27 May 2016

Team Lead – Cervical Cancer Screening & EPSE Career Opportunity - Program for Accessible Health, Communication and Education (PACE)

Organisation: Program for Accessible health, Communication and Education (PACE)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Program for Accessible Health, Communication and Education (PACE) is a Ugandan indigenous health organization leading solutions in the health market through the private sector. We deploy social marketing approaches to measurably improve the health of Ugandans.

Job Summary: The Team Lead – Cervical Cancer Screening & EPSE implements Reproductive Health projects in line with PACE’s vision, mission and provide technical guidance in the direct implementation of these programs.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Planning and Quality Assurance:
    • Works in liaison with the regional teams to develop timely quarterly and annual work plans, budgets and monitor budget expenditures against work plan for the related programs/projects.
    • Track program implementation against targets and ensure that needs for RH implementation are forecasted (training, commodities).
    • Work with the PACE supply chain department to ensure accurate forecasting, timely contracting and procurement of supplies, commodities and equipment for RH projects
  • Knowledge Management: Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly, annual and end of program/ projects reports to the senior management team, donors, Ministry of Health and other relevant stakeholders
  • Advocacy Partnerships and PR: The incumbent also builds and maintain advocacy and networking efforts within existing, previous and potential donors, Ministry of Health and other relevant stakeholders for the continuity of program interventions.
  • People and Culture: Conduct quarterly program performance monitoring visits to the regional teams for provision of continuous strategic and technical direction to field staff, implementing partners and program beneficiaries.
  • Capacity Building:
    • Develop and adopt relevant training curricula, standard operating procedures, IEC materials and job aides for the different RH program interventions.
    • Work in liaison with the Quality improvement specialist to ensure all protocols for quality service delivery and periodically are observed in program implementation by the regional teams and other implementing partners.
  • Financial Management:
    • Provide oversight to all PACE sub‐awardees and grantees that implement RH programs in order to ensure delivery of expected outputs and expenditure is in line with approved budget.
    • Keenly track project related budgets and expenditure to ascertain efficient use of resources
  • Social Marketing: Use innovative approaches to engage stakeholders in supporting uptake of RH services in line with the core projects (Social Marketing).

Key Performance Indicators:
  • Work plans implemented, monitored to meet program/project objectives in line with donor requirements and thus meets set targets and PACE’s strategic objectives
  • Budgets not overspent or under spent that are acceptable burn rate status
  • Timely and quality submission of reports that aid in decision making
  • Increased partnerships built for continuity of the program
  • Achievement of MBOs for staff in line with program/project objectives
  • Compliance to protocols for quality service delivery
  • Skilled and competent implementing partners in program interventions

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should hold a Degree in Health a requirement, Master’s degree in Public Health an added advantage.
  • Additional training in Project Planning and Management is an added advantage
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in planning and managing public health programs, financial management and budget experience is a plus in a donor funded Non‐government organization is preferred.
  • Broad working knowledge and experience in operations of the district health services is an added advantage.
  • Working with rural communities, local partners including local government is an added advantage
  • In‐depth knowledge of Human Resources for Health programs
  • Previous experience training health care workers
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Proven ability to communicate colleagues and team player
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with various partners including MoH, Local governments, CBOs and other NGOs.

How to Apply:
All applicants should send their hardcopy applications including an updated resume (CV), copies of certificates, references, and cover letter clearly indicating position applied for on the “top left-hand side of the envelope”, to the PACE Office Reception, addressed to Head of People and Culture, PACE, at Plot 2 Ibis Vale-Kololo, P.O. Box 27659 Kampala.

Deadline:  31st May, 2016 by 5:00 pm (East African time)

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