FHI 360

  • Kampala, Uganda

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

FHI 360 Kampala, Uganda
13/02/2020
Full time
    Description FHI 360 is seeking applications for a Health Informatics Senior Technical Officer for a new, 5-year, USAID-funded project which aims to strengthen the Government of Uganda’s (GOU) performance in implementing strategies to improve maternal and child health and nutrition outcomes. The successful applicant will be well-versed in best practices for strengthening function and interoperability of information systems, with a focus on maternal, newborn and child health and nutrition. Systems may include DHIS2, CVRS, HRIS and data on quality of care. The successful candidate will have skills in capacity building in data management, interoperability, data integration and data quality assurance, and be familiar with GOU systems. He or she will lead design and implementation of strategies to strengthen program use of data, including data visualization, strengthening of systems for data use at health facility level using routine health and nutrition information systems. The position will also include assisting GOU apply best practices around what data is collected, and how it is collected and managed to better meet the needs of users and ensure timely, reliable, and accurate data and interoperable systems; developing, testing and scaling strategies and guidelines for improved data collection and reporting from private providers and community-based cadres; developing, testing and scaling strategies and guidelines for improved interoperability, sharing, and use of nutrition data across sectors and providers; and serving as the project representative contributing to other GOU and development partner initiatives related to routine health information systems (HISs). The position will be based in Kampala but will be expected to travel regularly to the regions. Job Summary/Responsibilities The Health Informatics Senior Technical Officer will have the following responsibilities: Provide leadership in the development and execution of project strategies on health informatics; improve data collection, management, use and visualization within local systems, and support evaluation and learning Provide capacity-building and mentorship to GOU, PNFP, private sector, and implementing partner MEL staff on MCH and nutrition data entry, management, recording and reporting Participate, as needed, in quarterly and annual data review meetings hosted by MOH and implementing partners to support the analysis of data for select indicators to stimulate improvement and inform planning. Provide leadership in approaches to GIS mapping for improving coverage of maternal, newborn, and child health and nutrition services Develop and deploy capacity and systems strengthening in Kampala to improve data entry and data quality of data populating maternal, newborn, and child health and nutrition related HISs Help identify and develop standards and guidelines on best practices for analyses and reporting from the national HISs Be familiar with the functioning of relevant national HIS data systems and take responsibility for identifying challenges and developing solutions in collaboration with counterparts within the health system Participate in national forums for HIS, such as technical working groups or technical meetings, and maintain communication and good working relationships with national and regional HIS leaders/managers Ensure that data from the national HIS are made available for monthly, quarterly, annual and ad hoc reports Link program approaches to international best practices in HIS for maternal, newborn and child health and nutrition (WHO, UNICEF, or other international guidelines) Create standard operating procedures (SOPs) and ensure activities and processes follow these Participate in development of work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and any other reports required by USAID with substantive technical inputs. Contribute to the design and implementation of program monitoring for improved outcomes for maternal, newborn and child health and nutrition in Uganda. Must be able to travel regularly, both individually and accompanying project management team. Perform other duties as required Qualifications Certificate or advanced diploma in health informatics or a related field preferred 5+ years’ HIS experience in health informatics, electronic data systems, programmatic monitoring for improved planning and programming for maternal, newborn, child health or nutrition Experience working with GOU and other stakeholders to build capacity and strengthen systems for data use and learning Familiarity with GoU health information systems and service delivery models for maternal, newborn, child health and nutrition At least 3 years of professional experience with international development projects (USAID experience preferred) Familiarity with GIS software, DHIS2, Power BI, advanced Excel Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with government personnel, implementing partner staff, and health providers Strong communication and organizational skills Excellent oral and written communication skills in English Ability to work independently and manage a high-volume work flow Relevant computer software skills, including MS Office, advanced Excel, and DHIS2. Typical Physical Demands: Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift 5-50 lbs. Technology to be Used: Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand-held devices. Travel Requirements: 30%  FHI 360 offers a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer.  Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online as soon as possible. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time. FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a  competitive benefits package , professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law. Learn More...      
FHI 360 Kampala, Uganda
13/02/2020
Full time
Kampala, Uganda Apply     Job Summary:   Provides technical support and guidance to staff and partners in the region and in country offices. Implements and monitors technical strengthening initiatives. Develops adoption and/or training strategy, designs and conducts training or adoption activities for a specific technical area. Creates scientific and technical material in area of expertise. Assists and gives guidance with development of proposals. Works with communities and partners to maximize local capacity. Evaluates programmatic effectiveness and provides technical assessment reports.   Accountabilities: Provides technical support in the development and dissemination of tools, materials, reports, papers, and intervention for research projects. Works closely with assigned team to ensure activities are implemented according to standard operating procedures (SOP’s). Writes and edits technical reports and documents. Assists with publications, web pages, and presentations.’ Conducts searches of published literature on evolving issues in assigned technical area. Monitors and maintains protocols, instruments, data sets, manuals, training materials and reports. Responds to requests and inquiries from internal and external staff. Develops or writes technical briefs, reports, or other necessary materials to facilitate research, best practices, policies and procedures. Assists with the implementation of research studies by monitoring and documenting processes. Conducts analysis of program implementation to identify areas for improvement and propose appropriate technical strategy and guidelines. Prepares reports and papers summarizing project results. Delivers presentations at professional meetings and conferences. Ensures project implementation adheres to company strategy and remains technically sound. Provides leadership and team building at the task level.   Performs other duties as assigned.   Applied Knowledge & Skills: Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures with providing technical support for research studies. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent organizational and analytical skills. Demonstrated proficiency with using Microsoft Office Suite required. Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors and prepare reports. Ability to problem solve and implements corrective action as needed.   Problem Solving & Impact: Works on problems of diverse scope that require analysis or interpretation of various factors. Exercises judgment within selecting methods and techniques to determine appropriate action. Builds productive working relationships with internal and external staff. Decision may affect a work unit or area within a department.   Supervision Given/Received: Has no supervisory responsibility. Receives methods and procedures on new projects and assignments. May provide guidance to other lower level personnel. Typically reports to an Associate Director or Director.   Education: Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent in Economics, Education, Environment, Health, Human Development, Information Science, International Development, Social Sciences or Related Field.   Experience: Typically requires 5-8 years of managing data collection and technical assistance experience. Proficiency with database management software and on-line search tools required. Has sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areas. Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff. Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English. Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private company.   Typical Physical Demands: Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time. Ability to lift 5-50 lbs.   Technology to be Used: Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices.   Travel Requirements: 10% - 25%   This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time. FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a  competitive benefits package , professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.   Please click here to continue searching FHI 360's Career Portal. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law. Learn More...
