30 Client Service Officer Job Opportunities - SolarNow

Job Title:         Client Service Officer (30 Job Opportunities) Organization:  SolarNow Duty Station:  Bukwo and Ishaka, Uganda Rep...

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Showing posts with label Health Jobs in Uganda. Show all posts

Supply Chain Manager (Pharmaceuticals) US Non-profit Careers - IntraHealth International


Organisation: IntraHealth International
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
IntraHealth International is a non-profit organization based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A. that has been in existence for over 30 years in more than 100 countries and it has empowered health workers to better serve communities in need. IntraHealth fosters local solutions to health care challenges by improving health worker performance, strengthening health systems, harnessing technology, and leveraging partnerships. In collaboration with governments, nongovernmental organizations, and private- sector organizations around the world, IntraHealth champions the needs and contributions of health workers—from doctors and nurses to community health workers to health facility managers—and works to ensure they have the tools, supplies, information, training, and support they need to provide communities they serve with the best possible opportunity for health and well-being.

Job Summary:  The Supply Chain Manager (Pharmaceuticals) will primarily manage the Supply Chain Management (SCM) technical advisory arm of RHITES-E Activity for all key health commodities (including pharmaceuticals and laboratory). S/He will give supervisory and technical assistance for forecasting, quantification, ordering/reporting, storage and use for HIV/AIDS, TB, RMNCH, malaria, and nutrition commodities in all RHITES-E supported districts and health facilities. He/She will supervise a team of Supply Chain Technical Officers responsible for direct technical support to the districts and health facilities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Strengthen commodity (pharmaceutical and Laboratory) logistics information management and tracking at health facilities through Supervision Performance Assessment and Recognition Strategy (SPARS) implementation, and use of electronic systems such as DHIS 2 for Web-Based Ordering Systems (WAOS), Rx solutions and open MRS.
  • Support health facilities within the region to effectively implement the Differentiated Service Delivery Models (DSD) for HIV infected clients in care, by ensuring constant availability of commodities.
  • Ensure the national Logistics Management Information System (LMIS) is kept up to date at all health facilities within RHITES-E region.
  • Determine the training needs, including identification of potential Medicines Management Supervisors (MMS) and develop the modules for capacity building of health workers involved in SCM within the region.
  • Represent the project at the Ministry of Health Technical Working Group (TWG) on medicines procurement and management.
  • Support the revitalization of Medicines and Therapeutic committees (MTCs) at HC IV and hospital levels.
  • Coordinate the adherence to drug policies and regulations at supported facilities.
  • Monitor attainment of supply chain performance targets and appraise the systems from time to time.
  • Quantify and leverage supplies for HIV/AIDS, TB, RMNCAH, malaria, and nutrition commodities not supplied by NMS/JMS/MAUL from other sources.
  • Develop and maintain databases for all relevant commodities to avail real time information on lead times, reporting histories, and supervision visits at all levels.
  • Support health facilities to establish logistics management teams to conduct 5S in addition to CQI to bridge service delivery gaps.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the IntraHealth Supply Chain Manager (Pharmaceuticals) career placement must hold a Bachelor of Pharmacy or equivalent, with Masters in Public Health or Business Administration, or Logistics and Supplies Chain management.
  • At least five years of related work experience
  • Excellent communication orally and written
  • Excellent computer skills especially Ms word, excel and internet
  • Very good leadership skills and a team player

Competencies
  • Accountability - Holds self accountable for all work activities and personal actions and decisions; follows through on commitments and exercises ethical practices, respectful words and behaviors, and equitable treatment of others in all activities.
  • Service Excellence - Knowledge of and ability to put into action customer service concepts, processes and techniques to access internal and/or external client needs and expectations and meet or exceed those needs and expectations through providing excellent service directly or indirectly.
  • Effective Communication (Oral and Written) - Understands effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, explain complex technical concepts in simple, clear language appropriate to the audience; and receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors
  • Planning and Organizing - Identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; and monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary.
  • Interpersonal Relationships - Knowledge of and the ability to effectively interact within and across departments in a constructive and collaborative manner.

How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join IntraHealth International in the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.


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Earn a UNICAF Scholarship to Study Online for an Internationally Recognised Degree (Bachelor’s, Master’s or Ph.D) from the US, UK and Europe

About Scholarship Programme:
UNICAF Scholarship Programme partners with UK, US and European universities to offer online quality higher education degrees to students in Africa. Current partners include the University of South Wales (UK), the Marymount California University (USA) and the University of Nicosia (Europe). It was founded to offer gifted, underprivileged students the opportunity to further their education, by earning internationally recognised qualifications, at low cost, through online study, or through blended learning (only available for Unicaf University programmes).

Why study with UNICAF?
  • High Quality, Lower Cost: Save up to 80% by studying online. Online learning gives you access to modern education at a fraction of the cost of the chosen programme.  See the Available ProgammesClick Here, for more information regarding each programme.
  • Internationally Recognised Degrees: Quality programmes taught by lecturers who are national and international experts. 
  • Easy, Quick, Registration Process: You can easily apply and start learning, benefiting from a state-of-the-art online virtual environment!
  • Flexible, 24/7 Online Access: No fixed study hours, no ground rules. Adjust your studying schedule to suit your needs. The only requirement is to keep up with your deadlines.
Number of Beneficiaries: Over 8,000 students have benefited from this scholarship package and they intend to give out over 60,000 of them by 2020. 

