Program Coordinator, Pediatrics HIV NGO Jobs – Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)

Organisation: Clinton
Health Access Initiative (CHAI)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Pediatric HIV
Program Manager,
About US:
The Clinton
Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is an international health organization committed to
strengthening integrated health systems in the developing world and expanding
access to care and treatment for HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases. CHAI’s
solution-oriented approach focuses on improving market dynamics for medicines
and diagnostics; lowering prices for treatment; accelerating access to
life-saving technologies; and helping governments build the capacity required
for high-quality care and treatment programs. Since its establishment in 2002
by President William J. Clinton, CHAI has worked on the demand and supply sides
of the market to help more than 2 million HIV+ people access the medicines
needed for treatment—representing nearly half of all people and 2 out of 3
children on HIV/AIDS treatment in developing countries. Building on this model,
CHAI has expanded its scope to include efforts to strengthen healthcare
delivery systems and to combat malaria and childhood illnesses.
Job Summary:  The Program Coordinator, Pediatrics HIV will
provide timely strategic and project management support to implement internal
& external projects of the CHAI Uganda pediatrics HIV program. The incumbent
will also build and strengthen working relationships with various teams within
CHAI Uganda, as well as the local Ministry of Health AIDS Control Program (ACP)
and implementing partners. The position will also require field travel to meet
key stakeholders and to interface with the realities on ground to develop
evidence based, pragmatic and sustainable approaches to pediatrics HIV care
& treatment services in Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Work in liaison with and provide technical direction
to the MOH/ACP Pediatric ART teams to assist in the programmatic design of new
Pediatric HIV Program initiatives to close the gap between adult and pediatric
ART coverage.
Technically support MOH/ACP assessment visits,
trainings, supervision and mentoring at selected facilities and utilize data
collected to determine the effectiveness of Pediatric HIV care scale up, and
identify any remaining bottlenecks to optimal implementation.
Render support in the operationalization of
assessment visits, trainings, review meetings, and other activities in selected
facilities by planning and budgeting, organizing logistics, liaising with
MOH/ACP and implementing partners (IPs) with overview from the Pediatric HIV
Program Manager.
Significantly contribute to the review of existing
training materials for health workers to ensure effective inclusion of essential
Pediatric HIV and TB topics.
Contribute to the content and design of job aids
designed to assist MOH and NTLP to operationalize guidelines on pediatric HIV
and TB services.
Contribute to program monitoring and evaluation and
assessment of program impact.
Take part in proposal development process for follow
on funds for the Pediatric HIV program, including budgeting and drafting of
proposal components where requested.
Meet all CHAI Uganda internal reporting
Actively contribute to the development and design of
CHAI’s pediatric HIV and PMTCT strategy in Uganda and globally, and perform any
other duties as assigned by the Pediatric HIV program manager.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should preferably hold a good Bachelor’s
Degree with a focus on public health, medicine or development related field.
At least five to six years’ experience, public or
private sector: Project management experience, including experience working in
diverse teams, managing budgets, financial reporting & effective work
Ability to operate independently, multitask, setting
and achieving ambitious targets with limited guidance.
Skills and knowledge in developing planning tools
such as budgets, progress trackers, and work plans.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
and strong interpersonal capabilities.
Ability to coordinate meetings, to meet deadlines,
to generate data driven reports and work in a fast-paced environment with
maximum efficiency and impact.
Strong analytical skills (quantitative and
qualitative) and relative proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Working knowledge and/or experience of the health
sector in Uganda in general, are an advantage.
CHAI places great value on relevant personal
qualities: resourcefulness, entrepreneurialism, flexibility, independence,
humility, and work ethic
How to Apply:
All candidates
who wish to join the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) in the
aforementioned capacity are encouraged to Apply Online by visiting Link below.
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