Head Resource Mobilization Career Opportunity – Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC)

Organisation: Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director, Planning and Strategic information
About US:
The Uganda AIDS
Commission (UAC) was established in 1992 by an Act of Parliament (Cap 208) and
is situated under the Presidency of the Republic of Uganda. The Act provides
for the Commission to Oversee, Plan and Coordinate AIDS Prevention and Control
activities throughout Uganda – in particular to mobilize, expedite and monitor
resources for the HIV/AIDS control programmes and activities.
Job Summary:  The Head Resource
Mobilization will primarily develop and implement annual, medium and long term
resource planning and mobilization in HIV and AIDS Programming for the National
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Forecast
    the resource needs for both UAC and the HIV/AIDS National Response
  • Identify
    both the existing and potential sources of funding, assessment of their
    current usage and potential for the future;
  • Prepare
    proposals in search of funding opportunities
  • Identify
    and quantify the requirements for resource planning and mobilization
  • Prepare
    budgets : quantification and costing of needs
  • Determine
    the criteria for resource allocation and establish ceilings for both
    internal and external sources of funding
  • Design
    and or improve the indicators for tracking expenditure
  • Together,
    we share the challenge
  • Develop
    an expenditure tracking tool and advise Management on the expenditure of
    the resources
  • Actively
    monitor the utilization of resources for the HIV/AIDS National Response ,
    if possible through a multi-sectoral working group and inform relevant
    stakeholders of the situation
  • Compile
    and submit reports for development partners and other key stakeholders on
    the availability, allocation and utilization of resources for the response
    to HIV/AIDS in conformity with the agreed reporting requirement
  • Carry
    out resource mapping for the HIV/AIDS National response
  • Develop
    strategies and approaches for Resource Mobilization (HIV and AIDS Financing
    Strategies) i.e. Commodity Forecasting, HIV and AIDS Resource Tracking,
    Financial Prioritization etc
  • Actively
    coordinate and follow up the implementation of resources mobilization
  • Negotiate
    and draft agreements with the different funding agencies or stakeholders,
    ensuring compliance with agency/stakeholder requirements
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    candidate should preferably hold a Master’s Degree in Business
    Administration, Economics, Statistics, Social Sciences, International
    Relations or Political Sciences from a recognized institution.
  • A
    minimum of ten or more years working experience three (3) of which must
    have been served at a national or international level involving
    multi-stakeholder projects and partnership development
  • Relevant
    experience in research and policy-level analysis
  • Some
    experience in design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects
  • Demonstrates
    integrity by modeling the UAC’s values and ethical standards
  • Proven
    ability to lead formulation of strategies and their implementation
  • Ability
    to negotiate with donors and internal units; ability to identify and
    analyze trends, opportunities and threats to fund-raising
  • Demonstrates
    strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates
    good presentation and negotiation skills
  • Ability
    to plan and organize work
  • Ability
    to work with minimum supervision
  • Strong
    IT skills
  • Leads
    teams effectively and demonstrates conflict resolution skills
  • Consistently
    approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
  • Builds
    strong relationships with clients and external actors
  • Should
    demonstrate creativity and innovation
How to Apply: 
All qualified candidates
are encouraged to send their cover letters expressing interest in the job,
detailed CVs, including present position, names, addresses, and phone contacts
of three professional referees, copies of professional/educational certificates
and send them to:
The Director
General, Uganda AIDS Commission, Plot 1-3 Salim Bay Road Ntinda, and P.O Box
10779, Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 20th March 2015.
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