Project Officer – Maternal and Newborn Health NGO Job Vacancies – ChildFund International

Job Title:   Project
Officer – Maternal and Newborn Health 
 

Organization: ChildFund
International

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Project
Manager

About US:

For over seventy
years, ChildFund International has provided support to deprived, excluded and
vulnerable children to have the capacity to improve their lives and
opportunities to become young adults, parents and leaders who bring lasting and
positive change to their communities. We promote societies whose individuals
and institutions participate in valuing, protecting, and advancing the worth
and rights of children. Our core commitment is child-centered change that will
ensure healthy and secure infants, educated and confident children, and youth
who are skilled and engage meaningfully in the affairs and decision making
processes within their communities.

Job Summary:  The Project Officer – Maternal and Newborn
Health will oversee project implementation and provide technical expertise and
quality assurance for project activities. The Project Officer will directly
support health facility staff and village health team members to accelerate the
achievement of maternal and newborn health outcomes. The Project Officer MNCH
will be part of a team participating in preparing annual, quarterly, and
monthly activity plans and reports, and documenting project experiences.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Participate
in developing annual, quarterly work plans and monthly workplans and detailed
budgets and procurement plans.

·       
Supervise
and monitor the work of project staff to ensure high-quality implementation
that aligns with the donor regulations.

·       
Oversee
the application of, program monitoring tools, and efficient mechanisms that
support high quality implementation.

·       
Emphasize
the use of data and learning for ongoing program improvement and adaptation.

·       
Represent
the project externally and maintain effective communication, coordination among
district level stakeholders.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Clinical background in medicine or nursing or a health-
related field masters-level degree in Public Health.

·       
Minimum
of a Degree in Health, social sciences, and other relevant qualifications.

·       
At least
3 years working experience in planning and implementing development programmes
in Uganda.

·       
At least
3 years working on development programmes including MNCH.

·       
Willingness
to work in a rural setting with ability to ride a motorcycle

·       
Highly
developed ability to apply adult learning techniques.  Ability to work independently and
collaboratively in a team setting.

·       
Excellent
interpersonal and communication skills. Fluency in languages used in the
Eastern region particularly Samia and Lusoga will be an added advantage

How to Apply:

All candidates who
meet these qualifications should submit your application including detailed
Curriculum Vita, academic and professional papers and names of 3 work related
Referees with their Email/ daytime telephone contacts to:

THE COUNTRY DIRECTOR

CHILD FUND
INTERNATIONAL

P.O BOX 3342 KAMPALA

Email: ugandahr@childfund.org

OR Hand delivery to
ChildFund Country Office located on Plot 71/72 Namirembe Road, P.O. Box 3341,
Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 13th August 2020

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