Capacity Building Officer US Non-profit Jobs – Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

 

Job Title:    Capacity Building Officer

Organisation: Elizabeth
Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Duty Station: 
Mbarara, Uganda

Reports to: Director Health Systems Strengthening

 

About US:

Elizabeth Glaser
Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a proven leader in the global fight to end HIV and
AIDS, and an advocate for every child to live a full and healthy life into
adulthood. Founded through a mother’s determination, we are driven to see a
world where no other mother, child or family is devastated by this disease. For
more than 30 years, EGPAF has been a leader in meeting urgent needs in
pediatric HIV and AIDS in the world’s most affected regions.

 

Job Summary:  The Capacity Building Officer will offer
technical support to the human resource development in order to enhance the
capacity of service providers, managers and partners to plan for, coordinate
and implement HIV/AIDS and TB programs in south western Uganda

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Ensure
coordinated capacity building project programs by liaising with EGPAF staff and
implementing partners on all capacity building activities.

·       
Ensures
that EGPAF’s implementation strategies and performance goals are in accordance
with National and International standards.

·       
Conducts
Training Needs’ Assessments, plans, designs and coordinates the relevant
training programs in collaboration with the district health offices and MoH.

·       
Ensures
the development and implementation of Quality Assurance mechanisms to monitor
and assess training activities and systems in accordance with MoH and
International standards

·       
Work
with EGPAF technical team to ensure adherence to quality standards for training
implementation, including meeting criteria for selection of training
participants, use of participatory methods , emphasis on training outcomes ,
use of evaluations and effective employment of lessons learned from previous
trainings.

·       
Coordinate
with the Technical Advisors and Project Officers to identify appropriate
facilitators from MoH, Region and other relevant stakeholders for these
capacity building programs.

·       
Liaise
with MoH and other relevant partners to ensure that appropriate training tools
are available for use in these training programs

·       
Establish
and maintain database of trainers in the different service/priority program
areas

·       
Ensure
an updated HRIS data for all capacity building activities.

·       
Provides
technical guidance during the development of the RHITES-SW /EGPAF’s annual work
plan and participates in the planning and budgeting activities, especially in
regard to capacity building

·       
Coordinates
the integration of technical support to the district and provides technical
guidance to the district based teams for capacity building activities.

·       
Assists
in post training follow-up and mentorships by tracking progress at individual
sites through technical assistance site visits and district reports, in
collaboration with MOH and the EGPAF program team

·       
Coordinates
technical reporting according to defined reporting schedules and writes regular
monitoring and technical reports as required and contribute to EGPAF’s reports

·       
Assists
in identifying, documenting, disseminating and scaling up best practices in
capacity building for TB, PMTCT and C&T.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a Medical Degree and /or a Master’s Degree in Public
Health or other related degree.

·       
Five
years of professional experience working in areas HIV/AIDS prevention, care and
treatment, RMNCAH or Nutrition programs.

·       
Hands-on
knowledge and skills in designing, planning, implementing and monitoring Health
programs

·       
Excellent
trainer skills

·       
Experience
in conducting training developing curriculum and capacity building/human
resource management

·       
Practical
experience in working with health systems at the national and district level

·       
Practical
experience in stakeholder engagement

·       
Sound
understanding of the current issues and developments in the field of HIV/AIDS
and especially HIV/AIDS, TB, RMNCAH, Malaria, Nutrition.

·       
Excellent
verbal and written communication skills with proven ability to present
information effectively to various audiences, large and small.

·       
Strong
skills in teamwork and networking

·       
Willingness
to work and travel in rural settings in Uganda

·       
Good working
knowledge of Microsoft office programs including MS Excel, MS Word and MS Power
point.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online at the link below.

 

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