How to Apply for Scholarship:
UNICAF invites Ugandans to join thousands of students from Nigeria, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Kenya, Botswana, Malawi, and many other countries, who have earned their degrees with the help of the UNICAF Scholarship Programme by submitting their applications online at the link below.


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Program Support Specialist - Health NGO Jobs - Compassion International


Job Title:         Program Support Specialist - Health
Organization: Compassion International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About Us:
Compassion International is a Christ Centered non-governmental organization dedicated to child development. Through a holistic approach, Compassion International addresses the spiritual, economic, social and physical aspects of the neediest children in communities to help them become responsible and fulfilled Christian adults.

Job Summary:   The Program Health Support Specialist II - Health will provide subject matter expertise regarding the health of all program beneficiaries (pregnancy through youth). This role will collaborate with other Support Specialists, Program Trainers and Partnership Facilitators to ensure staff and Implementing Church Partners are adequately informed and equipped to ensure preventative and curative care for all beneficiaries. The Program Health Support Specialist will; 1) serve as a SME to country leadership in developing country health strategies; 2) interpret and contextualize the global physical development outcomes and indicators for Compassions Holistic Child and Youth Development program; 3) maintain subject matter expertise on healthy physical development, theory and practice; and 4) support in mobilizing health related resources. This role will also review & analyse relevant program data to identify areas of concern, health trends and will work with the Partnership Facilitators to identify local and Compassion resources to address needs.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Compassion, and faithfully upholds Compassion’s ministry in prayer.
  • Acts as an advocate for children – raising the awareness of the needs, neglect, nurture, and potential of children in poverty and challenging and enabling those within one’s influence to greater involvement and effectiveness on behalf of children.
  • Supports overall holistic child development and provides ongoing subject matter expertise in individual areas of specialization. Aids partnership facilitators, learning staff, communications staff and managers by providing coaching and knowledge within area of specialty. Supports child development community learning and improvement among staff and other stakeholders.
  • Regularly assesses changing need for and ability to deliver programming within area of expertise. Consolidates national and local data to identify common gaps and patterns. May develop strategy; maintains and supports the implementation of strategy within area of expertise. Provides advice in support of other strategy development with the country office as needed.
  • Provides skilled program design support to other staff. Supports the ongoing development and implementation of local program design in alignment with the global objectives. May provide expertise to other field office professionals, support staff and ICP staff/volunteers to ensure that Implementing Church Partners are adequately informed and equipped to provide holistic development to caregivers, children and youth.
  • May facilitate the identification of resource components (internal and external) for specific child development strategies and plans in support of partnership facilitator efforts with ICPs. May provide information to management and other decision-makers regarding allocation of appropriate resources. May provide input to and/or develop Interventions for funding within area of expertise.
  • Designs, implements, and monitors specific holistic child development strategies and interventions. Serves partnership facilitators by providing capacity-building and child/youth/caregiver engagement activities in area of expertise. May contextualize portions of curriculum relevant to their expertise or other resources for child and youth development. Works with partnership facilitation by ensuring intervention records, reports, and other documentation are accurate, complete and delivered to appropriate stakeholders.
  • Reviews data, reports and utilizes findings to support management and key stakeholders in improving program initiatives, interventions and child outcomes.
  • May provide expertise to other program support staff in the field office.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Compassion International Program Support Specialist – Health job must hold a Bachelor's Degree in Health (Nursing or Medicine), Community or Public Health-related degree
  • An understanding of the national health care system
  • At least three years of experience working in this or similar position or field.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the health and developmental milestones
  • Ability to review/analyse health data, reach conclusions and provide clear decisions/recommendations on health strategies
  • Ability to think programmatically and make appropriate recommendations/decisions on a national health strategy
  • Ability to effectively train non-medical personnel in basic health topics and assist lay leadership adapt best practices to the local context
  • Ability to collaborate well both internally & externally
  • Ability to network and build partnerships with other ministries & organizations for resource mobilization
  • Ability to represent Compassion on a professional level
  • Ability to communicate (verbal & written) in a clear and effective manner
  • Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Accountable for supporting, upholding, and engaging in Compassion's core "Cultural Behaviors" in all internal and external communication and relationships.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join Compassion International in the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.


Deadline: 3rd June 2019 by 5:00PM

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17 Nursing Officer Job Vacancies - Medical Research Council (MRC) UK / UVRI


Organization: Medical Research Council (MRC) UK / UVRI 
Duty Station:  Entebbe, Jinja, Iganga & Masaka, Uganda
Reports to:  Head of Programme
Position Code: NO519

About US:
The MRC/UVRI Uganda Virus Research Unit on AIDS was established following a request in 1988 from the Uganda Government to the British Government for collaboration on the research of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) infection and AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency. The Unit is a center of excellence in HIV/AIDS related research. It conducts large-scale epidemiological and intervention studies, clinical trials, virological and immunological research and behavioural studies, and has generated a wealth of research results that have been used to inform policy and practice that have led to a large number of scientific publications in peer reviewed journals over time.

