Project Officer NGO Jobs – Pathfinder International (PI)

Job Title:      Project Officer
Organization: Pathfinder
International (PI)
Project Name: USAID funded
Integrated Systems Strengthening (ISS) for CHW (Community Health Worker)
programming project
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Project Director
About US:
Pathfinder International (PI) is an international non-profit
organization that is dedicated to supporting high-quality comprehensive
reproductive health services. PI Uganda office is implementing the USAID funded
Integrated Systems Strengthening (ISS) for CHW (Community Health Worker)
programming project, which aims to strengthen community health approaches to
reduce barriers to effective primary health coverage in diverse systems as well
as support National Policies and their implementation. The project emphasis is
to make quality services available by means that can be scaled, through
improved referrals and linkages across the continuum of both community
mobilization and structural interventions approach.
Job Summary: The Project
Officer will take charge of providing the day-to-day technical assistance and
coordination with MOH, district health teams, partners and CHEWs in identifying
technical needs, scheduling of activities, and monitoring, evaluation and
learning of implementation of project activities.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • The incumbent will oversee CHEW activities
    including participating in MOH and partner meetings, training of CHEWs,
    documentation, quality data collection, report preparation, monitoring and
    supervision.
  • The jobholder will act as Pathfinder
    International Uganda’s contact to establish linkages with MOH, district,
    facility levels and with partners for capacity building in RMNCAH
    technical areas.
  • The incumbent will also contribute to PIU technical
    capacity in RMNCAH work at National and district level under the
    supervision of the Project Director.
  • The jobholder will also develop, establish
    and maintains systems to collect and analyze information on inputs,
    outputs, outcomes and impacts of the project.
  • The incumbent will conduct supportive
    supervisory visits to project stakeholders to observe, monitor, guide, and
    provide feedback on the use of data and indicators; analyze monthly data,
    and support training of M&E CHEWs, Focal Persons and community in
    quality assurance methods.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a
    Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, demography, statistics, health
    information management or related field.
  • Familiarity with international indicators
    and standard measurement tools in health/family planning, MNH, HIV/AIDS
    and other relevant technical areas.
  • Demonstrated analytical and
    problem-solving skills.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience
    developing integrated health program activities and three years’
    experience implementing and supervising integrated HIV/FP/ RH/ASRH
    trainings and activities.
  • Previous exposure and experience working
    with community resource teams such as CSAs, support groups of PLHIV, VHTs
    and community leaders and District Management and Administration teams.
  • Knowledgeable in data collection,
    analysis, and development of reports using data.
  • Previous experience in use of data to
    inform decision making, planning, and performance monitoring.
  • Ability to work with various stakeholders
    including donors and local Government and partners.
  • Possess excellent oral/written
    communication skills and ability to communicate to both expert and lay
    audiences.
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English
    and any local language is required.
  • Familiar with USAID reporting.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are strongly
encouraged to send their cover letters and updated CVs indicating current and
expected salary, telephone contacts and three referees preferably supervisors
to PIUapplication@ gmail.com
Deadline:  7th August 2017
NB: Only short listed
candidates will be contacted.

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