Senior Advisor PMTCT, Pediatric and Adolescent HIV Vacancy at University Research CO. LLC 

Vacancy title: Senior Advisor PMTCT, Pediatric and Adolescent HIV

Type: FULL TIME , Industry: NGO & Non Profit , Category: Health Care

Jobs at: University Research CO. LLC

Deadline of this Job: 30th August 2019

Duty Station: Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa


University Research Co.LLC (URC), a US-based public health organization working in Uganda since 2005, is implementing USAID’s Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in East Central Uganda Activity (USAID’s RHITES EC). The purpose of the Activity is to support delivery of health and HIV services in 12 districts of East Central Uganda. URC seeks qualified candidates to fill the following positions;
Senior Advisor PMTCT, Pediatric and Adolescent HIV (1)
The Senior Advisor PMTCT, Pediatric and Adolescent HIV will provide senior level strategic planning and technical leadership for PMTCT and pediatric adolescent HIV programming to USAID RHITES-EC Activity teams, as well as the 12 District local governments and their structures. The position holder will also build and effectively manage PMTCT, Pediatric and Adolescent HIV partnerships at various levels including Ministry of Health, Development and Implementing Partner Networks, as well as within .

Specific Responsibilities:-
• Closely working with supervisor, other program and district teams, lead the design, implementation and continuous evaluation of PMTCT, pediatric and adolescent HIV interventions,
• Lead efforts for and participate in hands-on PMTCT, Pediatric and Adolescent HIV skills building activities for “district, healthcare facility and community managers and service delivery teams through onsite training, support Supervision, mentoring and coaching
• Closely work with and support project Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning team, district and site teams to identify PMTCT, pediatric and adolescent HIV data and site-level records gaps and put in place and institutionalize corrective actions
• Closely work with and optimally leverage efforts from the MOH, regional and district PMTCT/MNCH teams to build and sustain healthcare facility level capacity for delivery of quality PMTCT, pediatric and adolescent HIV services across the continuum of services
• Fully participate in the development of project work plans as well as writing reports and presenting performance results as when and where needed
• Supervise other project teams as designated
• Effectively and actively participate in the MOH PMTCT, pediatric and adolescent HIV technical working group activities and other related national level fora, including providing effective representation of the USAID RHITES-EC Activity

Job Skills: Not Specified
• A Bachelor’s degree in Medicine
• Post-graduate training in pediatrics, public health, epidemiology or other related qualification.
• At least five years’ experience working with PMTCT, Pediatric and Adolescent programs in Uganda or other developing countries
• Experience with PEPFAR funded projects, including current and deep knowledge on pediatric PMTCT and adolescent HIV programming is highly desirable
• Working knowledge and experience in application and use of quality improvement methods to identify address gaps in health service delivery systems and processes
• Other desired attributes:- demonstrated leadership and teamwork and excellent oral and written communication skills with proven ability to set priorities, multi-task, and work collaboratively as well as independently

Job Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree
Job Experience Requirements: 5 years

Job application procedure
For more details regarding the job descriptions and persons’ specifications, please view them on our website:
Please do not submit applications through the website. Use the provided avenues below.
Qualified applicants should hand deliver Or send via E-mail their complete applications with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references by Friday, August 30th, 2019 at 2:00pm addressed to:
Human Resource Coordinator
University Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services
Plot 1 Bridge Lane, Mpumudde Division
P.O.Box 5053, Jinja-Uganda.
Tel: +256 (0)393 217 617, +256 200 300 200
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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