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Technical Director for HIV and HSS, USAID/Uganda Health Activity


This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted January 23, 2022.

Technical Director for HIV and HSS, USAID/Uganda Health Activity Jobs in Palladium Uganda vacancies in Uganda at Palladium

# Job Description

Palladium is a global company working to design, develop and deliver positive
impact on the lives and livelihoods of people around the globe; broaden access
to health, water, power, and infrastructure; build enduring, sustainable, and
transformative institutions and market systems to address global challenges;
and conserve the natural world. We operate in over 90 countries and have a
workforce of 3,000 talented, motivated, and diverse staff of all religions,
races, languages, and gender identities.

Palladium Americas:
Our Americas’ business team has brilliant and passionate colleagues working in
Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and North and South America as well as
the Caribbean, fulfilling projects and assignments for clients from
institutions, corporations, governments, and foundations based in the
Americas. We have offices in Washington, DC, New York City, and Raleigh-
Durham, NC.

This Opportunity:
The Uganda Health Activity UHA aims to increase access to and use of quality
healthcare services and improve the performance of the health system at
subnational levels in priority districts. Intended high-level results include:

1. Improved access to and use of quality maternal, newborn, and child health MNCH; family planning/reproductive health FP/RH; nutrition; and water, sanitation, and hygiene WASH/infection prevention and control IPC health services at facility- and community-levels
2. Enhanced local ownership and leadership for sustainable health outcomes
3. Strengthened health system resilience at the regional-, district-, and community-levels.

UHA will also strengthen the capacity of local PEPFAR implementing partners
IPs to lead and sustain the epidemic response as part of sustainability

The Uganda Health Activity is an anticipated project, and the position is
contingent upon award from USAID.

The Technical Director, HIV and HSS will be responsible for technical
oversight of technical assistance TA activities for strengthening PEPFAR
local implementing partners IPs and HSS. The Technical Director, HIV and HSS
works in tandem with the Technical Director, Integrated Health Service
Delivery. This position will take a leadership role in ensuring UHA meets
stated HIV and HSS goals, quality standards, and reporting requirements. The
Technical Director, HIV and HSS will also coordinate among USAID, other health
IPs, and numerous Government of Uganda GoU institutions and representatives,
particularly at the regional- and district-level for HIV and HSS activities.

You and Your Career:
If you are a problem-solver, collaborator, and doer, and you have expertise in
supply chain strengthening, quality improvement, integrated health service
delivery we are interested in hearing from you. We are a learning organization
and provide growth opportunities from the start. We pride ourselves on giving
you the freedom, resources, and guidance to chart a fulfilling career!

Reporting and Supervision:
The Technical Director, HIV and HSS will report to the Chief of Party.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

–>Takes direct responsibility for technical assistance activities aimed at strengthening PEPFAR-funded IPs and HSS.

–>This position will also coordinate among USAID, donors, other health IPs, and numerous GoU institutions and representatives, particularly at the regional- and district-level for integrated health service delivery activities.
–>Provide overall technical guidance and direction to ensure that work plans and activity tasks are technically compliant with USAID, GoU, and internally recognized standards and protocols.
–>Represent the UHA at various technical working groups, fora, and meetings.
–>Assist the CoP consortium partners’ technical contributions.
–>Provide input to project programmatic and financial reporting.
–>Provide direct supervision to project directors.
–>Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Key Competencies Required

–>Master’s degree or another advanced degree in a relevant field such as medicine, public health social sciences, or management.
–>At least seven years of experience in managing and/or implementing integrated health service delivery or technical assistance programming addressing MNCH, FP/RH, nutrition, and WASH in a similar context, with at least three of those years working in Uganda as a senior advisor or staff member.
–>Experience and expertise in one or more of the following areas: facility- or community-based HIV approaches; health governance; human resources for health; supply chain strengthening; quality improvement QI; monitoring, evaluation, and learning; capacity strengthening of local organizations.
–>Experience with and knowledge of QI approaches for FH/RH, MNCH, nutrition, or WASH.
–>Ability to effectively interact and collaborate with a broad range of stakeholders in the public and private sector, other donors, academia, and other key stakeholders.
–>Experience supervising technical staff in the implementation of integrated services programs.
–>Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in English, and the ability to make technical presentations.

Professional Expertise/Competencies Preferred:

–>A degree in nursing, medicine, or midwifery strongly preferred.

–>Previous experience working in Uganda preferred.
–>Previous work experience in East Africa strongly preferred.

–>Existing relationships with Ugandan stakeholders a plus.

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**Closing Date** : 4th Feb. 2022

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