FHI 360 Kampala, Uganda
13/02/2020
Full time
Job Summary:   Provides technical support and guidance to staff and partners in the region and in country offices. Implements and monitors technical strengthening initiatives. Develops adoption and/or training strategy, designs and conducts training or adoption activities for a specific technical area. Creates scientific and technical material in area of expertise. Assists and gives guidance with development of proposals. Works with communities and partners to maximize local capacity. Evaluates programmatic effectiveness and provides technical assessment reports.   Accountabilities: Provides technical support in the development and dissemination of tools, materials, reports, papers, and intervention for research projects. Works closely with assigned team to ensure activities are implemented according to standard operating procedures (SOP’s). Writes and edits technical reports and documents. Assists with publications, web pages, and presentations.’ Conducts searches of published literature on evolving issues in assigned technical area. Monitors and maintains protocols, instruments, data sets, manuals, training materials and reports. Responds to requests and inquiries from internal and external staff. Performs other duties as assigned.   Applied Knowledge & Skills: Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures with providing technical support for research studies. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent organizational and analytical skills. Demonstrated proficiency with using Microsoft Office Suite required. Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors and prepare reports. Ability to problem solve and implements corrective action as needed.   Problem Solving & Impact: Works on problems of moderate scope that require analysis or interpretation of various factors. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Builds rapport with internal and external staff. Decision may affect a work unit or area within a department.   Supervision Given/Received: Has no supervisory responsibility. Receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new assignments or projects. Typically reports to an Associate Director or Director.   Education: Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent • Economics, Education, Environment, Health, Human Development, Information Science, International Development, Social Sciences or Related Field.   Experience: Typically requires 2-5 years of managing data collection and technical assistance experience. Proficiency with database management software and on-line search tools required. Has sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areas. Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff. Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English. Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private company.   Typical Physical Demands: Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time. Ability to lift 5-50 lbs.   Technology to be Used: Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices.   Travel Requirements: 10% - 25%   This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time. FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a  competitive benefits package , professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.   Please click here to continue searching FHI 360's Career Portal. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.   Learn More...
FHI 360 kampala,uganda
08/02/2020
Full time
Job Summary: Coordinates financial/accounting operations, including overall financial monitoring and support/guidance to projects in finance and operations staff, to ensure the fiscal well-being of the organization. Provides financial management and guidance, conducts analyses of financial data, provides budget analyses for project funds, and reviews and prepares required reports to funding agencies to ensure compliance with the donor's requirements. Proactively guides and supports respective financial success by providing high level analytical expertise, implementing business strategies and developing strong customer relationships. Provides analysis and business modeling support on strategic initiatives for senior management and field operations. Analyzes performance trends, modeling complex business decisions, tracking performance and presenting results. Accountabilities:    Analyzes, budget forecasts, regulatory filings and compiles moderately complex data. Interprets, analyzes and/or evaluates data, ensures compliance with applicable state and federal statutes, and uses Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures (GAAP). Develops and maintains effective working relationships with regulated industries, consultants, management and staff. Interprets and provides explanation for discrepancies and variations in financial data. Applies updated information technology to facilitate program goals and program procedures. Delivers formal presentations suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience; educates relevant parties regarding programs, procedures and/or eligibility criteria. Interacts with industry representatives, co-workers and officials to analyze or resolve issues. Maintains a variety of professional working relationships. Documents complex issues and effectively articulates written conclusions; Interacts with staff officials and executives. Reviews and edits work of others. Presents oral and written testimony on moderately complex issues. Uses financial systems to produce reports, financial models and databases. Serves as a subject matter expert and may lead teams on complex financial issues. Analyzes complex business and/or financial issues and consults with management or business entities as needed; works independently; active participant in meeting organizational goals. Implements and evaluates financial/statistical models, systems and serves as a trusted advisor to management. Evaluates and determines fiscal and operational policy. Determines service impacts and analyzes the regulatory environment to makes recommendations on best practices. Communicates industry information regarding more complex or unique issues, and presents specific findings in such situations. Establishes and maintains professional working relationships. Interprets compliance and makes recommendations to management. Documents more complex or unique issues and effectively articulates written conclusions; Interacts with management to plan, negotiate and coordinate complex written findings. Presents oral and written testimony on complex financial issues. Develops or adapts new financial processes and procedures based upon changes in corporate policies, laws and regulations or industry practices. Recommends and develops regulations, policies, and procedures. Applied Knowledge & Skills:  Applies expert knowledge of current federal, state and local government programs. Applies expert level technical and administrative knowledge of the rules and regulations in the subject area and defends analyses and recommendations relating to a variety of issues. Has a thorough knowledge of external regulations as well as internal corporate policies and procedures. Proficient knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Internal Control Fundamentals. * Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent quantitative and analytical skills. Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills. Demonstrated project and organizational skills. Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify/resolve errors and prepare reports. Ability to motivate and work well with others.   Problem Solving & Impact:    Analyzes complex technical matters involving existing and emerging issues pertaining to finances and makes recommendations from the analysis. Recommends and/or takes corrective action when necessary based on acquired knowledge and observation of best practices. Has influence on the overall objectives and long-range goals of the organization. Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve objectives would normally have a serious effect upon the administration of the organization.   Supervision Given/Received:     Work is performed with minimal direction. Participates in determining objectives of assignment. Plans schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives. Implements departmental work plans and provides input for performance reviews.   Education: Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent. Experience:    8+ Years of progressively responsible accounting, finance and operational management experience in a government contracting environment coupled with internal control reviews. Experience applying U.S. Government grants, contracting and auditing standards as they apply to effective management of multi-year funds Proven experience in transferring knowledge into operational plan with clients collaboration and sustainable buy- in. Substantial experience using computerized financial information systems. Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff. Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language as appropriate. Demonstrated team leader experience in finance, auditing or accounting department preferred. Typical Physical Demands:   Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift 5-50 lbs. Technology to be Used :   Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices. Travel Requirements: Less than 10%  This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time. FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a  competitive benefits package , professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself. Learn More..    
