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12 Fresher Research Assistant Jobs - Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health (MakSPH)


Organization: Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health (MakSPH)
Duty Station: Kisoro, Kween, Karenga, Uganda
Reports to: Study Principal Investigator

About US:
Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health (MakSPH) with support from the World Bank Group is coordinating the Operations Research Program on Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) in Uganda for a period of one (1) year. RMNCAH seeks to recruit Research Assistants (RAs) and Research Officers (ROs) to support data collection for the different Operations research studies.

Job Summary: The research assistants will be primarily responsible for data collection and associated activities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       Participate in pretesting and updating of tools
·       Administer informed consent and conduct interviews in line with the study protocol.
·       Verbatim note-taking and audio recording of interviews
·       Ensure completeness and accuracy of the information provided by the research participants.
·       Follow up with subjects to resolve problems or clarify data collected
·       Perform other duties related to data collection and management.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The applicant must hold a Degree or its equivalent in social sciences, public health and other related disciplines.
·       Experience in data collection using qualitative techniques (at least three studies).
·       Experience in verbatim notetaking, audio recording and transcribing.
·       Prior research experience among the Batwa, Benet and Ik people.
·       Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
·       Good teamwork attributes
·       Attention to detail
·       Good time manager
·       Ability to deliver outputs under minimum supervision
·       Must be ethical in conducting research.
·       Language proficiency in English and one of the following languages (preferably with the Batwa, Benet and Ik dialects): Kifumbira, Kuksabiny, NgaKarimojong
·       Desirable: A Mutwa. Benet or Ik by ethnicity.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested persons should send their application, academic transcripts and updated CV stating at least two referees and their contacts to: The Dean, Makerere University School of Public Health, P. O. Box 7072, Kampala Uganda. Please quote the Study Reference Number in your application (on the envelope for hand delivered applications and in the subject for email applications). Applications without this the Study Reference Number will not be considered.
Candidates may submit electronic versions of their application to fmbambu@musph.ac.ug

Deadline: Thursday, March 26, 2020 by 5.00 pm.

NB:Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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Fresher Prevention Officer NGO Job Opportunities - Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)


Job Title:   Prevention Officer(Entry Level Jobs)
Organisation: Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP) is a collaborative bio - medical research and service delivery organization.  RHSP strives to improve the quality of life of the local population through a combination of community-based research, curative services and prevention strategies in the districts of South-central Uganda.

Job Summary: The Prevention Officershall be ensuring that Gender Based Violence (GBV)/facility- community linkages data is entered into respective registers/records in real time. Train and mentor facility staff and volunteers on technical GBV/facility-community linkage matters

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       Ensure that GBV monthly, quarterly, semi-annual or annual targets in the cluster/districts are met
·       Expedite implementation and scale-up of the GBV quality assessment tool with fidelity in the cluster/districts in line with recommended guidelines
·       Provide ongoing technical support and capacity building to facility staff, CBO staff and volunteers during program implementation.
·       Compile monthly, quarterly, semiannual and annual reports on time and with accurate data following recommended formats and guidelines
·       Supervises and coordinate activities of linkage volunteers, facility focal persons and CSOs to scale up bi-directional referrals and linkage between the community and supported health facilities and other institutions in the cluster/districts
·       Support the scale up community models of differentiated service delivery (DSDM) by mobilizing and organizing clients into CCLAD groups and coordinating CCLAD and CDDP outreaches.
·       Jointly work with facilities to generated lists of clients for follow up and TB/HIV contact tracing/reverse-contact tracing
·       Offer technical support to CSOs, health workers and volunteers to strengthen community-facility linkages aimed at improving patient adherence, retention, self-management, and psychosocial services in the cluster/districts.
·       Compile monthly and quarterly reports on the performance of facility-community linkages activities in line with recommended guidelines Implements SOPs that enhance the linkage into care of patients referred from community testing points and from facility to facility or from facility to community Any other duty(s) assigned by supervisor from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The applicant must hold a Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences, Counseling, Humanities, BSc Nursing or closely related field.
·       Experience of linkages/ GBV work for at least one year with a reputable organization. Possession of an HIV/AIDS Certificate in Counseling is an added advantage.
·       Motorcycle riding skills is a requirement (possess a riding permit)
·       Pleasant, social, hardworking, flexible, with a spirit of teamwork/building.
·       With good interpersonal skills, and high integrity.
·       Fluent in English and Luganda (spoken and written).
·       Willingness to work and reside in a rural setting - Rakai or Kyotera District and to work for long hours

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates possessing the above attributes can send their; applications including a cover letter, updated CV with 3 referees, and copies of academic qualifications/certificates (One document), addressed to the HR Manager to jobs@rhsp.org. Kindly indicate the job title in the subject line of the email. Only online applications will be considered.

