Project Lead /Government Liaison & Advocacy – BRAC International

Job Title:           Project Lead /Government Liaison &
Advocacy
Organization:  BRAC
International
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
About US:
BRAC is a global leader in
creating large-scale opportunities for the poor. Founded in Bangladesh in 1972,
it is now one of the world’s largest development organizations, touching the
lives of an estimated 138 million people in 11 countries across Asia and
Africa.


BRAC Uganda Health Program
The health Program in Uganda
began in 2008 to ensure that people living in poverty can access quality, affordable
health services. The goal of the BRAC health program is to improve maternal
health and reduce under-5 child morbidity and mortality. 
BRAC Uganda through its health
program will be implementing a USAID funded Health Systems Strengthening
Activity in 60 districts of Uganda. The purpose of the Uganda Health Systems
Strengthening (UHSS) activity is to strengthen Uganda’s health system through
technical assistance that will improve leadership era accountability for
results in public and private health sectors at national, sub-national, and
community levels; implement innovative interventions that increase efficient
use, governance, and management of key health system resources including human
resources for health, finance, equipment I infrastructure; and strengthen state
and no state community health systems that are critical for improved quality of
health services.


Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Work in Collaboration with the Program manager
and the technical and non-technical teams in the UHSS consortium to ensure the
UHSS related technical and programmatic work is implemented according to plan.
·        
Ensure work plan for all Programmatic activities
(Field operations and M&E activities) are developed and implemented
effectively and efficiently.
·        
Represent BRAC and UHSS in technical, health
cluster and any other meetings with stakeholders’ partners and prepare or make
presentations as may be delegated by the program manager.
·        
Participate in relevant coordination meetings
with relevant MoH departments, UN agencies, and NGO partners within the broader
health systems strengthening sector.
·        
With the technical support from the Program
Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for timely reporting to the donor.
·        
Safeguarding roles:
        
Ensure the safety of team members from any harm,
abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation. Act as a key source of support,
guidance and expertise on safe guarding for establishing a sate working
environment.
        
 Practice,
promote and endorse the issues of safe guarding policy among team members and
ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action.
        
 Follow
the safe guarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes
place, encourage others to do so.



Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:
·        
Basic degree in health related fields, Master’s
Degree in Public Health or other related fields.
·        
At least three years in public health project
management with demonstrated experience in managing projects in sub-Saharan
Africa implementing health systems strengthening activities.
·        
Experience in writing high quality and detailed
project reports.
·        
Experience in managing large scale projects with
multiple teams.
·        
Previous experience working in a USAID project
is an added advantage
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send
their Application (addressed to the Manager, HR & Training) & CV by
email to hrd.uganda@brac.net.  The
subject must be the name of the position applied for strictly. Only complete
applications will be accepted and only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted. BRAC is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults,
and expects all employees and volunteers to share the same commitment.
Deadline: Friday 8th
November, 2019
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