Project Manager NGO Job Vacancies – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision
Reports to:  Programme Manager
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
Vision Uganda is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government
organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to
overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 82 districts in
Uganda implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation &
hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child
protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult
beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose
background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All
employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable
background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.
Job Summary: World vision Uganda in
collaboration with World vision Ireland implements phase 2 of Access to Infant
Maternal and Child Health (AIM Health Plus) project in Busia District, funded
by Irish Aid, with close supervision of the Project Manager to:
leadership in all aspects of strategic planning and follow through the
implementation of agreed upon MNCHN strategies and maximum integration of
synergies as project is implemented.
the quality of the project implementation is in line with Uganda’s Ministry of
health (MOH) and WV Ireland Policies
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project management and
·       Identify and build
strategic networks with other actors to support the district in implementation
of AIM health strategies including Goal oriented ANC, Malaria, Diarrhea,
Nutrition programing, community systems strengthening, VHT functionality and
health advocacy.
·       Initiate and work with
line WV staff and district partners to technically interpret the MNCH&N
technical approaches included in the Access to Infant and Maternal Health (AIM
Health Plus) proposal to facilitate implementation of key activities in the
project work plan.
·       Work with the MNCH and
Nutrition Specialists to define areas of MNCH& N and facilitate their
integration in the Maternal New born Child health and Nutrition programming in
the project district.
Project monitoring and
·       Working with districts,
conducts support supervision in the AIM health district and provide technical
assistance to ADPs implementing MNCHN activities.
·       Ensure World Vision’s
institutional learning and experiences in MNCHN activities feed into AIM Health
program development.
·       Conduct regular field
monitoring visits every month together with Project Officers
·       Prepare weekly &
monthly work plans
Finance management
·       Manage project finances
and assets in line with WV policy
·       Budget management and
control in line with WVU and donor requirement.
·       Support Partners and Sub
Grantees to adhere to WV finance and Asset Management policies.
·       Performance management
and supervision
·       Assess staff capacity
and ensure the building of staff capacity to deliver for Project goals.
·       Manage the performance
and discipline of the team by providing coaching and mentoring to high
performing and effective individuals and teams
·       Manage wellbeing of
staff to ensure a motivated
Project development
·       Provide technical
guidance and monitor implementation of MNCHN activities including but not
limited to: Information Education and Communication/Behavior Change
Communications, Community mobilization and interventions targeting VHT.
·       Support the field teams
to constantly understand and articulate project MNCH strategies to
beneficiaries and partners, namely, communities, CBO’s, NGO’s civil society and
district officials
Networking and
·       Identify and build
strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with actors to
support district in planning and implementation of AIM health strategies
·       Effectively engage and
Network with District and Sub county health Authorities and local government
structures and any other agencies to promote ownership and Sustainability of
Documentation and
·       Prepare narrative
Monthly, quarterly & Annual report for submission to the WV and the donor
·       Conduct quality checks
of all the monitoring/data collection forms, filling and entry into specific
AIM health database.
·       Document lessons
learned, promising practices and case studies from the AIM health Plus project

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       Degree in Human
Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Public health or any related discipline.
·       Master’s Degree in
Public Health is an added advantage
·       5 years practical
experience in Public health including Nutrition and/or HIV/AIDS programming
with a reputable organization, At least 3 of which must have been involved in
program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
·       Experience in program
areas of; HIV /AIDS prevention and curative services, EMTCT, Tuberculosis (TB),
Malaria prevention and control, Integrated community case management (ICCM),
Integrated Management of New-born and Childhood Illnesses(IMNCI), Nutrition,
Family Planning, Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) interventions
·       Master trainer in the
various RMNCMN packages
·       Registration with the
relevant regulatory bodies i.e. Nursing council/ Medical council/ Allied health
·       Effective in written and
verbal communication in English.
·       Experience in working
with communities
·       Good budget management
·       Experience working with
Ministry of Health and District Local Government structures, other development
partners, donors and other community structures both formal and informal.
How to apply:
suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your application and complete
Curriculum Vitae. Apply online by visiting World Vision International’s
e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Deadline: 31st
January 2020
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