University Research Company Career Opportunities in Uganda

University Research Company Senior Technical Advisor, Social and Behavior Change Communication Career Opportunities in Uganda


Introduction

URC is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.

Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic level guidance and technical support to SBCC team in the USAID RHITES-EC project
  • In coordination with other components’ teams and technical advisors, guide the process of developing and deploying communication and SBCC interventions and measuring/ monitoring the results, including communication and behavioral outcomes
  • Promote and support the development of quality job aids and other materials to support technical implementation.
  • Participate in communities of practice on technical areas, SBCC, and related subjects
  • Actively contribute to knowledge management, which may include documenting relevant findings and success stories.
  • Facilitate exchanges among team members and partners through SBCC technical work groups and SBCC technical knowledge groups to strengthen capabilities.
  • Oversee the implementation of SBCC strategy interventions, activities and materials, as well as monitoring and evaluation of communication and behavior outcomes.

    Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in public health, behavioral sciences, health communication, health promotion and education, nutrition, or related field (or its equivalent).
  • Minimum of ten years of experience in SBCC as applied to global health/nutrition programs.
  • Experience in leading strategic planning for and providing technical support to programs that integrate health/nutrition and BCC programs and health promotion and health education.
  • Experience in communication and behavioral based measurement and evaluation (M&E).
  • Experience with qualitative research methods used in pretesting of concepts, materials and interventions. Superior ability to apply research to program design and improvement.

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should send their resume by 19th January, 2018 to:

    Human Resource Coordinator
    University Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services
    Plot 1, East Victoria Close, Mpumudde Division
    Jinja, UGANDA
    Email: HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com


    For more information and job application details, see; University Research Company Senior Technical Advisor, Social and Behavior Change Communication Career Opportunities in Uganda




    University Research Company Team Leader for HIV and TB Services Career Opportunities in Uganda

    Responsibilities

  • Supervise and provide ongoing strategic leadership and technical guidance to the project HIV and TB prevention, care and treatment teams to effectively provide HIV/TB program implementation support to cluster and district teams
  • Take lead in the highly evolving design, implementation and tracking of HIV and TB program interventions and activities, using the Collaboration, Learning and Adaptation (CLA) approach
  • Ensure the project’s HIV and TB activities are informed by evidence, well-coordinated and demonstrate district, government of Uganda and PEPFAR results
  • Provide ongoing strategic technical support to cluster and district teams, including DHMTs, to in-turn effectively support service provider teams at facilities and in communities to deliver quality HIV and TB services
  • Actively use a data-driven approach to design and target project HIV/TB activities to systematically ensure that various key project performance indicators across the continuum of HIV and TB program components are on track
  • Closely work with other project senior, mid-level management and field teams as well as district and service provider teams to routinely use QI methods to address HIV and TB program performance gaps
  • Provide technical leadership and management for documentation and dissemination of project successes and learnings in the areas of HIV and TB
  • Provide managerial oversight in the development, implementation and tracking of project HIV and TB annual, quarterly and monthly work plans (and budgets)
  • Prepare routine and periodic program reports, as may be required, including 2-weekly and monthly progress updates for the HIV and TB components of the program

    Qualifications

  • A basic medical degree, with a post-graduate qualification in public health, or epidemiology of a clinical discipline.
  • At least 10 years of experience in managing HIV and TB clinical service delivery improvement
  • Knowledge
    of latest developments and technology in the areas of HIV and TB programming in high and low prevalence settings in Uganda
  • Proven ability to conceptualize, innovate and execute ideas, as well as transfer knowledge and skills
  • Experience in using epidemiological and public health program performance data to design and implement public health interventions, specifically in the areas of TB and HIV

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should send their resume by 19th January, 2018 to:

    Human Resource Coordinator
    University Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services
    Plot 1, East Victoria Close, Mpumudde Division
    Jinja, UGANDA
    Email: HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com


    For more information and job application details, see; University Research Company Senior Technical Advisor, Social and Behavior Change Communication Career Opportunities in Uganda




    University Research Company Team Leader for HIV and TB Services Career Opportunities in Uganda

    Responsibilities

  • Supervise and provide ongoing strategic leadership and technical guidance to the project HIV and TB prevention, care and treatment teams to effectively provide HIV/TB program implementation support to cluster and district teams
  • Take lead in the highly evolving design, implementation and tracking of HIV and TB program interventions and activities, using the Collaboration, Learning and Adaptation (CLA) approach
  • Ensure the project’s HIV and TB activities are informed by evidence, well-coordinated and demonstrate district, government of Uganda and PEPFAR results
  • Provide ongoing strategic technical support to cluster and district teams, including DHMTs, to in-turn effectively support service provider teams at facilities and in communities to deliver quality HIV and TB services
  • Actively use a data-driven approach to design and target project HIV/TB activities to systematically ensure that various key project performance indicators across the continuum of HIV and TB program components are on track
  • Closely work with other project senior, mid-level management and field teams as well as district and service provider teams to routinely use QI methods to address HIV and TB program performance gaps
  • Provide technical leadership and management for documentation and dissemination of project successes and learnings in the areas of HIV and TB
  • Provide managerial oversight in the development, implementation and tracking of project HIV and TB annual, quarterly and monthly work plans (and budgets)
  • Prepare routine and periodic program reports, as may be required, including 2-weekly and monthly progress updates for the HIV and TB components of the program

    Qualifications

  • Proven ability to conceptualize, innovate and execute ideas, as well as transfer knowledge and skills
  • Experience in using epidemiological and public health program performance data to design and implement public health interventions, specifically in the areas of TB and HIV
  • Ability to express clearly and concisely ideas and concepts in written and oral form.
    Proven skills in supervision, planning and management
  • Experience with PEPFAR projects is highly desirable

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should send their resume by 19th January, 2018 to:

    Human Resource Coordinator
    University Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services
    Plot 1, East Victoria Close, Mpumudde Division
    Jinja, UGANDA
    Email: HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com


    For more information and job application details, see; University Research Company Team Leader for HIV and TB Services Career Opportunities in Uganda

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