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Program Manager Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS, Uganda

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  1. Maxence Melo

    Maxence Melo JF Founder Staff Member

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    The Health, Nutrition & HIV Programme Manager will be accountable for the overall operational and technical programme management of the Health, Nutrition & HIV program portfolio.

    Job Purpose: As the Health, Nutrition & HIV Programme Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for the overall Health, Nutrition & HIV strategy, policy and practice to increase capacity of staff, civil society organisations, government and other stakeholders for improved Health, Nutrition & HIV programme delivery country-wide. This will include leading effective implementation of planned strategic objectives for Health, Nutrition & HIV, program quality improvement, documentation and proposal development to mobilize new resources and advising Management regarding development of this program area.

    Academic back ground, Experience & Person Specifications;

    • A minimum of Bachelors degree in Public Health , Health Sciences, Nursing, Development Studies, or a relevant field. Graduate or post-graduate training in public health, epidemiology, project planning & management, monitoring and evaluation , community development & research or a related field is an added advantage.
    • A minimum of 8 years relevant working experience with at least 3 years at management level in an international NGO.
    • Experience in Health, Nutrition & HIV programming.
    • Working knowledge of programming and policy development.
    • A professional progression towards increasing technical responsibilities.
    • Strategic management skills.
    • Computer literacy skills & MS Office applications, word, excel, PowerPoint, Spreadsheets.
    • Representational, advocacy and diplomatic skills, including experience of building personal networks at a senior level, resulting in securing new opportunities for the organisation.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in a team environment.
    • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children strategy, vision, mission, values and principles; good understanding and commitment to principles of child rights and child protection .
    • Ability and willingness to undertake periodic field travel to up-country and in insecure areas.
    Application information; Applications with detailed CVs indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors and copies of academic testimonials/ certificates should be submitted to;

    The Head of Human Resources & Administration
    Save the Children in Uganda
    Plot 68/70, Kiira Road
    P O Box 12018

    Or on email:

    Applications Closing Date: Friday, 04 November 2011

    Note: The positions will remain open until they are filled. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity.

    Save the Children in Uganda is an equal opportunity employer, female staff are encouraged to apply.