Program Officer Non-profit Careers – mothers2mothers (m2m)

Job Title:      Program
Officer
Organization: mothers2mothers
(m2m)
Duty Station: Jinja,
Uganda
About US:
mothers2mothers
(m2m) is an international non-governmental organization based in Cape Town, SA,
dedicated to providing education and support to pregnant women and mothers
living with HIV, and preventing mother-to-child transmission. Since its
inception, m2m has reached more than one million mothers in seven countries.
Founded in Cape Town in 2001, m2m is a partner in the United Nations’ Global
Plan towards the Elimination of New HIV Infections among Children by 2015 and
Keeping their Mothers Alive.
Job Summary:  The Program Officer will supervise and monitor
the m2m RMNCH/PMTCT care and support program activities in various health
facilities located in the East Central region of Uganda under the OHTA Project
( (Optimizing HIV Treatment Access Among Pregnant Women in East Central
Uganda).
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Work closely with the program manager in the development of annual,
    quarterly and monthly work-plans for the SUUBI and Women empowerment
    (Cartier project);
  • Supervise and ensure smooth and effective program implementation at
    the m2m  supported health facilities
    across the region;
  • Support the manager in the identification, recruitment, training and
    orientation of Site Coordinators and Mentor Mothers at both facility and
    community levels;
  • Conduct regular site supervisory, coaching and on-job mentorship
    visits to health facilities implementing RMNCH/PMTCT ensuring provision of
    quality clinical, care and support services;
  • Submit weekly monitoring plans and reports with recommendations for
    follow-up action to program management; report and suggest solutions for
    any concerns about partners or project related issues;
  • Support roll out and implementation of Project Bio – Quality
    improvement (QI) initiatives at sites of focus to improve performance of
    the program against key indicators along the PMTCT cascade; liaise with
    relevant stakeholders to support timely execution of actions beyond the
    health facilities mandate.
  • Support routine collection, reporting,  and data utilization to promote program
    quality for both facility and community levels;
  • Work in close collaboration with the Program Manager and the
    Training & Community Liaison Coordinator, support the development of
    program activity budgets, and monitor and report expenditures
  • Take the lead in coordination of community-facility linkages and
    referrals  strengthening activities
    including VHT activities, engagement of CBOs, religious leaders and other
    community structures
  • Conduct regular meetings with Site Coordinators and Community Mentor
    Mother Coordinators to provide technical and administrative support
  • Undertake performance appraisals for field staff, facilitate and
    evaluate individual training needs, and staff development
  • Liaise with district health teams, facility and community levels,
    also forming strong relationships with local communities and partner
    organizations; represent m2m at the various districts levels as
    appropriate
  • To perform any other duties assigned by the Program Manager

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the m2m Program Officer job placement should
    preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Public Health,
    Nursing Sciences or related field
  • Four years of experience in Health, Community work and PMTCT service
    delivery including 3 years in middle level Program Management
  • Good working knowledge of relevant PMTCT protocols and policies in
    Uganda
  • Experience with training and M&E
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and team building skills
  • Dynamism, independence and creativity
  • Computer literacy (MS Office, Outlook and Internet)
  • Excellent time management, reporting and writing skills
  • Fluency in English and Luganda/Lusoga required
How to Apply:
All those excited
about serving in this prestigious NGO should send their applications online at
the link below
Deadline: 6th August 2018
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