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Project Coordinator – MNCH Project Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Reports to:  Programme
Manager
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
World 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 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is
committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose
background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness.  Our prayer for every Heart, the will to
make it so.”
Job Summary:  The Project Coordinator – Buikwe MNCH will
implement an MNCH project in Buikwe district. With close supervision and
leadership of the Programme Manager, the Project Coordinator will implement all
project activities in the designated sub-counties/ areas and ensure the quality
of the project in line with Ministry of Health (MoH) and Donor related
policies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Identify
and build strategic networks with other actors to support the district in
implementation of MNCH strategies including: Goal oriented ANC, HIV/AIDS,
EmNOC, ICCM (Integrated Community Case management) for Pneumonia, Diarrhea and
Malaria and nutrition programming, community systems strengthening including
VHT functionality and health advocacy
·       
Provide
guidance to the development of project designs and annual operational plans of
the MNCH project including timed and targeted Counseling (ttC), mHealth
platform at the Village level, Essential Maternal and newborn Care (EmNOC),
contribute to the 100 days through the Growth Monitoring Promotion (GMP) and
provide technical advice to other MNCH projects.
·       
Work in
cooperation with the Ministry of Health to improve government interventions in
the area of MNCH, providing evidence using the internationally recognized
models such as LQAS for community based outcomes and quality improvement
approaches including mentoring and coaching of service providers, LiST and
qualitative methodologies.
·       
Representation
and advocacy for World Vision (WV) and other MNCH programming at national level
forums using evidence based frameworks including operations research in the
area of systems strengthening and the contribution of VHTs to MNCH.
·       
Work
with WV staff and district partners to technically interpret the MNCH technical
approaches in the proposal and facilitate implementation of key activities,
including promoting access through the integrated community outreaches
approach, Health centre functionality, Positive Deviance Hearth, The Child Days
Plus, the Baby Friendly Health Facility Initiatives (BFHI), Helping Babies
Breathe and Helping Mothers Survive, cPMTCT and Signal functions for EmNOC for
Uganda.




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal applicant for the World Vision Project Coordinator – Buikwe MNCH
Project job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Nutrition, public Health
and / or health related discipline.
·       
A
Master’s Degree in Public Health is an added advantage
·       
At least
five years’ experience in managing similar related projects programs or
projects
·       
High
level of understanding the MNCH, Nutrition and HIV
·       
Prior
leadership experience in the area of maternal newborn & child health and
Nutrition and HIV models and proven ability in advocacy management and
leadership.
·       
Must
have strong organizational skills and ability to work with diverse teams across
the organization
·       
Excellent
skills required in program design, reporting, documentation, monitoring and
evaluation
·       
Experience
in working communities with good knowledge of public health system and
structures
·       
Must be
creative individual with strong sense of vision, commitment and priorities
·       
A mature
and committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities
·       
Must
have strong organizational skills and an ability to work with diverse teams
across considerable distances Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
and strong interpersonal skills
·       
Demonstrated
commitment to World Vision’s mission statement and Core Values
·       
Must be
able to travel 30% of the time
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your application and complete
Curriculum Vitae online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment
jobs portal at the web link below.
Deadline: 5th July 2020

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