Community and Psychosocial Support Manager NGO Jobs – Baylor-Uganda

Job Title:  Community and Psychosocial Support Manager

Organisation: Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda)

Duty Station:   Uganda

 

About US:

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous
not-for-profit child health and development organisation affiliated to the Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a Network of paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centres of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa and Eastern Europe.

 

Job Summary:  To provide technical oversight and strengthen the capacity of Civil Society Organizations and other community structures to implement systems and guidelines for the delivery of high-quality comprehensive community HIV/TB services and OVC care and support in line with Baylor-Uganda’s objectives.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and monitor implementation of a community strategy for ACE-Bunyoro’s community programs not limited to strategies for TB/HIV prevention and care and treatment
  • Monitor and oversee the work of the consortium members and CSOs implementing ACE-Bunyoro community programs
  • Support implementation of the Community Health Facility Framework, expansion and maintaining partnerships and an active linkage and referral network with CSOs in line with the ACE-Bunyoro objectives
  • Manage the implementation of OVC activities and monitor performance in ACE-Bunyoro OVC-implementing districts and communities, in line with technical standards, best practices and donor guidelines.
  • Prepare and monitor the implementation of consolidated & harmonized departmental work plans & budgets for Community and OVC teams
  • Build the capacity of health workers, CBO staff and other key community stakeholders to provide quality HIV/TB community services and OVC services using a CQI approach through training, mentorship and technical support supervision
  • Promote and strengthen the use of HIV/TB and OVC data by supported CBOs for planning and decision making
  • Compile and submit monthly, quarterly and annual performance reports.
  • Continuously document new developments and changes in guidelines in community HIV/TB and OVC programming and align ACE-Bunyoro’s activities to those changes, in addition to documenting best practices.
  • Participate in the development of policies, procedures and guidelines for CBO capacity building.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Master’s degree in Public Health or related field
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies. Training in project management is an added advantage. The candidate must have at least five (5) years of experience in managing district and community programs for HIV/TB and OVC programming
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team player with high integrity
  • Innovative, flexible, with good negotiation and self-driven attributes
  • Good stakeholder engagement and management skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Good report writing skills

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified are encouraged to apply online at the link below

 

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Note:

  • You must have at least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE).
  • Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact, three traceable professional references and certified UNEB certificates as well as certified University Transcripts

 

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