NGO Jobs – Program Manager at Protecting Families against HIV/AIDS (PREFA)

Job Title: Program Manager
 Organisation: Protecting Families against HIV/AIDS
Reports to: Executive
Duty Station: Head Office, Kampala,
About PREFA:
Protecting Families against HIV/AIDS (PREFA) is an indigenous
Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that was formed to contribute to Uganda’s
efforts in enhancing access to quality HIV/AIDS prevention, care, treatment,
and support services to families with a histoncal focus on Prevention of Mother-to-Child
Job Summary: The Program
Manager is responsible for the overall management of program activities, and
leads a team of professionals that will provide technical support to districts
and other partners implementing Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission
(eMTCT) of HIV services in PREFA supported areas of Uganda. She/he will travel
extensively to provide this support and guidance at regional, district, and
community levels,
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Management of respective PREFA programs
    and to ensure effective implementation of program activities and attainment
    of desired results.
  • Offer technical supped to the program
  • A well-motivated and skilled program team
    in place to provide high quality eMTCT services.
  • Ensure an effective mechanism for
    obtaining feedback on program implementation and lessons learned are in
  • Ensure regular program meetings to review
    progress in implementation of eMTCT activities.
  • Operational plans and budgets and standard
    operating procedures are in place for program implementation.
  • Ensure timely preparation and submission
    of program reports to the Ministry of Health and PREFA donors as required.
  • Take lead of program budget to ensure
    value for money.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by
Qualifications, Skills, and
  • The Program manager should possess a Medical
    Degree and Master’s Degree in Public Health.
  • A minimum of two years of experience in
    team management.
  • At least five (5) years of professional
    experience working in HIV/AIDS prevention and care
  • Practical experience working with partners
    at district and community level in HIV/AIDS work.
  • Good understanding of current issues and
    developments in the field of HIV/AIDS and especially eMTCT. VCT and ART.
  • Good track record of working with Local
  • Strong skills in Management and Networking
  • Excellent verbal communication and writing
  • Willingness to work and travel in rural
    settings in Uganda.
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft word,
    Power-point, Excel and Internet. 
How to apply:
Interested candidates should send a current detailed CV, application
letter, copies of testimonials and certificates; and 3 references with
telephone contact.
The Executive Director, Protecting Families against HIV/AIDS (PREFA),
Plot 71 Lithuli Avenue Bugolobi, P.O Box 25769, Kampala, Uganda.
NB: Only short-listed
candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: Friday, 19th
July, 2013. 
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