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OVC Program Manager (01 position)

Reports to: Team Leader

Job Summary: The OVC program Manager will provide administrative and technical oversight, operational coordination and management including; planning, implementation, capacity enhancement, monitoring/evaluation and reporting on delivery of high quality OVC care and support services in the 7 districts supported by MDMS.

Department:Masaka Diocesan Medical Services Ltd
Project Location(s):Uganda, Masaka

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Serve as the lead for the project implementation, overseeing all programming and coordination of programming, and ensure strong communication and coordination with and between all project members as a means to effectively achieve program objectives
  • Provide regular support supervision, coaching and mentoring to the program team across the districts under the
  • Lead the planning of project activities and set high quality performance targets ensuring adherence to technical standards, best practices and donor
  • Use appropriate project management tools to plan, review and track progress on project implementation as well as on the utilization of project resources
  • Work with the Team Leader to identify and respond to donors needs and other requirements from WEI-ICYD
  • Preparing and submitting periodic reports as per the organizational, government and donor requirements with approval from the Team
  • Leads the development and execution of project work plans and budgets for the implementation of quality OVC activities.
  • Coordinate with other NGO or similar organization to ensure complementarity of the project
  • Conduct regular project meetings to ensure issues are raised and addressed and encourage reflection on project progress and learning for
  • Promoting quality and cost-effective interventions and outcomes while maintaining high standards of stewardship and accountability for all activity resources
  • Overseeing achievement of OVC performance targets in line with technical standards, best practices and donor
  • Continuously documenting new developments in OVC programming and align them to proposed
  • Strengthening reporting on OVC activities through National OVC Management Information System in the

Job Requirements

  • A Master’s degree in public health, Social work, or other social science or field of study related to project scope of work required. A bachelor’s degree with an additional post graduate diploma in a relevant field, from a recognized institution can also be considered as an equivalent
  • At least 5years’ experience working on a large project and experience with PEPFAR funded programs/projects is an added
  • Demonstrated ability in programming in general, designing, coordinating, and implementing OVC/Youth HIV
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain partnerships with government
  • Ability to represent the organization at different
  • Hands-on, budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting

Submission of application:

Hand deliver your application letter together with relevant academic documents, photocopy of national ID, an updated CV indicating 3 recognized referees, their addresses and functioning telephone contacts. The deadline for the submission of the application is 6th November 2021

The Applications should be addressed to:

The Diocesan Health Coordinator Masaka Diocese

P.O. Box 14 Masaka-Uganda

Tel: +256 786 814912

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