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Fresher Programs Officer (FP/HIV Integration) NGO Jobs - Reach a Hand Uganda

Organization: Reach a Hand Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Reach a Hand Uganda is a youth centered organisation focusing on youth empowerment programs with emphasis on Livelihoods & Skills Development, Behavior Change Communication, Sexual Reproductive Health & Rights, and HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention. The Reach A Hand mission is to empower young people in Uganda aged 12-24 years with complete information, skills and tools to enable them to live healthy, focused and productive lives.

Job Summary:  The Programs Officer (FP/HIV Integration) will be responsible for overseeing the implementation of Reach A Hand Uganda (RAHU)’s integrated family planning (FP) and HIV projects/programs/campaigns/projects in Uganda. To this end, the Programs Officer (FP/HIV integration) shall also assist in the design, planning and management of these interventions; and will support the delivery of projects around FP/HIV by working directly under the programs department with supervision by the Programs Manager.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provides technical input/assistance related to family planning (FP) and HIV/AIDS;
  • Identifies areas for FP and HIV integration and creates FP/HIV linkages between RAHU projects.
  • In collaboration with Program Manager, works directly with, provides support to, and builds capacity of our network of peer educators, youth champions and youth entrepreneurs.
  • Coordinates FP/HIV field activities with support from M&E, Programs, Communications and Advocacy departments.
  • Collaborates with project partners, district local governments, district health teams, and other stakeholders in implementation of project activities.
  • Provides technical support and input on FP and HIV/AIDS to assure implementation of high quality program activities by RAHU.
  • Develops training curricula and implements trainings for health facility staff, community health workers, Peer educators, youth champions, youth entrepreneurs, CBO partners, and others.
  • Works with program staff to implement IEC/BCC activities; assures quality of IEC/BCC messaging and delivery.
  • Prepares high-quality programmatic, administrative and financial reports and submits to Programs Manager according to internal guidelines and deadlines.
  • Monitors field activity budgets on a monthly basis by program assistants/field officers, including submitting field activity funds requests to the Program Manager and/or Finance Manager.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a BA in Public Health, Development Studies.
  • Two years of experience implementing a Community-Based Family Planning program and 1 or more years of experience with HIV/FP integration at facility, organization and/or community level.
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge in FP topics; at least 2 years of prior FP project implementation experience essential.
  • Demonstrated training experience and technical knowledge in Family Planning and HIV/AIDS topics; prior HIV/AIDS implementation experience essential. Experience working with adolescents and/or PHAs desired.
  • Understanding of best practices in community mobilization, sensitization, and education, and experience in application thereof.
  • Experience with selection, recruiting, training and motivating community volunteers/VHTs/peer educators.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce high-quality written documents, including reports to line managers, senior management, and project stakeholders.

How to Apply:
All candidates should upload their applications with updated CVs either in PDF or Microsoft Word format with your contact information, academic certificates, nationality and 3 work related references at the link below.

Deadline: 25th January 2019.

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Program Manager - DREAMS Jobs - John Snow, Inc (JSI)

Job Title:      Program Manager - DREAMS
Organization: John Snow, Inc (JSI)
Funding Source: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Deputy Chief of Party

About US:
John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is a leader in improving the health of individuals and communities by providing high-quality technical and managerial assistance to public health programs worldwide. JSI has implemented projects in 100 countries, and currently operates from eight U.S. and 81 international offices for the past 30 years. The JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. ID a leading public health research and consulting organization.

About USAID RHITES-N Project:
RHITES-N, Lango will contribute to improving key population- based national health indicators; build the capacity of the Ugandan government to carry out a sustainable and locally- driven response to the HIV epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria, nutrition, MNCH+A, and WASH outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders to design and implement health system strengthening strategies to scale up high-impact, evidence-based interventions at the national, sub-regional, district, and community levels. Interventions will include VMMC, virtual elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and condom education and distribution. JSI will focus where the greatest impact can be realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence locations. RHITES-N, Lango is a five-year contract. The JSI team includes Amref Health Africa, Doctors with Africa CUAMM, Another Option, and Medical Concierge Group.

