Director Medical Services and Psychosocial Programs Career Opportunity – People Performance Group (Non-profit Organization)

Organisation: People Performance Group (Non-profit
Organization)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to:
Executive Director
About
US:
People
Performance Group is an HR Consultancy and Recruitment firm that is recruiting
for its valuable client, a not-for-profit child health and development
organisation providing child-focused and family-centered HIV/AIDS prevention,
care and treatment services, health professional training and clinical research
in Uganda.
Job
Summary:
The Director Medical Services and Psychosocial Programs will be in
charge of initiating, developing and monitoring the implementation of systems,
policies and procedures of Medical and Psychosocial programs in line with the
organization’s mission and National AIDs control program objectives.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        
Initiate, develop and monitor implementation of
Medical and Psychosocial policies, strategies, guidelines, and data tool for
the Directorate Medical & Psychosocial Programmes in line with the
organization 5-year strategic plan and National Paediatric and Adolescent HIV
policies and strategy plan.
·        
Develop and monitor the implementation of annual
plan for Directorate Medical and Psychosocial Programmes and manage the budget
and as well as monitor the integration of organization activities into the
various regional plans & budgets in line with organizational mission and
financial guidelines
·        
The incumbent will also develop and monitor the
implementation of ‘3 or 5 years operation strategy’ for the directorate of
Medical and Psychosocial based on holistic strategic thinking through developed
and implementation of periodic Directorate BSCs and PMP for various programs
for program sustainability/continuity then periodically report on the
Directorate performance in line with the organization strategic plan and
National AIDs control program objectives
·        
Periodically monitor the harmonization, and
alignment of periodic operational program plans, program M & E framework to
the National Strategic Plan’s planned priorities for HIV/AIDS prevention and
National HIV Prevention Strategy then continuously monitor implementation of
agreed upon action areas for HIV prevention services.
·        
Initiate, develop and monitor implementation of
the organization Paediatric and Adolescent HIV care & treatment program in
consideration adolescent transitional aspects to adulthood in alignment to new
/updated guidelines for National Paediatric and Adolescent HIV policies and
strategy plan.
·        
Initiative, develop and monitor implementation of
strategies for phasing in, reprogramming as per drastic changes and phasing out
of a given program/project then continuously track periodic program performance
and periodic program reporting while utilizing data from external reviewers and
internally from audit findings, periodic QI and M&E Program/project reports
·        
Prepare medical and psychosocial related fundable
grant proposals in collaboration with other members of the Organization
(Grants/ research team) and support sub¬grant monitoring in line with the
Organization’s Mission
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate should hold a medical-related
master’s degree but not pediatrics
·        
Background of project planning and management.          
·        
A minimum of seven years working experience as
medical personnel, with four (4) years program of experience at managerial
level, in a reputable HIV oriented Non-Governmental Organization.
·        
Working knowledge of project planning and
management principles, donor guidelines, coupled with Strong understanding of
HIV interventions, writing of fundable proposals.
·        
Good team and communication skills
·        
Excellent networking and partnership skills.
·        
Must be dynamic, Persuasive and convincing
·        
Highly self- motivated and able to demonstrate
high initiative.
·        
She/he must have published some papers in regard
to policy development or organization development/improvement
·        
Age: Between
35-45 years.
How
to Apply: 
All
candidates should send their updated CVs and cover letters with three
professional referees to the e-mail address below. Please mark your application
position title in the subject of E-mail e.g.: “Director Medical Services and
Psychosocial Programs”. E-mails that exceed 2 MB will not be considered.
People
Performance Group,
Plot 8
Kltante Close, Kitante,
Kampala.
Uganda
E-mail
to:
application@ppg.co.ug
Deadline:
4th February 2016 by 5:00 PM.
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