PEPFAR/CDC Project Jobs – Director Medical Services at Reach Out Mbuya Parish HIV/AIDS Initiative

Organization: Reach Out Mbuya Parish HIV/AIDS
Initiative
Funding Source: PEPFAR/CDC
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About Us:
Reach Out Mbuya Parish HIV/AIDS
Initiative is a PEPFAR/CDC supported community faith based NGO that was
established in 2001 with the mission: “To curb the further spread of HIV
infections by educating all residents of Mbuya Parish about HIV/AIDS, and to
enable those who are already living with HIV/AIDS to live a responsible,
positive, and dignified life.” Reach Out delivers comprehensive HIV services
through four static clinics, several mobile outreach clinics through
public-private partnerships within Kampala, Wakiso and Luwero
Job Summary: The Director Medical Services will be
responsible for overseeing the management of over 6500 clients and supervising
60 staff in the medical directorate. The incumbent services plans and directs
all aspects of the organization’s medical policies and programs, ensuring that
they are in compliance with national policies while identifying opportunities
to improve efficiency and effectiveness of patient care.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Provide
the planning and leadership to the medical directorate by ensuring that
appropriate structures, systems, competencies and values are developed.
·        
Stays
abreast with the national trends in HIV prevalence and management and ensure
that ROM’s medical services remain in line with prevailing trends and relevant
to the targeted population.
·        
Provide
leadership in the development and review of appropriate clinical protocols and
processes that support consistent quality services and appropriate referrals.
·        
In
charge of developing, monitoring and supporting compliance with continuous
medical quality improvement plans and peer review processes.
·        
Provide
leadership to Reach Out Kasaala ensuring quality HIV/ PHC integrated service
delivery.
·        
Ensure
effective implementation and expansion of upcoming initiatives and programs
including private-public partnerships and services to key populations in all
the sites/centres.
·        
Make
sure that the interfaces between Medical and other departments are managed
optimally.
·        
Develop
a clear public relations strategy for the directorate, create and manage formal
and informal networks with key organizations and institutions within and abroad
to expand ROM’s networking and advocacy strategy.
·        
Have
responsibility for the financial management of the directorate including budget
planning, resource allocation and preparation of quarterly reports.
·        
Actively
collaborate with other senior managers to ensure proper planning and
implementation of all ROM development plans through meetings, effective
decision making, strategic planning and resource mobilization.
·        
Actively
motivate and develop staff within the directorate and enhance succession
planning through effective delegation.
·        
Ensure
effective communication throughout the directorate
·        
Actively
coordinate directorate’s work plans and reports with support of Monitoring and
Evaluation Coordinator
·        
Actively
promote the vision, mission and the values of Reach Out as expressed in the
policies, regulations & guidelines.
·        
Ensure
health safety, and security in your area of operation in ROM
·        
Assumes
other related responsibilities as required
Key Performance Indicators: 
·        
Efficient/
effective and high quality medical services provided
·        
Medical
staff, budgets and procedures well managed
·        
Strategic
planning and coordination of medical programs effectively managed
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate should hold a first degree in medicine and surgery (MBChB) and
Master’s degree in Public Health or any related field.
·        
A
minimum of five years’ experience in HIV/AIDS
·        
Comprehensive
HIV/AIDS Care and management
·        
Counselling
& Guidance
·        
Skills
in Project Planning and Management
·        
Skills
in Proposal writing
·        
Excellent
Public Relations skills
·        
Attended
Trainer of Trainers
·        
Care
and management skills
·        
Clinical
guidelines and policies
·        
National
HIV/AIDS policies and guidelines
·        
Current
trends in HIV/AIDS treatment
·        
Knowledge
and experience of research methods – both quantitative and qualitative
·        
Excellent
management and organisational skills
·        
Excellent
communication and interpersonal skills
·        
Excellent
oral and written presentation skills
·        
Good
computer skills
·        
Possess
the ability to work independently and with a team
·        
Leadership
and Team building skills
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified candidates should
send their applications together with a detailed curriculum vitae, a day-time
telephone number(s), and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least
two referees; as well as copies of professional certificates and testimonials
to;
Human Resource & Administration
Manager, Reach Out Mbuya Parish HIV/AIDS Initiative P.O. Box 7303, Kampala,
Uganda
Physical Address: Plot 1 Boazman Road,
Mbuya 11 (Next to Our Lady of Africa Church, Mbuya)
Deadline: 22nd May 2015 at 4:00pm

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