Rakai Health Sciences Program Cluster Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

Rakai Health Sciences Program Cluster Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

  • The position holder will be the key district liaison officer for the project responsible for the day-to-day operations of the regional Cluster office.

  • In collaboration with DHTs, health facilities and other stakeholders, s/he will be accountable for ensuring that all project outputs/outcomes in the given districts are achieved through effective management of project inputs. .

    Job Responsibilities

    • Provide leadership and overall supervision for project teams and Cluster activities

    • Offer Technical and administration oversight of project activities in liaison with the Deputy project Manager.

    • Support Joint work planning & budgeting of the staff in the cluster

    • Support performance management (achievements against targets Vs costs)

    • Support staff administration & logistic management in the cluster

    • Carry out frequent monitoring and supportive supervision visits to health facilities.

    • Coordinate with other units including DHT and other stakeholders within the project areas.

    • Organize and participate in regular cluster review meetings for the teams in the cluster

    • Serve as a principal liaison between the district local government and the Project.

    This involves:

  • Supporting monitoring of the district-led programming and sub-granting to districts.

  • Attending key meetings & functions in the districts;

  • Routine: DAC, DHTs, Quarterly review meetings, DOVCCs,

  • Non-Routine: Courtesy calls, Impromptu meetings

    • Functions: World AIDS day, etc

    • Identifying district specific needs & barriers to implementation of district-led programming and propose / refer them to right persons for corrective action.

    • Providing technical assistance to DHTs regarding managing of sub-grants and financial agreements.

    • Coordinate and adapt lessons learned from HSS activities to further strengthen and expand interventions to achieve the Project goals.

    • Conducting capacity building and technical assistance to the DHT and HFs.

    • Assessing compliance of the partner districts to the terms and conditions of the partnerships.

    Overseeing the monitoring of RHSP supported CBOs in the cluster (both technical & financial)

    • Any other assigned duties in line with your role

    Knowledge and Experience

    • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB)

    • Training in HIV/AIDS care and management is essential

    • Training in project planning and management will be an added advantage.

    • A postgraduate degree in Public Health, Medicine, or a management related field will be an added advantage.

    • At least two years relevant experience in implementing public Health/HIV/AIDS related projects at decentralized level.

    • Experience working with district health systems and managing project teams.

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

    • Knowledge of PEPFAR/US government programming policies and regulations, procedures and practices, Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively with the DHTs and HFs.

    • In-depth knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS programming issues.

    • Project planning and management skills.

    How to Apply

  • All interested candidates possessing the above attributes can send their; applications including a cover letter, updated CV with 3 referees, and copies of academic qualifications/certificates, addressed to the HR Manager to

  • jobs@rhsp.org .

  • Kindly indicate the job title in the subject line of the email.

  • Only online applications will be considered.

    Deadline for Submission: Tuesday, 04th August 2020 by 5:00pm.

  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

  • Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification.

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