UN Programme Analyst, GBV Job Vacancies - United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Job Title:       Programme Analyst, GBV Organization:  United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda Reports...

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Head of Programs Non-profit Careers - African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)

Job Title:     Head of Programs
Organization: African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) is a non-profit organization established in 2005 with a mission to improve human health through the strengthening and expansion of applied epidemiology and laboratory capacity in partnership with Ministries of Health, Non-Governmental Organizations, international agencies, private sector and other public health agencies. AFENET has its headquarters in Kampala, Uganda with operations in more than 30 African Countries to advance their capabilities in early detection and response to infectious and non-infectious diseases.

Job Summary:  The Head of Programs will provide technical oversight, strategic direction and manage the program activities at the secretariat and in collaboration with Program Directors across the various countries.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Develop and provide oversight in execution of department strategy in line with the overall organization strategic plan;
·        Oversee the conducting and implementation of on-site epidemiologic investigations and/or studies of public health concern;
·        Provide technical advice and assistance to the Ministry of Health (MOH) and counterparts in all aspects of the implementation of the integrated disease surveillance and response (IDSR) system for infectious and non-infectious diseases;
·        Provide oversight in the implementation of an M & E frame work for the FETPs and all projects.
·        Network and collaborate with ministries of health and other partners to discuss priority public health activities in Africa and designing implementation plans;
·        Formulate evidence-based policies in liaison with Ministry of Health or other partners;
·        Lead the development of strategies and methods to improve the quality of the data collected and dissemination of information
·        Coordinate reporting for all programs and projects within the Programs department as the set timeline and standards
·        Oversee the programs training function within AFENET and at the central, state and country levels;
·        Determine staffing requirements and recruitment of programs staff;
·        Manage and monitor the performance management of staff in the programs department;
·        Coordinate the programs proposal development process working closely with ministries of health and other partners;
·        Oversee the design and implementation of the database for health programs
·        Oversee the design and management of surveillance systems for diseases of public health importance;
·        Oversee quality improvement activities for all levels of FETP training across various countries


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold a Master’s degree in Public Health with focus in Field Epidemiology
·        Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Veterinary
·        medicine, Laboratory sciences or Environmental Health Science
·        Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies
·        The candidate must be a member of one or all of the following professional organizations:
·        International Epidemiological Association (IEA)
·        Society for Epidemiological Research (SER)
·        Epidemiology and Biostatistics Professional (EBP)
·        Any other recognized national professional body
·        At least eight (8) years of working experience in public health or a related field, three (3)
·        years of which are at managerial level

How to Apply:
All interested candidates should submit their Application Letters detailing their experiences and skills, Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant academic documents and 3 references to: The Human Resource Office, African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET). Email: sec@afenet.net with a copy to Christopher Tanui, Email: ctanui@afenet.net

Deadline: 11th March 2020 by 5.30pm East Africa Time

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Head of Programme NGO Jobs - Alliance Forum for Development


Organisation: Alliance Forum for Development-AFOD Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Vacancy Reference: AFOD/EXT/2/20/001

About US:
Alliance Forum for Development-AFOD Uganda is a non-profit, non-governmental organization working with humanitarian and development partners to address the needs of conflict affected population, rural and urban poor communities in Uganda to address their real needs in areas of health, nutrition, food security and livelihoods, environmental health, protection and psychosocial support, and research.

