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Associate Director-Health & HIV

Job Description

Position: Associate Director Health and HIV

Report to: Technical Services Director

Location: Kampala, National Office

Purpose of the position:

Provide overall leadership for Health and HIV&AIDS programs and projects in World Vision Uganda. The Associate Director Health and HIV&AIDS will oversee/ coordinate implementation and integration of Health and HIV&AIDS programs and Grant projects into on-going Area Development Programmes (ADPs) ensuring multi-sectoral approach is employed and capacity building of all WVK staff is done for enhanced programming and mainstreaming of Health and HIV&AIDS into community programs. Ensure integration promotes participatory planning by all sectors in the ADPs and the community. Actively participate in National Health and HIV&AIDS networks, resource mobilization and assist in planning Health and HIV&AIDS baseline surveys, needs assessments and evaluation of programs. Liaise with World Vision East Africa Area and Africa Region plus support offices for Health and HIV/AIDS programming, strategic developments and documentation /sharing best practices.

Major Responsibilities


  • Provide leadership in Health and HIV/AIDS programs and projects.

  • Provide technical support to program and project staff on integration and implementation of Health and HIV&AIDS interventions

  • Coordinate preparation of Health and HIV&AIDS Strategic Planning and innovative visioning for WV and overall programming

  • Visit other organizations/World Vision programs to learn best practices and share lessons learnt with staff

  • Mentoring of Health and HIV&AIDS staff


  • Review and update the Health and HIV&AIDS strategy

  • Ensure integration of Health and HIV&AIDS into all programs

Resource Acquisition

  • Resource mobilization through concept papers/proposal writing for fund raising and market them with SOs and other donors

  • Coordinate development and submission of Health and HIV&AIDS finance and progress reports to SOs and other donors in regard to National Office based projects

  • Participate in responding to Request for Proposals for large scale grant proposals

    Research and Learning

  • Coordinate and access research, evaluation and promote learning through the best available external practices and resources in Health and HIV&AIDS

  • Networking with other organizations to implement and document best practices to promote learning

  • Work with other sector specialist within and outside WVU to implement a Health and HIV&AIDS learning system to document, assess, share and replicate

  • Prepare and submit monthly and quarterly activities reports

Develop/adapt training curriculum/manuals on Health and HIV&AIDS

Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Provide technical support in organizing Health and HIV&AIDS baseline surveys and evaluations e.g. TOR, Questionnaire

  • Ensure adherence to and integration of WVI Health and HIV&AIDS standards and practices

  • Assist in Design of Health and HIV&AIDS M&E framework

  • Liaise with other organizations and WV National Offices to collaborate in standard setting, materials development, and learning activities

  • Documentation of lessons learnt and promising practices

  • Coordinate Health and HIV&AIDS program/project monitoring and evaluation

Capacity Building

  • Train WVU staff to be able to integrate Health and HIV&AIDS into other development programs

  • Develop/support TOT/TOF training networks in Health and HIV&AIDS

  • Assist in capacity building of CBOs, Church/FBOs, Community Care Coalitions and other community groups

  • Encourage community participation to ensure Community Ownership of Health and HIV&AIDS interventions

  • Sensitize all WVU staff on Health and HIV&AIDS

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Masters Degree in social sciences or health

  • Bachelors Degree or Diploma in Public Health

  • 10 years practical experience in Public health including HIV/AIDS with a reputable organization

  • At least three years’ experience in program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Health and HIV&AIDS programs

  • Training facilitation and coordination skills

  • Proposal/concept papers development for fund raising

  • Research, monitoring and evaluation skills

  • Needs assessment and report writing skills

The position is open to Only Ugandan Nationals; qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.