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Wednesday, 18 December 2013

AIM Project Manager needed at world vision Uganda

 World Vision Uganda

Job Title:   AIM Project Manager
Organisation: World Vision Uganda
Reports to:  Programme Coordinator
Duty Station: Kabale, Uganda

About WVU:
World 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 40 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”

Job Summary:
The Project Manager provides leadership in all aspects of strategic planning and follows through the implementation of agreed upon strategies.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Project management and coordination: Technically interpret the MNCH technical approaches and facilitate their integration in the HIV/AIDS and Nutrition programming in the project districts.
2. Project monitoring and evaluation: Build Coalition with other actors to support districts in implementation of MNCH strategies including the Malaria and Nutrition programming and ensure World Vision’s institutional learning and experiences in MNCH activities feed into AIM’s program development.
3. Performance management and supervision: Manage, supervise and build capacity of staff in project development, management and implementation
4. Project development: Provide technical guidance and monitor implementation of MNCH activities including but not limited to: Information Education and Communication/Behaviour Change Communications, Community mobilization and interventions targeting VHT.
5. Network and collaboration: Identify and build strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with other actors to support districts in planning and  implementation of MNCH strategies including the Malaria and Nutrition programming, community systems strengthening and Health Advocacy
Perform any other responsibilities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Environmental Health, Public Health or any related discipline.
Prior experience in working with the Ministry of Health and other local governments
At least 3 years of technical health project management experience in malaria programming, preferably focused on maternal, newborn and child health.
Experience in working with communities with good knowledge of Public Health System and structures
Strong policy analysis and advocating skills.
The candidates must be mature and committed Christians, able to demonstrate an active involvement with their faith and also able to appreciate and stand above denominational diversities.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates must send their applications with complete Curriculum Vitae, via email to: wvujobs@wvi.org.  Please address the application to the People and Culture Specialist (Recruitment) and do indicate the post title in the email subject line.
NB: Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 27th December, 2013.