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Programs Officer job at dkt

About the Organization

DKT ensures that contraceptives are easy to buy and that people want to use them. If women and men can find contraceptives at a nearby store or clinic, have confidence in the quality of the product and are able to choose a contraceptive that fits their needs, they are more likely to use them.

Job Description

DKT International is a leading contraceptive social marketing organization whose core mission is the provision of safe and affordable options for family planning, reproductive health, and HIV/AIDS prevention. DKT International is one of the largest private providers of family planning and reproductive health products in the world, with a presence in over 50 countries. DKT began operations in Uganda in 2017 and currently markets and sells a variety of products under the leading brand categories: Kiss Condoms, Lydia Contraceptives, and Kare Maternal Health products. DKT is a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and health-minded organization where individuals can make a difference in improving lives of people.

DKT is looking for dynamic, committed, and success-driven candidates for the position of a Programs Officer on a one year fixed contract to support the programs team, oversee, and implement DKT’s programmatic-related activities in Uganda. The Programs Officer will report to DKT Uganda’s Programs Manager.

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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the implementation of DKT Uganda’s programmatic activities, including facility assessments, Quality Assurance and training needs assessments.

  • Implement programmatic activities aimed at advancing DKT’s goals, including healthcare provider trainings, monitoring & evaluation, and selected stakeholder engagement.

  • Support DKT’s monitoring and evaluation activities, specifically as they relate to partner facilities and community engagements.

  • Roll out the implementation of DKT Uganda’s healthcare provider training activities to ensure quality of services (including supporting the review and development of training curriculum and training materials).

  • Support in the development of program documents, including work plans, briefs, donor reports, monitoring & evaluation reports,

  • Ensure effective management of partner clinic relations and effective coordination with program partners working in these clinics to deliver and communicate results.

  • Manage partner facility, branding, demand generation activities and service uptake activations.

  • Contribute to implementation of medical detailing activities across all regions.

  • Effectively report, communicate and represent DKT’s core mission in key national events

  • Conduct regular travel in the field for oversight and implementation of program activities

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Qualification, Experiences and Competencies

  • Minimum 3-5 years of progressive program management experience in family planning and/or reproductive health programs in private sector or NGO.

  • Minimum qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in public health, Midwifery, Nursing, Health services management, project or related discipline from an accredited institution

  • Demonstrated success managing programmatic activities in the areas of family planning and reproductive health.

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in the Uganda family planning and reproductive health landscape

  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of basic program planning, monitoring, and evaluation of activities

  • Demonstrated experience effectively managing trainings and facility-based activations donor-funded programs and partner coordination.

  • Excellent writing skills, ability to write concept notes and programmatic reports.

  • Strong command of MS Office

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • A strong sense of ethics, honesty, and integrity

  • Enthusiasm and “can do” attitude, solution-oriented and ability to work under minimal supervision

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to work in teams and bring together diverse groups of stakeholders

  • Passionate about family planning and reproductive health issues

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