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John Snow Uganda Jobs – 4 Diploma Project Assistants

Job Title: 4 VMMC Project Assistants – John Snow Uganda Jobs

Reports To: District Project Coordinator.

Contract terms: Fixed Term.

John Snow, Inc. (JSI) Profile:

John Snow, Inc. (JSI), a leader in the field of international public health, is currently recruiting for VMMC positions for the USAID-Regional Health integration to Enhance Services-North, Lango (USAID-RHITES-N, Lango) Project. USAID-RHITES-V, Lango will improve the use of integrated health services in Northern Uganda’s Lango region and strengthen the health system to sustain gains made by earlier projects. USAID-RHITES-N, Lango will contribute to improving key population-based national health indicators; build the capacity of the Ugandan government to carry out a sustainable and locally-driven response to the HIV epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria, nutrition, MNCH+A, and WASH outcomes.

JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders to design and implement health system strengthening strategies to scale up high-impact, evidence-based interventions at the national, sub-regional, district, and community levels. Interventions will include VMMC, virtual elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and condom education and distribution. JSI will focus on where the greatest impact can be realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV prevalence locations.

RHITES-N, Lango is a five-year contract. The JSI team includes Amref Health Africa, Doctors with Africa CUAMM, Another Option, and Medical Concierge Group

Job Profile:

The VMMC Project Assistants will support district teams to plan for and implement VMMC services in accordance with established MOH standards and USAID RHITES-N, Lango project guidelines and regulations.

Roles and Responsibilities:


  • In collaboration with the District Project coordinator, district teams and VMMC Project officer, participate and support the development and implementation of district VMMC work plans.
  • Work with SBCC team to Support community-based structures to plan and generate demand for VMMC. Support follow of clients according to MoH guidance.
  • Work with District project coordinator and VMMC Officer to monitor, document and report of adverse events promptly.
  • Compile activity, weekly and monthly reports.
  • Maintain a list of trained service providers (Surgeon, Assistant & counsellor) within the district.
  • Lead the joint evaluation of the camp to document best practices, lessons learnt and ways of bridging the gaps identified through pre and post-camp meetings.
  • Maintain an updated QI dashboard for ail the sites in the district


  • Provide logistical and administrative support for VMMC field activities, including transport requests, facilitating payments and any other administrative issues at the VMMC meetings.
  • Work with sores and supply chain to maintain adequate VMMC supplies at the district.
  • Compile and submit timely and accurate accountability for project funds and ensure staff claims are processed on timely.
  • Conduct district VMMC monthly meetings and ensure participation in Project district meetings.
  • Conduct daily support supervision visits to all camps in the district to:
  • Cross-check participants’ duty stations during camps on registration forms.
  • Meet with all camp teams and ensure teams appreciate their roles and adherence to standard o Review all data tools to ensure completeness.
  • Interact with the theatre team to observe infection prevention, skills etc.
  • Communicate promptly changes in the schedule and give feedback to the team on best practices and areas for improvement.
  • Adherence to financial standards.
  • Develop and ensure the use checklist for VMMC camp materials and equipment with the VMMC officer and prepare corresponding requests.
  • For VMMC training ensure training teams have required materials and equipment packed prior to training and returned to stores/inventory following the training.
  • Any other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Clinical Care, Nursing or it’s equivalent from a reputable organization
  • At least two (2) years of relevant professional experience in VMMC PEPFAR program work.
  • Experience working with district and health facility teams
  • Excellent knowledge and experience with Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other data processing and graphical presentation software.
  • Ability to independently plan and execute complex tasks while addressing daily management details and remaining organized and focused on long-term deadlines and strategy highly desirable.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and excellent organization skills.
  • Oral and written English language fluency

How To Apply For John Snow Uganda Jobs – 4 Diploma Project Assistants:

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements, should send their applications by email to [email protected] addressed to the Human Resource Manager attaching their application letters and CV

Deadline: Not later than January 31, 2020.

JSI is an equal opportunity employer so women are encouraged to apply.

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