4 Fresher VMMC Project Assistant USAID Project Job Placements – John Snow Inc

Organisation: John Snow Inc
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:  District Project Coordinator
About US:
Snow, Inc. (JSI), a leader in the field of international public health, is
currently recruiting for VMMC positions for the USAID-Regional Health
integration to Enhance Services-North, Lango (USAID-RHITES-N, Lango) Project.
USAID-RHITES-V, Lango will improve the use of integrated health services in
Northern Uganda’s Lango region and strengthen the health system to sustain
gains made by earlier projects. USAID-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.

Lango is a five-year contract. The JSI team includes Amref Health Africa,
Doctors with Africa CUAMM, Another Option, and Medical Concierge Group
Job Summary:  The VMMC Project Assistants will support
district teams to plan for and implement VMMC services in accordance with
established MOH standards and USAID RHITES-N, Lango project guidelines and
regulations. .
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       In collaboration with
the District Project coordinator, district teams and VMMC Project officer,
participate and support the development and implementation of district VMMC
work plans
·       Work with SBCC team to
Support community based structures to plan and generate demand for VMMC.
Support follow of clients according MoH guidance
·       Work with District
project coordinator and VMMC Officer to monitor, document and report of adverse
events promptly
·       Compile activity, weekly
and monthly reports
·       Maintain a list of
trained service providers (Surgeon, Assistant & counsellor) within the
·       Lead the joint
evaluation of the camp to document best practices, lessons learnt and ways of
bridging the gaps identified through pre and post camp meetings
·        Maintain an updated QI dashboard for ail the
sites in the district
·       Provide logistical and
administrative support for VMMC field activities, including transport requests,
facilitating payments and any other administrative issues at the VMMC meetings
·       Work with sores and
supply chain to maintain adequate VMMC supplies at the district
·       Compile and submit
timely and accurate accountability for project funds and ensure staff claims
are processed on timely
·       Conduct district VMMC
monthly meetings and ensure participation in Project district meetings.
·       Conduct daily support
supervision visits to all camps in the district to:
·       Cross check
participants’ duty stations during camps on registration forms
·       Meet with all camp teams
and ensure teams appreciate their roles and adherence to standard o Review all
data tools to ensure completeness.
·       Interact with the
theatre team to observe infection prevention, skills etc.
·       Communicate promptly
changes in the schedule and give feedback to the team on best practices and
areas for improvement Adherence to financial standards.
·       Develop and ensure the
use checklist for VMMC camp materials and equipment with the VMMC officer and
prepare corresponding requests
·       For VMMC trainings
ensure training teams have required materials and equipment packed prior to
training and returned to stores/inventory following the training
·        Any other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must
hold a Diploma in Clinical Care, Nursing or its equivalent from a reputable
·        At least two (2) years of relevant
professional experience in VMMC PEPFAR program work.
·       Experience working with
district and health facility teams
·       Excellent knowledge and
experience with Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other data processing and
graphical presentation software.
·       Ability to independently
plan and execute complex tasks while addressing daily management details and
remaining organized and focused on long-term deadlines and strategy highly
·       Excellent inter-personal
communication skills and excellent organization skills.
·       Oral and written English
language fluency
How to Apply:
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements, should send their
applications by email to ug-rhites-n@ug.jsi.com addressed to the Human Resource
Manager attaching their application letters and CV. JSI is an equal opportunity
employer so women are encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 31st
January 2020
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