FHI 360 Kampala, Uganda
06/02/2020
Full time
Job Summary: Provides technical support and guidance to staff and partners in the region and in country offices. Implements and monitors technical strengthening initiatives. Develops adoption and/or training strategy, designs and conducts training or adoption activities for a specific technical area. Creates scientific and technical material in area of expertise. Assists and gives guidance with development of proposals. Works with communities and partners to maximize local capacity. Evaluates programmatic effectiveness and provides technical assessment reports. Accountabilities: Provides technical support in the development and dissemination of tools, materials, reports, papers, and intervention for research projects. Works closely with assigned team to ensure activities are implemented according to standard operating procedures (SOP’s). Writes and edits technical reports and documents. Assists with publications, web pages, and presentations.’ Conducts searches of published literature on evolving issues in assigned technical area. Monitors and maintains protocols, instruments, data sets, manuals, training materials and reports. Responds to requests and inquiries from internal and external staff. Develops or writes technical briefs, reports, or other necessary materials to facilitate research, best practices, policies and procedures. Assists with the implementation of research studies by monitoring and documenting processes. Conducts analysis of program implementation to identify areas for improvement and propose appropriate technical strategy and guidelines. Prepares reports and papers summarizing project results. Delivers presentations at professional meetings and conferences. Ensures project implementation adheres to company strategy and remains technically sound. Provides leadership and team building at the task level.   Performs other duties as assigned. Applied Knowledge & Skills: Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures with providing technical support for research studies. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent organizational and analytical skills. Demonstrated proficiency with using Microsoft Office Suite required. Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors and prepare reports. Ability to problem solve and implements corrective action as needed. Problem Solving & Impact: Works on problems of diverse scope that require analysis or interpretation of various factors. Exercises judgment within selecting methods and techniques to determine appropriate action. Builds productive working relationships with internal and external staff. Decision may affect a work unit or area within a department. Supervision Given/Received: Has no supervisory responsibility. Receives methods and procedures on new projects and assignments. May provide guidance to other lower level personnel. Typically reports to an Associate Director or Director. Education: Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent in Economics, Education, Environment, Health, Human Development, Information Science, International Development, Social Sciences or Related Field. Experience: Typically requires 5-8 years of managing data collection and technical assistance experience. Proficiency with database management software and on-line search tools required. Has sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areas. Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff. Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English. Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private company.   Typical Physical Demands: Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time. Ability to lift 5-50 lbs. Technology to be Used: Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices.   Travel Requirements: 10% - 25% This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time. FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a  competitive benefits package , professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law. Learn More...
FHI 360 Kampala, Uganda
05/02/2020
Full time
Job Summary: Performs and provides administrative, programmatic and logistical support duties. Prepares documents and reports, the use of office technology, compiling records, organizing and maintaining files, posting information, greeting/referring/assisting others, mail distribution, and photocopying.  Collects and verifies data, summarizes and reconciles information.  Coordinates and maintains records management. Serves as a primary resource for assistance in the department. Accountabilities: Assists program staff with requests from regional and country offices and other staff members. Coordinates technical visits, travel authorizations, expense reports, and contract agreements to support implementation of country programs. Maintains databases, web pages, and data integrity and security according to quality standards and company policy. Performs day-to–day routines independently with own initiative. Prepares documents, reports and briefing materials for consultants, staff and clients. Coordinates division of workload among other administrative/support staff. Assists in the orientation/training of new administrative/support staff. Performs entry level technical program related tasks. Ensures documentation and reports are tracked regularly and adhere to country and regional standards. Performs other related duties as assigned. Problem Solving & Impact: Works on problems that are routine in nature and are standard procedures and policies. Works independently and within a team on special non-recurring and ongoing projects/programs. Exercises judgment within defined practices and policies to perform duties. Decisions made generally affect own job or specific functional area. Supervision Given/Received: Has no supervisory responsibility. Uses independent judgment to determine work flow and priorities. Receives instructions on new assignments. Typically reports to a Manager. Education: Associate’s Degree or its International Equivalent • Knowledge/Information Services, Communications, Education, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field. Experience: Typically requires 0-2 years of programs and administrative support experience. Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff. Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language as appropriate. Prior experience in a non- governmental organization (NGO) preferred. Typical Physical Demands: Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time. Ability to lift 5-50 lbs. Technology to be Used: Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices. Travel Requirements: 10%-25% This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time. FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a  competitive benefits package , professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law. Learn More...
FHI 360 Kampala, Uganda
05/02/2020
Full time
Job Summary This position is characterized by the performance of a variety of administrative and office support duties. Positions require knowledge of organizational and departmental policies and procedures in order to communicate information involving programs, functions, and services. Duties performed may include preparation of documents and reports, the use of office technology, compiling records, organizing and maintaining files, posting information , greeting/referring/assisting others, mail distribution, and photocopying.  The range of duties includes, but is not limited to, collecting and verifying data, summarizing and reconciling information or financial data, records management, review and processing, research and inventory. Positions may serve as the primary staff assistant to a department or manager. At the advanced level, may serve as a lead worker or may provide supervision to other employees. Accountabilities: Answers phones. Takes messages or fields/answers routine and non- routine questions. Provides information to callers. Works in cooperation with other Administrative Associates to cover phones. Provides administrative support to staff for copying, faxing and large- scale mailings.. Responds to staff requests for administrative support as needed. Sets up and maintain files, prepares reports, presentations and graphics, provides employees with office supplies, performs data entry, proofreads, and compiles special reports. Receives and distributes incoming mailing and coordinates outgoing mail, including courier services, postage meter account, and interoffice mail distribution. Schedules meetings and meeting arrangements. Provides meeting support as needed (e.g., scheduling conference rooms, coordinating food, logistics). Communicates with both internal and external personnel as required. Prepares and maintains documentation, plans, reports, schedules, databases, spreadsheets, logs, etc. to support functions. Assignments vary based on department and/or functional area. May handle special projects and execute research and data analysis tasks, Organizes and prioritizes large volumes of information and calls. Performs desktop publishing. Creates and develops visual presentations. Establishes, develops, maintains and updates filing system. Retrieves information from files when needed. Establishes, develops, maintains and updates library of trade journals and magazines. Schedules and organizes complex activities such as meetings, travel, conferences and department activities for members of the department. Arranges complex and detailed travel plans and itineraries. Compiles documents for travel- related meetings. Processes travel expense forms. Compiles data and prepares reports. Drafts written responses or replies by phone or e-mail when necessary for staff members, as requested. Responds to regularly occurring requests for information. Works independently or as a member of a team on special and ongoing projects. Acts as a liaison with other departments and outside agencies, including high-level staff such as CEOs, Presidents, and Senior Vice Presidents. Handles confidential and non-routine information and explains departmental policies when necessary. Applied Knowledge & Skills: Demonstrates understanding of the area of specialization, of program procedures, methods, and practices to include knowledge of program and staff responsibilities. Uses established filing and data systems, functions, and/or procedures that require knowledge of the program. Reviews data and information for completeness and accuracy using standard guidelines; performs tasks with attention to detail. Understands software used to perform day-to-day functions. Uses office software programs, information systems, and office equipment to access, input, and verify standard information. Communicates information clearly to staff, clients, and/or public about services, processes, and procedures using prescribed or established guidelines. Utilizes program specific terminology. Gathers readily available information from office records to drafts e-mails, memos and other documents. Proofreads documents for grammar, spelling, punctuation, and basic formatting. Provides answers to requests for general information. Records and documents information accurately. Problem Solving & Impact: Recognizes, defines and resolves non-standard problems using operating procedures, practices and established precedents. Resolves recurring issues and problems as well as some unique situations. Anticipates problems and develops recommendations for management resolution. Errors may be detected and corrected but may cause moderate loss of time or customer/user dissatisfaction. Supervision Given/Received: General supervision and instructions given for routine work and detailed instructions with periodic work review given for new activities or special assignments. Contacts are typically with individuals within own department and with contacts outside own organization. Contacts involve obtaining or providing information or data requiring some explanation or interpretation. Education: Associates Degree or International Equivalent in Business Administration or Related Field. Experience: 3 – 5 Years of related experience. Ability to gather, recommend and summarize data for reports, finds solutions to various administrative problems, and prioritizes work. Work requires attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines. Typical Physical Demands: Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift 5-50 lbs. Technology to be Used: Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices. Travel Requirements: Less than 10% This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time. FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a  competitive benefits package , professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law. Learn More...
