Program Specialist – Capacity Building Non-profit Jobs – Community Health Alliance Uganda (CHAU)

Organisation: Community
Health Alliance Uganda (CHAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About CHAU:
Community Health Alliance Uganda (CHAU), formerly the International
HIV/AIDS Alliance Uganda, is a national Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
which was registered in 2010. It works in partnership with other Community
based Organizations (CBOs)/ local NGOs to support community action on
integrated Sexual reproductive health and HIV/AIDS in Uganda. CHAU is an
affiliate and accredited to International HIV/AIDS Alliance as its Linking
Organization. This partnership facilitates CHAU to engage and collaborate with
IHAA’s global network which includes over 40 independent organizations spread
across the world. CHAU through its global strategic partnerships, is able learn
from and adapt international best practices and experiences to the local
context in the areas of organizational development, capacity building,
community systems strengthening, Advocacy and quality service delivery.
Job Summary: The Program
Specialist – Capacity Building will provide programming & technical
leadership on all CHAU capacity building initiatives in liaison with other
programs specialists and in line with instructions from the Head of Programs.
Key Duties and
  • Actively
    participate in program operational planning and  implementation processes in line with
    CHAU strategy
  • Build
    and maintain effective professional business relationships with various
    training service providers, consultants and the different levels of the
  • Take
    lead in the development of proposals for resource mobilization for
    Organization development and Capacity Building for CHAU
  • Research,
    compile and share on a periodic basis, opportunities for training/capacity
    building for IPs, Staff development and scholarships in line with CHAU’s
  • Coordinate
    the development, monitor and report on the implementation of CHAU capacity
    building tools / programs in line with organizational guidelines
  • Build
    the capacity of staff and implementing partners to enable them implement
    capacity building initiatives and projects better.
  • Adopt/develop
    capacity building implementation models that are context specific to
    different CHAU Implementing partners
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree
    in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Community Psychology, Medicine,
    Nursing, Public Health, Reproductive health or any related field.
  • Possession
    of a Masters’ Degree in public health, Development Studies, Gender
    Studies, Social Sciences is a requirement
  • A
    minimum of four years or more of relevant experience in organizational
    development, capacity building and programme development from a reputable
  • Familiarity
    with civil society advocacy work in Uganda
  • Knowledge
    of reproductive health issues
  • Experience
    in gender programming
  • Familiar
    with the implementation of capacity building Programs and monitoring and
  • Knowledge
    of the HIV/AIDS sector is an added advantage
  • Knowledge
    of current policies and laws related to reproductive health and HIV/ AIDS
    is an added advantage
  • Good
    knowledge of project planning and management
  • Budgeting
  • Good
    facilitation and presentation skills
  • Integration
    of Reproductive health into other programs
  • Skilled
    in capacity building for youths who are the target group and implementing
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates for the above post
should submit applications with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic
certificates, name and address of three referees and a day time contact
telephone number to the International HIV/AIDS Alliance offices addressed to: The
Executive Director, Community Health Alliance, Plot 19, Kawalya Kaggwa Close,
Kololo P. O. Box 40333, Kampala, Uganda.
NB: Please note that only
short listed candidates will be contacted
Deadline: 26th August
2016 by 5:00 PM
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