Programme Specialist INGO Career Jobs – mothers2mothers (m2m)

Job Title:    Programme Specialist
Organization: mothers2mothers (m2m)
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
About US:
mothers2mothers
(m2m) is an international non-governmental organization based in Cape Town, SA,
dedicated to providing education and support to pregnant women and mothers
living with HIV, and preventing mother-to-child transmission. Since its
inception, m2m has reached more than one million mothers in seven countries.
Founded in Cape Town in 2001, m2m is a partner in the United Nations’ Global
Plan towards the Elimination of New HIV Infections among Children by 2015 and
Keeping their Mothers Alive.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of m2m in
    East Central Uganda under the STAR-EC Project
  • In charge of preparing and adjusting of
    project workplans and budgets
  • Ensure project delivery according to targets
    and deadlines ensuring adherence to project budget
  • Make sure the project expenditure is in line
    with budget, monitoring and reporting expenditure
  • Work in liaison with the M&E team to
    initiate site service quality assessments and other project quality
    improvement processes to maintain the provision of high quality service
  • Represent the organization at regional and
    district level to ensure close collaboration with government, health
    facilities, community stakeholders, implementing partners and other
    organisations
  • Coordinate integration of ongoing project
    innovation and new project initiatives
  • Mentor and supervise staff (currently three:
    two regional managers and one project assistant)
  • Actively participate in the m2m management
    team, reflect on project progress and make recommendations for improvement
  • Offer technical support to business
    development activities of m2m, with a focus on upcoming USAID
    opportunities
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the
    organisation
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for this job placement
    should hold an MBChB degree; Nursing or Social Sciences degree; Master’s
    degree (public health, management or similar) an advantage
  • At least five years’ experience in project
    management in the Community/Public Health area.
  • Proven ability to coordinate and engage with
    ministry of health (MOH) and other stakeholders at the district and
    regional level.
  • Previous exposure and experience in training,
    monitoring & evaluation and financial management.
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. competent in
    the use of the MS Office suite
  • Possession of a valid driver’s licence
  • Fluency in English required
How to Apply:
All
those excited about serving in this prestigious NGO should send their updated Curriculum
Vita (CV) to the Recruitment Specialist via e-mail to: ugandarecruit@m2m.org with the subject
line “Programme Specialist.”
NB: mothers2mothers follows a careful review process
for all applications. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Should you not receive a response to your application by 25th February
2016, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Deadline:
5th February 2016
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