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Project Coordinator, DMPA-SC NGO Careers - Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI)

 

Job Title:    Project Coordinator, DMPA-SC Access Collaborative and Uganda Self-Injection, Scale-Up

Organization:  Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and middle-income countries, while strengthening the capabilities of governments and the private sector in those countries to create and sustain high-quality health systems that can succeed without our assistance.

 

About Program:

PATH is launching a new three-year initiative in Uganda to coordinate and monitor scale-up of contraceptive self-injection in alignment with the country’s national plan, which aims to complete scale-up of SI across all sectors by end of December 2021. PATH will work with the Ministry of Health (MOH) and partners on finalizing the necessary tools and approaches, based on learnings from the significant body of Uganda self-injection evidence, for scaling the practice through existing in-country partner networks (USAID bilateral, DFID global awards, and bilateral, UNFPA) and to monitor implementation and uptake.

 

Job Summary:  PATH is recruiting a Project Coordinator to manage implementation of the Uganda scale-up project work plan, as well as to manage and track regional technical assistance delivered to Anglophone countries in the Africa and Asia regions who are working to scale up self-injection. The project coordinator will support the Uganda and global teams to ensure work plan activities are executed on time and aligned with budget, applying project management tools and techniques. The coordinator will report to the Access Collaborative Regional Technical Advisor based in Kampala.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·        Work with Regional Technical Advisor and US-based Program Officer to support program strategy and manage Regional SI TA work plan, milestones, and deliverables; facilitate monthly work plan updates Maintain TA tracker for Anglophone countries; ensure that requests are documented and followed up

·        Manage communications across global team to streamline inputs into TA requests for the Anglophone region; act as first point of contact on team to draft a response and coordinate inputs

·        Oversee continuous improvement and adaptation of regional TA model including through facilitating quarterly reviews of progress

·        Responsible for including Anglophone regional TA activities in routine reporting mechanisms (e.g., annual report, monthly Ops Group meetings, quarterly donor group meetings)

·        Work with the Uganda Project Director and project team to support program strategy and manage Uganda work plan, milestones, and deliverables; facilitate monthly work plan updates and flag potential linkages with global AC work plan activities.

·        Monitor high-level implementation of the Uganda SI scale-up plan across Implementing partners and track progress through the scale up tracker, toward key milestones set forth by the DMPA-SC task force

·        Track and ensure evidence-based, efficient team responses to technical assistance and support requests from the Ministry of Health, District Health Teams, and partners on family planning, and specifically DMPA-SC self-injection

·        Manage tasks related to tracking deliverables, coordinating efforts, and identifying and communicating risks internally and externally.

·        Help to develop and maintain high-performing teams. Includes assisting with or leading team meetings, ensuring focused agendas and clear outcomes are captured succinctly (e.g., weekly global team calls, monthly donor calls, partner, or district meetings).

·        Work closely with functional resource managers to ensure appropriate allocation of resources to the project.

·        Coordinating and contributing to the development of donor reports, including developing slides and other outputs for regular donor engagements, annual reporting, and in response to donor requests.

·        As assigned, coordinating, and contributing to the development of new grant proposals, or the revision of existing proposals.

·        Contribute to improvement of project and portfolio management systems.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant must hold a Master’s Degree in Public Health, demography or equivalent in relevant discipline.

·        Training in Business administration is an added advantage

·        At least four years of experience and demonstrated skills in project management and team management.

·        Minimum of three years of experience working in international development, preferably in the health or family planning field in multiple countries across east, west and/or central Africa; or documented equivalent experience in related field.

·        Knowledge of project management, project reporting and risk management tools. Certification in project management preferred.

·        Previous experience working in cross-functional teams (or a matrixed organizational structure).

·        Strong communication skills, capacity to understand situations and project scenario and translate effectively into communication collaterals for stakeholders and partners.

·        Proven interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively independently and in a team.

·        Excellent command over spoken and written English

·        Advanced computer skills, including MS Office skills (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and specific project management applications (e.g., MS Project, Asana, and SharePoint).

·        Well-organized and attention to details with good follow-through skills.

·        Excellent negotiation skills.

