Consultant Job Careers – Social & Scientific Systems Inc

Social & Scientific Systems Inc
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reporting to:
 Chief of Party
About US:
Social &
Scientific Systems (SSS) is a health research company with a mission to improve
global public health by providing technical, research, and program management
services that enable policymakers, medical professionals, communities, and
citizens to improve public health knowledge and to mitigate the effects of
devastating diseases.
SSS, founded in
1978, is based in Silver Spring, Maryland, with offices in Durham, North
Carolina, and Kampala, Uganda.
About the project:
SITES is looking for
consultants to support the documentation of multiple technical products in the
areas of health and HIV data management.
The SITES Project is
a five-year project (2017-2022) that was awarded by USAID to Social &
Scientific Systems Inc. The purpose of the SITES Project is to facilitate,
promote and enhance evidence-based programming and reporting in Uganda’s health
system, particularly its response against the HIV/AIDS epidemic with two
overall objectives:
·       Implement and maintain a comprehensive PEPFAR
program performance management and reporting system, and harmonize, and where
feasible transition, parts of this USG-led function to national systems.
·       Support the Government of Uganda’s (GOU)
national monitoring and evaluation systems for the Health, HIV/ AIDS and OVC
Job Summary:  The aim of this scope of work (SOW) is to
provide writing and editorial support to SITES documentation .
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
The consultant will
work with the technical leads and task holders to:
·       Review the technical content of assigned
documents for technical quality, accuracy, consistency and clarity of
message(s) being communicated
·       Work in consultation with relevantSlTEStechnicalteamst0
revise the document accordingly ensuring that language, grammar and
punctuations meet expected standards. Package and structure the document
content to meet expected communication standards for the easy and quick
understanding by the audience
·       Prepare summary sections where required and
·       Prepare technical presentations where
·       Ensure that the documents meet the
contractual branding and marking guidelines for SITES
·       Provide guidance on dissemination and
publications where appropriate, considering contractual guidelines on
information and data management..

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s
degree in health communication, journalism or related area 20%
·       Postgraduate qualification with at least3
years’ experience as technical writer, technical editor or related assignment
for large scale organizations20%
·       Strong knowledge of HIV and health
programming at national and community level with analytic capability and
demonstrated ability to process, analyze and document technical health and HIV
Information -15%
·       Experience with USAID or other US government
funded development programs 15%
·       Proven English reading and writing with
ability to use computer skills and graphics to communicate complex health and
HIV data and information to non-health audiences-15%
·       Publication in major health
journals/publications on paper and web-based media, including preparing
technical briefs and presentations -10%
·       Good time management with proven ability to
meet tight deadlines-5%
How to Apply:
All interested and
qualified candidates please Send your CV and a writing sample of your work
(both documents in PDF) to 
Deadline: 31st July 2020
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