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

 

Job Title:    Project Officer – AIM Health
Plus Project

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.”

 

Job Summary:  The Project Officer – AIM Health Plus Project
will actively 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 Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Nutrition and Dietetics,
Clinical Medicine/Dip in Midwifery/Nursing with a degree in Public health or a
health related degree.

·       
At least
two years of working experience 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

·       
Good
understanding of the current Health Systems in Uganda

·       
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
interpersonal and communication skills

·       
Strong
level of Integrity, transparency and accountably

·       
Computer
literate

 

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.

 

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Here

 

Deadline: 29th November 2020

 

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