6 District OVC Officer NGO Job Opportunities – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)


Job Title:    District OVC Officer (6 Positions)

Organization:  Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)

Duty Station:  Kampala
and Wakiso, Uganda

Vacancy Code:

Reports to: Regional
OVC Program Coordinator


About US:

The Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI) is a Ugandan not-for-profit organization whose mission
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


Job Summary:   The District OVC Officer will lead the
day-to-day direct programme implementation of field OVC activities in liaison
with the district, facility and community structures. He/She will ensure that
mobilization of vulnerable persons and communities for social protection, HIV
prevention, and care services is done in line with MGLSD and PEPFAR guidelines
within supported communities


Key Duties and

Conduct assessment of beneficiary households to
identify specific OVC needs
program support

Support functionality of OVC coordination structures
at distric
t and subdistrict

Lead capacity building initiatives among OVC service
providers at various

Support curricula-based initiatives aimed at empowering
OVC with life skills
knowledge to prevent HIV and attain decent livelihood.

Build systems to ensure effective referral and
linkages for OVCs to community

Deliver economic strengthening initiatives to the
critically vulnerable OVC

Ensure high quality reporting of OVC activities
through set nati
onal information
management systems and funder databases.

Promote access and utilization of child protection
services among vulnerable
youths and their household members.

Ensure access to quality legal and protective
services among victims
of child abuse
and survivors of Gender Based Violence

Strengthen provision of high quality health care
packages for OVCs and their
to avert the effects of HIV and AIDS.

Support OVC case management and beneficiary
assessments to track progr
ess towards

Document and report family and child success stories
based on program

Carry out monthly data collection, analysis and
reporting on OVC activities in
supported district.

Perform any other duties as assigned by the


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a
bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Social
Administration, social
or any other related field.

A minimum
of three years of
recent experience implementing USG-funded OVC programs .

Excellent computer skills and working knowledge of
Microsoft office packages

Teamwork and willingness to travel and work in
hard-to-reach areas.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified
and interested 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 with
an 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 process.

In this
particular recruitment, preference will be given to internal interested
candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a
period of at least one year.

sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one

the Vacancy Code as the subject line of your email.

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 disqualification.

shortlisted candidates will be contacted..


Deadline: 19th November, 2020


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