2 Project Support Officer Jobs at Malaria Consortium

Organisation:
 
Malaria Consortium (MC)
Reports
to:
Project Manager
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About
MC:
Malaria Consortium is one
of the world’s leading non-profit organisations dedicated to the comprehensive
control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and Southeast
Asia. Malaria Consortium works with communities, government and non-government
agencies, academic institutions, and local and international organisations, to
ensure good evidence supports delivery of effective services, providing
technical support for monitoring and evaluation of programmes and activities
for evidence-based decision-making and strategic planning. The organisation
works to improve not only the health of the individual, but also the capacity
of national health systems, which helps relieve poverty and support improved
economic prosperity. In Uganda, the Malaria Consortium has a large malaria
prevention portfolio and is responsible for the effective distribution of very
large numbers of long lasting insecticide treated mosquito nets.
Job
Summary:
 The Project Support Officer will be
responsible for providing comprehensive project management support services to
the net distribution projects, play an active role as a team member of the
project team and provide project administrative, management and technical
expertise in the implementation and monitoring of the project
Key
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Project
    Planning, logistic & administrative support:
  • Together
    with the project team and LAD section, provide administrative and
    logistical support related to the delivery and distribution of LLINs.
  • Ensure
    appropriate inventory tracking and management systems.
  • Manage
    the logistics of all project activities including trainings, workshops,
    travel, mobilization campaigns, coordination meetings, community visits in
    close coordination with the LAD section
  • Coordinate
    project related travel activities for the project learn and activity
    participants.
  • Implement
    free net distribution in line with malaria Consortium, Ministry of health
    and Donor LLIN distribution model.
  • Provide
    support to the project manager and field project officers in the
    implementation of project activities as required by project teams.
  • Carry
    out support supervision activities to ensure timely and appropriate
    activity implementation.
  • Oversee
    management of consultant inputs as required.
  • Provide
    support to the project manager in the monitoring and evaluation of project
    activities as required by project teams.
  • Track
    project deliverables and reporting timelines and work with the project
    team to ensure timely completion and dissemination.
  • Ensure
    overall project compliance with donor and Malaria Consortium regulations
    in the implementation and monitoring of project activities.
  • Assist
    with and coordinate the preparation of project activity and donor reports
  • Manage
    all project-related documentation and ensure appropriate electronic and
    hard copy distribution, filing and archiving
  • Develop,
    manage and retire project activity budgets and advances.
  • Provide
    support to any other projects subsequently assigned.
 Qualifications,
Skills & Experience:
  • A
    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in management, administration, development
    studies, or social sciences.
  • About
    three to four years experience in the field of project management or field
    work.
  • Should
    have excellent managerial and organisational skills and abilities.
  • Strong
    leadership and motivational skills with effective team building
    capabilities.
  • Knowledge
    of the safety and legal procedures for handling and receiving goods.
  • Ability
    to effectively manage time and resolve crises.
  • Skilled
    in use of computer software especially Microsoft office packages and email
How
to Apply:
All those interested in
working with Malaria Consortium should send a detailed CV, a covering letter
explaining their suitability and contact details of three referees to hr.uganda@malariaconsortium.org
 .
Deadline:
21st June, 2013
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