49 No Experience DREAMS Sub-County Coordinator Job Opportunities – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Organisation: Rakai
Health Sciences Program (RHSP)
Funding Source: US PEPFAR/
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Duty Station:  Lwengo,
Lyantonde, Rakai, Kyotera, Bukomansimbi, Gomba, Sembabule, Uganda
Reports to:  DREAMS
Program Area Supervisor
About US:
Rakai Health Sciences Program
is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery organization. It
strives to improve the quality of life of the local population through a
combination of community based research, curative services and prevention
strategies in the District of Rakai, South Western Uganda. It is based at the
Uganda Virus Research Institute Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai District.
About CDC Program:
With funding from PEPFAR/
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), RHSP is implementing a 5 year
comprehensive HIV/ AIDS program in the 12 districts of Masaka region namely;
Rakai, Kyotera, Masaka, Kalungu, Bukomansimbi, Lyantonde, Lwengo, Sembabule,
Butambala, Gomba, Mpigi, and Kalangala with an aim of achieving rapid HIV
epidemic control.
Job Summary: The DREAMS
Sub-County Coordinator will assist in the implementation of all DREAMS
activities within the respective sub-county as guided by PEPFAR. The sub-county
coordinator will work with the District DREAMS Coordinator, Program Area
Supervisor, and other community structures to ensure quality delivery of DREAMS
services in the respective districts.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage the implementation of DREAMS activities
    in the respective sub-county, by program area as described in the DREAMS
    work-plans and guided by the SOPs
  • Prepare accountabilities for respective field activities within the
    respective sub-county.
  • Plan for and oversee different operational
    field activities in the respective program areas within the sub-county.
  • Ensure daily reporting of program area
    activities in the sub-county via Slack.
  • Prepare
    weekly reports for the respective program areas within the respective
  • Work closely with the district coordinators and
    program area supervisors for effective planning and coordination of
  • Oversee maintenance of all DREAMS safe spaces within a sub-county
  • Work with various community structures to
    ensure smooth running of DREAMS field activities.
  • Perform any other duties and responsibilities
    as assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the DREAMS Sub-County Coordinator job opportunity
    should hold a Diploma in Social
    Sciences, or Related humanities field
  • Previous experience with DREAMS programming is
    an added advantage
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to work in a rural and multi-cultural
  • Ability to ride a motorcycle is an added
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested applicants should send their application letter, valid academic
documents and detailed resume (CV) with three recognizable referees to:
The Human Resource Manager,
Rakai Health Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279, Kalisizo, Rakai,
Deliver to: Rakai Health
Sciences Program offices
Clement Hill Plot 8 Kampala,
Send via E-mail to:
NB: Please indicate on
the envelope & application; a) the position applied for, b) The district of
preference. For all online applications, save your documents as position &
district of preference ( e.g. Administrative Assistant Kalangala)
Deadline: 16th February 2017

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