Infectious Disease Institute District Led Programming Officers Jobs in Uganda

Infectious Disease Institute District Led Programming Officers Jobs in Uganda

General Summary:

  • The position holder will provide technical support to the district health team (DHT) and will support district-led programming activities for a decentralized HIV/AIDS response.

  • He/she will initiate, plan, coordinate and evaluate project activities designed to enhance capabilities, governance and functionality of DHTs.

  • The job holder will work very closely with the DHOs Office, health facilities and other stakeholders.

  • He/she will lead capacity-building efforts to reinforce competencies of DHTs and HCWs and will be the key liaison between IDI and the district.

  • The position holder will be based in the office of the DHO.

    Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery or a related health field.

  • Post Graduate training in Project Planning and Management will be an added advantage

  • Masters’ Degree in Public Health, or a related field with at least 3 years of public health
    Programme experience will be an added advantage.

  • Specialized training in HIV/AIDS is essential.

    Required Experience and Skills

  • Experience in strategic planning, health systems strengthening and participatory approaches.

  • Familiarity with the functioning of the decentralized Local Government System of Uganda.

  • Knowledge of PEPFAR/US Government programming policies and regulations, procedures and practices, which bear on project management in support of
    cooperative agreements.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively with the DHTs and

  • In-depth knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS programming.

  • Experience with Monitoring and Evaluation of

  • Project planning skills and a good understanding of sub granting systems to local governments.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a principal liaison between the DHT and Project Management.

  • Support in monitoring district-led programming and sub-granting activities to districts.

  • Prepare regular briefings in relation to performance of district-led programming.

  • Coordinate and adapt lessons learned from HSS activities to further strengthen and
    expand interventions to achieve Project goals.

  • Identify barriers to implementation of district-led programming and propose corrective action.

  • Assess compliance of the partner districts to the terms and conditions of the partnerships.

  • Conduct capacity building and technical assistance to the DHT and HFs.

  • Provide technical assistance to DHTs regarding managing of sub-grants and financial agreements.

  • Represent the Project on all important district level fora e.g. DACs meetings, District Technical Planning Committee (DTPC) etc.

  • Provide oversight in the implementation of the sub granted activities to supported districts.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Infectious Disease Institute District Led Programming Officers Jobs in Uganda

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