USAID IntraHealth International Project Careers – Strategic Information Advisor

Organisation: IntraHealth
Duty Station: Kampala,
Requisition Number: 14-0073
About IntraHealth:
IntraHealth International is a
non-profit organization which empowers health workers to realize positive
health outcomes for individuals, families, and communities around the world. We
ensure health workers are present where they are needed most; ready with skills
and systems to deliver high-quality care; connected to information networks
that support high performance; and safe to deliver services in environments
that promote dignity and equality. A nonprofit organization, we partner with
governments, the private sector, and civil society to foster sustainable local
solutions to health workforce and health care challenges. Over the past 34
years, we have assisted 100 countries to strengthen their health workforces and
the systems that support them—at all levels and across the continuum of care.
About USAID Project:
IntraHealth is seeking to
implement the anticipated United States Agency for International Development
(USAID) Karamoja Health and HIV/AIDS Integrated Activity. The health services
that will be supported by the overall project include HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria,
nutrition, family planning, and maternal, neonatal and child health.
Job Summary: The USAID Project
Strategic Information Advisor will offer expert technical and programmatic
guidance and support on HIV Monitoring and Evaluation in the region. S/he will
assist with the design, implementation and monitoring of organizational
development interventions funded by the project.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Offer technical leadership and expertise to the
    project and develop local technical capacity through mentoring of project
    and counterpart staff on data management and utilization of data for decision-making.
  • Technically support the use of standardized tools and
    guidance for data analysis, presentation, interpretation and use
  • Build capacity at district and facility levels to
    implement hotspot mapping using Priorities for Local AIDS Control Efforts
    (PLACE) and Lot Quality Assurance Sampling (LQAS) Survey
  • Guide train, and provide hands-on support to
    districts and health facility units responsible for data management
  • Carry out regular health facility assessments and
    appropriate studies to improve programming
  • Actively support the GOU to roll out approved MIS
  • Provide technical assistance in the development of
    routine monitoring, HIV surveillance/ epidemiologic data reports.
  • Regularly improve HMIS data collection management and
    reporting at the district and facility level, disaggregating data by age
    and sex
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should hold a Master’s degree in
    public health or a related field.
  • Five or more years of mid-level or senior experience
    in designing and implementing HIV and AIDS prevention, treatment or care
    programs with advanced knowledge in monitoring and evaluation of the
  • A minimum of three years’ experience successfully
    working with the MOH and other key stakeholders in Uganda, and preferably
    in Karamoja.
  • Past field experience in HIV data collection, data
    analysis, reporting, best practices in data dissemination and data use.
  • Significant experience working on projects supported
    by the United States Government is preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the challenges impacting
    health service delivery in Karamoja.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in
    English. Fluency in in a local language is an advantage.
  • The applicant must be a Citizen or permanent resident
    of Uganda.
Personal Competencies:
Innovation: Develops new, better or
significantly different ideas, methods, solutions or initiatives within your
role that result in improvement of IntraHealth’s performance and meeting
objectives, results and global commitments.
Accountability: Holds self and others accountable
for all work activities, research and personal actions and decisions; follows
through on commitments and focuses on those activities that have the greatest
impact on meeting measurable high quality results for IntraHealth’s success.
Exercises ethical practices, respectful words and behaviors, and equitable
treatment of others in all activities.
Knowledge of and ability to put into action customer
service concepts, processes and techniques to access internal and/or external
client needs and expectations and meet or exceed those needs and expectations
through providing excellent service directly or indirectly.

Applies organizational knowledge to identify and maintain focus on key success
factors for IntraHealth while recognizing, anticipating and resolving
organizational challenges. Ability to develop organization and
industry-specific expertise and apply sound decision making processes to reach
productive resolutions that translates strategy into actionable business plans.
Relationship Management:
Knowledge and ability to determine and satisfy client
needs (internally and externally) and maintain partnering and productive
relationships during engagements, including influencing, communicating,
presenting, facilitating, and managing new relationships.
Communication (Oral and Written):
Understands effective communication
concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, explain
complex technical concepts in simple, clear language appropriate to the
audience; and receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs
through the application of appropriate communication behaviors.
How to Apply: 
All candidates who wish to join
IntraHealth International’s USAID Project should Apply Online at the web link
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