4 Field Office Coordinator NGO Job Opportunities – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)


Job Title:    Field Office Coordinator (4
Job Opportunities)

Organization: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)

Funding Source: Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/PEPFAR

Duty Station:

Reports to: Regional
Programme Manager

Vacancy Code:
FOC X001


About US:

The mission of the
Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to “Strengthen Health Systems in Africa
with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases through Research and Capacity
Development”. IDI has six operational areas through which it works to achieve
its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment, Training, Research, Laboratory
services (including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab & Translational Lab),
Global Health Security and Health System Strengthening Programmes.

With funding from  Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
(CDC)/PEPFAR, and in partnership with MoH and respective District Local
Governments, IDI is implementing comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in the West
Nile region of Uganda under the project “Accelerating and Sustaining HIV
Epidemic Control and Related Diseases in West-Nile Region of Uganda under the
President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), 2020-2025”. The project
supports the 12 districts of; Arua, Maracha, Madi-Okollo, Terego, Koboko,
Yumbe, Moyo, Obongi, Adjumani, Pakwach, Nebbi and Zombo.


Job Summary: The
Field Office Coordinator will be the key district liaison officer for the
project responsible for the day-to-day operations of the field office. In
collaboration with DHTs, health facilities and others stakeholders, s/he will
be accountable for ensuring that all project outputs/outcomes in supported
districts under each cluster are achieved through efficient management of
project inputs.


Key Duties and

·       Work in liaison with the Programme Manager,
ensure implementation of all project activities.

·       Carry out frequent monitoring and supportive
supervision visits to health facilities.

·       Coordinate with other units including DHT and
other stakeholders within the project areas.

·       Organize and participate in project review
meetings for the district level stakeholders as require.

·       Provide leadership and overall supervision
for project teams and field activities.


Qualifications, Skills and

·       The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor of
Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) degree.

·       Training in HIV/AIDS care and management is

·       Post Graduate training in Project Planning
and Management will be an added advantage.

·       A postgraduate degree in Public Health will
be an added advantage.

·       Active Registration with the Uganda Medical
and Dental Practitioners Council is a must.

·       Required experience and skills

·       At least 3 years’ experience implementing
HIV/AIDS related projects at decentralized level.

·       Experience working with district health systems
and managing project teams.

·       Excellent written and verbal communication

·       Knowledge of PEPFAR/USG programming policies
and regulations, procedures and practices.

·       Excellent interpersonal skills including the
ability to work effectively with the DHTs and HFs.

·       In-depth knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS
programming issues.

·       Project planning and management skills.

·       Experience with Monitoring and Evaluation of


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their CVs, including details of
email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials
and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated
email address. Email your application and CV to hr@idi.co.ug


Key Notes:

·       IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does
not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment

·       Internal candidates who meet the required
specifications and have worked with IDI for a period of at least one year will
be given priority.

·       Make sure that your application letter, CV
(Not more than 4pages) and certificates are attached as one PDF document.

·       Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject line
of your email.

·       Please note that if you DO NOT indicate the
vacancy code as instructed above, your application will not be considered.

·       Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic

·       Only shortlisted candidates will be


The Senior Human Resource Manager

Infectious Diseases
Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main Campus College of
Health Sciences, Makerere University

P.O. Box 22418,
Kampala, Uganda


Deadline:  4th October 2020


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