Infectious Diseases Institute Key Populations Technical Officer Jobs in Uganda

Infectious Diseases Institute Key Populations Technical Officer Jobs in Uganda


Job Summary

  • The Key Populations (KP) Technical Officer will be responsible for providing direct technical support to Government Agencies and Regional Implementing Mechanisms (RIMs).

  • This includes KP Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to enhance their capacity to deliver and monitor high quality and friendly HIV-related prevention, care and treatment (PCT) services for key and priority populations in line with government of Uganda guidelines and policies.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Project Manager and, in liaison with project partners, to build
    capacity of Ministry of Health, Implementation Partners including KP CSOs in the design,
    implementation, coordination and oversight for provision of comprehensive services for Key and Priority Populations

    Main locations

  • Support technical assistance efforts to build capacity of RIMs and KP-CSOs and non-health actors to support prevention, care and support services for key and priority populations; as well as address structural barriers that affect delivery of such services to key and priority populations

  • Support RIMs to enhance their capacity in key population performance monitoring and
    routine data use.

  • Participate in identification, implementation and documentation of continuous quality improvement activities and best practices along the HIV continuum of testing, treatment, and retention especially in the context of COVID-19.

  • Support translation of national HIV prevention policies and protocols into operational work plans and budgets to guide implementation of HIV services responsive to the needs of key and priority populations

  • Participate in documenting,
    tracking and reporting on the project efforts based on the Projects Theory of Change

    Desirable skills & qualities

  • Up-to-date knowledge of national HIV/AIDS prevention and management guidelines and policies.

  • Specialized knowledge of HIV programming for key and priority populations in need of
    HIV prevention, care and treatment services.

  • Good communication, organization and management skills.

  • Understands client confidentiality and exhibits a high level of ethical conduct.

    Qualification Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a medical related field

  • A master’s degree in a health related field or social sciences

  • Training and experience in clinical management of HIV/AIDS, counselling and support

  • Additional training and experience in key and/or priority population programming.

    How to Apply

  • Candidates that meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in these positions should send their CVs, including details of email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address not later than 16th, October 2020.

  • Email your application and CV to hr@idi.co.ug

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