Regional Project Officer NGO Jobs – Uganda Episcopal Conference


Job Title:    Regional Project Officer

Organisation: Uganda
Episcopal Conference

Duty Station: 

Reports to:
Executive Secretary


About US:

The Uganda Catholic
Medical Bureau (UCMB), the Health Department of the Uganda Episcopal Conference
(UEC) in partnership with the Africa Christian Health Associations Platform
(ACHAP)—an advocacy and network platform of over 40 Christian Health
Associations (CHAs) and Church Health Networks in Sub-Saharan Africa, with
support from USAID, are implementing a Community Health Networks project—ACHAP
Afya—in the West Nile Districts of Arua and Nebbi.


The goal of the
project is to address community health interventions—that will increase the
demand and utilization of maternal, and child health (MCH), Nutrition, Water
& Sanitation Hygiene (WASH) and voluntary family planning and reproductive
health (FP/RH) interventions in the region through expanding demand for and
availability of community health services by engaging and leveraging the
expertise of locally established organizations and influential community
resource persons that can help strengthen linkage and the reach of the
healthcare system.


The ACHAP Afya –
UCMB Community Health Network Project will be implemented to support Government
of Uganda development efforts of reducing key community drivers of child and
maternal morbidity and mortality in high burden regions of Uganda.


Job Summary:  The Regional Project Officer is the overall
responsible project officer in the region and comprehensively manages and
coordinates technical-human, administrative and financial design, development,
planning, implementation and evaluation of the project activities in the
region, efficient and prudent financial management, ensuring the intergration
of the project activities in the relevant sectors of the district development
plans and fostering partnerships and collaboration with existing regional
implementing partners and local community-based organistions for the
achievement of project outcomes.


He/She will
coordinate efforts of the Community Health Network Project in the District of
Arua. He/she will coordinate project activities in the district—including
efforts to address community health interventions that increase the demand and
utilization of maternal, and child health (MCH), Nutrition, Water &
Sanitation Hygiene (WASH) and voluntary family planning and reproductive health
(FP/RH) interventions.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

overall leadership to the UCMB Community Health Network Project in the Region.

proper and timely project activity planning, budgeting and execution based on
the project’s documents and detailed implementation plan (DIP)

administration and financial management

management in the project region

management and stewardship

with District technical & political leadership, Donor (Implementing
Partners), Community Based Organisations, NGOs, FBOs and Community Resource
Persons (CRPs) for the effective implementation of project activities.

possible recommendations for improving community RMNCH/WASH strategies

Plan and
coordinate the training of project and partner staff to increase their capacity
to deliver quality community RMNCH programs in the region

compliance with donor regulations, UEC-UCMB Finance policies and local
government rules and regulations

with field teams to ensure that technical support, guidance and mentoring are
provided to health service providers and community partners

the Executive Secretary in enforcing organisational policies.

Monitoring and Reporting of project activities.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

qualification in Public Health, Health Services Management, Project Planning
& Management,  or Business

minimum of 5 years practical experience at senior project management level at
working with communities—with  strong
preference in MNCH and FP programming.

in coordination of multi-agency programming.

preference for candidates with at least five years experience in MNCH and
Family Planning programming and providing technical assistance to partner

leadership and ability to build and motivate diverse and talented teams.

to work both in a team and independently and ability to transfer knowledge
through formal and informal training.

in, and a commitment to, working with the different religious denominational

with public grant proposal writing, implementation and reporting of USG grants

analytical and information seeking and proven decision-making skills.

sensitivity and solid track record as a team player with all levels of staff.

inter-personal and public relations skills.

in designing and implementing participatory planning and evaluation methods.

and ability to travel regularly

English language oral and written communication skills.

in MS Office packages, including Word, Excel, Power-Point and Outlook.

of UEC and Catholic Church operations and procedures highly desirable.


How to Apply:

All eligible and
interested candidates should apply and attach their signed CVs, copies of
certificates, degrees, and testimonials to the address below:


The Secretary

Uganda Catholic

Plot 672, Hanlon
Road – Nsambya Hill

P.O. Box 2886
Kampala. Uganda


Deadline: 12th February 2021


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