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Monday 19 August 2013

Associate Director, Health and HIV/AIDS Job Vacancy at World Vision Uganda

Job Title: Associate Director, Health and HIV/AIDS

Employer: World Vision Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala

Application Deadline: 30th Aug 2013


• Provide leadership in Health and HIV/AIDS programs and projects.
•  Provide technical support to program and project staff on integration and implementation of Health and HIV&AIDS interventions
• Coordinate preparation of Health and HIV&AIDS Strategic Planning and innovative visioning for WV and overall programming
• Mentoring of  Health and HIV&AIDS staff to ensure succession planning

• Review and update the  Health and HIV&AIDS strategy
• Ensure integration of  Health and HIV&AIDS into all programs

Resource Acquisition:

• Resource mobilization through concept papers/proposal writing for fund raising and market them with SOs and other donors
• Coordinate development and submission of Health and HIV&AIDS finance and progress reports to SOs and other donors in regard to National Office based  projects
• Participate in responding to Request for Proposals for large scale grant proposals

Research and Learning:

• Coordinate and access research, evaluation and promote  learning through  the best available external practices and resources in Health and HIV&AIDS
• Networking with other organizations to implement and document best practices to promote learning
• Work with other sector specialist within and outside WVU to implement a Health and HIV&AIDS learning system to document, assess, share and replicate
• Prepare and submit monthly and quarterly activities reports
• Develop/adapt training curriculum/manuals on Health and HIV&AIDS

Monitoring and Evaluation

• Provide technical support in organizing Health and HIV&AIDS baseline surveys and evaluations e.g. TOR, Questionnaire
• Ensure adherence to and integration of WVI Health and HIV&AIDS standards and practices
• Provide technical guidance in the development of  Health and HIV&AIDS M&E framework/system
• Liaise with other organizations and WV National Offices to collaborate in standard setting, materials development, and learning activities
• Documentation of lessons learnt and promising  practices
• Coordinate Health and HIV&AIDS program/project monitoring and evaluation

Capacity Building:

• Train WVU staff to be able to integrate Health and HIV&AIDS into other development programs
• Develop/support TOT/TOF training networks in Health and HIV&AIDS
• Assist in capacity building of CBOs, Church/FBOs, Community Care Coalitions and other community groups
• Encourage community participation to ensure Community Ownership of  Health and HIV&AIDS interventions
• Provide technical guidance to HR on key staff health related issues especially implementation of workplace health welfare interventions.
Partnership & Networking:
• Coordinate all National level engagements with key donors and Line ministries especially MOH and necessitate formal memorandums of understanding and manager relationships.
• Participate and represent WVU in key donor engagements and technical working forums at National and Regional level
• Visit other organizations/World Vision programs to learn best practices and share lessons learnt with staff

Knowledge and skills:

• A Bachelors Degree in Nursing or Nutrition or Human Medicine.  A Masters Degree in Public Health is preferred
• 10 years practical experience in Public health including HIV/AIDS with a reputable organization
• At least three years experience in program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Health and HIV&AIDS programs
• Training facilitation and coordination skills
• Proposal/concept papers development for fund raising
• Research, monitoring and evaluation skills
• Needs assessment and report writing skills

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates may submit their application and complete Curriculum Vitae, via email to:  wvujobs@wvi.org.

NB: Please address the application to the People and Culture Specialist (Recruitment) and do indicate the post title in the email subject line. (Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply)

We do appreciate your interest in working with us. However, only short listed candidates will be contacted.