HIV/AIDS Advisor Job Placement – Embassy of Ireland in Uganda

Job Title:      HIV/AIDS Advisor
Organization: Embassy of
Ireland in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Deputy Head of
About Us:
The Embassy of Ireland is a diplomatic mission that represents the
economic, political, cultural and social interests of the Government of Ireland
in Uganda. It is responsible for implementing and overseeing Irish Aid Uganda
Development Programme, catering for the consular needs of Irish citizens in
Uganda and promoting cultural interaction between Ireland and Uganda.
Job Summary: The HIV/AIDS
advisor will be required to manage the HIV/ AIDS programme in accordance with
agreed institutional standards of programme/grant management, lead on the
Embassy’s engagement in national level policy dialogue and external
representation on HIV, Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) and related issues,
drawing on learning from Karamoja. In addition the advisor will provide a
support role on strengthening HIV mainstreaming across the programme; ensure
documentation and sharing of learning from the HIV programme including with the
Irish Aid network of health and HIV/AIDS advisors; identify strategic research
gaps; advise management on new research and learning emerging nationally,
regionally and internationally as well as manage and monitor the implementation
of the Embassy HIV/AIDS Work place policy.

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the Irish Embassy
HIV/AIDS Advisor career vacancy should hold a Master’s degree in a relevant
field (Behavioural Sciences, Public health, Development Studies and other
related fields).
A minimum of five years of specific post
qualification experience and 3 current references at the same level in a
similar role with a bi-lateral, multi -lateral organisation, Government or NGO.
Previous exposure and experience in strong
programme planning, implementation, management and monitoring skills.
Broad knowledge and understanding of the
national, regional and global HIV and SRH context.
Ability to work as part of a team and in
partnership with other stakeholders.
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal
communication skills.
Previous experience and knowledge of the
Karamoja sub-region is desired
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join the Embassy should apply by forwarding
a covering letter of not more than two pages which demonstrates relevant
experience. The letter should be accompanied by your Curriculum Vitae (maximum
4 pages) detailing qualifications and work experience to date. Please note that
the specified page limits will be strictly enforced and any excess pages will
be disregarded in appraising your application. The complete applications should
be sent via Email only to: Recruitment.Kampala@dfa.ie.
Deadline: 8th December 2017
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