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HIV/AIDS Advisor - Embassy of Ireland in Uganda

HIV/AIDS Advisor - Embassy of Ireland in Uganda
Deadline Date: Friday, December 08, 2017
Required Number: 1

Duty Description

About Us:

The Embassy of Ireland is a diplomatic mission that represents the economic, political, cultural and social interests of the Government of Ireland in Uganda. It is responsible for implementing and overseeing Irish Aid Uganda Development Programme, catering for the consular needs of Irish citizens in Uganda and promoting cultural interaction between Ireland and Uganda.


Required Qualifications

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the Irish Embassy HIV/AIDS Advisor career vacancy should hold a Master’s degree in a relevant field (Behavioural Sciences, Public health, Development Studies and other related fields).
  • A minimum of five years of specific post qualification experience and 3 current references at the same level in a similar role with a bi-lateral, multi -lateral organisation, Government or NGO.
  • Previous exposure and experience in strong programme planning, implementation, management and monitoring skills.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the national, regional and global HIV and SRH context.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and in partnership with other stakeholders.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Previous experience and knowledge of the Karamoja sub-region is desired

How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join the Embassy should apply by forwarding a covering letter of not more than two pages which demonstrates relevant experience. The letter should be accompanied by your Curriculum Vitae (maximum 4 pages) detailing qualifications and work experience to date. Please note that the specified page limits will be strictly enforced and any excess pages will be disregarded in appraising your application. The complete applications should be sent via Email only to: Recruitment.Kampala@dfa.ie.