MCHN EVD Response Team Lead NGO Job Careers – FHI 360

Job Title: MCHN EVD Response Team Lead

Organisation: FHI 360

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: USAID MCHN’s Program Implementation Manager for Kampala

 

About US:

FHI 360 is an international non-profit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

 

About USAID Project:

FHI 360, a prime implementing partner for USAID funded Maternal, Child Health & Nutrition (MCHN) Activity will, with funding from USAID, support KCCA’s (Kampala Capital City Authority) EVD (Ebola Virus Disease) Response Plan. Activities will focus on strengthening capacity for EVD infection prevention and control (IPC) and case identification and quick referral by small private healthcare providers within the city. FHI 360 is seeking for individuals to serve in the following positions for a short period of time – ranging from 60 to 120 working days, to support the USAID MCHN team to implement these activities.

 

Job Summary: The position holder will lead and manage the USAID MCHN’s program activities for supporting the EVD response in Kampala City. With guidance from supervisor, the Team Lead will closely work with the KCCA’s EVD response team and other Implementing partners in the EVD response to ensure that USAID MCHN’s inputs are appropriately aligned to and integrated into the MOH and KCCA’s EVD response plan and pillars. The lead will also play a managerial and supervisory role for MCHN’s EVD response team.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaboratively and closely work with KCCA’s and other Partner EBV response teams, to ensure that USAID MCHN’s inputs into the response plan are effectively executed, as per appropriate response pillars.
  • Supervise and coordinate MCHN’s teams deployed to assist with implementation of EVD response activities
  • Work closely with the KCCA City Hall and Division teams to support strengthening of private sector EVD coordination structures within each Division.
  • Build and maintain partnerships and collaboration relationships with other actors in the EVD repose space within Kampala.
  • Compile and submit to supervisor, daily and weekly EVD response updates and program reports, respectively
  • Convene and manage daily internal MCHN EVD meetings and drive actions from the meetings.




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in a health science related field (medicine preferable) and a masters in Epidemiology or Public Health
  • At least seven years of experience in implementing public health programs in Uganda or at international level
  • Experience in working with multiple partners in a common public health program implementation space will be of added advantage
  • Knowledge of the Ugandan health system structure, with experience working with local government and city authorities
  • Ability to work with and understand health data and health management information systems, including presentation of data in creative ways
  • Experience in managing and supervision large teams of individuals
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and achieve deliverables on time

 

How to Apply:

All interested and suitably qualified individuals should submit their applications ( CV and Cover letter) by email to Uganda.procurement@fhi360.org Please indicate the title of the position in the email subject line

 

Deadline: 25th November 2022

 

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Date Posted 2022-11-22
Valid Through 2022-11-25
Hiring Organization FHI 360
Job Location , , Kampala, 0256, Uganda