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Earn over 137m as Senior Program Management Specialist (HIV/AIDS Prevention) at United States US Embassy / Mission

Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary: UGX 137,483,245-202,072,484 per annum

About US Embassy:
The United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years.  Ambassador Deborah R. Malac 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. 

Among the offices operating under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace Corps 

Job Summary: The Senior Program Management Specialist (HIV/AIDS Prevention) provides overall strategic and technical leadership and guidance to USG inter-agency partners, development partners, all levels of government, private sector and civil society organizations in support of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) partnership between the United States Government (USG) and the Government of Uganda (GoU). The incumbent serves as a mid-level manager within USAID/Uganda’s Office of Health and HIV. HIV prevention plays a pivotal role in the USG’s and GOU’s HIV/AIDS response and is even more critical as we pursue the global goal of “90-90-90” - that is 90% of Ugandans living with HTV are identified, 90% of those identified are enrolled on ART, and 90% of those have sustained viral suppression as well as the PEPFAR goal of HTV/AIDS epidemic control by 2020. In this context, the HIV/AIDS and TB Team requires a highly experienced HTV Prevention Specialist to provide strategic and technical direction to this $188+ million, technically complex, cross-cutting portfolio. The incumbent serves as the team’s leader on HIV/AIDS prevention issues, identifying opportunities for USG engagement in HIV/AIDS prevention programming and for effective collaboration and coordination with the GoU and other development partners. S/he will work across the Health and HTV Office and other offices in the Mission to support a coordinated, strategic approach to HIV prevention programming. The incumbent will have at
least eight years of progressively responsible experience in the field of HIV/AIDS; USAID, USG, international health organization, and/or international development organization program design and management experience; and extensive knowledge of Uganda’s development and HIV/AIDS program dynamics.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The Specialist will provide strategic and technical leadership on HTV/AIDS prevention issues to the USAID Mission and the broader USG PEPFAR Team. S/he will:
  • Oversee the $35+ million HTV prevention budget ensuring that key priorities are adequately resourced.
  • Serve as the primary expert and advisor on HIV prevention issues to the USAID/Uganda Mission.
  • Maintain familiarity with current state-of the-art programmatic and research innovations towards the reduction of high-risk behaviors related to HTV transmission. S/he will provide expert advice to the Health and HTV Office and the Mission on new and emerging priorities and approaches that significantly impact HTV transmission.
  • Support the development, improvement and dissemination of sound HIV/AIDS prevention policies and strategies in response to evolving epidemiological evidence.
  • Establish effective linkages between HTV prevention, care and treatment, and health systems strengthening programs to ensure holistic and integrated approach to HIV/AIDS programming.
  • Identify new opportunities and strengthen existing opportunities for integration of HIV/AIDS with other health, education, economic growth and democracy and governance activities, and well as with other areas of Mission work as appropriate.
  • Support and strengthen coordination and harmonization of prevention approaches and messages across USAID-funded activities.
  • Participate as a senior USAID/Uganda representative in USG interagency and national level technical, programmatic and policy meetings, consultations and working groups related to HIV/AIDS prevention.
  • Participate in and take the lead on each stage of project design for new HTV prevention activities, including drafting and obtaining approval for concept papers, writing scopes of work, evaluating applications/proposals, and supporting the start-up of new projects.
  • Technically advise and make recommendations on the need for short-term technical assistance; write scopes of work for consultants.
  • Prepare reports and responses to USAID/Washington and State/Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator ad hoc requests for information.
  • Provide expert advice and leadership in HIV prevention programming for key and priority populations.
  • Serve as Agreement or Contracting Officer Representative (A/COR) or Activity Manager, providing day-to-day management of specified prevention activities. Review and approve workplans, budgets, quarterly and annual reports, performance monitoring plans. Monitor activities and provide supportive supervision through field visits.
  • Assume responsibility for the financial management of assigned activities which includes monitoring bum rates and ensuring that obligations, expenditures, and budget pipelines conform to action plans. Submit quarterly accruals reports and ensure appropriate and timely incremental funding of activities.
  • Provide technical input across the Health and HIV Office on implementing partner annual work plans, quarterly and annual reports for implementing partners and ensure these are consistent with current USG and GoU prevention priorities.
  • Work closely with USAID partners to ensure that program achievements and lessons learned are reported, documented, and disseminated to sector representatives.
  • Work with the Strategic Information Team to initiate and coordinate targeted analyses of HIV/AIDS data to generate trends and patterns to inform planning and programming.
  • Supervise up to two technical Cooperating Country Nationals (CCNs), including developing annual work objectives, mentoring, facilitating professional development, completing annual performance reviews and providing performance feedback.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
  • The applicants for the US Embassy Senior Program Management Specialist (HIV/AIDS Prevention job opportunity should hold a Master’s Degree in a field relevant to development assistance such as Medicine, Social Sciences, Social Work, Public Health, and International Development. Other relevant training or certification, if applicable, to augment university degrees and work experience.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of progressively responsible, professional experience in HIV/AIDS with international development organizations and/or other multi-lateral or bi-lateral organizations.
  • Increasingly responsible experience in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of HIV/AIDS prevention initiatives in developing countries and/or in generalized epidemics.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply relevant regulations, policies, and operational guidelines of entities such as the U.S. government, international health organizations, or international development organizations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of PEPFAR processes through which HIV/AIDS programs are planned, reviewed, approved, implemented and evaluated.
  • Demonstrated HIV/AIDS program design and effective implementation experience in developing country/generalized epidemic settings.
  • Demonstrated understanding of state-of-the-art HIV/AIDS combination prevention initiatives including HIV counseling and testing, gender based violence prevention and mitigation and post violence care, targeted key and priority population programming, condom promotion, social and behavior change communication, pre-exposure prophylaxis, and voluntary medical male circumcision.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply policy directives to activity design, implementation and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Experience in analyzing HTV/AIDS epidemiological data and translating data into practice.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of or experience working with PEPFAR.
  • Ability to communicate information in an objective, transparent, accurate, and concise oral and written forms and to represent USAID/Uganda’s programs and priorities to a wide range of outside parties including senior Ugandan officials, senior management, and others.
  • Ability to independently conceive, plan, organize, manage, and evaluate important, diverse and complex work projects.
  • Excellent analytical, technical and project management skills to review and provide substantive feedback on concept papers, proposals, program descriptions/scopes of work, performance reports, and other technical and programmatic documents.
  • Ability to participate in and/or lead internal and external teams.
  • Ability to respond professionally and adjust in fluid situations in order to meet deadlines in the face of competing priorities and time pressures.
  • Ability to resolve complex planning and implementation issues with colleagues in technical offices and other parts of the mission.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including diplomacy and tact, to work effectively with people at all levels, from senior officials to support staff, in a culturally diverse environment, accepting divergent points of view and help find consensus to achieve team goals.
  • Ability to develop positive working relationships within an interagency working environment. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with implementing partners, private sector partners, other donor partners, and both central and district level Government of Uganda counterparts.
  • Ability to effectively appraise staff, write annual performance evaluations and set mutually agreed-upon and achievable work objectives for staff that he/she supervises.
  • Excellent computer skills including in Microsoft Office, web-based databases, and electronic filing, including the ability to help others and to learn new programs quickly.
  • Language Proficiency: Level IV (fluent) in English is required with excellent speaking and writing skills.

