2 Public Health Doctor Vacancies – Ministry of Health

Organisation: Ministry of Health
Funding Source: Global Alliance for Vaccine and Immunization
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Government of The Republic of Uganda has received financing from the Global
Alliance for Vaccine and Immunization (GAVI) towards the cost of the Health
Systems Strengthening and immunization strengthening in Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide support and participate in planning,
    setting of targets and budgeting for UNEPI activities
  • Offer technical support in monitoring of EPI
    performance at central and district levels
  • Support UNEPI in vaccines forecasting and
    quantification, ordering, procurement and distribution
  • The incumbent will support EPI program in
    making mandatory reports like Joint Report Format, Annual Health Sector reports
    & Joint Appraisal Reports
  • Coordinate EPI advocacy, mobilization and
    communication efforts for the Ministry of Health as recommended by EPI
  • Provide support to UNEPI in writing proposals
    for vaccine introductions and other sustainable immunization financing
  • Actively participate in disease surveillance
    activities undertaken by the program
  • Participate in building capacity of health
    workers in knowledge and skills, developing/updating EPI standards, supervision
    and data management
  • Support the program in monitoring the implementation
    of routine immunization activities, national/sub-national immunization
    activities and introduction of new vaccines.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for these jobs must hold a
    first degree in medicine. Possession of a masters’ degree in Public Health
    (in addition to MD) preferred
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in a
    demanding results driven environment, preferably in the public sector
    and/or with Ministry of Health, with increasing levels of responsibility
  • Strong process management skills, high level
    of organization and good attention to detail
  • Significant exposure and experience in
    designing and delivering of capacity building interventions for healthcare
  • Computer skills in Microsoft office (Word,
    Excel, Power Point)  
  • Exceptional communication and relationship
    management skills
  • Excellent track record working in challenging
    multi-stakeholder environments
  • Previous exposure and experience in planning,
    monitoring and evaluation of system activities
  • Previous work in immunization services
    delivery is an added advantage
  • Evidence of scientific research, publication
    and proposal development for funding
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their
applications addressed to the Permanent Secretary, MOH to the address below;
of Health,
6 Lourdel Road, Room C107,
Box 7272, Kampala,
Deadline: 22nd February, 2016

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