Programme Manager- NASTAD Non-profit Careers – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Job Title:           Programme Manager- NASTAD
Organisation: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Project
Director/PI and NASTAD Country Lead
 Vacancy Code: PMNSTX1
About Us:
The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is an international non-profit
organization which is a partnership of infectious diseases and public health
specialists. The overall objective of the IDI is to strengthen health systems
with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases, through Research and Capacity
Development. IDI has five operational areas through which it works to achieve
its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory
services (provided through a partnership with the Makerere University – John
Hopkins University Core Lab) and Outreach.
About Project:
With funding from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(CDC/PEPFAR), IDI is the lead implementing partner for the Kampala Region HIV
project titled, “Accelerating epidemic control in Kampala region of Uganda
under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief through scale up of
evidence based and high impact interventions towards achievement of UNAIDS
90:90:90 targets.” To implement this project, IDI is partnering with NASTAD
(National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors), an international
non-governmental organization working in Uganda to strengthen the health system
by building sustainable leadership and technical capacity in HIV and other
health-related programs to benefit the community.
Job Summary: The Programme
Manager- NASTAD will be responsible for overall coordination of Partner
Services and e-PLR activities in Uganda, reporting to and working with
direction and support from the NASTAD Global Uganda Country Lead. The Program
Manager will contribute to planning and implementation of activities, including
the development of a work plan, timeline and budget, project reports, updates
and continuation proposals, and attending related meetings. The Program Manager
will also facilitate collaboration and communication between NASTAD, IDI,
Districts Health Offices, and other partners on this project. The Program
Manager collaborates with the NASTAD County Lead to coordinate all aspects of
the program and assures the delivery of technical assistance and required
deliverable outlined within the work plan.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide leadership and technical and management
responsibility for project implementation, including project activity
Manage quality and timely reporting to the donor
and other project stakeholders.
Develop work plans, budgets and narratives as
Coordinate NASTAD activities and services in
line with funders and MoH guidelines.

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) from a recognized university and an Advanced
Degree in Public Health or a related health field.
Possession of a post graduate diploma in Project
Planning and Management will be an added advantage.
At least four years of successful management of
public health/Health Systems strengthening/ HIV & AIDS projects.
Demonstrated familiarity with the functioning of
the decentralized Local Government System of Uganda.
Knowledge of PEPFAR/US Government programming
policies and regulations, procedures and practices, which bear on project
management in support of cooperative agreements.
In-depth knowledge and experience with issues
around the HIV/AIDS response.
Project planning skills and a good understanding
of sub-granting systems to local governments.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills including the
ability to work with the District Health Offices and supported Health
Experience working with and supervising large
numbers of professional and support staff.
This position requires a highly-motivated
individual with diverse technical knowledge, strong program coordination and
organizational skills, and experience working in HIV prevention, care and
treatment interventions in Uganda.
Ability to function independently, communicate
consistently to receive support and direction, be a self-starter, dedicated,
and have a strong commitment to excellence.
S/he should also exhibit important personal
qualities, including resourcefulness, responsibility, tenacity, independence,
energy, and work ethic.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should E-mail their
updated CVs, which should include details of email address (if any), present
position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three
(3) Referees plus telephone contact to the following address. Please make sure
that your application letter , CV and certificates are attached as one document
and indicate the Vacancy code as the subject for your email
The Senior Human Resource Manager,
Infectious Diseases Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre,
Makerere University Main Campus College of Health Sciences, Makerere
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda.
Email to:
Deadline:  4th December 2017
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