Earn 203m monthly as Public Health Specialist (Care & Support) at United States US Embassy / Mission

Organisation: United
States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Salary: UGX
203,022,426 /=
Open to: All
Interested Candidates
Position Number: Kampala 2020-029
Reports to:
WRAIR Country Program Director
About US Embassy:
The United States
Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for
over 30 years.  Ambassador Deborah R. Malac currently heads the U.S
Mission to Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and
organizations all working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the
direction of the Ambassador.
Among the offices
operating under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:
  • United States Agency for International
    Development (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace Corps
Job Summary:  The Public Health Specialist (Care &
Support) is supervised by the WRAIR Country Program Director and will work
closely with Walter Reed Army Institute Research/ U.S. Military HIV Research
Program (MHRP) Global Health team and the local implementing partner (IP) in
Uganda to coordination to design, implementation, coordination, and evaluation
of a broad range of program activities and studies required to implement the
President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) for WRAIR in Uganda. The
incumbent as directed by the WRAIR Country Program Director represents the MHRP
on HIV care and treatment and prevention issues at technical, policy and
strategic planning meetings, including meetings with MOH, collaborators and
donor agencies.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed
below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
·       
The
applicants for the United States US Embassy Public Health Specialist (Care
& Support) job opportunity should hold a Master’s degree in Medicine,
Public Health, Nursing, Epidemiology, Behavioral or Social Sciences field is
required.
·       
A
minimum of five years of mid-to-senior level public health experience in
developing, implementing and evaluating HIV/AIDS or other public health
programs and two years at a supervisory level that involve coordination with an
international agency, USG or implementing partner is required.
·       
Comprehensive
knowledge of current HIV/AIDS issues, prevention activities, community
engagement, counseling and interventions, behavior change, testing, and
treatment, especially in a rural setting, is required. 
·       
An
in-depth knowledge of the range of programs, policies, regulations and
precedents applicable to development and administration of
national/international public health program is required.
·       
Detailed
knowledge of the host government health care system and structures (including
familiarity with MOH policies, program priorities and regulations) is
required. 
·       
In-depth
specialist knowledge of USG HIV/AIDS public health programs, strategies,
methods, processes and techniques used to plan, develop, implement and evaluate
results of programs is required.
·       
Good
working knowledge of team management techniques to plan, organize and direct
multi-disciplinary project teams and activities is required. 
·       
Good working
knowledge of overall administrative requirements, budgeting and fiscal
management in support of contracts/cooperative agreements/grants/purchase
requisitions is required.
·       
Comprehensive
knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS is required.
·       
Thorough
public health knowledge of current HIV/AIDS issues is required.
·       
Detailed
knowledge of the host government health care system and structures including
familiarity with MOH policies, program priorities and regulations is required.
·       
Excellent
oral and written communications skills to develop and maintain effective
working relationships with national and international health partners are
required.
·       
Language:  English Level IV (Fluent) reading/writing/speaking is required.
How to Apply:
All those interested
in working with the US mission in Kampala should send their applications online
at the link below.
Deadline: 28th July 2020
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