Deadline: 31st March 2020

NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification

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Planning Monitoring Evaluation & Documentation Officer Job Careers - Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS


Organization: Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS
Duty Station:  Uganda
Grade:             UR 5
Reports to:   Coordinator- Performance Monitoring Evaluation & Reporting

About US:
Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the leading National Humanitarian Organization in Uganda and a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

Job Summary:  Under the general direction and supervision of the PMER coordinator and URCS Project Officer, and in close collaboration with the Germany Red Cross (GRC) Project Delegate, M&E Officer will support the WASH Palorinya and INFLWAHE projects in all matters related to Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Learning. This includes regular monitoring visits to the project areas, as well as collection, consolidation and analysis of field monitoring data with respect to the M&E plan and log frame outcome and output indicators and activities. In addition, M&E officer will be responsible for the preparation of monitoring reports as well as quarterly and interim narrative reports required by the WASH Palorinya and INFLWAHE teams.  S/he will be actively involved in the planning, implementation and coordination of internal and external monitoring and evaluation activities including the end line survey.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Ensure understanding of roles, responsibilities, relationships and accountabilities within URCS and with its partners.
·       Work towards the achievement of project goals through effective output and outcome level monitoring of activities paying due attention to the quality and impact of interventions,
·       Perform other work related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the supervisor
·       Uphold the principles of the RC/RC movements and the code of conduct
·       Plan and conduct regular monitoring in the project area according to monitoring plan in close coordination with URCS project officers and GRC Delegates;
·       Develop monitoring tools for output and outcome level indicators as per MoVs in LFA/M&E plan;
·       Collect, consolidate, analysis and generate quantitative/qualitative reports with respect to project progress and LFA outcome, output indicators;
·       Prepare monitoring and quarterly narrative reports in close collaboration with the program staff in accordance with URCS internal reporting schedules;
·       Document success stories, lesson learn and challenges and their impacts on targeted communities;
·       Support and contribute to the preparation of interim reports for the donors - FFO and BMZ;
·       Coordinate and participate in M&E activities such as the end line and internal and external monitoring visit by URCS senior management and/or the GRC team from Kampala/ Berlin;
·       Closely work with community engagement and accountability Focal Person to develop community accountability mechanism;
·       Support the development of M&E tools, training and data cleaning for food security, livelihood and household energy interventions in Bidibidi and Palorinya;
·       Support development of ODK & KOBO tools and training for field volunteers;
·       Aggregate and submit project data on a quarterly basis for activity info platform reporting;
·       Participate in quarterly MEAL data consolidation processes to inform Balance Score Card Performance Management at URCS Head quarter.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelors’ Degree in Statistics, Quantitative Economics, Demography, Project Planning and Management, Health Information Science or a related field that has a bias in data management/analysis from a reputable institution;
·       Postgraduate qualification in Statistics, Quantitative Economics, Demography,  Project Planning and Management, Health Information Science or a related field that has a bias in data management/analysis from a reputable institution will be an added advantage.
·       At least three years’ relevant work experience in similar position with monitoring responsibilities and/or relevant experience in project management and reporting;
·       Relevant working experience with emergency response or development projects, preferably in the WASH, Cash and Voucher systems;
·       Experience in working with Red Cross /Red Crescent movement and or International NGOs is a plus.
·       National /locals of west Nile strongly encouraged to apply
·       High level of Integrity
·       Excellent command of English language, both written and spoken.
·       Working knowledge of Kuku , Madi and Arabic would be an asset.
·       Advanced computer skills (Word, Excel, Power point, access etc.), proficiency in the set-up and use of Excel spreadsheets and programming of data collection software such as ODK and KOBO.
·       Practical experience on ODK and mobile data collection tools, preferably including KOBO tool box.
·       Good skills in basic mathematics is essential and ideally some exposure to the application of statistics, sampling and data management (for example, the post-holder will need to be able to add up totals, calculate percentages and ratios and understand basic statistical analysis)
·       Skills and experience in collecting, analyzing and presenting data
·       Discretion and understanding about the treatment and protection of sensitive information, particularly beneficiary data, and knowledge of how to apply data protection principles and tools.
·       Ability to work self-motivated and independently and as member of a team
·       Excellent attention to detail and the ability to understand logical progression of a project cycle and a project log-frame
·       Strong personal initiative and skills for self-organization  

How to Apply:
All suitable candidates please send your filled application form at the link below.


