Regional Orphans & Vulnerable Children (OVC) Manager Employment Opportunity – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Regional Orphans & Vulnerable Children (OVC) Manager Employment Opportunity – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Job Title:      Regional Orphans &Vulnerable Children (OVC) Manager

Organisation: Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Project Manager

About US:

Rakai Health Sciences Program is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery organization. It strives to improve the quality of life of the local population through a combination of community based research, curative services and prevention strategies in the District of Rakai, South Western Uganda. It is based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute – Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai District.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Manage the training of OVC implementers in the region
  • Tasked with coordinating with various stakeholders in the region
  • Ensure that there is completeness of reporting through OVCMIS and all other platforms.
  • Responsible for the supervision of OVC activities in the region
  • Develops and submits necessary applications to funding agencies
  • Provides oversight over the budgeting functions (development of regional budgets, budget review, absorption of funds)
  • Oversight over all necessary sub-granting to partners
  • Keenly monitor implementation of regional work-plans

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the Regional Orphans &Vulnerable Children (OVC) Manager job placement should preferably hold a Master’s degree in Public Health, Health Services Research, Humanities field
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in successfully implementing OVC programs
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to ride is an added advantage
  • Willingness to work in rural settings

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their applicationletter, valid academic documents and detailed resume (CV) with three recognizable referees to:

The Human Resource Manager,

Rakai Health Sciences Program,

P.O. Box 279, Kalisizo, Rakai, Uganda


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Deadline: 28th April 2017

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