Position: Project Manager - Global Fund
Report to: Associate Director Health
Location: Kampala - National Office
Purpose of the position:
World vision Uganda in collaboration with TASO Uganda will implement a global fund HIV grant for 3 years to:
Improve awareness, access to information and knowledge about HIV/AIDS prevention, SRH and rights among AGYW
Reduce the effect of social-cultural gender and other drivers of the HIV epidemic among AGYW
Support community systems and structures to enable better HIV services delivery and elimination stigma and discrimination.
The project will be implemented in 16 districts of Tororo, Mbale, Bukwo, Apac, Dokolo, Kitgum, Amolatar, Amuru, Pader, Lamwo, Kole, Otuke, Alebtong, Kaberamaido, Serere and Soroti. With close supervision and leadership of the associate director health and nutrition, the Project Manager will:
Provide leadership in all aspects of strategic planning and follow through the implementation of agreed upon Global fund HIV grant strategies and maximum integration of synergies as project is implemented.
Ensure the quality of the project implementation is in line with Word Vision, Uganda’s, Ministry of health and donor Policies/guidelines.
Project management and Coordination
Identify and build strategic networks with other actors to support the district in implementation of the HIV grant strategies including PMTCT, Prevention programs for adolescents and youth, in and out of school, Programs to reduce human rights-related barriers to HIV services and Community responses and systems.
Initiate and work with line WV staff and district partners to technically interpret the HIV grant technical approaches included in the proposal to facilitate implementation of key activities in the project work plan.
Work with the WV Health technical specialists, MoH and donor technical persons to define areas of HIV programing and facilitate their integration in the intervention project sites.
Provide technical guidance and monitor implementation of HIV grant activities including but not limited to: PMTCT, Prevention programs for adolescents and youth, in and out of school, Programs to reduce human rights-related barriers to HIV services and Community responses and systems.
Support the field teams and stakeholders (communities, CBO’s, NGO’s civil society and district officials) to constantly understand and articulate HIV project strategies.
Project documentation, monitoring and evaluation
Conduct support supervision and provide technical assistance to staff and districts implementing the HIV grant activities.
Ensure World Vision’s institutional learning and experiences in Health and nutrition technical program feed into the HIV project development.
Conduct regular field monitoring visits every month together with Project Officers
Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual work plans and submit them to the supervisor
Prepare Monthly, quarterly & Annual reports for submission to the WV and the donor
Conduct quality checks of all the monitoring data and ensure filling and entry into specific database.
Document lessons learned, promising practices and case studies from the HIV project.
Manage project finances and assets in line with WV and donor policies
Budget management and control
Support Partners and Sub Grantees to adhere to WV finance and Asset Management policies.
Performance management and supervision
Building of staff capacity to deliver for Project goals.
Manage the performance and discipline of project teams and stakeholders.
Manage wellbeing of staff to ensure a motivated team to deliver on the Project goals (e.g. leave, contracts and wellness of staff)
Networking and collaboration
Identify and build strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with actors to support districts in planning and implementation of HIV grant strategies
Effectively engage and Network with MoH and District authorities and local government structures and any other agencies to promote ownership and Sustainability of Interventions.
Actively participate in relevant external engagements
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
Degree in Human Medicine, Nursing, Public health, Nutrition, social sciences or any related discipline.
Master’s Degree in Public Health is an added advantage
5 years practical experience in Public health including PMTCT, Prevention programs for adolescents and youth, in and out of school, Programs to reduce human rights-related barriers to HIV services and Community responses and systems with a reputable organization
3 years’ experience in program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
Experience in working with the Ministry of Health, district health teams and HIV CSOs
Experience in working with communities
Strong budget management skills
Good computer knowledge and skills
Strong networking and collaboration skills
Good communication skills