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Sunday 24 November 2013

m2m Program Coordinator - mothers2mothers (m2m)

Job Title: m2m Program Coordinator
Organisation: mothers2mothers (m2m)
Project: Optimizing HIV Treatment Access Among Pregnant Women in East Central Uganda (OHTA)
Duty Station: Jinja,
Country Uganda
Reports to: m2m Uganda Country Coordinator

About m2m:
mothers2mothers (m2m) is an international non-governmental organization based in Cape Town, SA, dedicated to providing education and support to pregnant women and mothers living with HIV, and preventing mother-to-child transmission. m2m empowers HIV-positive pregnant women and new mothers to become role models in their communities by promoting AIDS awareness, testing and services. m2m currently operates in 7 countries in Africa. For further information please visit, www.m2m.org.

Key Duties
·         Manage the day-to-day programme operations of m2m in East Central Uganda under the OHTA project
·         Serve as the m2m focal point for the OHTA project, including consistent liaison with partner projects , UNICEF field teams and MoH
·         Work with the Country Coordinator to develop m2m’s OHTA program plans and budgets
·         Work with Country Coordinator to set m2m Uganda program goals and  develop detailed workplans for program improvement
·         Working closely with the m2m Uganda technical team, oversee  overall implementation of OHTA program plans ensuring timely delivery of all key outputs
·         Coordinate data use for program decision making; analyze program data and modify program activities accordingly
·         Ensure close working relationships with the USAID-funded STAR-EC project, and other partner organizations to ensure harmonized efforts at  district and  site level
·         Support  planning and delivery of training activities and ensure the ongoing relevance of m2m’s curriculum content in relation to national policy

·         Provide/and or oversee the provision of routine site support to ensure effective program implementation
·         Coordinate on-going quality assurance of m2m program activities including working with donor teams during program quality assurance visits
·         Work closely with the M&E Coordinator to initiate site service quality assessments and other program quality improvement processes  to maintain the provision of high quality service
·         Coordinate integration of ongoing programme innovation and new programme initiatives
·         Represent m2m at regional and district level to ensure close collaboration with government, health facility and partners
·         Submit regular reports that describe program issues/concerns regarding implementation and operation, proposed solutions and next steps
·         Develop donor reports and other programme reports as required
·         Line manage 2 Regional Managers

·         The candidate should possess a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent (public health, health administration nursing, social sciences, management); A Master’s degree an advantage
·         He / She should have at least five years experience in Community/ Public Health work, including programme management experience at the district or regional level.

Skills and Experience:
·         Experience in training, monitoring & evaluation and financial management.
·         Good knowledge and understanding of the relevant PMTCT protocols and policies in Uganda

Personal Competencies:
·         Strong interpersonal, communication and team building skills
·         Demonstrated ability to coordinate and engage with MOH and other stakeholders
·         Demonstrated management and leadership skills
·         Dynamism, independence and creativity
·         Computer literacy (MS Office suite)
·         Fluency in English required
·         Possession of a valid driver’s license
·         Willingness to travel extensively throughout the region to support program implementation and management
·         Enthusiasm to work on behalf of m2m’s mother and infant clients

 Apply To
All those excited about serving in this prestigious NGO should send their Curriculum Vitae (CV) with a cover letter to mothers2mothers via e-mail to: ugandarecruit@m2m.org

NB: mothers2mothers follows a careful review process for all applications. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Should you not receive a response to your application by 16 August 2013, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Deadline: 27th November, 2013