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Saturday 21 September 2013

Project Officer Job opportunity in Uganda at Mildmay Uganda

Job Title: Project Officer - District Liaison
Organization: Mildmay Uganda
City Masaka,
Country Uganda
Category Mangement
Reports to: Regional Manager

About Mildmay:
Mildmay Uganda is an HIV/AIDS treatment and training centre also providing Health Systems Strengthening to scale up comprehensive HIV/AIDS Services in 16 districts of Central Uganda. It is situated on Entebbe Road, Lweza, south of Kampala, Uganda.

Job Summary: The Project Officer - District Liaison will primarily be responsible for coordinating and contributing to the District Health Systems Strengthening activities in the respective districts as well as ensure Mildmay Uganda’s visibility, functional linkages between Mildmay Uganda, the districts and other stakeholders so that district health service systems efficiently and effectively deliver sustainable and quality comprehensive HIV & AIDS services.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The candidate should possess a bachelors Degree in Health related field with up to date practicing license with relevant professional body.
S/he must have at least 3 years’ experience in clinical/community health work. Team management experience is an added advantage.
He/she must have knowledge and experience of HIV/ AIDS care as well as knowledge of Ministry of Health systems and district service delivery mechanisms.
Ability to network and liaise with various partners is a requirement for this job.
Good communication and interpersonal skills

Proficiency in various MS office packages and working knowledge of English and local language(s) are crucial.
Hard working, trust-worthy, and holding the highest levels of integrity and confidentiality.
Exhibit flexibility, reliability and ability to work under pressure; and in sympathy with the Christian values of Mildmay Uganda.
Evidence of a non-judgemental approach regarding race, religion, culture, sexuality and lifestyle is critical.

How to Apply:
All interested candidates persons who meet the above job requirements should send their applications to: The Human Resource Manager at Mildmay Uganda, Entebbe Road, Lweza at hr@mildmay.or.ug. Please clearly indicate in the subject of the email,  the position applied for or post to P.O. Box 24985, Kampala, Uganda

NB: The applications should contain certified copies of academic transcripts, a full CV indicating current salary and other benefits should be provided, and two professional referees (one of which should be a former employer). Candidates with incomplete information will not be short-listed

Deadline: Friday 27 September 2013