Manager Care Services Employment Opportunity – AIDS Information Centre-Uganda (AIC)

Job Title:     Manager Care Services
Organisation: AIDS
Information Centre-Uganda (AIC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Director,
Planning and Programs
About Us:
AIDS Information Centre (AIC) is a national Non-Governmental
Organization committed to improving the quality of life of orphans and other
vulnerable children. AIC works with other service providers to ensure access to
high quality HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT) services and information. AIC
offers HCT services, SMC, HIV Care & Support, Sexual Reproductive Health
services, BCC, Capacity Building and Development through 9 main branches,
selected hospitals, health centers and antenatal clinics.
Job Summary: The Manager
Care Services will provide technical support and guidance to the AIC staff and
other associated persons who provide care services in the AIC regions, so as to
ensure that the services are in accordance with established polices and
standards.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Formulate policies, strategies and
    guidelines on AIC care services as necessary
  • Prepare plans and budgets for care support
    services
  • Prepare proposals for external support to
    AIC on care services
  • Provide technical guidance on the
    procurement and utilisation of medical and laboratory supplies and
    equipment
  • Provide technical advice on the medical
    and laboratory supplies and equipment required for the effective provision
    of care services
  • Ensure arrangements are made for obtaining
    the resources required for the provision of care support services by
    headquarters personnel
  • Ensure arrangements are made for availing
    medical supplies and equipment as required
  • Ensure care services at the AIC regional
    clinics and communities are well-coordinated
  • Provide technical supporton sensitisation
    campaigns for care services
  • Advise provided on standards, policies,
    mechanisms and procedures for care services 
  • Quality care services ensured, in
    accordance with established standards, policies and procedures
  • Technical support, training and up-to-date
    information provided to the medical and laboratory personnel in the
    regions
  • Regional clinics fully functional and
    adequately equipped and supported
  • Provide technical support in the appraisal
    of the performance of medical and laboratory personnel in the regions
  • Provide technical advice to AIC senior
    management on the numbers and qualities of the human resources required
    for care services
  • Ensure that all action points arising from
    monitoring and evaluation exercises are identified and followed up
  • Ensure that new programs for AIC in the
    area of care are identified and related proposals and plans developed
  • Partnerships beneficial to AIC in the area
    of care identified
  • Send reports on the technical support and
    guidance provided to the regions on medical and laboratory services
    regularly to top management
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for this vacancy
    should preferably hold a first Degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBChB);
  • Training in HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care
  • Training in Management
  • At least six years’ experience in clinical
    work; with at least three years at managerial level
  • Previous experience in HIV/AIDS care
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention and care
    issues
  • Rights of people living with HIV/AIDS
  • Knowledge of research methods – both
    quantitative and qualitative
  • Good management and organisational skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal
    skills
  • Good counselling skills
  • Computer skills
  • Integrity
  • Empathy
  • Sound judgement
  • Innovativeness
  • Good team player
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send hard
copies with an application letter, CV including names of three referees, copies
of relevant academic documents, and a daytime telephone contact addressed to:
Human Resource Department                                            
AIDS Information Centre – Uganda                       
P.O. Box 10446 Kampala. Uganda
Or E-mail to: recruitment@aicug.org
Deadline: 10th February,
2017 by 5:00pm
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