·        Must have legal authorization to work in Uganda.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

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Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer NGO Jobs - Baylor-Uganda

 

Job Title:    Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer

Organization: Baylor-Uganda

Duty Station: Uganda

 

About US:

Baylor-Uganda is a private not for profit child health and development organization providing family-centered pediatric HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment services, health professional training, and clinical research in Uganda. Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous not-for-profit child health and development organisation affiliated to the Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a Network of paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centres of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa and Eastern Europe.

 

Job Summary:  The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) officer will focus on monitoring and evaluating the project’s progress in strengthening capacity to operate laboratory diagnostic networks and surveillance systems to detect infectious diseases of global health security importance. He/she will work will work with the M&E specialist and other staff  to develop and implement monitoring systems for the project, along with working closely with the Health Information System (HIS) team to ensure the system integration of linking surveillance and laboratory data.  In addition, in case of the outbreaks, s/he will support data is captured, and relayed to the PHEOC and locally analyzed and used.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Actively contribute to the development and implementation of performance monitoring, evaluation tools and analysis plans in line with CDC’s Indicators, Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA), WHO/ Uganda  Joint External Evaluation (JEE) and WHO benchmarks;

·        Support implementation of IHR monitoring framework.

·        In conjunction with the surveillance team support development and roll out of electronic integrated disease surveillance response systems (eIDSR)

·        Provide on-the-job capacity building, supportive mentoring and coaching for regional and district staff to ensure quality data and information is available for reporting and process improvement;

·        Ensure upcoming project monitoring, documentation and learning approaches are consistently integrated, aligned, and mainstreamed into project activities and coordinated with stakeholders;

·        Participate in quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis and help facilitate use of data by GHS team and project beneficiaries;

·        Support development of data visualizations and presentations that effectively communicate results and enhance evidence-based decision making for project management and stakeholders;

·        Contribute to the reporting on progress of  activities through the production of monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual performance reports;

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant must hold a Bachelors in Statistics, Biostatistics, M&E or a related field;

·        At least three years of experience working in health related projects as an M&E officer, preferably in GHS.

·        Familiarity with disease surveillance, laboratory system strengthening, antimicrobial resistance, One Health, and other public health issues;

·        Excellent understanding of CDC, GHSA, WHO, and IHR capacity building best practices;

·        Proficiency in one of the excel and at least one statistic packages (STATA, SAS, SPSS, EpiInfo or R);

·        Experience and working knowledge with any advance data analysis, analytics and visualization applications

 

NOTE:

·        Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact, three traceable professional references and certified UNEB certificates as well as certified University Transcripts

·        You must have at least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications online at the link below

 

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Deadline: 30th October 2020

 

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Senior Associate, Supply Chain and Financing US NGO Jobs - Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI)

 

 

Job Title:    Senior Associate, Supply Chain and Financing

Organization:  Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and middle-income countries, while strengthening the capabilities of governments and the private sector in those countries to create and sustain high-quality health systems that can succeed without our assistance.

 

About INCD Program:

The CHAI Uganda Infectious and Non-Communicable Diseases (INCD) program aims to support the Ministry of Health to strengthen management systems, including strategic planning and execution, increase access to optimal medicines and technologies, facilitate the development and scale up of resilient health service delivery models and information systems as well as identify sustainable financing mechanisms for the HIV/AIDS response in the country. The program also supports MoH in addressing the morbidity and mortality caused by non-communicable diseases such as cancer.

 

Job Summary:  The Senior Associate, Supply Chain and Financing will provide technical support to the Uganda Ministry of Health and National Medical Stores to enhance access to medicines for people affected by HIV, TB, Cancer and other non-communicable diseases. In close conjunction with the Ministry and NGO partners, they will support efforts to optimize Uganda’s product selection, enhance the supply chain, and improve the medicines and diagnostics’ commodity forecasting process. The Senior Associate will also help the Ministry of Health develop the internal capacity to recommend the optimal products (drug regimens and diagnostics) and strengthen the systems that deliver those drugs or diagnostics to facilities.

 

The successful candidate must be a strategic thinker with exceptional quantitative skills and experience in complex problem solving and stakeholder relationship management. They will be responsible for a wide variety of tasks, from quantitative analysis, and leading stakeholder meetings to gaining consensus on proposed recommendations. The Senior Associate must become quickly well versed with the costs, efficacy and side effects of diverse drug regimens and formulations, diagnostics and must be able to navigate politics and build relationships at every level. They must exhibit a passion for results and a commitment to excellence.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·        Support national quantifications efforts, including pipeline planning, commodity gap analyses, and continuous monitoring of the funding for HIV Commodities and associated lab commodities.