FHI 360 Kampala, Uganda
05/02/2020
Full time
Job Summary: Performs work in the operation of a vehicle to assure safe transportation of clients to and from various destinations in the country office. Assists clients during entry and exit from vehicles as necessary and other courtesies. Assumes responsibility for care and maintenance of the vehicle; washes exterior and cleans interior; ensures maintenance and repair of the vehicle.  Accountabilities: Transports Country Office staff, consultants, and visitors to designated approved locations. Ensures safety, cleanliness, security and maintenance of the vehicle. Provides day-to-day maintenance of the vehicle with timely oil changes, inspections, brakes, and tire pressure. Makes arrangements for major repairs for the vehicle when needed. Ensures all required documents with the vehicle are in order and up to date regarding vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, and necessary spare parts. Plans route and requirements based on schedule or ad-hoc requests by the office. Ensures passengers adhere to all road safety regulations. Fulfills special requests by picking up and delivering items as directed and running errands. May provide protection for clients in locations deemed high risk. Performs any other duties as assigned. Problem Solving & Impact: Identifies and recognizes problems that have established procedures and limited impact. Refers non-standard questions and problems to higher level. Errors can be easily and quickly detected within the immediate work unit and would result only minor disruption or expense to correct. Supervision Given/Received: General supervision and instructions given for routine work and detailed instructions with periodic work review given for new activities or special assignments. Contacts are typically with individuals within own department and with contacts outside the organization. Contacts involve obtaining or providing information or data requiring some explanation or interpretation. Education: High School Diploma/GED or equivalent Experience: 0-3 years of related driving experience. Must have a trade test certificate, a valid driving license and a clean driving record. Experience in the operation of large vehicles; or an equivalent combination of experience and training. Typical Physical Demands: Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift 5-50 lbs. Technology to be Used: Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices. Travel Requirements: Less than 10% This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time. FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a  competitive benefits package , professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.   FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law. Learn More...
FHI 360 Kampala, Uganda
05/02/2020
Full time
Job Summary: Coordinates financial/accounting operations, including overall financial monitoring and support/guidance to projects in finance and operations staff, to ensure the fiscal well-being of the organization. Provides financial management and guidance, conducts analyses of financial data, provides budget analyses for project funds, and reviews and prepares required reports to funding agencies to ensure compliance with the donor's requirements. Proactively guides and supports respective financial success by providing high level analytical expertise, implementing business strategies and developing strong customer relationships. Provides analysis and business modeling support on strategic initiatives for senior management and field operations. Analyzes performance trends, modeling complex business decisions, tracking performance and presenting results. Accountabilities:    Analyzes, budget forecasts, regulatory filings and compiles moderately complex data. Interprets, analyzes and/or evaluates data, ensures compliance with applicable state and federal statutes, and uses Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures (GAAP). Develops and maintains effective working relationships with regulated industries, consultants, management and staff. Interprets and provides explanation for discrepancies and variations in financial data. Applies updated information technology to facilitate program goals and program procedures. Delivers formal presentations suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience; educates relevant parties regarding programs, procedures and/or eligibility criteria. Interacts with industry representatives, co-workers and officials to analyze or resolve issues. Maintains a variety of professional working relationships. Documents complex issues and effectively articulates written conclusions; Interacts with staff officials and executives. Reviews and edits work of others. Presents oral and written testimony on moderately complex issues. Uses financial systems to produce reports, financial models and databases. Serves as a subject matter expert and may lead teams on complex financial issues. Analyzes complex business and/or financial issues and consults with management or business entities as needed; works independently; active participant in meeting organizational goals. Implements and evaluates financial/statistical models, systems and serves as a trusted advisor to management. Evaluates and determines fiscal and operational policy. Determines service impacts and analyzes the regulatory environment to makes recommendations on best practices. Communicates industry information regarding more complex or unique issues, and presents specific findings in such situations. Establishes and maintains professional working relationships. Interprets compliance and makes recommendations to management. Documents more complex or unique issues and effectively articulates written conclusions; Interacts with management to plan, negotiate and coordinate complex written findings. Presents oral and written testimony on complex financial issues. Develops or adapts new financial processes and procedures based upon changes in corporate policies, laws and regulations or industry practices. Recommends and develops regulations, policies, and procedures.     Applied Knowledge & Skills:  Applies expert knowledge of current federal, state and local government programs. Applies expert level technical and administrative knowledge of the rules and regulations in the subject area and defends analyses and recommendations relating to a variety of issues. Has a thorough knowledge of external regulations as well as internal corporate policies and procedures. Proficient knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Internal Control Fundamentals. * Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent quantitative and analytical skills. Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills. Demonstrated project and organizational skills. Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify/resolve errors and prepare reports. Ability to motivate and work well with others. Problem Solving & Impact:    Analyzes complex technical matters involving existing and emerging issues pertaining to finances and makes recommendations from the analysis. Recommends and/or takes corrective action when necessary based on acquired knowledge and observation of best practices. Has influence on the overall objectives and long-range goals of the organization. Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve objectives would normally have a serious effect upon the administration of the organization.   Supervision Given/Received:     Work is performed with minimal direction. Participates in determining objectives of assignment. Plans schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives. Implements departmental work plans and provides input for performance reviews. Education: Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent. Experience:    8+ Years of progressively responsible accounting, finance and operational management experience in a government contracting environment coupled with internal control reviews. Experience applying U.S. Government grants, contracting and auditing standards as they apply to effective management of multi-year funds Proven experience in transferring knowledge into operational plan with clients collaboration and sustainable buy- in. Substantial experience using computerized financial information systems. Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff. Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language as appropriate. Demonstrated team leader experience in finance, auditing or accounting department preferred.     Typical Physical Demands:    Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift 5-50 lbs. Technology to be Used :   Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices.     Travel Requirements: Less than 10% This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time. FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a  competitive benefits package , professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law. Learn More...  
