Jhpiego Program Manager - Jobs in Uganda

Jhpiego Program Manager - Jobs in Uganda

Program Manager, Kampala

The Program Manager provides support and leadership for the implementation of Jhpiego/Uganda programs and will specifically provide support and leadership on a project focused on survey development and data use and program management.

S/he will work with program and technical teams to help coordinate the analysis, synthesis and reporting of results as well as capacity development of staff and partners.

S/he ensures timely and cost-effective implementation of program activities.

This person will also be responsible for overseeing the collaborative development, roll out and adaptation of major surveys.

S/he will also play a lead role on communications and have experience with advocacy and marketing strategies.

Responsibilities include:

  • Program and financial management, workplan development, reporting, support monitoring and evaluation activities, business development, donor and partner relations and knowledge management.
  • The Program Manager will work closely with the Country Director, Project Directors and Technical Advisors to develop and maintain collaborative partnerships with program partners and country stakeholders.

    Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in public health, international development, clinical degree (nursing or medicine) preferred
  • At least seven years of experience in program implementation, including training of health service providers
  • A minimum of five years experience in development and management of surveys/data collection
  • Track record of effective translation of data into action for policy, advocacy and program implementation
  • The ability to use data to adjust programmatic interventions to optimize impact and funding
  • Experience managing sub-awardees (contracts, payments, monitoring compliance, reviewing deliverables, onsite-monitoring, etc.) and building their capacity in program management
  • Skilled in writing technical and programmatic documents,
    such as training materials and reports
  • Understanding of public health and development approaches particularly in the Ugandan context.
  • Familiarity with Uganda's health system, key stakeholders and relevant government policies/strategies
  • Understanding of monitoring and evaluation of programs, and skilled in use of data for decision-making and program management
  • Work planning and budgeting experience
  • Ability to interact with established networks of senior level international and national health professionals, donors,universities and other partners
  • Excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent donor and partner relationship skills as well as new program development skills
  • Proven leadership skills, as well as skills in facilitation, team building and coordination
  • Technical expertise in family planning and/or RMNCH programming
  • Demonstrated self-management (i.e. motivation, dealing with pressure, adaptability) and the ability to project a professional, consistent image of confidence, integrity and competence.
  • Ability to travel domestically up to 30%

    How to Apply
  • Interested applicants should send application & CV with 3 referees to the following email address: www.jobs-jhpiego.icims.com by 11th February 2019.
  • Indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Jhpiego Program Manager - Jobs in Uganda

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