Head of Program NGO Jobs – Community Health Alliance Uganda (CHAU)

Job Title:   Head
of Program
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 Head of
Program will provide program management direction / leadership and guidance and
ensure CHAU overall strategic
objectives are met within the framework of the CHAU Program Management policies
and procedures and the requirements of local and international program
management are adhered to and complied with
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinate strategic planning, program
development, review and evaluation processes in line with the CHAU strategy
Guide program operational planning,
implementation and monitoring processes in line with the CHAU strategic plans
Enforce adherence to program-specific procedures
for requisition and reporting expenditures In accordance with the CHAU Finance
Policy, IHAA Financial Management Frameworks and International Financial
Reporting System
Provide quality assurance to program related
communication to both internal and external stakeholders of CHAU
Supervise, motivate, appraise staff in the
Directorate and build the capacity of program and non program staff in line
with the organizational strategy and policies
Coordinate and account for resource mobilization
in the directorate in line with the CHAU fundraising strategy
Provide leadership in Networking and building
strategic alliances in line with organizational strategies and policies
Contribute to strategic decision making through
Senior Management Meetings and support to the board on request
leadership in partner identification, appraisal and capacity building processes
program-related knowledge needs for CHAU and its partners, coordinate the
generation, storage and access to knowledge in line with the CHAU KM Strategy

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should hold a Bachelors degree in
Medicine, Health, Nursing, or social sciences, Development studies or
Possession of a Master’s degree in Public Health from a recognized institution
training in Project planning and management
in Human Rights Based Approach, Participatory approaches and
methodologies, Governance, Civic empowerment and accountability, Monitoring and
At least five years working experience, with
three years at management level in program management in an NGO with a bias
towards the HIV/AIDS sector
Strategic planning and management
Poverty and Women Rights Analysis
Human Rights Based Approach to Development
Donor contract management
Staff and partner capacity development
Communication and public relations
Excellent resource Mobilization and Monitoring
Good networking and collaboration skills
Corporate Governance
Program reviews, monitoring and evaluation:
People management skills
Monitoring and Evaluation
Budgeting and Finance Management skills
Program management skills
Performance management
Funding proposal development
Planning and Budgeting
Activism skills
Good communication skills
Maturity and high level of integrity
Networking and stakeholder management skills
Public Policy formulation and Analysis
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.

Email to: info@chau.co.ug

NB: Please note that only
short listed candidates will be contacted
Deadline: 12th March 2018 by 5:00 PM
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