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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Malaria Specialist Job At University Research Co., LLC (URC) - Career Opportunity In Uganda

Vacancy title:
Malaria Specialist 

Jobs at:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) 

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, November 31lth, 2018 at 2:00 pm 

Duty Station:
Jinja, Uganda

Date Posted: 19 November 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

About the Company
University Research Co., LLC (URC), a US-based public health organization working in Uganda since 2005, is implementing the USAID's Regional Health integration to Enhance Services in East Central Uganda Activity (USAID‘s RHITES EC). The purpose of this project is to support the implementation of a comprehensive, integrated investment in regional health, HIV/AIDS and nutrition assistance. This live-year activity targets II districts in East-Central Uganda with an estimated total population of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of quality health, HIV/AIDS, nutrition and child development services. URC is seeking qualified candidates to fill the following positions;

Job Purpose: The Malaria specialist is to work with the Technical Advisor
  • Malaria, to provide technical leadership and coordinate malaria project activities. He/She will work closely with the other specialists and technical advisors including HIV care and treatment, HIV prevention, PMTCT, TB/HIV and RMNCH to support malaria interventions in the context of integrated programming to supported districts. The Malaria specialist under close supervision of Technical Advisor’ Malaria Will work in liaison with Ministry of Health (MoH), and relevant stakeholders to improve the quality of health care services in target districts
    Job Specifications:
The job holder should have Specific Responsibilities -
  • Work with the Technical Advisor Malaria to support districts adhere to the test and treat policy.
  • Work with the Technical Advisor Malaria, MOH and DHTs to conduct malaria audits in supported sites
  • Attend national level meetings organized by MDH and donors (USAID/PMI) as requested by his/her supervisor.
  • Support collaborative efforts with a wide array of organizations, including district-level partners, the National Malaria Control Program (NMCP), and other government counterparts to plan, implement and monitor malaria related activities including capacity building efforts.
  • Participate iri brainstorming and development of research agendas and any special projects related to malaria. l) Participate in development of annual work land and reports for submission to donors

Required Experience and Qualifications

  • Medical Doctor with Bachelors Degree in Medicine or equivalent Master’s degree in any health field will be an added advantage
  • 1-3 years of professional experience working in development assistance projects in malaria prevention, diagnosis and treatment programs, ideally working closely with DHOs in technical programming (cl Attention to detail is a must
  • Experience with USAID/PMI and other donor projects.

Desired Experience and Qualification:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong interpersonal communication and organizational skills.

For more details regarding the job descriptions and persons‘ specifications, please view them on our website:
Please do not submit applications through the website. Use the provided avenues below.
Job application procedure
Qualified applicants should hand deliver DR send via E-mail their complete applications with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, certificate of good conduct, copies of academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references by Friday, November 31lth, 2018 at 2:00 pm addressed to
Human Resource Coordinator
University Research Co., LLC Centre for Human Services
Plot 1 Bridge Lane, Mpumudde Division
P.O. Box 5053 Jinia, Uganda
Tel: +255 (0) 393 217 517, +255 200 300 200
While we thank all applicants for showing interest, all applicants who applied for the Re-advertised positions should not reapply.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews