Job Title: Youth and Adolescent Health Advisor
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) seeks to end pediatric HIV/ AIDS through research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs. We are a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 15 countries and at 7,000 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children, and to help those already HIV infected. Today, because of the highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners over the last 25 years, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United States and new infections in children have declined by 51% worldwide.
About USAID RHITES Project:
The EGPAF Uganda Country program is currently implementing a number of projects in partnership with various donors. It plans to implement regional integrated health programs (RHITES) project upon winning the contingent of funds from USAID.
Job Summary: The Youth and Adolescent Health Advisor will steer the designing and delivery of Youth and Adolescent services including Family Planning and Reproductive Health, HIV/ AIDS prevention, care and treatment services. The Advisor will lead and develop innovative and evidence based interventions to support service delivery to the Youth and adolescents, including those living with HIV/AIDS. The advisor will ensure that integration of youth and adolescent-friendly services is done during planning and implementation of the project activities, create awareness and generate demand for the related services and ensure constant monitoring and leveraging of resources for program success. The Advisor will also be responsible for coordination and supervision of interns under the internship placement arrangement to enable them acquire practical skills for their employability and support.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
- The candidate should hold a good bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Social Work, Public Health or any other related field
- Additional training at post-graduate level in management of reproductive health programs is of added advantage
- Five or more years’ experience in management/coordination of Adolescent/Youth Sexual Reproductive Health interventions
- Good working knowledge of Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health Policies and strategies
- Monitoring and evaluation of projects
How to Apply for the job:
All qualified individuals are invited to apply by sending a cover letter and CV to: The Country Director Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) Plot 18A Kyadondo Road, Nakasero P.O. Box 21127 Kampala, Uganda E-mail: UgandaRecruitment@pedaids.org
NB: EGPAF will only contact short-listed applicants.
Deadline: 30th September, 2014