Job Summary:  The Head of Programme (HOP) provides strategic leadership and direction to AFOD Uganda Country programme and ensures that AFOD overall strategic objectives are met within the framework of AFOD policies and procedures and requirements of the local and international program standards. The HOP is a member of the senior management team (SMT) and S/He will be required to develop and implement long term programme strategies, plans and coordinate a broad spectrum of programmes. S/He will provide an oversight function in management, planning, co-ordination and supervision of all field offices, and guarantee timely and high quality programme delivery that is consistent with AFOD’s Vision, Mission and Values and aligning them with country priorities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Coordinate strategic planning, program development, review and evaluation processes in line with the AFOD strategy        
·        Contribute to the development and implementation of a long-term country strategy including emergency response.
·        Define the annual operational plan, in collaboration with the rest of the Senior Management Team and the Executive Director, and within the framework of the AFOD Uganda strategy.
·        Oversee the strategic implementation of programme activities from the different funders and implemented by the programme team, this includes leading on the annual work plan in collaboration with project Managers and the technical team.
·        Analyze the information provided by the Project/Programme Managers in order to take appropriate operational decisions.
·        Work with the Executive Director to diversity the funding base through developing existing or new relationships with donors.
·        Facilitate the design of the operations plan for an emergency response in collaboration with Emergency Programme Manager and other technical Managers
·        Coordinate the operations of an emergency response in conjunction with the Programme Manager and ensure the appropriate follow-up of the emergency interventions.
·        Support in analysis of the context and trends of environmental issues in areas of AFOD intervention with appropriate response measures.
Guide program operational planning, implementation and monitoring processes in line with the AFOD strategic plans
·        Coordinate and   ensure the development of annual program work plans and budgets by all Program units
·        Provide technical guidance in program planning and implementation
·        Conduct field level visits to program areas and IPs to provide support supervision and guide program implementation
·        Ensure that strategic decisions regarding programmes are implemented.
·        Make key decisions in relation to the programme implementation and offer solutions to problems that arise during the implementation of programmes.
·        Ensure the programme meets Quality Standards and international Codes of Conduct.
·        Ensure programmes are implemented and evaluated in a consultative and participative manner through regular field visits using accountability framework and related appropriate tools.
·        Based on the outcome of monitoring and evaluation, recommend changes in the programme to ensure that targets are met, and objectives achieved.
·        Ensure the timely submission of proposals and reports, in coordination with the Health & Nutrition Expert, Field Managers and with inputs from Logistics and Finance departments
·        Review proposal and reports prior to submission to the Executive Director for validation.
·        Ensure gender is mainstreamed in all programmes.
·        Review, consolidate and share program reports within and outside the organization for shared learning
Supervise, motivate, appraise staff in the programme and build the capacity of program and non-program staff in line with the organizational strategy and policies 
·        Actively participate in the Senior Management Team (SMT) coordination and activities.
·        Set performance targets and appraise the program team in line with the AFOD Human Resource policy and other organizational policies and procedures
·        Monitor performance and achievement of set targets for the program team
·        Facilitate team building across the Programmes.
·        Motivate the programme team and ensure they have clear objectives and receive meaningful feedback on their performance.
·        Provide Human Resources Management to ensure the short and long-term success of the programme, including recruitment, staff development
·        Work with the logistics and HR departments to ensure that adequate means are available to support the field managers to implement good quality programs.
·        Facilitate regular field trips for supervision and discussion of each programme, define constraints, priorities, plans of action, etc.
Provide leadership in Networking and building strategic alliances in line with organizational strategies and policies 
·        Ensure good coordination and coordination between the programme teams and the logistics and finance and administrative teams.
·        Ensure regular and effective communications are maintained within the programme and with the Executive Director and others at Head Office.
·        Build relationships with other NGOs both local and international and with donors.
Enforce adherence to program-specific procedures for requisition and reporting expenditures in accordance with the AFOD Finance Policy and procedure Frameworks and International Financial Reporting System           
·        Assist the programme team to develop, finalise and closely monitor their programme(s) budget.
·        Work closely with the Finance Department to ensure effective financial and budgetary control of the programmes, according to policy and procedures.
·        Ensure corrective measures are taken to address over/under spends in the project budget
·        Identify annual efficiency savings across the programme.
AFOD fundraising strategy       
·        Participate and contribute to the identification of program funding gaps, priorities and opportunities
·        Participate and contribute to the development of funding concepts and proposals
·        Consolidate, review and submit funding concepts and proposals to potential donors
·        Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant should preferably hold a Master’s Degree in Public Health, Health Services Management, International Health or Business Administration or other related course from recognized University.
·        Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine, Public Health, Nutrition, Agriculture, Nursing or any health-related discipline
·        A minimum of five years of proven programme management experience, and at least 2 years of Senior Management experience in an NGO
·        Proven experience with NGOs in both humanitarian and development field, locally and/or internationally.
·        Strategic planning and management
·        Poverty and Women Rights Analysis
·        Human Rights Based Approach to Development
·        Donor contract management
·        Staff and partner capacity development
·        Communication and public relations
·        Resource Mobilization and Monitoring
·        Managing Multi donors
·        Proposal and concept development
·        Networking and collaboration
·        Corporate Governance
·        Program reviews, monitoring and evaluation
·        Knowledge of basic UN language is an added advantage.
·        Report writing
·        Ability to interact with people of different backgrounds and cultures
·        Formulation, Assessment, Monitoring and Evaluation of programmes at country level.
·        Humanitarian Aid mandate, programme cycle management, planning and budgeting.
·        Strong interpersonal and communication skills
·        Strong analytical and planning skills.
·        Willingness to travel extensively to field sites.
·        Languages: Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
·        Financial and budget analysis including budgeting.
·        Financial performance review methods and techniques
·        Financial reporting to partners/donors
·        Mentoring and coaching skills
·        Effective verbal and listening communications skills.
·        Computer skills including the ability to operate finance software, spreadsheets and word processing programs at a highly proficient level.
·        Effective written communications skills including the ability to interpret reports, budgets, proposals, policies and procedures.
·        He/she must maintain confidentiality, use sound judgment and ability to work independently
·        Maintain standards of conduct
·        Be respectful, possess cultural and political awareness and sensitivity
·        Demonstrate flexibility, consistency and sound work ethics.

