Baylor PEPFAR Grant Jobs – Health System Strengthening Advisor

Organization: The
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation- Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

About Baylor:
The Baylor College of Medicine
Children’s Foundation – Uganda (Baylor- Uganda) headquartered at Mulago
hospital, is a comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and treatment organization that
supports the treatment and care of HIV infected and affected Children and
Adults. Baylor- Uganda has four operational areas; HIV/AIDS care, treatment and
prevention services, maternal child health services, Health Professional
training and Clinical Research. Baylor-Uganda is in receipt of PEPFAR grant
through CDC and Ministry of health
 

Job Summary: The Health
System Strengthening Advisor will initiate, develop and monitor the
implementation of systems, strategies and procedures for strengthening health
systems in liaison with the Ministry of Health, District Health Teams (DHT),
other government sectors involved in the HIV response to ensure sustainability
of PEPFAR and post-PEPFAR activities in Baylor-Uganda supported regions in line
with HIV/AIDS National Strategic Plan (NSP) and Baylor- Uganda mission.
 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should possess a Master’s degree in public health, or its
    equivalent with a degree in Medicine.
  • At
    least five (5) years’ experience in health systems strengthening, project
    management, and financial management, especially in the context of
    HIV/AIDS issues and programs, with at least two (2) years’ experience in a
    national or resource challenged setting with preference a developing
    country.
  • Past
    exposure and experience in program design, strategic planning, program
    management and implementation, especially within a developing country
    context.
  • Prior
    experience working with Donor funded health programs is preferred.
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills, tact and diplomacy, required to establish and
    maintain a wide range of senior level and working level contacts with
    HIV/AIDS programs in government, non-governmental, and private-sector
    circles.
  • Possess
    the ability to work effectively within team and interagency environments.
  • Skills
    in monitoring and evaluation frame works.
  • Willing
    to spend 60% of the time in the regions

How to Apply: 

If you have the relevant
qualifications and experience, please send your application to the address
including a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job requirements,
current position, names and addresses of three referees, copies of
professional/Academic documents, email address, and day time telephone contact.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
 

The Human Resource Manager,
Baylor College of Medicine
Children’s Foundation-Uganda Block 5 Mulago Hospital, P.O. Box 72052, Clock
Tower, Kampala, Uganda.
Tel: +256-417-119200/100 

Deadline: 26th September 2014 by 4PM 

NB: Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews by the 24th of
September 2014
 

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