OVC PROGRAM OFFICER at UgandaRecruit
Kampala (Central), Uganda
Reports to the Team Leader-Private Sector Engagement The USAID-funded USAID/Uganda Private Health Support Program will contribute to establishing a more viable and cost-effective private sector option for health services in Uganda. The Program includes three components: 1) Expanded availability of health services by private service providers; 2) Increased affordability of private health services and products; and 3) improved quality of private health sector facilities and services. Job summary: Oversees technical aspects relating to an OVC sub-granting program as well as other OVC activities to be undertaken by the Program. This will include supporting implementers to ensure that services meet the expected quality and that program reporting meets standards. Specific Job Responsibilities: 1. Participate in pre-award and award negotiation activities including technical application review and selection, institutional/programmatic assessments, and setting indicators and performance based targets. 2. Provide assistance to sub-grant partners on a range of program management issues including work plan and budget development, implementation, M&E and reporting to ensure that program is on-course according to the work plan and grant agreement. 3. Develop training manuals and training guides for OVC care and support as needed. 4. Document success stories, best practices and lessons learnt.
Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Arts or Humanities
Required Qualifications, skills and experience: Degree in Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Arts or Humanities is essential. A Master’s degree in Public Health or Social Sciences is preferred. Minimum of five years’ experience in OVC programs planning, implementation, and monitoring/evaluation especially in the context of HIV/AIDS community based approaches program Experience in supporting performance-based grant programs particularly CBOs and/or private companies Willingness to travel within Uganda 40% of the time How to Apply: All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their application letters with detailed CV, with three professional referees (including one from current employer) to: The Finance Management Specialist, USAID/Uganda Private Health Support Program, Plot 6B Nakasero Hill Road, Kampala (next to Private Sector Foundation) or via e-mail: Hellen.Karuhanga@ugandaphs.org not later than Thursday, 7th November, 2013 by 5:00pm
As soon as possible