District Program Officer at Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Uganda


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Overview
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  10 October 2021
Duty Station:  Kampala
Posted: 26-09-2021
Requirements
Job Description

Vacancy title:
District Program Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Admin & Office ]

Jobs at:

Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation - Uganda

Deadline of this Job:
10 October 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Sunday, September 26, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
To monitor and implement project activities specific to his or her district/districts in conjunction with the DHT and other members of the district local government in line with national program objectives.

Overall Responsibilities
• Review and operationalize project activity work plans in conjunction with the DHT and other district departments.
• Monitor implementation of periodic operational work plans and budgets.
• Work with district and health facility teams to develop, implement quality improvement projects based on identified gaps in service delivery.
• Develop and implement strategies geared towards strengthening advocacy and community mobilization for health services.
• Develop and maintain partnerships & networks with districts, CBOs, NGOs and other influential groups for a coordinated and harmonized response for improved health/education outcomes in supported district/s.
• Build capacity of district teams and health workers for improved health service delivery through training, mentorship, and coaching and support supervision.
• Provide technical assistance to district and health facility teams to establish/strengthen systems for provision of health services in line with and Ministry of health guidelines
• Provide technical support during the development of periodic performance targets for ‘district/HF’ PMPs and produce periodic reports including best practices, success stories and lessons learnt in line with program objectives.

Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:
• Preferably a bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery ,bachelor of nursing, Master’s in public health is added advantage, with health systems management training.
• A minimum of 2 years’ experience in health programs/projects with a reputable NGO, and direct experience working with government and donor representatives
• have key personal competences in Teamwork and communication skills, Must be dynamic, Persuasive & convincing, self- motivated and able to demonstrate high initiative.

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

 

Job application procedure
To apply follow this link https://careers.baylor-uganda.org/jobs/job-application/255/opportunity-welcome  


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