How to Apply:
All those interested in working with the US mission in Kampala should send their applications and strictly adhere to the following:
  • A signed DS-174 Employment Application for Locally Employed Staff or Family Member, Click Here
  • Cover letter clearly indicating the position for which you are applying and describing how you meet the minimum requirements
  • A Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Copies of Academic Transcripts
  • Names, contact numbers, and e-mail addresses of three (3) professional references. At least one of the references must be a prior or current direct supervisor.

Submit Application To:

Human Resources Office
By email at

NB: Your application will be reviewed if you have fulfilled all the requirements including submission of standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) in a single attachment (No Zipped files, Links or Multiple Attachments) and should not exceed 10MB. Please clearly indicate the position number and title you are applying for on the DS-174 form.

Deadline: 26th October 2018

The US Mission in Kampala provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.  The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

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Several Medical Representative Liptis Nutrition Job Opportunities - Goodman International Ltd

Organization: Goodman International Ltd
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Goodman International Ltd is a Pharmaceutical Company based in Kampala – Uganda, dealing in Importation & Distribution of Human and Veterinary Medicines, Nutritional products, Agent & Local Technical Representative (LTR) for several Manufacturers from Europe and Middle East.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         To Promote and market the Liptis Nutrition range of products in the Ugandan market & where applicable, out of Uganda and to ensure profitable growth of the same.
·         To routinely look for orders from customers and make regular checkups on them for any change in the stock supplied to them and tactfully convince them to improve their orders.
·         Regularly updating customers and their attendants of new developments such as new additional products on the Liptis Nutrition range as well as educating them on the strategies/benchmarks on selling particular products to customers
·         Regularly asking customers the challenges they face when selling or using the products and recording them so that the department can come up with precise answers and give them feedback in time.
·         Come up with various strategies in marketing that are result oriented so that they can be reviewed, implemented and monitored to meet the Company set targets.
·         Always be smart, keep time and make a day-to-day schedule of planned activities.
·         To work hard and show improvement on sales as per the sales targets that will be set from time to time. You should achieve at least 90% of the sales target.
·         To propose various Marketing strategies discussed with your Supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant for the Goodman Medical Representative job must hold a Degree/Diploma in nutrition course.
·         Two years of working experience in infant formula.
·         Excellent communication and customer care skills.
·         Should be Smart, Active, Motivated and ready to learn.
·         Should be Business Oriented, with excellent skills in Sales & Collections.
·         Should be familiar with Sales Related Reports, Designing & Presenting.
·         Age: Below 32 years.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to hand deliver their applications with the following; cover letter and updated resume.

