40 Fresher EVD Response Program Assistant USAID Project Jobs – FHI 360

Job Title: EVD Response Program Assistant (40 Fresher Job Opportunities)

Organisation: FHI 360

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: EVD Response Program Officer


About US:

FHI 360 is an international non-profit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.


About USAID Project:

FHI 360, a prime implementing partner for USAID funded Maternal, Child Health & Nutrition (MCHN) Activity will, with funding from USAID, support KCCA’s (Kampala Capital City Authority) EVD (Ebola Virus Disease) Response Plan. Activities will focus on strengthening capacity for EVD infection prevention and control (IPC) and case identification and quick referral by small private healthcare providers within the city. FHI 360 is seeking for individuals to serve in the following positions for a short period of time – ranging from 60 to 120 working days, to support the USAID MCHN team to implement these activities.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support trainings for private for-profit health facilities, pharmacies, drug shops and alternative medicine practitioners to effectively screen, notify and refer potential Ebola clients for testing at GOU designated centers; and basic EVD IPC practices
  • Rapid distribution of essential IPC supplies to lower level private for-profit health provider facilities within the 5 divisions of Kampala
  • Capture and report consumption data of IPC commodity stocks to ensure, redistribution, and replenishment of orders
  • Work closely with KCCA teams to map out private health facilities, pharmacies, and drug shops within each Division for targeted IPC support.
  • Actively participate and engage private for-profit health providers on virtual follow-on CMEs on the private sector learning platforms.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a basic diploma or bachelor’s degree in Medicine, nursing or midwifery. Experience in public health interventions will be an added advantage
  • At least two years of work experience in public health program implementation
  • Experience and or knowledge on Uganda’s public sector and private sector health systems will be of added advantage
  • Ability to work with and understand health data and health management information systems, including presentation of data in creative ways.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English, and must be able to communicate and coordinate effectively with health facility and division teams


How to Apply:

All interested and suitably qualified individuals should Submit their applications ( CV and Cover letter) by email to Uganda.procurement@fhi360.org Please indicate the title of the position in the email subject line


Deadline: 25th November 2022


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Date Posted 2022-11-23
Valid Through 2022-11-25
Hiring Organization FHI 360
Job Location , , Kampala, 0256, Uganda