Fresher Project Officer NGO Jobs – Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)

Job
Title:         
 
Project Officer
Organization:
Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project
Coordinator-DANIDA Project
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.
About DANIDA Project:
RHU is to implement
a project, namely; “Addressing the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Needs of Vulnerable Populations” in Northern and Central Uganda funded by
DANIDA through IPPF. The project sites are Adjumani, and Kampala (Bwaise and
Owino) in Northern and Central Uganda, respectively. It is a two-year project
starting April 2020 – March 31st, 2022.
Job Summary:  The Project Officer will be responsible for
overseeing the implementation of the Addressing the Sexual and Reproductive
Health and Rights Needs of Vulnerable Populations” project in Adjumani, but
also support other programme interventions. The project aims to contribute to
increased access to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) services
among the vulnerable populations in the project catchment areas.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Undertake
project planning and implementation with utmost efficiency
·       
Coordinate
community based SRHR interventions embedded within the project
·       
Oversee
operations and mentorship of peer educators and other project support staff
·       
Compile
and submit project reports at different levels including branch and head office
·       
Ensure
effective alignment of program and financial aspects of the project to
contribute to set program objectives.
·       
Continuously
document best and promising practices exhibited within the project
implementation
·       
Inform,
educate, and communicate with clients, to motivate and enable them make
informed SRHR choices
·       
Provide
quality integrated SRHR services to clients at all delivery points as per RHU’s
SRHR service package
·       
Refer
clients where necessary, to defined referral point(s)
·       
Perform
other professional duties that may be assigned by the Supervisor



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Health
from a recognised institution with a valid Practicing License and registration
certificate.
·       
Post
Graduate training in Project Planning Management is an added advantage.
·       
A
minimum of two years of experience in providing integrated Sexual and
Reproductive Health services.
·       
Individuals
with previous NGO experience and experience, while offering family planning and
maternity services will have an added advantage.
·       
Strong
documentation, coordination and analytical skills.
·       
Strong
interpersonal and communication skills.
·       
Hands on
experience in facilitation specifically capacity building trainings for staff
and key stakeholders.
·       
Willingness
to contribute and work as part of a team together with capacity to deal with
people of diverse cultures.
·       
Ability
to work under minimum supervision and keeping deadlines.
·       
Willingness
to comply with set policies and procedures.
·       
Computer
literate (ability to work with vast social media technologies).
·       
Having
in-depth understanding of the SRHR environment of Uganda shall be of added
advantage.
·       
The
candidate must adhere to the safeguarding reporting and monitoring requirements
of this role
·       
The
candidate must be pro-choice
How to Apply:
All candidates
should submit their 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
either by post or hand delivery addressed to:
The Executive
Director,
Reproductive Health
Uganda,
P.O. Box 10746
Kampala. Uganda
Or hand-deliver at:
RHU Head Office, Plot 2, Katego Road, Kamwokya (Opposite Uganda Museum)
Deadline: 13th March 2020
NB:
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Female applicants are encouraged
to apply.
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