USAID HIV/AIDS Specialist Careers - Abt Associates

Job Title:    HIV/AIDS Specialist
Organisation: Abt Associates
Funding Source: U.S Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Technical Director, Clinical Services

About Abt:
Abt Associates is an international development organization composed of dedicated professionals who provide technical assistance, research, analysis, and practical training services in more than 128 countries. Abt seeks to implement a five-year project funded by the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID).

Job Summary: The HIV/AIDS Specialist will play an integral part of a team that will strengthen Ugandan government counterparts in the area of clinical HIV/AIDS improvements for quality health programs.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In charge of capacity building and training of health providers in the delivery of improved and expended services for HIV/AIDS.
  • Supports the expansion of HIV/AIDS services, including assistance related to drugs, logistics, reporting, supportive supervision and external quality control tasks.
  • Assesses the training needs of providers and develops training plans and materials to meet those needs.
  • Ensure the project’s HIV/AIDS activities are evidence informed, well-coordinated and demonstrate results
  • Actively contributes to operational manuals for facilities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the USAID HIV/AIDS Specialist career opportunity should hold a relevant Master’s degree
  • A minimum of six years’ experience with a focus on HIV/AIDS clinical service delivery improvement.
  • Broad working knowledge of latest developments and technology in the area of HIV programming in low prevalence settings.
  • Proven ability to conceptualize, innovate and execute ideas, as well as to transfer knowledge and skills.
  • Proven ability to express clearly and concisely ideas and concepts in written and oral form.
  • Proven skills in supervision, planning and management
  • Previous experience with USAID and donor projects is highly desirable.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the USAID Project are encouraged to send their updated resumes / CVs and application letters that provide details of the applicant’s specific qualifications via Email to Please clearly include the position title in the subject of the E-mail.

Deadline: 25th May, 2016

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