Job Title: Program Manager - Eastern Region
Organization: Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation
Duty Station: Uganda
Report to: Director Medical and Psychosocial Programs
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation - Uganda (Baylor -Uganda) is a private not for profit NGO that provides: HIV/AIDS care, treatment and prevention services; maternal child health services; Health Professional training and Clinical Research.
Job Summary: The Program Manager - Eastern Region will develop and monitor the implementation of systems, policies and procedures for aligning the various project objectives to health services from the district level to health facility and community level in the region in line with Baylor Uganda's mission.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
- The jobholder will develop and monitor the implementation of annual and quarterly consolidated work plans, procurement plans and budgets for Region in line with program goals/objectives
- Offer technical support to the districts to make annual and quarterly activity work plan and budget integrating HIV care, treatment and prevention services (for paediatrics, adolescent, adult) and MCH services into the existing services and monitor their implementation.
- Regularly review and monitor sub-granting process to the district and follow- up accountability of the grants in liaison with grants officer and BCM regional leaders and as well as implementing recommendations in line with Baylor grants policy
- Develop and monitor the implementation of the capacity building program for district health workers and Baylor Uganda staff based on clear identified needs i.e. training, mentorship, and support supervision in line with projects objectives and MOH guidelines
- Keenly monitor the compliance of the regional teams to HR systems and policies as well as conduct supervisory HR support activities to maintain a competent & motivated “team of Regional leaders in line with the Human resources manual.
- Develop and implement strategies to strengthen engagement with civil society and community in health services, patient tracking system for retention purposes plus a functional linkage/referral systems at community, health facility and district level in line with various program objectives and the MoH related guidelines
- Build and maintain strategic partnerships and networks with district key stakeholders and other partner organizations involved in programs and advocate for comprehensive, relevant and harmonized interventions in the region in line with various program objectives and MoH policies.
- Develop and implement strategies for conducting periodic program review/lesson learnt meetings/ based on the set and agreed upon periodic targets for the programs and develop action plans for improvements including periodic report writing and feed back to stakeholders.
- Review and monitor the implementation of MoH Ql Objectives and quality improvement projects in the supported districts and health facilities in line with the project objectives and MOH guidelines.
- Develop fundable proposals in collaboration with other Baylor-Uganda members and other key stakeholders for the sustainability or continuity of various programs in region in line with Baylor Uganda strategic objectives
- Identify research opportunities, conduct/participate in research, monitor and implement research activities in the region, document and share findings/lessons learnt in line with the Baylor Uganda Research Policy.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
- The applicant must hold a Master’s degree in Pediatrics or Public health or any other relevant masters and must be registered with the relevant professional body.
- A minimum of five years’ experience in managing Health programs/projects with a reputable International or Local NGO, and direct experience with local governance and donor representatives.
- Previous experience in HIV/AIDS and ART is an added advantage.
- The applicant should have written research abstracts and manuscripts and presented them in conferences or published
- Skills in resource mobilization most especially in writing proposals
- High teamwork
- Good networking and communication skills.
- The applicant must also be dynamic, Persuasive & convincing, self-motivated and able to demonstrate high initiative.
- Knowledge of the Eastern local dialects.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications to the address below including a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job requirements, current position, names and addresses of three referees i.e. email and phone addresses, copies of professional/academic documents, email address, and day time telephone contact. The applicant must have at most a credit 6 in Math and English. An approved ‘Medical Check-up report from a recommended health facility or hospital and a certificate of good conduct for the successful candidates is a requirement at entry.
Send applications via E-mail to: applications@baylor-Uganda.org.
The Human Resources Manager,
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation-Uganda,
Block 5 Mulago Hospital,
P.O. Box 72052, Clock Tower, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 26th August 2016 by 4:00 PM
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