Health Social Work Jobs – Technical Officer (HIV Counseling and Testing HCT) at Workforce Humanity

Organisation: Workforce Humanity
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Key Performance Indicators:
Objective 1: Advising in HTC programming

  • Work closely with Care & Treatment/HTC team providing technical & programmatic assistance to ensure that technical input is provided for all communication activities
  • Monitor a number of HTC sites for quality assurance and quality improvement
  • Provide technical assistance, review and give feedback on reports from implementing agencies
  • Participate in technical and capacity building activities including training on provider initiated counseling
  • Assist in data analysis, operational research, and perform other tasks as required.
  • Contribute to the prepare internal and external reports for the NGO and donors, including expenditure plans and SitReps.
Objective 2: Advising in implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Monitor the timely, correct and contractually appropriate implementation of proposed medical activities
  • Monitor the project Procurement Planning, and financial forecasting regarding medical programming.
  • Regular monitoring and impact assessment of medical activities and incorporate lessons learned to existing programs on a timely basis
  • Contribute to developing concept papers and proposals for prospective donors.
  • Participate in updates of the medical strategy, in addition to the larger country strategy to which it contributes.
Objective 3: Representation
  • Represent externally and collaborate/coordinate with government authorities, NGOs , and UN agencies on medical issues at district level in coordination with your supervisor
  • Represent and participate in district and provincial-level medical meetings and other relevant humanitarian/recovery coordination meetings
  • Make sure that all the relevant stakeholders have enough information about the organizations background, program, objectives, working areas, duration of programs and activities in the field.
  • Promote and reinforce relationship with district and province technical authorities.
  • Ensure correct MOUs are in place with relevant district/province stakeholders.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Medical or social science background, preferably a Master’s degree in social sciences or public health.
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize qualitative data and reports.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in health education and development programs in Vietnam, preferably in the area of HIV counseling and testing.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and to prioritize and respond in a timely manner to stakeholders.
  • Experience in supervising, training and coaching others
  • Ability to cope with stress
  • Ability to act as part of a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to organize and priorities workload, using initiative when appropriate
  • Willingness to be present in unstable environments
  • Available for a minimum of 6 months
  • Valid passport to cover period overseas
  • Previous overseas work experience in a similar role with another Non Governmental Organization (NGO)
How to apply:
This position is part of the Humanitarian Development Program at Workforce Humanity and is unpaid. Participants must cover the cost of their food, flight, accommodation, insurance for the period of their placement. If you are interested to apply please submit your c.v. and letter of motivation to admin@workforcehumanity.com  or for more info visit www.workforcehumanity.com
NB: Due to the nature of the program only applicants from a foreign country will be considered for the position.
Deadline: Tuesday, 30th April 2013
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