Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) Project Manager  – Humanity & Inclusion ~ Jobs in Uganda

Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) Project Manager  – Humanity & Inclusion ~ Jobs in Uganda

Organization: Humanity Inclusion

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Operations
Coordinator

Handicap
International Federation (operating under the name Humanity & Inclusion) is
an independent and impartial aid and development organisation working in
situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside
disabled and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs, improve
their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental
rights.

The WISH2ACTION
Consortium – Integrated Sexual Health for Women brings together five leading
organizations, internationally recognized in their field, to offer inclusive,
diversified, innovative and integrated Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH)
services in 16 countries to 2.2 million people. users. The WISH2ACTION
Operational Model is a comprehensive and integrated approach to ensuring
equitable access to family planning and sexual and reproductive health and
rights (SRHR), giving priority to the most underserved women and girls, young
people under 20, very poor and marginalized populations (including people with
disabilities, those displaced or affected by a humanitarian crisis, and people living
in hard-to-reach areas). The five members of the WISH Consortium are:

  • The
    International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)
  • Marie
    Stopes International (MSI).
  • International
    Rescue Committee (IRC).
  • Development
    Media International (DMI)
  • Humanity
    & Inclusion (formerly Handicap International) (HI)

In Uganda, the
leader of the Consortium is IPPF member association Reproductive Health Uganda,
and HI has positioned itself in a technical support and coaching position to
improve accessibility and inclusion of health services linked to sexual and
reproductive health in project intervention areas. HI will train, coach and
advise the teams of partners and healthcare providers. There are therefore
different issues inherent in the implementation of activities by a
multi-country and multi-partner consortium but also in technical support
(training, monitoring, advice, etc.).

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Under the supervision of the Operations
Coordinator and in direct coordination with HI International Project Management
Unit and National Consortium Management Committee, the Project Manager will:

Ensure operational
implementation of the project (project cycle management) and technical
supervision

  • Coordinate
    the implementation of the project following the different steps of the project
    cycle in close coordination with partners, national and local authorities;
  • Implement
    directly activities falling under PM responsibilities;
  • Support
    technically project implementation;
  • Ensure
    appropriate monthly, quarterly, half-year and yearly planning of the project
    activities;
  • Ensure
    project indicators follow and develop adapted tools to do so;
  • Carry
    out support and follow-up missions in the zones of intervention;
  • Identify
    implementation challenges and propose appropriate solutions / adjustments;
  • Develop
    and timely submit internal and external project reports respecting donor’s requirements
    and quality standards;
  • Pilot
    monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning processes related to the
    project;
  • Facilitate
    cooperation and synergies with other HI teams (mutual planning and resources
    sharing);
  • Ensure
    coordination between project team and technical unit through support requests
    and regular meetings according to the needs to ensure intervention quality;
  • Pilot
    external evaluations processes and ensure recommendations implementation.

Ensure proper
coordination with partners and other external stakeholders

  • Regularly
    inform and exchange with national project lead on project level of
    implementation, challenges met and solutions proposed;
  • Ensure
    respect of partnership agreement with national project lead;
  • Represent
    the project towards external partners, local and national;
  • Represent
    HI in the different coordination platforms;
  • Contribute
    to partners’ capacity building according to identified needs and project

Ensure administrative
and financial management of the project

  • Together
    with support services:
  • Endorse
    budget holder responsibilities;
  • Establish
    annual budgetary planning and monthly treasury forecasts;
  • Ensure
    proper and regular follow-up of project’s expenses, analyse discrepancies,
    anticipate evolutions and propose budgetary adjustments;
  • Ensure
    proper storage of project documentation;
  • Ensure
    respect of internal and donors financial procedures (eligibility and
    flexibility rules);
  • Support
    the financial manager in the development of financial reports;
  • Ensure
    respect of procurement and service provision procedures (logistics).

Manage and support
project team

  • Ensure
    support and management of the project team;
  • Ensure
    development and evaluation of the individual objectives of the project team;
  • Participate
    to the recruitment of the team members if needed, respecting HI human resources
    standards and procedures;
  • Contribute
    to staff’s capacity building through skills and knowledge transfer;
  • Ensure
    appropriate flow and coordination of information between project team and other
    HI services;
  • Ensure
    development and follow-up of individual action plans.

Ensure proper
external Representation and Coordination in his/her field of expertise

  • Support
    other project teams intervening in the PM fields of expertise on technical
    aspects (indicators development, training plans, proposal writing…)
  • Participate
    to needs assessments in appropriate fields of expertise;
  • Contribute
    to new project design and to programme strategic development reflexion.

Responsibility:
Respect of HI identity, rules and policies

  • Aim: HI
    identity, ethic, rules and procedures are respected
  • Benchmark:
    HI code of conduct and ethic, HI mandate and values, HI rules and operating
    procedure, HI policies are known, understood, applied and respected by the PM
    and her/his team

In coordination with
the Human resources manager and the Field coordinator:

  • Know,
    understand, apply and respect HI code of conduct and ethics, HI mandate and
    values, HI rules and operating procedure, HI policies (child protection policy,
    policy and mechanism for the prevention of and fight against bribery, the protection
    of beneficiaries from sexual exploitation and abuse policy) and make sure they
    are known, understood, applied and respected by its team
  • Know,
    understand, apply and respect HI security rules and make sure they are known,
    understood and applied by her/his team.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The
    applicant for the Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH)Project Manager job placement must hold a Master’s degree in
    Public health or a related field
  • A post
    graduate diploma in project planning and management
  • Bachelor’s
    degree in nursing, midwifery, medicine or public health
  • At least
    5 years of relevant work experience working with project management for SRH,
    ideally working on joint projects with international partners and/or health
    cluster partners.
  • At least
    2 year of practical experience in Project Management.
  • At least
    2 years of professional experience in SRHR related fields
  • Project
    cycle management and related tools and methodologies;
  • Planning,
    monitoring and evaluation tools and systems
  • Proven
    Budget planning and monitoring skills
  • Knowledge
    of the Health Sector in Uganda
  • Capacity
    building, training and coaching skills
  • Perfect
    fluency in English: written and spoken and strong writing skills;
  • Very
    familiar with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and internet
  • SBCC
    tool development experience

Personal Qualities:

  • Proven
    managerial skills
  • Proven
    representation experience;
  • Ability
    to work under high pressure;
  • Strong
    interpersonal and intercultural skills
  • Good
    communication and networking skills
  • Strong
    interest in the fields related to HI mandate

Starting Date: 1st
August 2020

Length of contract:
12 months

Basic Salary: UGX
5,696,889

  • Humanity
    and Inclusion is an Equal Opportunity Employer, we encourage females and
    persons with disabilities to apply to become a part of our organization.
  • HI staff
    must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the Code of Conduct. In
    accordance with these values, HI operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary
    Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti-fraud,
    bribery, and corruption.
  • HI does
    not solicit funds in exchange for employment opportunities.

If you feel you meet
the requirements, please send an updated CV (3 pages max, including three
professional referees current and/or past line managers) with a cover letter as
One Document to HR department at recruitment@uganda.hi.org indicating the
position applied. Any efforts to influence the recruitment process will lead to
automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 12th July 2020 by 5:00pm

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