2 Project Officers Job at The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)

TASO Uganda

2 Project Officers Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2023 - 2024

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 02

Deadline: May 21 2024

Hiring Organization: TASO Uganda

Job Details:
Main Purpose of the Job:
To lead the effective implementation and coordination of TEP project activities within their assigned region.

Key Outputs
• Efficient program planning and implementation done.
• Rregional project teams supervised.
• Project activities and district stakeholders coordinated.
• Budget management and financial oversight
• Monitoring and evaluation of program performance done.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Develop andexecute program work plans in alignment with project goals and objectives
• Provide guidance and direction to regional project teams to ensure effective implementation
• Coordinate with regional project stakeholders and partners.
• Oversee regional Trainings of Health care workers on TEP delivery
• Site based mentorship for health care workers
• Formation and supervision of Quality Improvement committees; ensuring meetings are held.
• Oversee procurement of buffer laboratory commodities and medicines
• Assist in identifying key community stakeholders, leaders, and project activities
• Participate in community meetings, events, and forums to represent the project and build relationships with community members
• Distribute project information materials, such as brochures, leaflets, and fact sheets, to community members and stakeholders
• Support the organization and facilitation of community training sessions, workshops, and focus group discussions
• Assist in translating project materials and messages into local languages, as needed, to ensure accessibility and understanding
• Collaborate with district, health facility, COE and project staff to develop community engagement strategies and action plans aligned with project objectives
• Maintain accurate records of community engagement activities, including attendance lists, meeting minutes, and feedback forms
• Liaise with local authorities, community leaders, to coordinate project activities and ensure community buy-in
• Monitor community dynamics, trends, and developments that may impact project implementation or outcomes
• Provide support to and supervise community health care workers as needed to facilitate effective community engagement and participation
• Supervision of health unit management committee members
• Conduct Quarterly laboratory hub coordination meetings
• Monthly facility-community coordination meetings
• Supervise community outreaches
• CPDs scheduled and conducted at the site
• Conduct community follow ups
• Any other duties and may be assigned by the supervisor

Minimum Academic Qualifications:
• Diploma in Midwifery. Registration and up-to-date licensure with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council is a MUST

Additional Training
• Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Public health, Midwifery, OR Clinical Medicine
• HIV/AIDS Counselling Certificate
• Training in prevention of Mother-to-Child transmission of HIV
• Knowledge of health systems strengthening and infectious disease control

Minimum Experience and Exposure:
• Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience in managing HIV/ART, maternal and child health programs. Experience working in the region applied for, in program management or related roles, experience working on health-related projects in low resource settings are an added advantage.

Key Skills
• Fluency in the local languages: Luo (Gulu) and/or Ateso (Soroti)
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• Excellent leadership and team management abilities
• Effective communication and interpersonal skills
• Financial management and budgeting proficiency
• Analytical and problem-solving capabilities
• Motorcycle riding skills and a valid riding license

Other Qualities/Attributes:
• Ability to work collaboratively in a multicultural environment, flexibility and adaptability to changing project needs, commitment to transparency and accountability, dedication to achieving project objectives and improving health outcomes

Application procedure

Only qualified candidates who meet all the above requirements are invited to submit their resume, copies of certified academic certificates, testimonials and three referees, two of who should be the present employer / immediate supervisor or last employer if unemployed, or any other if it is the first employment being applied for. None of the referees should be a relative, friend or business associate. All referees' designations should be stated and contact details included i.e. physical address, telephone/ mobile numbers and email contacts.
All interested Candidates MUST fully fill the TASO Online Job Application Form, scan and save all the relevant documents as one document (labeled with candidate's full names) and forward only online applications with the relevant credentials to:
Please visit the TASO Website at www.tasouganda.org to access the detailed job advert. Also note that only applications received online shall be considered.
* Posting Date: May 14, 2024
* Closing Date: May 21, 2024 at 04:30 pm
While TASO appreciates all the interested applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. In case you do not hear from TASO Uganda One (01) month after the closing date, please consider yourself unsuccessful. *Please note that any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Date Posted: 2023-05-19




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