3 Project Officer Job Placements - Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)

Organisation: Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)
Duty Station: Bushenyi, Arua and Kapchorwa, Uganda
Reports to: Project Coordinator

About US:
Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU) is a member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), and its core mandate is to promote high quality, high-impact and gender sensitive Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights information and services through capacity building, specialized service delivery, issue specific advocacy and strategic partnerships.

Job Summary: The Project Officer will be tasked with the day-to-day implementation and monitoring of the "Prevention Plus: Partnering with men to end Gender Based Violence" project activities at local and district level with support from the Project Coordinator. The incumbent will work closely with district partners in health and also provide technical support to community resource persons at project sites in providing information and other services on Gender Based Violence.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate and monitor gender transformative male involvement project activities in a timely manner to ensure attainment of planned results and desired learning
  • Provide technical back-stopping to community resource persons in the provision of culturally-appropriate SRH information and education to clients.
  • Document case studies, success stories, and lessons learnt in a systematic way and share information gathered from monitoring, documentation and operations research with the Project Coordinator and other stakeholders
  • Ensure timely, accurate and comprehensive reporting, adhering to organizational and donor requirements
  • Develop and maintain networks and alliances with Project partners, local district authorities, communities and other significant stakeholders
  • Perform any other professional duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Project Officer jobs must hold University degrees in the following areas: Population, Public Health or Behavioural science (preferred), Gender Studies, with at least three years' experience implementing projects related to advocacy, Gender- Based Violence and community empowerment (required). Individuals with previous NGO experience will have added advantage.
  • Broad understanding and knowledge in relation to integrated Sexual and Reproductive Health services.
  • Skilled in providing gender-sensitive male involvement training, quality of care assessment, supervision, excellent writing skills and provision of feedback.
  • Proven leadership, administration and motivation skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and deliver accurate and complete results in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with minimum supervision and under pressure, and ability to coach, guide, and build task oriented teams.

How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to either post or hand-deliver a letter of application with certified copies of academic transcripts, a detailed Curriculum Vitae and other relevant certificates plus contact addresses (e-mail) of three referees (including day time telephone numbers) to: The Executive Director, Reproductive Health Uganda, P.O. Box 10746 Kampala Or hand-deliver at: RHU Head Office, Plot 2, Katego Road, Kamwokya (Opposite Uganda Museum)

NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. Female applicants are encouraged to apply

Deadline: 15th April 2016

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