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Thursday, January 3, 2019

Project Coordinator Job at MOD Public Health Consultants Ltd - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Project Coordinator 

Jobs at:
MOD Public Health Consultants Ltd 

Deadline of this Job:
7th January 2019  

Duty Station:
Luweero , Uganda , East Africa , 256
 

Summary
Date Posted: 3rd January 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time , Currency: Ush

JOB DETAILS:

MOD Public Health Consultants Ltd is a privately registered company in Uganda located in Masaka (Reg. No. 214514). MOD runs a social enterprise business model. “We search, develop, innovate and execute evidence based sustainable business solution models to emerging public health and social problems in our communities.” MOD cultivates a balanced public health and research ecosystem and committed to strengthen partnerships with private and public health institutions, professionals, and researchers to influence positive action. Our model is designed in accordance with the MOD’s Strategic Business plan 2017-2021 that highlights the company’s financial and social objectives, mission, vision, marketplace dynamics, client needs or capabilities and legal environment. MOD underpins its social and health impact on five core values summarized as PECIT;
Passion: We believe that people with passion have the power to change their communities through their wisdom to create solutions to mankind social and health problems.
Evidence driven innovation: The world needs solutions anchored on sustainable, quality and scalability to become a better place
Customer centered: All our actions focus to improve the social and well-being of our customers
Integrity: We do the right thing regardless of its consequences with high level of professionalism and accountability

Team building: We sustain our innovations by working as a team, we scale up our learnings by creating other public health and social entrepreneurs, leaders and networks. Accelerating HIV Epidemic Control in Mubende region-DREAMS Project Through partnership with Mildmay Uganda (Mug) with funding support from Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), MOD is an implementing partner on the DREAMS Project for Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) & their Male Partners under Mildmay Uganda Project theme: “Accelerating Epidemic Control in Mubende Region in the Republic of Uganda under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)”. DREAMS means (Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-Free, Mentored and Safe Women) HIV Programming. Our interventions include layering of HIV testing and prevention services to 16,500 Adolescent Girls and Young Women between 15-24 years and 5,900 male partners of AGYW in 13 Sub counties of Luweero districts.
MOD’s scope of work under this programming;

Layering of HIV Prevention services for AGYW 15-24 years and their male partners in 9 Sub counties of Luweero and 15 Sub counties of Mubende in accordance with DREAMS strategies. Specifically, MOD is expected to provide a combination of;
  • Enrol AGYW and track their partners for HIV testing and prevention services (HTS).
  • Conduct quarterly HCT outreaches for AGYW and their male partners.
  • Management of model safe space (rent, utilities) where AGYW meet regularly for HIV testing Services.
  • Provide Expanded and improved the contraceptive mix to AGYW.
  • Mobilize and roll out parenting and care givers programme (SINOVUYO methodology) among AGYW and their male partners.
  • Condom promotion and provision among AGYW and their male partners.
  • Form male action groups (MAGs) for HIV prevention services.
  • Maintenance & management GEF
  • Linkage of male partners of AGYW for HIV counselling and testing (HCT), VMMC & ART Provide and promote linkages for GBV post violence services
  • Conduct sub-county steering meetings
  • Supporting data management, entry data in both DREAMS service registers & Uganda Dreams OVC Tracking System (UDOTS)
Monitoring and evaluation, reviews and results accountability.
Conduct periodic (monthly and quarterly) project performance reviews to analyse project performance against targets, quality of service provision, identification of gaps in planning, and corrective action using QI approaches for all services provided in section (I) above working with MUg MEQA teams.

Job Post: Project Coordinator, Luweero district (1 Position)
Position Overview
The Project Coordinator will be responsible for providing weekly coordination, technical support supervision to project officers and engaged community structures (Sub-county Coordinators, SINOVUYO facilitators, safe space mentors, local Artisans) on the quality of implementation of DREAMS project activities in Luweero district. He/she will be responsible for developing and supervising monthly field activity performance work plans in collaboration with project officers, MEA&L Officer and Mildmay Uganda district technical staff. The applicant will ensure that project activities result in intended outputs in a cost effective and timely manner.

