Non-profit Jobs – Senior Technical Adviser at RTI International

Organization: RTI
International
Project Name: Uganda
Comprehensive HIV Prevention Care Treatment and Support in the Military Project
(UPDF- 3)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Project
Director UPDF-3 Project
About RTI:
RTI
International is one of the world’s leading research institutes, dedicated to
improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of
more than 4000 provides research and technical services to governments and
businesses in more than 75 countries in the areas of health and
pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced
technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and
the environment, and laboratory testing and chemical analysis.
About UPDF- 3:
The Uganda
Comprehensive HIV Prevention Care Treatment and Support in the Military Project
(UPDF- 3) is a three year, US-DOD/PERFAR funded that aims at increasing access
to and uptake of HIV/AIDS relates services among the military personnel their
family members and the surrounding civilian population.
Job Summary: The Senior
Technical Adviser will offer technical leadership, guidance, and assistance to
project staff and project partners, as well and technical and management
support to the Project Director.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Serve as HIV/AIDS technical advisor to the Project
Director, the project technical staff, and project partners service providers
·        
The incumbent will manage the technical quality of
implementation, supervision, and monitoring of project activities in collaboration
with project partner staff
·        
Ensure that project activities are implemented in
accordance with national and/or international standards and contribute to the
achievement of the project goals and objectives.
·        
Actively participate in review and/or development of
training materials, protocols and operational procedures for the various
HIV/AID prevention, care and treatment, and support.
·        
Work closely with the project technical team to
build capacity of project partner staff to implement quality HIV prevention,
care and treatment and support services.
·        
Ensure timely preparation and submission of quality
project reports and work plans.
·        
Actively participate in national technical working
groups on issues pertaining HIV/AIDS prevention care and treatment.
·        
Take part in HIV/AIDS technical collaborative
meetings with implementing partners, Ministry of Health, and donor agencies.
·        
Deputize and provide management support to the
Project Director.
·        
Perform any other duties as directed by the project
director
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant must hold a degree in Medicine and
Surgery (M.B.CH.B)
·        
Possession of a post graduate qualification in
Public Health is required
·        
A minimum of eight years’ experience in supporting
and/ or managing HIV prevention, care and treatment programs
·        
Additional training in HIV comprehensive care,
TB/HIV co- infection clinic management and PMTCT
·        
Skills in planning, budgeting, supervising and
training of health workers
·        
Willingness and ability to make frequent travels up-
country
·        
Excellent writing and computer skills
·        
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified
and interested candidates should apply online by sending their applications online
including updated CVs including three work references to the Country Human
Resource Manager via E-mail, hrapplications@uphiv.rti.org. Emails should not
exceed 2MB.
Deadline: 28th October 2015

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