Fresher Admin Jobs – Program Associate at Global Health Corps (GHC)

Job Title:       Program Associate
Organization: Global Health Corps (GHC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About Global Health Corps:
Global
Health Corps (GHC) mobilizes a global community of emerging leaders to build
the movement for health equity. GHC believes young leaders with diverse
backgrounds and a deep commitment to collaboration, innovation, and social
justice are going to revolutionize how the world tackles its toughest health
challenges. We strongly believe our GHC community is the new breed of leaders
that the world desperately needs.
Through
a competitive recruitment process, we identify daring and innovative university
graduates and early- to mid-career professionals from around the world and pair
them with amazing partner organizations and government agencies in the US, East
Africa, and Southern Africa. Our fellows spend a year in their placement
devoting their unstoppable energy to making the world a healthier place for all
people, everywhere. Whether they are working with a small grassroots
organization like HIPS in Washington, DC to ensure sex workers have access to
critical health services, or with the Ministry of Health in Zambia researching
patient use of HIV testing and counseling, each fellow plays an essential role
in the health equity movement.
Fellows
come together five times a year for additional training, community building,
leadership development, and mentorship to become audacious, resilient, and
highly-networked changemakers. Each one of our fellows has the capacity to
change the world – and many already are – and we are grateful to work closely
with them to amplify their impact. Since its founding in 2009, GHC has
supported nearly 600 fellows working at various levels of the health system,
across issue areas and across continents, and our community gets stronger every
year.
Job Summary: The GHC Program Associate will offer technical support
in a variety of program activities, such as the recruiting for the fellowship
program, providing ongoing support to the fellows and alumni, supporting
community engagement and communications efforts, tracking metrics for
evaluation, cultivating partnerships, and planning various Africa-based
workshops and retreats.  This role will
provide many opportunities to connect and liaise with leading health
organizations in Africa and the US and support a wide network of emerging
leaders from around the world. This is the perfect role for someone who wants
to understand how a small nonprofit operates and is excited to dive in and gain
experience managing a range of functions. 
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Fellow and Alumni
support in partnership with the Programs team, including:
  • Following up on fellows’ yearly requirements
    and ensure related tracking
  • Working closely with the Alumni Program team
    to develop a work plan and support the Uganda alumni committee in the
    program’s implementation
  • In charge of facilitating alumni structures
    to work together and ensure yearly transition plans
  • Responsible for identifying individual fellow
    and alumni needs and work with the Program Manager to fulfill them
  • Working closely with the Program Manager to
    regularly identify training institutions that would offer fellows
    specialized trainings in partnership with GHC
  • Providing technical support to the Uganda
    Program Manager with ongoing supervisor and fellow requests
  • Assisting with events, particularly
    preparation of fellow workshops and retreats throughout the year
  • Fellowship Recruitment assisting our Program
    Manager and Communications team, including:
  • Leading continuous recruitment efforts for
    GHC in Uganda
  • Ensuring the database of recruitment contacts
    is improved and up to date
2. Communications and
community engagement in close collaboration with our Communications team,
including:
  • In charge of sourcing opportunities for
    fellows and alumni to engage in (conferences, workshops, speaking events)
    and handling related administrative logistics
  • Building partnerships with engagement
    platforms in Uganda (e.g. TED Talks to offer alumni and fellows platforms
    to attend or at which to speak
  • Assisting with branding of GHC in Uganda
  • Ensuring visibility of GHC Uganda on social
    /networking platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn)
  • Keenly tracking fellow stories, pictures and
    videos in their partnership placement organizations
3. Partnership
development in support of the Country Director, including:
  • In charge of developing peer or network
    organizations interest in GHC
  • Building and strengthening working relationships
    with the Ministry of Health and other government organizations and
    programs
  • In charge of increasing visibility of GHC in
    different fora in the country (INGO network, etc.)
  • Updating all the documents related to
    partnerships
4. M&E, Registration
and Knowledge management working closely with the Impact & Learning
Manager, including:
  • Providing data needed for the measurement of
    the program and its quality improvement
  • Support a range of other program activities
    as needed throughout the year
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda GHC Global
    Health Corps (GHC) Program Associate vacancy should hold a Bachelor’s
    degree
  • One year of program, communications, or
    partnership experience
  • The ideal candidate will thrive in a dynamic,
    global, collaborative and fast-paced start-up environment where we are
    passionate about what we do, care deeply for our greater mission, and work
    hard to achieve results.
  • S/he will bring a solution-oriented and
    client service mindset, demonstrating excellent attention to detail and a
    value for collaboration across a range of teams, cultures, and time zones.
  • Excellent track record of strong
    organizational and time-management skills
  • Top-notch attention to detail
  • Tech savviness and interest in new technologies
    and information management systems; ability to use Google tools, Dropbox
    and other online platforms to streamline work
  • Previous experience in a small
    entrepreneurial environment a plus
  • Show commitment to social justice and passion
    for global health equity
How to Apply: 
All
suitably qualified and interested candidates desiring to serve the Global
Health Corps (GHC) as the Program
Associate  should express their interest
by visiting the recruitment website below.
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