Deputy Project Manager NGO Careers – Rakai Health Sciences Program

Job Title:            Deputy
Project Manager
Organisation:  Rakai Health Sciences Program
Duty Station:
About US:
Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP) is a collaborative
Bio-medical Research and Service delivery organization founded in 1987,
formerly the Rakai Project.
Job Summary: The
Deputy Project Manager will specifically support district-led programming for a
decentralized HIV/AIDS response through provision of leadership to the cluster
coordinators, monitoring of budget and workplans and ensuring timely cost
effective achievement of regional targets and key indicators
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Provide technical support to the cluster
Spearhead the monitoring of PEPFAR budget,
workplans, timeliness of activity implementation and spending monitoring
Oversee the budget review and sub-grant
processes to the districts; ensure timely requisition and accountabilities
Support the timely planning, budgeting for the
CBOs, districts & other subgrantees contracted by Masaka region
Provide leadership for the functioning of all
Community based Organizations (CBOs) & sub grantees contracted by RHSP
Organize regular stakeholders’ meetings all in
the spirit of enhancing district-led programming.
Identify barriers to implementation of
district-led programming and sub-grantee supported activities in Masaka region
and propose corrective action.
Assess and report on and design capacity
building and technical assistance interventions to the DHT and other
Support respective clusters to oversee
activities and functionality of volunteers
Participate in grant application
Represent the program at stakeholder and PEPFAR
implementing partner meetings as and when required
Other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s
degree in Medicine and Surgery
Master’s degree in Public health
Advanced diploma in M&E or Project
management is an added advantage
Specialized training in HIV/AIDS will be an
At least two years’ experience in strategic
planning, health systems strengthening (HSS) and participatory approaches.
Familiarity with the functioning of the
decentralized Local Government System of Uganda.
Knowledge of PEPFAR/US Government programming
policies and regulations, procedures and practices, which bear on project
management in support of cooperative agreements.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills including the
ability to work effectively with the DHTs and HFs.
In-depth knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS.
Experience with Monitoring and Evaluation of
How to apply:
All interested Candidates possessing the above attributes
can send their applications including a cover letter, latest Copy of CV (with 3
referees), copies of academic qualifications/certificates addressed to the HR
Manager to Kindly indicate the Job title under subject of the
mail. Only Online applications will be considered.
NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Rakai
Health Sciences Program. Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to
Deadline: Tuesday,
31st December 2019 by 5:00pm
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