Prevention Officer at Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda)

Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Job Summary

Planning, coordination and implementation of Global Fund/ TASO HIV-TB project activities in the supported districts.

Overall Responsibilities

  1. Take lead in planning, coordination and implementation of Global Fund/ TASO HIV-TB project activities in the cluster districts.
  2. Provide technical assistance during implementation of the Global Fund/ TASO funded activities through planning, mobilizing and on-site implementation of activities based on the project’s technical approach and national guidelines.
  3. Work closely with the regional M&E Officer and regional Cluster Coordinator to update and maintain the Global Fund-TASO activity tracker regularly.
  4.  Conduct timely documentation of activities implemented and ensure monthly and quarterly reporting of project achievements in collaboration with the regional M&E Officers.
  5. Establish collaborations and strength partner coordination with key stakeholders including; comprehensive partners, civil society, and district and community structures for effective and efficient implementation of the Global Fund / TASO project funded activities.
  6. Strengthen referral and linkages between community service delivery points and health facilities for AGYW HIV, SRH, GBV services and patients diagnosed with Tuberculosis.
  7. Establish District Technical Working Groups (TWGs) and Community Quality Improvement teams to support implementation of AGYW risk reduction plans in identified communities.
  8. Develop timely activity trip plans, budgets and implementation plans on weekly, monthly and quarterly basis
  9. Represent the project in Districts meetings including extended DHT meetings, comprehensive partners’ meetings when invited and district technical working group activities where Baylor is required to participate.
  10. Document project success stories, case studies and blogs for sharing with a wider audience
  11. Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor/ Prevention Manager/management

Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Humanities and or health related discipline
    • At least two years’ work experience implementing AGYW or DREAMS Initiative is an added advantage
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal, teamwork coupled with leadership skills
    • Excellent writing, oral communication and organizational skills
    • Ability and willingness to travel within the supported districts
    • Experience of working in remote districts is an advantage.
    • Ability to organize, analyse, interpret and program performance data.
    • Experience of working with donor funded projects is an advantage.

    ·    Must be able or willing to ride a motorcycle and spend 80% of his/her time in the field work.

  • 2 Years Relevant Experience

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact, three traceable professional references and certified UNEB certificates as well as certified University Transcripts

You must have at least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.