·        Identify supply chain bottlenecks for medicines and diagnostic products through comprehensive quantitative and qualitative analysis, including field research and developing contingency mechanisms.

·        Provide Ministry of Health Pharmacy Division, National Medical Stores and Central Public Health laboratories (CPHL) with applied analytics support for decision making, including scenario modeling, cost-benefit analyses, and any other quantitative support required.

·        Support the preparation of key reports to the MoH, NMS, CPHL and development partners and other key stakeholders in the health commodities supply chain.

·        Coordinate information sharing and joint supply planning between the 4 major warehouses in Uganda.

·        Work with MOH Pharmacy Division, Warehouses, Implementing Partners and NDA to introduce and roll out more optimal ARV medicines and technologies

·        Conduct financial gap analyses and prioritization of treatment and diagnostics commodity scale up plans, and support efforts to mobilize resources towards underfunded areas of the plans.

·        Coordinate importation of CHAI procured commodities and support optimization of registration processes for new products.

·        Coordinate trainings and CMEs on new/more optimal medicines and diagnostics and updated guidelines.

·        Work with MOH Pharmacy Division, NMS and CPHL to improve Logistics coordination amongst lower level facilities, Implementing partners and District Health Teams.

·        Perform any other duties assigned.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a health-related field such as Pharmacy, Medicine or  Business studies

·        At least 3-5 years’ experience working in health commodities management, public health, business, management consulting, finance or a related field

·        Advanced proficiency in computer packages such as MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, Quantimed.

·        Excellent analytical (qualitative and quantitative) and communication (written and verbal) skills.

·        Practical project management experience

 

Competences:

·        Balances time and focus across multiple projects within program area as needed in order to meet deadlines

·        Provides input on effectiveness of program, systems or procedures

·        Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills

·        Analyzes multiple alternatives before proposing a potential solution

·        Effectively transfers acquired knowledge and expertise

·        Stays up to date with the latest knowledge, skills, industry trends, organizational policies and procedures specific to own project work

 

Advantages:

·        Master’s degree in Public Health, Economics, Business or related field

·        Experience working in Africa and/or developing countries

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

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7 Fresher Nursing Officer/Midwife Job Positions - Medical Research Council (MRC UK) /UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit

 

Job Title:    Nursing Officer/Midwives (7 Fresher Positions)

Organization:  Medical Research Council (MRC UK) /UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit

Duty Station:  Entebbe and Kawempe, Uganda

Position Code: NOCOVID -1020

Reports to: Study Coordinator

 

About US:

The Medical Research Council (MRC UK) is an internationally recognisedcentre of excellence with dominant research themes in the areas of HIV and emerging infections, vaccines and immunity, and chronic diseases and cancer. Through a multidisciplinary approach, intersecting basic science, epidemiological research, social-behavioural research and the conduct of new intervention evaluation studies, the Unit contributes knowledge on changing epidemics and diseases, the evaluation of innovative health care options, treatment and prevention and the development of health policy and practice in Africa and worldwide. Following the signing of strategic transfer agreements between the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and the Medical Research Council (MRC UK), the Unit formally joined LSHTM on 1st February 2018. The exciting new partnership will boost research capacity into current and emerging health issues in Africa and throughout the world. The Unit is based at the UVRI Entebbe campus with established outposts in Kalungu, Masaka, Wakiso and Kampala Districts.

 

Job Summary:  The Nursing Officer/Midwife will consent study participants, give health education talks, conduct interviews and collect data and to obtain study specimens from participants recruited in the study. To refer participants found sick during the study to appropriate health facilities for care.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Administer the information sheet and obtain informed consent from study participants;

·        Collect data through conducting interviews with study participants;

·        Conduct measurements as indicated in the study protocol;

·        Collect nasal and throat swabs from study participants;

·        Perform phlebotomy and obtain venous blood as per study protocol;

·        Perform rapid HIV tests, rapid malaria tests and haemoglobin in the field;

·        Referral of study participants found ill during the field work;

·        Document and label study samples collected from study participants in the field;

·        Ensure that samples collected in the field are transported in time to the MRC laboratory;

·        Provide health education and awareness to study participants and communities;

·        Provide basic medical care to study participants;

·        Make regular requisitions for supplies and PPE from the store;

