USAID/Uganda is seeking for qualified individuals to fill the Project Management Specialist (HIV/AIDS Regional Coordinator-Prevention) position.
The Project Management Specialist (HIV/AIDS Prevention) is responsible for providing programmatic and technical expertise in comprehensive HIV prevention (biomedical, behavioral and structural) by serving as the primary or alternate focal person on key technical areas including: HIV testing services, gender based violence prevention, care and mitigation and post violence care, targeted key and priority population programming, condom promotion, social and behavior change communication, pre-exposure prophylaxis, voluntary medical male circumcision, and the DREAMS initiative.
The PMS provides full Contracting Officer’s Representative/Agreement Officer’s Representative (COR/AOR) oversight and direction to programs conducted by Implementing Partners (IPs) under Contract, Cooperative Agreement, and/or Grant, works across OHH and other offices in the Mission to support a coordinated, strategic approach to HIV prevention programming.
The PMS provides expertise in organizational capacity strengthening, entailing transfer of knowledge and skills to local partners in HIV prevention programming, institutional development (including in leadership and governance, management, and human resources), fiscal responsibility and sustainability. The PMS identifies opportunities for U.S. Government (USG) engagement in HIV/AIDS prevention programming and for effective collaboration and coordination with the Government of Uganda (GoU) and other development partners.
The position is located in the Office of Health (OHH), HIV/TB Unit – Prevention sub-Unit, reports to the Senior HIV Prevention Specialist and has no supervisory responsibility.
–Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, Social Work, Public Health, International Development, or other
closely related field.
–Other relevant training or certification, if applicable, to augment university degrees and work
–Post-graduate training in organizational development will be an added advantage.
B. PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE
–At least five (5) years of progressively responsible, professional experience in HIV/AIDS with multilateral
or bi-lateral organizations.
–Increasingly responsible experience in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of
HIV/AIDS prevention initiatives in developing countries and/or in generalized epidemics.
–Demonstrated experience with developing, implementing and assessing of institutional processes and
systems particularly in local organizations.
–Experience in analyzing HIV/AIDS epidemiological data and translating data into practice.
How to apply
The detailed solicitation document Number: 72061722R10001 (0001) which provides the full position description, selection criteria, and specific instructions on how to submit an offer is found at: https://ug.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/ or send an email to EXO and HR Specialist at: [email protected]