Project Manager- Neglected Tropical Diseases – Uganda

Project Manager – Neglected Tropical Diseases

Country/Region: Uganda Country Office

Location: Moroto

Organization: Save the Children International

Join us to lead sustainable change for children:

  • Be part of a GLOBAL and DIVERSE technical community
  • Get EXPOSURE in many different contexts
  • Test and scale up INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS
  • Influence policies that affect MILLIONS OF CHILDREN


Are you passionate about being an advocate for children? Do you want to use your expertise to bring about lasting change for children and be a part of an inspiring, dynamic global movement?

The Project Manager, Neglected Tropical Diseases will support development of mainstreaming plans, engagement and leveraging other sectors to accelerate progress towards control of Trachoma, Schistosomiasis (SCH) and Soil Transmitted Helminths (STH) within the Act to End NTDs | East program. The Act to End NTDs | East program is a five-year activity led by RTI International in partnership with the participating countries’ Ministries of Health, and is supporting disease-endemic countries to plan, implement and finance solutions to fight NTDs using proven, cost-effective public health interventions. SC is a member of the Act to End NTDs with a focus on provision of technical support for cross-sectoral coordination.

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Key areas of accountability include:

To be successful for this role you will bring/have the following:

  • At Least a Bachelor’s degree required in Public Health, Nursing, Nutrition, Environmental / Community Health or related fields. Master’s degree would be an added advantage.

  • At least three years of experience.

  • Sound understanding of local government systems, previous work experience in Karamoja would be an added advantage.

  • Excellent team working and interpersonal skills including dealing both directly and indirectly with government officials and other partners/stakeholders at various levels.

  • Demonstrated ability to work productively in a rapidly changing, fast-paced environment, and to work under pressure to tight deadlines.

  • Written and oral fluency in English is a requirement.

  • Willing to commit to Save the Children’s aims, values and principles

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at careers

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Application closes on 8th august 2022 at midnight Uganda time.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents


Save the Children International is committed to create a truly inclusive, effective and representative organisational culture, encouraging equity and diversity among its employees and eliminating unlawful discrimination. We want our people to be truly representative of all sections of society. Having a diverse profile of employees, different age groups, backgrounds, cultures, disabilities, gender identities and expressions, sexual orientation etc., including a range of different experiences and capabilities helps us understand, represent and serve our beneficiaries better. We are guided by our values in everything we do, and recognise that being a diverse and inclusive employer helps us fulfil our responsibility to make a difference for children around the world.

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