EMTCT Specialist

Employer: Mildmay Uganda
Location: Uganda
Closing date: 05 Dec 2016

Mildmay Uganda is looking for competent, innovative, and highly motivated individuals to join our team for the position of EMTCT Specialist based in either the Gulu or Lira Regional Offices:

Responsible for designing, implementing, monitoring, and reporting of capacity building/Technical Assistence plans to enhance EMTCT services in assigned Public, Private-Not-For-Profit, and Private For Profit health facilities.

Provide EMTCT subject matter expertise during planning and conducting of joint health systems gap analyses in districts and health facilities.
Design and implement innovative and evidence based TA approaches and methods to enhance EMTCT related knowledge transfer and change in provider behavior and practice.
Champion the use of Quality Improvement approaches to improve EMTCT service delivery inline with MOH QI framework
Organise and coordinate all relevant trainings, workshops, and mentorships related to EMTCT.
Identifying and introducing high impact EMTCT related innovations to improve efficiency, coverage, and efficacy of services.
Conduct on-going support supervision, individually and jointly with other actors, to mentor District and Facility teams in EMTCT service delivery.
Coordinate with M&E Officers to collect, analyse, document, and report on EMTCT related interventions of the project.


Technical proficiency in design, implementation, and M&E for EMTCT projects/programs

Dynamic systems thinking, high taste for innovation, and continous quality improvement

Demonstrated experience managing similar projects involving management of multi-million dollar budgets/portfolios

Wide experience in coordinating with multiple programs and partner institutions.
Strong leadership, analytical and organizational skills.

Bachelors degree in Mid-wifery, Nursing, public health or related field. Masters in Public Health is added advance.
3+ years of experience in the field of primary health care with in-depth technical knowledge of implementing maternal and child health, HIV/AIDS, or EMTCT programs.
At least 2 years’ experience in managing donor-funded projects and in the design and implementation of overseas health projects; preferably in Uganda.
Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships at senior-level, particularly interacting with government agencies, NGOs, private sector groups, USAID and other donor organizations.
Familiarity with USAID regulations and administrative procedures in the implementation of donor assisted projects is an added advantage


To apply please send your CV and coverletter to hr@mildmay.or.ug with copy to nelson.kasadha@mildmay.or.ug by Monday December 5, 2016. Please indicate your region of preference, if any, and include the position title in the subject line of your email submission.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Please note that these positions are subject to contract award, and candidate approval by the donor.