USAID IDI Project Careers – Senior HIV/AIDS Advisor

Organisation: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)
Funding Source: USAID
Duty Station: Kampala,
About IDI:
The mission of the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to build
capacity of health systems in Africa with strong emphasis on infectious
diseases through research, and capacity development. IDI has five operational
areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and
Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory services (provided through a
partnership with the Makerere University-John Hopkins University Core Lab) and
Outreach. IDI invites applications for the following full-time positions for
upcoming US government (USAID) sponsored projects for delivery of services for
HIV/AIDS and related health conditions.
Job Summary:  The Senior HIV/AIDS Advisor shall be
responsible for overall implementation of the HIV/AIDS prevention, care and
treatment project portfolio.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant should hold a Master’s
    Degree or higher in Public Health, International Development, Sociology or
    the equivalent in a field related to health HIV/AIDS programing.
  • A minimum of eight years of progressively
    responsible professional experience working in Uganda in health, HIV/AIDS
    and/or the development field.
  • Skills in at least two or more of the
    following technical areas: strengthening service delivery programs, training,
    pre-service education, performance and quality improvement, monitoring and
  • Extensive exposure and knowledge of Health
    and HIV/AIDS service delivery in the public and private sector in Uganda
    and in other sub-Saharan African countries, including health promotion and
    a sound understanding of the social, economic and cultural determinants
    and implications of the HIV epidemic in Uganda.
  • Demonstrated in-depth understanding of
    Ugandan healthcare system, particularly the public health system.
  • Skills in engagement with government
    departments/facilities and CSOs for HIV programming
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested persons who wish to apply may
hand-deliver, email or post an application letter with a detailed CV, naming at
least two professional referees, to:
The Manager, Human Resource,
Infectious Diseases Institute,
P. O. Box 22418, Kampala.
E-mail to:
Deadline: Friday 8th August 2014
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