Life Course Immunization Coordinator Job Placements – African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)

Job Title:  Life course Immunization Coordinator

Organisation: African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Established in 2005, African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) is a non-profit networking and service alliance of Field Epidemiology (and Laboratory) Training Programs (FELTPs), and other applied epidemiology training programs. AFENET has operations in over 31 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, 5 countries in the Caribbean region. AFENET is dedicated to helping Ministries of Health in Africa build strong, effective, sustainable programs and capacity to improve public health systems on the African continent. The network’s goal is to strengthen field epidemiology and public health laboratory capacity to contribute effectively to addressing epidemics and other major public health problems in countries where we operate. AFENET has its headquarters in Kampala, Uganda.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant should hold an MD, MBChB, Nursing, or primary Public Health degree along with a Masters of Public Health or higher post-graduate degree
  • A least five years of experience in planning, implementation and/or monitoring and evaluation of routine immunization services and systems in Uganda
  • A track record in project management including coordinating teams, and delivering as required on tasks and projects
  • Ability to develop written reports, draft manuscripts, prepare and deliver presentations in English
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills and ability to collaborate with others as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Flexibility to work on a varied and dynamic portfolio of activities
  • Ability to think critically and analyze findings, as well as recognize emergent situations as they arise
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet and professional manner
  • Ability to manage resources effectively to achieve objectives
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office suite of programs including Word (word processing) and Excel (spreadsheets), as well as data analysis software (such as R, STATA or SPSS).
  • Fluency in spoken and written English, and one or more languages spoken in Uganda


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their Application Letters detailing their experiences and skills, Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant academic documents plus Certificates together with complete contact details of three professional references to:

The Administration & Human Resource Office

African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) and a copy on Email:


ONLY successful candidates shall be contacted for an interview.


Deadline: 24th June 2022 at 5:00pm


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