Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is an international non-profit, public health organisation with headquarters in the USA, whose purpose is to strengthen health programs worldwide. STRIDES for Family Health, one of MSH’s Projects in Uganda has a mandate to strengthen the capacity of health systems in fifteen (15) selected districts.
STRIDES now invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following positions:
Job Title: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Specialist- based in Kampala
The CSR Specialist is responsible for providing support to increase and improve linkages between the STRIDES project and the private sector and ensuring that companies have a stake in contributing to the good health and well-being of their communities. S/he will explore CSR partnership and funding opportunities with private sector companies and identify mutual areas for support and/or collaboration.
S/he will develop the identified areas for partnerships into concepts and eventually into fundable projects, and monitors the implementation of such projects while providing regular feedback to STRIDES and the collaborating company on the results of the project. S/he performs a full range of programmatic, financial management, planning and monitoring functions which are critical to the smooth operation of the CSR private sector initiative. S/he will also manage the smooth fl ow of communication between the companies and STRIDES, and set up a system for recording relevant CSR contributions from collaborating companies in compliance with the applicable USAID regulations and Generally Accepted Accounting and Auditing Standards.
1) Degree in Business Administration or other relevant field.
2) At least five years work experience in resource mobilization and proposal development.
3) Strong analytical, negotiation and interpersonal skills.
4) Proven ability to work effectively with a diverse set of corporate companies, senior managers, and project partners.
All applications should be addressed to:
The Human Resources Partner – MSH,
Plot 15 Princess Anne Drive, P. O. Box 71419,
Or email to: HRUG@msh.org
Deadline for submission: Friday, July 22, 2011.
We thank all applicants for their interest, but can only acknowledge shortlisted candidates.