FHI 360 Kampala, Uganda
05/02/2020
Full time
Job Summary: Provides technical and scientific leadership to those designing, and implementing technical strategies, programs or tools in specific technical areas. Provides technical advice based upon expertise and knowledge of evidence-based methods and strategies, current practice, and established operational and research standards to ensure quality and rigorous design. Builds capacity in country-level, regional or global program staff. Assesses current technical, scientific, managerial and operational efficiencies at the program, regional, or global levels as appropriate. Provides guidance to ensure that program implementation adheres to appropriate technical standards and guidelines and that programs are technically sound. May evaluate proposal design and protocol development to ensure design is sound and based upon evidence-based practice. Provides global scientific leadership by staying current of evolving technical standards, guidelines, and program developments in area of expertise. Responsible for sharing best practices in their field of expertise and contribute to the knowledge base through participation in scientific forums and technical networks. Shares new knowledge/evidence and best practices through collaboration with relevant departments and personnel. May be required to coordinate and work with a diverse group of organizations, such as; the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW), district health staff, several international and national development partner organizations, and the USAID mission in order to complete work. Accountabilities: Provide technical leadership in a specific technical component and/or program wide activities. With technical oversight, provide technical leadership in design, development, planning, implementation; and capacity building of specific technical components of programs. Participate in resource development activities. Responsible for accomplishing assigned job responsibilities, and following the standards and practices of the department and division. Responsible for planning and scheduling own work flow and timetables, within area and function guidelines. Identifies areas for improved efficiency or effectiveness within prescribed parameters, and institutes enhancements to procedures. Maintains a constructive dialogue and technical exchange with field counterparts and technical staff of implementing partners. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with donor/client organizations, relevant government agencies, bilateral and other NGOs. Develops tools for the design and implementation of specific technical components. Ensures that project implementation adheres to the appropriate global strategy and remains technically sound. May serve as a departmental resource on procedural, administrative and operational issues. Provides broad global technical leadership to multiple components for moderate to complex programs. Defines and develops solutions for major business or functional challenges. Contributes to planning and making recommendations for department/program/project concept, operations, and/or implementation. Influences design and scope of initiatives and programs. Reviews, analyzes and evaluates the effectiveness of programs/projects and makes recommendations for enhancements. Develops strategies and tools for the design and implementation of specific technical components. Ensures the quality of implemented technical activities and systems at all levels. Represents the organization and/or Institute to external entities at professional meetings and conferences. Maintains collaborative relationships with donor/client organizations, relevant government agencies, bilateral and other NGOs and consistently maintained and viewed as a knowledgeable resource in their technical area. Continually maintains a dialogue and technical exchange with field counterparts and technical staff of implementing partners. Coordinates with employees and consultants, on-site and in the field for situations that is less routine and more unusual. Performs other duties as assigned. Applied Knowledge & Skills: In-depth functional knowledge in area of specialization and detailed knowledge of related areas in the organization. General understanding of the external environment and how it affects the industry in general and FHI in particular, including political, legal, environmental, financial and social influences. General understanding of organization’s structure, policies and practices, and the impact on own area. Strong diagnostic, analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to exchange information, present recommendations and collaborate with colleagues and peers within the organization and possibly externally. Ability to influence others of the benefits/importance of an idea or plan of action and to gain their support or commitment. Strong negotiation skills and ability to reach mutual points of agreement and benefit among peers and colleagues. Problem Solving & Impact: Is sought out to provide advice or solutions in area of technical area Is informed about current developments in area of technical area. Works under broad direction with considerable latitude for independent action. Specific actions are guided primarily by professional standards and expected outcomes of the program/project. Decisions and actions have an impact on the smooth operation and timeframes of the unit programs/projects; impact on the broader organization is generally indirect. Problems encountered are complex and may involve unprecedented circumstances; resolution requires investigation, analysis and review of professional/organizational standards. Faulty decisions or recommendations will normally result in critical delays and modifications to projects or operations, cause substantial expenditure of additional time, resources, and funds; and jeopardize future business activity. Supervision Given/Received: May supervise junior level staff members. Work is reviewed in terms of meeting the organization’s objectives and schedules. Accomplishes results through managers or senior members of team. Manages a technical area staff and function area within the organization. Plays a coaching and mentoring role for others; may assist in team management as necessary, although has no formal people management responsibility. Education: Master’s Degree or its International Equivalent in Knowledge/Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field. Experience: Typically requires 8-11 years of experience in education, health, behavioral, or social sciences or related field. Knowledge and experience in specific technical area. Informed of current program developments in division/unit/technical area. Years of work experience that demonstrates sensitivity to and understanding of technical issues. Ability to manage projects, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of activities. Experience in specialized technical/medical field of study.   Typical Physical Demands: Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time. Ability to lift 5-50 lbs. Technology to be Used: Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices.   Travel Requirements: 10% - 25%   This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time. FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a  competitive benefits package , professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law. Learn More...
