International Rescue Committee Health System Strengthening Manager Jobs in Uganda

International Rescue Committee Health System Strengthening Manager Jobs in Uganda

Job Description

  • The IRC is now launching a new SRH project in Uganda which will focus on strengthening systems and building local capacities to prepare for and respond to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) in emergencies.

  • We will continue to build off of lessons learned projects to strengthen local organizational capacity for SRH in emergencies. In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the IRC will also provide support to ensure SRH service continuity in COVID-19 preparedness and response activities.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Act as the main focal point for all activities in HSS – SRHR program that IRC will be carrying out at the field.

  • Provides management support to the local partners, district health teams and program staff to ensure smooth implementation of activities following IRC policies and donor regulations.

  • Coordinates and communicates regularly with other partners and stakeholders to support technical assistance and service delivery in program

  • Provides supervision and monitoring of program activities and ensures that activities are aligned as per plan and regularly reported
    Accompanies the partners in the development and management of their activities

  • Identifies and resolves project issues and implements improvement plans to ensure project stays on schedule and within budget

  • Coaches, mentors, and manages project team to ensure quality, efficiency and compliance with project and organization standards/policies

  • Builds, develops, and grows relationship local partners and government and non-government stakeholders vital to the success of the project.

  • Closely works with the project coordinator to facilitate IRC technical assistance within the project framework in coordination with the local partners and government counterparts and other key stakeholders at district and national level.

  • Represent IRC in the district level forums and meetings including technical working groups
    Contribute to developing annual work plan, procurement and spending plan and submit to the project coordinator.

  • Contribute and participate in grant opening, quarterly project cycle meetings and project review meetings as per program

  • Compile and timely submit project reports to Project coordinator for technical review as per donor regulations.

  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor.


  • Degree in public health, or related field (Nursing, Midwifery).

  • At least three (3) years’ demonstrated experience in managing and supervising a team.
  • Experience working in Sexual reproductive health rights (SRHR) and health system strengthening in humanitarian setting will be a plus.

  • Experience working in humanitarian setting with INGO/NGO.

  • Significant exposure and experience of successfully working and managing local partners

  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and work with limited supervision

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish effective working relations at all levels

  • Demonstrated skills in financial management – with knowledge and experience in managing complex budgets and ensuring donor compliance

  • Experience in successfully managing various forms of partnerships with stakeholders, including national and local authorities, UN agencies, local NGOs, etc.

  • Fluent in written and spoken English.

  • A dynamic and flexible individual with ability to multitask and who can work under pressure

  • Team player

  • Familiar with IRC’s PEERS an advantage

  • Strong budget management abilities

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent Microsoft word and Microsoft excel, power-point presentation skills.

  • Willingness to travel to insecure areas within the constraints of IRC Uganda’s security policy.

    Please note

  • This position is open only to Ugandan nationals.

  • Deadline for receiving applications is November 24th 2020.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; International Rescue Committee Health System Strengthening Manager Jobs in Uganda

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