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Wednesday, 4 September 2013

Project Coordinator job Opportunities in Uganda at The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Job Title Project Coordinator
Organization The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
Country Uganda
City Kampala
Category management
Job Summary
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 13 countries and at 4700 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to Children, and to help for a two year cooperative agreement to implement a project to optimize HIV Treatment Access Among Pregnant Women (OHTA) in 8 districts in the south western region of Uganda

He/She will be responsible for providing oversight to the implementation of actives under Optimizing HIV Treatment Access Among Pregnant Women (OHTA) project. S/He will also be responsible to a team of program officers under the project and also provide technical leadership in core components of the project. as a team leader s/he will also be responsible for planning and strategy development for OHTA project.
Core Duties
- Leadership and management
- Serve as the EGPAF focal point for the OHTA project, including consistent liaison with District Health Officers, partner and UNICEF filed teams
- Work closely with EGPAF Uganda technical team to oversee overall implementation of OHTA program plans ensuring timely of all key outputs
- Work to ensure creating a strong linkage with other service areas and departments
- Project implementation
- Ensure that OHTA project implementation strategies and performance goals are in accordance with national and international stds for PMTCT
- Coordinates technical guidance to the OHTA supported districts and provides technical reporting according to defined donor/EGPAF reporting schedule and writing regular monitoring and technical reports as required

- Track progress at individual PMTCT service sites visits and supervision reports in collaboration with district based teams
- Assist in identifying, documenting, disseminating and scaling up best practices in PMTCT service provision and program implementation

Degree of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) degree with master of medicine or Public Heath
A least 5 years exp in HIV/AIDS implementation, M&E and specifically in prevention of Mother to Child HIV Transmission Programs
Good knowledge of Community based structures and implementing community based HIV/AIDS programs

How to apply
The Country Director/COP
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Plot 18A kyadondo Road, Nakassero
P.O.Box 21127 Kampala Uganda
Email Ugandarecruitment@pedaids.org
Closing date 13 09 2013