US Embassy Jobs – Prevention of mother-to-child Transmission – United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda

Job Title:  Prevention of mother-to-child Transmission

Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Salary: UGX 157,828,400

 

About US:

The United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years.  Ambassador Natalie E. Brown currently heads the U.S Mission to Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and organizations all working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the direction of the Ambassador.

 

Job Summary:  Job holder is a Maternal Child Health and Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (MCH/PMTCT) public health specialist responsible for planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating assigned MCH/PMTCT program activities in Uganda. Under the direction of the MCH/PMTCT Team Lead, job holder supports Uganda’s interventions to significantly improve maternal and infant health outcomes, and efforts to eliminate Mother to Child transmission (MTCT) of HIV, Syphilis and Hepatitis B.

 

Job holder’s duties include technical support subject matter expert (SME) advice and guidance, day-to-day program, and cooperative agreement (CoAg) management for MCH/PMTCT projects, coordination, collaboration with colleagues of agency, interagency technical working groups, and public health entities that support President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)-funded MCH/PMTCT programs in Uganda.




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Completion of a master’s degree in public health or Master of Science in Epidemiology from an accredited university is required.
  • Five years of mid-to senior level public health experience in developing, implementing, and evaluating HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, and/or Reproductive, maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) programs that involve coordination with an international agency or USG/PEPFAR implementing partner is required.
  • Fluent speaking/reading/writing English is required.
  • The job holder will need to use data to prioritize programmatic areas for impact. Program management skills are required, including technical proficiency for timely and rigorous data analysis and data interpretation for continual program improvement, including data management and data analysis.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications with regular keyboard skills where good working speed and accuracy is required. Budget formulation and funds monitoring require the ability to use advanced spreadsheets.
  • Strong oral and written skills for effective communication are required. Ability to develop, conduct, and disseminate quantitative and/or qualitative strategic science with effective communication to expert and lay audiences is required.
  • Program administration skills are required, including reviews of regularly reported data, preparation of ad hoc reports, and management of grants and cooperative agreements.
  • Ability to manage and lead multi-stakeholder teams toward achievement of programmatic priorities, applying tactful and diplomatic skills that ensure effective working relationships with USG, national, and international working partners is required.

 

How to Apply:

All those interested in working with the United States Embassy, US Mission in Kampala should send their applications online at the link below.

 

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Deadline: 27th June 2022

 

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