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Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU) is a Member Association of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), and its core mandate is to champion, provide and enable universal access to rights-based Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) information and services to vulnerable and underserved communities and to young people.  The role of the engagement with RHU and its partners is to ensure that SRHR are respected, protected and fulfilled as a goal in itself, and as a fundamental means to gender equality, human well-being and sustainable development.

RHU, in partnership with Frontline AIDS (FA), seeks to recruit highly-skilled, experienced and motivated persons to fill the following positions;

 

Job Title:                               Program Coordinator – Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Umbrella Programme (1 Post)

Duty Station:                       Kampala                                 

Job Reports to:                    Service Delivery Manager

Job Role:      

Responsible for coordinating and supporting a partnership of seven national Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) under the SRHR Umbrella Program, and provide regular technical support supervision to ensure effective delivery of the program in line with RHU’s strategic direction as well as Frontline AIDS and donor requirements.

Key Result Areas

  1. Provide strategic and operational oversight of the SRHR Umbrella Programme implementation in Uganda
  2. Liaise and work closely with Frontline Aids on all aspects of Umbrella project Management.
  3. Coordinate essential planning, technical support, monitoring, and reporting processes
  4. Ensure that the SRHR Umbrella Programme implementation is on track and provide support, where needed, in close collaboration with the RHU Senior Programme Management Team
  5. Work with the Senior Programme Management Team to ensure that the programme is in line with the RHU strategic plan as well as the Frontline AIDS global strategy, good practice programming standards and the overall programme framework and principles; and that it is of an acceptable quality, generates and uses available evidence, and produces tangible results.
  6. Support the functioning of the donor relations as required
  7. Ensure good communication, coordination and collaboration within the Core Team and with consortium partners. This includes the establishment of a sound programme communication system in consultation with Frontline Aids and RHU Senior Management Team.
  8. Perform any other professional duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

Training and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Medicine or any other health-related field from a recognized Institution
  • A relevant postgraduate qualification such as Public Health, Project Planning and Management, etc will be an added advantage
  • At least 4 years of relevant experience from a reputable organization in a similar role

Knowledge, Skills and Temperament

  • Knowledge of SRHR and HIV/AIDS Programming
  • Knowledge in Human Rights-Based Approaches
  • Familiar with the implementation of HIV/AIDS and reproductive health Programmes
  • Knowledge and experience of Key Population (KP) programming; and willingness to work with KP organizations and programmes
  • Knowledge of current policies and laws related to Reproductive Health and HIV AIDS.
  • A good communicator and team leader
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with the Project cycle management; partnership and stakeholder building
  • Networking and stakeholder management and advocacy
  • Partner capacity development
  • Documentation, information management, and reporting

Other Personal Attributes

  • Collaborative, analytical, and highly organised
  • The candidate must adhere to the safeguarding reporting and monitoring requirements of this role
  • The candidate must be pro-choice

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Job Title:       Monitoring and Evaluation Officer-SRHR Umbrella Program (I Post)

Duty Station: Kampala

Job Role:       Responsible for providing Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) support across the SRHR-Umbrella Programme, ensuring timely and accurate submission of data and adherence to SRHR-Umbrella Program protocol, standards, and timelines.

Reports to:   Monitoring and Evaluation Manager

Key Result Areas

  1. Support programme Research, Monitoring, and Evaluation activities and ensure the strategy is on track and regularly updated
  2. Consolidate and analyze project service statistics and advise project partners about performance progress in relation to the program performance plan
  3. Consolidate and analyze program outputs, targets, and indicators and share them with RHU management, project partners and other stakeholders periodically
  4. Support the production, dissemination and utilization of evidence-based project research results
  5. Participate in monitoring and evaluation of project performance including routine analysis of field or partner reports and aggregation of the same for sharing with project stakeholders.
  6. Participate in Project and overall organizational programme planning and budgeting and production of periodic reports
  7. Participate in Project processes to develop new initiatives/ technologies in M&E ensuring project design builds on experience
  8. Perform any other professional duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Outputs and Outcomes

  • SRHR-Umbrella program outputs compiled
  • SRHR-Umbrella Project service statistics compiled and analysed
  • Research needs identified
  • SRHR-Umbrella project monitored, evaluated and outputs shared with relevant stakeholder
  • Data from relevant partners regularly validated and analysed
  • Partner Staff trained in M&E, and research methods
  • Periodic operational research conducted

Training and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Population and Reproductive Health, Statistics, or Computer Science.
  • Conversant with Computer packages such as SPSS, Epinfo, Stata, SAS etc. and with experience in qualitative as well as quantitative data analysis and dissemination.
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in implementing M&E activities for HIV/SRHR Programmes in Uganda
  • Proven success in designing, implementing and operating project M&E systems from project initiation to closeout stages
  • Experience with data management practices and procedures for large-scale programmes
  • Experience implementing procedures and practices to ensure data quality and verification, including data quality assessments
  • Experience using DHIS2 for data collection, reporting and visualization
  • Experience with using supportive approaches to building capacity of partner organizations (sub-grantees) to accurately record, document, report and use data
  • Experience in social research, database design and maintenance for at least three years.

