International Rescue Committee WPE Reproductive Health Officer Jobs in Uganda

International Rescue Committee WPE Reproductive Health Officer Jobs in Uganda

Job Description

The IRC has been working in Uganda since 1998 supporting IDPs, refugees and various institutions in the country notably the government, community based organizations, the civil society and the private sector.

The current program portfolio in Uganda includes health, economic recovery and development, protection, and women’s protection and empowerment.

IRC has its country office in Kampala and regional offices in Kitgum, Yumbe, Moroto and South West Uganda.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Conduct integrated SRH/HIV prevention activities for in/out of school 10-24 year olds including through Protect the goal campaign and SBCC training.
  • Organize and conduct bi monthly integrated Sexual Reproductive Health and Gender Based Violence camps outreaches targeting youth in the project districts in Karamoja and Arua
    Coordinate monthly integrated SRHR/HIV/VAWG outreaches, with inbuilt screening, identification, and referral of cases of VAWC/HP with partners.
  • Coordinate awareness raising, before and during integrated SRHR service delivery to mobilize the communities for services.
  • Ensure continuous provision of SRH supplies required to conduct the SRHR services are available at all times.
  • Organize for and implement the roll out of the Sexuality Education Framework in target districts and stakeholders of Karamoja.
  • Ensure integration of menstrual hygiene management for Adolescent girls to keep girls in school in the Girl Shine sessions for in schools of Karamoja.
  • Maintain a good record keeping system and undertake continuous monitoring and regular evaluation of the project activities.
  • Represent IRC’s Program in the District Health Team, Health sub-district and other actors to ensure all program activities are carried out with their collaboration.
  • Collaborate with the district to identify and roll out a communication strategy for the Health program including the printing and distribution of IEC materials focusing on HIV/AIDS, SE & SRHR information.
  • Using the existing VHTs and Health workers support the district to conduct health promotion outreach Camps and sensitization activities to promote uptake of SRHR services using messages approved by the Ministry of Health (MoH).
  • Coordinate with the sub counties to facilitate the quarterly convergence point’s meetings at sub-counties level.
  • Plan and coordinate trainings for structures; Peer educators and leaders on HIV responsibilities, SRH and support the respective meetings.

    Communication and Reporting

  • Submit reports regularly as required, information to the Managers on program related activities
  • Submit weekly, monthly and Quarterly activity reports to Managers.
    Maintain proper records for all correspondences of the program.
  • Responsible for sharing minutes for all relevant official meetings held in the field.

    Monitoring, Evaluation and Budgeting

  • Provide regular feedback to the managers on project implementation.
  • Assist in the preparation of the donor reports and project reports.
  • Participate in the development of program work plans and reviewing them on a monthly basis with the Managers.
  • Ensure and maintain accurate use of budget lines according to donor regulations.
  • Perform other relevant duties as assigned (of a similar nature or related and in the interest of the organization)

  • A medical back ground is a requirement, preferably in BSN, Diploma in Clinical Medicine, Diploma in Registered Comprehensive Nursing, Registered Mid Wife.
  • Relevant certificates in Health and related trainings are an added advantage.

  • Three years working experience in Primary Health Care settings.
  • Working with district health teams, health facility staff and community based groups such as VHTs.
  • Previous work with an NGO in similar programs.
  • Good experience in monitoring and evaluation of programs across different districts.

    Functional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Remains productive when under pressure.
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Ability to enhance good interpersonal relationship.
  • Good communication skills.
  • A good command of both written and spoken English.
  • Knowledge of the Ngakarimojong, Pokot and refugee community is necessary.
  • Excellent organizational skills
    Works collaboratively with team members to achieve results.
  • Relates and works well with people of different cultures, gender and backgrounds.
  • Flexibility and prepared to work additional hours
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Able to respond rapidly to changing environments, yet remain productive and focused;
  • Strong and fast computer skills (primarily Word, Excel, and Power Point and outlook)

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 10th June 2019
  • IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law
  • For more information and job application details, see; International Rescue Committee WPE Reproductive Health Officer Jobs in Uganda

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