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Friday, April 6, 2018

Senior Health Systems Strengthening Advisor Job at John Snow, Inc ( JSI ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Senior Health Systems Strengthening Advisor

Jobs at:
John Snow, Inc ( JSI )

Deadline of this Job:
20th April 2018

Duty Station:

Job details:
John Snow, Inc ( JSI ), a leader in the field of international public health, is currently recruiting for a Contracts & Procurements Manager, Finance Manager, Human Resources & Administration Manager, Grants Manager and Senior Health Systems Strengthening Advisor position is for the Regional Health integration to Enhance Services-North, Lango (RHITES-N, Lango) Project, funded by the USAID. RHITES-N, Lango will improve the use of integrated health services in Northern Uganda’s Lango region and strengthen the health system to sustain gains made by earlier projects.

RHITES-N, Lango will contribute to improving key population based national health indicators; build the capacity of the Ugandan government to carry out a sustainable and locally driven response to the HIV epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria, nutrition, MNCH+A, and WASH outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders to design and implement health system strengthening strategies to scale up high-impact, evidence-based interventions at the national, sub-regional, district, and community levels. Interventions will include VMMC, virtual elimination of mother—to-child transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and condom education and distribution. .JSI will focus where the greatest impact can be realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence locations.
RHITES-N, Lango is a five-year contract. The JSI team includes Amref Health Africa, Africa CUAMM, Another Option, and Medical Concierge Group.

Post: Senior Health Systems Strengthening Advisor

JOB SUMMARY: The Senior HSS Adviser will oversee the health systems technical support provided to the Lango sub region and district governments. This position requires close coordination with national and regional policy makers and program managers of other implementing partners. This position will be a member of the Senior Leadership Team and will report directly to the COP. The Senior HSS Advisor will oversee consultants, having technical checks and reviewing the final deliverables from the consultants when required. The incumbent will work closely with the Chief of Party and assist in drafting strategic plans, preparing strategic documents, concept papers and Annual Work Plans which are based on the strategic plan.

  • Master's Degree in public health or a related field OR 5 years of experience (in addition to the below requirement of 5 years) in a management position for a donor funded health protect;
  • Minimum of 8 years of progressively increasing responsibility working for a technical assistance health program;
  • Experience working on health systems strengthening activities;
Job application procedure
Interested candidates should send CVs to