About the Study:
The OMWaNA study is a partnership between the (MRC/UVRI), the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and Makerere University. It is a randomized controlled trial (RCT) whose primary aim is to examine the impact of Kangaroo mother care (KMC) initiated before stabilisation on mortality within 7 days relative to standard care amongst neonates ≤2000g. The study will be conducted in four sites in Uganda: Jinja Regional Referral Hospital, Masaka Regional Referral Hospital, Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital and Iganga District Hospital.

Job Summary:  The Research Nursing Officer will be responsible for the active screening, recruitment randomization and follow-up care of neonates recruited into the OMWANA study according to the study standard operating procedures. The nursing officer will also contribute to data collection and entry. In addition, he/she will provide care for study participants and when possible other patients within the neonatal unit as a member of the neonatal team.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • To provide study information and health education to patients/ study participants
  • To screen infants for study eligibility
  • To obtain informed written consent from study participants
  • To administer and record research related interviews, questionnaires and/or checklists
  • To ensure optimal recruitment and retention of study participants
  • To provide nursing care and support for participating mothers and neonates following study guidelines
  • To support physiological monitoring of infants including heat rate, oxygen saturations, temperature and blood sugars
  • To write referrals for patients/ study participants as and when required
  • To draw blood samples from patients/study participants as appropriate
  • To provide technical guidance to site health workers and non-clinical co-interviewers during study visits
  • To participate in training and organizing site meetings
  • To facilitate health worker trainings
  • To track and order supplies/consumables
  • To ensure accurate record of data before leaving the site
  • To work as part of the study site hospital neonatal team in caring for admitted neonates
  • To communicate any adverse events to the study investigators in a timely manner


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Medical Research Council (MRC) UK / UVRI  Nurse job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in nursing & midwifery from a recognised institution.
  • Diploma in nursing & midwifery.
  • One year of experience in clinical practice.
  • One year of experience in a research setting working on clinical trials.
  • Experience in newborn care and particularly care of the sick and small newborn is an added advantage.
  • Previous experience of implementing research study protocols.
  • Understanding of ICH/GCP for human research.
  • Certification in ICH/GCP for human research is an added advantage.
  • Fluency in English and Luganda or Lusoga.


Competencies:
Core:
  • Personal Integrity
  • Emotional Resourcefulness
  • Ability to Learn
  • Forward Thinking
  • Reliability
  • Openness to Others
  • Independence
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Proactivity
  • Results Orientation
  • Thoroughness
  • Concern for Excellence
  • Flexibility Towards Others
  • Service Orientation
  • Development Orientation

How to Apply:
The candidates should send their application letters, curriculum vitae including names, email addresses and telephone contact details of three (3) referees, plus copies of academic qualifications should be e-mailed to recruitment@mrcuganda.org. NB: Please quote the following position code in the subject line of the email: NO519. Please also fill the following online form accordingly after submitting the application documents on the e-mail above. Click Here

Your cover letter should demonstrate the following;
  • Communication skills,
  • Effective teamwork,
  • Organisational skills,
  • Ability to initiate and support public engagement including but not limited to health talks
  • Computer literacy / competence

Address to:
The Human Resource and Administration Manager
MRC/ UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit
P.O. Box, 49 Entebbe.
Uganda

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Note that academic qualifications will be subjected to verification by the issuing institutions. Please note that the Unit became part of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine effective 1st February 2018.

Deadline: 31st May 2019 by 5:00om

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10 No Experience Graduate Internship Jobs - Innovation Streams Ltd


Organization: Innovation Streams Ltd
Duty Station:  Mbarara, Uganda

About US:
Innovation Streams Limited is committed to organizing Uganda’s health care data so that patients can access high quality health care. It is under this motivation that we have opened up a Data saves lives lab. The Data saves lives lab will bring together multi-disciplinary teams of scientists, researchers, developers and clinicians to understand more about how underused health data can be repurposed to improve health. Working on several projects, with a common goal, we will be combining the latest technology with innovative models to deliver better health services across Africa.  We are hiring 10 internship students to join our lab for a period of 4-6 months. Successful projects and great interns will be matched for a long-term commitment.

Job Summary:  Internship students will be attached to a project depending on their skill. They will be assigned to a team that will work on deliverables for the duration of the internship. Interns must commit for a period of 4-6 months depending on the project.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         Junior interns: Have completed a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Statistics, Nursing, Medicine and surgery or related field.
·         Senior interns: Have completed / pursuing a master’s degree in Health Informatics, Computer Science, Data science, Business Administration, medicine, Public health or related field

Skills:
·         You will need to show: communication and interpersonal skills, analytical skills, the ability to use initiative, the capacity to work under pressure, creativity, drive, flexibility, numeracy, teamwork, influencing and negotiation skills, oral and written skills, business awareness and IT literacy.

How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below.


Deadline: 31st May 2019

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