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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Regional OVC Manager Job at Rakai health Sciences Program - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Regional OVC Manager

Jobs at:
Rakai health Sciences Program

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 12th May, 2017, 5:00pm

Duty Station:

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Job details:
Rakai Health Sciences Program is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery organization. It strives to improve the quality of life of the local population through a combination of community based research, curative services and prevention strategies in the district of Rakai, South Western Uganda. it is based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute - Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai District.
The Program is seeking to strengthen its staffing position in order to efficiently execute its research and service activities at a Regional Level. Applications are therefore invited from qualified and competent Ugandans to fill vacant positions based at RAKAI HEALTH SCIENCES PROGRAM
- Kalisizo, Rakai district as indicated below:
Regional OVC Manager (1 position - One year Contract) Renewable
Reporting to: Project Manager
Duty station: Kalisizo - Rakai
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Oversee training of OVC implementers in the region
  • Coordinating with various stakeholders in the region
  • Ensure that there la completeness of reporting through OVCMIS and all other platforms.
  • Supervision of OVC activities in the region
  • Develops and submits necessary applications to funding agencies
  • Provides oversight over the budgeting functions (development of regional budgets, budget review, absorption of funds)
  • Oversight over all necessary sub-granting to partners
  • Monitor implementation of regional work-plans
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Master's in Public Health, Health Services Research, Humanities field
  • At least 3 years’ experience in successfully implementing OVC programs
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to ride with a valid permit is an added advantage
  • Must be willing to work in rural settings
Job application procedure
Only qualified applicants should submit their application letter, valid academic documents and detailed resume (C.V) with three recognizable referees not later than 12th May, 2017, 5:00pm to:
The Human Resource Manager 
Rakai Health Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279, KALISIZO Or
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