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Program Assistant


This is a Full-time position in Kampala posted December 16, 2021.

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# Job Description

Jhpiego is an international non-profit health organization affiliated with the
Johns Hopkins University. For more than 45 years, Jhpiego has empowered front-
line health workers by designing and implementing effective, low-cost, hands-
on solutions to strengthen the delivery of health care services for women and
their families. By putting evidence-based health innovations into everyday
practice, Jhpiego works to break down barriers to high-quality health care for
the world’s most vulnerable populations. Jhpiego, implementing a number of
projects in Uganda, wishes to recruit an eLearning officer for the Health
Workforce for the 21st Century Project HW21.
HW21 is a five-year Health Resources and Services Administration
HRSA-funded initiative supporting high HIV burden countries to meet 95-95-95
goals by 2030 by building competent and confident health workers and
effectively supporting governments to employ, deploy, and retain them. HW21 is
closing health workforce gaps to increase access for people living with HIV
PLHIV to testing, care, treatment and support to ensure sustained viral
suppression. In Uganda, HW21 will support HRSA, the U.S. Center for Disease
Control and Prevention CDC, and the Government of Uganda in this effort by
creating communities of practice through telementoring and case-based learning
for providers at facility level via the ECHO© model.

Position: Program Assistant
Reports to: Program Officer
Location: Kampala, Uganda
Positions supervised: N/A

Responsibilities of Program Assistant:
• Coordinate and support program, financial, and administrative functions
of the HW21 team and country program such that activities are implemented
according to plans and in a timely fashion
• Assist with preparation, monitoring and tracking of project budgets.
• Ensure that required technical and administrative reports are submitted in a
timely way. Assist program and administrative staff and consultants to produce
letters, documents, reports and presentations and materials for distribution.
• Responsible for recording and disseminating program meeting minutes Assist
with organization of meetings, field visits, and other project activities.
• Assist with maintaining the project management calendar and keeping it up-
• Assist in preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual work plans including
ensuring that the Project Monitoring and Management System.
• Perform other programmatic and administrative duties as assigned by
supervisor to ensure smooth functioning and achievement of project goals as

Person specifications:
1\. A bachelors degree in relevant areas – Bachelor of Business
Administration, office management.
2\. At least one-year experience in a similar position in an international or
large local organization.
3\. Effective organizational skills and ability to handle a large volume of
work in an efficient and timely manner
4\. Knowledge of donor funded projects.
5\. Fluent English both spoken and written.
6\. Strong computer skills including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
7\. Willingness to work long hours and frequent travel.

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Email:: [email protected]

Jhpiego is an equal Opportunity employer. Interested candidates should send
their CVs to **[email protected]** specifying the position of
interest. Deadline for submissions as 31st December 2021

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