Attach your academic transcripts and certificates. The filled application forms and academic transcripts and certificates can be e-mailed to: sgurcs@redcrossug.org or hand delivered, and or by post to:

Please send your filled application form and attach your academic transcripts and certificates. The filled application forms and academic transcripts and certificates can be e-mailed to; vacancies@redcrossug.org or hand delivered, and or by post to:

The Secretary General,
Uganda Red Cross Society,
Plot 551/555 Rubaga Road,
P.O. Box 494, Kampala, Uganda.
Email: vacancies@redcrossug.org

Due to large volumes of applications; only short listed candidates shall be contacted. Canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 6th April 2020 at 5:00 pm

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Public Health Officer NGO Job Vacancies - Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)


Job Title:       Public Health Officer
Organization: Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Grade:             UR 5
Reports to:   Director Health Services

About US:
Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the leading National Humanitarian Organization in Uganda and a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

Job Summary:  The Public Health Officer is responsible for effective and efficient health project implementation, monitoring and reporting accordingly seeking to maximize intervention with sectoral interventions including health, hygiene promotion, interventions psychosocial support, SGBV and nutrition to build sustainable community capacity and strengthen community resilience among refugee and host communities. The public Health Officer works in collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders to influence the delivery of high quality interventions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Provide project and technical health support in planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting throughout the project cycle in accordance with NLRC and URCS procedures and agreements as set in the MoU;
·       Support training of youth groups in Income Generating Activities (IGAs) as well as coordinate seed funding towards community action group IGA proposals;
·       Support organizing and facilitate necessary trainings e.g. Integrated Community Based Health and First Aid (CBHFA); Participatory
·       Hygiene and Sanitation transformation (PHAST); Community based surveillance (CBS); Epidemic Control for Volunteers (ECV); Sexual
·       Gender Based Violence (SGBV) and Cash transfer programming (CTP) to volunteers and other stakeholders (e.g. VHTs, government officials and relevant partners)
·       Support in design and development of assessment tools for CBHFA, Cash Transfer Programing and Early Warning Early Action for Epidemics (e.g. Cholera).
·       Through coordination with the WASH officer and CTP National Disaster Response Team (NDRT), support in conducting assessments (KAP surveys, KIIs and FGDs) of Health, WASH, CTP and Protection needs in the project area and execute necessary remedial actions
·       Ensure coordination and synergies with other Health, WASH, CASH and Protection sector actor programs through attendance in relevant technical working groups and MoH meetings and/or workshops.
·       Ensure close collaboration between URCS and relevant health facilities and/or health stakeholders in coordinating health outreaches, vaccination campaigns, international health day activities etc.
·       Coordinate with WASH officer in preparing monthly situational update reports and submit to WASH delegate and technical line managers for information and decision making.
·       Support the production of timely narrative and financial reports, according to URCS and NLRC procedures
·       Support in implementing and coordinating Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA) activities e.g. setting up of complaints and feedback mechanisms, mobile cinema, community meetings etc.
·       Supporting Arua District in developing and/or rolling out contingency plans and SOPs using both OPM/IFRC methodologies and tools.
·       Support in Activating and forming Disaster Management Committees (DMCs) at all levels of the district local Government.
·       Support in Conducting Simulations, drills and testing district contingency plans.
·       Undertake continuous monitoring field visits and meetings with relevant actors including project partners in assessing trends, patterns and changing needs and consequently advise on appropriate strategies;
·       Advocate for quality promotive, prevention and response activities/ services and integration of health, hygiene promotion, PSS and inclusion in SGBV programming to promote risk reduction among the targeted communities;
·       Support community disease surveillance activities in both targeted refugee and host communities;
·       Perform any other duty assigned by the technical and line managers.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold at least  Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences (e.g. Nursing, Public Health, Health Promotion, Clinical Medicine) Health Systems Management, or Social Sciences BUT with training in Public Health from a reputable institution;
·       Postgraduate qualification in Public Health or a related field will be an added advantage.
·       At least 3 years’ experience in implementing community based health projects. Experience in supporting Malaria or Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) or Pneumonia programming will be an asset;
·       Knowledge and/or Training in Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation (PHAST) and Community Based Health and First Aid (CBHFA) methodologies;
·       Prior experience of Cash Transfer Programming and/or contingency planning will be an added advantage;
·       Knowledge and/or experience in integrating protection, gender and inclusion, community engagement and accountability into community based health and/or hygiene programming;
·       High level of Integrity
·       Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with good understanding of relevant cross-cultural issues.
·       Positive, respectful attitude and collaborative approach to diversity
·       Track record in participation, technical training, facilitation and awareness raising activities
·       Demonstrated attention to detail; ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently as well as cooperatively with team members
·       Team player, self-motivated and proactive on own initiative to set and achieve goals
·       Highly motivated, self-starter able to lead a process, engage others and create ownership.  

