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Regional Program Coordinator x35

FHI 360

This is a Full-time position in Kampala posted June 16, 2022.

FHI 360 Jobs in Kampala Regional Program Coordinator x35 Carreer opportunities in Kampala vacancies in FHI 360 at Kampala

# Job Description

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving
lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our
staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic
development, civil society, gender, youth, research, and technology – creating
a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development
challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and
territories.
Project Description: Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control
Epic, a five-year global project funded by the U.S. Agency for International
Development USAID and implemented by FHI 360.
In Uganda, Epic supports Ministry of Health MOH and its partners to improve
COVID-19 vaccine uptake across the We are currently seeking qualified
candidates to fill the following positions below.
Regional Program Coordinator
Duration: locum for 120 working days
Reports: Senior Advisor for Vaccine Service Delivery
Number of positions: 35
Station: Epic-FHI 360 offices in Kampala, with frequent >75% travel to
various districts in Uganda.
Job Summary/Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Vaccine Service Delivery, the Regional
Program Coordinator will primarily be responsible for coordinating the
project’s regional and district level technical assistance activities. He/she
will closely work with the regional implementing partners to jointly identify
unfunded priorities for COVID-19 vaccine uptake as per the MOH mop-up plans
and work with the Epic Operations teams to ensure that appropriate inputs for
priorities are provided. S/he will represent Epic at regional and district
level coordination, planning and performance review meetings. These are
several positions based in various regions across the country.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Closely work and coordinate with regional implementing partners to ensure
that vaccine service delivery inputs are available to enable district teams
improve access to and availability of COVID-19 vaccines for all eligible
population groups Work with regional implementing partners to continuously
monitor daily vaccination data and district and subdistrict vaccination
coverage, strategies, approaches, indicators, and service delivery approaches
in assigned region; and anticipate pain points and proactively engage in
identifying solutions to support the districts in achieving their COVID-19
vaccination targets.
Work with regional partners to assist district teams to develop and update
micro plans, identify funding gaps, and collaborate with the Epic operations
team to effect payment for identified activities
• Work with the Epic Uganda knowledge management specialist to develop case
studies, success stories, reports and other documents required by the client
or FHI 360 HQ.
• Provide necessary advice on quality assurance and quality improvement
approaches to improve service delivery at vaccination sites.
• Proactively coordinate with Epic and FHI 360 operations and finance support
teams to ensure that field level inputs are provided in a timely and efficient
manner

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in health sciences or Social Sciences, and a masters or
higher qualification in public health, clinical medicine, epidemiology, or a
related field.
• At least 3 years’ experience supporting implementation of MOH programs at
regional level, preferably vaccination programs
Demonstrated experience in microplanning for improving coverage of vaccination
programs.
• Demonstrated experience in building capacity of regional and subnational
staff on various aspects of vaccination program.
• Experience in vaccine micro-planning, coordination of training, development
of guidelines, training materials and tools is highly desirable
• Experience in strengthening supportive supervision, quality assurance and
quality improvement desirable
• Ability to conduct and deliver thorough analysis, report writing and
dissemination of information to a broad range of audiences
• Experience with working on a donor-funded project preferred
• English fluency required.
Position open to Ugandan nationals or individuals who have the legal authority
to work in Uganda
The Field Program Activity Monitors will be based in various regions of the
country, with occasional travel to Epic-FHI 360 offices in Kampala

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Email:: [email protected]

Interested individuals are encouraged to send their application to
**[email protected]** as soon as possible and no later than 21
June 2022 at 5:00pm. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted

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