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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

OVC Coordinator Job at Baylor College of Medicine Children‘s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
OVC Coordinator 

Jobs at:
Baylor College of Medicine Children‘s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) 

Deadline of this Job:
21 August 2018. 

Duty Station:
Fort Portal, Uganda 

Date Posted: 13th August 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time 

Baylor College of Medicine Children‘s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous not-for-profit and health and development organization affiliated to the Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS initiative (BIPAI), a Network of pediatric HIV/ AIDS care and treatment Children's Clinical Centers of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa, Eastern Europe and North America. Baylor Uganda is seeking experienced professionals to Fill the Following position

Role-Position: OVC Coordinator (01 position, Fort Portal)
Reports to the Community Systems & Strengthening Manager

Overall responsibilities:

Develop a regional OVC Work plan and budget and monitor the integration of OVC activities into the districts and Health facilities plans and budget as well as the follow up the receipt of OVC sub grants , Carry out community mobilization programmes for sensitization about child protection and legal support while promoting women emancipation and advocate for the rights of OVCs , Review and implement procedures that will enable OVC, their care takers and households to understand, tap and utilize opportunities for asset growth and skills in income growth , Monitor the implementation of strategies that enhances improved nutrition through linkages with appropriate service providers for increased agricultural production and access to food ,Review and implement a strategy tor identifying eligible geographical and target groups/ individuals for OVC services while updating the OVC electronic data base and filing system then disseminate the relevant information to key stake holders ,Monitor the distribution, storage and usage of OVC data/tools/ registers during data capturing and timely reporting plus the updating of OVC management information system ,Develop and maintain functional community based partnerships and referral systems through holding periodic performance planning/review and feed backs meetings. Monitor referrals between the identified eligible OVC and other OVC service providers ,Built the capacity of existing community based structures and networks based on identified needs in handling 0VCs activities through training, mentorships & support supervision ,Review and monitor the implementation of periodic Baylor performance targets tor OVC programs. Write and submit period reports to key stake holders ,Carry out research and prevent OVC aligned to “HIV prevention, care and support" oriented research/best practices in CMEs, conferences and other medical related fore’s

Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:
  • A degree in Adult & Community education /social work and social Administration /Community Psychology /Development Studies course /Public Health
  • A master’s degree in a Community based related course/public Health
  • The candidate must have at least three (3) years , experience in ,managing OVC Programs with a reputable NGO
Job application procedure
if you believe that you are the right candidate for the above position, please email your application to applications should include a cover letter, CV daytime telephone contact and three traceable professional references and should be emailed or hand delivered by 21 August 2018. You must have at least a credit 6 in Mathematics and English at Ordinary level (UCE). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. An approved Medical Check-up Report from a Recommended health Centre for successful candidates is a requirement at entry. Applications should be addressed to: The Head of Human Resources