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25 Entry Level Community Health Supervisor Job Opportunities - Living Goods (LG)

Organisation: Living Goods (LG)
Duty Station: Upcountry Locations (Eastern, and Central (Outside of Kampala Regions)

About US:
Living Goods (LG) seeks to improve the lives of tens of millions of underserved customers by revolutionizing the way community health is delivered in the developing world.  To do this, Living Goods not only grows its own business operations, but also dramatically magnifies its impact through large-scale partnerships.  Living Goods supports networks of ‘Avon-like’ micro-entrepreneurs who go door-to-door teaching families how to improve their health and wealth while selling affordable, high-impact products like basic medicines, fortified foods, water filters, clean cook stoves, and solar lights.

If you are a natural entrepreneur and leader who loves working with people, creating an impact in health and selling life-saving products, you could be Living Goods’ next Community Health Supervisor!  We are looking for public health, clinicians, community health and Business Management professionals. Apply to join the Living Goods Field Operations Team! Living Goods supports a network of over 2800 Community Health Workers (CHWs) in Uganda who teach families in their communities how to improve health and well-being while selling affordable, high-impact products like basic medicines, fortified foods, water filters, clean cook stoves, and solar lights.

Job Summary:  As part of the Community Health Management Team, you will play a key role in supporting Community Health Workers (CHWs) to deliver high quality health care to their communities and generate sales of critical products.  The Community Health Supervisor must be able to motivate others, have strong business skills, and want to be part of a cutting edge team that is setting the bar for how a social enterprise can improve health impacts in a sustainable way. A prerequisite to this role is a 6-week paid Community Health Supervision Training Program, which will immerse you in our community health care model.  Successful graduates will have the opportunity to gain a full time role as part of the Living Goods team.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
CHWs Support and Motivation
·         Motivate CHWs in-field to achieve health and sales targets. Work to support strong performers, to increase effectiveness of medium performers, and increase or remove poor performers.
·         Ensure all CHWs are delivering impact in the communities both through remote checks and through in-field checks (esp. diagnosis and treatment)
·         Implement marketing and promotional efforts to support CHWs sales goals.
·         Lead monthly In Service meeting of CHWs.
Operations Management
·         Support the management of Branch financial operations and ensure that the books balance:
o   Cash matches sales on a daily basis.
o   Support the management and maintenance of inventory.
o   Support operations to keep costs as low as possible.
o   Support the management of relations between Living Goods and the implementing partner organizations.
o   Work closely with the Ministry of Health and the County Government.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate for the Living Goods Community Health Supervisor job placement should have proven success as a CHW, entrepreneur, business manager, or health professional.
·         Clinical health degree or diploma preferred.
·         Degree or Diploma in clinical, community or Health related areas
·         Degree or Diploma in Business related areas
·         Two years of experience in health/community related work
·         Management experience a plus.
·         Entrepreneurial spirit and drive for results.
·         Exceptional natural leader with strong interpersonal skills.
·         Excellent written and verbal communications skills, both in English and Luganda.
·         Fluency in Lusoga, and Lugisu a plus.
·         Ability to relocate up country a must.
·         Ability and willingness to work extensively in the field.
·         Proficiency with Word and Excel and general computer proficiency.

Compensation: A competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience including health insurance, vacation, and a bonus opportunity. The opportunity to enter an exciting career path within a fast and growing mission driven team.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply online at the web link below.

Deadline: 6th July 2018

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UN Programme Analyst - Integrated field Support Jobs - United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Organization: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Program Coordinator

About UNFPA:
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, and every young person's potential is fulfilled. UNFPA expands the possibilities for women and young people to lead healthy and productive lives. Since UNFPA started working in 1969, the number – and rate – of women dying from complications of pregnancy or childbirth has been halved. Families are smaller and healthier. Young people are more connected and empowered than ever before.

