NGO Health Degree Managerial Jobs at Concern – Health Facilities Support Manager

Concern Worldwide is an Irish non-governmental, international, humanitarian organisation dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries.
Our mission is to help people living in extreme poverty achieve major improvements in their lives which last and spread without on-going support from Concern. Please visit for more information on Concern Worldwide.
Concern Worldwide Uganda is recruiting for various positions for the USAID- funded PL 480 Title II Development Food Aid programme called “Resiliency through Wealth, Agriculture and Nutrition RWANU”) in Karamoja to be implemented from August 2012 through July, 2017. RWANU will focus on two strategic objectives to reduce food insecurity among vulnerable rural populations in selected sub –counties in 4 districts of Karamoja: (1) Improved availability and access to food and (2) reduced malnutrition in pregnant and lactating mothers and children under five. All positions will be based in Karamoja
Job Purpose: She / He will be responsible for managing all health facility support components of RWANU. Specifically S/he will liaise and work with District Health Teams and health facility personnel to ensure quality provision of a range of services to pregnant and lactating women and children under five. S/he will provide technical support and capacity building to clinical personnel at health centres.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         Registered General Nurse/Midwife or Clinician to degree level.
·         Experience in health service delivery/management preferred.
·         A minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience working in and managing health related projects in a challenging environment; previous experience with NGO/INGO preferred.
·         Experience of working in partnership with district local government is essential.
·         In addition to strong technical capacity, s/he will have excellent personnel management skills, leadership qualities, mediation and facilitation skills.
How to Apply:
Qualified persons are invited to submit their application and detailed CV (maximum 4 pages) giving day time contacts, names and addresses of three (3) referees two (2) of which must be work related not later than 5:00pm on Monday 1st October, 2012 .Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Applications should be addressed to:
The Human Resources Department,
Concern Worldwide Uganda, P.O. Box 6599, Kampala (Please mark your envelope with the job applied for) or email to
Concern is an equal opportunities & corruption intolerant employer. We actively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply.
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