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Monday, May 13, 2019

OVC coordinator Job at Rakai Health Sciences Program - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
OVC coordinator [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Science , Category: Administrative & Office ]

Jobs at: Rakai Health Sciences Program

Deadline of this Job:
24th May 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , SSEMBABULE , East Africa

Date Posted: 11th May 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
Rakai Health Sciences Program is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery organization. It strives to improve the quality of life of the local population through a combination of community-based research, curative services and prevention strategies in the district of Rakai, South Western Uganda.
(SSEMBABULE) with frequent travels to field offices The OVC coordinator will work under the guidance of the OVC Regional Manager to provide technical, operational, coordination and management oversight including; planning, implementation, capacity enhancement, monitoring/evaluation and reporting for the delivery of high quality OVC care and support services in the OVC cluster that he/ she is assigned to..

• Lead implementation of OVC activities in the districts of the cluster
• Work closely with the CBOs, DCDO, CDOs and support functionality of OVC coordination structures at sub-district, district and stakeholder levels.
• Oversee achievement of OVC performance targets in line with technical standards, best practices and donor guidelines.
• Develop comprehensive work plans and budgets for the implementation of quality OVC activities
• Conduct field visits to support OVC activities and use the learning to continuously modify programming
• Continuously document new developments in OVC programming and align them to proposed activities. Lead training, mentorship and other capacity building initiatives among OVC service providers
• Strengthen reporting on OVC activities through National OVC Management Information System in the region.
• Produce periodic reports as per the organizational, government and donor requirements.
• Performing other duties as assigned by the OVC regional Manager in line of duty.

• Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Social Administration, social sciences or any other related field
• A post graduate training will be an added advantage
• A minimum of 3 years' recent experience in designing, implementing and managing OVC programs
• Experience in implementing donor-funded projects
• Familiar with OVC programming in Uganda
• Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office Programs).

Job Qualifications: Not Specified

Job Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree

Job Experience Requirements: 3 years

Job application procedure
All interested Candidates possessing the above attributes can send their applications including a cover letter, latest Copy of CV (with 3 referees), copies of academic qualifications/certificates addressed to the HR Manager to . Kindly indicate the Job title under subject of the mail. Only Online applications will be considered Deadline for Submission: Close of business by 5:00pm, Friday, 24th May 2019 Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Rakai Health Sciences Program. Any form of lobbing and canvassing will lead to disqualification

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