Job Summary:  The DREAMS Program Manager will support the USAID/RHITES-N, Lango Project interventions to implement the DREAMS Program. She will provide strategic, technical and operational oversight, partner coordination and management including; planning, implementation, capacity enhancement, quality improvement, monitoring/evaluation and reporting on the delivery of high quality DREAMS interventions. She will work closely with MOH and district teams to support implementation. The Program Manager will be responsible for providing technical oversight and program management for DREAMS capacity building related activities. S/he will supervise the DREAMS Program Officer(s) and DREAMSM&E Officer.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Program Implementation
  • Lead strategic, technical and operational oversight for the DREAMS program in all RHITES-N, Lango supported districts and communities to attain operational targets and achieve/exceed performance objectives;
  • Manage the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of innovative, technically sound, evidence-based, sustainable and cost-effective interventions to scale up and improve the DREAMS interventions in the Lango region;
  • Lead and coordinate capacity building activities for RHITES
  • N, Lango partners to improve competencies, knowledge and skills in the implementation the DREAMS interventions through training(s), mentorship, meetings and workshops;
  • Support functionality of DREAMS coordination structures in districts, communities, schools and health centers;
  • Conduct coaching and mentorship to district partners to support DREAMS activities which includes training and joint supportive supervision at multiple levels (district, health facility and community). This capacity will result in the districts’ ability to manage DREAMS activities and use the learnings from the program to improve USAID’s Collaborating Learning Adapting approach.
  • Establish relationships with the public and private sector representatives in the region to potentially partner around DREAMS activities; identify other potential partners working in DREAMS districts to strengthen implementation and coordination;
  • Oversee the development of comprehensive work plans and budgets for the implementation of quality DREAMS activities and track Project budgets; S/he will work closely with project, district, facility and community teams;
  • Ensure technical compliance with USAID rules and regulations. Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Strengthen reporting on DREAMS activities through National Information Systems as required by the donor and MOH;
  • Provide technical oversight to the Program for timely and accurate reporting;
  • Monitor DREAMS project performance and reporting in UDTS, HIBRID and DHIS2; -Work with the Project technical teams and the District Project Coordinators to contribute to the compilation and analysis of data ensure that DREAMS data is extracted from the database for reports and feedback and is regularly used to inform planning and decision-making;
  • Provide leadership for Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement measures for implementation of the DREAMS strategies;
  • Produce periodic reports as per the organizational, government and donor requirements;
  • Ensure thorough familiarity with CSO grant award M&E documents;
  • Present findings, progress, goals, problems and other relevant information to staff in regular staff calls and/or meetings;
  • Continuously document new developments in DREAMS programming and align them to proposed activities;
  • Conduct routine data quality assessments and/or site visits with grantees and build data management capacity of subgrantee staff, facilities and communities;
  • Participate in project evaluation activities, including gathering feedback on grantee activities and programs from beneficiaries and stakeholders through focus groups, site visits, and M&E data;
  • Assist in the preparation, review, and dissemination of project reports, results and lessons learned;
  • Write reports, work plans, strategic plans and other program-related documents in a timely manner and provide prompt feedback to donor requests for information;
  • Contribute to documentation and strategic dissemination of best practices, success stories, abstracts, and lessons learnt from implementation of the essential DREAMS health package. capacity Strengthening
  • Conduct routine quality improvement or site visits with districts / facilities/ communities and grantees and build their technical and data management capacity;
  • Participate in the development of DREAMS related training curricula, other tools and materials for regional and in-country technical events such as assessments, workshops, trainings, etc;
  • Provide training and technical assistance to DREAMS program staff on project database reporting requirements and procedures, and select M&E related organizational capacity development. other
  • Support coordination for DREAMS work with other partners in the region and in the country;
  • Represent the Project and contribute towards the MOH guidance on technical issues and participate in relevant advisory and/or technical working groups with counterparts and partner institutions in development, adaptation and operationalization of national guidelines and policies.
  • Innovatively think of ways to improve performance and address challenges that arise in the course of DREAMS implementation;
  • Perform any other duties as requested.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the USAID RHITES-N Project Program Manager- DREAMS job placement should hold a Master’s Degree (Public Health Epidemiology, Social Science or Statistics or similar field) preferred;
  • At least five years’ experience in community development work, program management, M&E, advocacy, and/ or community engagement/mobilisation; experience working with multiple grantees desirable. Knowledge of and experience working in collaboration with MOH, international and local donor agencies, districts and health facilities (public /private) is desirable;
  • Strong knowledge of DREAMS implementation and the evidence behind successful approaches to attaining the Program objectives. A proven track record in working to scale up DREAMS implementation is an advantage.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Uganda health and community systems, and ability to build and sustain strong relationships with national / regional partners in DREAMS —including representatives from Implementing partners, districts, NGOs, CSOs, and the private sector.
  • Knowledge of major DREAMS best practices as well as implementation of DREAMS programs in Uganda;
  • Experience in capacity building initiatives, an advantage;
  • Ability to develop, implement and monitor project activities, including documenting project learning;
  • Demonstrated skills in collaborative engagement, program planning, knowledge management, facilitation, networking and communication;
  • Experience managing staff and local organizations;
  • Previous experience working with USG projects or other donors and multilateral agencies with an in-depth knowledge of USG programs, regulations, compliance and reporting;
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform;
  • Excellent technical writing, data collection, analysis and reporting skills required;
  • Excellent facilitation, oral and written communication skills.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their updated cover letters and updated CVs to ug-rhites-n@ug.jsi.com