Knowledge, skills, and temperament

  • Knowledge of major evaluation methodologies (e.g., qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-method) and data collection and analysis methodologies
  • Proven technical skills in data management including data collection, cleaning, analysis and use across complex, large scale Programmes
  • Skilled at and passionate about supporting the use of data for decision-making, strategizing and course correction

Other Personal Attributes

  • Collaborative, analytical, and highly organised
  • The candidate must adhere to the safeguarding reporting and monitoring requirements of this role
  • The candidate must be pro-choice

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Job Title:                               Senior Finance Officer-SRHR Umbrella Program (1 Post)

Duty Station:                       Kampala

Job Reports to:                    Director of Finance and Administration

Job Role:                              

Responsible for supporting the SRHR Umbrella Partner Organizations to have good financial planning and management as well as overall compliance with Frontline AIDS and RHU policies, donor and government rules and regulations. Also responsible for strengthening inter-departmental synergies between finance, programs and administration. He/ She is responsible for managing a system that ensures cost-effective use of human, financial and material resources of the SRHR-Umbrella Program.

Key Result Areas

  1. Support a Portfolio of Partner Organizations:
  • Supports a portfolio of SRHR-Umbrella Programme partner organizations, ensuring reported costs and balances are accounted for accurately, reviewed and reconciled in a timely manner
  • Further manage the budgets within the SRHR-Umbrella grant, ensuring these are captured accurately and managed according to agreed processes
  • Serve as an operational finance point of contact for all partners, providing the support needed to ensure that partners’ financial management is accurate and following SIDA requirements
  • Liaise directly with Frontline Aids finance team to ensure financial reporting and accounting is completed effectively and on time
  • Works proactively to identify and mitigate financial risk at all levels.

2. Reporting and Auditing: 

  • Ensures the completeness and accuracy of partner reports sent to Frontline Aids
  • Maintains sight of budget expenditures and supports partners in analysing and managing grant financial data
  • Maintains rigorous documentation of costs incurred at partner and Co-ordinating partner-level following the requirements of Frontline AIDS and SIDA
  • Support Frontline AIDS and RHU’s internal audit departments with grant audit processes and tasks.

3. Developing RHU’s culture:

Sets a good example for others, shows consistency in words and actions, learns from personal and organizational experience, strives for self-improvement, earns the trust and respect of management, colleagues and partner organizations, and treats others with respect.

Training and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a Finance and Accounting related field from a recognized Institution, plus a full professional qualification in Accountancy such as ACCA, CPA, ACIS and CPE obtained from a recognized institution
  • Professional training in management and administration
  • Working knowledge of at least one accounting software is a requirement and practical knowledge of Navision, Quickbooks, etc will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of two (2) years working experience, preferably in a reputable Multi-donor, Non-Governmental Organization (NGO).

Knowledge, Skills and Temperament

  • The candidate should have a balance of financial management and accounting skills and the ability to work effectively with a range of civil society organisations in Uganda
  • Demonstrated ability in administration;
  • Problem solving, Decision making and a Team Player
  • Excellent communication, leadership and management skills, hands-on and interactive; an assertive strategic thinker
  • Focused on quality standards, and ethics and integrity.

Other Personal Attributes

  • The candidate must adhere to the safeguarding, reporting and monitoring requirements of this role
  • The candidate must be pro-choice

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Job Title:                              Project Coordinator –PITCH Project (1 Post)

Duty Station:                       Kampala

Reports to:                           Advocacy and Communications Manager

Job Role:

Responsible for coordinating Advocacy initiatives/activities in line with RHU’s strategic direction and thematic objectives and provide leadership for the Partnership to Inspire, Transform and Connect the HIV Response (PITCH) project implementation

