Program Assistant NGO Jobs – Jhpiego

Job Title:  Program Assistant

Organisation: Jhpiego

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Jhpiego is an international non-profit health organization affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. The group was founded in 1973 and initially called the Johns Hopkins Program for International Education in Gynaecology and Obstetrics, but is now referred to simply as Jhpiego.


Job Summary:  Jhpiego seeks a program assistant to support and implement monitoring and evaluation activities for the Unitaid funded project aimed at mitigating antimalarial drug resistance in Uganda through interventions that rapidly diversify artemisinin -based combination therapy (ACT) use. The project will implement interventions that rapidly diversify artemisinin -based combination therapy (ACT) use. The project goal is to enable widespread access to affordable health products through scale-up by government and partners, to contribute to the global health response to diseases that predominantly affect people in LMICs.


The program assistant will support timely implementation and delivery of project activities for the project. The program assistant is needed to provide programmatic and administrative support to the technical team in the implementation of the project activities. He/she should be strong in data analysis and take on a data driven approach to program implementation.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and support program, financial, and administrative functions of the project and country program such that activities are implemented according to plans and in a timely fashion.
  • Support data management for supported health facilities to ensure timely reporting.
  • Coordinate with the study coordinator, focal point from the research organization and NMCD on support requirements.
  • Assist with preparation, monitoring and tracking of project budgets.
  • Ensure that required technical and administrative reports and presentations are submitted in a timely way.
  • Responsible for recording and disseminating project meeting minutes.
  • Assist with organization of meetings, field visits, and other project activities.
  • Assist in preparation of monthly, and quarterly work plans including ensuring that the Project Monitoring and Management System.
  • Perform other programmatic and administrative duties as assigned by supervisor to ensure smooth functioning and achievement of project goals as required.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree in relevant areas – Bachelor of social sciences, public health, population studies.
  • At least three years of experience in a similar position in an international or large local organization.
  • Experience working with Ministry of Health and/or partners in the National Malaria Control Division
  • Experience in data management including entry and analysis is a MUST.
  • Effective organizational skills and ability to handle a large volume of work in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Fluent English both spoken and written.
  • Strong computer skills including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Willingness to work long hours and frequent travel.


How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join Jhpiego should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 31st May 2024


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Date Posted 2024-05-16T12:54
Valid Through 2024-06-01T00:00
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Jhpiego
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala , 0256, Uganda

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