Family Planning Advisor Job at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation – Career Opportunity in Uganda

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Overview
Job Category: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  28 May 2021
Duty Station:  Kampala
Posted: 17-05-2021
Requirements
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Family Planning Advisor

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Admin & Office ]

Jobs at:

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Deadline of this Job:
28 May 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Monday, May 17, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:

About Us
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a proven leader in the global fight to end HIV and AIDS, and an advocate for every child to live a full and healthy life into adulthood. Founded through a mother's determination, we are driven to see a world where no other mother, child or family is devastated by this disease. For more than 30 years, EGPAF has been a leader in meeting urgent needs in pediatric HIV and AIDS in the world's most affected regions. For more information, please visit http://www.pedaids.org
EGPAF Uganda Country program scope involves: 1) the USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in the South West Uganda project that aims to increase the availability, accessibility, and quality of integrated health services including HIV and TB prevention, care and treatment; maternal, neonatal, and child health services, family planning; nutrition assessment and counseling and support; malaria prevention and treatment; and other primary care services. 2) ELMA-funded Unfinished business project that focuses on closing the Adult-Pediatric ART gap; 3) Catalyzing Pediatric TB Innovations (CaP - TB) and 4) Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DnDI); 5) New Horizons project focusing on ALHIV Treatment Access and 6) The Pediatric HIV Breakthrough Partnership (Viiv Project).
Applications are invited from suitably qualified and competent candidates for the following position at the Foundation:
Family Planning Advisor
Job summary
The Family Planning Advisor will provide technical and program support in the areas of family planning, both postpartum and interval with an emphasis on high quality counseling, infection prevention, and support for frontline health workers, especially midwives. The job holder will also actively ensure integration of family planning with other technical areas including HIV/AIDS, adolescent sexual and reproductive health and other MNCH components. The incumbent will be responsible for providing leadership and technical guidance in the development of program family planning strategy utilizing cross-cutting approaches such as performance and quality improvement and in-service training, and oversee its implementation in all the districts of support at both facility and community levels. She/he will ensure that MOH and USG policies on FP services are followed in all implementing sites and at community level sites.
For a detailed job specification and to apply for the position please follow the link below: https://phe.tbe.taleo.net/phe02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=PEDAIDS&CWS=41&rid=2379

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
Please submit a Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae only as one file in PDF format through the above careers links addressed to:
The Senior Human Resources Officer
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Plot 15, Kitante Close
P.O. Box 21127,
Kampala, Uganda
Deadline for submission of applications is Friday 28th May 2021. NO HAND DELIVERED APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Please note that EGPAF does not solicit for fees to have applicants shortlisted or offered employment


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