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Sunday, August 5, 2018

Technical Officer-MAPD Job at Jhpiego - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Technical Officer -MAPD

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Deadline of this Job:
14thAugust 2018

Duty Station:
Arua, Uganda

Jhpiego is a nonprofit global leader in the creation and delivery of transformative health care solutions for the developing world. In partnership with national governments, health experts and local communities, we build health providers’ skills and we develop systems that save lives now and guarantee healthier futures for women and their families. Our aim is revolutionizing health care for the planet's most disadvantaged people. We are seeking an experienced individual with excellent organizational and technical skills, who is a team player, dedicated, hardworking, innovative, highly motivated and able to work in a high-pressure environment requiring multi-tasking abilities.

Post: Technical Officer-MAPD (Arua)

Reporting to the Regional Coordinator, the Technical Officer Position will be responsibletor providing technical and implementation support to all USAID's Malaria Action Program tor Districts (MAPD) project activities in the respective region districts of operation. He/she will ensure the technical quality of all activities in support of the project’s overall goal, through regular liaison with and supervision from the Regional Coordinator. He/she will also provide ongoing technical support to the district health teams and other partners and stakeholders as relevant to the project scope and in accordance with its approach to understanding and influencing positive change in health.
Required Qualifications
  • A degree in a Health related field including Public Health, Community Health or equivalent
  • At least 3 years work experience in similar field and /or experience working on a USAID funded project
  • Experience in community-based health care delivery
  • Experience in capacity building transferring of skills
  • Experience in working with local government
  • Experience in developing work plans and activity budgets
  • Thorough understanding of both preventive and curative aspects of malaria control .
  • Familiarity with the strategies and guidelines oi the Uganda National Malaria Control Programme
  • Competency in computer applications (word, excel, power point)
  • Excellent communication skills, with strong leadership skills and a supportive management style
  • Excellent diplomacy and stakeholder liaison skills, and experience in working in partnerships to deliver programmes
Job application procedure
Interested applicants should send application & CV with 3 referees to:  by 14thAugust 2018. Indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position.
Only those selected for interview will be contacted.
Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. Persons with disabilities and other minority groups are encouraged to apply.