Jobs in Uganda - Program Officer - Field Operations Job at RTI International

Program Officer - Field Operations Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 04 May 2021

Hiring Organization: RTI International

Job Details:

USAID's Act to End Neglected Tropical Diseases i East is a five-year program led by RTI International (RTI). The program supports national governments to reach NTD control and elimination goals through proven, cost-effective public health interventions and also provides critical support to countries in their journey to self-reliance, helping them to create sustainable programming for NTD control within robust and resilient health systems.
We are seeking qualified and passionate individual to join our team in the role below:
Job Title: Program Officer - Field Operations
Full Part Time: Full time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Location: Kampala, Uganda
Reporting to: Deputy Chief of Party


Purpose of the Job
The primary function of the Program Officer, Field Operations is to provide programmatic support to Act East partners, sub grantees and district local governments during planning, implementation, and monitoring of Act to End NTDs! East program activities. The Program Officer will work closely with the Deputy Chief of Party, the MERLA specialist, the Logistics and Procurement Specialist and the Finance Manager to support effective implementation of Act East contributions to the national NTD program. .

Essential Duties:
• Program Planning/ Development/Coordination
• Information Processing
• Management and Administrative Tasks


Minimum Required Education & Experience
• Master's Degree in public health, social sciences and at least 3 years of experience or a Bachelor's degree and at least 6 years of program management experience. Additional training and/or experience in NTDs is a requirement
Skills & Abilities
Skills and abilities required to perform the essential job duties of this job are listed below. An addendum that clarifies additional skills and abilities for incumbents in this job may be used in addition to this description
• Demonstrated experience in the implementation of community-based programs.
• Extensive field experience in targeted districts and solid understanding of the realities and complexities of working in hard-to-reach Villages with marginalized and disadvantaged groups
• Demonstrated experience in managing M&E activities
• Candidate with working experience with USAID funded program or ATI Projects will be preferred


Job Qualifications : Not Specified

Application procedure

If you would like to take up this dynamic position, please send an updated CV including three work related referees together with a cover letter (as one document ONLY) to the Human Resources & Administration Manager by email to HR@ug-ntd.rti.org).
Emails should not exceed 2MB. Applicants must include the "Program Officer-Field Operations" as the subject line of their email. The closing date for submitting applications is Tuesday, 04th May 2021. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Please get the detailed Job description of the above position from HR@ug-ntd.rti.org
Equal Employment Opportunity
RTI is committed to the principles of workplace diversity. Qualified women and disabled people are encouraged to apply. We do appreciate your interest in working with us. However, due to a large number of applicants only short-listed candidates shall be contacted for interviews through e-mail within two weeks of the deadline.

Date Posted: 2021-04-30

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