JOB OPENING: MULTIPLE JOBS

TPO Uganda is a local Ugandan NGO that has been operating in the country for 27 years. Our programs comprise interventions organised around the following themes: Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Care and protection of OVC; child protection, livelihoods support, response and prevention of all forms of violence against women and children as well as emergency response and humanitarian action. TPO Uganda is active in over 45 districts in the region and is a member of several partnerships and coordination mechanisms in the country.

TPO Uganda is now seeking person

 

1. Position:

Community Linkages Coordinator

Accelerating and Sustaining HIV Epidemic Control and Related Diseases in Bunyoro Region in the Republic of Uganda under PEPFAR/CDC RFA-GH20-2065 / (ACE-Bunyoro).

Reports to:

Systems Strengthening Specialist (Project Coordinator)

Location:

Kakukiro (1 person)

Responsibilities Related to project implementation

  • Provide technical support to District/Sub-county health teams and health facilities as per project design & work plan.
  • Adapt, translate existing HIV&TB IEC messages into local language, print and disseminate
  • Work with the M&E staff to ensure there is onsite mentorship for HFs and CBOs on documentation, analysis, utilization, and reporting on CFF indicators
  • Participate in Bi-Annual Joint HF and Community DQAs organized by Baylor on (METS, DHT, MOH and Baylor staff)
  • Support Screening for GBV or IPV at all index testing sites & points, provide immediate first line response to any disclosure of violence and actively refer for timely post-violence clinical
  • Train and mentor Health Workers and community workers at CBO on HIV case management, the linkage package, early retention, and active bi-directional
  • Plan, coordinate and monitor the functionality of the community–facility & facility community referral & linkages
  • Support CBOs on selection, identification, and training of Community Health Workers to ensure functionality of the community –facility & facilitate community referral &
  • Work closely with District/Sub-county health teams and health facilities to establish community-based structures that will create demand for HIV/AIDS care, treatment, Nutrition, and PMTCT and TB/HIV
  • Supervise & support CBOs to conduct referrals, follow ups and community HIV
  • Provide technical assistance to Community Health Workers (CHWs) and health facilities to strengthen community-facility linkages aimed at improving patient adherence, retention, self- management, and psychosocial services.
  • Support CBOs/CSOs in the implementation of community approaches, documenting best practices for community engagement, linkages and HIV prevention at community level

Person Specifications:

  • A degree in health-related field, Public Health, HIV programming, project management with 2 years’ experience or bachelor’s degree in any of the above fields plus 5 years’
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS issues within the target
  • Excellent verbal and written English language
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to relate to culturally diverse staff and
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Experience working in the health systems strengthening projects is an added advantage

2. Position:

Administration Assistant

Reporting to:

Finance & Administration Officer

Location:

Kyangwali (1 person)

Job Purpose

The purpose of this position is to provide support to programmatic, Finance and Administration function of TPO Uganda – Field Office. The Administrative Assistant (AA) is responsible for providing administrative and supportive services at TPO Uganda field office in order to ensure effective and efficient operations

Responsibilities Related to project implementation

  • Support in preparing correspondences, reports and other documents as
  • Maintain office files; incoming and outgoing
  • Maintain cleanliness of the office and liaise with the Cook to make sure staffs receive meals on
  • Prepare schedules and agenda for monthly staff S/he will also prepare and distribute minutes of such meetings in a timely manner.
  • Follow up on documents dispatched between field office and TPO HQ through bus courier
  • Support project teams in administrative, budgeting and cash flow
  • Coordinate repair of office equipment (computers, motor bikes, water system, etc).
  • Support FAO in filing vouchers & requisitions as well as stamp ‘PAID’
  • Provide support to procurement committee to ensure timely
  • Assist FAO to manage & control organizational assets, stocks and
  • Ensure operations conform to the internal control systems of TPO
  • Provide efficient and effective office management; through front desk services; and guide visitors to the office accordingly.
  • Support field-based activities such as prepare for training, survey, assessments,
  • Support social workers in the procurement of programme items per Sub-county and requests
  • Participate in project quarterly review meetings organized by social workers at Sub-county level from time to time.
  • Once in a while, participate in community level meetings, dialogue sessions and interface with other service providers alongside the social workers to enhance learning and value for
  • Participate in staff weekly and monthly meetings; and provide updates on administrative
  • Participate in other project activities as and when required to do
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the Supervisor from time to

Person Specifications:

A Diploma or Degree in Accounting/Finance knowledge and with experience of at least one year.

 

How to apply:

  • Please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees and a table showing your past 3-year salary history to: Human Resources Manager,
    TPO Uganda, P.O Box 21646
    Kampala, Uganda,
    email:
    info@tpoug.org or hand deliver is most preferable to Plot 652, Block 257, Wamala Close, Munyonyo

Deadline: January 7, 2022.

TPO Uganda is committed to ensure safeguarding of children and adults from harm and is an equal opportunities employer that does not discriminate on any basis.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, thus, if you do not hear from us by 14th January 2022, you are not considered.