Associate Programs Director Jobs – HealthRight International


Job Title:    Associate Programs Director

Organisation: HealthRight

Duty Station:  Kampala,

Reports to:
Uganda Country Director


About US:

International is a global health organization that empowers marginalized
communities to live healthy lives, with particular focus on four marginalized
populations including: women and children, migrant populations, at-risk
adolescents, and sexual and gender minorities. Employing a human rights-based
approach, HealthRight works closely with community-based partners to build
local capacity and create sustainable programs that have lasting impact.
HealthRight leverages global resources to address local health challenges and
to create sustainable solutions. Since its founding in 1990 by the late Dr.
Jonathan Mann, HealthRight has worked in over 30 countries, with current
projects in Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe, and the United States. The Peter C.
Alderman Program for Global Mental Health (PCAP) currently consists of mental
health programming in Uganda, Kenya, and the Ukraine. In Uganda, HealthRight
continues the programming of the Peter C. Alderman Foundation, with which it
merged in April 2018. The Peter C. Alderman Program has operated mental health
programs in collaboration with the government and other stakeholders in Uganda
since 2006.


Job Summary:  Reporting to the Country Director (CD), the
Associate Programs Director will be responsible for the operational success of
HealthRight in Uganda, ensuring seamless team management and development,
program delivery, and quality control and evaluation. In this role, the
Associate Programs Director will manage a growing staff of 35 individuals. The
Associate Programs Director will be a key external face of HealthRight in the


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Program Leadership

relationships with external partners including donors, civil society and
government in furtherance of program objectives

appropriate data management and MERL systems for data monitoring, analysis,
utilization, and reporting

clear, time-bound performance metrics

global and national business development efforts to build a robust grant

HealthRight’s visibility in Uganda through strategic communications and
advocacy efforts

collaboration with the Associate Director for Finance and Administration,
implement systems that ensure accurate budgeting and sound fiscal management of

Team leadership

objective performance measurements across all sites, to ensure consistent,
high-quality evaluation and goal setting for all employees.

a professional development program to address employee experience and skill

Foster a
sense of community, learning, accountability and ownership among team members

hire, and oversee training and orientation of all staff members.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

This is
an extraordinary opportunity for an individual with experience implementing
public health programs and managing teams to grow and further develop a proven
program. The successful candidate will lead programs, partner with the CD and
work collaboratively with a mission-driven and highly effective staff and
management team.

degree required, master’s degree in public health or related field strongly

Seven to
ten years of experience implementing public health programs in Uganda with at
least four years of team management experience

success developing and evaluating program models, and selecting and
successfully operationalizing innovative programs

ability to write winning grant proposals

ability and track record of partnering with donors, MOH institutions, NGOs,
communities and health development partners

written and verbal communication skills with strong attention to detail

experience of developing and managing project budgets

experience building, mentoring and developing a happy, motivated and productive

in spoken and written English

qualities of integrity, honesty, and a commitment to and passion for
HealthRight’s mission


How to Apply:

All applicants
should send their CVs to


Deadline: 12th March 2021


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