Head – AIDS Prevention Career Job at Uganda AIDS Commission

Reports to: Director, Policy Research & programming
Salary scale: UAC4
Responsible for: HIV/AIDS Prevention Officer
Purpose of the Job: To coordinate the multi-sectoral prevention programme for HIV/AIDS to check on its prevalence in the country.
Duties and Responsibilities  
  • To formulate and implement suitable HIV/AIDS prevention strategies pro­gramme for the national response.
  • To coordinate the implementation of the national HIV/AIDS prevention strate­gies and programme.
  • To develop proposals for the mobilization of resources to support the national HIV/AIDS response.
  • To provide technical support to decentralized structures in order to cascade prevention intervention at the lower levels.
  • To monitor and supervise stakeholder-led prevention programmes
  • To mobilize key stakeholders such as Religious and Cultural leaders so as to participate in HIV/AIDS prevention activities.
  • To prepare periodic reports on the status of HIV/AIDS epidemic for manage­ment decision making.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • A Bachelors Degree in MBCHB or an equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • A Masters Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology or a related field Experience
  • A minimum of Eight (08) years working experience, Three (3) of which must have been at a senior level in Government, NGO or a reputable organization
  • Proficiency in proposal writing.
How to Apply:
Please send your application letter, clearly labeled on the envelope with positions ap­plied for attaching copies of your academic and professional certificates/ testimonials and your CV with a daytime contact and names of 3 referees to the address below:
THE Director General, Uganda AIDS Commission, Plot 1-3 Salim Bay Road, Ntinda. P.O. Box 10779, Kampala, UGANDA
The closing date for receiving applications is Friday 28th September 2012. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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