Global Fund HSS Grant Jobs – Malaria Focal Person at Ministry of Health

Organisation: Ministry of Health
Project: The Global Fund Health Systems
Strengthening (HSS) Grant
Duty
Station:
Uganda
Reports
to:
Team Leader
About
Grant:
Uganda signed the Round 10
Health System/Community Strengthening (HSS/CSS) grant with the Global Fund on
15th December 2011.  The grant is
intended to support strengthening the national and community health systems to
improve service delivery and reporting.
Job
Summary:
The Malaria
Focal Person Position will provide regular site support supervision visits to
individual health units located within the region to provide training and
ongoing mentoring of core program staff on information and management skills.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Monitoring
and documentation of program progress, identifying weaknesses, Technical
Assistance needs, lessons learnt, and best practices
·        
Providing
technical assistance for performance improvement and implementation of the
Malaria Control activities in the region.
·        
Coordinating
regular tracking of results relevant to core Malaria program targets and report
to the respective national level program offices
·        
Conducting
quarterly performance audits and feedback in their respective regions, taking
care to involve the participation of district authorities, Area Teams, FCO and
other stakeholders
·        
Collating
program monitoring and evaluation reports on quarterly, semester and annual
basis to the National AIDS Control Program, HMIS and the FCO
·        
Liaising
with the FCO Quality Assurance Manager to ensure that all Global Fund
Sub-Recipients/health units are reporting correctly, following the set
guide-lines
·        
The
job holder will be required to develop mentoring guidelines and conduct on-job
training as well as mentoring of relevant programmatic staff in Malaria
reporting and basic M&E in line with the Program guidelines.
·        
Performing
any other duties as assigned by the team leader.

Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:
·        
Applicants
must possess an MBChB, Bachelors Nursing, Bachelors of Medical Laboratory or
Environmental Health.
·        
Post
Graduate qualifications in Public Health, Entomology or the equivalent from a
reputable university.
·        
A
minimum of three years postgraduate work experience in health care setting with
particular focus in malaria control, prevention and programming is required.
·        
Past
work experience in a rural setting is an added advantage.
·        
Computer
literacy and proficiency in internet usage are a MUST.
·        
Competences
in management, team building skills, Knowledge of policies and guidelines that
impact on malaria are preferred.

How
to Apply:
All candidates should send
their applications should submit a copy of their curriculum vitae (CV), academic
documents and cover letter to; The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health
Headquarters, Plot 6 Lourdel Road Nakasero, Kampala, Room 0213, Uganda.
Deadline:
Friday, 23rd July, 2013 by 12:00 Noon
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