How to Apply:
All candidates should submit their applications via email to recruitments_ug@afodi.org clearly stating the position, vacancy reference and location in the subject or by hand delivery to Kampala Head Office on Plot 17 Charles Lwanga Road Ntinda, Adjumani Field Office on Kelvin road, the AFOD Moyo Office and Palorinya Base Camp, addressed to the Human Resource Officer. Include a cover letter clearly stating the position, vacancy reference, and location, CV (with 3 referees), copies of the academic qualifications/certificates. The email attachment should be a single PDF document including the cover letter, CV and academic documents.

Deadline: Friday 6th March 2020 at 5:00 pm.

NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by AFOD Uganda. Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Midwifery Tutor Jobs - Kagando Hospital


Job Title:      Midwifery Tutor
Organization:  Kagando Hospital
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
Kagando Hospital was founded in 1965, in buildings which had previously housed a Government Leprosy settlement as a District General Hospital by Africa Inland Mission, under Dr Carl Becker, who had himself been forced out of Eastern DR Congo by the Simba rebellion of 1964. Today the Hospital has an up to 300-bed capacity, a School of Nursing and Midwifery (700+ students), a Primary school and Nursery school (350+ pupils), a Mothers Care Home, a Microfinance Project, Christian Nurture/Church Ministry; a Farm, and Community Outreach projects for Palliative Care, Mental Health Outreach, HIV support, Maternal Child Health clinics and training, There is also a Community Water supply programme, as well as Sanitation, Agriculture, Nutrition, Entrepreneurship, and Women’s Health Programmes.  It is a a Church of Uganda Founded Private not for profit making Institution.

Job Summary:   The Midwifery Tutor will effectively conduct classroom and clinical teaching to learners offer support and timely evaluation of the teaching- learning process.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold a Bachelor of Medical Education with Midwifery background or Bachelor of Midwifery Science with a post graduate Diploma in Medical Education.
·        Bachelors or diploma in midwifery is a must.
·        Must be registered with the regulatory body of country of origin and the Uganda nurses and midwives council.
·        Must be a practicing Christian (if married, attach a copy of your marriage certificate).
·        Should be a female.


