Cluster Coordinator Job Careers – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Job Title:   Cluster Coordinator

Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Duty Station:

Reports to:
Deputy Programs Manager

About US:

Rakai Health
Sciences Program (RHSP) is a collaborative bio – medical research and service
delivery organization. RHSP strives to improve the quality of life of the local
population through a combination of community-based research, curative services
and prevention strategies in the districts of South-central Uganda.

Job Summary:  The Cluster Coordinator holder will be the key
district liaison officer for the project responsible for the day-to-day
operations of the regional Cluster office. In collaboration with DHTs, health
facilities and other stakeholders, s/he will be accountable for ensuring that
all project outputs/outcomes in the given districts are achieved through
effective management of project inputs. .

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Provide leadership and overall supervision
for project teams and Cluster activities

·       Offer Technical and administration oversight
of project activities in liaison with the Deputy project Manager.

·       Support Joint work planning & budgeting
of the staff in the cluster

·       Support performance management (achievements
against targets Vs costs)

·       Support staff administration & logistic
management in the cluster

·       Carry out frequent monitoring and supportive
supervision visits to health facilities.

·       Coordinate with other units including DHT and
other stakeholders within the project areas.

·       Organize and participate in regular cluster
review meetings for the teams in the cluster

·       Serve as a principal liaison between the
district local government and the Project. This involves:

·       Supporting monitoring of the district-led
programming and sub-granting to districts.

·       Attending key meetings & functions in the

·       Routine: DAC, DHTs, Quarterly review
meetings, DOVCCs,

·        Non-Routine: Courtesy calls, Impromptu

·       Functions: World AIDS day, etc

·       Identifying district specific needs & barriers
to implementation of district-led programming and propose / refer them to right
persons for corrective action.

·       Providing technical assistance to DHTs
regarding managing of sub-grants and financial agreements.

·       Coordinate and adapt lessons learned from HSS
activities to further strengthen and expand interventions to achieve the
Project goals.

·       Conducting capacity building and technical
assistance to the DHT and HFs.

·       Assessing compliance of the partner districts
to the terms and conditions of the partnerships.

·       Overseeing the monitoring of RHSP supported
CBOs in the cluster (both technical & financial)

·       Any other assigned duties in line with your

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor of
Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB)

·       Training in HIV/AIDS care and management is

·       Training in project planning and management
will be an added advantage.

·       A postgraduate degree in Public Health,
Medicine, or a management related field will be an added advantage.

·       At least two years relevant experience in
implementing public Health/HIV/AIDS related projects at decentralized level.

·       Experience working with district health
systems and managing project teams.

·       Excellent written and verbal communication

·       Knowledge of PEPFAR/US government programming
policies and regulations, procedures and practices, Excellent interpersonal
skills including the ability to work effectively with the DHTs and HFs.

·       In-depth knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS
programming issues.

·       Project planning and management skills

How to Apply:

All interested
candidates possessing the above attributes can send their; applications
including a cover letter, updated CV with 3 referees, and copies of academic
qualifications/certificates, addressed to the HR Manager to .
Kindly indicate the job title in the subject line of the email. Only online
applications will be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be
contacted. Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification.

Deadline: Tuesday 4th
August 2020 by 5:00pm

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