In addition, the Project Coordinator will build the capacity of engaged DREAMS community structures in quality project implementation and assurance in accordance to project guidelines and demonstrate impact. He/she will be responsible for preparing and submitting monthly and quarterly narrative reports on project progress to authorized heads of departments for submission to Mildmay Uganda as per allocated reporting deadlines.

Position Title: Project Coordinator
Project: “DREAMS-Accelerating HIV
Epidemic Control In Mubende Region”
Classification: 3 months contract, full-time (1st January 2019-31st March 2019),
Renewal based on performance.
Salary: Commensurate with training and experience.
Duty Station: Luweero district
Reporting to; Manager, Social and Health Engagement
Programmes

Educational Requirements
Any of the following;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and Social Administration or
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies/Community psychology or a Degree in a related field.
  • A post graduate diploma in project management or
  • Masters in Public Health or Community Development or Community psychology will be greatly an added advantage.
Other key requirements
  • A valid class a driving permit with at least oneyear experience in motorcycle/Motovehicle driving.
    Required professional experience and skills
  •  At least 5 years’ experience in project planning and management.
  • Knowledge and experience in HIV and AIDS, reproductive health and community programming.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to effectively coordinate district implementing partners (IPs) and community structures.
  • Knowledge of DREAMS project & service uptake tools is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of OVC tools and reporting is an added advantage.
  • Ready to start work immediately and reside in Luweero district
  • Recommendation from current/previous employer/supervisor/Mentor (Any).

Duties and Responsibilities of DREAMS
Project Coordinator, Luweero district.
The following will be the duties and responsibilities of Project Coordinator for the DREAMS project in Luweero district.
  • Provide technical support supervision to project officers on weekly development and timely submission of performance activity work plans, budget and follow up on accountabilities.
  • Provide technical support supervision to project officers and engaged community structures on the quality of enrolment of AGYW according to DREAMS segments in Luweero district.
  • Provide technical support supervision to project officers and Sub county coordinators on the quality of implementation and provision of quarterly and integrated HIV testing services (HCT, Post Violence Care, Linkage for VMMC &ART, Expanded and family planning and Condom Provision) to AGYW and their male partners.
  • Ensure that both model and community safe spaces are actively maintained for provision of DREAMS integrated HIV testing and prevention services to AGYW.
  • Work with district structures to ensure constant availability and distribution of project logistics (HIV Testing kits, condoms and FP commodities) at the health facilities and safe spaces.
  • Support formation of male action groups for male partners services (HTS, linkage for VMMC and ART).
  • Work with the M&E department to ensure weekly update and proper documentation of DREAMS service tools
  • Support formation and functionality of Girl Empowerment forums (GEF) and committees at subcounty and district.
  • Actively participate in project data quality assessment (DCA) activities at the subcounty and district.
  • Work with the M& E Officer to conduct regular data reviews at the safe spaces for quality improvement
  • Coordinate quarterly district steering committee meetings for project performance review.
  • Compile and submit weekly, monthly and quarterly narrative project reports against project performance monitoring plan for the district.
  • Participate in monthly documentation of success stories from project beneficiaries during the implementation of DREAMS project activities.
  • Participate in continuous staff professional development, knowledge translation and thesis activities for learning and idea generation.
  • Ensure that MOD‘s image, vision and core values are adhered to, well communicated and protected throughout the implementation of project activities.
  • Carry out any other duties as may arise from time to time and as may be assigned by management.
Job application procedure

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should submit their Job post application letter, valid academic documents (Certificates & Transcripts), National ID, and Not more than a three (3) page detailed resume (CV) with two strong professional referees to the:
Human Resource Manager
MOD Public Health Consultants Ltd
Plot 20, Birch Avenue
P.O. Box 910, Masaka, Uganda
Tel Office: (+256)485660637
www.modconsulants.org OR
Submit application documents by E-mail to:
bhonest@modconsultants.org , Copy: info@modconsultants.org
Application Deadline: Monday, 7th January 2019 at 5:00PM, East African Time.