Fresher Global Health Corps (GHC) Jobs – Program Officer at Foundation for Community Development and Empowerment (FCDE)

Organisation: Global
Health Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation:
Foundation for Community Development and Empowerment (FCDE)
Duty Station: Kasese,
Salary: Monthly Stipend
of 550 dollars per month
About GHC:
Global Health Corps pairs
intelligent and passionate fellows with organizations that require new thinking
and innovative solutions. We provide these young leaders with the tools to
remain connected after their fellowship year finishes, deepening their ability
to enact change through heightened skills and strong partnerships. We currently
place fellows in Burundi, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and
About FCDE:
Foundation for Community
Development and Empowerment (FCDE) collaborates with established
community-based organizations to increase their institutional capacity. Acting
as a catalyst, FCDE provides direct support to strengthen each partner
organization’s efficacy in the community and ensures that local voices direct
development. Some of our capacity building approaches include: conducting skill
building workshops, providing one-on-one support, placing interns with
organizations, helping conduct institutional self-assessments, grant making,
assisting organizations with identifying funding opportunities, and providing a
localized resource center for the community.
Job Summary: The Program
Officer will support the development, improvement, and expansion of the
organization’s positive impact on underserved communities by increasing the
efficacy of the health programs of FCDE’s community partners in Uganda.  The Program Officer will be responsible for
technically supporting local organizations to deliver quality services through
planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating programs and projects
focusing on health and HIV/AIDS programs.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Carry
    out assessments of partner organizations to identify gaps in programmatic
    design and management of innovative programs/projects focused on health
    and HIV/AIDS
  • Research
    and disseminate information to partners on new trends of health and
    HIV/AIDS issues;
  • Be
    an advocate for creative solutions and new ideas in the field
  • Provide
    training and mentorship to partner organizations in the areas of
    designing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating health
    programs/projects in relation to new trends;
  • This
    includes developing project log frames, setting realistic goals,
    objectives and indicators, designing tools for data collection, data
    analysis, and interpretation and generating reports from the analyzed data
  • Actively
    support partner organization’s fundraising efforts through identification
    of potential funders, writing quality proposals, and marketing their
Key Performance Indicators: 
  • Design
    and Implementation-
    with FCDE partner organizations to design and implement innovative health
    and HIV/AIDS programs and projects in line with new trends in the field
  • Monitoring
    and Evaluation –
    partners design and implement monitoring and evaluation frameworks
    (including reporting and delivery) to track impact of set goals,
    objectives and indicators for programs and projects
  • Fund
    – Assist
    partner organizations to increase their capacity for fundraising through
    grant writing, marketing, and sustainability planning
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    GHC fellow should have significant experience with advocacy
  • Additional
    training and facilitation skills; comfort public speaking
  • Past
    experience in partnership development
  • The
    ability to get things done and come in with an open mind, new ideas, and a
    passion for global health
  • Keen
    interest in organizational capacity building, especially in rural
  • Working
    knowledge of new trends in health and HIV/AIDS issues, or strong interest
    in learning about them
  • Possess
    the ability to work in a team environment with self-sufficiency and
  • Experience
    with project planning and management, including monitoring and evaluation
  • Experience
    with proposal writing
  • Ability
    to undertake regular field visits to rural communities
Job Terms and Conditions:
Fellows will be provided with housing, health insurance and a living stipend of
$550/month. Additionally, fellows will receive an award of $1500 upon
successful completion of the fellowship year. Flights to and from the placement
site and all other costs associated with GHC programming are included,
including $600 in professional development funds. Housing will be arranged in
Note: The living stipend
and completion award may be paid out in USD or local currency, as determined by
the placement organization.
How to Apply:
All applicants who desire to be
placed by the Global Health Corps in the aforementioned organization should
express interest by clearly following the instructions at the web page below.
Deadline: 2nd February, 2016
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