Deadline: 21st January 2019

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Registered Midwife Job Opportunities - Sawa HealthCare Group (SHCG) - Old Kampala Hospital

Job Title:      Registered Midwife
Organisation: Sawa HealthCare Group (SHCG)
Duty Station:  Old Kampala Hospital, Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Sawa HealthCare Group exists to provide affordable, accessible and quality healthcare services in the communities we serve and to do so in a sustainable manner with the highest level of integrity. 

Job Summary: The Registered Midwife will be responsible for the promotion and maintenance of the highest standards of professional women and infant care to meet the needs of patients and their families.  The Midwife will ensure that she/he complies with best practices and maintains a safe environment.  She/he will treat patients with dignity and ensure confidentiality at all times. The Midwife understands the operations of the Hospital beyond the midwife function and influences the overall organization to ensure superior operations and patient outcomes.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provides comprehensive professional obstetric, gynecological and women’s health care to patients including identifying high-risk cases and providing corrective action, advice and/or referral
  • Works closely with multidisciplinary providers to ensure that the patient is getting the best in comprehensive women and infant health care
  • Participates in all activities necessary to implement the multidisciplinary team approach to the care of women and infants (including nutritional counseling, breastfeeding support, health education, family planning and other counseling as required under the circumstances, monitoring and appropriate reporting of the health condition of women and infant patients, etc.)
  • Responsible for maintaining the integrity of Hospital operations within the midwife function, quality assurance, safe environment and infection control standards
  • Assists in expanding and enhancing women and infant health services provided at the Hospital by participating in outreach, community screenings and conducting health education sessions
  • Ability to maintain and build trust, protect and preserve confidential information
  • Responsible for consistently demonstrating the knowledge, skills, abilities, & behaviors necessary to provide superior service to patients
  • High competency in area of practice with commitment to excellence in the practice of midwifery
  • Contributes to Hospital institutional knowledge by staying current on issues in the health care field and sharing knowledge as required with other staff
  • Performs administrative duties as required such as registration of birth notifications, compile reproductive/child health data and other required reports production of documents, case management, records maintenance and patient surveys to maintain quality assurance.
  • Maintains personal contact with patients, take note of their complaints, carry out corrective measures and escalate for further action as necessary
  • Manages patients with confidentiality and adherence to professional code of conduct, hospital policies and procedures and best practices in health care
  • Requisitions and maintains accurate accounts for medical supplies

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Diploma from an accredited School of Midwifery.
  • Three years of midwifery experience in a hospital.
  • Proficiency in computer packages like Microsoft excel, word and other office products.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, customer service, interpersonal skills and respect for and receptivity to other cultures.
  • Proof of registration with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council required.

How to Apply:
All candidates who are suitably qualified are advised to send their application and curriculum vitae to hr@sawahealthcare.org

Deadline: 30th January 2019

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Earn a UNICAF Scholarship to Study Online for an Internationally Recognised Degree (Bachelor’s, Master’s or Ph.D) from the US, UK and Europe

About Scholarship Programme:
UNICAF Scholarship Programme partners with UK, US and European universities to offer online quality higher education degrees to students in Africa. Current partners include the University of South Wales (UK), the Marymount California University (USA) and the University of Nicosia (Europe). It was founded to offer gifted, underprivileged students the opportunity to further their education, by earning internationally recognised qualifications, at low cost, through online study, or through blended learning (only available for Unicaf University programmes). 

