Senior Coordinator, eMTCT US Non-profit Careers – Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI)

Job Title:      Senior Coordinator, eMTCT
Organization: Clinton Health Access Initiative,
Inc. (CHAI)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a
global health organization committed to saving lives and reducing the burden of
disease in low-and middle-income countries, while strengthening the
capabilities of governments and the private sector in those countries to create
and sustain high-quality health systems that can succeed without our
Job Summary: The
Senior Coordinator, eMTCT will coordinate the Ministry of Health’s efforts to
scale up an integrated package of interventions nationwide, with the aim of
reducing the mother to child HIV transmission rate from 7.9% to less than 5% at
the 18-month final outcome period. The
Senior Coordinator, eMTCT must be a strategic thinker with exceptional
quantitative skills and experience in managing complex programs. They will be
responsible for a wide variety of tasks, including quantitative analysis and
leading stakeholder meetings to gain consensus on proposed recommendations.
S/he must be able to function independently and flexibly and have a strong
commitment to excellence. CHAI Uganda places great value on personal qualities
including resourcefulness, responsibility, tenacity, independence and strong
work ethic.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Assist the Ministry of Health AIDS Control
Program eMTCT unit to proactively identify and design innovative mitigation
strategies implementation bottle necks precluding the attainment of program
Provide Technical Assistance and capacity
building support to the Ministry of Health for the implementation, monitoring
and evaluation of the national Early Infant Diagnosis scale up plan
Participate in formulation, development and
review of operational guidance, protocols and policies for delivery of eMTCT
and EID services and recommend standards to be used in the provision of
Services to Technical Working Groups
Conduct periodic eMTCT-EID cascade analyses to
measure performance against set program targets and inform evidence-based programming
Manage the development of and maintenance of
databases and tools for birth cohort, Expected Delivery Date cohort and VHT
patrol monitoring
Synthesize and present findings from
assessments, supervisions, mentorships and periodic performance reviews to
stakeholders including, development partners, the Ministry of Health,
implementing partners, etc.
Coordinate field activities including data
collection activities, technical support supervisions and mentorships
Coordinate and establish credibility with internal
and external senior stakeholders, including development partners
Prepare program progress reports

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a Degree or equivalent
in Public health/Health sciences, Public Policy, Management or other related
Demonstrated ability to train health
workers/implementing partners in health approaches
At least three years of experience in a
developing country setting, and/or in planning, development, implementation of
HIV/AIDS programming for other international NGOs, donor organizations, or
public or private sector institutions
Demonstrated competence in public speaking
Computer skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Internet
Explorer, Outlook/Exchange, Windows operating systems
High proficiency in MS Excel
Language skills: Excellent oral and
written English language communication skills.
Excellent English-language writing skills
Other competencies
Quality Management – Looks for ways to improve
and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness
Analytical – Synthesizes complex or diverse
information; Collects and researches data
Written Communication – Writes clearly,
professionally, and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies
writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively;
Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work
environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit
the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events
Time Management – Ability to prioritize tasks,
manage time and complete projects in a fast-paced, changing environment with
minimal supervision.
Cultural sensitivity – respects cultural
environment in which person is working
Advanced degree in Public health/Management
Experience working in management consulting, or
similar fast-paced, output-oriented environments
Experience working and communicating with
government officials and multilateral organizations in developing countries
Public Health experience in a developing country
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply
online by visiting the web link below.
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