Senior Technical Trainer Non-profit Jobs – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

 Senior Technical Trainer
Organisation: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Deputy Head
of Training Department (IDI)
 Vacancy Code: STTXO1  
About Us:
The Infectious Diseases
Institute (IDI) is an international non-profit organization which is a
partnership of infectious diseases and public health specialists. The overall
objective of the IDI is to strengthen health systems with strong emphasis on
Infectious Diseases, through Research and Capacity Development. IDI has five
operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention,
Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory services (provided
through a partnership with the Makerere University – John Hopkins University
Core Lab) and Outreach.
Job Summary: The Senior
Technical Trainer will support the delivery of exciting training programmes in
the areas of Pathogens of security concern, Infection Prevention and Control,
HIV, TB, Malaria, and Laboratory monitoring and diagnosis that can influence
quality of health care in Uganda and other African countries.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Training:
    Provide technical coordination for courses related to prevention and
    management of emerging infectious diseases such as Viral Haemorrhagic
    fevers, other pathogens of security concern. Provide care to patients in
    the IDI clinic.
  • Project
    Management: Ensure that milestones for assigned projects are met through
    effective planning. Create and execute project work plans and revise as
    appropriate to comply with project milestones. Compile activity and
    periodic reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant must hold a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from a recognized
  • Post-graduate
    degree/qualification in Medicine, Public Health or Infectious Diseases
    would be an added advantage.
  • Four
    years’ experience in the field of healthcare provider training in resource
    limited settings.
  • S/he
    should have demonstrated experience in the delivery of health education
    programs in the field of HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria, pathogens of security
    concern and/or other infectious diseases.
  • S/he
    should have demonstrated teaching, facilitation, and mentoring skills
    including use of adult learning methodology and use of e-materials
  • Familiarity
    with national health issues in the areas of Ebola (Viral Hemorrhagic
    Fever) case management is an added advantage
  • Previous
    experience working in the Ebola treatment unit will be an added advantage
  • Registration
    with the appropriate regulatory authority in Uganda, mandatory
  • Excellent
    spoken and written English
  • Excellent
    facilitation, coaching, and mentoring skills
  • Good
    report writing and technical skills, including proficiency with computers.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should E-mail their updated CVs, which should include
details of email address (if any), present position, current remuneration,
Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) referees plus telephone
contact to the following address. Please make sure that your application letter
, CV and certificates are attached as one document and indicate the Vacancy
code as the subject for your email
The Senior Human Resource
Infectious Diseases Institute —
IDI Knowledge Centre,
Makerere University Main Campus
College of Health Sciences, Makerere University,
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala,
Email to:
Deadline:  5th February 2018

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