Fresher Project Officer Health – AIM Health Plus Project NGO Jobs – World Vision International

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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 Health – AIM Health Plus
Project will facilitate the development and execution of Maternal Neonatal and
Child health Nutrition (MNCHN) activities at both facility and community in Busia
district in line with organizational and MOH strategy and objectives. Including
Newborn Care, Goal Oriented ANC, Post Natal Care, EmNOC Signal Functions,
Nutrition and community based MNCH.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project Management
  • Lead and coordinate planning and implementation of all capacity
    building activities in the implementation sites including offsite, onsite
    trainings, mentorship, performance and quality improvement activities at
    the District, community and health facility level using the most
    appropriate innovative and cost effective technologies.
  • Provide necessary technical guidance to key partners during the
    implementation of the project.
  • Manage, and supervise all core interventions at the lower level with
    in the DIP
  • To critically enrich the project team with the social dynamics of
    communities in regard to MNCH, working with VHTs, small groups like the
    Mother Care Groups and community engagements.
  • Support to Community Health Information Management System
    strengthening by ensuring the operationalization of the community health
    Mobile phone platform for reporting on ttC for and the entire CHMIS MoH
Reporting and Evaluation
  • Work closely with the Project Manager in the preparation of quality
    project reports are submitted on time to support offices and donors.
  • Work with health staff and program development team in the roll out
    of baseline surveys and evaluation of the project, on the required basis
  • Oversee the rollout of the MNCHN data collection process at the
    community and health facility level and maintain the respective data bases
Reporting and
  • Maintains records of activity implementation as approved by the PM
    in a developed ToR
  • Produces monthly report that shows what has been active and done in
    the project area
  • Manages allocated finances 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
  • Work closely with development agencies and partners on collaborative
    work related to MNCH and other initiatives to position World Vision as a
    strategic partner of choice n mhealth landscape

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the World Vision Project Officer Health – AIM
    Health Plus Project job placement should preferably hold a University
    Degree in Nursing, Nutrition and Dietetics, Clinical Medicine/Diploma in
    Midwifery/Nursing with a degree in Public health or a health related
  • One year of working in the area of Maternal Newborn and Child
    Health, Nutrition and health care at any level of implementation
  • Experience in working communities with good knowledge of public
    health system and structures
  • Understanding the social determinants of health and community
  • Knowledge of community based MNCH integrated services
  • Knowledge of MNCH methodologies and other related approaches
  • Strong interpersonal communication and counseling skills.
  • Experience implementing Quality improvement initiatives
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Good understanding of the current Health Systems in Uganda
  • In-depth knowledge working with the district local government ,
    community health structures (Village Health Teams(VHTs) and Health Unit
    management committees(HUMCs)
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong level of Integrity, transparency and accountably
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: 27th March 2019
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