Fresher Project Officer – AIM Health Plus Non-profit Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:           Project Officer – AIM Health Plus
Organisation: World Vision
International
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager
About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy
Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and
communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41
districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children
and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with
children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all
applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.
“Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every
Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary: The Project
Officer – AIM Health Plus will technically use a set of MNCHN tools and techniques
that assist people, no matter what their abilities are, to be able to explore
and express their aspirations and preferences. The scope of this role covers
from one to one facilitation through to the achievement of sustainable MNCHN
outcomes. The role requires working with people from a range of backgrounds and
in a variety of community settings, including a person’s home or neighborhood,
VHTs, Health facilities and local CBOs. To coordinate all project activities at
a district level and monitoring progress towards achievement of targets.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Support the Team on all aspects of Newborn Care, Goal Oriented ANC,
Post Natal Care aspects, EmNOC its Signal Functions and community based MNCH
·        
Critically enrich the project team with the
social dynamics of communities in regard to MNCH, working with VHTs, small
groups like the Parent support Groups and community engagements.
·        
The jobholder will also enhance the team with
the Nutrition aspects of the 1000 days, focusing on the community Nutrition
intervention and community management of acute malnutrition, kitchen gardening
and Maternal Infant and Young Child Nutrition (MIYCN) for systems
Project Management:
·        
Take the lead in the roll out of the MNCHN
projects in the Project site by ensuring that the projects are using the most
appropriate innovative and cost effective technologies.
·        
Offer necessary technical guidance to system’s
partners during the course of the project
·        
Manage, and supervise all core interventions at
the lower level with in the DIP
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Ensure that all MNCHN and other related
deliverables are achieved according to the detailed implementation plan.
Monitoring, Reporting and Evaluation:
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Works with the Project Manager in the
preparation of quality project reports are submitted on time to support offices
and donors.
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Work with health staff and program development
team in the roll out of baseline surveys and evaluation of the project, on the
required basis
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Manage the rollout of the MNCHN data collection
process at the community and health facility level
Reporting and Accountability:
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Updates and maintains records of activity
implementation as approved by the PM in a developed ToR
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Prepares monthly reports that shows what has
been active and done in the project area
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Manages allocated monies and organization
resources (such as phones, cameras, bus cards) as per agreed practices
·        
Prepares for and participates in evaluation
projects when required
·        
Participates in meetings and contribute to
organization development
Partnership Development: Work closely with the development
agencies and partners on collaborative work related to MNCH and other
initiatives to position World Vision as a strategic partner in mhealth
landscape



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
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The ideal candidate for the World Vision Project
Officer – AIM Health Plus job opportunity should hold a University Degree in
Nursing, Nutrition and Dietetics, Food Science and Technology or a health
related degree.
·        
At least two years’ experience working in the
area of Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Nutrition and health care at any
level of implementation
·        
Previous experience in working communities with
good knowledge of public health system and structures
·        
Broad knowledge and understanding the social
determinants of health and community dynamics.
·        
Extensive knowledge of community based MNCH
integrated services
·        
Working knowledge of MNCH methodologies and
other related approaches
·        
Excellent interpersonal communication and
counseling skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link
below.
Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at
World Vision’s e-recruitment portal. 
Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 10th
November 2017
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