DKT Program Manager Jobs in Uganda

DKT Program Manager Jobs in Uganda

About DKT International

  • DKT International is the leading contraceptive social marketing organization whose core mission is the provision of safe and affordable options for family planning, reproductive health, and HIV/AIDS prevention. DKT International is one of the largest private providers of family planning and reproductive health products in the world, with a presence in over 50 countries.

  • DKT began operations in Uganda in 2017 and currently markets and sells a variety of products under the leading brand categories: Kiss Condoms, Lydia Contraceptives, and Kare Maternal Health products. DKT is a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and health-minded organization where individuals can make a difference in improving lives of people.

  • DKT is looking for dynamic, committed, and success-driven candidates for the position of a Programs Manager to develop, oversee, and implement DKT’s programmatic-related activities in Uganda. The Program Manager will report to the Managing Director of DKT Kenya/Uganda’s regional office.

    Role Profile:

  • Ensure successful implementation of DKT’s programmatic activities (including donor-funded activities) through the effective management of work plans, healthcare provider training programs, clinic/pharmacy service delivery programs, and stakeholder engagement/management. Identify and cultivate areas for new business development and new program development aligned with DKT’s mission in the areas of social marketing, family planning, and reproductive health. Represent DKT externally to key stakeholders and through corporate communication.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and lead implementation of DKT Uganda’s programmatic activities, including donor-funded programs to ensure results and goals are achieved to advance DKT’s mission and strategies.

  • Develop and implement programmatic activities aimed at advancing DKT’s goals, including healthcare provider trainings, cultivation of healthcare provider and pharmacy networks, monitoring & evaluation, and stakeholder engagement.

  • Develop and oversee implementation of DKT Uganda’s healthcare provider and pharmacist training activities to ensure quality of services (including review and development of training curriculum and training materials).

  • Develop program documents, including work plans, briefs, donor reports, monitoring & evaluation reports, and proposals.

  • Ensure effective management of donor relations and effective coordination with program partners to deliver and communicate results.

  • Work effectively with external research and monitoring partners to implement effective monitoring, evaluation, and formative research activities.

  • Manage program implementation, including budget monitoring, partner engagement, and coordination across diverse stakeholders.

  • Be responsible for stewardship and coordination with
    internal and external partners across DKT programs.

  • Manage quarterly corporate and external communication activities.

  • Effectively communicate and represent DKT’s core mission and program achievements to key stakeholders such as donors, NGO partners, Ministry of Health, DKT partners, bi-lateral/multi-lateral agencies, etc.

  • Lead DKT’s corporate external and public relations activities to effectively promote the organization to key stakeholders

  • Conduct up to 50% travel in the field for oversight and implementation of program activities

    Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 12 years of progressive program management experience in family planning and/or reproductive health programs in private sector or NGO

  • Minimum qualification: Bachelor’s degree in management, administration, project management or related discipline from an accredited institution; Master’s degree in Public Health or equivalent experience preferred

  • Demonstrated success managing programmatic activities in the areas of family planning and reproductive health.

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in the Uganda family planning and reproductive health landscape

  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of techniques for program planning, monitoring, and evaluation of activities

  • Demonstrated experience designing and implementing effective healthcare provider training programs

  • Demonstrated experience effectively managing donor-funded programs and partner coordination.

  • Excellent writing skills and demonstrated ability to synthesize information into concise reports

  • Strong command of MS Office

    Attributes and Abilities:

  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills

  • A strong sense of ethics, honesty, and integrity

  • Enthusiasm and “can do” attitude, solution-oriented

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to work in teams and bring together diverse groups of stakeholders

  • Passionate about family planning and reproductive health issues

  • Self-driven with a positive attitude

    How to apply

  • All applications should be submitted to

  • not later than 18th June 2021

  • Kindly indicate details of your availability, current and expected salary, names & addresses of 3 business referees, current and previous employers, roles and responsibilities handled to date, together with your day and cell contact.

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