Address them to:

The Human Resource Manager
Goodman International Ltd
Hala Plaza
Plot 24B Nakasero Road      
P.O. Box 21311, Kampala – Uganda

Deadline: 20th October 2018

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. In case you are not contacted within 1 week after application deadline, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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Entry Level Counselor Non-profit Job Careers - Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Job Title:          Counselor
Organisation: Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station: Uganda
Vacancy Code: COUX2
Reports to: Field Office Coordinator

About US:
The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is an international non-profit organization which is a partnership of infectious diseases and public health specialists. The overall objective of the IDI is to strengthen health systems with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases, through Research and Capacity Development. IDI has five operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory services (provided through a partnership with the Makerere University - John Hopkins University Core Lab) and Outreach.

Job Summary:  The Counselor provides technical support on psycho- social interventions to IDI supported health facilities in offering quality counselling services to clients, their families and community members, and to mobilize community members to respond to the HIV epidemic.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Mentor and supervise health workers in the provision of quality and comprehensive HIV counseling services to clients and their partners, and other family members, communities and partners;
  • Provide support to health workers and volunteers in the process of empowering clients with skills for self-reliance and making appropriate succession plans;
  • Support establishment and maintenance of Provider Initiated Counseling and testing (PICT) corners at all health facilities;
  • Coordinate and support health workers to plan and implement HIV preventions interventions for key and priority populations;
  • The incumbent will also support health facilities in setting up peer support groups and facilitating the support group meetings for special populations of people living with HIV;
  • Support and strengthen skills of health workers to conduct continuous quality improvement activities in relation to HIV/AIDS prevention;
  • Support health workers and volunteers compile MoH reports and related program reports;
  • Support and strengthen quality of CMES provided at the health facilities;
  • Support health facilities in developing referral systems for clients coordinate and support health facilities to scale up community mobilization, sensitization and service delivery for HIV prevention services;
  • Perform any other duties as may reasonably be assigned from time to time by the Team Leader-Technical Supervisory Teams.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Counselor job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields; Social Sciences, Education, SWASA, Development Studies, Community and Adult Education, Community Psychology, Guidance and counseling or BSc. Nursing.
  • Evidence of having attended HIV counseling courses lasting at least one month
  • Active registration with the relevant professional body
  • One year of experience in HIV counseling in a busy clinical setting
  • Mentorship, counseling, and communication skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Willingness to travel and provide care services at selected health facilities and outreaches
  • Fluency of the local languages within the supported districts is desirable.
  • Willingness to work and live in rural areas is required.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should E-mail their updated CVs, which should include details of email address (if any), present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the following address. Please make sure that your application letter, updated CV and certificates are attached as one document and indicate the Vacancy code as the subject for your email

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.

Email to:

Deadline: 29th October 2018

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Service Provider In-Charge NGO Jobs - Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)

Job Title:      Service Provider In-Charge
Organisation: Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Medical Coordinator

About Us:
Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU) is a member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), and its core mandate is to promote high quality, high impact and gender sensitive Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights information and services through capacity building, specialized service delivery, issue specific advocacy and strategic partnerships.

Job Summary:  The Service Provider In-Charge will manage and provide Sexual & Reproductive Health (SRH) services at RHU outlets in accordance with M.O.H and international guidelines. SRH services include counseling and providing of long and short term methods of family planning, diagnosis of simple related conditions, such as STIs, malaria, UTI/RTI, screening for cancer of the cervix, management of infertility, HIV counseling and testing, etc. These services are offered at the static clinic as well as in the community, through outreach.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage clinic, outreach and community SRH service delivery units so as to attain and maintain national quality standards
  • Co-ordinate and monitor programme and project implementation at the RHU branch to ensure attainment of planned results.
  • Provide clinical SRH services to clients at all delivery units as per RHU’s SRH package.
  • Provide technical training, guidance and mentoring to staff and community agents to improve and standardize their performance
  • Initiate and develop programme activities that address branch SRH needs in a gender and youth focused manner
  • Develop and maintain networks with partner organizations at district level for purposes of resource sharing and cost saving
  • Coordinate Volunteer Members’ activities in the branch
  • Ensure maintenance of valid and up to date finance and program documents regarding RHU branch activities, including the preparation of timely, accurate and complete reports
  • Work closely with government structures e.g. VHTs and advocate for inclusion of RHU activities into district work plans and access to district health resources
  • Perform any other professional duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold a Diploma in Clinical Medicine from an accredited institution and three years of relevant experience in Reproductive Health Service Delivery, including long term family planning, as well as proven training and experience in project management.
  • The applicant should preferably have previous NGO experience.
  • Thorough knowledge as well as skill in providing integrated Sexual and Reproductive Health services.
  • Skill in offering related training, quality of care assessment, supervision, excellent report writing and feedback.
  • Demonstrated effective leadership, administration and motivation skills, organizational ability and capacity to multi-task and deliver accurate and complete results in an efficient and  timely manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with minimum supervision or under pressure, and willingness to coach, guide, and build task oriented teams.

