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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

Summary
Date Posted: 11th May 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
JOB DETAILS:
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.
OVC COORDINATOR - 1 POSITION
(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..

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• 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.

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
• 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 jobs@rhsp.org . 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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