OVC Manager USAID Project Jobs – Agency for Cooperation in Research and Development-Uganda (ACORD-U)

 

Job Title:    OVC Manager

Organisation: Agency for Cooperation in Research and
Development-Uganda (ACORD-U)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to:
Programme Development Coordinator

 

About US:

ACORD-U (Agency for
Cooperation in Research and Development – Uganda) is an indigenous Non
Governmental Organization (NGO) working for social justice and development.
ACORD has been working in Uganda since 1979 with operations in over 25 districts
across Uganda. The ACORD-U works in conjunction with people who have been
denied their basic rights, helping to better understand, to challenge, and to
change the situation in which they find themselves.

 

About USAID ICYD Project:

The Agency for Cooperation
in Research and Development-Uganda (ACORD-U), received grants from USAID, to
implement the “Integrated Children and Youth Development (ICYD) Activity” in
Central and Western Uganda (Mityana, Gomba, Luwero, Kyenjojo and Kakumiro
Districts)

 

Job Summary:  The OVC Manager supports and manages the
technical implementation of the USAID ICYD Activity across Five districts
supported. The OVC manager will coordinate delivery of OVC programming,
including ongoing service delivery to transitioning OVC (majority children
living with HIV and vulnerable adolescent girls), oversight of roll out
national case management tools, assessing and enrolling OVC beneficiaries onto
the program using the clinic as the primary entry point for identifying and
enrolling beneficiaries, and delivering, coordinating, documenting and
reporting on HIV and social protection services within an integrated referral
network and case management system. The OVC Manager will work closely with the
M&E Manager and Finance Manager to ensure coordinated resource and quality
technical support to deliver quality services to families and meet and report
on comprehensive and prevention performance targets. S/he will ensure the OVC
team supports the identification, enrollment, retention and provision of a
continuum of health and social protection services to OVC and AGYW supported by
the project. The OVC Manager will ideally bring expertise in USAID OVC
programming with specific expertise in GBV/HIV prevention and response
programming with children living with HIV and adolescent girls within a case
management approach.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold an advanced degree in Social work and Social
Administration, business management, finance and administration or a related
field or any Social Sciences with similar qualifications. A master’s in a
related field is an added advantage.

·       
At least
three years’ experience working on a large project and experience with USAID
funded programs/projects necessary.

·       
Demonstrated
ability in designing, coordinating and implementing OVC/Youth HIV programs and
PEPFAR supported activities

·       
Proven
experience in the design, implementation, and management of case management
programs in Uganda.

·       
Experience
with implementing OVC interventions and programing, case management direct
service to OVC households and knowledge of HIV/AIDS service delivery among
caregivers and children living with HIV.

·       
Ability
to work with multi-sectoral agencies, such as community social services,
schools, health facilities, and OVC service providers, preferably including
experience in leading coordination efforts.

·       
Proven
ability to develop and maintain partnerships with government stakeholders.

·       
Previous
experience in managing teams and building partnerships in complex situations.

·       
Proven
leadership qualities, depth and breadth of technical expertise and experience,
and strong interpersonal skills.

·       
Ability
to represent the organization at different levels.

 

How to Apply:

Please send your CV
and cover letter with 2 work related referees and a table showing your past 3
year salary history to: Human Resource Officer, Agency for Cooperation in
Research & Development, P.O Box 280 Kampala, Uganda by email:
hr@acorduganda.org or Hand deliver to Plot 1272, Block 15, Nsambya, Ggaba Road
or ACORD Mbarara Field Offices.

 

Deadline: 26th November, 2020.

 

NB: ACORD
Uganda is an equal opportunities employer that doesn’t discriminate on any
basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, thus, if you do not hear
from us by 4th December 2020 you are not considered. Female candidates are
encouraged to apply.

 

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