Jobs – Senior Programme Officer at Doctors with Africa CUAMM

Job Title: Senior Programme Officer

Doctors with Africa CUAMM was the first non-governmental organisation (NGO) in the field of healthcare to be officially recognised in Italy.  Doctors with Africa Cuamm is the largest italian body working to improve and safeguard the health of African populations.

Doctors with Africa CUAMM is implementing a 2 year extension of a health system strengthening project “Responding to Chronic Emergency in Karamoja IV” with support from UNICEF. The purpose of the project is to strengthen the health system in service planning and implementation leading to increased access to health services especially maternal, neonatal, nutrition and EMTCT services.

Job Summary:  The Senior Programme Officer will mainly mentor and coach project staff in project design, developing tools for M and E, carry out M and E activities and ensure that projects are implemented according to the work plans, travel to project sites to give technical support to project implementation, follow up scholarship beneficiaries, contribute to elaboration of periodic, annual and other reports of CUAMM, explore new partnerships, participate in operational research and calls for applications as needed and any other duties as may be requested.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The candidate should hold am MBChB or equivalent plus MPH, MSc HSM, MSc International Health, Msc Epidemiology or Msc Health Services Research or related equivalent degrees.
  • Past exposure and experience in sufficient project cycle management experience may be equated to a master’s degree.
  • Prior experience in HIV/AIDS programming including M and E and in the current HMIS, DHIS2 and SMS reporting will be a very strong advantage.

The complete applications with telephone contacts and contactable referees should be addressed or delivered to: The Country Representative, Doctors with Africa CUAMM, P.O. Box 7214 Kampala, Uganda or via Email to: uganda@cuamm.org

NB: Email applications must have the following subject: “RCEK Application August 2014.” Emails and attachments must not exceed 3MB otherwise they will be rejected by server.

Deadline: 1st September, 2014 by 5PM.

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