FHI 360 Kampala, Uganda
05/02/2020
Full time
ob Summary:   Provides technical support and guidance to staff and partners in the region and in country offices. Implements and monitors technical strengthening initiatives. Develops adoption and/or training strategy, designs and conducts training or adoption activities for a specific technical area. Creates scientific and technical material in area of expertise. Assists and gives guidance with development of proposals. Works with communities and partners to maximize local capacity. Evaluates programmatic effectiveness and provides technical assessment reports.   Accountabilities: Provides technical support in the development and dissemination of tools, materials, reports, papers, and intervention for research projects. Works closely with assigned team to ensure activities are implemented according to standard operating procedures (SOP’s). Writes and edits technical reports and documents. Assists with publications, web pages, and presentations.’ Conducts searches of published literature on evolving issues in assigned technical area. Monitors and maintains protocols, instruments, data sets, manuals, training materials and reports. Responds to requests and inquiries from internal and external staff. Performs other duties as assigned.   Applied Knowledge & Skills: Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures with providing technical support for research studies. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent organizational and analytical skills. Demonstrated proficiency with using Microsoft Office Suite required. Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors and prepare reports. Ability to problem solve and implements corrective action as needed.   Problem Solving & Impact: Works on problems of moderate scope that require analysis or interpretation of various factors. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Builds rapport with internal and external staff. Decision may affect a work unit or area within a department.   Supervision Given/Received: Has no supervisory responsibility. Receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new assignments or projects. Typically reports to an Associate Director or Director.   Education: Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent • Economics, Education, Environment, Health, Human Development, Information Science, International Development, Social Sciences or Related Field.   Experience: Typically requires 2-5 years of managing data collection and technical assistance experience. Proficiency with database management software and on-line search tools required. Has sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areas. Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff. Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English. Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private company.   Typical Physical Demands: Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time. Ability to lift 5-50 lbs.   Technology to be Used: Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices.   Travel Requirements: 10% - 25%   This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time. FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a  competitive benefits package , professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law. Learn More...
FHI 360 Kampala, Uganda
31/01/2020
Full time
Job Summary: Provides technical support and guidance to staff and partners in the region and in country offices. Implements and monitors technical strengthening initiatives. Develops adoption and/or training strategy, designs and conducts training or adoption activities for a specific technical area. Creates scientific and technical material in area of expertise. Assists and gives guidance with development of proposals. Works with communities and partners to maximize local capacity. Evaluates programmatic effectiveness and provides technical assessment reports. Accountabilities: Provides technical support in the development and dissemination of tools, materials, reports, papers, and intervention for research projects. Works closely with assigned team to ensure activities are implemented according to standard operating procedures (SOP’s). Writes and edits technical reports and documents. Assists with publications, web pages, and presentations.’ Conducts searches of published literature on evolving issues in assigned technical area. Monitors and maintains protocols, instruments, data sets, manuals, training materials and reports. Responds to requests and inquiries from internal and external staff. Develops or writes technical briefs, reports, or other necessary materials to facilitate research, best practices, policies and procedures. Assists with the implementation of research studies by monitoring and documenting processes. Conducts analysis of program implementation to identify areas for improvement and propose appropriate technical strategy and guidelines. Prepares reports and papers summarizing project results. Delivers presentations at professional meetings and conferences. Ensures project implementation adheres to company strategy and remains technically sound. Provides leadership and team building at the task level. Leads the design, development, planning, and implementation of global level innovative technical strategies. Oversees all aspects of the programs/projects. Develops strategies and tools for the design and implementation of specific technical components. Analyzes data sets and technical assessment findings. Develops and monitors work plans. Provides leadership and team building at the project level. Serves as company liaison to external organizations at professional meetings and conferences as assigned.   Performs other duties as assigned. Applied Knowledge & Skills: Strong knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures with providing technical support for research studies. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent organizational and analytical skills. Excellent and demonstrated program/project management skills. Ability to influence and collaborate with others. Demonstrated proficiency with using Microsoft Office Suite required. Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors and prepare reports. Ability to problem solve and implements corrective action as needed. Problem Solving & Impact: Works on problems of complex scope that require analysis and in depth evaluation of variable factors. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Networks with key internal and external personnel. Decision may cause delays or failure to achieve results that impact departmental goals. Supervision Given/Received: Determines methods and procedures on new projects and assignments. Serves as team lead and may supervise other lower level personnel. Typically reports to an Associate Director or Director. Serves as team lead and may supervise other lower level personnel. If supervising, FHI360 competency “People Management” will be an area of focus. People Management (Making Others Great). Facilitate professional development of staff by providing challenging, learning assignments and opportunities. Shares and solicits feedback monthly at the very least. Helps establish compelling development plans. Assigns responsibility and accountability for tasks/decisions. Monitors process, progress and results. Creates a climate in which people want to do their best. Education: Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent in Economics, Education, Environment, Health, Human Development, Information Science, International Development, Social Sciences or Related Field. Experience: Typically requires 8+ years of managing data collection and technical assistance experience. Proficiency with database management software and on-line search tools required. Has sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areas. Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff. Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English. Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private company. Typical Physical Demands: Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time. Ability to lift 5-50 lbs. Technology to be Used: Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices. Travel Requirements: 10% - 25% This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time. FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a  competitive benefits package , professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself. Please click here to continue searching FHI 360's Career Portal. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law. Learn more...
