VMMC Program Coordinator Job Placement – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Organisation: Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)
Funding Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is an international non-profit organization
which is a partnership of infectious diseases and public health specialists.
The overall objective of the IDI is to strengthen health systems with strong
emphasis on Infectious Diseases, through Research and Capacity Development. IDI
has five operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission:
Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory services
(provided through a partnership with the Makerere University – John Hopkins
University Core Lab) and Outreach.
About CDC Project:
Diseases Institute (IDI) received funding from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(CDC)/PEPFAR to implement a comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in the mid-western
Uganda Districts of Kiboga, Kibaale, Kyankwanzi, Hoima, Masindi, Buliisa and
Kiryandongo. The project is called “Accelerating Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Service
Delivery through Health System Capacity Building and Technical Assistance of
District Health Teams and Health Facilities in Western and West Nile Regions in
the Republic of Uganda under PEPFAR.”
Job Summary: The VMMC Program Coordinator will manage the scale
up and implementation of VMMC services across IDI supported districts.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In charge of ensuring that all project
    objectives are met through effective planning and coordination of
    technical assistance.
  • In charge of the planning, contracting and
    ensuring that VMMC work is completed according to pre-established MoH
    guidelines, and standards.
  • Communication and coordination with
    stakeholders. Timely and accurate completion and submission of all reports
    and financial accountability.
  • Develop work plans, budgets and narratives
    for the purpose of project planning 
  • Manage the scale up and implementation of
    Safe Male Circumcision (SMC) services across IDI supported districts in
    line with MOH/ CDC guidelines and standards.
  • Offer support in the design of Safe Male
    Medical Circumcision capacity building interventions and monitoring of
    results in line with the national policy standard guidelines.
  • Build, strengthen and manage relationships
    with other partners working with the project SMC facilities to ensure
    coordination of prevention services.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned
    by management.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the VMMC Program
    Coordinator career opportunity should preferably hold a Bachelor of
    Medicine and Surgery Degree
  • Completion of Internship; with full and
    active registration with the UMDPC
  • Additional training in SMC service provision
    in the context of HIV/AIDS care and prevention
  • Possession of post graduate training in
    public health or Project planning and management will be an added
  • A minimum of three years’ experience managing
    VMMC programs in collaboration with DHTs
  • Excellent track record in managing
    performance based projects offering prevention interventions.
  • Previous experience in managing technical
  • Excellent writing, analytical and oral presentation
  • Excellent computer skills including the use
    of word processing projects, presentation software, email, databases and
    spread sheets
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their application cover
letters with a detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees to:
Human Resources Manager,
Diseases Institute,
Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for
Deadline: 11th March, 2016 by 5:00 PM

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