The Program Assistant will support timely implementation and delivery of project activities for the behavioral health intervention that includes CETA and the Mental Health ECHO. The Program Assistant is needed to provide programmatic and administrative support to the technical team in the implementation of the project activities. He/she should be strong in data analysis and take on a data driven approach to program implementation.
Coordinate and support program, financial, and administrative functions of the CETA, Mental Health ECHO and country program such that activities are implemented according to plans and in a timely fashion.
Support data management for supported health facilities to ensure timely reporting.
Coordinate with the MHSA division ECHO focal person to schedule and host the National Mental Health ECHO.
Assist with preparation, monitoring and tracking of project budgets.
Ensure that required technical and administrative reports and presentations are submitted in a timely way.
Responsible for recording and disseminating program meeting minutes.
Assist with organization of meetings, field visits, and other project activities.
Assist in preparation of monthly, and quarterly 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 required.
Experience & Skills
A bachelor’s degree in relevant areas – Bachelor of social sciences, public health, population studies.
At least three years’ experience in a similar position in an international or large local organization.
Experience working with Ministry of Health and/or partners in the National Mental Health Technical working group.
Experience in data management including entry and analysis is a MUST.
Effective organizational skills and ability to handle a large volume of work in an efficient and timely manner Fluent English both spoken and written.
Strong computer skills including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Willingness to work long hours and frequent travels
For additional information about Jhpiego, visit our website at: www.jhplego.org
Interested applicants should send a CV and cover letter, indicating why they are most suitable for this placement, attach academic documents in PDF as one document to the following address: Uganda-Recruitment@Jhpiego.org CC Uganda.CountryOffice@Jhpiego.org
Please indicate the Position you are applying for and your name in the email subject line. Hand delivered applications will not be considered.
Deadline for submission is Friday, December 23, 2022 at 4:00pm
To apply for this job email your details to Recruitment@Jhpiego.org