Fresher NGO Careers – HIV/AIDS Mainstreaming Officer at Health Rights Action Group (HAG)

Organization: Health
Rights Action Group (HAG)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Health Rights Action Group
(HAG) is a civil society organization dedicated to promoting the Health and
Human Rights of people living with or affected by diseases, in particular HIV/
AIDS. HAG works with PLHIV, young people both in school and out of school to
promote sexual, reproductive health rights and responsibilities with the aim of
bringing about improved and better lives and reducing HIV/AIDS infection.
Job Summary:  The HIV/AIDS Mainstreaming Officer will build
capacity of HAG and its partners to mainstream HIV/AIDS and SRH& R with the
aim of effectively managing HIV/AIDS and its impact on communities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The
    Officer will be responsible for overall coordination of HIV/AIDS
    mainstreaming component at HAG
  • Carry
    out baseline and needs assessment on HAG’s Key partners and communities
    focusing on the levels of knowledge, information, policies and practices
    on HIV/ AIDS mainstreaming.
  • Develop
    modules on HIV/AIDS Mainstreaming based on the baseline and needs
    assessment Conduct training of HAG’s partners, TOT’s in HIV/AIDS and SRH
  • Prepare
    policy briefs to engage with decision makers from local to national levels
    on service delivery for Health and HIV/AIDS services.
  • Build
    an strengthen HAG’s networks and alliances
  • Organize
    lobby meetings with key stakeholders e.g. MPs, local governments
  • Document
    and share key learning
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the HIV/AIDS Mainstreaming Officer should hold a
    bachelor’s Degree in social sciences or other Humanities. MPH/Gender is an
    added advantage.
  • A
    minimum of two or more years of progressive work experience in the area of
    HIV and AIDS programming.
  • The
    applicant must possess extensive knowledge of HIV/AIDS and SRH&R
    programming and policies in Uganda and at global level.
  • Possess
    sound knowledge of HIV and AIDS health interventions and best practices.
  • Past
    experience in SRH& R related programs will be an added advantage
How to Apply: 
All interested and qualified
candidates should submit their applications, updated CV with three referees and
telephone contacts to:
Health Rights Action Group
Plot 96, Bukoto Street,
P.O. Box 40081 Kampala, Uganda.
Or to Email to:
Deadline: 13th March 2015
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