Position: Project Officer - Global Fund Malaria Grant
Report to: Project Manager
Location: Kampala Districts
Purpose of the position:
World vision Uganda in collaboration with TASO Uganda will implement a global fund Malaria grant for 3 years to support existing initiatives in malaria control through vector control, integrated case management, building resilient sustainable systems for health and social and behavior change communication (SBCC) in in the districts of Wakiso, Gomba, Butambala, Mpigi, Kalungu, Masaka, Rakai, Kyotera, Bukomansimbi, Mukono, Kampala, Mubende and Mityana. The project officers will support the project manager to coordinate all project activities at district and community levels and monitoring progress towards achievement of targets.
Engage schools and institutions in scaling up malaria interventions
Facilitate integration of malaria talking points into all programs of the clergy
Plan for refresher trainings for DHMT, VHTs and supervisors on new iCCM guidelines
Organize and participate in quarterly support supervision for health facilities and VHTs
Mobilize communities towards better malaria preventive measures
Organize training of private sector HRH in IMM and HMIS
Conduct community dialogues, films and sports events for malaria prevention, treatment and management
Provide necessary technical guidance to district and community partners during the course of the project
Ensure that all Malaria grant and other related deliverables are achieved according to DIP
Documentation, Monitoring, Reporting, accountability and Evaluation
Work with the Project Manager in the preparation of quality project reports
Oversee the rollout of the Malaria grant data collection process at the community and health facility level
Maintain records of activity implementation as approved by the PM
Prepare for and participates in project monitoring and evaluations
Organize learning and accountability meeting (reelection meetings)
Prepare Monthly work plans and reports
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 project sites.
Networking and collaboration
Identify and build district and community strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with actors to support planning and implementation of Malaria project activities
Effectively engage and Network with district local government structures and any other agencies to promote community ownership and Sustainability of Interventions.
Actively participate in relevant district engagements to position World Vision as a strategic partner in malaria programing
Manage any project assets in line with WV and donor policies
Support Partners and Sub Grantees to adhere to WV finance and Asset Management policies.
Manage and account for allocated monies in line with WV and donor policies
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
Must have a University Degree in Nursing, environmental health, medicine, public health, Nutrition or any related discipline.
Working experience of 2 years in working in Malaria programing
Experience in working communities with good knowledge of public health system and structures
Understanding the social determinants of health and community dynamics.
Knowledge of community based Malaria prevention, treatment and management services
Strong interpersonal communication, networking and coordination skills.
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Perform other duties as required.