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Saturday, March 16, 2019

National Technical Assistant – Team Leader Job at ENABEL - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
National Technical Assistant – Team Leader

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Deadline of this Job:
29th March 2019
Duty Station:
Gulu , Uganda , East Africa , 00256 , UG

Date Posted: 15th March 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full_Time , Currency: UGX , Value: 2000000 , Minimum: 1400000 , Maximum: 6000000 , Period: MONTH
ENABEL, Belgian development agency, together with the United States Agency for International
Development (USAlD), is implementing a new project in the Acholi sub region with details below. The Project assists Ugandan authorities and civil society stakeholders to roll out the National Result Based Financing (RBF) Policy in the Acholi Sub-region of Uganda. The execution of the Project is planned to last 4 years with 3 years of operational implementation of the core RBF mechanism and will work in synergy with other implementers in the same region. The Objective of the Project is, ‘To reinforce the health systems in the Acholi sub region in order to provide better health, financial protection and greater equity to the most vulnerable populations ln order to implement the above objective, Enable in Uganda therefore seeks to recruit competent and well qualified Ugandan nationals to fill in the following positions
National Technical Assistant – Team Leader
Duty Station: Gulu with frequent Travels to the Acholi Sub Region
Contract Duration; 48 months (With a probation period of 6 months)
Under supervision of the international intervention Manager and in close
cooperation with District Health Offices and Health Facilities, the NTA-TL
contributes to the achievement of project general and specific objectives, set
in the Technical and financial File, in the region...

Project Management (30%)
• Participate at the Project Steering Committee meetings. Facilitate discussions of important issues and evidence based decision-making:
• Based on the provisions of the project Technical and Financial File, and in cooperation with the District Health Offices and administrations of participating health facilities, develop and implement the annual and quarterly regional working plans:
• Facilitate signing of grant agreements between Enable, District Health Offices, and health facilities.
• Supervise implementation of grant agreements of Enabel with District Health Offices and health facilities:
• Support planning and implementation of verification visits to health facilities, based on rotation.
• Plan and implement counter verification visits to health facilities;
• Design and implement strategies to improve performance of District Health Offices and health facilities:
• Assist the health facilities in development and implementation of Performance improvement Plans, referenced to the Business Plans.
• implement training and capacity building activities at the level of District Health Offices and Health facilities;
• Lead and support other Health system strong including activities in the region
Financial Management (15%)
• Based on the provisions of the project Technical and Financial File, develop the quarterly and annual regional budget projection;
• Review the RBF documents to be submitted to Kampala project office for payment:
• Approve commitments and expenses within the limits of given mandate.
Human Resources Management (15%)
• Apply the Enabel Human Resource Management framework in GOAHR at the regional level;
• Manage the activities and supervise the regional project team;
• Complete the development cycles and performance review for all team members;
• Discuss and agree with team members possible training and development strategies for continuous professional development;
• Liase with the HR Focal Point to emphasize the Enabel Human Resource policies and staff conduct; Monitoring and Evaluation (15%)
Monitoring and Evaluation (15%)
• Elaborate quarterly and annual regional project progress reports;
• Produce annual regional reports on Logical Framework indicators, which are measured at regional level:
• Monitor implementation of Performance Improvement Plans, referenced to the Business Plans;
• Support regional RBF performance review meetings;
• Support organization of annual joint annual review meetings.
Communication and Visibility (15%)
• implement the Enabel Communication and Visibility Plan at regional level;
• Ensure utilization of Enabel visibility items in all project activities at regional level;
• Provide inputs for communication materials developed by the project, i.e. articles, audio and visual materials, etc.
Development of Project Exit Strategy (15%)
• Document best practices and lessons learned, contribute to capitalization
• of project experience:
• Contribute to the elaboration of the project exit strategy;
• Contribute to improvement of the National RBF manual..

• A Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical Medicine, Economics, Pharmacy, Public Health. Health Administration or other Medical related field from a recognized University
• Master’s Degree in Public Health, Health Economics and Health Administration. Experience and Job Profile:
• At least Seven (7)years professional experience as a specialist in the field of Public Health, Health Economics or Health Administration;
• At least three years‘ experience in working with the public health system of Uganda in management or implementation positions;
• Experience of working with international Bilateral Agencies is an advantage;
Knowledge of Project Cycle Management principles;
• Knowledge of Logical Framework approach;
• Proficiency in utilization of MS Office applications;
• Excellent knowledge of English and of a local language, according to the
• duty stations;
• Excellent Communication skills:
• Ability to lead, supervise and manage a team;
• Ability to work independently, and under stressful conditions;
• Solid work ethics, initiative, result orientation, ability and willingness to
• complete difficult and time—consuming tasks;
• Pro—active attitude, dynamism with good organizational skills::

Job application procedure
Enabel will offer a competitive salary package with a Gross monthly income of
between UGX 8,000,000 and UGX 9,500,000 depending on the relevant years of
work experience, medical insurance plus a 13th Month compulsory package
Online application to be submitted to
Go to current vacancies, choose Uganda and start your application process. Remember to change the language to English at the top right corner of the page
For hard copy applications:
Interested candidates should submit their hard copy application including a cover letter, curriculum vitae of 5 pages’ maximum and copies of relevant academic documents with names of at least 3 professional referees, their emails and telephone contacts to
Human Resource Officer
Enabel-Belgian Development Agency
Plot 1B Lower Kololo Terrace
P.o box40131, Kampala
Send your application not later than Friday 29th March
All qualified persons including female candidates and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted and invited for a written test
NB: Clearly indicate in your application letter the position you are interested in