Project Officer: E-Face NGO Jobs – Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB)


Job Title:    Project Officer: E-Face
(Engaging FBOS/CSOS/PNFPS and communities to support and sustain HIV epidemic
control in Uganda)

Organization:  Uganda
Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB)

Duty Station:  Kampala,

Reports to:
Project Manager


About US:

The Uganda
Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB) was founded in 1957 as a registered faith
based Non-Governmental Organization under the Trustees Incorporation Act (CAP
165) as Registered Trustees of the Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau. UPMB
brings together Protestant Churches in Uganda involved in Provision of Health
Services. It serves as a link between Government and / or Development Partners
and UPMB-Member Institutions and provides support to its members through
capacity strengthening, coordination, lobbying and Advocacy, public relations
and translation of government policies.


Job Summary:  The Project Officer is responsible for ensuring
that project activities are effectively implemented. S/he will also be involved
in designing strategies, coordinating stakeholders and implementation of
activities as well as contributing to organization-wide learning. The Project
officer will work in collaboration with the other team members to strengthen
the technical and institutional capacity of FBOs/CBOs/PNFPs to complement the
existing efforts by GOU, Development Partners, Civil Society and other
stakeholders to attain and sustain epidemic control in Uganda by 2020 and Beyond


Key Duties and

Coordination within Faith Networks, Medical Bureaus, Regional Partners and

Increased high impact Community based interventions for case finding and

evidence based HIV Prevention interventions to reduce the risk of acquiring and
transmitting HIV Infection

abreast of developments in HIV programming and progress in order to advise and
recommend tools and strategies to increase project performances and results.

strategies to engage faith leaders, individuals and communities to promote
access to health services by the children, women and men living with HIV who
are not yet on antiretroviral therapy.

and manage project plans, and reviewing the plans regularly to ensure tasks and
milestones are being achieved in a timely manner.

responsibility for leading technical team members to modify and monitor key
performance indicators, report and record progress of activities and ensuring
that agreed deliverables are met.

the preparation of project documents, work plans and reports.

the review and analysis of project reports to identify and act on potential
bottlenecks in project implementation and to enhance quality of implementation
and reporting.

participate in provision of advice on strategic direction and issues pertaining
to the improvement of the project.

or ensure that the project is presented in technical meetings and various
activities with various partners and stakeholders.

appropriate and facilitative administrative follow-up actions to ensure
effective implementation of project strategies.

collaboration with Management, establish and maintain effective working
relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

maintain a current awareness of the project activities and status.

other staff to observe and adhere to procedures, implement project scope of
work project plans, and ensure quality of project activities.

strengthened understanding and capacities within project by specifically
identifying skills and capacity needs within the project and organize for
interventions to address these gaps.

seek to identify and mobilize resources for expansion of the Project

other duties as may be assigned by the Project Manager in consultation with the
Project director/PI/ED.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in a, Community health, Public ‘health,
health management, Nursing, social sciences or social works and social

minimum of four years’ experience in providing HIV prevention services,
particularly to religious leaders. Experience gained through serving within a
Government institution or NGO with proven ability to coordinate activities of
different stakeholders at district and or sub national level.

knowledge and skills in designing, planning, implementing and monitoring
community activities for HIV prevention for PMTCT,

experience in implementing and applying Quality improvement approaches and
providing training to service providers and stakeholders.

interpersonal, organizational and written / verbal communication skills.

to travel within the supported districts.


How to

All suitably qualified and interested persons who wish to apply
hand-deliver an application letter with a detailed CV and copies of your
academic credentials, naming at least two referees to:


Human Resources Manager

Uganda Protestant medical Bureau

Plot 877 Balintuma Road Mengo

P.O. Box 4127





Deadline: 11th
December 2020 by 5:00 pm


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