How to Apply:
All suitable candidates please send your filled application form at the link below
Attach your academic transcripts and certificates. The filled application forms and academic transcripts and certificates can be e-mailed to: sgurcs@redcrossug.org or hand delivered, and or by post to:

Please send your filled application form and attach your academic transcripts and certificates. The filled application forms and academic transcripts and certificates can be e-mailed to; vacancies@redcrossug.org or hand delivered, and or by post to:

The Secretary General,
Uganda Red Cross Society,
Plot 551/555 Rubaga Road,
P.O. Box 494, Kampala, Uganda.
Email: vacancies@redcrossug.org

Due to large volumes of applications; only short listed candidates shall be contacted. Canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 6th April 2020 at 5:00 pm

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com  or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline

Fresher Business Development Officer NGO Job Vacancies - African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)


Job Title:       Business Development Officer
Organization:  African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) 
Duty Station: AFENET Secretariat-Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) is a not for profit, networking alliance and service organization that brings together field epidemiology training programs (FETPs) across Africa working side by side with Ministries of Health, regional and international partners. AFENET works to strengthen epidemiology and disease surveillance capabilities of African countries that are critical to meeting the requirements of the Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) strategy and the International Health Regulations (IHR).

Job Summary:  To support AFENET’s efforts at growing and sustaining her funding and partner base

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Resource mobilization and partner engagement
·       Participate in developing annual funding goals for AFENET, and efforts towards meeting them.
·       Routinely perform partner searches for suitability to engage with AFENET
·       Participate in development of advocacy materials for AFENET
·       Participate in partner engagement efforts/meetings as needed.
·       In instances of partnerships, ensure that AFENET’s interests are taken care of through execution of teaming and other relevant agreements.
Project development:
·       Develop concept notes on areas of AFENET interest
·       Research, synthesize and share funding opportunity announcements of interest to AFENET
·       Lead the process of obtaining internal approval for grant pursuit, including setting up a writing team.
·       Coordinate the proposal writing process, ensuring internal and donor timelines are met.
·       Ensure project proposals and all submissions are compliant with donor requirements.
·       Manage communication with grant agencies during grant development, submission, review, and approval and coordinate any necessary pre-award functions, including maintaining active registration for AFENET in relevant databases.
Project management support:
·       Organize project initiation meetings, ensuring orientation of project teams on contractual obligations and other obligations for all new projects.
·       Collaborate with others to ensure to ensure timely submission of partner-compliant reports
·       Track assigned AFENET Subcontractors, ensuring deliverables are met. Maintain an archive of all related documents.
·       Keep track of assigned AFENET subcontracts, ensuring contractual obligations are met, including but not limited to reporting, notices etc.
·       Coordinate the closeout of assigned projects, ensuring all necessary documentation is submitted in a timely manner.
·       Independently provide advisory support to project management teams
·       Coordinate the development, review and submission of prior approval requests
·       Perform other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a Masters’ degree in Public health, Global/international health, and/or Business administration or related field.
·       Training in project management is desired advantage
·       Experience working with a variety of donor agencies
·       At least 2 years of professional international work experience in project development, with a specific focus on partner engagement and proposal writing.
·       Detail-oriented and conscientious with ability to take initiative and work independently under general guidance.
·       Critical thinking
·       Ability to read, analyse and summarise large documents
·       Excellent scientific writing and communication skills
·       Ability to develop concept notes singly or in collaboration with others.
·       Ability to interact in a proactive manner.
·       Ability to work as a team member, and to maintain working relationship in a multicultural environment. Knowledge working with funders, (experience with Gavi or Global Fund an added benefit).
·       Knowledge of the global health landscape (development partners, research entities, and implementation partners).
·       Demonstrated ability to write donor progress reports, and prepare technical presentations.
·       Excellent interpersonal and ability to coordinate or manage diverse groups  stakeholders.
·       Expert knowledge of English
·       Beginners knowledge of French is Desirable

How to apply:
All Interested candidates should submit their Application Letters detailing their experiences and skills, Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant academic documents and 3 references to: The Human Resource Office, African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET). Email: sec@afenet.net by

Deadline:  Friday 10th April 2020 by 5:30 pm

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