Regional Project Officer NGO Jobs – Uganda Episcopal Conference

 

Job Title:    Regional Project Officer

Organisation: Uganda
Episcopal Conference

Duty Station: 
Uganda

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:  

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

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

·       
Program
administration and financial management

·       
Personnel
management in the project region

·       
Asset
management and stewardship

·       
Liaison
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.

·       
Propose
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

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

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

·       
Support
the Executive Secretary in enforcing organisational policies.

·       
Coordination,
Monitoring and Reporting of project activities.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
Advanced
qualification in Public Health, Health Services Management, Project Planning
& Management,  or Business
Administration;

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

·       
Experience
in coordination of multi-agency programming.

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

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

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

·       
Experience
in, and a commitment to, working with the different religious denominational
structures.

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

·       
Excellent
analytical and information seeking and proven decision-making skills.

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

·       
Strong
inter-personal and public relations skills.

·       
Experience
in designing and implementing participatory planning and evaluation methods.

·       
Willingness
and ability to travel regularly

·       
Excellent
English language oral and written communication skills.

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

·       
Knowledge
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
General

Uganda Catholic
Secretariat,

Plot 672, Hanlon
Road – Nsambya Hill

P.O. Box 2886
Kampala. Uganda

 

Deadline: 12th February 2021

 

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