Infectious Disease Institute District OVC Officer Jobs in Uganda

Infectious Disease Institute District OVC Officer Jobs in Uganda

General Summary

  • The officer’s will lead the day-to-day direct programme implementation of field OVC activities in liaison with the district, other CSO’s, health facility and community structures in the areas of operation.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Develop district OVC activity work plans & budgets and monitor the implementation of OVC activities

  • Conduct assessment of beneficiary households to identify specific OVC needs for
    program support

  • Carry out community mobilization programs for sensitization about child protection & legal support while promoting women emancipation and advocate for the rights of OVCs

  • Review and implement procedures that will enable OVC, their care takers and households to understand, tap and utilize opportunities for asset growth and skills in income growth so as to have improved livelihoods

  • Monitor the implementation of strategies that enhances enrolment, provision of nontuition costs and essential requirements of
  • OVC education and advocate for the
    alignment of activities for HIV prevention intervention and reduction of stigma/discrimination in the school curriculum

  • Support functionality of OVC coordination structures at district and sub-district levels

  • Lead capacity building initiatives among OVC service providers at various levels

  • Build systems to ensure effective referral and linkages for OVCs to community support structures

  • Deliver economic strengthening initiatives to the vulnerable OVC households

  • Ensure high quality reporting of OVC activities through national information management systems

  • Strengthen provision of high quality health
    care packages for OVCs and their households.

  • Support OVC case management and beneficiary assessments to track progress towards graduation

  • Document and report family and child success stories based on program intervention.
    Carry out monthly data collection, analysis and reporting on OVC activities in the supported district.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Must hold a bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Social Administration, Social Sciences,

  • Development studies or any other related field

  • At least 2 years’ recent experience implementing OVC programs with a reputable NGO,
    and direct experience with government and donor representatives

  • Have Key personal competences in Team and communication skills, networking and
    partnership skills.

  • Must be dynamic, Persuasive & convincing, self- motivated and able to demonstrate high

  • Excellent computer skills are desirable.

  • Knowledge of the local community dynamics and language is an added advantage

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Infectious Disease Institute District OVC Officer Jobs in Uganda

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