DBT Manager Employment Opportunity – Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Job Title:        DBT Manager
Organization: Elizabeth
Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Duty Station: Mbarara,
Uganda
About US:
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is an international non-profit organization which was founded in the United States (U.S) in 1988 and it us dedicated to preventing pediatric HIV infection and eliminating pediatric AIDS through research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs. We are a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 15 countries and at 7,000 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children, and to help those already infected. Today, because of the highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners over the last 25 years, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United States and new infections in children have declined by 58% worldwide. EGPAF Uganda Country program is currently implementing a  number of projects in partnership with various donors.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Co-ordinates the implementation of the
    regional health integration program at the district level; and acts as the
    main link between the EGPAF country team and the District Health Teams on
    a regular basis.
  • Supports the DBTs in the development and
    implementation of overall RHITES SW strategy in line with the MOH current
    policies and implementation guidelines.
  • Coordinates the integration of technical
    support from the technical advisors to the district based officers and
    provides technical guidance to the district teams for work plan
    development to ensure successful implementation of the project.
  • Assist in setting up and running special
    clinics and track progress at individual sites through site visits and
    district reports, in collaboration with M.O.H and the EGPAF program team.
  • Provides technical guidance during the
    development of RHITES SW/ EGPAF;s annual work plan.
  • Manages the process of developing district
    annual and quarterly work plans and budgets; and monitor their
    implementation in all the districts of support. Oversees the process of
    effective and efficient utilization of organization resources in the
    districts of support through monitoring of activities’ implementation,
    review of cash requisitions and accountabilities from the district/ DBTs;
    and provision of the necessary guidance in consultation with the
    Supervisor.
  • Sets up mechanisms to track implementation
    of project activities as per the district work plans and implementation
    plans; and routinely provide feedback about implementation progress to the
    program team.
  • She/he develops and implements strategies
    including supporting routine team meetings, provision of routine feedback
    and conducting performance evaluations to enhance DBT’s functionality and
    performance; and ensuring that the DBTs are effective and efficient.
  • Plans, organizes, coordinates, maintains,
    and assures effective on-site technical support through prioritizations of
    sites to be supported, and development of weekly field plans in
    consultation with the DBTs and technical advisors.
  • Supports the DBTs in timely preparation of
    district reports and site visits TA reports; ensuring that these are
    timely shared and filed with the respective DHTs, site teams and program
    team.
  • Supports the integration of quality
    improvement approaches to improve systems and processes for service
    delivery; and strengthen the implementation of the EGPAF’s data quality
    management system at the district and site level.
  • The jobholder co-ordinates district report
    compilation and technical reporting according to defined reporting
    schedules. Supervises and conducts routine performance management of the
    individual team members and ensure team cohesion, motivation, team work
    and accountability.
  • Maintains a healthy and positive
    relationship with the DHTs, sub-district managers, facility managers and
    other key stakeholders.
  • Develops partnerships and working
    relationships with community structures, NGO’s community leaders, and
    Government representatives at the district level.
  • Render support in identifying,
    documenting, disseminating and scaling up best practices in the integrated
    health services and writes regular monitoring and technical reports as
    required and contribute to EGPAF’s reports.
  • Represents EGPAF and RHITES SW project in
    the supported districts and at national level.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by
    the supervisors.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicant for the EGPAF DBT Manager
    career opportunity should hold a master’s degree in Public Health or
    related health field is preferred.
  • A minimum of five years of professional
    experience working in comprehensive health programs including HIV/AIDS
    prevention, care & treatment, MNCH, malaria and TB.
  • Hands-on knowledge and skills in
    designing, planning, implementing and monitoring HIV/AIDS, MNCH, FP,
    Malaria and Nutrition programs.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of current
    issues and developments in the field of HIV/AIDS and especially MNCH,
    Malaria, PMTCT, ART, HTS and Nutrition.
  • Good knowledge of the district health
    system and community structures.
  • Previous experience in leading and
    managing teams of health professionals.
  • Good knowledge of quality improvement
    principles.
  • Proven kills in teamwork and networking.
  • Excellent verbal communication and writing
    skills.
  • High proficiency in computer use
    especially using basic and/or statistical packages.
  • Willingness to work and travel in rural
    settings in Uganda.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications to this address;
The Senior Human Resources Manager, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS
Foundation (EGPAF), Plot 15 Kitante Close, P.O. Box 21127, Kampala, Uganda
E-mail to:
UgandaRecruitment@pedaids.org
Deadline: 7th July
2017
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