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Thursday 28 November 2013

Volunteer - PMTCT Program Officer - Clinton Health Access Initiative in Uganda

Job Title: Volunteer - PMTCT Program Officer
Organisation: Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Country Uganda

About CHAI:
Founded in 2002 by President William J. Clinton, the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) works to broaden access to life-saving diagnostics, treatment, care and support for patients in the poorest parts of the world. CHAI began its programs in the area of HIV/AIDS and it is still one of the biggest spheres of work. Today, CHAI works across a wide array of programs that improve health outcomes in HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria, Essential Medicines, etc. CHAI is seeking a highly motivated individual with outstanding credentials, analytical ability, and communication skills in order to fill a volunteer role of PMTCT program officer. The candidate must be able to function independently and flexibly and have a strong commitment to excellence.

Job Summary: The PMTCT program officer will support the Program Coordinator to provide technical assistance to MOH for implementation of Uganda’s campaign to prevent HIV transmission from mother to child (including data collection and analysis, supportive supervision, developing presentations and briefings, and coordination with stakeholders).

Key Duties
The job holder will support the HIV systems team with other team’s HR or administrative duties as needed. Specifically, key responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
Assist with the design, collection and analysis of data related to various surveys and pilot studies utilized in the wide-scale implementation of PMTCT Option B+ and other interventions planned by MOH

Support MOH in the development and maintenance of high quality data management systems;
Liaise with CHAI’s global teams regarding information about PMTCT initiatives and assist with in-country technical or operational evaluations
Assist the team to build strong relationships with government representatives and key partners
Provide operational support to the Program Manager to develop, plan, and implement multiple activities simultaneously

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
The applicant should possess  a Bachelor’s degree plus 2-5 years of work experience
Experience living and/or working in developing countries
Fluency in English
Excellent written and oral communications skills
Strong problem solving skills and analytical capabilities
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, and work independently in a fast-paced environment
High level of proficiency in relevant computer applications particularly Excel, PowerPoint and Word
Exhibit resourcefulness, responsibility, tenacity, independence, energy, and work ethic

How to Apply:
If you desire to work with the Clinton Health Initiative (CHAI),  please feel free to visit the website below for details

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