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

 

Job Title:    Project
Officer – AIM Health Plus Project

Organisation: World
Vision International

Reports to:  Project Manager

Duty Station:  Uganda

 

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.”

 

Job Summary:   The Project Officer – 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 System.

Monitoring,
Reporting and Evaluation

·       
Works 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 updated.

Reporting
and Accountability

·       
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

Partnership
Development

·       
Liaise 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
ideal applicant for the World Vision Project
Officer – AIM Health Plus Project
job must hold a University Degree in Nursing, Nutrition and Dietetics,
Clinical Medicine/Dip in Midwifery/Nursing with a degree in Public health or a
health related degree.

·       
One year of working experience 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

·       
Experience implementing Quality improvement initiatives.

·       
Understanding the social determinants of health and
community dynamics.

·       
Knowledge of community based MNCH integrated services

·       
Knowledge of MNCH methodologies and other related
approaches

·       
Strong interpersonal communication and counseling 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 submit your application and complete Curriculum
Vitae by applying online through visiting World Vision International’s
e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 21st August 2020

 

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