13 May 2016

Regional Project Coordinator Non-profit Careers - Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation

Organization: Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation
Duty Station: Fort Portal, Uganda
Report to: Caring Together Project Manager

About US:
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation - Uganda (Baylor -Uganda) is a private not for profit NGO that provides: HIV/AIDS care, treatment and prevention services; maternal child health services; Health Professional training and Clinical Research.

Job Summary: The Regional Project Coordinator will be responsible for implementation of project activities in the region in the region, reporting, supervision of project staff and mentors and project monitoring, evaluation and learning component

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively participate in developing and monitoring the implementation of project work plans,  procurement plans and budgets as well as integration and implementation of project activities in the region in line with Baylor-Uganda/Pepal financial guidelines and project objectives.
  • Offer support capacity building in leadership for the district technical and political leadership and Health Unit Management (HUMC) committees to strengthen support supervision and promote health facility performance.
  • Keenly monitor the implementation of a procedure for Selection, Health Facility allocation, induction, trainings through Training of Trainers workshops and performance feedback for the district mentors/trainers while involving the district personnel stakeholders and the leadership committee to enhance sustainability of leadership norms in line with HSS project implementation plans.
  • Significantly contribute to capacity building of facility based health workers in data management and utilization by supporting the development of a data module
  • Develop and monitor the implementation of HF based systems and procedures that foster employee (HF staff and VHTs) engagement to enhance communication & team work and as well as utilization of time/attendance tracker & related feedback to improve time management & attendance in line with project objectives
  • Actively participate in developing and monitoring of the implementation of PMMP-‘Project performance Management and Monitoring plan' together with key stakeholders, follow up the dissemination of training & mentorship schedules to the Health facilities & leadership committees then submit periodic reports to key stakeholders.
  • Prepare and submit periodic reports with updates on the training and leadership programs based on supportive supervision in line with project objectives
  • Coordinate and support ‘Mentor visits’ to a HF to conduct training and follow up activities.
  • Actively participate in the development of the project MEL framework and related tools and implement regional MEL activities and reporting
  • Develop, strengthen and build partnerships and collaborations with districts, health facilities, and other stakeholders/collaborators in the region in line with the project objectives.
  • Provide technical and logistical support to project related research and advocacy activities within the region.
  • Actively participate in preparation of project fundable proposals in collaboration with other members of HSSLI project team in line with Baylor-Uganda’s resource mobilization and research guidelines.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work/Administration, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Public Health or Health Services Management or any relevant degree with training and experience in Project Monitoring and Evaluation and application of participatory, qualitative and quantitative M&E methods
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in capacity building interventions preferably in the health sector.
  • One year of relevant project coordination experience with a reputable organization, and direct experience partnering with local governments and donor representatives
  • Good team player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The applicant must be dynamic
  • Highly persuasive and convincing
  • Self-motivated and able to demonstrate high initiative.
  • Good networking and partnership skills.
  • Possess the ability to manage change
  • Knowledge of local languages is an added advantage.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications to the address below including a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job requirements, current position, names and addresses of three referees i.e. email and phone addresses, copies of professional/academic documents, email address, and day time telephone contact. The applicant must have at most a credit 6 in Math and English.

Send applications via E-mail to: applications@baylor-Uganda.org.

The Human Resources Manager,
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation-Uganda,
Block 5 Mulago Hospital,
P.O. Box 72052, Clock Tower, Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 20th May, 2016 by4:00 PM

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