Rakai Health Sciences Program Deputy Program Manager Jobs in Uganda

Rakai Health Sciences Program Deputy Program Manager Jobs in Uganda

General Position Summary

The Deputy Project Manager will specifically support district-led programming for a decentralized HIV/AIDS response through provision of leadership to the cluster coordinators, monitoring of budget and workplans and ensuring timely cost effective achievement of regional targets and key indicators

Essential Job Functions

  • Provide technical support to the cluster activities
  • Spearhead the monitoring of PEPFAR budget, workplans, timeliness of activity implementation and spending monitoring
  • Oversee the budget review and sub-grant processes to the districts; ensure timely requisition and accountabilities
  • Support the timely planning, budgeting for the CBOs, districts & other subgrantees contracted by Masaka region
  • Provide leadership for the functioning of all Community based Organizations (CBOs) & sub grantees contracted by RHSP
  • Organize regular stakeholders’ meetings all in the spirit of enhancing district-led programming.
  • Identify barriers to implementation of district-led programming and sub-grantee supported activities in Masaka region and propose corrective action.
  • Assess and report on and design capacity building and technical assistance interventions to the DHT and other sub-grantees.
  • Support respective clusters to oversee activities and functionality of volunteers
  • Participate in grant application
  • Represent the program at stakeholder and PEPFAR implementing partner meetings as and when required
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor

    Qualifications, Knowledge and

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery
  • Master’s degree in Public health
  • Advanced diploma in M&E or Project management is an added advantage
  • Specialized training in HIV/AIDS will be an advantage.
  • At least two years’ experience in strategic planning, health systems strengthening (HSS) and participatory approaches.
  • Familiarity with the functioning of the decentralized Local Government System of Uganda.
  • Knowledge of PEPFAR/US Government programming policies and regulations, procedures and practices, which bear on project management in support of cooperative agreements.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively with the DHTs and HFs.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS.
  • Experience with Monitoring and Evaluation of programs.

    How to apply:

    Applications: All interested Candidates possessing the above attributes can send their applications including a cover letter, latest Copy of CV (with 3 referees), copies of academic qualifications/certificates addressed to the HR Manager to This email address is being protected from spambots.

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    Deadline for Submission: Close of business by 5:00pm, Tuesday, 31st December 2019 Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Rakai Health Sciences Program. Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification.

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