Senior Implementation Adviser – Uganda AIDS Commission

The Department for
International Development (DFID)
is leading the British government’s fight
again seeks to recruit a dynamic, experienced and adaptable individual to join Uganda AIDS Commission.
The purpose of this position is to support the Uganda AIDS
Commission in executing of coordinating and guiding implementation of the
National Prevention Strategy’(NFS) with a focus on the six phase 1 districts.
The Senior Implementation Adviser
reports to the Director Policy Research and Programmes but works closely with
other departments al UAC.
Specific Tasks:
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To support the repackaging, advocacy and
dissemination of the National HIV Prevention Strategy to scale up understanding
of Combination HIV Prevention in the country but with a focus on the six phase
1 districts. the Senior Implementation Adviser reports to the Director Policy
Research and Programmes but works closely wilt other departments at UAC.
·        
To guide capacity assessment and needs Tor
combination HIV Prevention in the NPS implementation as well as related
capacity building strategy with a focus on the six phase 1 districts
·        
To facilitate the harmonization of all
initiatives under the UN. Civil Society Fund (CSF|, Ministry of Health (MoH)
and local governments for rolling out the NPS with focus on combination HIV
prevention in the six phase 1 districts
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To coordinate support supervision and related
back stopping to the six phase 1 districts
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To advise on strategies for mobilizing partners
to ensure convergence in the joint goal of achieving delivery of full
combination HIV prevention (as will be agreed in the planning phase) in the
phase 1 districts
·        
To support development of partnership mechanisms
for facilitating delivery of combination HIV prevention across the country but
with a focus on the six phase 1 districts
·        
To work with the Planning and Monitoring Directorate
at UAC to support collection of routine data on implementation of combination
HIV prevention with a focus on the six phase 1districts
·        
Support all departments of the UAC and
Government sectors to appreciate their respective roles and the necessary
collaboration for the successful delivery of combination HIV prevention
·        
To work with the Planning and Monitoring
Directorate at UAC, the WB and other stakeholders to support the impact
evaluation of combination HIV prevention through ensuring full functionality of
the NPS Task Force and the sub committees established to support Impact Evaluation and Implementation of  Combination HIV
Prevention.
·        
To coordinate the sharing of emerging lessons
and best practices in implementing the NPS in the six phase 1 districts.
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To support the UAC HIV Prevention Team in the
roll out of the NPS in the rest of the country.
·        
To supervise the Programme officer, focusing on
NPS implementation in the six phase 1 districts and work closely with the
Impact Evaluation Coordinator (and with the other members of the HIV prevention
team at UAC.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
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A Masters Degree in Social Sciences, Public
Health, Public Policy, public administration and management or any other
related field.
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Training and /or experience in social work and
behavioral sciences with a good understanding of behavioral and structural
drivers of the HIV epidemic, project planning, management, monitoring and
evaluation will be an added advantage
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10 years experience at a senior level in large
and geographically spread HIV/AIDS projects or programmes implemented by
central government ministries and institutions, local government and the civil
society including networks of PLHIV.
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10 years experience in directly facilitating or
coordinating implemen­tation of large and geographically spread HIV/AIDS
projects at national, decentralized and community levels
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5 years experience in working with key
government stakeholders in the national HIV response particularly Ministry of
Health. Uganda AIDS Commission and local governments
·        
5 years experience with multi lateral and
bilateral development partners in the national HIV response
How to apply:
Send application to
Uganda AIDS Commission Secretariat
Plot 1–3 Salim Bey Road,
P. O. Box 10779, Kampala – Uganda
Closing date for applications is 5.00 pm, on Monday 30th
April 2012
While we thank all
applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be
contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification
.

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