USAID Project Jobs - Technical Advisor Collaboration, Learning and Adaptation (CLA) - Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP)

Job Title:          Technical Advisor Collaboration, Learning and Adaptation (CLA) Organisation:  Johns Hopkins Center for Communicati...

Multi-stakeholder Engagement Specialist Job Careers - Office of the Prime Minister

Organization: Office of the Prime Minister
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
Under the Development Initiative for Northern Uganda (DINU), a Government of Uganda programme supported by the European Union (EU) and supervised by Office of the Prime Minister, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has received a grant to implement an action, Building resilience to enhance food and nutrition security, incomes and health in Northern Uganda. The three-year grant action will be implemented by a consortium of partners in seven districts of Amolatar, Apac, Dokolo, Otuke and Kwania in Lango sub-region, and Kapelebyong and Amuria in Teso sub-region.

IITA is one of the 15 Institutes of the CGIAR global research partnerships with headquarters in Ibadan Nigeria, and in Uganda, permanent offices are in Namulonge and Kampala respectively. IITA is a not-for-profit International Research organization, whose focus is on transforming African agriculture through Agricultural Research for Development as well as Partnership for Development and is governed by the Board of Trustees.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Establish and strengthen productive partnerships with public (district) and private sector partners to facilitate learning and knowledge sharing.
·       Organize regular planning and review meetings with all stakeholders and implementing partners and participate in policy dialogues and consultations with policy makers.
·       Lead continuous advocacy dialogues to engage key stakeholders at various levels
·       Facilitate multi-stakeholder discussions coordinated by IITA
·       Provide necessary contributions to preparation of stakeholder and consultation plans
·       Support the project team to deliver public consultation events
·       Provide contribution to preparation of consultation reports and presentations
·       Support the project team in preparation and delivery of stakeholder workshops
·       Lead identification and mapping of stakeholders and audiences
·       Building and maintaining issue-based partnerships and coalitions with the private sector, donors and partners
·       Mobilizing resources (including but not limited to financial) from private sector
·       Identifying emerging modalities for funding, assessment of their current usage and potential for the future
·       Providing inputs to outreach/publicity material geared towards partners and donors
·       Identifying best practices and lessons learned directly linked to resource mobilization and partnership-building activities
·       Link the project with other initiatives in the country such as TAAT and AGRA
·       Assist the project manager in the oversight of project’s financial administration and management
·       Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in International Development, Social Science and agricultural policy studies with experience of at least five years in a related field
·       Strong partnership development skills
·       Strong networking, team building, organizational, communication, public speaking and inter-personal skills
·       Capacity to work with diverse partners including governments, civil society, women's groups, donors and public entities
·       Ability to establish partnerships and alliances and mobilize resources for scaling and sustainability
·       Ability to work collegially and collaboratively in a multidisciplinary and multi-cultural environment
·       Demonstrated communication, networking, computer, and organizational skills and ability to prepare high quality reports
·       Ability in stakeholder and partner engagement and policy dialogue with emphasis to district engagement
·       Excellent leadership, interpersonal and team building skills

How to Apply:
Applications, which must include covering letter, curriculum vitae, academic certificates, names and addresses of three referees should be addressed to: The Country Representative, IITA –
Uganda. P.O. Box 7878, Kampala. OR hand deliver to plot 15B East Naguru Road, OR Send by email: to
Please indicate position applied for on the right-hand corner of envelope or in subject line for emails.

Deadline: 31st March 2020

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3 Driver Job Opportunities - Ministry of Health

Job Title:       Driver (3 Job Opportunities)
Organization: Ministry of Health
Duty Station: Uganda
Salary Scale: U8 LOWER
Ref: No: LRRH/2020/002
S/No:  2

About US:
The Ministry of Health is a cabinet-level government ministry of Uganda. It is responsible for planning, delivering, and maintaining an efficient and effective healthcare delivery system, including preventive, curative, and rehabilitative services, in a humane, affordable, and sustainable manner

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant should have relevant qualifications, skills and experience

How to Apply:
The application forms can be obtained from the District Service Commission or the Public Service Commission Office Farmer's House 2 floor Kampala. Applicants should not attach originals but only three (3) certified photocopies of transcript and certificates, plus three (3) recent coloured passport size photographs and any other relevant documents.
Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the Reference Number specified against the vacancy. Serving officers must route their applications through their responsible officers who should be reminded of the closing date to avoid delays.

