Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda- Project Management Specialist



Job Title: Project Management Specialist/ HIV/AIDS

U.S. Mission, Uganda
  
Number: 56/2012                       Date: 9/26/2012

OPEN TO:                                    All Qualified Candidates

OPENING AND CLOSING DATES: September 26 to October 9, 2012

POSITION TITLE:                         Project Management Specialist/ HIV/AIDS Prevention
     
POSITION LOCATION:                  USAID, DO3 OFFICE

HOURS OF WORK:                        40 hours per week

POSITION GRADE:                        FSN-10  (Ugshs.58,213,135 to 83,870,107
                                                                       p.a. inclusive of allowances).

USAID/Uganda is seeking for a qualified Ugandan for the position of Project Management Specialist/HIV/AIDS Prevention.


BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Serves to provide expertise in programmatic and technical leadership on key components of USAID/Uganda’s Health and HIV/AIDS strategy, particularly HIV prevention and  health promotions, using his/her thorough knowledge of the host country development, Health and HIV/AIDS, and social sector dynamics. This is a middle level program management position and has no supervisory responsibilities.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1.  Education Required:  Completion of a Master’s Degree in either Public Health, Social Sciences, health communication, International Development, or the equivalent in a field related to health promotion and communication.
2.  Work Experience: At least six (6) years of progressively responsible professional experience working in the Uganda health sector, HIV/AIDS and/or the development field.  Work experience should include at least three (3) years of planning for and implementing, health promotion and communication interventions within HIV prevention programs. Experience in project design, working in a decentralized system, monitoring and evaluation. Work experience with government and donors particularly in support of health promotion, communication and HIV/AIDS prevention is desirable.
3.   Language Requirement:  Must be fluent in English language.
4.   Knowledge:  Knowledge of health and HIV/AIDS service delivery in the public and private sector in Uganda, or sub-Saharan Africa, including health promotion, communication and a sound understanding of the  key drivers of HIV infection, Demonstrated understanding of donor  involvement in supporting health promotion and HIV/AIDS prevention.
5.  Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated technical expertise in HIV/AIDS  prevention, health promotion and communication; ability to develop and maintain effective working and management-level contacts within HIV/AIDS service delivery activities of the government and NGOs; ability to work effectively with team and interagency environments, ability to work in a decentralized system; ability to link research to policy and program implementation and to train, mentor, and coordinate well with others; ability to interpret regulatory directives and related guidance; excellent computer skills.

HOW TO APPLY
Applications should include the following documentation
(i)   A completed and signed Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff (DS-174);
(ii) Application letter clearly specifying the position for which you are applying;
(iii) A Curriculum Vitae/Resume;
(iv) Copies of Academic Transcripts;
(v)  Names, contact numbers, and addresses of three (3) professional references.

Those who applied before need not apply.  Submitted applications and documents become the property of the Embassy and will not be returned.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Human Resources Office
By email at KampalaHR@state.gov
ONLY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.
Please use standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and please include all documents in one file attachment.
Telephone:  0414-259-791/5


Deadline: October 9, 2012



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