FHI 360 Kampala, Uganda
31/01/2020
Full time
Job Summary: Provides technical support and guidance to staff and partners in the region and in country offices. Implements and monitors technical strengthening initiatives. Develops adoption and/or training strategy, designs and conducts training or adoption activities for a specific technical area. Creates scientific and technical material in area of expertise. Assists and gives guidance with development of proposals. Works with communities and partners to maximize local capacity. Evaluates programmatic effectiveness and provides technical assessment reports. Accountabilities: Provides technical support in the development and dissemination of tools, materials, reports, papers, and intervention for research projects. Works closely with assigned team to ensure activities are implemented according to standard operating procedures (SOP’s). Writes and edits technical reports and documents. Assists with publications, web pages, and presentations.’ Conducts searches of published literature on evolving issues in assigned technical area. Monitors and maintains protocols, instruments, data sets, manuals, training materials and reports. Responds to requests and inquiries from internal and external staff. Develops or writes technical briefs, reports, or other necessary materials to facilitate research, best practices, policies and procedures. Assists with the implementation of research studies by monitoring and documenting processes. Conducts analysis of program implementation to identify areas for improvement and propose appropriate technical strategy and guidelines. Prepares reports and papers summarizing project results. Delivers presentations at professional meetings and conferences. Ensures project implementation adheres to company strategy and remains technically sound. Provides leadership and team building at the task level. Leads the design, development, planning, and implementation of global level innovative technical strategies. Oversees all aspects of the programs/projects. Develops strategies and tools for the design and implementation of specific technical components. Analyzes data sets and technical assessment findings. Develops and monitors work plans. Provides leadership and team building at the project level. Serves as company liaison to external organizations at professional meetings and conferences as assigned.   Performs other duties as assigned. Applied Knowledge & Skills: Strong knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures with providing technical support for research studies. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent organizational and analytical skills. Excellent and demonstrated program/project management skills. Ability to influence and collaborate with others. Demonstrated proficiency with using Microsoft Office Suite required. Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors and prepare reports. Ability to problem solve and implements corrective action as needed. Problem Solving & Impact: Works on problems of complex scope that require analysis and in depth evaluation of variable factors. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Networks with key internal and external personnel. Decision may cause delays or failure to achieve results that impact departmental goals. Supervision Given/Received: Determines methods and procedures on new projects and assignments. Serves as team lead and may supervise other lower level personnel. Typically reports to an Associate Director or Director. Serves as team lead and may supervise other lower level personnel. If supervising, FHI360 competency “People Management” will be an area of focus. People Management (Making Others Great). Facilitate professional development of staff by providing challenging, learning assignments and opportunities. Shares and solicits feedback monthly at the very least. Helps establish compelling development plans. Assigns responsibility and accountability for tasks/decisions. Monitors process, progress and results. Creates a climate in which people want to do their best. Education: Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent in Economics, Education, Environment, Health, Human Development, Information Science, International Development, Social Sciences or Related Field. Experience: Typically requires 8+ years of managing data collection and technical assistance experience. Proficiency with database management software and on-line search tools required. Has sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areas. Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff. Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English. Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private company. Typical Physical Demands: Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time. Ability to lift 5-50 lbs. Technology to be Used: Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices. Travel Requirements: 10% - 25% This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time. FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a  competitive benefits package , professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself  Please click here to continue searching FHI 360's Career Portal. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law. Learn more...
FHI 360 Kampala, Uganda
31/01/2020
Full time
Job Summary: Performs research development with senior research staff to develop, implement, manage, and conduct research studies. Makes detailed evaluations, observations, analyzes data and interprets results using qualitative/quantitative methods and statistics. Investigates, creates and develops new methods and technologies for project advancement. Accountabilities: Prepares research concepts and proposals following established policies and procedures. Conducts data analysis, data reviews, and reporting of research data for evaluation and quality. Assists with the design and implementation of research studies, including the sampling, recruitment, and statistical analysis Ensures compliance with government regulations when writing and reviewing protocols, analysis plans, reports, and manuscripts. Develops training materials and conducts training for study implementation based on company policies and standard operating procedures (SOPs). Provides input with questionnaire development, analysis, study design, and material management. Plans, organizes, and manages resources/processes for successful completion of study goals. Develops and implements protocols and informed consents for research studies. Provides guidance on any protocol related issues. Manages and oversees budget for one or more research projects. Develops, reviews, and maintains key study documents to ensure adequate resource and reference documentation. May act as team lead and mentors staff on training, systems, policies, and regulations. Serves as the liaison with internal and external partners to ensure effective collaboration efforts. Oversees planning of meetings, site visits, and drafting necessary documents. Applied Knowledge & Skills: Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures for conducting research studies under government regulations. Strong knowledge of software programs used to perform data analysis. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors and prepare reports. Problem Solving & Impact: Works on problems of diverse scope that require analysis or interpretation of identifiable factors. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Decisions may affect a work unit or area within a department. Supervision Given/Received: Receives methods and procedures on new studies. Provides suggestions on business and operational decisions that affect the department. Serves as team lead to team members. Typically reports to a Manager/Director.   Education: Master’s Degree or its International Equivalent • Knowledge/Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field. Experience: Typically requires 5-8 years of research or evaluation experience with manuscripts, and study implementation. Proficiency in Microsoft Office. spreadsheets, analytical software and other technology required. Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff. Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English. Related prior work experience preferred. Typical Physical Demands: Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift 5-50 lbs. Technology to be Used: Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices.  Travel Requirements: 10%-25%   This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time. FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a  competitive benefits package , professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.   Please click here to continue searching FHI 360's Career Portal. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law. Learn more...
FHI 360 Kampala, Uganda
31/01/2020
Full time
Job Summary: Provides technical support and guidance to staff and partners in the region and in country offices. Implements and monitors technical strengthening initiatives. Develops adoption and/or training strategy, designs and conducts training or adoption activities for a specific technical area. Creates scientific and technical material in area of expertise. Assists and gives guidance with development of proposals. Works with communities and partners to maximize local capacity. Evaluates programmatic effectiveness and provides technical assessment reports. Accountabilities: Provides technical support in the development and dissemination of tools, materials, reports, papers, and intervention for research projects. Works closely with assigned team to ensure activities are implemented according to standard operating procedures (SOP’s). Writes and edits technical reports and documents. Assists with publications, web pages, and presentations.’ Conducts searches of published literature on evolving issues in assigned technical area. Monitors and maintains protocols, instruments, data sets, manuals, training materials and reports. Responds to requests and inquiries from internal and external staff. Develops or writes technical briefs, reports, or other necessary materials to facilitate research, best practices, policies and procedures. Assists with the implementation of research studies by monitoring and documenting processes. Conducts analysis of program implementation to identify areas for improvement and propose appropriate technical strategy and guidelines. Prepares reports and papers summarizing project results. Delivers presentations at professional meetings and conferences. Ensures project implementation adheres to company strategy and remains technically sound. Provides leadership and team building at the task level.   Performs other duties as assigned. Applied Knowledge & Skills: Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures with providing technical support for research studies. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent organizational and analytical skills. Demonstrated proficiency with using Microsoft Office Suite required. Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors and prepare reports. Ability to problem solve and implements corrective action as needed. Problem Solving & Impact: Works on problems of diverse scope that require analysis or interpretation of various factors. Exercises judgment within selecting methods and techniques to determine appropriate action. Builds productive working relationships with internal and external staff. Decision may affect a work unit or area within a department. Supervision Given/Received: Has no supervisory responsibility. Receives methods and procedures on new projects and assignments. May provide guidance to other lower level personnel. Typically reports to an Associate Director or Director. Education: Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent in Economics, Education, Environment, Health, Human Development, Information Science, International Development, Social Sciences or Related Field. Experience: Typically requires 5-8 years of managing data collection and technical assistance experience. Proficiency with database management software and on-line search tools required. Has sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areas. Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff. Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English. Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private company. Typical Physical Demands: Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time. Ability to lift 5-50 lbs. Technology to be Used: Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices. Travel Requirements: 10% - 25%   This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time. FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a  competitive benefits package , professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself. Please click here to continue searching FHI 360's Career Portal. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law. Learn more...
