Action 4 Health Uganda Project Officer SRH (In-School) Jobs

Action 4 Health Uganda Project Officer SRH (In-School) Jobs

The SRH Officer (In-school) will support project design, implementation, monitoring, reporting and capacity-building initiatives for Youth Clubs, Youth Empowerment Centres (YECs) and the wider community; ensures timely planning and implementation of the program; submit activity reports to the A4HU Project Manager.

Job Purpose:

The SRH Officer (In-school) is the key technical person for SRH interventions within project-targeted schools. He/she is responsible for ensuring the achievement of SRH program deliverables for the In-school component in close collaboration with School Administrators, School Health Clubs, relevant government departments and community stakeholders. He/she is responsible for creating robust school-based SRH and implementing sexuality education in schools.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate peer learning sessions.

  • Assist partners in implementing activities related to SRHR to ensure interventions are evidence-based, culturally appropriate, cost-effective, and have a high impact.

  • Ensure that SRHR interventions for In-school youth are implemented as per the plan and local needs.

  • Ensure that SRHR services and practices in targeted schools align with national policies, guidelines and procedures and are consistent with minimum standards and best practices.

  • Facilitate school mobilisation activities and implement appropriate School Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) approaches to create demand for SRHR.

  • Facilitate and coordinate regular capacity building for teachers and other service providers on youth-friendly health services, integration of SRHR in classroom learning, monitoring and evaluation of SRHR activities, facilitative supervision, client-provider-interaction and referral management when needed.

  • Address SRHR issues as per the plan, including identification, response and reporting of SRHR programmatic components to the Project Manager.

  • Support strengthening school accountability mechanisms, ensuring that feedback and issues related to the project are addressed.

  • Assist the Project Manager in developing, reviewing, and disseminating guidelines, standards of practice, protocols, and other tools to improve quality programming for school interventions.

  • Liaise and coordinate with partners including, Local Government, Health Centres, counterparts, CBOs, FBOs and other civil society actors regarding project school activities.

  • Participate in and represent A4HU in school-related SRHR coordination meetings and other official forums as requested.

  • Ensure routine data collection for schools utilising data collected via registers and data collection tools.

  • Analyse and review data with M&E staff highlighting areas where services are improving and providing support where services are lagging.

  • Monitor and manage the effectiveness
    of the project based on timely completion of targets and indicators quarterly.

    Administration and Financial Management

  • Participate in elaborating (costed) action plans, performance reviews and performance reports for school SRH activities.

  • Ensure proper handling and management of A4HU assets in accordance with prescribed guidelines and procedures.

  • Prepare periodical budget forecasts and have responsibility for tracking the budget.

  • Collaborate with the Project Manager & Finance and Administration Unit in accounting for expenditures related to the project, and reconcile budgeted to expended amounts.

    Other Duties

  • Plan and complete work assignments with a high degree of initiative, good judgment, analytical skills, and integrity.

  • Apply and promote results-based management (RBM) principles and a client-oriented approach consistent with A4HU rules and regulations.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor‘s degree in Social Work and Public Health.

  • A minimum of three years of relevant experience in working with a Non-Profit Organisation or a reputable Community-Based Organisation, preferably working with young people.

  • Knowledge of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) is a MUST.

  • Experience in designing youth programmes.

  • Experience in training and creative facilitation.

  • Knowledge of Local Government development structures and policies.

  • Experience working with rural communities, especially community mobilisation and networking.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, teamwork and ability to work independently.

  • Excellent communication skills in spoken and written English.

  • Excellent computer skills.

    A4HU is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best-qualified personnel.

    If you are interested, please send your application (CV and motivation letter indicating salary expectation as one attachment) with the reference 'Project Officer- SRH (In-school)' to the Human Resource Officer Action 4 Health Uganda at

    Deadline for application: September 19th 2022. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    For more information and job application details, see; Action 4 Health Uganda Project Officer SRH (In-School) Jobs

    Find daily jobs in Uganda.Jobs - Uganda jobs. Search our career portal & find the latest Ugandan job positions, career opportunities & jobs in Uganda.

    Jobs in Uganda - banking jobs, IT jobs, accounting jobs, NGO jobs, business administration, ICT, UN jobs, procurement jobs, education jobs, hospital jobs, human resources jobs, engineering, teaching jobs, and other careers in Uganda.

    Find your dream job from 1000s of vacancies in Uganda posted and updated daily - click here!

  • Click here to post comments

    Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Best Africa Jobs.