• Program Coordinator , Iganga , Wakiso, Mukono

    Location UG | UG
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/23/2018 2:48 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-3446
    Experience (Years)
    5
  • Overview

    The Program Coordinators will work under The Challenge Initiative (TCI)- Tupange Pamoja project funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The program focuses on the rapid expansion of urban family planning programs leveraging a matching challenge fund to scale up of urban family planning programs. The Program Coordinator will ensure technical, programmatic and financial planning, execution and monitoring of district/municipality program designs and TCI activities in designated geographies of Iganga, Wakiso, Mukono Districts.

    Responsibilities

    • Build the capacity of the geographies to implement TCI high impact interventions through TCI’s technical coaching approach, including rolling out TCI University tools within designated geographies
    • Support geography MOH Program Implementation Teams (PITs) to do landscape, prepare, review, implement and modify geography program designs and budgets
    • Facilitate, review and synthesize geography activity / monthly/quarterly data and progress reports to identify lessons, challenges as well as coaching needs.
    • Ensure quality and fidelity of implementation of TCI interventions by PITs /coaches including adaptation as appropriate to fit local context, guidelines and annual plans
    • In consultation with Country Lead, coordinate and manage geography trainers, coaches and Sisi-kwa-sisi teams including mentoring /coaching of these teams and routing coaching requests accordingly (Services & Supply, Demand or Advocacy)
    • Support the monitoring and tracking of monthly deliverables and verification of the same (as per FAA/program designs) including supporting financial tracking of TCI and geography commitments
    • Conduct and support advocacy and marketing of TCI model to appropriate stakeholders within the geography and working with local FP/TCI champions within budget cycles to ensure continued FP resource commitment(s).
    • Support geographies to leverage and coordinate with other FP stakeholders and implementers within the geography including supporting wider diffusion of TCI model/interventions among local stakeholders
    • Foster intra and inter geography sharing of best practices and rewarding of high performers in collaboration with PITs
    • Represent TCI interests in the geography including participation in local govt. Technical Working Groups
    • Support implementation of monitoring, evaluation, research and learning activities as per Tupange for Better Cities strategy.
    • Ensure timely submission of project progress reports, best practices and MSC’s.
    • Work with country / local TCI AYSRH Officer(s) to effectively deploy AYSRH interventions in participating geographies

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Social Sciences or related field. Post-graduate training is an advantage.
    • Minimum of 5 years of relevant working experience in implementing RH/FP programs
    • Experience working with Donor / private-sector funded programs Field orientation and experience in Reproductive Health / Family Planning programming.
    • Proven experience working with MOH and government’s staff and systems, particularly in area of Reproductive Health / Family Planning.
    • Demonstrated technical and programmatic understanding of national RH/FP issues
    • Good understanding of FP/RH and Health related issues, with a district focus is necessary.
    • Experience working in a busy office within the private sector especially with an international organization
    • Computer skills including demonstrated hands on-experience with MS Word, MS Power Point, and MS Excel.
    • Proficiency in both written and spoken English

    Preferred Qualifications

    Candidates who are flexible to work in Iganga, Wakiso, Mukono Districts

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