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Senior Advisor for PMTCT and Pediatric/Adolescent HIV USAID RHITES-EC Project Careers - University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Organisation: University Research Co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project (USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) Project
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda

About US:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.

About USAID RHITES-EC Project:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is implementing the USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project (USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) whose aim is to support the implementation of a comprehensive integrated investment in regional  health, nutritional assistance and HIV/AIDS programs. The five-year project targets 11 districts in East Central Uganda with an estimated total population of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of quality health, nutrition, HIV / AIDS and child development services.

Job Summary:  The Senior Advisor for PMTCT and Pediatric/Adolescent HIV will provide senior level strategic planning and technical leadership for PMTCT and pediatric/adolescent HIV programming to USAID RHITES-EC Activity teams, as well as the 11district local governments and their structures. The position holder will also build and effectively manage PMTCT/pediatric/adolescent HIV partnerships at various levels teams including the Ministry of Health, Development and Implementing Partner Networks, as well as within and across the EC region districts.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Closely working with supervisor, other program and district teams, lead the design, implementation and continuous evaluation of PMTCT, pediatric and adolescent HIV interventions
  • Lead efforts for and participate in hands-on PMTCT/pediatric/adolescent HIV skills building activities for district, healthcare facility and community managers and service delivery teams through onsite training, support supervision, mentoring and coaching
  • Closely work with and support project Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning team, district and site teams to, on a continuous basis, identify PMTCT, pediatric and adolescent HIV data and site-level records gaps and put in place and institutionalize corrective actions
  • Closely work with and optimally leverage efforts from the MOH, regional and district PMTCT/MNCH teams to build and sustain healthcare facility level capacity for delivery of quality PMTCT, pediatric and adolescent HIV services across the continuum of services
  • Fully participate in development of project workplans as well as writing reports and presenting performance results as when and where needed
  • Supervise other project teams as designated
  • Effectively and actively participate in the MOH PMTCT, pediatric and adolescent HIV technical working group activities and other related national level fora, including providing effective representation of the USAID RHITES-EC Activity

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the USAID RHITES-EC Senior Advisor for PMTCT and Pediatric/Adolescent HIV job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and additional post-graduate training in pediatrics, public health, epidemiology or other related qualification
  • Five years or more of professional experience working with PMTCT/pediatric/adolescent programs in Uganda or other developing countries
  • Significant and demonstrable experience collaborating, developing and managing partnerships with Ministries of Health/National Programs, District Local Governments, Communities, PEPFAR Agencies, NGOs, and/or other stakeholders in the relevant areas regarding alignment with national policies and strategic plans
  • Working knowledge and experience in application and use of quality improvement methods to identify address gaps in health service delivery systems and processes
  • Demonstrable good writing and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated leadership and teamwork; produces high quality work in a timely, cost-effective manner; excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to set priorities, multi-task, and work collaboratively with others, as well as independently.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Previous experience with PEPFAR funded projects, including current and deep knowledge on pediatric, PMTCT and adolescent HIV programming is highly desirable

Please note: Only candidates who are eligible to work in the Uganda for an indefinite period without a need for sponsorship will be considered for this position.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the USAID RHITES EC Project should send their cover letters, certificates of good conduct curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact information for three professional references addressed to:

Human Resource Coordinator,
University Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services
Plot 1, East Victoria Close, Mpumudde Division,
Jinja. Uganda

E-mail to:

Deadline: 20th July 2018

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