FHI 360 Kampala, Uganda
31/01/2020
Full time
Job Summary:   Provides technical assistance and support to programs. Collects, complies, and analyzes information relevant to programs. Provides administrative and project support, in addition to communication efforts related to program management and execution. Ensures compliance with internal and external regulations. Monitors budget for programs and develops monitoring system for reviewing project status. Ensures completion of program while adhering to budget, scope, and schedule requirements. Develops/Reviews work plans, prepares presentations, and supports other related program objectives and deliverables.   Accountabilities: Provides support to program management such as troubleshooting, updates work plans, coordinates travel arrangements and monitors program activities. Tracks performance against Financial Cost Objective (FCO) ID, project timelines, budget, objectives, and deliverables. Facilitates communication by answering partner inquires and monitoring project websites. Designs, implements, and coordinates specific program activities and may conduct research to achieve program goals. Works with Project Manager and assists with developing budgets, proposals, managing grants, project materials, and information. Collects, complies and analyzes information relevant to the program. May provide administrative support to programs as needed by writing, reviewing, and translating reports on a quarterly basis. Provides technical assistance and support to program. Reviews and contributes to work plans for one or many programs. Documents and shares project accomplishments, challenges, and lessons learned among internal and external partners. Serves as the liaison for internal units, such as finance, contracts, centers, etc. Supports program/project teams administratively and technically to provide high quality deliverables to clients. Develops reports, briefing papers, press releases, and presentations as necessary for one or multiple projects/programs. Ensures timely implementation, and monitors project activities against work plans. Identifies resource development opportunities and supports development of proposals. Assists with budgeting and writing proposals. Serves as the liaison with government officials, local communities, and other organizations. Provides technical input to projects, including monitoring and evaluation. Supervises and mentors staff and provides training on systems, policies, and regulations.   Applied Knowledge & Skills: Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures with program design. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong and demonstrated program/project management skills. Ability to problem solves and implements corrective action as needed. Ability to prepare reports and provide information to management in a timely matter.   Competencies:   There are 31 FHI360 development competencies. The focus for this particular job will be: Project Management (Planning and Time Management) - Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks (sets objectives/goals/measures). Breaks down work into steps, schedules, task/people assignments. Marshals people, time, and resource efficiently. Arranges information in a useful manner, and orchestrates multiple activities at once. Creating and Managing Systems and Processes – Recognizes the need for standardization and balances client and organization need in systems design. Anticipates the effects of process change on people while optimizing task efficiency and simplicity. Problem Solving – Analyzes problems, seeks input from others and considers a variety of solutions. Chooses most efficient and effective solutions with attention to the impact that solution has on other projects and tasks. Employees are expected to possess, or have high-potential for development of these three fundamental competencies.   Problem Solving & Impact: Works on problems of diverse scope that require review of various factors. Exercises good judgment with selecting methods and techniques to determine appropriate action. Builds productive working relationships internally and externally. Decisions may cause delays and affect a work unit or area within a department.   Supervision Given/Received: Receives little instructions on routine work. Receives methods and procedures on new projects or assignments. May provide guidance to other lower level personnel. Typically reports to a Manager/ Associate Director/ Director.   Education: Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent • Knowledge/Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field. ​Project Management (PM) Certification preferred.   Experience: Typically requires a minimum of 5-8 years’ experience with program management, US Government rules and regulations. Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff. Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language as appropriate. Prior team lead experience preferred. Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private organization. International or Domestic (US) Program Development or Program management preferred.   Typical Physical Demands: Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift 5-50 lbs.   Technology to be Used: Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices.   Travel Requirements: 10%-25%   This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time. FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a  competitive benefits package , professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.   Please click here to continue searching FHI 360's Career Portal. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law. Learn more...
FHI 360 Kampala, Uganda
31/01/2020
Full time
Job Summary: Performs research development with senior research staff to develop, implement, manage, and conduct research studies. Makes detailed evaluations, observations analyzes data and interprets results using qualitative/quantitative methods and statistics. Investigates creates and develops new methods and technologies for project advancement. Accountabilities: Prepares research concepts and proposals following established policies and procedures. Conducts data analysis, data reviews, and reporting of research data for evaluation and quality. Assists with the design and implementation of research studies, including the sampling, recruitment, and statistical analysis. Ensures compliance with government regulations when writing and reviewing protocols, analysis plans, reports, and manuscripts. Develops training materials and conducts training for study implementation based on company policies and standard operating procedures (SOPs). Provides input with questionnaire development, analysis, study design, and material management. Plans, organizes, and manages resources/processes for successful completion of study goals. Develops and implements protocols and informed consents for research studies. Provides guidance on any protocol related issues. Manages and oversees budget for one or more research projects. Develops, reviews, and maintains key study documents to ensure adequate resource and reference documentation. May act as team lead and mentors staff on training, systems, policies, and regulations. Serves as the liaison with internal and external partners to ensure effective collaboration efforts. Oversees planning of meetings, site visits, and drafting necessary documents. Oversees and manages a program of research studies or research related activities. May design, implement, and manage one or many research projects from initiation to delivery. Oversees the preparation of data monitoring plans, protocols, final reports and/or publications. Directs the work of others and provides leadership and training on research projects. Reviews and revises existing strategies and develops new approaches to achieve research objectives. Applied Knowledge & Skills: Comprehensive knowledge of theories, concepts, and practices for conducting research studies under government regulations. Strong knowledge of software programs used to perform data analysis. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to motivate, influences, and collaborate with others. Problem Solving & Impact: Works on complex problems that require analysis or interpretation of various factors. Exercises independent judgment in determining methods and techniques to accomplish results. Decisions have major impact on the management and operations of an area within a department. Supervision Given/Received: Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and directs the work of others. Typically reports to a Manager/Director. Education: Master’s Degree or its International Equivalent • Knowledge/Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field. Experience: Typically requires 8+ years of research or evaluation experience with project management, research methodology, implementation, analysis and reporting. Project or technical leadership experience required. Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff. Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English. Typical Physical Demands: Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift 5-50 lbs. Technology to be Used: Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices. Travel Requirements: 10%-25% This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time. FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a  competitive benefits package , professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself. Please click here to continue searching FHI 360's Career Portal. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law. Learn more ...