DREAMS/ OVC Technical Lead Job at Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP) – Career Opportunity in Uganda

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Job Category: Corporate / Organisation Middle Management
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  09 April 2021
Duty Station:  Kalisizo
Posted: 06-04-2021
Job Description

Vacancy title:
DREAMS/ OVC Technical Lead

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

Jobs at:

Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Deadline of this Job:
09 April 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kalisizo , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, April 06, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP) is a collaborative bio - medical research and service delivery organization. RHSP 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 districts of South-central Uganda.
DREAMS/ OVC Technical Lead
Position: 01
Duty Station: Kalisizo .

Job Summary
Provide technical oversight, operational coordination and management including planning, implementation, capacity enhancement, monitoring/evaluation, and reporting to delivery of high-quality DREAMS and OVC interventions in Masaka region.

• Lead implementation of DREAMS and OVC activities in all supported districts and communities
• Oversee achievement of performance targets in line with technical standards, best practices, and donor guidelines.
• Oversee the development of comprehensive work plans and budgets for the implementation of quality DREAMS & OVC activities
• Support functionality of DREAMS & OVC coordination structures at sub-district, district, and stakeholder levels in all the supported districts.
• Conduct field visits to support DREAMS & OVC activities and use the learning to continuously modify programming.
• Continuously document new developments in DREAMS & OVC programming and align them to proposed activities.
• Innovatively think of ways to improve performance and address challenges that arise during DREAMS & OVC implementation.
• Lead training, mentorship, and other capacity building initiatives among DREAMS & OVC service providers
• Strengthen reporting on DREAMS & OVC activities through National Information Systems as required by the funders in the region.
• Produce periodic reports as per the organizational, government and donor requirements.
• Contribution to the research portfolio of RHSP by coordinating studies, preparing abstracts, manuscripts etc.
• Support in continuation application to the donor writing.
• Any other assigned duties in line with your role

• Bachelor’s degree in Social Work & Social Administration, Education, Community Psychology, Development Studies, or any other related humanities.
• Post graduate training in Public Health, Health Service Research, Health Services Management, Community Development, or other development related field.
• Specialized training or experience in HIV/programming will be an added advantage.
• At least 2 years’ experience working in designing, implementing, and managing health programs.
• Comprehensive knowledge and experience in managing OVC/DREAMS PEPFAR program.
• Should have at least a credit in mathematics.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively in a team.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


Job application procedure
All interested candidates possessing the above attributes can send their; applications including a cover letter, updated CV with 3 referees, and copies of academic qualifications/certificates (In one PDF/ Word document), addressed to the HR Manager to [email protected] . Kindly indicate the job title in the subject line of the email. Only online applications will be considered. Deadline for Submission: Friday 9th April 2021 by 5:00pm. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification.

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