Project Officer: E-Face NGO Jobs – Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB)

 

Job Title:    Project Officer: E-Face
(Engaging FBOS/CSOS/PNFPS and communities to support and sustain HIV epidemic
control in Uganda)

Organization:  Uganda
Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to:
Project Manager

 

About US:

The Uganda
Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB) was founded in 1957 as a registered faith
based Non-Governmental Organization under the Trustees Incorporation Act (CAP
165) as Registered Trustees of the Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau. UPMB
brings together Protestant Churches in Uganda involved in Provision of Health
Services. It serves as a link between Government and / or Development Partners
and UPMB-Member Institutions and provides support to its members through
capacity strengthening, coordination, lobbying and Advocacy, public relations
and translation of government policies.

 

Job Summary:  The Project Officer is responsible for ensuring
that project activities are effectively implemented. S/he will also be involved
in designing strategies, coordinating stakeholders and implementation of
activities as well as contributing to organization-wide learning. The Project
officer will work in collaboration with the other team members to strengthen
the technical and institutional capacity of FBOs/CBOs/PNFPs to complement the
existing efforts by GOU, Development Partners, Civil Society and other
stakeholders to attain and sustain epidemic control in Uganda by 2020 and Beyond

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

·       
Strengthen
Coordination within Faith Networks, Medical Bureaus, Regional Partners and
Districts

·       
Support
Increased high impact Community based interventions for case finding and
linkages

·       
Increased
evidence based HIV Prevention interventions to reduce the risk of acquiring and
transmitting HIV Infection

·       
Keep
abreast of developments in HIV programming and progress in order to advise and
recommend tools and strategies to increase project performances and results.

·       
Develop
strategies to engage faith leaders, individuals and communities to promote
access to health services by the children, women and men living with HIV who
are not yet on antiretroviral therapy.

·       
Develop
and manage project plans, and reviewing the plans regularly to ensure tasks and
milestones are being achieved in a timely manner.

·       
Take
responsibility for leading technical team members to modify and monitor key
performance indicators, report and record progress of activities and ensuring
that agreed deliverables are met.

·       
Manage
the preparation of project documents, work plans and reports.

·       
Coordinate
the review and analysis of project reports to identify and act on potential
bottlenecks in project implementation and to enhance quality of implementation
and reporting.

·       
Actively
participate in provision of advice on strategic direction and issues pertaining
to the improvement of the project.

·       
Represent
or ensure that the project is presented in technical meetings and various
activities with various partners and stakeholders.

·       
Provide
appropriate and facilitative administrative follow-up actions to ensure
effective implementation of project strategies.

·       
In
collaboration with Management, establish and maintain effective working
relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

·       
Proactively
maintain a current awareness of the project activities and status.

·       
Support
other staff to observe and adhere to procedures, implement project scope of
work project plans, and ensure quality of project activities.

·       
Promote
strengthened understanding and capacities within project by specifically
identifying skills and capacity needs within the project and organize for
interventions to address these gaps.

·       
Actively
seek to identify and mobilize resources for expansion of the Project

·       
Any
other duties as may be assigned by the Project Manager in consultation with the
Project director/PI/ED.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in a, Community health, Public ‘health,
health management, Nursing, social sciences or social works and social
administration,.

·       
A
minimum of four years’ experience in providing HIV prevention services,
particularly to religious leaders. Experience gained through serving within a
Government institution or NGO with proven ability to coordinate activities of
different stakeholders at district and or sub national level.

·       
Hands-on
knowledge and skills in designing, planning, implementing and monitoring
community activities for HIV prevention for PMTCT,

·       
Previous
experience in implementing and applying Quality improvement approaches and
providing training to service providers and stakeholders.

·       
Good
interpersonal, organizational and written / verbal communication skills.

·       
Willingness
to travel within the supported districts.

 

How to
Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested persons who wish to apply
hand-deliver an application letter with a detailed CV and copies of your
academic credentials, naming at least two referees to:

 

Human Resources Manager

Uganda Protestant medical Bureau

Plot 877 Balintuma Road Mengo

P.O. Box 4127

Kampala-Uganda

 

E-mail: upmbadmin@upmb.co.ug

 

Deadline: 11th
December 2020 by 5:00 pm

 

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