Project Manager – Maternal and Newborn and Adolescent Health NGO Careers – ChildFund International

Organization: ChildFund
International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Program
& Sponsorship Director
About US:
For over seventy
years, ChildFund International has provided support to deprived, excluded and
vulnerable children to have the capacity to improve their lives and
opportunities to become young adults, parents and leaders who bring lasting and
positive change to their communities. We promote societies whose individuals
and institutions participate in valuing, protecting, and advancing the worth
and rights of children. Our core commitment is child-centered change that will
ensure healthy and secure infants, educated and confident children, and youth
who are skilled and engage meaningfully in the affairs and decision making
processes within their communities.
Job Summary:  The Project Manager – Maternal and Newborn and
Adolescent Health will oversee project implementation and provide technical
expertise and quality assurance for project activities. This person will be
ChildFund’s point of project contact with relevant, national, regional and
district national stakeholders including the Ministry of Health, regional
implementing agencies and local partners. The Project Manager will lead a team
of staff implementing that prepares annual and quarterly implementation plans,
oversee project activities; prepares reports and ensure the project is
compliant with the donor and ChildFund Uganda regulations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Lead the
achievement of all project deliverables (e.g. annual and quarterly work plans,
detailed budgets, procurement plans)
·       
Experiences
in quality improvement approaches for strengthening district and community
health systems
·       
Supervise
and monitor the work of project staff to ensure high-quality implementation that
aligns with the donor regulations
·       
Oversee
the application of strong M&E systems, program monitoring tools, and
efficient mechanisms that support high quality implementation.
·       
Emphasize
the use of data and learning for ongoing program improvement and adaptation.
·       
Represent
the project externally and maintain effective communication, coordination, and
positive relationships with key stakeholders.
·       
Create
and sustain a work environment of mutual respect where the project team strives
to achieve project execution excellence



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant must have a Clinical background in medical field. A Masters-level
degree in Public Health, demography or population studies is highly desirable
·       
At least
five years of professional experience designing, managing and implementing
donor-funded maternal newborn/adolescent health, social and behavior change
projects.
·       
In-depth
knowledge of the Uganda health system.
·       
Excellent
interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead teams effectively.
·       
Ability
to work effectively in rural communities and resource-constrained environments.
·       
Excellent
oral and written communication skills in English.
How to Apply:
All candidates who
meet these qualifications should submit your application including detailed
Curriculum Vita, academic and professional papers and names of 3 work related
Referees with their Email/ daytime telephone contacts to:
THE COUNTRY DIRECTOR
CHILD FUND
INTERNATIONAL
P.O BOX 3342 KAMPALA
OR Hand delivery to
ChildFund Country Office located on Plot 71/72 Namirembe Road, P.O. Box 3341,
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 13th August 2020
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