Operations Manager Employment Opportunity – BRAC International


Organisation: BRAC International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
BRAC International is one of the world’s largest Non-Governmental Development Organizations, working in a number of countries in Africa and Asia on poverty alleviation Programs, is registered in Uganda as BRAC Uganda. The organization implements integrated development approach combining Education, Health, Agriculture, Livestock, Adolescent Empowerment and Microfinance.
About BRAC UGANDA, Health-Program:
BRAC’s health program trains, supervises and manages 4,075 community Health Promoters (CHPs) and health promoters (volunteers) focusing on provision of reproductive, maternal, neonatal & child health care (RMNCH), Reducing vulnerability to communicable diseases and improving nutrition.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Perform activities pertaining to the operational management, supportive supervision & coordination of program activities.
  • Ensure proper implementation of the program/project activities at field level through monitoring of the key indicators of project.
  • Provide necessary support to the team (RHCs, AHCs, PHAs & CHPs) under his supervision, resolve any issues & take administrative action accordingly.
  • Carry out necessary field trips & site visits to ensure effective implementation of projects activities.
  • Submit all relevant reports to the program manager on all project implementation.
  • Ensure operational system is streamlined & well managed/maintained in terms of supply chains from central to community level.
  • Ensure all pilot initiatives are well coordinated & implemented & updated weekly to the program manager & the team.
  • Ensure all instructions/communications are passed effectively & efficiently to the field staff for smooth implementation.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the BRAC International Operations Manager job placement must hold a Masters’ degree in health related fields (preferred field Nursing, Public health and Clinical Medicine).
  • At least five years of health-related experience in implementing direct Community Health work with a large team at field level
  • Ability to liaise with stakeholders and especially government (district, health center and local level officials)
  • Excellent interpersonal, supervisory and mentorship skills to mobilize & inspire trust among team members as well as the community to drive performances on health and sales
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet multiple deadlines.
  • Good communication skills, computer skills (MS office proficiency), Report writing planning and analytical skills are a must
All qualified and interested candidates should send their application letters, Curriculum Vita and copies of academic documents to hrd.uganda@brac.net. The Email should include the position applied for as subject of the Email. Applications should be addressed to; The Human Resource Manager, BRAC Uganda, P.O. Box 31817, Kampala. Uganda


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