Referrals and Linkages Senior Advisor NGO Careers – Doctors with Africa CUAMM

Organization: Doctors
with Africa CUAMM
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: CUAMM
Country Representative
About US:
Founded in 1950, Doctors with
Africa CUAMM was the first non-governmental organization focused on healthcare
to be recognized by the Italian government. It is now the country’s leading
organization working to protect and improve the wellbeing and health of
vulnerable communities in Sub-Saharan Africa.
About USAID RHITES-N Project:
RHITES-N, Lango will contribute
to improving key population- based national health indicators; build the
capacity of the Ugandan government to carry out a sustainable and locally-
driven response to the HIV epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria,
nutrition, MNCH+A, and WASH outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders
to design and implement health system strengthening strategies to scale up
high-impact, evidence-based interventions at the national, sub-regional,
district, and community levels. Interventions will include VMMC, virtual
elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and
condom education and distribution. JSI will focus where the greatest impact can
be realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence
Job Summary: The Referrals
and Linkages Senior Advisor will lead the RHITES N Lango CUAMM team in the
region and ensure quality implementation of project activities. Providing
technical oversight for referral, linkage and retention activities. Including
functionalization of family support groups, MNCH peer mothers, linkage
facilitators, male action groups; set up of an integrated referral system able
to facilitate, track and document bi-directional referrals and strengthening
community health information.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • S/he
    will also oversee a youth health internship programme to provide students
    and fresh graduates with hands on learning opportunities, fill critical
    gaps and attract young workers to underserved areas and engage in
    operational research.
  • Set
    up of a fraud free maternal transport reimbursement voucher scheme to
    support emergency obstetric care referral.
  • Support
    the planning for and implementation of integrated outreaches.
  • Support
    upstream (national) and downstream (district) advocacy and engagement to
    cause desired change and interest in the service areas for Lango,
    participate in relevant national and regional fora.
  • Actively
    contribute to elaboration of high quality periodic reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Development
    Studies, or Health or related disciplines, plus a Master’s degree in
    Public Health, or Health Services management or related discipline.
  • At
    least five years’ experience in work related to the job function especially
    supporting HIV/TB, MNH, community linkages and referrals.
  • Previous
    experience in working with District Local Governments and knowledge of the
    health context in Lango will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent
    organizational skills, be self-driven and able to work effectively under
  • Ability
    to communicate with clarity in speaking and writing and be comfortable
    with quantitative methods and have solid computer skills.
  • Knowledge
    of the relevant Uganda national health policies, strategies and
How to Apply:
All applicants should send an application
Letter, Personal File Form, Download
and updated CV to with the subject –
“Applications RHITES NL April 2018”.
Email should have only the 3
attachments (Application Letter, CV and Personal file form). Please do not fill
the personal file form online, download it, fill and send as attachment with
other documents.
Deadline: 30th April 2018 by 5:00 pm 
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