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Technical Advisor - Programme Development & Resource Mobilization (PD&RM) Job Placement - The Uganda Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM)


Organisation: The Uganda Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: CCM Secretariat Coordinator/ Executive Secretary

About CCM:
The Uganda Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) is the Board at country level that oversees the mobilization of resources and grant implementation to ensure that Funding requests and applications to the Global Fund are country led and grants are effectively and efficiently implemented in Uganda.

Job Summary:  The Technical Advisor - Programme Development & Resource Mobilization (PD&RM) will support the CCM in mobilizing Global Fund and domestic resources for the national HIV, TB and Malaria responses; strengthening health & community support systems; and the CCM oversight activities & operations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   This position also ensures harmonization & alignment of Global Fund investments with other in-country financing mechanisms; and supports the sustained management and coordination of the Uganda CCM’s oversight activities within the following main functions delegated by the CCM:
  • Support the effective CCM Secretariat management, coordination and implementation of the Uganda CCM work plan activities
  • Provide administrative and technical support to the CCM Programme Development and Resource Mobilization (PD&RM) Committee including development and implementation of the Committee’s annual work.
  • Support, follow-up on and keep track of the implementation of the recommendations, actions and decisions from the CCM Committees’ and Board Meetings
  • Support the CCM to meaningfully participate in the development and review of the National Strategic Plans for HIV, Malaria, TB and Health and Community Systems Strengthening discussions
  • Provide technical support to the CCM to play its leadership and coordinating role in mobilising resources from the Global Fund; and also mobilize additional domestic finances to supplement the Global Fund investments
  • Support the preparation of the financial and programmatic gap analyses
  • Support the CCM to oversee the re-programming of Global Fund and CCM grants funds
  • Support the CCM carry out Principal Recipient (PR) nomination
  • Support the CCM in providing oversight over the timely initiation of new Global Fund and CCM grants implementation
  • Lead in the planning and coordination of strategies for carrying out CCM’s role in harmonisation and alignment of Global Fund grants with the other health sector resources
  • Support the development and implementation of CCM Resource Mobilization (RM) Strategy.
  • Support the CCM oversight of the national Global Fund grants absorption and utilization to inform Resource Mobilization and re¬programming of grants purposes.
  • Support the CCM oversight of Harmonization and Alignment of Global Fund investments and other in-country financing mechanisms
  • Lead in the coordination of the CCM Constituency Engagement, communication, knowledge management, information sharing, and publicity of CCM activities.
  • Timely preparation of quality periodic documentation, related to CCM programme development and resource mobilization activities.
  • Support the team’s implementation of the CCM Secretariat’s Performance targets in-line with the CCM Performance Evaluation Framework
  • Support the CCM’s compliance with the CCM Eligibility and Performance framework requirements set by the Global Fund, Assessments and implementation of the CCM Performance Improvement Plans


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science, Public Health, Development Studies, Economics, Business Management/Administration, Community Development or any other related/relevant field from a recognized university.
  • A Master’s Degree qualification in any other related or relevant field is highly preferred.
  • At least 8 years relevant experience in project planning & management, fundraising, development, management and implementation of multi-donor funded programs with operations in developing countries such as Uganda.
  • At least five years of relevant management experience in project-level or national-level program implementation in a diverse stakeholder environment.
  • Previous experience and background in the HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and/or Malaria sector is desirable.
  • Excellent programme planning and management skills.
  • Experience with work planning and budget preparation/development
  • Project planning and management skills and competencies
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Strong inter-personal skills and proven ability to engage and interact with high-level officials from the government, civil society, development partners and the private sector.
  • Strong report writing and presentation skills.
  • Planning and coordination skills
  • Good public relations and customer care skills
  • Ability to efficiently handle/manage multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities and work in a winning team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline & output- oriented environment
  • Good report writing, proposal development and editing skills are essential.
  • Ability to interact and communicate with all levels of national Government, NGO, Donor, Private and Development Sectors
  • Good organizational and problem-solving abilities.
  • Good report writing and editing skills are essential
  • Funding/project proposal writing and development skills
  • Ability to take initiative and work proactively with minimal supervision
  • Excellent oral/verbal and written and communication skills
  • Exemplary team player
  • Records management competencies and skills
  • Proficiency in English language skills
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office software, digital media and internet tools.

How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified candidates should endeavor to provide and attach the following:
  • Application cover letter (including valid Address, Telephone and E-mail contact details)
  • Application Form, Download Here
  • Contacts of three (3) referees (including email and telephone contact details)
  • Copies of academic and professional qualification transcripts &certificates
  • Two (2) recent passport size photographs
  • Copies of letters of appointment from previous and/or current employer(s)

The complete applications should be sent to the Office of:
The Chairperson of the Uganda Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM), C/0 Uganda AIDS Commission, Plot 1-3 Salim Bay Road, Ntinda, P.O. Box 10779, Kampala, Uganda


Deadline: 19th July 2018

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