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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

2 District Managers – Other Prevention Job at Rakai health Sciences Program - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
2 District Managers – Other Prevention

Jobs at:
Rakai health Sciences Program

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 12th May, 2017, 5:00pm

Duty Station:

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Job details:
Rakai Health Sciences Program is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery organization. It strives to improve the quality of life of the local population through a combination of community based research, curative services and prevention strategies in the district of Rakai, South Western Uganda. it is based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute - Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai District.
The Program is seeking to strengthen its staffing position in order to efficiently execute its research and service activities at a Regional Level. Applications are therefore invited from qualified and competent Ugandans to fill vacant positions based at RAKAI HEALTH SCIENCES PROGRAM
- Kalisizo, Rakai district as indicated below:
District Managers - Other Prevention (2 positions - One year Contract) Renewable
Reporting to: Regional Manager - Other
Duty station: Kalisizo - Rakai
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Oversee planning, implementation, Monitoring of all the key activities in the district
  • Supervises focal persons at the health sub district level (District staff/Program staff if funds allow)
  • Networking/working in close collaboration with other district managers and other partners, CBOs, Prob. Office. DHO, Dist. HIV focal person, DAC
  • Attending district HIV prevention meetings.
  • Ensuring all implementation activity reports of the district are submitted in a timely manner
  • And the specific reports (Key Population, Community linkage etc..) are generated and submitted to the District M&E officer, copied to the regional managers
  • Reviews and approves work plans in the implementation of the HIV prevention activities.
  • Plans for the availability of resources for the activities and accountable to all the resources availed.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Degree level in humanities or Public health
  • At least two years’ experience in the field of HIV prevention work
  • (loud communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must tm willing to work in rural settings
  • Ability to work with a valid permit is a MUST.
  • HIV/AIDS Counseling Certificate for individuals with no Counseling background is a MUST
Job application procedure
Only qualified applicants should submit their application letter, valid academic documents and detailed resume (C.V) with three recognizable referees not later than 12th May, 2017, 5:00pm to:
The Human Resource Manager
Rakai Health Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279, KALISIZO Or
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