World Vision Project Manager – AIM Health Plus Project Jobs in Uganda
World Vision Project Manager – AIM Health Plus Project Jobs in Uganda Back groundWorld Vision Uganda is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.
We currently work in over 82 districts in Uganda implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child protection.
World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above.
All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.
Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for qualified and passionate individuals willing to share in our vision and join our team in the position below.
Purpose of the position
World vision Uganda in collaboration with World vision Ireland implements phase 2 of Access to Infant Maternal and Child Health (AIM Health Plus) project in Busia District, funded by Irish Aid, with close supervision of the Project Manager to:
Provide leadership in all aspects of strategic planning and follow through the implementation of agreed upon MNCHN strategies and maximum integration of synergies as project is implemented.
Ensure the quality of the project implementation is in line with Uganda’s Ministry of health (MOH) and WV Ireland Policies
Project management and Coordination
Identify and build strategic networks with other actors to support the district in implementation of AIM health strategies including Goal oriented ANC, Malaria, Diarrhea, Nutrition programing, community systems strengthening, VHT functionality and health advocacy.
Initiate and work with line WV staff and district partners to technically interpret the MNCH&N technical approaches included in the Access to Infant and Maternal Health (AIM Health Plus) proposal to facilitate implementation of key activities in the project work plan.
Work with the MNCH and Nutrition Specialists to define areas of MNCH& N and facilitate their integration in the Maternal New born Child health and Nutrition programming in the project district.
Project monitoring and evaluation
Working with districts, conducts support supervision in the AIM health district and provide technical assistance to ADPs implementing MNCHN activities.
Ensure World Vision’s institutional learning and experiences in MNCHN activities feed into AIM Health program development.
Conduct regular field monitoring visits every month together with Project Officers
Prepare weekly & monthly work plans
Manage project finances and assets in line with WV policy
Budget management and control in line with WVU and donor requirement.
Support Partners and Sub Grantees to adhere to WV finance and Asset Management policies.
Performance management and supervision
Assess staff capacity and ensure the building of staff capacity to deliver for Project goals.
Manage the performance and discipline of the team by providing coaching and mentoring to high performing and effective individuals and teams
Manage wellbeing of staff to ensure a motivated
Provide technical guidance and monitor implementation of MNCHN activities including but not limited to:
Information Education and Communication/Behavior Change Communications, Community mobilization and interventions targeting VHT.
Support the field teams to constantly understand and articulate project MNCH strategies to beneficiaries and partners, namely, communities, CBO’s, NGO’s civil society and district officials
Networking and collaboration
Identify and build strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with actors to support district in planning and implementation of AIM health strategies
Effectively engage and Network with District and Sub county health Authorities and local government structures and any other agencies to promote ownership and Sustainability of Interventions.
Documentation and reporting
Prepare narrative Monthly, quarterly & Annual report for submission to the WV and the donor
Conduct quality checks of all the monitoring/data collection forms, filling and entry into specific AIM health database.
Document lessons learned, promising practices and case studies from the AIM health Plus project.
Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
Degree in Human Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Public health or any related discipline.
Master’s Degree in Public Health is an added advantage
5 years practical experience in Public health including Nutrition and/or HIV/AIDS programming with a reputable organization, At least 3 of which must have been involved in program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
Experience in program areas of; HIV /AIDS prevention and curative services, EMTCT, Tuberculosis (TB), Malaria prevention and control, Integrated community case management (ICCM), Integrated Management of New-born and Childhood Illnesses(IMNCI), Nutrition, Family Planning, Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) interventions
Master trainer in the various RMNCMN packages
Registration with the relevant regulatory bodies i.e. Nursing council/ Medical council/ Allied health professionals.
Effective in written and verbal communication in English.
Experience in working with communities
Good budget management skills
Experience working with Ministry of Health and District Local Government structures, other development partners, donors and other community structures both formal and informal.
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