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Family Planning Officers (2) – HIWA Project

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
1-2 Years

Position: Family Planning Officers (2) – HIWA Project

Report to: Program Management Specialist – MNCH, Nutrition & Small Groups.

Location: Central Region - Kampala (1) and Western Region (1)

Purpose of the position:

Reporting to the Program Management Specialist-MNCH, Nutrition & Small groups, the Officer will strengthen the implementation of Family health services at the USAID/HIWA supported health facilities in collaboration with the regional coordinators and the health facility staff.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

  • To oversee the implementation and scale up of Community based family planning program in the USAID HIWA supported communities in UPF, PSG, UWA and Hotels

  • To ensure the MNCH services are provided in accordance to MOH standards and protocols at the selected health facilities

  • To provide continuous medical education of MNCH and family planning to the service providers at the selected facilities

  • To implement strategies for improving male involvement and adolescents in SRH programs at selected health facilities and communities

  • To improve documentation and reporting of MNCH and family planning activities at facility level for program evaluation and planning

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • A diploma or degree in midwifery, comprehensive nursing and or nursing.

  • At least two years’ experience in service delivery and health system strengthening for family health services

  • Training in Sayana press and Implanon NXT is an added advantage

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office packages for report writing and presentation

  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain relationships

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English

  • Ability to train and mentor others.

  • Ability to multi-task