Fresher Project Officer – Global Fund HIV Grant Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: 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.”
About Global Fund Malaria Grant Project:
World vision Uganda
in collaboration with TASO Uganda will implement a global fund Malaria grant
for 3 years to support existing initiatives in malaria control through vector
control, integrated case management, building resilient sustainable systems for
health and social and behavior change communication (SBCC) in in the districts
of Wakiso, Gomba, Butambala, Mpigi, Kalungu, Masaka, Rakai, Kyotera,
Bukomansimbi, Mukono, Kampala, Mubende and Mityana.
Job Summary:  The Project Officer – Global Fund HIV Grant
will support the project manager to coordinate all project activities at a
district level and community level and monitoring progress towards achievement
of targets.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project Management
  • Plan and support interventions in behavioral change as part of
    programs for adolescent and youth
  • Socioeconomic approaches
  • Gender-based violence prevention and treatment programs for
    adolescents and youth
  • Community mobilization and norms change
  • Other intervention(s) to reduce human rights-related barriers to HIV
    services
  • Addressing stigma, discrimination and legal barriers to care for
    adolescents and youth
  • Keeping girls in school
  • Capacity building of health care providers on human rights and
    medical ethics related to HIV and HIV/TB
Community led
advocacy
  • Provide necessary technical guidance to district and community
    partners during the course of the project
  • Ensure that all HIV grant and other related deliverables are
    achieved according to DIP
Documentation,
Monitoring, Reporting, accountability and Evaluation
  • Works closely with the Project Manager in the preparation of quality
    project reports
  • Oversee the rollout of the HIV grant data collection process at the
    community and health facility level
  • Maintains records of activity implementation as approved by the PM
  • Prepares for and participates in project monitoring and evaluations
  • Organizes learning and accountability meeting
  • Prepare monthly work plans and reports
  • Conduct quality checks of all the monitoring data and ensure filling
    and entry into specific database.
  • Document lessons learned, promising practices and case studies from
    the project sites.
Networking and
Collaboration
  • Identify and build district and community strategic linkages,
    relations, collaborations and networks with actors to support planning and
    implementation of HIV project activities
  • Effectively engage and Network with district local government
    structures and any other agencies to promote community ownership and
    Sustainability of Interventions.
  • Actively participate in relevant district engagements to position
    World Vision as a strategic partner in malaria programing
Finance Management
  • Manage any project assets in line with WV and donor policies
  • Support Partners and Sub Grantees to adhere to WV finance and Asset
    Management policies.
  • Manage and account for allocated monies in line with WV and donor
    policies
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Project Officer – Global
    Fund HIV Grant job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree or its
    equivalent in Nursing, medicine, public health, Nutrition and social
    sciences or any related discipline.
  • Two years of experience working in HIV and AIDS/TB programing
  • Experience in working communities with good knowledge of public
    health system and structures
  • Understanding the social determinants of health and community
    dynamics.
  • Knowledge of community based HIV prevention, treatment and
    management services
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, networking and coordination
    skills.
  • Strong SBCC and advocacy knowledge
  • Good experience in working with the youth
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational
    diversities.
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: 19th August 2018
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