ACCESS Project Manager Jobs in Uganda

ACCESS Project Manager Jobs in Uganda


  • We are looking for a charismatic person to lead and carry forward the project on non-communicable diseases based fulltime in Nakaseke district.

    Project Manager

    Job Role/Purpose:

  • Ensure proper delivery of the ACCESS-EKFS project goals .

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Provide strategic Leadership and oversee the implementation of the ACCESS-EKFS project

    • Ensure ongoing local programmatic excellence in NCD clinics and community-based activities.

    • Set timelines and manage resource for project goals

    • Support development of Research, clinical and medical education protocols and SOPs

    • Lead, mentor, develop, and retain a high-performance staff on the project

    • Ensure proper stewardship for the EKFS and other research partner resources.
    Communications and Research project progress

    • Set up regular calls for the EKFS management Maintain a database of participants, patients and staff

    • Maintain and develop communication and collaboration with local, district and national government leaders to facilitate EKFS programs and integration into the public health sector and MOH level

    • Hold regular meetings with NCD clinic leads, VHTs, Clinicians and project team members

    • Oversee the NCD training of clinicians, researchers, VHTs, local and international global health students

    • Account for the performance of the Organization against plan by documenting and presenting periodic performance reports

    Research Management

    • Support development of research protocols and SOPs

    • Ensure proper implementation of all study protocols across the three NCD clinics and the community level

    • Maintain all research correspondence with IRBs and UNCST and ensure that all site studies meet professional and ethical standards at all times.

    • Oversee implementation of studies and provide regular well written monthly, quarterly and annual reports.

    • Look out for other grants to supplement current EKFS work on NCDs at ACCESS

    • Participate in writing up drafts for publication and maintain the EMR study system with the biostatistician.

    Clinical/community Outputs

    • Monitor NCD clinic (s) outputs on a monthly basis using the EMR system

    • Set up a CaCx screening program and ensure proper follow up

    • Monitor VHT outputs and give detailed report per month

    • Participate and guide patient care and international student training for ACCESS

    • Monitor budgetary reconciliations
    on a monthly basis

    • Set up data base for all EKFS grant activities

    • Liaise with District and MOH leadership on dissemination of new findings

    • Prepare end of project reports

    • Set up and support a community advisory board

    Special Skills and Attributes

    • The jobholders should express Strong research and clinical acumen with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures

    • A high degree of maturity that portrays the good image of ACCESS in all ways

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills

    • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people across international borders

    • Should have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

    • Should be quick at decision making

    • Possess an admirable demeanor that influences behaviour in a multi-disciplinary team

    • Have excellent negotiation and networking capabilities

    • Should be assertive and emotionally intelligent

    • Should express resilience and commitment to work

    • Ability to prepare analytical reports and make convincing presentations

    • Ability to coach, mentor and guide a team of senior leaders under supervision

    • Should have a track record of impeccable integrity

    Person Specifications

    • A Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine, Nursing or public health

    • A Master’s Degree in Public Health, Management, epidemiology or a related field is added advantage

    • Training in research leadership

    • Three (3) years of work experience in Health and two (2) of which should have been in Research or clinical care.

    • Experience in conducting clinical studies

    • Working in remote areas is added advantage

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; ACCESS Project Manager Jobs in Uganda


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