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Sunday, December 2, 2018

3 Program Coordinators Job at Jhpiego - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
3 Program Coordinators 

Jobs at:

Deadline of this Job:
12th December 2018 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Date Posted: 30th November 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

Jhpiego is a nonprofit global leader in the creation and delivery oi transiormative health care solutions for the developing world. In partnership with national governments, health experts and local communities, we build health providers’ skills and we develop systems that save lives now and guarantee healthier futures for women and their families. Our aim is revolutionizing health care for the planefs most disadvantaged people. We are seeking experienced individuals with excellent organizational and technical skills, who are team players, dedicated, hardworking, innovative, highly motivated and able to work in high-pressure environment requiring multi-tasking abilities.

Post: 3 Program Coordinators
Jhpego is looking for Program Coordinator(s) for an exciting, The Challenge initiative (TCI) - Tupange for Better Cities Project funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The program focuses on the rapid expansion of urban family planning programs leveraging a matching challenge fund to scale up urban family planning programs. The Program Coordinator(s) ensure technical, programmatic and financial planning, execution and monitoring of district/municipality program designs and TCI activities in designated geographies of; lganga-Busia, Buikwe-Mukono and Kampala-Wakiso Districts.

  • Build the capacity of the geographies to implement TCI high impact interventions through TCl‘s technical coaching approach, including rolling out TCi University tools within designated geographies
  • Support geography Program Implementation Teams (PiTs) to do landscape, prepare, review, implement and modify geography program designs and budgets
  • Facilitate, review and synthesize geography activity / monthly/ quarterly data and progress reports to identify lessons, challenges as well as coaching needs.
  • Ensure quality and fidelity of implementation of TCI interventions by PiTs /coaches including adaptation as appropriate to fit iocal.context, guidelines and annual plans
  • in consultation with Country Lead, coordinate and manage geography trainers, coaches and an all-inclusive teams including mentoring /coaching of these teams and routing coaching requests accordingly (Services & Supply, Demand or Advocacy)
  • Support the monitoring and tracking of monthly deliverables and verification of the same (as per Fixed Amount Award (FAN program designs) including supporting financial tracking of TCI and geography commitments
  • Conduct and support advocacy and marketing of TCI model to appropriate stakeholders within the geography and working with local FP/TCI champions within budget cycles to ensure continued FP resource commitment(s).
  • Support geographies to ieverageand coordinate with other FP stakeholders and implementers within the geography including supporting wider diffusion of TCI model/interventions among local stakeholders
  • Foster intra and inter geography sharing of best practices and rewarding of high performers in collaboration with PlTs
  • Represent TCI interests in the geography including participation in local government Technical Working Groups
  • Support implementation oi monitoring, evaluation, research and learning activities as per Tupange for Better Cities strategy.
  • Ensure timely submission of project progress reports, best practices and most significant changes.
  • Work with country/ local TCI Otticer(s) to effectively deploy AYSRH inten/entions in participating geographies
  • Where positioned, supervise Field Ofiicer/Assistant for respective district/municipality
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Social Sciences or related field. Postgraduate training is an advantage.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant working experience in implementing Reproductive Health/Family Planning programs
  • Experience working with Donor / private-sector funded programs, Field orientation and experience in Reproductive Health / Family Planning programming.
  • Proven experience working with MOH and government's staff and systems, particularly in area of Reproductive Health / Family Planning.
  • Demonstrated technical and programmatic understanding of national RH/FP issues
Knowledge: (functional or technical; i.e. federal legislation, finance, program planning, public healthcare standards, proposal writing, human resources practices, etc.)
  • Good understanding of FP/RH and Health related issues, with a district focus is necessary.
  • Experience working in a busy ofiice within the private sector especially with an international organization
  • Computer skills including demonstrated hands on-experience with MS Word, MS Power Point, and MS Excel.
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English.
Job application procedure
Interested applicants should send application and CV with 3 referees to:  by 12th December, 2018 indicating the TCI geography you are interested in operating. Indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position. Hand delivered applications will not he considered. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. Persons with disabilities and other minority groups are encouraged to apply