Infectious Disease Institute District HIV Prevention and Key Population Program Officers Jobs in Uganda

Infectious Disease Institute District HIV Prevention and Key Population Program Officers Jobs in Uganda


General Summary:

  • The District HIV prevention and Key Population Program Officer will provide technical assistance to field office and HF staff and DHTs to ensure timely attainment and sustenance of quality HIV/AIDS prevention services especially those targeting key and priority populations.

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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 or Medicine

  • Evidence of having attended specialized training in HIV/AIDS

  • Active registration with the relevant professional body where necessary.

    Required Experience and Skills:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in providing technical assistance and mentorship of HCWs in
    HIV/AIDS prevention within MoH structures and systems especially targeting key and priority populations.

  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS management and prevention.

  • Good working knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention programs, strategies, processes and techniques used to plan, develop, implement and evaluate results of HIV/AIDS programs.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively
    in a team.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design, monitor and report on key activities related to HIV/AIDS prevention scale up in the
    supported districts.

  • Support mentoring activities for HCWs
    in relation to HIV /AIDS prevention services in
    supported districts especially those targeting key populations.

  • Support roll out of National HIV treatment guidelines and other related guidelines in
    HIV/AIDS prevention services in the supported districts especially those targeting key
    populations.

  • Provide on call/distance TA support for handling of complicated cases.

  • Provide technical support in addressing adherence challenges in supported Health Facilities.

  • Support Quality Assurance of HIV//AIDS prevention services in the supported districts
    especially those targeting key populations at facilities and recommend corrective action.

  • Provide technical assistance in planning related to HIV/AIDS prevention services in supported districts especially those targeting key and priority populations.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Infectious Disease Institute District HIV Prevention and Key Population Program Officers Jobs in Uganda


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