Fresher Project Officer Jobs – Makerere University Joint Aids Program (MJAP)

 

Job Title:    Project Officer

Organisation: Makerere
University Joint Aids Program (MJAP)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: EIPHIV-Uganda- Principal Investigator (PI)

 

About US:

Makerere University Joint Aids Program (MJAP) is a private-not-for profit
Company under University. MJAP works to build partnerships and strengthen
health systems to optimally respond to HIV/AIDS, TB, Non-communicable diseases
(NCDs) and other diseases of public health importance in Africa.

 

Job Summary:  The Project
Officer will lead the Planning, Implementation and Monitoring and Evaluation of
all project activities and ensure compliance of the project to all
administrative policies and reporting needs required for the EIPHIV-Uganda
project and MJAP.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
To lead
the Planning, Implementation and Monitoring and Evaluation of the EIPHIV-Uganda
project

·       
To
develop monthly work plans and track the implementation of all project
activities according to plan

·       
Develop
and track the project budget, payments, and accountabilities

·       
Supervise
and appraise the Project Administrator and support him/her to deliver on their
tasks

·       
Coordinate
all project activities and ensure that the project achieves its intended
outputs in a timely fashion while marinating high quality

·       
To
convene the two weekly progress meetings with the project implementation team,
PI and the EIPHIV-Uganda team via online platforms

·       
To
convene monthly progress meetings and ensure documentation and application of
all meeting outputs

·       
Coordinate
the selection of trainees for the EIPHIV-Uganda project

·       
To link
the MAK-CHS and its collaborating institutions and serve as the immediate
contact person

·       
To
develop and disseminate monthly, Quarterly and end of project reports to the
PI, the funding agency and all stakeholder in a timely manner

·       
Participate
in the development of essential project documents including revising training
materials, report templates and any other resources as and when necessary

·       
Review
all requisitions for supplies, services and funds to run the EIPHIV-Uganda
Project and ensure that the necessary supplies and logistics needed to run the
project are available in time

·       
To
review all accountability documents for project funds and ensure compliance of
all project transactions to donor and MJAP policies

·       
Ensure
that the organization’s properties are appropriately utilized and well maintained

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine, Nursing, Public
Health, Health Education or a related field from a recognized university.

·       
Two
years of clinical experience in a busy HIV setting including both inpatient and
outpatient care

·       
Training
in project management will be of added advantage

·       
Must be
registered with Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners or other appropriated
Council with a valid Practicing license

·       
Demonstrated
experience in budgeting and people management

·       
Excellent
teamwork, communication skills (both oral and written) with strong management
and analytical skills.

·       
Extensive
knowledge of current PEPFAR priorities, Uganda MoH policies and Continuous
Quality Improvement (CQI)

·       
Excellent
report writing skills

·       
Working
knowledge of MS office Computer packages and other data analysis packages.

·       
Ability
to travel in the field frequently

·       
Ability
to work with limited supervision

 

How to Apply:

All interested and qualified candidates should apply via the email below
and submit their cover letters, a detailed curriculum vita and copies of
relevant academic documents to: hr@mjap.or.ug addressed to; The Human Resource
Manager, Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP).

 

Please ensure that your attachments do not exceed 5 MB.

 

We do appreciate your interest to work with MJAP. However, we regret that
only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 2 weeks after the
submission deadline.

 

Deadline: 21st February, 2021
by 5:00pm

 

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