How to Apply:
All suitably qualified persons should submit their applications attached with a CV, copies of academic certificates and testimonials indicating two (2) referees and reliable telephone contacts addressed to;

The Human Resource Manager,
KARUDEC
Private Bag Kasese

Email to: hr.kagando@gmail.com, karudec@yahoo.com, rev.maserekanoah@gmail.com

Online applications may also be send here, Click Here

Deadline: 28th February 2020 by 12:00PM

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Anaesthetic Officer Jobs - Kagando Hospital


Job Title:      Anaesthetic Officer
Organization:  Kagando Hospital
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
Kagando Hospital was founded in 1965, in buildings which had previously housed a Government Leprosy settlement as a District General Hospital by Africa Inland Mission, under Dr Carl Becker, who had himself been forced out of Eastern DR Congo by the Simba rebellion of 1964. Today the Hospital has an up to 300-bed capacity, a School of Nursing and Midwifery (700+ students), a Primary school and Nursery school (350+ pupils), a Mothers Care Home, a Microfinance Project, Christian Nurture/Church Ministry; a Farm, and Community Outreach projects for Palliative Care, Mental Health Outreach, HIV support, Maternal Child Health clinics and training, There is also a Community Water supply programme, as well as Sanitation, Agriculture, Nutrition, Entrepreneurship, and Women’s Health Programmes.  It is a a Church of Uganda Founded Private not for profit making Institution.

Job Summary:  The Anaesthetic Officer will provide Anaesthetics to patients before, during and after surgery and intensive care; making sure they are safe and comfortable.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold a National Diploma in Anaesthesia from a recognized institution.
·        Must be fully registered with the Professional regulatory body of country of origin and Uganda Allied Health Professionals’ Council.
·        Must be practicing Christian (If married, attach copy of marriage certificate)

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified persons should submit their applications attached with a CV, copies of academic certificates and testimonials indicating two (2) referees and reliable telephone contacts addressed to;

The Human Resource Manager,
KARUDEC
Private Bag Kasese

Email to: hr.kagando@gmail.com, karudec@yahoo.com, rev.maserekanoah@gmail.com

Online applications may also be send here, Click Here

Deadline: 28th February 2020 by 12:00PM

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2 Care and Treatment Technical Advisor Job Placements - The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)


Organization:  The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Care and Treatment Manager
Ref: REF: TS/HR/ PMGT07: Care and Treatment Technical Advisor

About US:
The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda) is an Organisation contributing to a process of preventing HIV infection, restoring hope and improving the quality of life of persons, families and communities affected by HIV infection and disease. TASO is implementing various projects funded by the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Global Fund to support the Government of Uganda accelerate epidemic control and the attainment of the UNAIDS 95 95 95 goals.

Job Summary:  The Care and Treatment Technical Advisor will provide technical support in the areas of Paediatric HIV Care and Treatment, Pharmacy and Logistics, Laboratory Services, Adult Care and Treatment, Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV/Early Infant Diagnosis (EMTCT/EID), Nutrition Assessment and Counselling Support (NACS) to the cluster teams and health facility personnel.S/he will support the implementation of comprehensive care and treatment, EMTCT/EID and NACS services in the Region. S/he will spearhead mentorship and supervise Technical Officers in technical aspects of comprehensive care and treatment and EMTCT to achieve HIV epidemic control and the attainment of the UNAIDS 95 95 95 goals.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       In liaison with the Cluster Technical Officer, ensure implementation of all set project activities; ensure project reports are reviewed and submitted on time.
·       Develop and monitor care and treatment work plans and budgets in alignment with project requirements
·       Provide TA and supervision to the project officers (POs) care and treatment and EMTCT in the cluster areas
·       Provide support in the implementation of cluster activities to foster project understanding
·       Participate in quarterly project review meetings at the regional level and all stakeholders meetings
·       Attend cluster team meetings regularly
·       Provide oversight and leadership for cluster teams and field activities for care and treatment services to scale up ART coverage, retention rates, patient monitoring, eMTCT/ EID, NACS, TB/HIV co management and quality of services in alignment with MoH standards
·       Ensure Integration of EMTCT/EID and NACS with the other technical areas
·       Promote Early initiation of ANC (at least by 12 - 14 weeks) by pregnant women through Community mobilization
·       Promote re-testing for HIV negative pregnant women during antenatal, Labour and post-natal in line with national guidelines
·       Promote couple/partner HIV/STI testing and counselling for all young women
·       Promote safer sex for discordant couples, dual protection, and prioritization for treatment
·       Promote provision of STI treatment to young women and their partners
·       Establish Adolescent, friendly Sexual Reproductive health services, targeting adolescent girls and young women age 10-24 years
·       Work with the Pharmacy Logistics Support Advisor to ensure regular checking-up of medical supplies in the Medical Store and alert the as required to avoid stock out situations and ensuring proper timely replenishment.
·       Liaise with the Laboratory Technical Advisor to provide Laboratory Support Mentorship, Lab SPARS, LQMS, SLMTA and Bio-risk management and ensure that Lab quality management system essentials are implemented.
·       Conduct TNAs for care and treatment staff and work with the Capacity Development Advisor to ensure that trainings and mentorships are done
·       Network and collaborate with other service organizations in the region.
·       Ensure timely appraisals of supervisees are done.
·       Monitor Care and treatment resources in the region including funds and other supplies disbursed to ensure accountability.
·       Actively participate and respond to call for proposal writing within the project framework.
·       Compile regular reports to the Care and Treatment Manager and the programmatic and technical personnel
·       Promote and share best practices and lessons learned with key stakeholders

