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Monday, November 13, 2017

DREAMS Regional Coordinator Job at Rakai Health Sciences Program - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
DREAMS Regional Coordinator

Jobs at:
Rakai Health Sciences Program

Deadline of this Job:
Not later than Friday, 24th November 2017

Duty Station:
Kalisizo, Uganda

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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 activities. Applications are therefore invited from qualified and competent Ugandans to fill a vacant position based at RAKAI HEALTH SCIENCES PROGRAM- Kalisizo, Rakai District as indicated below:
Post: DREAMS Regional Coordinator -One year contract, renewable
Reporting to: DREAMS Regional Manager
Duty Station: Kalisizo
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • DREAMS Regional Coordinator will work under the supervision of the DREAMS Regional Manager in Monitoring DREAMS field activities in the region.
  • Provide technical guidance to the district DREAMS coordinators and the whole team.
  •  Review all district DREAMS budgets, work-plans and accountabilities.
  • Work with district administrative structures to ensure smooth running of DREAMS activities in the region
  •  Prepare district sub-grants
  • Review progress reports per DREAMS district.
  •  Monitor DREAMS performance and reporting in UDTS, HIBRID and DHIS2
  •  Draft and prepare the DREAMS regional implementation plan as guided by the respective SOPs
  •  In liaison with the Regional Manager, prepare CBO sub-grants and contracts
  •  Monitors daily reporting of district DREAMS activities via Slack.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, or related humanities field
  • Master's degree in Public Health or Health Services Research
  •  Experience with DREAMS programming is an added advantage
  • Experience working with PEPFAR and district reporting systems like DHIS2, OVCMIS, and HIBRID is an advantage
  • Experience ‘working with the Uganda DREAMS Tracking System (UDTS) is an added advantage

KEY SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES:
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Good interpersonal and leadership skills
  •  Ability to work in a rural and multi-cultural environment
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
Job application procedure
Qualified applicants should submit their application Letters, detailed resume (CV) indicating 3 recognizable referees and include their emails, physical addresses and functioning day-time telephone contacts or Mobile phone numbers to:
THE HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER
RAKAI HEALTH SCIENCES PROGRAM
P. O. BOX 279, KALISIZO
Or
Send by E-mail to: jobs@rhsp.org 
only short-listed candidates will be contacted