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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Project Lead /Government Laison & Advocacy Job at Brac - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Project Lead /Government Laison & Advocacy [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Administrative & Office ]

Jobs at: Brac

Deadline of this Job:
Friday 08th November, 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa
Date Posted: Monday, October 28, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
BRAC is a global leader in creating large-scale opportunities for the poor. Founded in Bangladesh in 1972, it is now one of the world's largest development organizations, touching the lives of an estimated 138 million people in 11 countries across Asia and Africa. For more information please visit BRAC’s website, BRAC Uganda invites suitably qualified Ugandans to fill up the following available vacant position.
BRAC Uganda Health Program
The health Program in Uganda began in 2008 to ensure that people living in poverty can access quality, affordable health services. The goal of the BRAC health program is to improve maternal health and reduce under-5 child morbidity and mortality.
BRAC Uganda through its health program will be implementing a USAID funded Health Systems Strengthening Activity in 60 districts of Uganda. The purpose of the Uganda Health Systems Strengthening (UHSS) activity is to strengthen Uganda’s health system through technical assistance that will improve leadership era accountability for results in public and private health sectors at national, sub-national, and community levels; implement innovative interventions that increase efficient use, governance, and management of key health system resources including human resources for health, finance, equipment I infrastructure; and strengthen state and no state community health systems that are critical for improved quality of health services.
Job Title: Project Lead /Government Laison & Advocacy
Location: Kampala.

Core Roles and Responsibilities
• Work in Collaboration with the Program manager and the technical and non-technical teams in the UHSS consortium to ensure the UHSS related technical and programmatic work is implemented according to plan.
• Ensure work plan for all Programmatic activities (Field operations and M&E activities) are developed and implemented effectively and efficiently.
• Represent BRAC and UHSS in technical, health cluster and any other meetings with stakeholders partners and prepare or make presentations as may be delegated by the program manager.
• Participate in relevant coordination meetings with relevant MoH departments, UN agencies, and NGO partners within the broader health systems strengthening sector.
• With the technical support from the Program Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for timely reporting to the donor.
• Safeguarding roles:
a. Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safe guarding for establishing a sate working environment.
b. Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safe guarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action.
c. Follow the safe guarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.
Required qualifications, experience and skills
• Basic degree in health related fields, Master's Degree in Public Health or other related fields.
• Minimum of 3-5 years in public health project management with demonstrated experience in managing projects in sub-SaharanAfrica implementing health systems strengthening activities.
• Experience in writing high quality and detailed project reports.
• Experience in managing large scale projects with multiple teams.
• Previous experience working in a USAID project is an added advantage.

Job Qualifications: Not Specified

Job Education Requirements: Degree

Job Experience Requirements: 3-5 years

Job application procedure
Interested candidates should send their Application (addressed to the Manager, HR & Training) & CV by email to . The subject must be the name of the position applied for strictly. Only complete applications will be accepted and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Application deadline: Friday 08th November, 2019. BRAC is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share the same commitment.

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