- Company: University Research Co. LLB (URC)
- Location: Jinja, Eastern Region, Uganda
- State: Jinja, UG
- Job type: Full-Time
- Job category: Healthcare Jobs in Uganda
University Research Co., LLC (URC), a US-based public health organization working in Uganda since 2005, is implementing the USAID’s Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in East Central Uganda Activity (USA1D’s RHITES EC). The purpose of this proiect is to support the implementation of it cumpreltensive, integrated investment in regional health, HIV/ AIDS and nutrition assistance. This ﬁve-year activity targets 11 districts in East-Central Uganda with an estimated total population of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of quality health, HIV/AIDS, nutrition and child development services. URC is seeking qualiﬁed candidates to fill the following position
Technical Advisor VMMC- Jinja
Job Purpose: The Technical Advisor for VMMC will provide strategic planning, coordination and technical leadership for VMMC implementation in the 10 districts. ]oint planning and l1l’lplCfX1Cﬂt9.tlOﬂ with MoH, district health teams, USAID RHITES-EC teams is core for this position to ensure quality standards are met and stakeholder satisfaction.
Job Speciﬁcations: The job holder should have: (1) Academic Qualiﬁcat.ions:- A Bachelor’s degree in Medicine (MBChB) from a recognized institution, a post-graduate qualiﬁcation in Public Health or any other l lenlth related ﬁeld and registered with the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council. (2) Work Experience:- (a) At least 5yea.rs working experience with HIV programming experience in Uganda, experience in implementing VMMC activities and working with PEPFAR programs. (b) Thorough knowledge of international good practices on safe medical rnale circumcision. (3) Key Personal Competencies:- Excellent oral and written comrnunication skills. Demonstrated leadership, good budgeting skills, interpersonal and teamwork skills with ability to lend multidisciplinary teams, and ability working with district health systems,
For more details regarding the job descriptions and persons’ specifications, please view them on our website: www.urc-chs.com/careers
Please do not submit applications through the website. Use the provided avenues below.
Qualiﬁed applicants should hand deliver OR send via E-mail their complete applications with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, certiﬁcate of good conduct, copies of academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references by Friday November 2nd, 2018 at 2:00pm addressed to: Human Resource Coordinator University Research Co., LLC — Centre for Human Services Plot 1 Bridge Lane, Mpumudde Division P.O. Box 5053, Jinja, Uganda Tel: +256 (0) 393 217 617, +256 200 990 770 / 660 E-mail: HR-RHITIES-EC@urc-chs.com While we thank all applicants for showing interest, all applicants who applied for the re-advertised positions should not re-apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.