Program Officer NGO Jobs – Protecting Families Against HIV/AIDS (PREFA)

Job Title:     Program Officer
Organisation: Protecting Families Against HIV/AIDS (PREFA)
Duty Station: Wakiso, Uganda
Reports to: Program Manager
About US:
Families Against HIV/AIDS (PREFA) is an indigenous Non-Governmental
Organization (NGO) that was formed to contribute to Uganda’s efforts in
enhancing access to quality HIV/AIDS prevention, care, treatment, and support
services to families with a historical focus on Elimination of Mother-to-Child
Transmission (eMTCT) of HIV. PREFA has secured funding for interventions
against Commercial Sex Exploitation of Children (CSEC), targeting the areas of
Kampala and Wakiso.
Job Summary: The Program Officer will offer technical support
and guidance in the planning, implementation as well as monitoring and
evaluation of Sexual & Reproductive Health, eMTCT & other activities
relating to HIV/TB in the targeted districts.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure health facilities are equipped to
    provide quality, comprehensive and effective SRH services.
  • In charge of increasing access to quality SRH
  • In charge of increasing demand for high
    quality, comprehensive eMTCT/SRH services
  • In charge of increasing community
    participation in the eMTCT/SRH related activities at Community and Health Facility
  • Prepare timely work plans submitted to PREFA
    & shared with the relevant stakeholders.
  • Provide M&E Function: Accurate &
    timely reporting, Data Quality Assessment, performance monitoring.
  • Effective coordination mechanism with various
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Program Officer job
    placement should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine & Surgery,
    Nursing. Possession of a Master’s Degree in any of the following:
    Medicine, Public Health, Health Systems Research, Epidemiology &
    Biostatistics, Health services Management.
  • Additional training in M&E and Project
  • A minimum of three years’ experience working
    with government structures, specifically district health systems.
  • Previous exposure and experience in Health
    Systems strengthening at district level in the area of HIV.
NB: This is a re-advertisement. Those who applied earlier need not re-apply. 

How to Apply:
interested candidates should send a current detailed CV, application letter,
copies of testimonials and certificates; and three professional references with
telephone and email contacts to:
Executive Director,
Families Against HIV/AIDS (PREFA),
71, Lithuli Avanue Bugolobi,
Box 25769, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 24th August 2016
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