Project Coordinator, DMPA-SC NGO Careers – Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI)

 

Job Title:    Project Coordinator, DMPA-SC
Access Collaborative and Uganda Self-Injection, Scale-Up

Organization:  Clinton Health Access Initiative,
Inc. (CHAI)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

The Clinton Health
Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to
saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and middle-income
countries, while strengthening the capabilities of governments and the private
sector in those countries to create and sustain high-quality health systems
that can succeed without our assistance.

 

About Program:

PATH is launching a
new three-year initiative in Uganda to coordinate and monitor scale-up of
contraceptive self-injection in alignment with the country’s national plan,
which aims to complete scale-up of SI across all sectors by end of December
2021. PATH will work with the Ministry of Health (MOH) and partners on
finalizing the necessary tools and approaches, based on learnings from the
significant body of Uganda self-injection evidence, for scaling the practice
through existing in-country partner networks (USAID bilateral, DFID global
awards, and bilateral, UNFPA) and to monitor implementation and uptake.

 

Job Summary:  PATH is recruiting a Project Coordinator to
manage implementation of the Uganda scale-up project work plan, as well as to
manage and track regional technical assistance delivered to Anglophone
countries in the Africa and Asia regions who are working to scale up
self-injection. The project coordinator will support the Uganda and global
teams to ensure work plan activities are executed on time and aligned with
budget, applying project management tools and techniques. The coordinator will
report to the Access Collaborative Regional Technical Advisor based in Kampala.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       
Work
with Regional Technical Advisor and US-based Program Officer to support program
strategy and manage Regional SI TA work plan, milestones, and deliverables;
facilitate monthly work plan updates Maintain TA tracker for Anglophone countries;
ensure that requests are documented and followed up

·       
Manage
communications across global team to streamline inputs into TA requests for the
Anglophone region; act as first point of contact on team to draft a response
and coordinate inputs

·       
Oversee
continuous improvement and adaptation of regional TA model including through
facilitating quarterly reviews of progress

·       
Responsible
for including Anglophone regional TA activities in routine reporting mechanisms
(e.g., annual report, monthly Ops Group meetings, quarterly donor group
meetings)

·       
Work
with the Uganda Project Director and project team to support program strategy
and manage Uganda work plan, milestones, and deliverables; facilitate monthly
work plan updates and flag potential linkages with global AC work plan
activities.

·       
Monitor
high-level implementation of the Uganda SI scale-up plan across Implementing
partners and track progress through the scale up tracker, toward key milestones
set forth by the DMPA-SC task force

·       
Track
and ensure evidence-based, efficient team responses to technical assistance and
support requests from the Ministry of Health, District Health Teams, and
partners on family planning, and specifically DMPA-SC self-injection

·       
Manage
tasks related to tracking deliverables, coordinating efforts, and identifying
and communicating risks internally and externally.

·       
Help to
develop and maintain high-performing teams. Includes assisting with or leading
team meetings, ensuring focused agendas and clear outcomes are captured
succinctly (e.g., weekly global team calls, monthly donor calls, partner, or
district meetings).

·       
Work
closely with functional resource managers to ensure appropriate allocation of
resources to the project.

·       
Coordinating
and contributing to the development of donor reports, including developing
slides and other outputs for regular donor engagements, annual reporting, and
in response to donor requests.

·       
As
assigned, coordinating, and contributing to the development of new grant
proposals, or the revision of existing proposals.

·       
Contribute
to improvement of project and portfolio management systems.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Master’s Degree in Public Health, demography or
equivalent in relevant discipline.

·       
Training
in Business administration is an added advantage

·       
At least
four years of experience and demonstrated skills in project management and team
management.

·       
Minimum
of three years of experience working in international development, preferably
in the health or family planning field in multiple countries across east, west
and/or central Africa; or documented equivalent experience in related field.

·       
Knowledge
of project management, project reporting and risk management tools.
Certification in project management preferred.

·       
Previous
experience working in cross-functional teams (or a matrixed organizational
structure).

·       
Strong
communication skills, capacity to understand situations and project scenario
and translate effectively into communication collaterals for stakeholders and
partners.

·       
Proven
interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively independently and in a
team.

·       
Excellent
command over spoken and written English

·       
Advanced
computer skills, including MS Office skills (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and
specific project management applications (e.g., MS Project, Asana, and
SharePoint).

·       
Well-organized
and attention to details with good follow-through skills.

·       
Excellent
negotiation skills.

·       
Must
have legal authorization to work in Uganda.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online at the link below.

 

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