Project Coordinator – PITCH Job Vacancies – Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)

Job Title:       Project Coordinator –PITCH Project
Organization:
Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:       Advocacy and Communications Manager
About us:
Reproductive Health
Uganda (RHU) is a Member Association of the International Planned Parenthood
Federation (IPPF), and its core mandate is to champion, provide and enable
universal access to rights-based Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
(SRHR) information and services to vulnerable and underserved communities and
to young people.  The role of the
engagement with RHU and its partners is to ensure that SRHR are respected,
protected and fulfilled as a goal in itself, and as a fundamental means to
gender equality, human well-being and sustainable development.
Job Summary:  The
Project Coordinator –PITCH Project  is responsible
for coordinating Advocacy initiatives/activities in line with RHU’s strategic
direction and thematic objectives and provide leadership for the Partnership to
Inspire, Transform and Connect the HIV Response (PITCH) project implementation
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate and provide technical support to Frontline AIDS PITCH
    partners in Uganda
  • Work closely with FRONTLINE AIDS in all aspects of project
    management and donor reporting
  • Support and share timelines with PITCH Implementing Partners (IPs)
    to develop and submit quarterly and annual work plans, budgets and reports
    to RHU and FRONTLINE AIDS.
  • Respond to and follow up information requests from FRONTLINE AIDS on
    PITCH and RHU Advocacy initiatives
  • Consolidate Frontline AIDS PITCH work plans, budgets, and reports
    and share with FRONTLINE AIDS
  • Review and advise/ recommend for approval expenditures against set
    budget lines for PITCH
  • Coordinate all implementing partners and ensure that their capacity
    is built to deliver on the project.
  • Work with the Country Focal Person (CFP) to monitor progress of
    PITCH project in Uganda.
  • Ensure availability of harmonized project implementation among the
    IPs and other stakeholder
  • Provide technical support and guidance to strategic planning
    processes on key Advocacy initiatives that RHU and PITCH partners could
    undertake.
  • Track trends in resource mobilisation and contemporary advocacy
    work, document and provide advice/ recommendations
  • Alongside the communications specialist, support PITCH and RHU IPs
    with development and implementation of the Communication strategy,
    documentation of programmatic best practices and case studies for
    dissemination to and utilization by relevant stakeholders
  • Ensure effective communication flow amongst PITCH Implementing Partners
    (IPS), within and outside RHU
  • Perform any other professional duties as may be assigned by the
    supervisor



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Development
    Studies, Public Health, Social Sciences or any relevant degree.
  • A relevant postgraduate qualification such as Project Planning and
    Management, Training in Advocacy Research, Advocacy strategy and Analysis
    will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge in Human Rights-Based Approaches
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience from a reputable organization
    in a similar role
  • Knowledge, Skills and Temperament
  • Knowledge of SRHR and HIV/AIDS Advocacy work
  • Familiar with the implementation of HIV/AIDS and reproductive health
    Programs and Working with key Populations targeted organisations.
  • Knowledge of current policies and laws related to Reproductive
    Health and HIV AIDS.
  • Knowledgeable of priority populations for HIV interventions in
    Uganda.
  • Knowledge and experience with the Project cycle management
  • Networking and stakeholder management and advocacy
  • Partner capacity development
  • Documentation, information management, and reporting
  • A good communicator
  • Collaborative, analytical, and highly organised
  • The candidate must adhere to the safeguarding reporting and
    monitoring requirements of this role
  • The candidate must be pro-choice
How to apply
All interested and
qualified candidates submit by post, email or hand-deliver application letters
and attach certified copies of academic transcripts, a detailed Curriculum
Vitae and other relevant documents as well the contact addresses (e-mail) of 3
referees including their telephone contacts to:
The Executive
Director, Reproductive Health Uganda, P.O. Box 10746 Kampala
Or hand-deliver at:
RHU Head Office, Plot 2, Katego Road – Tufnell Drive, Off Kiira Road, Kamwokya
– Kampala, Uganda.
Only shortlisted
applicants will be contacted
NB:  Female applicants are encouraged to apply
Deadline: 6th December 2019
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