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Saturday, June 1, 2019

Information Technology Officer Job at Makerere University College of Health Sciences - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Information Technology Officer [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education & Training , Category: Administrative & Office ]

Jobs at: Makerere University College of Health Sciences

Deadline of this Job:
14th June 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: 31st May 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed JOB DETAILS:
POSITION: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY OFFICER (CEBHA+_1_MU PROJECT).
The Collaboration for Evidence-Based Healthcare and Public Health in Africa CEBHA+ consortium is one of the Research Networks for Health Innovations in Sub-Sahara Africa (Health Africa) that received five year (2017 to 2022) funding from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). CEBHA+ consist of 2 Germany and 7 African Institutions that aim to study selected Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The goal of CEBHA+ is to gather evidence, build long-term capacity and infrastructure for Evidence-based Healthcare (EBHC) and public health, and inform policy in Sub Saharan Africa (SSA).
The central coordination of the CEBHA+ is the responsibility of Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS) through an African Coordination Office. MAkCHS is now looking for a candidate with a Bachelors degree in: Information Technology, Mass Communication, Computer Science; Information Systems, Business Administration, computer engineering, Business Computing, Business Statistics and related field from a recognized University to fill the position of Information Technology Officer. The successful candidate will report to the CEBHA+ Scientific Project manager and shall work closely with the MakCHS based CEBHA+ African Coordinator, Program Coordinator and the Administrative Assistant. The position is full time at MakCHS..

Duties and responsibilities will include:
• Contribute in managing CEBHA+ website and social media, including working with website developers, posting regular social media updates and engaging with people on CEBHA+ social media channels.
• Work with the other CEBHA partners to develop brochures, newsletters and participate in editing any content before it is published
• Work closely with the CEBHA+ Administrative assistant to create and coordinate CEBHA+ presence across relevant social media platforms (e.g. Facebook, Twitter) as well as traditional media (TV, press, radio) for media coverage
• Participate in organizing and holding CEBHA+ events, such as networking annual meetings, integrated knowledge translation (IKT) workshops and regular CEBHA+ meetings as per schedule of meetings among other events.
• Participate in development and Implementation of an aligned strategy for communicating with common stakeholders covering “Dissemination and outreach” and “strategic dissemination of IKT approach
• Finding opportunities for advertising and promoting CEBHA+ interventions/activities
• Assist the CEBHA+ MU Coordination Administrative Assistant in submitting, tracking progress and results of requests for: supplies/purchases, payments, funds, services ordered and comments that may be requested by the GIZ or Makerere University officers.
• Participate in regular CEBHA+ consortium meetings to discuss progress and issues to be resolved, and report progress on assignments to relevant CEBHA personnel.
• Assist the CEBHA+ administrative Assistant in providing day to day administrative support and keeping track of all CEHBA+ coordination office planned activities
• Any other duties as may be assigned

Other Specific Skill Requirements:
• Working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office, word processing, email processing, database, graphics, web design, spreadsheet, social media platforms (e.g. Facebook, Twitter) and media coverage (TV, press, radio)
• Relevant training and experience in communication.
• The applicant must have demonstrable experience in cooperate communications, excellent writing, analytical and oral presentation skills.
• Working knowledge of records management and general office administration
• Excellent English both oral and written
• Highly organised, trustworthy, able to multi-task and good planning skills
• Good relationship with people of different levels and customer care skills
• Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities
• Proven ability to be flexible and work hard both independently and with a team

Job Qualifications: Not Specified

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Job application procedure
Applications accompanied with detailed curriculum vitae with at least two referees,
photocopies of academic certificates, transcripts, should be hand delivered in a sealed envelope addressed to:
The Coordinator CEBHA+ Project
Makerere University College of Health Sciences
School of Medicine, Dean’s office
P.O. Box 7072 Kampala Uganda.

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