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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Senior Technical Advisor RMNCH Job At University Research Co., LLC (URC) - Career Opportunity In Uganda

Vacancy title:
Senior Technical Advisor RMNCH 

Jobs at:
University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, November 31lth, 2018 at 2:00 pm 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Date Posted: 19 November 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

About the Company
JOB DETAILS:University Research Co., LLC (URC), a US-based public health organization working in Uganda since 2005, is implementing the USAID's Regional Health integration to Enhance Services in East Central Uganda Activity (USAID‘s RHITES EC). The purpose of this project is to support the implementation of a comprehensive, integrated investment in regional health, HIV/AIDS and nutrition assistance. This live-year activity targets II districts in East-Central Uganda with an estimated total population of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of quality health, HIV/AIDS, nutrition and child development services. URC is seeking qualified candidates to fill the following positions;

Joh Purpose: The Senior Technical Advisor, Reproductive Health, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, (RMNCH) will lead a team of professionals to implement the integrated health program in the districts of support. She/he will work with the team of technical advisors in various program areas to provide technical guidance to the team on RMNCH and FF in implementing the regional health integrated program. The person will provide technical leadership and oversight in the development, focusing and implementation of RMNCH, and FP activities. The jobholder will work closely with the Director Service Delivery and other project technical staff to ensure technical quality of the intervention design and implementation The advisor will ensure the technical and methodological soundness of activities and, in collaboration with the project team and partners, support the design of service delivery strategies, based on sound and current scientific evidence She/he will mentor and supervise a team of Technical Advisors for Family Planning, Child Health and Maternal Newborn Health

Job Specifications: The job holder should have:
Specific Responsibilities
  • Supervision and providing strategic direction tor the RMNCH and FP services; Ensure health workers have capacity/skills to manage, deliver and provide comprehensive HIV care, treatment and prevention services for pregnant and lactating women;
  • Spearhead the integration of these services with RMNCH services in the MCH units and community settings,
  • Lead planning of health systems support and health systems strengthening activities designed to increase quality of integrated HIV prevention, care treatment and RMNCH/FP Programs
  • Support the Clinical Services Team in standardizing quality by ensuring that the Program Officers implement continuous quality improvement at the supported district;
  • Conduct targeted site supervision visits to supported health units in the district to provide technical assistance, capacity building and mentorship of health workers;
  • Prepare periodic program reports, as may he required
Required Experience and Qualifications:
  • Medical Doctor with a Master's Degree in Medicine Obstetrics St Gynecology or Pediatrics/Child Health), Public Health, or other relevant field
  • 6-8 years of professional experience working in RMNCH programs, ideally working closely with the Ministry of Health, district local governments and communities in technical programming. cl Experience working with USAID and other donor projects is highly desirable.

Desired Experience and Qualification:
Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal and teamwork skills with ability to lead multidisciplinary teams Proven ability to set priorities, multi—task, and work collaboratively as well as independently

For more details regarding the job descriptions and persons‘ specifications, please view them on our website: 
Please do not submit applications through the website. Use the provided avenues below.

Job application procedure
Qualified applicants should hand deliver DR send via E—mail their complete applications with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, certificate of good conduct, copies of academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references by Friday, November 31lth, 2018 at 2:00 pm addressed to
Human Resource Coordinator
University Research Co., LLC Centre for Human Services
Plot 1 Bridge Lane, Mpumudde Division
P.O. Box 5053 Jinia, Uganda
Tel: +255 (0) 393 217 517, +255 200 300 200
While we thank all applicants for showing interest, all applicants who applied for the Re-advertised positions should not reapply.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews