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Sunday, April 22, 2018

Operations Manager (Position — 01) Job at BRAC - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Operations Manager

Jobs at:

Deadline of this Job:
Thursday 4th may 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

BRAC is a global leader in creating large-scale opportunities for the poor. Founded in Bangladesh in 1972, it is now one of the world's largest development organizations, touching the lives of an estimated 138 million people in 11 countries across Asia and Africa. For more information please visit BRAC's website,  BRAC Uganda invites suitably qualified Ugandans to fill up the following available vacant positions.

BRAC UGANDA, Health-Program
BRAC’s health program trains, supervises and manages 4,075 community Health Promoters (CHPs) and health promoters (volunteers) focusing on provision of reproductive, maternal, neonatal & child health care (RMNCH), Reducing vulnerability to communicable diseases and improving nutrition.

Job Title: Operations Manager (Position — 01)
Location: Country Office

Core Roles and Responsibilities
  • Perform activities pertaining to the operational management, supportive supervision ' & coordination of program activities.
  • Ensure proper implementation of the program/project activities at field level through monitoring of the key indicators of project.
  • Provide necessary support to the team (RHCs, AHCs, and PHAs & CHPs) under his supervision, resolve any issues & take administrative action accordingly.
  • Carry out necessary field trips & site visits to ensure effective implementation of projects activities.
  • Submit all relevant reports to the program manager on all project implementation.
  • Ensure operational system is streamlined & well managed/maintained in terms of supply chains from central to community level.
  • Ensure all pilot initiatives are well coordinated & implemented & updated weekly to the program manager & the team.
  • Ensure all instructions/communications are passed effectively & efficiently to the field staff for smooth implementation.

Required Qualifications and Skills
  • Masters’ degree in health related fields (preferred field Nursing, Public health and Clinical Medicine).
  • Minimum of 5 years health related experience in implementing direct Community Health work with a large team at field level
  • Ability to liaise with stakeholders and especially government (district, health center and local level officials)
  • Should possess good interpersonal, supervisory and mentorship skills to mobilize & inspire trust among team members as well as the community to drive performances on health and sales
  • Ability to work under pressure & meet multiple deadlines.
  • Good communication skills, computer skills (MS office proficiency), Report writing planning and analytical skills are a must

Job application procedure
Applicants should send their Application & CV (in one Word document) by email to:  The subject must be the name of the position applied for strictly.

NB. Only Soft Copy Applications will be considered & all applications should be addressed to:

The Manager, HR & Training,
BRAC Uganda,
Only complete applications will be accepted and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline: Thursday 4th May, 2018.
BRAC is an equal opportunities employer.