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Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

February 8, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

The Ministry of Health is a cabinet-level government ministry of Uganda. It is responsible for planning, delivering, and maintaining an efficient and effective healthcare delivery system, including preventive, curative, and rehabilitative services, in a humane, affordable, and sustainable manner.

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Job Title

Program Officer RSSH job at Ministry of Health

Job Description

Overall responsibility:
The program Officer for Resilient Sustainable Systems for Health (RSSH) is a member of the implementation team of Global Fund grant to fight HIV, TB and Malaria in Uganda. He or she will be supporting the RSSH Coordinator for implementing RSSH interventions and enhancing capacities of respective implementers.

Duties and Responsibilities

Specific duties and responsibilities

  • Provide support to planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting related to the RSSH grant.

  • Monitor and follow up on grant implementation levels, drawing attention of the RSSH specialist on challenges detected to improve the effectiveness and impact of the RSSH interventions.

  • Provide administrative support to the RSSH implementing departments and institutions.

  • Contribute to the development of reports, policy papers, presentations and other communication materials as requested.

  • Coordinate with team members to ensure timely planning & implementation of activities, disbursement of resources, supervision & monitoring, logistics availability etc.

  • Work with Finance team to carefully monitor and track budget and expenses

  • Provide logistical support for meetings, workshops, field visits, missions etc

  • Support procurement planning and follow up on procurement and activity requests of the RSSH grant.

  • Responsible for the proper documentation of all activities with sufficient proof and evidence documents including any other relevant issues during execution of RSSH

  • Facilitate implementation of Ministry of Health and Global Fund policies and guidelines effectively and efficiently. xi. Keep an updated Assets register.

  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications and Competencies

Qualifications and experience

  • Master’s degree in public administration or management, social sciences, Business Administration or

  • related field)

  • Bachelor’s degree in public administration, management, social sciences, Business administration,

  • At least 5 years of professional experience, 3 years of which should have been served in the health sector.

  • Ability to work efficiently with government stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and independently.

  • Experience with donor-funded grants,

  • Experience providing process facilitation support on issues related to health systems strengthening

  • High level of organization, attention to detail, professionalism, and reliability.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and be responsive to implementing departments and partners

  • Strong oral and written communication and presentations skills.

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How to Apply

All Applications for the above positions should be addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, P.O. Box 7272, Plot 6, Lourdel Road, Wandegeya, KAMPALA, (and should be hand delivered to Ministry of Health Headquarters Security Registry in Room A.102, between 8.00 am — 5.00 pm working days) to be received not later than Friday 8th February 2024 at 5:00pm
Please note that.
▪ All applications should bear the title of the post being applied for.
▪ Applicants should include their telephone and email contacts on their application forms. Applicants should attach the following to their applications.

1) Application letter
2) Recent passport-size photograph.
2) Detailed Curriculum Vita showing three referees.
3) Copies of academic papers
4) Copies of record of employment history(Appointment letters & Contract Agreements) stated in the Curriculum Vita. Any period of employment not backed up by an appointment instrument shall not be considered as relevant experience.
5) Copy of National Identity Card

Applicants who will be shortlisted for interviews shall be required to present Originals of their Academic Transcripts and Certificates and National Identity Cards and record of employment history at the time of sitting the Interviews.

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