Care and Treatment Technical Lead NGO Jobs – TASO Uganda

 

Job Title:    Care and Treatment Technical
Lead

Organisation: The
AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)

Duty Station: Uganda

REF: 
TS/HR/PMGT/29

Reports to: Cluster Team Manager

 

About US:

The AIDS Support
Organization (TASO Uganda), an organisation contributing to a process of
preventing HIV infection, restoring hope and improving the quality of life of
persons, families and communities affected by HIV infection and disease.

 

About Project:

TASO is implementing
various projects funded by the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
(PEPFAR) through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with
guidance from the Government of Uganda, to accelerate epidemic control and
achieve the UNAIDS  95 95 95 targets.

 

Job Summary:  The
Care and Treatment Technical Lead will provide technical support to ensure
timely and quality accelerated HIV/AIDS service delivery in the supported
districts. S/he participate in the planning, coordination and evaluation of
project activities designed to enhance capabilities, governance and
functionality of DHTs. He/she will coordinate capacity-building efforts to
reinforce competencies of DHTs and HCWs and will be the key liaison between
TASO and the Cluster areas.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Provide
technical assistance to HIV/AIDS/TB care and treatment for the key thematic
areas in the Cluster areas.

·       
Report
on a variety of programmatic, financial, administrative and logistics needs
that arise from the Cluster.

·       
Provide
program management and technical support to CBOs, and Technical Advisor
-Prevention, Care and Treatment at cluster level.

·       
Provide
program management and coordination support to assigned implementing partners
(IPs).

·       
Design,
monitor and report on key activities related to HIV/AIDS/TB Prevention, Care
and Treatment scale up in the Cluster areas.

·       
Support
Mentorship and coaching activities for HCWs in relation to comprehensive
HIV/AIDS/TB prevention, care and treatment in the Cluster areas.

·       
Provide
on call/distance Technical Assistance support for the handling of complicated
cases 

·       
Support
Quality Assurance of HIV/AIDS/TB services at facilities and recommend
corrective action

·       
Oversee
the monitoring and evaluation as well as Quality Improvement approaches in the
cluster areas

·       
Take
lead in documentation of best and promising practices for sharing at District,
Cluster Regional, national and international forums for program learning and
improvement.

·       
Oversee
the day-to-day planning and coordination of Cluster-level activities.

·       
Play a
liaison role between the Cluster team, the district local government, health
facilities, CBOs and other community structures.

·       
Coordinate
Mentorship, Coaching and QI Learning sessions for HCWs at the Health
Facilities.

·       
Work
with the M&E Manager to compile periodic reports and share them with the
Prevention, Care and Treatment Advisor for onward submission.

·       
Ensure
that all project objectives are met through effective planning and coordination
of technical assistance.

·       
Develop
work plans, budgets and narratives for the purpose of project planning for the
Cluster.

·       
Support
design of HIV/AIDS and TB capacity building interventions and monitoring of
results in line with the national policy standard guidelines.

·       
Work
with the DHTs and Health Facilities in the Cluster area to ensure effective
delivery of HIV/AIDS, TB services to the target populations.

·       
Take
lead in documentation of best and promising practices for sharing at Cluster
level for program learning and improvement.

·       
Build
lasting strategic partnerships and networks for accelerated epidemic control in
the Cluster area.

 

Key Outputs

·       
Technical
assistance to HIV/AIDS/TB care and treatment for the key thematic areas
provided.

·       
Programmatic,
financial, administrative and logistics need handled.

·       
Program,
management and technical support provided to CBOs.

·       
Provide
program management and coordination support to assigned implementing partners
(IPs)

·       
Report
on key activities related to HIV/AIDS/TB Prevention, Care and Treatment scale
provided

·       
Mentorship
and coaching activities supported

·       
Quality
Assurance of HIV/AIDS/TB services supported

·       
Best and
promising practices documented and shared

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s in Medicine and Surgery (MBChB). Active
Registration with the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council is a
MUST. A Master’s degree in Public Health or related field will be an added
advantage.

·       
Additional
Training: Specialized training in HIV/AIDS is an added advantage.

·       
At least
3 years of HIV/AIDS/TB clinical experience.

·       
Experience
in providing Technical Assistance to large scale HIV/AIDS HSS interventions
within MoH structures and systems.

·       
Comprehensive
knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS/TB management.

·       
Good
working knowledge of HIV/AIDS/TB programs, strategies, processes and techniques
used to plan, develop, implement and evaluate results of HIV/AIDS programs.

·       
Demonstrated
computer skills in MS Office Applications and experience in strategic
information management is an added advantage

·       
Excellent
written and oral communication skills in Local language and English, including
report writing.

·       
Demonstrated
leadership and team-building skills.

·       
Excellent
communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to work
effectively in a team.

·       
Knowledge
of USG programming policies and regulations, MoH and district procedures and
practices.

·       
Knowledge
of the local language shall be an added advantage

·       
Ability
and willingness to work flexible hours as needed and with minimum supervision.

·       
Willingness
to work in a rural setting

Other Qualities/Attributes: Integrity, Emotional control, Confidentiality and Openness, Team player,
Ability to work under mental and physical stress and Empathy

 

How to Apply:

All qualified candidates who meet all the above requirements are invited
to submit their resume, copies of certified academic certificates, testimonials
and three referees, two of which should be professional referees and, a current
employer / immediate supervisor including their telephone and email contacts. All
interested Candidates MUST fully fill the TASO Online Job Application Form,
scan and save all the relevant documents in one folder and forward only online
applications with the relevant credentials

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 10th
December 2020 by 5:30 pm

 

NB: While TASO appreciates all the interested candidates, only those
invited for interviews will be reached. In case you do not hear from consider
yourself unsuccessful. Please note disqualification.

 

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