Voluntary Male Medical Circumcision (VMMC) Coordinator NGO Jobs – Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

Organization: Makerere
University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Prevention
About US:
Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) is a private-not-for
profit Company under Makerere University. MJAP works to build partnerships and
strengthen health systems to optimally respond to HIV/AIDS, TB and other
diseases of public health importance in Africa.
About Project:
MJAP will work in close collaboration with the Rakai Health Sciences
Program (RHSP) to implement a program on Accelerating HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control
in Masaka region (Gomba, Butambala, Sembabule and Mpigi districts). In
addition, MJAP is anticipating a sub-award grant for accelerating HIV/AIDS
Epidemic Control in Kampala region; under the President’s Emergency Plan for
Job Summary: The Voluntary
Male Medical Circumcision (VMMC) Coordinator will support the districts in
developing and implementing strategies for circumcision of eligible males, with
the aim of reducing the risk of HIV infection; and improve on the reporting of
data in accordance with the MOH (Ministry of Health) guidelines.
Key Duties and
  • Support the District Health Teams to
    develop strategies for the adoption and implementation of VMMC Standard
    Operating Procedures (SOPS)
  • Work in close collaboration with the DHTs
    take lead in developing the district VMMC work plans and budgets and
    implement strategies for integration into the district services
  • Support the DHTs to ensure compliance with
    the MOH and PEPFAR guidelines on VMMC
  • Work in liaison with the DHTs, take lead
    in planning and conducting of Training and/ retraining for trainers (ToT),
    for the VMMC Service providers in the supported districts.
  • Ensure monthly, quarterly semi-annual
    & annual targets are achieved; and prepare periodic progress reports
    for submission to the Project Director and relevant stakeholders.
  • The jobholder will document procedures,
    complications and challenges associated with male circumcision and ensure
    appropriate follow up in case of complications in line with MOH
  • Ensure adequate availability and
    accountability of supplies and other logistics for VMMC service delivery.
  • Work in close collaboration with M &E
    teams, set up CQI teams to conduct support supervision in the region
  • Actively participate in VMMC IP, SMT
    regionalization meetings and other relevant fora.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Makerere
    University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) Voluntary Male Medical Circumcision
    (VMMC) Coordinator should preferably hold a Masters’ degree in Public Health, Health Sciences, MSc or related
  • The
    applicant must also hold a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine or Health
  • Additional
    training in the relevant discipline of Humanities is added advantage.
  • A
    minimum of three years’ experience in managing VMMC programs or related
    health donor funded programs.
  • Broad
    knowledge and understanding of HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and
    care service delivery programs
  • Good
    training skills
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills
  • Patient
    counselling and negotiation skills
  • Analytical
    and problem solving skills
  • Ability
    to work with district health teams in a rural setting
  • Good
    computer skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should email their
applications, detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant academic
documents addressed to: The Human Resource Manager, Makerere University Joint
AIDS Program (MJAP) via Email to: hr@mjap.or.ug
NB: Please indicate the
position and region you’re applying for in the subject. Your attachments should
not exceed 5MB.
Deadline: 17th May
2017 by 5:00pm

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