Regional Manager-central (internal Advert), Uganda

Uganda, Uganda, Uganda
Published 2023-05-27
Expires 2023-06-27
ID #1592854101
Regional Manager-central (internal Advert), Uganda
Uganda, Uganda, Uganda,
Published May 27, 2023

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Regional manager-central (internal advert)

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Pathfinder OverviewPathfinder International is a global leader in sexual and reproductive health. We place reproductive health care at the center of all that we do—believing that it is not only a fundamental human right, but is critical for expanding life opportunities for women, families, communities, and nations, and paving the way for transformations in environmental stewardship, decreases in population pressures, and innovations in poverty reduction. Pathfinder provides women, men, and adolescents with a range of quality health services—from contraception and maternal care to HIV prevention and AIDS care and treatment. Pathfinder strives to strengthen access to family planning, advocate for sound reproductive health policies, and, through all of our work, improve the rights and lives of the people we serve.Program OverviewPathfinder International is implementing a five-year Family Planning Activity (FPA) by the US Agency for International Development (USAID). As a lead implementing agency, Pathfinder with partners play a catalytic role in increasing access to modern contraception and reducing the unmet need for voluntary family planning services in Uganda.The FPA’s three Intermediate Result areas (IRs) are; Uganda leadership and coordination strengthened to support FPA; Positive social norms and behaviors enhanced to improve healthy timing and spacing of pregnancies; and access to quality FP increased; are implemented in 11 districts with three cluster offices in Hoima covering Kiryandongo, Buliisa, Kibale and Kyankwanzi; Fortportal cluster covering Kyegegwa, Kyenjojo, Ntoroko, and Bundibugyo; Masaka Cluster covering Gomba, Butambala and Rakai districts with head office located in Kampala.Pathfinder International as the lead, will work in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health, the national planning authority, National population council, Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social development, Ministry of Education, Youths’ organizations and Uganda Family planning consortium to accelerate progress toward Uganda’s commitments and objectives under FP and the country’s Vision strategy through strategic implementation, coordination and collaboration within these entities and across development and Implementing partners especially USG and non-USG partners especially those implementing Regional Health Integration to Enhanced Services.Position PurposeThe Cluster Regional Manager will plan and coordinate project activities at the health centers and other project catchments areas in collaboration with other stakeholders to ensure successful implementation and monitoring of the project. S/he will work closely with other technical teams to ensure integration of services where appropriate, and coordinate with District Activity Officers to ensure that meaningful relationship with the district are nurtured.Key Responsibilities Directly oversee the supervision of Civil Society Organizations implementing FPA interventions at the community level; coordinate with DAOs to ensure activity implementation, accurate and timely reporting, invoicing for milestones.Monitoring all the relevant project activities (project indicators quality control of Family Planning).Collaboration and networking with communities and other stakeholders in the Districts to ensure successful implementation and monitoring of the project.Prepare monthly and quarterly reports of all activities & forward the same to the Supervisor.Ensure linkage with M&E for compilation of data from the project sites and monthly service statistic data from Data teams.Liaise with Community teams for cross cutting issues and to ensure integration.Participate in support supervision of select facilities according to schedules drawn up by Health Management Teams.Coordinate On-the-Job Training (OJT) of all health service providers.Work with HMTs to facilitate tracing of RH/FP and MCH communities’ uptake.Work with DHMTs to ensure constant and regular supply of relevant supplies to the health facilities by the respective national bodies.Support DHMT/CUs to run health education on RH/FP/MCH in health facilities and communities.Work closely with DHMT and Health Facility Teams to promote all the activities at facility level.Perform any other duty assigned by the Supervisor.Contributing to Pathfinder’s business development efforts in the respective regions. Basic Requirements Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in public health; an MPH is highly desirable.Five years’ extensive hands-on experience in the field of reproductive health, family planning.Experience in public health management, training and capacity building. Experience in team supervisory is required.Training of Trainer skills are essential for this role.Experience providing technical assistance in MNCH, RH/FP services. Demonstrated collaborative approach including working with Government officials with good negotiation skills, diplomacy and tact.Good community mobilization skills.Ability to prioritize work according to importance and deadline while meeting conflicting work demands. Possesses initiative, patience, tact, and able to work with minimum supervision.Able to work under pressure.Good interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrates adaptability and flexibility in all aspects of working.Ability to work effectively in a team and support others in their work. Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, internet etc.Fluency in English and local language.Familiarity with the political, social, economic and cultural context of working in the region. Closes: 11th May

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