Program Manager SRHR/SGBV NGO Job Careers – Amref Health Africa

 

Job Title:    Program Manager SRHR/SGBV

Organization:  Amref
Health Africa

Duty Station:  Uganda

 

About US:

Amref Health Africa
is an international African organization founded in Kenya in 1957. Our
Headquarters are in Nairobi with major programmes in Ethiopia, Kenya, South
Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, and two regional hubs in Southern and Western
Africa based in South Africa and Senegal Respectively. Working with and through
African communities, health systems and governments, Amref Health Africa aims
to close the gap that prevents people from accessing their basic right to
health. Amref Health Africa is committed to improving the health of people in
Africa by partnering with and empowering communities. Our Vision is Lasting
Health Change in Africa.

 

Job Summary:  The primary functions of the SRHR/SGBV Program
Manager include: provide overall technical and managerial leadership and
guidance to the program consortium partners; lead review and development of
annual work plans and budgets for the program; provide oversight of the
SRHR/SGBV program and consortium partners; ensure implementation of the work
plan activities; management of the relations with the districts of
implementation and engagement of key stakeholders for the program. The program
manager shall lead and support development of the standard program tools,
support M&E and finance functions, onboarding and management of program
staff and the day-to-day administration and management of the SRHR/SGBV
program. The manager shall manage donor relations in collaboration with the
Amref country office.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Manage
all aspects of the SRHR/SGBV Program including coordinating the consortium
partners, leading development of project work plans and budgets working
together with the consortium partners, program staff, and key stakeholders,
lead development of implementation and monitoring plans, and coordinate roles
and responsibilities of each partner members.

·       
Work
with the consortium partners to ensure that all required activities, indicators
and objectives are successfully met within the project timeframe and allocated
budget

·       
Work
with program team to guide timely procurements and delivery of required
commodities and equipment

·       
Work
with consortium partners’ finance, logistics, Human Resource managers and
administration to ensure smooth field office set-up and running; on boarding
and management of program staff.

·       
Work
with the consortium partners to closely update project monitoring plans and
discuss challenges and solutions

·       
Participate
in designing and support conducting of surveys and baseline assessments and
analyses to inform review and refining of program strategies and technical
approaches

·       
Schedule
regular joint consortium field visits for monitoring and supervision where
possible to ensure quality of programme implementation

·       
Design
master training schedule for the programme

·       
Support
mapping of partners, establish key programme partnerships and initiate
coordination meetings with them to ensure leveraging of resources and
integrated implementation of SRHR/SGBV services

·       
Work
with the consortium partners and programme staff to adopt and introduce
standardized strategies and protocols for SRHR/SGBV as a component of a
comprehensive and fully integrated SRHR/SGBV programme

·       
Attend
coordination meetings and work closely with other partners in SRHR/SGBV
ensuring access to the services and avoiding duplication of efforts

·       
Lead
progress report writing for submission to Amref health Africa Uganda.

·       
Support
the refining of monitoring, evaluation and operational research activities
within the programme.

·       
Prepare
technical and information documents, work plans and monitoring reports, taking
into account national and international protocols relevant to the issue.

·       
Perform
other activities, whenever requested by the supervisor.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a University Post graduate degree in medical
training, Public health, Social Sciences, Development Studies, or a related
field.

·       
Must
have at least five years of professional experience in managing and implementing
SRHR/SGBV projects

·       
Must be
able to analyze and interpret data and to track performance against program
indicators

·       
Must be
able to travel to field sites

·       
Experienced
in programme management, including implementation and PME;

·       
Demonstrated
experience of working with a network of partner organizations, managing
contacts and coordination of meetings with key-stakeholders;

·       
Experience
and interest in working with young people in the area of SRHR/SGBV.

·       
Experience
with programme planning models, project management, and monitoring systems

·       
Excellent
communication skills (oral and written) in English; critical and analytical
thinking, problem solving

·       
Team
player, but also able to work independently

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send an updated CV including three work related referees and cover
letter addressed to the Human Resources Business Partner, Amref Health Africa
in Uganda to jobs.amrefuganda@amref.org Emails should not exceed 2MB.

 

NB: Only
short-listed candidates will be contacted. Amref Health Africa is committed to
the principles of safeguarding at the workplace and does not tolerate any form
of abuse, discrimination or harassment.

 

Deadline: 11th December 2020

 

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