Key Outputs
·       Effective implementation of cluster activities in line with project objectives and targets
·       Meetings with cluster teams, district and stakeholders attended
·       Technical Assistance (TA) provided to increase; New on ART, ART coverage, retention rates, patient monitoring, eMTCT/ NACS TB/HIV co management, and quality of services in alignment with MoH standards for Paediatric, adult and eMTCT / EID, NACS, HIV/AIDS treatment and care services and the National QI Integration framework in the region
·       Care and treatment work plans and budgets developed in alignment with the FOA requirements
·       Care and treatment performance monitored and presented to the regional team regularly
·       Participation in project proposal writing and response to new FOAs
·       Regular reports to the Prevention, Care and Treatment Manager and the programmatic and technical personnel
·       provided
·       Sharing of best practices and lessons learned with key stakeholders promoted


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The applicant must hold a Basic qualification in bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBChB)
·       A Master's degree in Public Health or a related field is an added advantage
·       Required Experience and Exposure
·       At least 5 years' professional experience managing and implementing health systems strengthening programs in the areas of health policy and administration, health sector development, public health with a minimum of (3) years' experience in sub-Saharan Africa, Uganda experience preferred.
·       At least three (3) years' demonstrated experience in managing and supervising health systems activities and teams.
·       Skills in strengthening service delivery programs, training, performance and quality improvement and monitoring and evaluation.
·       The ability to liaise with senior district officials and dignitaries, executives of NGOs, FBOs, CBOs, the for-profit business community, and members of the donor community.
·       Demonstrated in-depth understanding of Uganda's healthcare system, particularly the public health system, experience living and working in the region preferred.
·       Strong oral and written communication and presentations skills in English.
·       Familiarity with CDC or other USG administrative, management, reporting procedures, systemsand experience with contracts preferred.
·       Proven track record working with a project team composed of several technical experts and fostering team work.
·       Ability to coach, mentor and develop technical capacity in national programs and technical staff in HSS.
·       Ability to travel up to 50% time.
·       Integrity, Emotional control, Confidentiality, Openness, Team player, Ability to work under mental and physical stress and Empathy.

How to Apply:
All qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume, copies of certified academic certificates, testimonials and three referees, two of which should be professional referees including their telephone and email contacts.

All interested Candidates MUST fully fill the TASO Online Job Application Form, scan and save all the relevant documents in one folder and forward online applications with the relevant credentials to:


Deadline: 27th February 2020 by 11:59 pm

NB: While TASO appreciates all the interested applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. In case you do not hear from TASO Uganda One (01) month after the closing date, please consider yourself unsuccessful.

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