USAID NGO Careers – Program Management Specialist – Care and Treatment at World Vision

Organisation: World Vision International
Funding Source: USAID
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Technical Advisor HIV/AIDS
About WVU:
World Vision International is a Christian Relief, Development and
Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children,
families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work
in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of
children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for
working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful
completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record
checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness.
Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary: The Program
Management Specialist Care and Treatment will oversee the project
implementation partners and selected public sectors in the development and
implementation of strategies for assuring target workers access to effective
HIV/AIDs care and treatment strategies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Work in liaison with other project staff,
    partners and stakeholders to map available care, treatment for
    opportunistic infections and anti-retroviral therapy services accessible
    to target public sector workers
  • The incumbent will be tasked with the
    development and implementation of strategies for training and increasing
    the number of volunteers in target places with care and treatment literacy
    skills.
  • Identify and initiate working relationship
    with providers to assure access of comprehensive HIV/AIDS care, treatment
    and other wrap round services not directly provided by the project,
    including family planning, malaria prevention, tuberculosis treatment,
    nutrition, orphans and vulnerable children care, water and sanitation,
    psychosocial support, basic health care etc
  • Work closely with other project
    specialists and stake holders to address the main barriers to access to
    adequate care and treatment among target public workers
  • Actively participate in various program
    planning including reviews of HIWA strategic direction, ministry reviews,
    field staff training and evaluation as appropriate
  • Take part in and represent HIWA Project in
    stakeholder meetings at District and National Level
  • The incumbent will also perform any other duties
    as assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    a Bachelor’s degree in human medicine and postgraduate degree in public
    health, health management or other relevant health or social science
    discipline.
  • Significant experience of a minimum of
    five years developing and implementing care and treatment programs for
    HIV/AIDS activities or providing HIV/AIDS technical assistance for
    institutional capacity building to a government ministry or department
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of
    Government of Uganda (GoU) and USG HIV/AIDS prevention strategies
    approaches, and priorities as well as national health policies for
    addressing common illnesses.
  • Proven ability to lead a team of technical
    and project staff and diverse partners and coordinating their efforts to
    achieve target goals.
  • A mature and committed Christian, able to
    stand above denominational diversities
NB: The position is open to Only Ugandan
Nationals.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link
below.
Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at
World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are
particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 17th July, 2015.

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