OVC Program Manager (01 position)

OVC Program Manager (01 position)

Reports to: Team Leader

Job Summary: The OVC program Manager will provide administrative and technical oversight, operational coordination and management including; planning, implementation, capacity enhancement, monitoring/evaluation and reporting on delivery of high quality OVC care and support services in the 7 districts supported by MDMS.

Department: Masaka Diocesan Medical Services Ltd
Project Location(s): Uganda, Masaka

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Serve as the lead for the project implementation, overseeing all programming and coordination of programming, and ensure strong communication and coordination with and between all project members as a means to effectively achieve program objectives
  • Provide regular support supervision, coaching and mentoring to the program team across the districts under the
  • Lead the planning of project activities and set high quality performance targets ensuring adherence to technical standards, best practices and donor
  • Use appropriate project management tools to plan, review and track progress on project implementation as well as on the utilization of project resources
  • Work with the Team Leader to identify and respond to donors needs and other requirements from WEI-ICYD
  • Preparing and submitting periodic reports as per the organizational, government and donor requirements with approval from the Team
  • Leads the development and execution of project work plans and budgets for the implementation of quality OVC activities.
  • Coordinate with other NGO or similar organization to ensure complementarity of the project
  • Conduct regular project meetings to ensure issues are raised and addressed and encourage reflection on project progress and learning for
  • Promoting quality and cost-effective interventions and outcomes while maintaining high standards of stewardship and accountability for all activity resources
  • Overseeing achievement of OVC performance targets in line with technical standards, best practices and donor
  • Continuously documenting new developments in OVC programming and align them to proposed
  • Strengthening reporting on OVC activities through National OVC Management Information System in the

Job Requirements

  • A Master’s degree in public health, Social work, or other social science or field of study related to project scope of work required. A bachelor’s degree with an additional post graduate diploma in a relevant field, from a recognized institution can also be considered as an equivalent
  • At least 5years’ experience working on a large project and experience with PEPFAR funded programs/projects is an added
  • Demonstrated ability in programming in general, designing, coordinating, and implementing OVC/Youth HIV
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain partnerships with government
  • Ability to represent the organization at different
  • Hands-on, budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting

Submission of application:

Hand deliver your application letter together with relevant academic documents, photocopy of national ID, an updated CV indicating 3 recognized referees, their addresses and functioning telephone contacts. The deadline for the submission of the application is 6th November 2021

The Applications should be addressed to:

The Diocesan Health Coordinator Masaka Diocese

P.O. Box 14 Masaka-Uganda

Tel: +256 786 814912



Our Vision

“A Diocese with health institutions that meets all health needs of the population without any discrimination.”

Our Mission

“Toprovide sustainable quality health servicesin continuation of Christ’s healing Ministry through strategic partnerships”

Core Values
  1. God first
  2. High respect for human life
  3. Non-discrimination
  4. Client centered
  5. Transparency and Accountability
  6. Mutual respect and Team work
  7. Compliance to quality standards

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