·        Transfer data collected from the field and synchronise the data on the server;

·        Attend and give presentations in CMEs;

·        Ensure proper documentation and adherence to the study protocol; and,

·        Perform any other duty assigned by the PI or the study coordinator.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant must hold a Diploma in nursing & midwifery;

·        Bachelor’s degree in nursing & midwifery from a recognised institution is an added

·        advantage;

·        At least 2 years’ experience in clinical practice preferably in a medical research setting;

·        Experience in midwifery;

·        Experience in neonatal management preferably in a medical research setting is an added advantage;

·        Previous experience of implementing research study protocols;

·        Understanding of ICH/GCP for human research;

·        Certification in ICH/GCP for human research is an added advantage; and,

·        Should be registered Nursing Officers with current licensure of the Uganda Nurses and

·        Midwives Council

 

How to Apply:

Follow the link below to fill a form and submit your application documentation:

 

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Filling the form more than once will lead to automatic disqualification. High level of integrity while filling the form is required and will be considered during shortlisting.

 

The applications should be addressed to:

The Head of Human Resources,

MRC/ UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit,

P.O. Box, 49,

Entebbe, Uganda.

 

Deadline: 5th November 2020

 

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HIV Prevention Coordinator Non-profit Jobs - Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

  

Job Title:    HIV Prevention Coordinator

Organization:  Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) is a private-not-for profit Company under Makerere University. MJAP works to build partnerships and strengthen health systems to optimally respond to HIV/AIDS, TB, Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and other diseases of public health importance in Africa. MJAP is implementing a sub-award grant from Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI), for accelerating HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control in Kampala region; with funding from the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).

 

Job Summary:  The HIV Prevention Coordinator will provide technical guidance to MJAP and supported health facilities in providing quality prevention services including; HIV Testing Services (HTS) and linkage to care, Gender Based Violence (GBV) prevention and treatment, and Pre-Exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Provide technical assistance and guidance to health workers at supported health sites to offer targeted HIV Counseling and testing services in line with the National HIV testing and counseling (HTC) guidelines

·        Work with MJAP supported sites to develop (HTC) work plans with targets that are realistic and measurable.

·        Support the health facilities to implement high yielding HTS models including index client testing (assisted partner notification, social network strategy and testing biological children) and confidential HIV self-testing.

·        Support initiation of individuals at substantial risk of acquiring HIV on PrEP and ensure their retention in the PrEP program at the implementing sites

·        Provide technical assistance to health workers in supported health facilities to screen, identify and provide post violence care to GBV survivors.

·        Jointly with the Community linkage team maintain a well-coordinated mechanism for linkage and referral services.

·        Coach and mentor health workers and other stakeholders in the integration of KP and PP friendly HIV prevention services in routine HIV care and treatment programs.

·        Support Health care providers to routinely review performance data and initiate quality improvement projects for poorly performing indicators.

·        Work with the M&E team to document HTS, GBV, PrEP and KP/PP data to ensure accurate, timely and complete data reporting in the appropriate tools and registers as guided by MOH and/or PEPFAR.

·        Ensure compliance with PEPFAR program priorities and guidelines; as well as MOH guidelines and strategies on all aspects of HIV prevention interventions implementation.

·        Participate in SIMS activities, technical visits or prevention activities conducted by MJAP, MoH, the funder or as advised by the Supervisor.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in public health, nursing, social sciences or other relevant field.

·        Diploma in HIV Counseling is added advantage

·        Five years’ working experience of implementing HIV prevention programs, in a donor funded project.

·        Good report writing skills

·        Strong interpersonal, facilitation and team building skills, and ability to work with diverse teams and communities.

·        Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to interact with and facilitate KP&PP.

·        Demonstrated knowledge on HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment programs, adherence approaches and psychosocial support programs.

·        Proficient in Counseling models and communication skills

 

How to Apply:

All interested and qualified candidates should apply via the email below and submit their cover letters, a detailed curriculum vita and copies of relevant academic documents to: hr@mjap.or.ug addressed to; The Human Resource Manager, Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP), Kampala. Uganda. Please note that only online applications will be accepted.

 

NB: Please ensure that your attachments do not exceed 5 MB. We do appreciate your interest to work with MJAP. However, we regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 2 weeks after the submission deadline

 

Deadline: 10th November, 2020 by 5:00pm

 

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