Program Management Specialist Non-profit Careers – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Job
Title:         Program Management Specialist
Organisation: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: URC
Chiefs of Party
About US:
University Research
Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health
care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit
affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45
countries, including the United States.
Job Summary:   The Program Management Specialist will lead
local capacity building team and will oversee capacity building efforts for
local organizations supported by URC projects in Uganda to   prepare them to receive direct USAID funding
and implement PEPFAR programs. S/he will directly assist the Chiefs of Party in
the design, implementation, monitoring and documentation of implementation and
impact of these interventions.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide technical, managerial and
    strategic direction and supervision of project activities, including
    baseline and periodic assessments using USAID approved tools to evaluate
    progress of local organizations towards achievement of organization
    capacity to receive USAID direct funding
  • Identify technical and organizational
    capacity gaps within Local organizations, develop and implement
    appropriate knowledge and skills strengthening activities
  • Supervise other staff, specifically in
    areas of monitoring and evaluation, Finance and Grants management and
    Human Resources
  • Participate in the development of
    strategic and operational plans and oversee the development and successful
    implementation of the annual work plans.
  • Develop, implement and track annual,
    quarterly and monthly work plans and budgets
  • Prepare periodic program reports as may
    be required.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the
    supervisor.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Program
    Management Specialist job placement must hold a Master’s degree in Public
    Health (MPH), business administration (MBA) or similar qualifications
  • 8-10 – years of senior level
    professional experience working with USG (PEPFAR and USAID) funded
    programs
  • Strong supervisory and mentoring skills,
    with demonstrated ability to craft and implement work plans
  • Demonstrated experience interacting with
    host county governments, counterparts, and international donor agencies
  • Excellent capacity building skills.
  • Strong writing and oral presentation
    skills in English
  • A good understanding of USAID rules and
    regulations
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below.
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