Job Summary:   The Programme Analyst - Integrated field Support assists in the design, planning and management of UNFPA’s country programme including humanitarian and development nexus situation by analyzing relevant political, social and economic trends and providing inputs to project formulation and evaluation, joint programming initiatives and national development frameworks. The Programme Analyst assists with programme/ project implementation by using and developing appropriate mechanisms and systems and ensuring compliance with established procedures, as well as by monitoring results achieved during implementation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Actively participates in the identification and formulation of the country programme to include the humanitarian and component projects by compiling and analyzing information in the subject areas of UNFPA assistance to the Government, drafts project documents and work plans and prepares tables and statistical data.
·         Evaluates project and programme activities, establishing and implementing mechanisms to systematically assess the achievement of results, conducting field visits, participating in review meetings and evaluation missions and preparing regular inputs to status and progress reports. Analyzes factors affecting the achievement of results, recommends corrective actions and follows up on recommendations.
·         Actively contributes to creation and sharing of knowledge by synthesizing and documenting findings and lessons learned, success stories and best practices, strategies and approaches of the CO and humanitarian contexts, and drafting relevant materials for dissemination.
·         Supports advocacy and resource mobilization strategy of the CO by compiling and synthesizing relevant background material for use in discussions and public events. Establishes and maintains network of donor and public information contacts and provides assistance in organizing and conducting donor meetings and public information events.
·         Analyzes and interprets the political, social and economic environment relevant to population and development, reproductive health, gender and humanitarian contexts, identifies opportunities for UNFPA assistance and intervention. Keeps abreast of new policy developments and strategies analyzing policy papers, strategy documents, national plans and development frameworks, and prepares briefs and inputs for policy dialogue, technical assistance coordination, and development frameworks.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNFPA Programme Analyst - Integrated field Support job opportunity should hold an advanced degree in health, population, demography and/or other related social science field.
·         Prior experience in the field of development and population activities would be desirable.
·         Languages: Fluency in English is required. Depending on the duty station, a working knowledge of local languages especially Arabic (spoken by the South Sudanese refugees) may be required.

·         Exemplifying integrity
·         Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN System
·         Embracing cultural diversity
·         Embracing change

Core Competencies:
·         Achieving results
·         Being accountable
·         Developing and applying professional expertise/business acumen
·         Thinking analytically and strategically
·         Working in teams/ managing ourselves and our relationships
·         Communicating for impact

Functional Skill Set:
·         Advocacy/Advancing a policy-oriented agenda
·         Leveraging the resources of national governments and partners/ building strategic alliances and partnerships
·         Delivering results-based programmes
·         Internal and external communication and advocacy for results mobilization

 N.B: There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process. UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

How to Apply:
All interested applicants who wish to join the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job details.

Deadline: 28th June 2018

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2 General Nurse NGO Jobs - InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU)

Job Title:        General Nurse (2 Job Vacancies)
Organization: InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Community Health Services Officer

About US:
InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU) is a non-governmental humanitarian national organization established in 1988, and duly registered with the NGO Board and NGO Forum. IAU is actively involved in programs geared towards the protection and improvement of lives of disadvantaged people living in urban and rural areas in Uganda and in the Great Lakes Region. InterAid Uganda is focused on its thematic areas of Rights Protection, Education, Livelihood & Food Security, Health (HIV&AIDS; Malaria; Maternal and Reproductive Health), Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH), Environment and Disaster Management and good Management and Governance systems.

Job Summary: The General Nurse  will ensure that the health status of the population is improved through provision of better health services at the health unit.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Strategic Direction
  • Implement scheduled planned activities and ensure targets are met in line with the departmental plan.
  • Conduct field visits to hospitals, homes and communities for sensitization, counseling, follow-up and assessments.
Process Management
  • Screen new arrivals and self-settled refugees to establish if they have an emergency medical problem.
  • Liaise with counselors on medical/social cases.
  • Work with the Community Health Officer and ensure that the supply of drugs, sundries and medical equipment required for running the clinic is continuous and on time.
  • Ensure maintenance of records such as Drug stock cards, Daily consumption cards, Treatment records, Referral records, Equipment register, Monthly drug consumption reports, Health unit reports, Medical counseling records on individual files and Birth and death records.
  • Assist the Community Health Officer in organizing appropriate preventive health care services that promote the health of both the refugee and asylum seeker population.
  • Ensure timely transportation of patients to hospitals and imaging/lab centers.
  • Ensure timely issuance of prescribed drugs to patients.
  • Ensure effective and timely discharge of patients.
  • Manages maintenance of hygiene at the health center.
  • Arrange appointment for the doctor to make medical assessment reports for refugees and asylum seekers as requested.
  • Assist the Community Health Officer in conducting training for refugees/asylum seekers on primary health care.
  • Provide counseling on health issues to refugees/asylum seekers and project staff.
  • Ensure proper and timely requisition for medical investigations for patients and subsistence for admitted cases.
  • Carry out hospital visits and follow up on both out patients and admitted cases and give update reports.
  • Assist Community Health Officer Compile weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual medical reports.
Support to staff & other Managers: Provide advice to staff in line with section related procedures
Risk Management
  • Identify, assess and develop strategies to mitigate against risks that may happen in the programs of the section.
  • Monitor the implementation of mitigation strategies against risks   as per the risk framework.
  • Ensure that the internal process and work plans are adhered to.
  • Ensure compliance to policies and procedures during designing, execution, monitoring and evaluation of the program activities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU) General Nurse job opportunity should preferably hold a Diploma in Nursing or its equivalent from a recognized Institution
  • Must have enrolled Nursing Certificate or equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Must be registered with the Nurses and Midwives Council
  • A minimum of Four Years’ relevant work experience
  • Previous experience of working in a role with an NGO is desirable
  • Excellent understanding of broad health issues within community
  • Strong understanding of community, culture and customs
  • Good understanding of local humanitarian context
  • Should be a good listener and have good Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, High degree of flexibility
  • Good team player and Highly self-motivated

