Public Health Specialist NGO Job Careers – Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda

Organisation: Baylor College
of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda)  
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Care &
Treatment Manager
About US:
Baylor College of Medicine
Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous not-for-profit
child health and development organisation affiliated to the Baylor College of
Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a Network of
paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centres of
Excellence and international program offi ces in 11 countries across Africa,
Eastern Europe and North America.
Job Summary: The Public
Health Specialist will provide technical leadership for the development and
management of a robust mechanism for organizational learning including
documentation and dissemination of Baylor Uganda’s programming lessons, best
practices and related scientific evidence.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The
    job holder demonstrates an understanding of the policy environment and
    Government of Uganda priorities, constraints, strengths and opportunities
    as related to HRH, while ensuring that Baylor Uganda Project initiatives
    are aligned, accordingly.
  • The
    incumbent applies public health technical leadership, results-oriented
    analysis, community-based services knowledge and experience to support
    programs that achieve higher levels of quality, efficiency and health
    service availability for communities and a higher quality of life for a
    population affected by HIV/AIDS in the Region.
  • The
    job holder initiates, plans, coordinates, and implements and evaluates
    programs designed to increase the number and quality of clinicians, public
    health professionals and health professionals – with an emphasis on
    sustainability of interventions and partnership with other stakeholders.
  • The
    incumbent invigorates support to HIV/AIDS epidemic through support to
    Ministry of Health and district-led programming.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant must hold a Master’s degree in Public Health / Epidemiology with
    an MBChB and registered with the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners
  • Five
    years’ experience in coordinating operations/ implementation science
  • Significant
    experience in a strategic management role translation of corporate goals
    and objectives into practical outcomes
  • Technical
    proficiency in design, implementation, and conduct of public health
  • Proven
    skills in leading development of responsive implementation science grant
How to Apply:
All candidates should email their
applications to: which should include a cover
letter, CV, daytime telephone contact and three traceable professional
references; and should be emailed or hand delivered. You must have at least a
credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE). Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted for interview. An approved Medical Check-up report
from a recommended health centre for successful candidates is a requirement at
entry. Applications should be addressed to:
The Head of Human Resources,
Baylor College of Medicine
Children’s Foundation-Uganda,
Block 5 Mulago Hospital, P.O.
Box 72052 Clock Tower, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 30th April 2018
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