Project Officer job at Center for Health Human Rights and Development (CEHURD

Vacancy title:
Project Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Care , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Center for Health Human Rights and Development (CEHURD

Deadline of this Job:
22 October 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Arua , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, October 15, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Center for Health Human Rights and Development (CEHURD in collaboration with National Forum of People Living with HIV/AIDS Networks Uganda (NAFOPHANU) and Uganda Harm Reduction Network (UHRN) are implementing a Global fund project titled: Supporting Uganda’s Response to HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis Reduction Strategy (UGA-C-TASO).

Job Title : Project Officer
No of Vacancy : 01
Terms : Contract basis based on performance
Reports to : Project Coordinator
Location : Arua

Job purpose: The project Officer will be responsible for supporting and strengthening the districts, health facilities and community systems for sustainable uptake of responsive HIV/AIDS, TB, and Malaria services in the supported districts

Minimum academic Qualifications
• Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences, Project Planning and Management, Community Health or related discipline from a recognized Institution, Master’s Degree is an added advantage.
• A minimum of 2 years’ experience in integrating health service delivery into community structures.
• 2 years’ experience of providing HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment with one year supporting donor funded projects.
• 2 years’ professional experience working effectively with MOH, District and Community Health structures in HIV Prevention.
• Exercise high level of integrity

Job Descriptions and Responsibilities:
• Develop activity plans with evidence-based approaches to reach community with HIV/TB prevention interventions and linkage to Care and Treatment.
• Collaborate with the District and health facility HIV/TB/ Malaria focal persons to coordinate the planning, implementation, and monitoring of HIV/TB /Malaria services in the districts
• Mentor and provide technical assistance to community networks on the delivery of layered HIV/TB/Malaria service packages.
• Prepare and share timely periodic performance progress reports on HIV/TB prevention, care and treatment interventions.
• Support in compilation and submission of accurate and timely facility health management information system (HMIS) reports and programmatic reports in line with the project objectives.
• Ensure timely submission of activity reports and timesheets
• Support effective forecast, timely ordering, reporting, and accounting for the logistics/commodities required
• Participate in identification, implementation, and documentation of continuous quality improvement activities for HIV/TB programs
• 9. Establish and strengthen effective collaborations and partnerships with the district leadership, healthcare providers and communities to ensure a coordinated and harmonized HIV response.
Skills and competences
• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
• Excellent report writing, organizational, coordination and communication skills
• 3. Proven ability to set priorities, multi-task, and work collaboratively as well as independently
• Excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills is a must
• Ability to engage professionally and respectively with partners, Health care providers and the Community
• Experience in technical proposal writing
• Timely reporting
• Computer skills especially Word processing, Excel spread sheet and power point.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


Job application procedure
Interested candidates can submit their application to and copy in and Subject: Position applied for or can be hand delivered to NAFOPHANU head office located at Plot 213 Sentema Road, Mengo
Deadline for Submission: 22 October, 2021
People Living with HIV are particularly encouraged to apply

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Job Info
Job Category: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 22 October 2021
Duty Station: Arua
Posted: 15-10-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 15-10-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 15-10-2065
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