Associate Director – Health & HIV Career Opportunity – World Vision International

Job Title:       Associate Director-Health & HIV
Organisation: World Vision
International
Reports to: Technical Services Director
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About Us:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy
Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and
communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41
districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children
and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with
children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all
applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.
“Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every
Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary: The
Associate Director-Health & HIV will provide overall leadership for Health
and HIV&AIDS programs and projects in World Vision Uganda. The incumbent will
oversee/ coordinate implementation and integration of Health and HIV&AIDS
programs and Grant projects into on-going Area Development Programmes (ADPs)
ensuring multi-sectoral approach is employed and capacity building of all WVK
staff is done for enhanced programming and mainstreaming of Health and
HIV&AIDS into community programs. Ensure integration promotes participatory
planning by all sectors in the ADPs and the community. Actively participate in
National Health and HIV&AIDS networks, resource mobilization and assist in
planning Health and HIV&AIDS baseline surveys, needs assessments and
evaluation of programs. The jobholder will also liaise with World Vision East
Africa Area and Africa Region plus support offices for Health and HIV/AIDS
programming, strategic developments and documentation /sharing best practices.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
 
Leadership:
·        
Provide
leadership in Health and HIV/AIDS programs and projects.
·        
Provide
technical support to program and project staff on integration and
implementation of Health and HIV&AIDS interventions
·        
Coordinate
preparation of Health and HIV&AIDS Strategic Planning and innovative
visioning for WV and overall programming
·        
Visit
other organizations/World Vision programs to learn best practices and share
lessons learnt with staff
·        
Mentoring
of Health and HIV&AIDS staff
Strategy:
·        
Review
and update the Health and HIV&AIDS strategy
·        
Ensure
integration of Health and HIV&AIDS into all programs
Resource Acquisition:
·        
Resource
mobilization through concept papers/proposal writing for fund raising and
market them with SOs and other donors
·        
Coordinate
development and submission of Health and HIV&AIDS finance and progress
reports to SOs and other donors in regard to National Office based projects
·        
Actively
participate in responding to Request for Proposals for large scale grant proposals
Research and Learning:
·        
Coordinate
and access research, evaluation and promote learning through the best available
external practices and resources in Health and HIV&AIDS
·        
Networking
with other organizations to implement and document best practices to promote
learning
·        
Work
with other sector specialist within and outside WVU to implement a Health and
HIV&AIDS learning system to document, assess, share and replicate
·        
Prepare
and submit monthly and quarterly activities reports
·        
Develop/adapt
training curriculum/manuals on Health and HIV&AIDS
Monitoring and Evaluation:
·        
Provide
technical support in organizing Health and HIV&AIDS baseline surveys and
evaluations e.g. TOR, Questionnaire
·        
Ensure
adherence to and integration of WVI Health and HIV&AIDS standards and
practices
·        
Assist
in Design of Health and HIV&AIDS M&E framework
·        
Liaise
with other organizations and WV National Offices to collaborate in standard
setting, materials development, and learning activities
·        
Documentation
of lessons learnt and promising practices
·        
Coordinate
Health and HIV&AIDS program/project monitoring and evaluation
Capacity Building:
·        
Train
WVU staff to be able to integrate Health and HIV&AIDS into other
development programs
·        
Develop/support
TOT/TOF training networks in Health and HIV&AIDS
·        
Assist
in capacity building of CBOs, Church/FBOs, Community Care Coalitions and other
community groups
·        
Encourage
community participation to ensure Community Ownership of Health and
HIV&AIDS interventions
·        
Sensitize
all WVU staff on Health and HIV&AIDS
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant for the World Vision Associate Director – Health & HIV
employment opportunity should hold a Master’s Degree in social sciences or health
·        
Bachelors
Degree or Diploma in Public Health
·        
A
minimum of ten years of hands-on experience in Public health including HIV/AIDS
with a reputable organization
·        
At
least three years’ experience in program planning, implementation, monitoring
and evaluation of Health and HIV&AIDS programs
·        
Good
training facilitation and coordination skills
·        
Proposal/concept
papers development for fund raising
·        
Research,
monitoring and evaluation skills
·        
Good
needs assessment and report writing skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified Ugandan candidates are encouraged to apply
online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at
the web link below.
Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at
World Vision’s e-recruitment portal. 
Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 16th
December, 2016

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