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their cover letters, updated CVs and photo copies of their professional qualifications including three referees via E-mail to both recruitment@interaiduganda.org and iaurecruitment@interaiduganda.org addressed to:

The Executive Director,
InterAid Uganda,
Plot 1102 Block 8, Kabala Anjagala Road,
P.O. Box 737 Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 25th June 2018 by 5:00 PM

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Nutrition Specialist USAID Project Career Jobs - FHI 360

Job Title:   Nutrition Specialist
Organisation: FHI 360
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
FHI 360 is a nonprofit 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 and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

About USAID Project:
FHI 360 seeks to implement an anticipated USAID Uganda Feed the Future program that aims to increase incomes and improve livelihoods of households through agriculture-led economic growth. Activities will increase the institutional capacity of government institutions, the private sector, and civil society organizations, and will create incentives for agribusiness to invest in market systems and be more responsive to changes.

Job Summary: The Nutrition Specialist will oversee and provide technical leadership to promote the uptake of high impact practices to improve maternal, newborn, and child health. These practices include improved nutrition practices address malnutrition and stunting, increased uptake of family planning, management of postpartum hemorrhage and hypertension, among others. The Nutrition Advisor will play the lead role in guiding the implementation of technically sound and innovative approaches, in close collaboration with Government of Uganda stakeholders, to increase optimal nutrition and related maternal and child health, improve the quality of nutrition services, build nutrition capacities of frontline health staff, strengthen nutrition competencies in maternal child health and health teaching institutions, and strategically incorporate nutrition objective into multi-sector policies.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the USAID Project Nutrition Specialist job must hold a Masters (MSc) in Nutrition or related field, with an emphasis on community nutrition, public health nutrition, SBCC, or other relevant sub-specialty.
  • At least five years’ experience designing and implementing multi-sector nutrition programs.
  • Demonstrated significant expertise providing technical assistance to project/host country government staff working on nutrition and SBCC activities.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with a wide range of partners with varying interests and priorities in the fields of nutrition
  • Prior experience in the Ugandan nutrition sector desirable, including experience at the community, district, sub-national and national levels.
  • Prior field experience in the prevention of malnutrition and under-nutrition and a strong understanding of nutrition and related policies, strategies and programs.
  • Excellent inter-personal, communication and facilitation skills
  • Written and oral proficiency in English.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their updated CVs and cover letters and the job you are interested in, stated in the subject line of your email to Ugandafeed@fhi360.org

Deadline: Friday 22nd June 2018

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline

Field Nutrition Coordinator NGO Jobs - Save the Children International

Job Title:          Field Nutrition Coordinator
Organisation: Save the Children International
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results at scale.  In Uganda, we implement programmes in six thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in development and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 240 persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through our work around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.

Job Summary: The Field Nutrition Coordinator will ensure technical management of nutrition activities for the treatment of acute malnutrition and prevention of stunting through the implementation of Targeted Supplementary Feeding Programme (TSFP) and Maternal Child Health and Nutrition (MCHN) programme in one of the targeted settlement. The Coordinator will work with Save the Children's field office to ensure that the TSFP and MCHN activities are functioning properly, providing quality of care to all the beneficiaries, respecting protocols and principles of good practice.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Save the Children Field Nutrition Coordinator job placement should hold a graduate training in Nutrition or equivalent combination/blend of training and experience.
  • Postgraduate training in nutrition or another relevant discipline is preferred.
  • Four years of direct experience in nutrition programming, planning, implementation and/or evaluation in a developing country setting
  • Demonstrated ability to work in nutrition emergency program in collaboration with national health authorities and international partners
  • Familiarity with the TSFP and MCHN interventions in Uganda

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title link below.

Deadline: 22nd June 2018

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