How to Apply:
All applicants should send post their application letters and attach certified copies of academic transcripts, a detailed Curriculum Vitae and other relevant documents as well the contact addresses (e-mail) of 3 referees including their telephone contacts to:

The Executive Director,
Reproductive Health Uganda,
P.O. Box 10746, Kampala. Uganda

Or hand-deliver at: RHU Head Office, Plot 2, Katego Road, Kamwokya (Opposite Uganda Museum).

Deadline: 19th October 2018

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Social Franchise Coordinator MaNe Project Careers - PACE (PSI Uganda)

Organization: Program for Accessible health, Communication and Education (PACE)
Reports to: Implementation Team Lead
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About Us:
Program for Accessible health, Communication and Education (PACE) is the local branch of Population Services International (PSI), one of the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to be healthy by providing access to products and services that range from mosquito nets to HIV testing.

About MaNe Project:
Population Services International (PSI) Uganda will implement the Maternal and Newborn (MaNe)-Kampala Slum Project in partnership with Kampala Capital City Authority and Makerere University School of Public Health. The objectives of this project are to:-
  • Empower the urban poor pregnant mother to be able to recognize illness and make timely decision to seek care for herself and her baby;
  • Ensure that the quality care she needs is accessible by harnessing and collaborating with the widely available private providers and
  • Improve referral linkage between primary level facilities and the referral hospitals so that poor mothers and newborns can get timely and effective emergency care.

Job Summary:   The Social Franchise Coordinator will be responsible for implementation of MaNe project facility level strategies and activities with the goal of increasing demand for Maternal and Newborn services and growing the business performance of the project facilities. He/She will provide marketing support and business advisory services to build sustainable private health facilities offering Maternal and newborn services. The SFC will work cross-functionally within project facilities to maximize effectiveness and outcomes, and works closely with multiple stakeholders to understand and effectively execute franchise strategy.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Coordinate, follow up and ensure execution of all project activities at project facilities (especially the private) and liaison with the SBCC coordinator to develop sustainable demand interventions.
·         Liaise with the SBCC coordinator to test and refine demand generation interventions based on evaluation and learning evidence.
·         This position will also be responsible for the MoU or contract management with all project facilities especially the private health facilities.
·         Development of communication and knowledge management approaches for project facilities.
·         Support teams to ensure that the improved Business Systems Value Proposition Pillar is rolled out as well as ensuring that monthly analytics and reports are with project stakeholders and the wider team.
·         Coordinate capability development interventions for the different franchise partners and staff members.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in relevant fields e.g. humanities, finance, public administration or health.
·         Three years of experience working at a supervisory level
·         Background in Social Franchise and project coordination role.
·         Broad knowledge and understanding of local healthcare and small and medium enterprises systems is a plus
·         Experience in social marketing/franchising an added advantage
·         Influencing/Negotiation skills: Ability to understand both internal and customer perspectives so as to be able to build a win-win strategy for financial and value- based negotiation.
·         Working Across Boundaries: Thinks and acts beyond one’s silo - bridges team, functional, divisional and/or geographical boundaries
·         Strategic Thinking: Visualizes the way forward, identifying opportunities that add value to the work and to the business
·         Project Management: Organizes work efforts by prioritizing tasks, using resources optimally, establishing appropriate deadlines and ensuring on-time delivery
·         Productive Communication: Plans and delivers ideas and information to others in an impactful manner
·         Strategic Business Management: Ability to set strategic plans, consider execution tradeoffs and continuously adjust approaches to maximize business performance.
·         Highly self-driven and passionate about what they do

How to Apply:
Al suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and detailed CVs via E-mail to: or hand delivery to the PSIU Office Reception, addressed to The Head of People and Culture PSIU at Plot 3 Mackenzie Vale - Kololo, P. O. Box 8082 Kampala.

Deadline: 19th October 2018

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