Project Manager – Neglected Tropical Diseases – Uganda

Project Manager – Neglected Tropical Diseases

Country/Region: Uganda Country Office

Location: Moroto

Organization: Save the Children International

Join us to lead lasting change for children:

  • Be part of a GLOBAL and DIVERSIFIED technical community
  • Get EXPOSURE in many different contexts
  • Test and scale INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS
  • Influencing policies that affect MILLIONS OF CHILDREN

OVERVIEW

Are you passionate about being a child advocate? Do you want to use your expertise to bring lasting change for children and be part of an inspiring and dynamic global movement?

The Project Manager, Neglected Tropical Diseases will support the development of integration plans, engagement and mobilization of other sectors to accelerate progress towards the control of trachoma, schistosomiasis (SCH) and helminths transmitted by soil (STH) under the law to end NTDs | East program. The law to end NTDs | The East Program is a five-year activity led by RTI International in partnership with Ministries of Health of participating countries, and supports endemic countries to plan, implement and fund solutions to address NTDs using health interventions. proven and cost-effective public health. SC is a member of the law to end NTDs and focuses on providing technical support for cross-sectoral coordination.

Sound interesting? Read more below

THE ROLE

Key areas of responsibility include:

To be successful in this role, you will bring/possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in public health, nursing, nutrition, environmental/community health or related fields. A master’s degree would be an added advantage.

  • A minimum of three years of experience.

  • A good understanding of local government systems, previous work experience in Karamoja would be an added advantage.

  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills, including direct and indirect dealings with government officials and other partners/stakeholders at different levels.

  • Demonstrated ability to work productively in a fast-paced, fast-paced environment, and to work under pressure to tight deadlines.

  • Fluency in written and spoken English is a requirement.

  • Willingness to commit to the goals, values ​​and principles of Save the Children

Application information:

Please apply using a cover letter and an up-to-date CV in one document. Please also include details of your current compensation and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found on careers

We must keep children safe so that our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to protecting children from abuse.

Application ends August 8, 2022 at midnight Uganda time.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the most qualified talent. Persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any fees at any stage of the recruitment process and does not work through recruitment agents.

OUR CONVICTION IN DIVERSITY

Save the Children International is committed to creating a truly inclusive, effective and representative organizational culture, encouraging equity and diversity among its employees and eliminating unlawful discrimination. We want our employees to be truly representative of all sections of society. Having a diverse profile of employees, different age groups, backgrounds, cultures, disabilities, gender identities and expressions, sexual orientation, etc., including a range of different experiences and abilities helps us better understand, represent and serve our beneficiaries. We are guided by our values ​​in everything we do and recognize that being a diverse and inclusive employer helps us fulfill our responsibility to make a difference for children around the world.

How to register

Please follow this link to apply: https://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=YS50YW1iYS40MDMxMC4xMjE4NUBzYXZldGhlY2hpbGRyZW5hby5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

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