Director Medical & Psychosocial Programs Non-profit Jobs – Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation

Organization: Baylor College
of Medicine Children’s Foundation
Duty Station: Kampala,
Report to: Executive
About US:
Baylor College
of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Uganda (Baylor -Uganda) is a private not
for profit NGO that provides: HIV/AIDS care, treatment and prevention services;
maternal child health services; Health Professional training and Clinical

Job Summary: The Director
Medical & Psychosocial Programs will be tasked with initiating, developing and
monitoring the implementation of systems, policies and procedures of Medical
and Psychosocial programs in line with Baylor Uganda’s mission and National
AIDs control program objectives.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Initiate, develop and monitor implementation of
Medical and Psychosocial policies, strategies, guidelines, and data tools for
the Directorate in line with Baylor-Uganda’s 5 year strategic plan and Health
Sector Strategic Plans.
The job holder will develop and monitor the
implementation of annual plan for the Directorate, manage the budget and
monitor the integration of Baylor Uganda activities into the various district
/regional plans & budgets
The incumbent will also develop and monitor
implementation of Baylor-Uganda Paediatric and Adolescent HIV care &
treatment program in consideration of adolescent transitional aspects to
Periodically monitor the harmonization, and
alignment of Baylor-Uganda operational program plans, M & E framework to
the National HIV Strategic Plan.
Develop and monitor the implementation of 3 or 5
years operation strategy’ for the directorate of Medical and Psychosocial based
on holistic strategic thinking through implementation of periodic
The incumbent will also initiate, develop and
monitor the implementation of strategies for phasing in, reprogramming and
continuously track periodic program performance and prepare reports to the
Executive Director
Prepare Medical and Psychosocial related fundable
grant proposals in collaboration with other members of the Organization
(Grants/ research team) and support sub-grant monitoring in line with the
Organisation’s Mission
Develop and maintain strategic related partnerships
and networks between Baylor Uganda with its funders, Professional associations,
regional / national and international partner organizations/ districts and
other key stakeholders and advocate for comprehensive, relevant and harmonized
interventions in service delivery in line with Directorate strategic objectives
The job holder will develop and maintain a competent
& motivated “team of Departmental/regions Leaders under the Directorate of
Medical and Psychosocial Programmes” through implementing HR support activities
in line with the Human resources manual.
Initiate, develop and monitor the implementation of
Orphans and Vulnerable Children programs, advocacy and community mobilization
& involvement strategies and procedures focusing on patient psychosocial
support, linkage-referral system, Health facility patient tracking and
retention into care in all Baylor Uganda supported regions
In charge of drawing strategies and procedures for
monitoring the integration and implementation of quality improvement and
control procedures in the management of comprehensive paediatric/adolescent HIV
care & treatment services across Baylor-Uganda supported regions
Develop procedures for monitoring conducting
operational and conventional research, documentation and sharing of best
practices at events and other stakeholder’s events/conferences within the
region and international in line with Baylor-Uganda research objectives
Qualifications, Skills and
The idea candidate must hold a medical related
master’s degree but applicants with paediatric Masters will have an added
The ideal candidate should possess a minimum of
seven years’ experience as medical personnel, with four (4) years program of
experience at managerial level, in a reputable HIV oriented Non-Governmental
Broad background in project planning &
Working knowledge of project planning &
management principles, donor guidelines, coupled with Strong understanding of
HIV interventions, writing of fundable proposals.
Excellent team and communication skills
Good networking and partnership skills.
Must be dynamic, Persuasive &convincing
Highly self- motivated and able to demonstrate high
She/ he must have published some papers in regard to
policy development or organization development/improvement
Age: Between 35-45
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications to the
address below including a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job
requirements, current position, names and addresses of three referees i.e.
email and phone addresses, copies of professional/academic documents,
certificate of good conduct, email address, and day time telephone contact. The
applicant must have at most a credit 6 in Math and English.
Applications via E-mail to:
The Human
Resources Manager,
Baylor College
of Medicine Children’s Foundation-Uganda,
Block 5 Mulago
Hospital, P.O. Box 72052, Clock Tower, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: Friday, 20th
November, 2015 by 4:00 pm

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