Technical Manager Job-Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation (Baylor Uganda)

Job Title:   Technical Manager – HIV Prevention

Organisation: Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation (Baylor Uganda)

Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:

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 Technical Manager – HIV Prevention is responsible for managing the portfolio of HIV Prevention interventions including HIV testing services (HTS), combination of biomedical, Behavioural and Structural HIV prevention interventions whilst targeting key and priority populations at risk of HIV.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Provide strategic direction for HIV Prevention program design, planning and implementation within Baylor-Uganda programs.
  • Develop, review and manage HIV prevention program work plans and budgets.
  • Build capacity of Project staff and districts in HTS and HIV prevention programming including Gender Integration through training and mentorship.
  • Coordinate and monitor progress of implementation of HTS and all HIV prevention interventions including Gender integration whilst targeting key populations and priority populations.
  • Prepare and avail timely HIV Prevention program reports.
  • Closely work with Business development Unit to develop fundable grant proposals
  • Closely work with Research department to provide oversight in the execution of operational research for HIV Prevention.
  • Develop and maintain effective corporate, government, and community partnerships or relations that enhance impactful HIV prevention program.
  • Provide leadership to the HIV Prevention Program team to ensure timely recruitment, their retention and performance through timely performance appraisal, coaching and professional development.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Masters in Public Health. Bachelor’s Degree in medicine and bachelor of surgery.
  • Registered with the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council.
  • Five years of relevant working experience preferably in health development with a reputable international NGO.
  • Prior experience with government and donor representatives.
  • Three years of experience in managing prevention programs/projects. must have solid working knowledge (practical skills) in HIV care and treatment, HIV testing services (HTS), Voluntary Medical Male Circumcisions (VMMC), and elimination of mother to child transmission (eMTCT).

How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.

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  • 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.

Deadline: 29th  October 2021

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