Applications should be hand-delivered to:
The Human Resource Office,
Lira Regional Referral Hospital

Deadline: 9th April 2020

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Procurement and Logistics Supervisor Job Opportunities - BRAC Uganda Bank Ltd

Job Title:       Procurement and Logistics Supervisor
Organization: BRAC Uganda Bank Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Procurement and Logistics

About US:
BRAC Uganda Bank Ltd launched on 25 April 2019 and attained its current status of a Tier II Credit institution following a successful background as the leading Microfinance services provider in Uganda. The Bank operates 32 regulated branches and 131 satellite offices covering 84 districts in Uganda targeting Micro, Small and Medium Entrepreneurs. BRAC Uganda Bank Ltd promotes financial inclusion by extending financial services to unserved and underserved populations, especially women and youth as well as people living in poverty in rural areas. The Bank is operationally and financially self-sustaining with over 231,000 active customers and a loan book in excess of Ushs. 175 billion

Job Summary:   To provide procurement and logistics support while ascertaining accountability in accordance to BRAC Uganda Bank Ltd policies and procedures, for efficient, effective and economy of operations, .

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Logistics or related field.
·       Analytical skills and ability to pay attention to details
·       Good presentation skills
·       Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities and work under pressure.
·       Demonstrated high levels of integrity
·       Good communication and Interpersonal skills.
·       At least three years' experience in similar role in a busy environment
·       At least having completed level 2 of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supplies (CIPS)
·       Or Level 2 of Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT)

How to Apply:
All Interested candidates should email their application letter, Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant Academic documents (University transcript, O & A Level).
In the PDF file mentioning the job title as the Subject matter to recruitment. 
All applications should be addressed to the Head of Human Resource and Training BRAC Uganda Bank Ltd

Deadline: 3rd  April 2020

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Fresher Business Development Officer NGO Job Vacancies - African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)

Job Title:       Business Development Officer
Organization:  African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) 
Duty Station: AFENET Secretariat-Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) is a not for profit, networking alliance and service organization that brings together field epidemiology training programs (FETPs) across Africa working side by side with Ministries of Health, regional and international partners. AFENET works to strengthen epidemiology and disease surveillance capabilities of African countries that are critical to meeting the requirements of the Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) strategy and the International Health Regulations (IHR).

Job Summary:  To support AFENET’s efforts at growing and sustaining her funding and partner base

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Resource mobilization and partner engagement
·       Participate in developing annual funding goals for AFENET, and efforts towards meeting them.
·       Routinely perform partner searches for suitability to engage with AFENET
·       Participate in development of advocacy materials for AFENET
·       Participate in partner engagement efforts/meetings as needed.
·       In instances of partnerships, ensure that AFENET’s interests are taken care of through execution of teaming and other relevant agreements.
Project development:
·       Develop concept notes on areas of AFENET interest
·       Research, synthesize and share funding opportunity announcements of interest to AFENET
·       Lead the process of obtaining internal approval for grant pursuit, including setting up a writing team.
·       Coordinate the proposal writing process, ensuring internal and donor timelines are met.
·       Ensure project proposals and all submissions are compliant with donor requirements.
·       Manage communication with grant agencies during grant development, submission, review, and approval and coordinate any necessary pre-award functions, including maintaining active registration for AFENET in relevant databases.
Project management support:
·       Organize project initiation meetings, ensuring orientation of project teams on contractual obligations and other obligations for all new projects.
·       Collaborate with others to ensure to ensure timely submission of partner-compliant reports
·       Track assigned AFENET Subcontractors, ensuring deliverables are met. Maintain an archive of all related documents.
·       Keep track of assigned AFENET subcontracts, ensuring contractual obligations are met, including but not limited to reporting, notices etc.
·       Coordinate the closeout of assigned projects, ensuring all necessary documentation is submitted in a timely manner.
·       Independently provide advisory support to project management teams
·       Coordinate the development, review and submission of prior approval requests
·       Perform other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a Masters’ degree in Public health, Global/international health, and/or Business administration or related field.
·       Training in project management is desired advantage
·       Experience working with a variety of donor agencies
·       At least 2 years of professional international work experience in project development, with a specific focus on partner engagement and proposal writing.
·       Detail-oriented and conscientious with ability to take initiative and work independently under general guidance.
·       Critical thinking
·       Ability to read, analyse and summarise large documents
·       Excellent scientific writing and communication skills
·       Ability to develop concept notes singly or in collaboration with others.
·       Ability to interact in a proactive manner.
·       Ability to work as a team member, and to maintain working relationship in a multicultural environment. Knowledge working with funders, (experience with Gavi or Global Fund an added benefit).
·       Knowledge of the global health landscape (development partners, research entities, and implementation partners).
·       Demonstrated ability to write donor progress reports, and prepare technical presentations.
·       Excellent interpersonal and ability to coordinate or manage diverse groups  stakeholders.
·       Expert knowledge of English
·       Beginners knowledge of French is Desirable

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: by

Deadline:  Friday 10th April 2020 by 5:30 pm

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Project Coordinator LRRH Job Placements - John Snow, Inc

Job Title:       Project Coordinator LRRH
Organization:  John Snow, Inc
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to:   Senior Health System Strengthening Advisor (SHSSA)

About US:
John Snow, Inc. (JSI), a leader in the field of international public health, is currently recruiting for a position of Project Coordinator for the Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services-North, Lango (RHITES-N, Lango) Project, funded by the USAID. RHITES-N, Lango will improve the use of integrated health services in Northern Uganda's Lango region and strengthen the health system to sustain gains made by earlier projects. 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.

