Project Coordinator International NGO Jobs - Doctors with Africa CUAMM

Job Title:     Project Coordinator
Organisation: Doctors with Africa CUAMM
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
Doctors with Africa CUAMM was the first non-governmental organisation (NGO) in the field of healthcare to be officially recognised in Italy.  Doctors with Africa Cuamm is the largest Italian body working to improve and safeguard the health of African populations.

About Project:
Doctors with Africa CUAMM is due to implement a district health systems strengthening project in West Nile with a similar intervention already running in Karamoja in partnership with UNICEF. The purpose of the project is to support the district health systems in service planning, implementation, support supervision, quality improvement and information management and reporting leading to sustainable increase in access to health services especially maternal, neonatal, adolescent, nutrition and EMTCT services and stronger district health systems. The project will focus on strategies and delivery platforms that have potential to reach the most vulnerable children in both host communities and refugee settlements. Districts with refugees will receive support in line with the Refugee and Host Population Empowerment (ReHoPE) strategy, in order to deliver government-led, multi sector actions directed to both host communities and refugees.

Job Summary: The Project Coordinator will be supervising the work of the district team leaders (technically and administratively), ensure appropriate activity planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. Interface with district leadership and other implementing partners in the region to identify synergies and gaps that may need to be addressed further.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Supervise, motivate and appraise project staff. Identify implementation challenges both programmatic and administrative and rectify or bring them to the attention of the country representative.
  • Ensure high quality and timely reporting of project activities.
  • Keenly monitor and notify any sudden changes in the region that may affect service delivery for host and refugee populations

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Project Coordinator job opportunity should possess a Medical/Health degree with Master in Public health or International health or Health Services Management or equivalents.
  • Previous experience in district health management, programming for health projects and knowledge of the current Uganda health policies and strategies and structures.
  • Ability to write and communicate clearly and train junior staff;
  • Proven quantitative skills.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate that they have sound experience working in the region and/or in a closely related project
  • Demonstrated ability to work in difficult environments of scarcity and with minimum supervision.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications with telephone contacts and contactable referees addressed or delivered to: The Human Resource Officer, Doctors with Africa CUAMM P.O. Box 7214 Kampala, Email The Email subject of the applications should include the title of the job advert. Emails and attachments (only CV and Application letter) must not exceed 2MB otherwise they will be rejected by server. Hard copies can also be delivered to the CUAMM Country Offfice in Kansanga.

Deadline: 30th June 2017 by 5:00pm.

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