04 Dec 2018

Exciting Career opportunities with GLOFORD Uganda

GLOFORD (Uganda) www.gloford.org  is a Christian youth serving, transformative leadership mentorship,  Advocacy, development not for profit NGO that was founded in 2009 and registered with Lira DLG in 200 and with Government of Uganda in 2015. GLOFORD is currently operating in Lira, Oyam, Alebtong and Dokolo districts. GLOFORD is committed to working with young people, leaders, communities, Civil society partners, donors, academia and private sector to champion Holistic development programs and approaches to enhance effective, efficient and quality service delivery to the disadvantaged and oppressed communities and individuals. We are conscious of the fact that development is a software that must be built in individuals and as such our commitment to making development work for communities and our country through leadership development and mentorship remains unbent.

Our Vision

To become one of the leading global organizations empowering and transforming humanity to build for generations

Our Mission

Mentoring youth and leaders, empowering communities, collaborating for global change and leading sustainable development.

GLOFORD is responding to USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services – North, Lango (USAID RHITES-N, Lango) project RFP No. 13759-G-02 issued on 23 November 2018 https://www.jsi.com/JSIInternet/IntlHealth/contract/solicitations.cfm . The project will be implemented over five years (2018 – 2023) and is led by John Snow Inc. (JSI) in partnership with Amref Health Africa, Another Option LLC, Doctors with Africa (CUAMM) and the Medical Concierge Group (TMCG).


In collaboration with Ministry of Health of Uganda (MOH) and the local governments, the project will provide technical assistance to support quality health services in nine districts of the Lango region. The purpose of USAID RHITES-N, Lango project is to increase the effective use of integrated health services in the region and develop health systems to sustain these gains. The project is expected to contribute to measurable improvements in key population based national health indicators.


GLOFORD is responding to the RFP and is assembling a team. We are seeking to line up key personnel as we bid for the opportunity. Remember that GLOFORD has no obligation with you yet until the organization secures this opportunity which will be communicated to the job applicants in February 2019.


Please, if you have grants and technical project management for at least three years, grab this opportunity and respond within the tight timelines. Our CEO and Senior Management Team-SMT will engage with you directly by 5th December 2018.


Roles being proposed:


  1. Project Manager as project technical lead
  2. Grants Finance Officer, 
  3. Documentation and Learning Officer/M&E Officer,
  4. Data Management Assistant,
  5. Project Officer-HIV/TB/WASH,
  6. Project Officer-RMNCH/FP/Malaria, Nutrition
  7. Project Officer-Social Behaviour Change Communication and Inclusion,
  8. Project Officer-DREAMS and Youth Engagement,
  9. Project Officer-Leadership, Advocacy and Governance,
  10. Project Support Administrator. 



Since we are all working on tight timelines, GLOFORD seeks to line up these technical team that will deliver on the project being proposed should GLOFORD succeed in this bid for opportunity with JSI. This tight deadline should be respected and we believe personnel in this category understand the nature of this pressure and will respond within the deadline as is always the case in this industry.

General Qualifications, Skills and Experiences:


Personal specification

Essential Desirable
Professional Qualification

A Bachelor’s degree relevant to the role you are applying for


   Knowledge of specific sector highlighted by role, challenges and opportunities

Experience delivering successful health interventions in the Lango sub region/Northern Uganda

Knowledge of participatory research methods, participation action and learning

Knowledge of contextual diversity of various areas of Lango


Minimum of 3 years’ experience in specific technical role with at least 1-2 years with some international organization

Knowledge and understanding of project management and grants especially USAID supported projects is an added advantage

Experience of quality report writing

Experience with district led partnership and health service leadership

Good experience in community organizing for sustainable development

Experience in the following thematic areas of health programming

§  Increase community access, awareness and demand for HIV testing services, including HIV self-testing;

§  Promote HIV prevention strategies: voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC), elimination of mother-to-child transmission (eMTCT);

§  improved access to ART and viral load suppression; reduce HIV related stigma and discrimination; optimization and strengthening of facility -community linkages;

§  Improve access to Family Planning with focus on addressing myths and misconceptions;

§  Address gaps in RMNCH, new-born, child survival and nutrition and malaria;

§  Ensures care and treatment of TB, including TB-HIV coinfection and drug resistant and multi-drug resistant (DR and MDR-TB).

§  Uganda and district local government Health service delivery systems and contexts with clear understanding of sector policies, investment plans, development plans among others

   Experience of conducting research

Experience of organizing lesson-learning sessions


Problem solving and partnership brokering

Data collection and management

Analytical and research skills

Good command over report writing in English

Good interpersonal skills

Excellent computer knowledge with command on MS Excel among other packages of MS Office

   Handling and processing data

Communication skills for presenting monitoring findings

Fluency in Lango in addition to English will be an added advantage


Time management and ability to prioritize multiple tasks

Leader under pressure

Self-motivated person able to work without close supervision

Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment yet in a growing organization

Travelling to far areas independently

Able to effectively promote GLOFORD’s vision, mission, values, and objectives

Willingness to grow with GLOFORD

Devoted and practical Christian with proven integrity

Learning for growth and development

   Communicating information effectively

Thinking clearly, deeply & broadly

Understanding of GLOFORD’s value system

Understanding of GLOFORD’s work particularly in Lango

Knowledge of GLOFORD’s working areas in Lango

Willing to work additional hours at crucial times

Team player

Practicing innovation, flexibility  and change

Working Conditions

Ability and willingness to travel and stay at remote locations that are located within potentially hostile environments. Able to travel within the Lango sub region, country and internationally as required. The above statements are intended to describe the essential requirements of the jobs and specific job descriptions will be handed over to those who will be lined up for the roles.

Application submission:

Are you the one we are looking for?  Please submit your application, including a letter of interest, Curriculum Vitae and academic credentials addressed to or hand delivered to:-

  1. The Chief Executive Officer

     GLOFORD Uganda, P.O. BOX 382, LIRA.

Physical address: Muntu Investment House 2nd floor room 3; Plot 10, Ojwina Road, Wigweng Village, Barogole Parish, Ojwina Ojwina, Lira Municipality, Lira


  1. By email to info@gloford.org with the subject (position applied) – (Your Name)’. Attach a curriculum vitae, academic credentials and a cover letter only.

The closing date for submitting applications is 4th December 2018 at 23:59 hours for online applicants and 17 Hours for those delivering hardcopies. Any form of lobbying/canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification of one’s application. GLOFORD is an equal and growing opportunity employer.