Job summary: The Project Coordinator is a full-time position and will be based in Lira, Uganda. S/he will be responsible in provision of technical, operational support and coordination between Lira Regional Referral Hospital and the USAID/RHITES-N, Lango Project to ensure quality HIV/AIDS, prevention, care and treatment services, RMNCAH/ FP,WASH, TB, Malaria, Nutrition. .

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Provision of clinical care services
Specific tasks include:
·       Participate with the hospital clinical services team in direct patient care as needed
·       Ensure clinical care service delivery processes, including client flow systems are well organized
·       Work with respective clinic and technical heads to strengthen team-building for clinic staff.
·       Work with the different service delivery team to ensure functional linkages within the hospital
·       Build technical competencies of facility health care providers in service delivery for project areas through coaching, trainings, onsite mentorships and peer to peer learning meetings.
·       To improve HIV prevention services within the district by integrating and scaling up high impact HTS services and support the expansion of HIV testing efforts for maximum yield.
·       To integrate TB diagnostic and treatment services into key facility service points
·       In collaboration with the VMMC Project Officer, improve access and quality, care and safety of VMMC services in the facility
·       Support delivery of care and treatment services with the ultimate goal of attaining viral load suppression for children and adults living with HIV.
·       Work with the facility to support scale up of HIV services (assessment, accreditation and build the capacity of health facilities to provide HIV services)
·       Develop and timely submit work plans and budgets for all assigned facility based activities in relation to USAID/ RHITES-N, Lango team.
·       Support health facilities and districts to use data for decision making
·       Support to ensure the facility teams are functional and participate in facility meetings to strengthen structures in the facility.
·       Support the facility to document best practices (case studies, success stories, abstracts, video clips in addition to the routine and ad hoc reports).
Participate in project and facility led capacity strengthening activities for the facility team
Specific tasks include:
·       Together with RHITES-N, Lango team identify training needs for project area service delivery teams and support implementation of training activities as per plans developed.
·       Provide on-site clinical mentoring to HIV service delivery teams on management of HIV according to MOH guidelines.
·       Provide training through clinical consultations, assisting other clinical and non-clinical team to solve clinical problems.
·       Working with the RHITES-N, Lango team, identify areas of quality improvement and support implementation of QI activities in the clinic.
·       Working with the clinic Heads, assist in preparation of journal clubs and CMEs for continuous professional education.
·       Submit monthly and quarterly reports to the RHITES-N, Lango project.
Coordination and monitoring of RHITES-N, Lango-supported service delivery implementation activities at the RRH
Specific tasks include:
·       Ensure implementation of service delivery is as per the RHITES-N, Lango work plan, within the broader mandate of the MOH.
·       Coordinate the RHITES-N, Lango supported team at the facility to ensure harmonized implementation of services
·       Working with the project DCOP and develop work plans for strengthening other MOH services at sites supported by RHITES-N, Lango project.
·       Working with the RRH pharmacy team, monitor logistics/HIV commodities management and ensure timely submission of monthly reports on logistics.
·       Ensure functional linkages between the various components of HIV service delivery (clinical services, laboratory, pharmacy, MNCH, TB, and community based initiatives).
·        Perform any other related duties assigned for time to time
Supervisory roles
·       In coordination with the RRH, oversee the financial and administrative activities by other project staff at the facility including ensuring staff appraisals, reviewing and approving financial and administrative requests and accountabilities
·       Carry out regular activities to assess and build necessary competencies of the project teams

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor's Degree in Medicine and / or a Master's Degree in Public Health or Clinical Medicine will be an added advantage.
·       At least three years of work experience gained through serving within a government institution or PEPFAR funded program with proven ability to coordinate activities of different stakeholders at district and or sub national level.
·       Possession of a valid registration certificate from the Uganda Medical & Dental practitioners Council.
·       Excellent communication or interpersonal skills is a must.
·       Ability and willingness to reside in and work within the supported district.
·       Previous experience in an HIV/AIDS related field will be an added advantage.
·       Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
·       Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

How to Apply:
All Interested candidates who meet the above requirements, should send their applications by email to addressed to the Human Resource Manager attaching their application letters and CV
JSI is an equal opportunity employer so women are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 3rd April 2020 at 5:00 pm

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