NGO Careers – HIV/AIDS Program Manager at UHMG

Organization: Uganda Health
Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG)
Duty Station:  UHMG
Head Office – Kampala, Uganda
Reports To:  Director
Programs & Services
About UHMG:
Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG) is a Company Limited by
Guarantee, whose vision is Vision is “A good life for all Ugandans”.  We
envision a Ugandan society with good life, when products and services in
Reproductive Health, HIV, Malaria and Child Health are accessible, affordable
and effectively utilized by all those in need.  Our Mission is “To improve
the quality of life of Ugandans, through the provision of superior and
affordable health care solutions.”   
Job Summary: The primary
responsibility of the job holder is to coordinate UHMG’s HIV/AIDS-related
activities for the program including planning, implementing and reporting. The
position is responsible for supporting the team in the coordination of
work and follow-up with all the partners in the field and government
ministries. This position requires a person who has specific hands-on knowledge
and skills in designing, planning, implementing and monitoring HIV/AIDS
programs especially in prevention and palliative care, with an understanding of
social issues related to HIV, including gender, as a cross-cutting issue. 
The person should have the capacity to work under minimum supervision, be
proactive, manage competing priorities, and follow-up on set targets, as well
as undertake timely reporting, while upholding our Core Values.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work with the HIV/AIDS Program Manager to
    coordinate HIV-related activities for the program including planning,
    implementing and reporting.
  • Work with private health practitioners at
    the UHMG Good Life Clinics to scale up the provision of HIV prevention and
    care services and products.
  • Identify gaps and organize training and
    support supervision of key private health practitioners at the UHMG Good
    Life Clinics providing prevention and care services.
  • Work closely with partners of UHMG as well
    as participate in designing and executing monitoring and evaluation of the
    HIV/AIDS activities.
  • Prepare activity reports on a monthly and
    quarterly basis.
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned from time to time by the supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The candidate should hold a bachelors
    Degree in Medicine, Nursing, Social Sciences or Public Health. A Masters
    Degree in Public Health will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent knowledge and sound
    understanding of current issues and developments in the field of HIV/AIDS
    (e.g., EMTCT, Psycho-social counseling, positive prevention).
  • The candidate should possess at least three
    (3) years experience working in health and HIV programming.
  • Experience in working with national and
    community HIV/AIDS programs.
  • Specific hands-on knowledge and skills in
    designing, planning, implementing and monitoring HIV AIDS programs
    especially in prevention and palliative care.
  • A self-starter, and able to work with
    minimum supervision.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send or hand deliver their CVs,
copies of certificates and cover letter clearly indicating position applied for
on the “top left-hand side of the envelope” to: The Human Resources Manager,
Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG), Plot 20-21, 27-28, Martyrs Crescent,
Ntinda, or to P. O. Box 4553, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 20th September 2013 by
4:30pm.
NB: Only short listed
candidates will be contacted. Please deliver your applications to the UHMG
reception.

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