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Sunday, September 2, 2018

Regional Technical Supervisory Team Lead Job at Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Regional Technical Supervisory Team Lead 

Jobs at:
Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) 

Deadline of this Job:
14th September 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Date Posted: 1st September 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time 

The mission of the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to strengthen health systems in Africa, with a strong emphasis on infectious diseases through research and capacity development. IDI has five operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory services (provided through a partnership with the Makerere University-John Hopkins University Core Lab) and Outreach.
In order to achieve the above mission, the Outreach Department seeks to recruit a Regional Technical Supervisory Team Lead as indicated below;

Job Title : Regional Technical Supervisory Team Lead
Vacancy Code : RTSTLX01
Duty Station : Kampala
Reporting : Regional manager

Job Summary
The Regional technical supervisory team lead will coordinate and provide management oversight to facility-based health teams to ensure delivery of quality HIV/AIDS care and treatment services to all clients.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership and management oversight to technical teams to ensure timely delivery on key project tasks.
  • Provide input in development of project work plans and budgets and in their implementation.
  • Lead mentorship and training efforts to build capacity of facility teams to deliver high quality HIV/AIDS care services.
  • Provide clinical care to HIV/AIDS patients attending IDI-supported health facilities in line with standard care and treatment guidelines.
  • Coordinate appropriate referral and management of complex patients through liaison with senior care specialists and tertiary treatment centers.
  • Support project performance monitoring initiatives and routine data use activities at IDI-supported health facilities to guide implementation of key project activities.
  • Guide health facility teams to identify, implement and document continuous quality improvement activities along the HIV continuum of response and HIV treatment cascades.
  • Support health facilities to compile and submit accurate HMIS and programmatic reports according to project, donor and Ministry of Health timelines.
  • Any other duties as may reasonably be assigned from time to time.
Educational Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery Degree
  • Full and active registration with the UMDPC
  • Additional training in HIV/AIDS care and opportunistic infections
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Experience and up-to-date technical knowledge of clinical HIV/AIDS care and ART
  • Good communication, leadership, organization and management skills
  • Understands client confidentiality and exhibits high level of ethical conduct
  • Has basic computer literacy including word processing, excel, internet and power point
  • Good understanding of public health systems and local government policies.

Job application procedure

IDI will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate. Candidates that know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel
in the above position, please send their CVs, which should include details of email address (if any), present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address not later than 14th September 2018. (Email your application and CV to  and let’s save the environment).
Key Notes:
1. IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process
2. Internal candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a period of at least one year will be given priority.
3. Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one document
4. Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for your email
5. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
6. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
The Senior Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main Campus
College of Health Sciences, Makerere University
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda