26 May 2017

Fresher Social Work Jobs - HIV Prevention Programs Officer at Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)

Job Title:         HIV Prevention Programs Officer
Organisation: Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Gender and Youth Programs Coordinator
Position Number: MUWRP/12/17

About US:
The Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) is a non-profit HIV research program that was established in 2002 as a result of a memorandum of understanding between Makerere University and The Henry M. Jackson foundation for Advancement of Military Medicine Inc. of USA (HJF). The primary purpose of MUWRP is to develop, evaluate and provide interventions to mitigate disease threats of public health importance to Uganda.

Job Summary: The HIV Prevention Programs Officer will support the design and delivery of HIV prevention programs in MUWRP supported facilities and community Based programs. The officer will work with the prevention and OVC teams support development and adoption of innovative and evidence based interventions that support service delivery to HIV prevention programs to reach children, adolescents, youth and adults.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Oversee the planning, implementation, and evaluation of all HIV prevention programs in compliance with MoH, MoGLSD and PEPFAR guidelines policies and procedures.
  • The incumbent will also leverage resources from the other complementary programs to support implementation of the HIV prevention program.
  • The jobholder will coordinate and monitor performance of CBOs and CSOs supporting implementation of HIV prevention programs.
  • Build awareness and generate demand for HIV prevention and care services with a special focus on adolescent girls and young women, OVCs, young men and adolescents.
  • Support collection, analysis and validation of baseline and routine program data to support implementation and routine program monitoring.
  • Work in liaison with MoGLSD and relevant district based structures to support monitoring and reporting of HIV prevention programs

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the HIV Prevention Programs Officer career opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Social Administration, Social Sciences, or any other related field of study.
  • A minimum of two years of related working experience in implementing HIV prevention programs.
  • Broad knowledge of Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health Policies and strategies

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should download the application form, download here, attach it together with application letters, CVs, Photocopies of academic qualifications and three professional referees. The position number (Check top of advert) and preferred location should clearly be stated in the application letter.

Please send applications to:

The HR and Administration Manager,
Makerere University Walter Reed Project,
Plot 42 Nakasero Road.,
P.O. Box 16524 Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 29th May 2017

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