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Senior Health Systems Strengthening Advisor USAID Project Career Jobs – John Snow, Inc (JSI)

Organization: John
Snow, Inc (JSI)
Funding Source: United
States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is a
leader in improving the health of individuals and communities by providing
high-quality technical and managerial assistance to public health programs
worldwide. JSI has implemented projects in 100 countries, and currently
operates from eight U.S. and 81 international offices for the past 30 years.
The JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. ID a leading public health
research and consulting organization.
About USAID RHITES-N Project:
RHITES-N, Lango will contribute
to improving key population- based national health indicators; build the
capacity of the Ugandan government to carry out a sustainable and locally-
driven response to the HIV epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria,
nutrition, MNCH+A, and WASH outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders
to design and implement health system strengthening strategies to scale up
high-impact, evidence-based interventions at the national, sub-regional,
district, and community levels. Interventions will include VMMC, virtual
elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and
condom education and distribution. JSI will focus where the greatest impact can
be realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence
locations.
Job Summary: The Senior
Health Systems Strengthening Advisor will oversee the health systems technical
support provided to the Lango sub-region and district governments. This
position requires close coordination with national and regional policy makers
and program managers of other implementing partners. This position will be a
member of the Senior Leadership Team and will report directly to the COR The
Senior HSS Advisor will oversee consultants, having technical checks and
reviewing the final deliverables from the consultants when required. The
incumbent will work closely with the Chief of Party and assist in drafting
strategic plans, preparing strategic documents, concept papers and Annual Work
Plans which are based on the strategic plan.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant for the USAID RHITES-N Project Senior Health Systems
    Strengthening Advisor job placement should hold a Master’s Degree in
    public health or a related field OR 5 years of experience (in addition to
    the below requirement of 5 years) in a management position for a donor
    funded health project;
  • Eight
    years of progressively increasing responsibility working for a technical assistance health
    program;
  • Previous
    experience working on health systems strengthening activities;
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their updated CVs to ug-rhites-n@ug.jsi.com
Deadline: 20th April 2018
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