USAID RHITES-EC Youth Advisor Career Placement – Youth Alive Uganda

Job Title:       Youth Advisor
Organisation: Youth Alive
Uganda
Project Name: USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project
(USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) Project
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
Report to: Director Programs
About US:
Youth Alive Uganda was started by a group of youth under the guidance
of Sr. Dr. Miriam Duggan in Kamwokya, a Kampala suburb which was severely
affected by a diversity of social and health problems, chief among them
HIV& AIDS. The group realized that the most infected and affected were
youth; mainly adolescents and young adults. In response, a youth friendly HIV
prevention strategy was designed resulting in the foundation of Youth Alive
Uganda, Starting as a peer support group. As more groups were established, the
first one became the Secretariat on 1 July 1993 and fully registered as an NGO
in 1995. Youth Alive Uganda has since then spread to 17 other African countries
and still continues to spread.
About USAID RHITES-EC Project:
Youth Alive is a consortium partner in implementing the USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project
(USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) whose aim is to support the implementation of a
comprehensive integrated investment in regional 
health, nutritional assistance and HIV/AIDS programs. The five-year
project targets 11 districts in East Central Uganda with an estimated total
population of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of
quality health, nutrition, HIV / AIDS and child development services.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
The Youth Advisor will take charge of the
designing and coordinating of health & OVC support strategies for youth
beneficiaries of the project.
·        
Design and implement comprehensive integrated
sexual and reproductive health and HIV services for adolescents/youth.
·        
The jobholder will also support the project
structures to implement interventions at community level and through community
service institutions to improve youth & adolescent knowledge, awareness,
attitudes and practices about key health issues
·        
Take lead in enhancing youth participation in
health services management, delivery, monitoring and accountability
·        
Lead in identifying and working with
youth-focused & youth-led CSOs to effectively support the delivery of
comprehensive health services
·        
Support operational research in youth programming
approaches & participatory methods
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The applicants for the USAID RHITES-EC Youth
Advisor job placement must hold a Masters degree in Public Health or its
equivalent
·        
A minimum of five years’ experience in designing
and implementing health/OVC youth programs.
·        
Excellent training and facilitation skills
·        
Broad knowledge of cost management principles
and practice especially in civil society sector/NGO sector.
·        
Previous experience with USAID projects for
health & OVC programming.
·        
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
·        
Highly creative, analytical, with good problem
solving skills
·        
Ability to work under pressure and meet targets
and deadlines
·        
Experience in facilitating the Youth Alive EFL
Curriculum is an added advantage
How to Apply:  
All interested candidates should send their applications either by hand
delivery to the office of the Executive Director: Plot 148B, Old Kira Road,
Kamwokya, Kampala OR via email to careers@youthaliveuganda.org
Deadline: 4th
November, 2016
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