Jobs in Uganda - Program Officer - Road to Hope Job at Palliative Care Association of Uganda (PCAU)

Program Officer - Road to Hope Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 03 April 2021

Hiring Organization: Palliative Care Association of Uganda (PCAU)

JOB DETAILS:
The Palliative Care Association of Uganda (PCAU) is the national association for palliative care providers in Uganda. It was registered as a Non-Governmental Organization in 2003 with a vision to extend palliative care to all patients and families in need in Uganda. The association is composed of 1200 individual members and 24 member organizations. PCAU coordinates civil society efforts and works closely with the government of Uganda to strengthen the integration of palliative care services within the health care system across the country.
PCAU seeks to recruit a dynamic professional with the requisite ability to manage a program for Orphans and other Vulnerable Children (OVC). The officer shall coordinate interventions of a program supporting child caregivers following the chronic sickness or death of the parent(s) and/ or the child’s primary guardian. The detailed job description can be accessed on the PCAU website: https://pcauganda.org  .

Required Competence and Qualifications.
• Must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and Social Administration, Social Sciences and other related fields.
• Should have Post Graduate qualifications in fields of Project Planning and Management or Public Health.
• Should have at least 3 years of relevant work experience in a reputable organization preferably a Non-Government Organization (NGO) and direct experience with government and donor representatives.
• Demonstrable experience in Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) issues will be an added advantage.
• Must he dynamic, persuasive and convincing, self-motivated, and able to demonstrate a high level of initiative.
• Have key personal competencies in team and communication skills, networking, and partnership skills


Job Responsibilities: Not Specified


Job Skills : Not Specified


Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Application procedure

PCAU as a responsible employer is committed to providing competitive employment terms, attractive salary, and health insurance to successful candidates with the right qualifications, competencies, experience, and skills.
All qualified and interested candidates should send their cover letter, updated CV, and copies of academic papers as one document in PDF of not more than 2MB. Ensure to provide at least three work-related referees.
Direct your applications to,
The Country Director,
Palliative Care Association of Uganda
P.0 Box 34935, Kampala-Uganda
Email: pcau.admin@pcau.org.ug 
The deadline for receiving applications is 3rd April 2021
Only successful candidates will he contacted. Any form of solicitation, peddling ‘backdoor’ attempt, of whatsoever nature, to influence the selection process in one’s favor will automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate.

Date Posted: 2021-03-24

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