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HIV Clinical Manager NGO Jobs – WEI/Bantwana

 

Job Title:      HIV Clinical Manager

Organization: WEI/Bantwana

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:  Case Management Advisor

 

About US:

Since 1951, World
Education, Inc. (WEI) has been working to improve the lives of the poor through
education and social and economic development programs. The Bantwana Initiative
of World Education, Inc. is a recognized leader in delivering integrated
comprehensive interventions to improve HIV outcomes and the quality of life for
orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and families affected by HIV and poverty.
Rooted at the grassroots level, WEI/Bantwana builds the capacity of
communities, civil society and governments to coordinate and deliver integrated
comprehensive services for vulnerable children and families while strengthening
structures and service delivery across the HIV continuum of care.

 

About USAID ICYD Project:

The USAID Integrated
Child and Youth Development Activity (USAID ICYD Activity) aims to improve
learning outcomes, advance HIV epidemic control in Uganda, and ensure that
children and youth have the opportunity to lead resilient, healthy and
productive lives. The USAID ICYD Activity will deliver critical HIV/GBV/violence
prevention and response services to children and youth and their families in
communities, clinics, and schools. Within USAID’s Journey to Self-Reliance
Framework, USAID ICYD Activity will build the operational and technical
capacity of four Ugandan Primary Local Partner (PLP) organizations to become
direct recipients of USG funding within two years while strengthening
government capacity to deliver core services to children within an integrated
referral network and case management system. WEI/Bantwana is a leader in OVC
programming and organizational capacity development in high HIV prevalence
countries in southern and eastern Africa.

 

Job Summary:    The HIV Clinical Manager supports
strengthening of HIV Case Management implementation, with a focus on health
facility/community linkage aspects across the four zones and 38 districts of
USAID ICYD Activity. The role is critical in collaboration, coordination and
building relationships with clinical partners and service providers to improve
bi-directional referrals and integrated service delivery across the HIV cascade
including HIV/GBV/VAC reduction and response services including uptake in ART,
and improved adherence and viral load suppression for OVC and AGYW. The Manager
will bring clinical and community expertise supporting ART, adherence, viral
load suppression and resilience for OVC and AGYW. This position will have the
following responsibilities:

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Oversee
technical design, training, mentorship of USAID ICYD Activity technical team
and PLPs to close critical gaps across the HIV cascade to bolster Index
Testing, ART linkage, retention, adherence, VLM, VLS outcomes for HEI, C/ALHIV
and families living with HIV

·       
Support
and strengthen PLP capacity to build strong, functional partnership with clinic
partners across the 4 USAID ICYD Activity zones

·       
Support
training and mentorship of USAID ICYD Activity technical teams and PLP partners
on effective service delivery to children, adolescents and caregivers living
with HIV (C/ALHIV) and other key populations

·       
Develop
and/or recommend training materials, conduct supportive supervision and
administer job aids for community structures delivering service and case
management support to C/ALHIV families

·       
Support
scale up of Caregivers engagement model layered on Peer Support Groups for
ALHIV

·       
Support
PLPs to build strong relationships with District Health Officers and other
relevant stakeholders

·       
Participate
in national level meetings with MOH and other relevant ministries related to
policy and programming for C/ALHIV to keep USAID ICYD Activity abreast of
policy shifts related to HIV and feed lessons learned into policy discussions

·       
Support
partners to troubleshoot referral and coordination bottlenecks between clinics
and communities

·       
Review
and address performance gaps related to HIV outcomes for C/ALHIV with USAID
ICYD Activity technical teams and PLPs

·       
Support
quarterly and annual report writing and other strategic documentation

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a Degree in: health, social work and social
administration

·       
At least
three years of experience working with children/adolescents living with HIV in
clinic and community settings

·       
Experience
with bi-directional clinical referrals/HIV service provider linkages for
vulnerable populations

·       
Understanding
of MOH HIV policies and programming for HEI/C/ALHIV

·       
Demonstrated
experience and familiarity analyzing and applying data for decision making

·       
Excellent
writing skills

·       
Good
communication skills and ability to communicate in the local and national
languages.

·       
Computer
skills with expertise in PowerPoint, Word, Excel. 

 

 

How to Apply:

All applicants
should submit a cover letter, updated CV, and three references to: BantwanaICYD@ug.worlded.org
with the position title you are applying for in the subject line.

 

NB:
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until positions are filled.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Deadline: 2nd October 2020 by 2:00pm

 

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