USAID RHITES Project Careers – Research and Evaluation Advisor at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Organisation: The
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Project Name: USAID
Regional Integrated Health Programs (RHITES) Project
Duty Station: Mbarara,
Uganda
About EGPAF:
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric
AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) seeks to end pediatric HIV/ AIDS through research,
advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs. We are a global leader in the
fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 15 countries and at 7,000
sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children, and to
help those already HIV infected. Today, because of the highly successful work
of the Foundation and its partners over the last 25 years, pediatric AIDS has
been virtually eliminated in the United States and new infections in children
have declined by 51% worldwide.
About USAID RHITES Project:
The EGPAF Uganda Country program
is currently implementing a number of projects in partnership with various
donors. It plans to implement regional integrated health programs (RHITES)
project upon winning the contingent of funds from USAID.
Job Summary: The
Research and Evaluation Advisor will work closely with the program team and the
SI&E team to design and oversee the design and implementation of program
evaluations and other operations research; and all related procedures and
program assessments with the purpose of identifying improved models of
MNCH/PMTCT, Malaria, Youth and Adolescent Health, and HIV care and treatment
program implementation and enhancing program quality. The advisor will work
closely with teams to identify gaps/bottlenecks using strong scientific
methodology to inform the program; MOH and the broader HIV field; and also make
scientific information accessible to EGPAF, MOH and district staff.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should hold a Master’s degree in Epidemiology, MD or similar advanced
    degree in public health, maternal child health or HIV related health
    science
  • At
    least three years clinical or implementation/operations or behavioral
    research experience required.
  • Proven
    experience in providing technical support to health professionals in
    evaluation design and implementation of operations/implementation research
    methodologies, and study implementation in developing countries.
  • Detailed
    knowledge and understanding of HIV, PMTCT, MNCH, Malaria and HIV care and
    treatment
  • Past
    exposure and experience in working for an international NGO in developing
    countries.
  • Demonstrated
    experience in the development of research proposals and management of
    research in developing countries
  • Working
    knowledge of protection of human subjects in research and ethics
    regulations to ensure compliance with all local and international
    requirements 
How to Apply: 
All qualified individuals are
invited to apply by sending a cover letter and CV to: The Country Director
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) Plot 18A Kyadondo Road,
Nakasero P.O. Box 21127 Kampala, Uganda E-mail: UgandaRecruitment@pedaids.org
NB:
EGPAF will only contact short-listed applicants.
Deadline: 30th September, 2014

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