Project Duration:   1 Year

Key Result Areas

  1. Coordinate and provide technical support to Frontline AIDS PITCH partners in Uganda
  2. Work closely with FRONTLINE AIDS in all aspects of project management and donor reporting
  3. Support and share timelines with PITCH Implementing Partners (IPs) to develop and submit quarterly and annual work plans, budgets and reports to RHU and FRONTLINE AIDS.
  4. Respond to and follow up information requests from FRONTLINE AIDS on PITCH and RHU Advocacy initiatives
  5. Consolidate Frontline AIDS PITCH work plans, budgets, and reports and share with FRONTLINE AIDS
  6. Review and advise/ recommend for approval expenditures against set budget lines for PITCH
  • Coordinate all implementing partners and ensure that their capacity is built to deliver on the project.
  • Work with the Country Focal Person (CFP) to monitor progress of PITCH project in Uganda.
  • Ensure availability of harmonized project implementation among the IPs and other stakeholder
  • Provide technical support and guidance to strategic planning processes on key Advocacy initiatives that RHU and PITCH partners could undertake.
  • Track trends in resource mobilisation and contemporary advocacy work, document and provide advice/ recommendations
  • Alongside the communications specialist, support PITCH and RHU IPs with development and implementation of the Communication strategy, documentation of programmatic best practices and case studies for dissemination to and utilization by relevant stakeholders
  • Ensure effective communication flow amongst PITCH Implementing Partners (IPS), within and outside RHU
  • Perform any other professional duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

Training and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Development Studies, Public Health, Social Sciences or any relevant degree.
  • A relevant postgraduate qualification such as Project Planning and Management, Training in Advocacy Research, Advocacy strategy and Analysis will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge in Human Rights-Based Approaches
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience from a reputable organization in a similar role

Knowledge, Skills and Temperament

  • Knowledge of SRHR and HIV/AIDS Advocacy work
  • Familiar with the implementation of HIV/AIDS and reproductive health Programs and Working with key Populations targeted organisations.
  • Knowledge of current policies and laws related to Reproductive Health and HIV AIDS.
  • Knowledgeable of priority populations for HIV interventions in Uganda.
  • Knowledge and experience with the Project cycle management
  • Networking and stakeholder management and advocacy
  • Partner capacity development
  • Documentation, information management, and reporting
  • A good communicator

Other Personal Attributes

  • Collaborative, analytical, and highly organised
  • The candidate must adhere to the safeguarding reporting and monitoring requirements of this role
  • The candidate must be pro-choice

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Job Title:                   Front Desk Assistant (1Post)

Duty Station:           Kampala

Reports to:               Administrative Officer

Job Role:                   Management of the reception, telephone records, message services and other general duties

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Operate RHU’s switchboard, handling all incoming and outgoing telephone calls in a professional manner including routing calls to appropriate staff according to RHU procedures.
  2. Greet and warmly welcome visitors to the Offices, ensuring they sign in the visitor’s book and informing the relevant member of staff of their arrival and keep their records.
  3. Develop and maintain a tracking system on all incoming & outgoing mails and courier items for the office
  4. Check and sign for deliveries, and actively distribute all incoming mails before informing the relevant member of staff/ offices of their arrival. Follow procedures and ensure security of valuables.
  5. Ensure that relevant notices are displayed on staff notice boards in an orderly manner and regularly update materials displayed.
  6. Monitor and ensuring that the reception/ front and rear entrances of the building are kept clean and tidy.
  7. Report telephone equipment and line faults to the IT coordinator.
  8. Perform any other professional duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Training and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Office Management, Secretarial, or related field.
  • Experience working with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) not less than 2 years, will be an added advantage.

Knowledge, Skills and temperament

  • Knowledge about RHU’s core business
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Competency in Microsoft office applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Good time management skills, good memory, multitasking and visitor support
  • Experience with administrative and clerical procedures
  • Able to contribute positively as part of a team, helping out with various tasks as required
  • Positive and enthusiastic, Integrity, tact and diplomacy
  • Flexible, confident and polite attitude
  • Professional dress code and good telephone manners

How to apply

Submit by post, email or hand-deliver application letters and attach certified copies of academic transcripts, a detailed Curriculum Vitae and other relevant documents as well the contact addresses (e-mail) of 3 referees including their telephone contacts to:

The Executive Director, Reproductive Health Uganda, P.O. Box 10746 Kampala

Or hand-deliver at: RHU Head Office, Plot 2, Katego Road – Tufnell Drive, Off Kiira Road, Kamwokya – Kampala, Uganda.

 

Closing Date:  6th December, 2019. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

NB:  Female applicants are encouraged to apply