Technical Advisor, HIV Prevention – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Organisation: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
University Research Co., LLC (URC), a US-based public health
organization working in Uganda since 2005 is an implementer for the USAID’s
Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in East Central Uganda (USAID’s
RHITES EC) Activity.  The purpose of the
Activity is to support delivery of integrated health and HIV services in 12
districts of East-Central Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Technical Advisor, HIV Prevention
is responsible for providing overall leadership, coordination and management
for the implementation of high quality HIV prevention services including Case
finding, KP and PP, Prep, GBV and will work closely with the VMMC team to
ensure effective provision of HIV prevention services across the project
supported districts. S/he will provide strategic level technical direction,
oversight and support for design and implementation of HIV prevention services.
S/he will ensure HIV prevention service provider teams at facility and
community levels have the necessary capacity/skills to deliver quality and
comprehensive services that are integrated with other health services.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Provide strategic level planning, program design
and implementation support for the HIV prevention portfolio of the project;
Responsible for coordinating and managing
service provider skills strengthening activities (through training, mentoring
and support supervision), as per national guidelines
On a routine basis, use HIV prevention program
performance data to tailor technical support needs and inputs to performance
needs and targets;
Ensure that the project HIV prevention
activities are informed by evidence, adhere to national policies and
guidelines, are well-coordinated and demonstrate intended results;
Working closely with supervisor and other team
members, develop, implement and track annual, quarterly and monthly HIV
prevention work plans and budgets;
Track HIV Prevention key performance indicators
and strategies to determine progress in achievement of targets and innovations
across supported districts and sites;
On a routine basis, closely work with the
Monitoring and Evaluation teams to track and monitor project progress in
attainment of HIV prevention portfolio performance targets and design and
implement appropriate measures to keep on track;
Support district and facility teams to
continuously use performance data to identity performance gaps, design,
implement and track improvement projects for HIV prevention
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
The ideal applicant must hold a basic degree in
any of the Humanities or medical field, and a Master’s degree in public Health
or another related field
Significant experience collaborating and
developing partnerships with Ministries of Health/National Programs, DHOs,
donors, NGOs, and/or other stakeholders on HIV Prevention initiatives in
alignment with national strategic plans
Experience working initiatives within Uganda
strongly preferred.
Demonstrated leadership and teamwork
Produces high quality work in a timely, cost-effective
Experience in managing quality improvement
interventions and technical institutional capacity building programs
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Three or more years of professional experience
working with HIV Prevention programs in Uganda;
Two or more years of experience in implementing
or managing HIV prevention programs for key and priority populations in Uganda
Experience with PEPFAR, USAID and donor projects
is highly desirable
How to Apply:
All Qualified candidates should hand deliver OR
send via E-mail their complete applications with a cover letter, curriculum
vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact information for 3
professional references to: Human Resource Coordinator, University Research Co.,
LLC – Centre for Human Services, Plot 1 Bridge Lane, Mpumudda Division, P.O.
Box 5053, Jinja-Uganda. Tel: +256 (0) 393 217 617, +256 200 300 200, E-mail:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for
Deadline: 18th October 2019 at 2:00pm
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