Program Officer US NGO Jobs – Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI)

Job Title:  Program Officer

Organisation: Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI)

Job Location:  Kampala, Uganda


About Organisation:

The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and middle-income countries, while strengthening the capabilities of governments and the private sector in those countries to create and sustain high-quality health systems that can succeed without our assistance.


Job Summary:  The Program Officer will be responsible for providing cross cutting coordination, analytical and operations support for implementation of program activities. Based in Kampala, Uganda, the Program Officer is expected to be a self-starter knowledgeable, meticulous and resourceful to be successful and effective in a fast-moving environment. They must be excited by the challenge of tackling projects in new areas, quickly building knowledge, skills and effectively applying them.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Provide coordination support during implementation of program activities to ensure expected deliverables are achieved.
  • Represent the program in designated fora at both national and sub-national levels.
  • Engage with a range of external stakeholders and internal programs for better coordination and planning. Identify and propose synergies to maximize program outputs.
  • Collaborate with health workers, facility in-charges, and local governments (including district health teams) to promote program interventions in the districts/regions of implementation.
  • Operations
  • Plan logistics for program activities, including procurement requests and managing third party payments.
  • Provide administrative and operational support to ensure smooth and successful program development and implementation.
  • Maintain calendar of donor reporting and coordinate inputs across workstreams for assembling donor reports
  • Perform basic finance functions related to program activities.
  • Support the program team to comply with CHAI Uganda Finance and Operations policies.

Analytics, Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Support government partners with planning, analytics, problem-solving and operationalization of recommendations.
  • Facilitate the development and tracking of monthly, quarterly and annual work plans and budgets for planned program activities.
  • Ensure timely compilation of quality and accurate activity and program reports and presentations.
  • Support compilation of program proposals including drafting, editing and formatting.
  • In collaboration with program staff, support the process of documenting best practices in form of case studies, success stories, abstracts in addition to the routine monthly updates, quarterly and annual reports.


  • Perform any other tasks as requested by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, business, public health, or a related field.
  • Three to four years of working experience in a demanding, results driven environment.
  • Strong analytic skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office suite – Excel, Powerpoint and Word.
  • Strong process management skills, high level of organization and good attention to detail.
  • Ability to absorb and synthesize a broad range of information.
  • A flexible, entrepreneurial and output-focused mindset, with strong self-motivation.
  • Exceptional time-management, with an ability to manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines.
  • High emotional intelligence, patience and thoughtfulness even in high-pressure, stressful situations.
  • Proven track record working in challenging multi-stakeholder environments amidst substantial ambiguity and changing circumstances.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.



  • Experience working with government stakeholders at the national and subnational level.
  • Experience in Health Systems Strengthening, Sexual Reproductive Maternal and Newborn Health and/or Health Financing.


How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications online at the link below


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Date Posted 2024-06-13T04:17
Valid Through 2024-07-05T00:00
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization CHAI Uganda – Clinton Health
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala , 0256, Uganda

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