Program Manager Job at Protecting Families Against HIV/AIDS (PREFA)

Job Title: Program Manager - Gender
Reports to: Executive Director
Duty Station: PREFA Head- Office
Gross Salary: 90 million per annum

Job Summary:
To oversee the implementation of the Uganda Gender Equity Initiative (UGEI) activities in selected districts with the aim of improving gender-related programming at the district and sub-district level.

Key Result Areas:
• Overall coordination of the PREFA/UGEI programs
• Program staff technically competent in gender programming
• Gender-specific gap analysis of existing district HIV/AIDS (PMTCT, HCT and ART), RH/ Family planning.
• Integrated PMTCT plans and budgets and SOPs with a gender focus in place for program implementation.
• Improved access by women, their male partners, and children to HIV/AIDS (PMTCT, HCT and ART), RH/ Family planning.
• Improved access by women to empowerment opportunities including educational, legal and financial resources.
• Effective mechanism for feedback and dissemination of UGEI program implementation and lessons learned.
• Timely program reports to the relevant ministries and PREFA donors as required.
• Overall management of UGEI budget to ensure value for money.

Job requirement

The suitable candidate must have a Social sciences degree and Master's Degree in Public Health.

Additional Qualifications and desired skills:
• At least 5 years of professional experience with HIV/AIDS prevention and care services or other relevant public health programs in a multi-sectoral environment.
• Practical experience in gender analysis and programming in the context of public health.
• Good understanding of current issues and developments in the field of HIV/AIDS, RH/Family planning
• Strong skills in Management and Networking

How to apply

Interested applicants should send a letter of application, current Curriculum Vitae, copies of testimonials and certificates, telephone contact and 3 referees to the address below, not later than Friday 29th July, 2011.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Send to:

The Executive Director
Protecting Families Against HIV/AIDS (PREFA)
Plot 6B Nakasero Hill Road, Nakasero
P.O Box 25769, Kampala, Uganda

Protecting Families Against HIV/AIDS (PREFA) Jobs- (M&E) Officer

PREFA is a Ugandan national Won Governmental Organization (NGO) that was formed in 2004. PREFA's mission is to contribute to Uganda's efforts in enhancing access to quality HIV/AIDS prevention, care, treatment, and support services to families. PREFA was recently awarded a two-year grant to improve gender-related programming and gender equity within the context if PMTCT/FP/RH at the district and sub-district level under the Uganda Sender Equity Initiative (UGEI). PREFA is looking for competent personnel to fill the following positions:

Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Officer - Gender Reports to: Monitoring and Evaluation Manager Duty Station: Kampala Gross Salary: 61,135,000 million per annum Job Summary: The M&E officer is responsible for quality assurance and monitoring implementation of all Uganda Gender Equity initiative (UGEI) activities programme operations as well as general operation of the M&E system at PREFA secretariat level.

Key Result Areas The M&E Officer-Gender will specifically be responsible for the following:
• Project management and technical staff in incorporating gender issues in the project M&E system.
• Primary stakeholders, government ministries, local governments, and potential contractors exchange ideas on gender sensitive M&E.
• Gender sensitive participatory planning and implementation. Ensure women's issues appear in local plans.
• All field staff and Program Managers communicate information from the field to the appropriate decision making fora on women's involvement and performance in HIV and RH activities.
• Ensure that training on and facilitation of M&E processes includes awareness on how women and men can contribute equally.
• Arrange for the dissemination of information from M&E data the progress being achieved and on the gender-differentiated impact of the project.

Job requirement

Qualifications and experience:
In addition to normal requirements in terms of gender and project management expertise:
• Degree in Social sciences, epidemiology, or public health
• At least two years' experience in monitoring, data management; training and communication skills, and M&E design experience
• Experience in assessing intra-household dynamics and impacts on diverse age/ethnic/social groups
• Experience with integrating gender considerations into M&E processes.

How to apply

Interested applicants should send a letter of application, current Curriculum Vitae, copies of testimonials and certificates, telephone contact and 3 referees to the address below, not later than Friday 29th July, 2011.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Send to:

The Executive Director
Protecting Families Against HIV/AIDS (PREFA)
Plot 6B Nakasero Hill Road, Nakasero
P.O Box 25769, Kampala, Uganda

Uganda Conservation Foundation Job Vacancy

Job vacancy - Marketing Officer, based Kampala

NGO: Uganda Conservation Foundation

UCF is looking to recruit a new member of staff to join our growing team.


To provide marketing support to the organisation and its donors; in particular, to develop the supporter base in Uganda.

UCF has donors, supporters and volunteers around the world. Updating them on our projects and keeping them engaged is key to our ability to fundraise and implement our practical conservation projects.

Salary is dependent on experience. Working hours are 8.30 am to 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday, with occasional travel to the field. The Marketing Officer will report to the Business Development Manager.

Key duties and responsibilities

Marketing communications

Ensure all communications are consistent in look and quality and are UCF-branded.
Support team in communications with donors.
Provide newsletter content as required by donors: stories, photo opportunities and project updates.
Update UCF website.
Monitor and update UCF Facebook page. Identify relevant news items through monitoring Ugandan and international conservation websites. Interact with Facebook fans.
Manage UCF photo library.

Merchandising and membership in Uganda

Distribute Christmas cards, postcards, etc to distributors. Set up and monitor systems, dispense receipts, collect cash, provide reconciliations to UCF Finance Officer. Be proactive in advertising UCF merchandise and find new supporters/customers/distributors.
Oversee stock control of UCF branded materials (both printed and merchandise). Place new orders with suppliers, ensure good quality and value for money.
Ensure member details are correct on central database.
Collect subscriptions and sign up new members, corporate and individual.
Ensure promotional leaflets and posters are regularly distributed and available.
Communicate with supporters on a regular basis.
Promote UCF in a professional knowledgeable manner at networking, conservation and fundraising events. Collect e-mail addresses and follow up on contacts made.
Put new contacts on central database on behalf of whole team.
Communicate with Trustees to build merchandising
Contribute story ideas for Uganda Matters annual printed newsletter and e-newsletters. Manage the print process.


Liaise with team manager to provide marketing and other updates to Trustees on a monthly basis.
Report on marketing activity to Directors at meetings.
Respond to communications.
Identify opportunities to promote UCF.
Identify opportunities to raise funds for UCF.

Qualifications and skills

Person specification


Ugandan national
Confident communicator.
Good written English.
A good eye for detail, for example in proofing documents.
Willing to travel within Uganda.
Good Microsoft Office skills.
Project management skills.
Team player
Marketing qualification and/or experience.


Interest in conservation and/or an environmental qualification
Driving licence
Experience of managing print and merchandising projects. Experience negotiating costs with suppliers.
Good general administrator

Application process

Qualified and interested candidates should send applications with detailed typed CV’s, telephone or email contact, current salary details, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three referees (to include two most recent employers) together with copies of academic / professional qualifications to:

The Marketing Development Manager:

The closing date for applications is 5 p.m. Monday 6th August.

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