5 District Project Coordinator USAID RHITES-N Project Job Placements – John Snow, Inc (JSI)

Organization: John
Snow, Inc (JSI)
Funding Source: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Health
System Strengthening Advisor
About US:
John Snow, Inc.
(JSI) is a leader in improving the health of individuals and communities by
providing high-quality technical and managerial assistance to public health
programs worldwide. JSI has implemented projects in 100 countries, and
currently operates from eight U.S. and 81 international offices for the past 30
years. The JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. ID a leading public
health research and consulting organization.
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
locations. RHITES-N, Lango is a five-year contract. The JSI team includes Amref
Health Africa, Doctors with Africa CUAMM, Another Option, and Medical Concierge
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Build technical competencies of facility health care providers in
    HIV prevention, treatment and care and family health through coaching,
    trainings, onsite mentorships and peer to peer learning meetings.
  • To improve HIV prevention services within the district by integrating
    and scaling up high impact HTS services and support the expansion of HIV
    testing efforts for maximum yield.
  • To integrate TB diagnostic and treatment services into key facility
    service points
  • In collaboration with the VMMC Project Officer, improve access and
    quality, care and safety of VMMC services in the district
  • Suppression for children and adults living with HIV.
  • Work with the districts to support scale up of HIV services
    (assessment, accreditation and build the capacity of health facilities to
    provide HIV services)
  • Build the capacity of health workers to improve the quality of care
    provided and work with district leadership to ensure facilities are
    equipped to provide quality emergency obstetric and newborn care.
  • Develop and timely submit work plans and budgets for all assigned
    district-based activities in relation to USAID/ RHITES-N, Lango team.
  • Support health facilities and districts to use data for decision
  • Support to ensure the district Health Teams are functional and
    participate in health unit and DHT meetings to strengthen management
    structures at the health units and in the district.
  • Support the project to document best practices (case studies,
    success stories, abstracts, video clips in addition to the routine and ad
    hoc reports).
  • Maintain an updated district dashboard on performance for key
    project indicators
  • Build the capacity of the district to provide technical support to
    the facilities in the district, and coordinate learning between facilities
    and districts.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the District Project Coordinator USAID RHITES-N
    Project job placement should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine or
    Diploma in Clinical Medicine, a Master’s Degree in public health will be
    an added advantage.
  • At least three years’ work experience gained through serving within
    a government institution or PEPFAR funded program with proven ability to
    coordinate activities of different stakeholders at district and or sub
    national level.
  • Possession of a valid registration certificate from the Uganda
    Medical & Dental practitioners Council.
  • Excellent communication or interpersonal skills is a must.
  • Ability and willingness to reside in and work within the supported
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their updated cover letters and updated CVs
to ug-rhites-n@ug.jsi.com
Deadline: 21st September 2018
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