Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Manager Job Vacancy – Centre for Tobacco Control in Africa (CTCA)

Job Title:   Manager
Organisation: Makerere University School of Public
Health
Project Name: Centre for Tobacco Control in Africa
(CTCA)
Funding Source: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Makerere University School of Public
Health’s Centre for Tobacco Control in Africa (CTCA) was established in 2011 by
the World Health Organization (WHO) to support governments in African countries
to develop tobacco control policy and legislation as well as build and sustain
institutional capacity for tobacco control. This is done through offering
technical, institutional and cross sector support for tobacco control at
national and regional levels.
The Centre which is in its 2nd phase
funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation through the African Capacity
Building Foundation envisions four outcomes including;
Adoption and implementing policies for
farmers transitioning from tobacco farming to alternatives,
·        
Increased
adoption of policies and laws compliant with FCTC
·        
Increased
implementation/enforcement officers of policies and laws compliant with FCTC
·        
Development
and implementation of national tobacco control programs.
Job Summary:  The Manager will be responsible for the day-
to-day operations of the Centre for Tobacco Control in Africa and for the
implementation of the Centre’s Business Plan, Strategic Plan, and Performance
Management Plan.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The
applicant must be a Medical Doctor (MBChB) who holds a Master’s degree in
Public Health or a related field
·        
Working
knowledge of WHO-FCTC and other tobacco control initiatives is an added
advantage
·        
At
least ten years’ experience implementing and providing technical assistance on
various public health programs
·        
Prior
exposure and experience working with the Governments is required.
How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to
send an application letter, updated CVs with contacts of three professional referees
and copies of academic documents by email to: 
Dean, Makerere University School of Public Health, dean@musph.ac.ug and
copy ctca@ctcafrica.org.
NB:
Please send as one document in PDF
Deadline: 22nd January, 2016 by
1700 hrs.
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