Senior Health Systems Strengthening Advisor USAID Project Career Jobs - John Snow, Inc (JSI)


Organization: John Snow, Inc (JSI)
Funding Source: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is a leader in improving the health of individuals and communities by providing high-quality technical and managerial assistance to public health programs worldwide. JSI has implemented projects in 100 countries, and currently operates from eight U.S. and 81 international offices for the past 30 years. The JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. ID a leading public health research and consulting organization.

About USAID RHITES-N Project:
RHITES-N, Lango will contribute to improving key population- based national health indicators; build the capacity of the Ugandan government to carry out a sustainable and locally- driven response to the HIV epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria, nutrition, MNCH+A, and WASH outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders to design and implement health system strengthening strategies to scale up high-impact, evidence-based interventions at the national, sub-regional, district, and community levels. Interventions will include VMMC, virtual elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and condom education and distribution. JSI will focus where the greatest impact can be realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence locations.

Job Summary: The Senior Health Systems Strengthening Advisor will oversee the health systems technical support provided to the Lango sub-region and district governments. This position requires close coordination with national and regional policy makers and program managers of other implementing partners. This position will be a member of the Senior Leadership Team and will report directly to the COR The Senior HSS Advisor will oversee consultants, having technical checks and reviewing the final deliverables from the consultants when required. The incumbent will work closely with the Chief of Party and assist in drafting strategic plans, preparing strategic documents, concept papers and Annual Work Plans which are based on the strategic plan.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the USAID RHITES-N Project Senior Health Systems Strengthening Advisor job placement should hold a Master’s Degree in public health or a related field OR 5 years of experience (in addition to the below requirement of 5 years) in a management position for a donor funded health project;
  • Eight years of progressively increasing responsibility working for a technical assistance health program;
  • Previous experience working on health systems strengthening activities;

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their updated CVs to ug-rhites-n@ug.jsi.com

Deadline: 20th April 2018

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