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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

6 District Coordinator – Other Prevention Jobs at Rakai health Sciences Program - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
6 District Coordinator – 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 Coordinators - Other Prevention (6 Positions - One year Contract) Renewable
Reporting to: District Manager — Other Preventions
Duty station: Lyantonde / Lwengo or Bukomansimbi districts
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, CBQs, Prob. Office. DHO, Dist. HlV 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:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Humanities / Public health
  • HIV/AIDS Certificate in counseling is a MUST for individuals with no counseling background.
  • At least two years‘ experience in the field of HlV prevention work
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to ride with a valid permit is a MUST.
  • Must be willing to work in rural settings.
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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