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Monday, November 13, 2017

Head of Program Job at Community Health Alliance Uganda ( CHAU ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Head of Program

Jobs at:
Community Health Alliance Uganda ( CHAU )

Deadline of this Job:
27th November, 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Community Health Alliance Uganda (CHAU) formerly the international HIV/AIDS Alliance Uganda is registered as a national Non-Governmental Organization (NGO). CHAU’s portfolio of work spans technical and organizational capacity building of civil society organizations, community systems strengthening, SRHR/HIV integration, policy and advocacy.
its mission is to drive the national civil society response to health and HIV/SRH challenges by leading strong community action. CHAU's work focuses on Most at Risk populations or key populations: who are usually vulnerable and may not have access to services and information. CHAU has a strategic partnership with the international HIV/AIDS Alliance — a UK-based international NGO. The partnership has enhanced CHAU’s technical and institutional capacity and for over five years now, CHAU has built a track record of successfully managing and implementing development interventions with funding from DFID, DANIDA, SIDA, EU, and Positive Action for Children Fund and the Netherlands.
CHAU invites applications from suitably qualified individuals (nationals) for the following positions:
Head of Program
Role Dvenriew:
To provide program management direction I leadership and guidance and ensure CHAU overall strategic objectives are met within the framework of the CHAU Program Management policies and procedures and the requirements oi local and international program management are adhered to and complied with
Key Result Areas:
  • Coordinate strategic planning, program development, review and evaluation processes in line with the CHAU strategy
  • Guide program operational planning, implementation and monitoring processes in line with the CHAU strategic plans
  • Enforce adherence to program-specific procedures for requisition and reporting expenditures in accordance with the CHAU Finance Policy, IHAA Financial Management Frameworks and International 'Financial Reporting System
  • Provide quality assurance to program related communication to both internal and external stakeholders of CHAU
  • Supervise, motivate, appraise staff in the Directorate and build the capacity of program and non program staff in line with the organizational strategy and policies
  • Provide leadership in Networking and building strategic alliances in line with organizational strategies and policies
  • Contribute to strategic decision making through Senior Management Meetings and support to the board on request
  • Provide leadership in partner identification, appraisal and capacity building processes
  • Identify program-related knowledge needs for CHAU and its partners, coordinate the generation, storage and access to knowledge in line with the CHAU KM Strategy
Person Specitication:
  • Bachelors degree in Medicine, Health, Nursing, or social sciences,
  • Development studies or management
  • Masters degree in Public Health from a recognized institution Training in;
  • Project planning and management
  • Human Rights Based Approach
  • Participatory approaches and methodologies
  • Governance, Civic empowerment and accountability
Monitoring and evaluation:
  • A minimum of 5 years working experience, with at least 3 at management level in program management in an NGO with a bias towards the HIV/AIDS sector
  • 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
  • Networking and collaboration
  • Corporate Governance
Program reviews, monitoring and evaluation:

  • People management skills
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Budgeting and Finance Management skills
  • Program management skills
  • Performance management
  • Funding proposal development
  • Planning and Budgeting
  • Activism skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Maturity and high level oi integrity
  • Networking and stakeholder management skills
  • Public Policy formulation and Analysis
Job application procedure
Please also seek for detailed job description from our website: .Send a CV and cover letter to Hard copies will be accepted at our offices located at Plot 19, Kawalya Kaggwa Close Kololo. Women and PLWHIV are encouraged to apply
Application deadline: 27th November, 2017.
We thank you for taking interest in Community Health Alliance Uganda however if you don’t hear from us four weeks after the deadline, consider you were not successful.