Why study with UNICAF?
  • High Quality, Lower Cost: Save up to 80% by studying online. Online learning gives you access to modern education at a fraction of the cost of the chosen programme.  See the Available ProgammesClick Here, for more information regarding each programme.
  • Internationally Recognised Degrees: Quality programmes taught by lecturers who are national and international experts. 
  • Easy, Quick, Registration Process: You can easily apply and start learning, benefiting from a state-of-the-art online virtual environment!
  • Flexible, 24/7 Online Access: No fixed study hours, no ground rules. Adjust your studying schedule to suit your needs. The only requirement is to keep up with your deadlines.
Number of Beneficiaries: Over 8,000 students have benefited from this scholarship package and they intend to give out over 60,000 of them by 2020. 

How to Apply for Scholarship:
UNICAF invites Ugandans to join thousands of students from Nigeria, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Kenya, Botswana, Malawi, and many other countries, who have earned their degrees with the help of the UNICAF Scholarship Programme by submitting their applications online at the link below.

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Pharmacist Jobs - Sawa HealthCare Group (SHCG) - Old Kampala Hospital

Job Title:      Pharmacist
Organisation: Sawa HealthCare Group (SHCG)
Duty Station:  Old Kampala Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Directors

About US:
Sawa HealthCare Group exists to provide affordable, accessible and quality healthcare services in the communities we serve and to do so in a sustainable manner with the highest level of integrity. 

Job Summary: The Pharmacist is responsible for dispensing and compounding medication, counseling patients on medication and health subjects; interpreting prescriptions, managing patient drug therapy for complications, and performing drug utilization. He/she collaborates with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare practitioners to provide safe, high quality, and cost-effective drug treatment. Additionally, the Pharmacist manages all aspects of medication ordering and inventory.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensuring medicinal products are stored appropriately and securely to ensure freshness and potency and proper dispensing.
  • Ensuring medication reaches the patient in the correct form and dose – this may include tablets, capsules, ointments, injections, inhalers and creams.
  • Being responsible for the accurate dispensing and timely distribution of drugs and medicines for outpatients.
  • Supervising and checking the work of pharmacy technicians and assistants.
  • Responding to medication-related queries from within the facility and the general public.
  • Keeping up to date with, and contributing to, research and development, often in collaboration with medical staff and colleagues in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Writing guidelines for drug use within the facility, preparing bulletins and implementing facility regulations.
  • Providing information to individual wards on budgets and expenditure on drugs.
  • Working closely with physicians, nurses and other fellow health care professionals to ensure the delivery of safe, effective and economic drug treatment.
  • Counseling patients on the effects, dosage and route of administration of their drug treatments, particularly those who require complex drug therapy.
  • Monitoring every stage of medication treatment to improve all aspects of delivery and reporting patient side effects.
  • Communicating effectively with patients and their relatives, physicians, nurses, pharmacy technicians, other healthcare practitioners, directors and other hospital administration staff, etc.
  • Preparing and quality-checking sterile medications under special conditions (e.g. Intravenous medications for those unable to take food, anti-cancer medications, eye drops, etc.).
  • Assisting with sourcing and procuring medications and ordering procedures to ensure adequate inventory and options for the conditions treated at the hospital.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a BS, MS, or Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited institution and a current pharmacist license
  • Three to five years of previous facility pharmacy experience, preferably in a hospital setting.
  • Completion of a Pharmacy Practice residency or equivalent facility experience.
  • Possesses outstanding leadership, communication, listening and interpersonal skills, necessary to quickly establish credibility and rapport with a broad set of constituencies and motivate others;  
  • Ability to act as an effective agent for change, recognizes the need for change and adapts and inspires others to adapt;
  • Ability to address both broad and strategic issues and the management of day-to-day operations;
  • Ability to innovate, encourage creative thinking and imaginative solutions to issues or problems;
  • Ability to serve as an effective champion for quality and continuous performance improvement using passion and persuasive skills;
  • Thorough understanding of all elements of healthcare delivery;
  • Excellent analytical and report writing skills;
  • Proficient computer skills including spread sheets, data bases, statistics, software knowledge and installation, and accounting practices for budgetary responsibilities;
  • Broad based knowledge of office support and computer systems and exhibit the following characteristics: a strong customer focus; foster mutual respect; strong commitment to organization mission, vision and values; promote teamwork; perform independently; maintain confidentiality; adhere to high standards of personal conduct; and maintain and enhance professional/job competency;
  • Knowledge of applicable laws and regulatory requirements and best practices in clinical care; and
  • Excellent decision-making and judging capabilities.

How to Apply:
All candidates who are suitably qualified are advised to send their application and curriculum vitae to hr@sawahealthcare.org

Deadline: 30th January 2019

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