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AIDS Information Centre (AIC) is a national Non-Governmental Organization committed to improving the quality of life of orphans and other vulnerable children. AIC works with other service providers to ensure access to high quality HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT) services and information. AIC offers HCT services, SMC, HIV Care & Support, Sexual Reproductive Health services, BCC, Capacity Building and Development through 9 main branches, selected hospitals, health centers and antenatal clinics.

 

 

AIC Seeks to recruit 3 Clinical officers

  1. AIC Kampala, under Kampala Region HIV Project  of Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) funded by the Centre for Disease Control (CDC)
  2. Kabale and Mbarara under USAID RHITES-SW

 

 

 

Start Date: Immediate

 

Job Summary: The Clinical Supervisor will take charge of the AIC regional clinic, coordinate and supervise the activities therein, and ensure that the necessary prevention and care services are effectively provided to clients

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Prepare work plans and budgets for the provision of services at the regional clinic
  • Organize resources required for the provision of services at the clinic
  • Ensure adequate provision of medical care to clients
  • Effectively coordinate and support activities of the various staff at the clinic
  • Provide HIV/AIDS prevention and care services at the regional clinic
  • Ensure quality and other clinical standards and guidelines adhered to in the provision of services
  • Evaluate the performance of clinic and the clinic staff regularly
  • Provide information to the Regional Manager on the competencies of the staff of the clinic
  • Inputs into the formulation of AIC clinical guidelines
  • Appropriately maintain equipment and other resources at the clinic
  • Avail resources to the clinic to ensure effective and efficient utilization and proper accountability Ensure that lessons learnt from the clinic are appropriately documented and shared out
  • Send periodic reports on the activities of the clinic to the Regional Manager

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for this vacancy should preferably hold a Clinical Officer’s Diploma
  • At least three years’ experience in clinical work
  • Previous exposure and experience in HIV/AIDS care
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention and care issues
  • Rights of people living with HIV/AIDS
  • Knowledge of research methods – both quantitative and qualitative
  • Knowledge of the local languages of the area

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their application letter indicating expected salary, CV including names of three referees, copies of relevant academic documents, and a daytime telephone contact addressed to:

 

Human Resource Department                                            

AIDS Information Centre - Uganda                       

P.O. Box 10446 Kampala. Uganda

 

Or E-mail to: recruitment@aicug.org

 

Deadline: 19th April, 2019 by 5:00pm

 

 

AIDS Information Centre (AIC) is a national Non-Governmental Organization committed to improving the quality of life of orphans and other vulnerable children. AIC is one of the Sub-recipients CSO implementing the USAID/Uganda BETTER OUTCOMEs Project for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda. The consortium partners for the Better Outcomes Project include: World Education Inc. /Bantwana (WEI/B) as the prime partner; Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO), Mercy Corps, Youth Alive and Friends of Christ Revival (FOC-REV); each responsible for specific technical aspects of the project.  The project targets   6 districts of Northern Uganda, these include: Arua, Kitgum, Gulu, Apac, Lira and Oyam.

 

The Organization seeks to employ qualified and competent candidate for the position of Finance and Administration Officer- Lira

Directly Reports to: Regional Manager

Contract :2 Years

Start Date: Immediately.

 

Functionally Supported by

  • Finance Manager
  • HR and Administration Manager

 

Directly Supervises

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Drivers
  • Office Attendant
  • Security Guard (Outsourced)                                    

 

Main Purpose of the Job

  • Responsible for the effective running of all support areas, i.e. Finance, Human Resource and Administration; and ensuring that AIC meets all its financial and compliance obligations
  • As a member of the Senior Management team at the region, contributes to strategic and operational planning and oversight, and where required, leads project initiatives and teams at the region

 

Key Outputs

  • Work plans prepared for the provision of administrative and human resource services
  • Financial plans and budgets for the region prepared, in a participatory manner
  • Established internal controls implemented
  • Arrangements in place for availing required resources for program implementation
  • Properly reconciled books of Accounts maintained
  • Payroll information promptly provided to headquarters
  • Statutory payment obligations promptly complied with
  • Staff, suppliers and other beneficiaries paid and in time
  • Funds properly utilized and accounted for
  • Monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements prepared and submitted
  • Stores well maintained and managed
  • Physical assets within the region well documented and managed
  • Insurance on insurable asset kept up to date
  • AIC vehicles and other equipment effectively utilized
  • Well maintained AIC buildings, vehicles and equipment
  • Office premises kept clean and tidy at all times
  • Office services effectively provided
  • Security of AIC premises maintained
  • Headquarters promptly informed of staffing gaps in the region
  • New staff to the region appropriately inducted
  • Human resource database for the region kept up-to-date
  • Time sheets properly filled by regional staff
  • Payrolls for the region submitted on time
  • Support provided to the supervisory staff of the region on handling human resource issues
  • Performance appraisal of the regional staff well coordinated
  • Periodic reports financial, administrative and human resource services submitted to the Regional Manager and relevant headquarters managers

 

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS: Finance and Administration Officer (Region)

Minimum Academic Qualifications

  • BCom. /BBA/BSc (Accounting or Finance Major), or their equivalent; plus
  • At least part 2 of an internationally recognized Professional Accounting Body (ACCA, CPA, CIMA, etc)

Minimum Experience and Exposure

4 years in middle management position with heavy administrative and accounting responsibilities in a reputable organization

 

Special Knowledge

  • Reliable knowledge of program planning and budgeting, reporting and auditing
  • Thorough knowledge of the AIC Chart of Accounts
  • Knowledge of AIC policies, regulations instructions and rules

 

Key Skills

  • Highly skilled in the use of Microsoft Office Applications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Administrative skills
  • Supervisory skills
  • Negotiation skills

 

How to Apply

Send your application to the Human Resource Department AIDS Information Centre – Uganda, Plot. No. 1321.Block 12, Mengo – Kisenyi, P.O. Box 10446 Kampala.

E-mail: recruitment@aicug.org

                                   

Not later than 19th April 2019

Clearly state your salary requirements on the cover letter, attach your CV (with 3 referees 1 of whom should have been your direct supervisor), and copies of academic qualifications/certificates,

YOU MUST INDICATE YOUR SALARY EXPECTATIONS: