Program Officer NGO Jobs - Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Job Title:        Program Officer
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.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the EGPAF Program Officer career opportunity should hold a medical degree and/or a master's degree in Public Health
  • A minimum of five years of professional experience working in HIV/AIDS prevention, care & treatment, MNCH, Family Planning, Nutrition and malaria programs.
  • Hands-on knowledge and skills in designing, planning, implementing and monitoring Malaria, MNCH, PMTCT, clinical care and Pediatric care programs.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the quality improvement framework of MOH and quality improvement principles.
  • Good knowledge of the decentralized health system and community structures. Practical experience in managing ART and MNCH services at district levels.
  • Sound understanding of current issues and developments in the field of Malaria, MNCH and HIV/AIDS.
  • Strong skills in team work and networking.
  • Excellent verbal communication and writing skills.

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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