VMMC Program Manager USAID SUSTAIN Project Jobs – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Job Title:          VMMC Program Manager
Organisation: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID
Strengthening Uganda’s Systems for Treating AIDS Nationally (SUSTAIN) Project
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: HIV Prevention
About US:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to improving
the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide.
With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages
projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.
About URC SUSTAIN Project:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is implementing the USAID-funded
Strengthening Uganda’s Systems for Treating AIDS Nationally (SUSTAIN) project.
The project supports delivery of quality HIV prevention, treatment, care and
laboratory services at selected regional referral and general hospitals.
Job Summary: The VMMC
Program Manager will oversee the implementation of SMMC activities at
project-supported hospitals.
Key Duties and
  • The
    jobholder will coordinate the training and on-site support for V/SMMC
    teams at supported hospitals.
  • Supervise
    the V/SMMC Community Mobilization Coordinator, ensuring the efficient management
    of mobilization and outreach activities by each hospital team.
  • Work
    in close collaboration with the Director of Operations, support the
    renovation and equipping of hospital theatres and setting up and
    conduction of circumcision camps.
  • Set-up
    quality assurance and control procedures for SMMC.
  • Work
    in liaison with the M&E team, develop systems for effective monitoring
    and evaluation of SMMC activities.
  • Actively
    participate in the development and review of policies, plans, strategies,
    guidelines and standards in VMMC and monitor their implementation.
  • Take
    part in the planning and budgeting for VMMC activities.
  • Building
    and enhancing collaboration linkages with other Implementing
    Partners (IPS), Communities in Health.
  • Preparing
    and submitting periodic performance reports to the relevant authorities.
  • Offering
    support and research initiatives.
  • Take
    part in coordination meetings with implementing partners and other key
  • Perform
    any other duties as may be assigned.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicants for the USAID SUSTAIN VMMC
    Program Manager job opportunity should hold a Master’s degree in public Health or related field. Additional
    Medical Qualification or HIV training will be an added advantage.
  • A
    minimum of five years’ work experience in HIV program management
    preferably with 3 years at managerial level in a reputable
    government institution/NGO with proven ability to coordinate activities of
    different stakeholders at a national level.
  • Excellent
    communication and interpersonal skills coupled with project management
  • Previous
    experience in handling Quality Improvement approaches and providing
    clinical training to service providers and stake holders are added
  • Ability
    and willingness to travel within the supported districts.
  • Highly
    self-motivated and result-oriented person.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should submit their
cover letter, certificate of good conduct, curriculum vitae, copies of academic
credentials and contact information for 3 professional references addressed to:
Human Resource & Administration Coordinator,
University Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services,
Plot 7 Ntinda View Crescent, Naguru
Kampala, UGANDA
E-mail to:
Deadline: 27th March 2017 by
12:00 Noon
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