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Friday, October 13, 2017

Program Officer Job at PATH - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Program Officer

Jobs at:
PATH

Deadline of this Job:
27th October 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
PATH is an international nonprofit organization that transforms global health through innovation We take an entrepreneurial approach to developing and delivering high-impact, low-cost solutions, from lifesaving vaccines and devices to collaborative programs with communities. Through our work in more than 70 countries, PATH and our partners empower people to achieve their full potential. PATH has been implementing a number of global health innovations in Uganda and other countries in Asia and Africa, including support to immunization and vaccine delivery innovations,
We seek to recruit for the following vacant positions to be based in our Uganda Country Office:
Post: Program Officer -immunization Program
We seek to recruit a Program officer-immunization program to support current projects in Uganda and other countries to strengthen immunization and vaccine delivery programs. The Program Officer — Immunization Program will provide expertise to improve elements ot immunization supply systems both globally and in Uganda. He/she will oversee specific activities in Uganda. including strengthening PATH Uganda's immunization systems capabilities to help the country achieve greater positive impact on immunization coverage, appropriate vaccine management, and supply chain cost effectiveness. He/she will lead specific studies to evaluate cold chain equipment and immunization supply systems. S/he will lead qualitative and quantitative studies to gather field data on different aspects of the immunization system as well as work to implement interventions to address areas of identified need (e.g., through training or other means). He/she will be based in Kampala, Uganda.
Required skills;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health. Epidemiology, Supply Chain, Health Information Systems, or any other health related field. Master‘s degree will be an added advantage
  • 5 years of experience working with immunization programs at central and peripheral levels,
  •  in-depth knowledge of the public health context, including MoH structure, policies, and procedures, particularly immunization, with extensive
  • Experience working in supply chain logistics or equipment management; research and assessments for technology and related innovations.
Suitable candidates must currently have legal authorization to work in Uganda
Path is dedicate to diversity is an equal opportunity employer.
For a detailed job descriptions, kindly visit www.path.org/jobs
Job application procedure
To apply. Please visit www.path.org/jobs  and upload your updated CV and cover letter before close of business on 27th October 2017.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.