U.S Embassy in Uganda Public Health Specialist (Treatment Team Lead) Jobs

U.S Embassy in Uganda Public Health Specialist (Treatment Team Lead) Jobs


  • The U.S. Mission in Uganda is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Public Health Specialist (Treatment Team Lead).

    The work schedule for this position is:

    • Full Time, 40 hours per week

    Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time following receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

    Supervisory Position: Yes


  • The incumbent of this position is a senior program manager and the key public health advisor on treatment and reports directly to the Branch Chief of the Health Services Branch.

  • Job holder provides comprehensive public health technical, administrative and managerial advice and assistance in support of HIV treatment activities provided under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).

  • Responsibilities include day-to-day program management and development, monitoring, evaluation, reporting and close collaboration with PEPFAR partners to ensure implementation is carried out in accordance with program strategic objectives and internationally recognized standards and best practices in HIV treatment. The position directly supervises three HIV Treatment Specialists.

    Qualifications and Evaluations

  • EDUCATION: Either an MD, DrPH or PhD in medicine, nursing, public health, epidemiology, behavioral science or social science or host country equivalent degree is required.


  • EXPERIENCE: Minimum of five years’ experience in public health and program management, including four (4) years of public health experience in developing, implementing and evaluating HIV/AIDS care and support or treatment programs or other relevant public health programs that involve coordination with an international agency or implementing partner, and at least one (1) year of experience at the managerial level supervising or coordinating multiple staff is required.

    Job Knowledge:

  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS treatment is required.

  • Thorough public health knowledge of current HIV/AIDS issues is required.

  • Strong skills in the clinical management of HIV/AIDS.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the host government health care system and structures including familiarity with Ministry Of Health policies, program priorities and regulations is

  • Good working knowledge of USG HIV/AIDS public health programs, strategies, methods, processes and techniques used to plan, develop, implement and evaluate results of treatment programs is required.

  • Good working knowledge of team management techniques to plan, organize and direct multi-disciplinary project teams and activities and overall administrative requirements, budgeting and fiscal management in support of contracts/cooperative agreements/grants/purchase requisitions is required.

    Evaluations: (This may be tested)

  • LANGUAGE: Level IV English ability (Fluent) reading/writing/speaking is required.

    Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills are required. Ability to analyze, understand and discuss new program design, management and implementation approaches is required.

  • This includes the development of evaluation designs, use of reliable and valid instruments, and methods for data collection, analysis and reports.

  • Ability to lead project teams and workgroups and to develop effective working relationships with national and international working partners is required.

  • The incumbent will be expected to exercise considerable ingenuity and tact in applying guidelines to unique and different settings, as the work is highly complex and can be threatening to stakeholders.

  • Considerable innovation will be required to influence other collaborative organizations engaged in HIV/AIDS treatment programs to adopt appropriate strategies for their program activities.

  • Intermediate user level of word processing, spreadsheets and databases is required. Strong skills with interpretation of program monitoring and evaluation of data are required.

    Qualifications: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; U.S Embassy in Uganda Public Health Specialist (Treatment Team Lead) Jobs

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