Jobs at Heifer International in Uganda- Project Director

Job Title: East Africa Dairy Development (EADD) Deputy Regional Project Director Responsibilities and functions include • Provide effective and inspiring leadership, as well stewardship of the project by being actively involved in all field activities • Support RPD and industry stakeholders envision, crystallize and formulate plans that will catalyze rapid industry growth by unlocking value of the underutilized producer resources including land and water, cattle, labor and rapidly expanding urban markets • Lead a high performing team of regional and country managers to next level by further developing and implementing recruitment, training and retention strategies • May perform any other job-related responsibilities as assigned This position requires • Masters degree plus 10 years related experience • Minimum of 5 years senior management experience in development and commercial sectors in Africa This position is eligible for relocation assistance How to Apply: To apply for this position, please send a resume or CV along with a cover letter to: Heifer International jobs@heifer.org or Heifer International Attention: Human Resources 1 World Avenue Little Rock, AR 72202 USA Deadline:31st May 2012

Jobs at Population Services International (PSI) in Uganda- Chief of Party

Job Title: Chief of party, Kampala Closing Date: Tuesday, 03 July 2012 Population Services International Plot 2, Ibis Vale Kololo Kampala Population Services International (PSI) is the world's leading non-profit social marketing organization, with a mission to measurably improve the health of poor and vulnerable people in the developing world by influencing their behavior, principally through social marketing of family planning and health products and services, and health communications. PSI has programs in more than 60 countries and works in malaria, HIV, reproductive health, child survival, and tuberculosis. PSI's core values are a belief in markets and market mechanisms to contribute to sustained improvements in the lives of the poor; results and a strong focus on measurement; speed and efficiency with a predisposition to action and an aversion to bureaucracy; decentralization and empowering our staff at the local level; and a long term commitment to the people we serve. For more information, please visit www.psi.org PSI seeks qualified, dynamic candidates for the position of Chief of Party for Uganda. The COP will be responsible for implementation of the anticipated Merck funded project to expand the provision of private sector maternal care and ensure that more women have access to essential safe motherhood products and services. The COP will be responsible for ensuring successful implementation of the project. This will include managing, coordinating, and providing guidance on large scale maternal health communications, service delivery, quality assurance, and M&E programs. S/he will build the capacity of staff to successfully implement the project on time and within budget, thus achieving all deliverables and measurable health impact. The COP is also responsible for managing sub-awards and partner relationships. This full-time position is based in Kampala, Uganda. The COP reports to the Uganda Executive Director. RESPONSIBILITIES: Lead the technical implementation and program management of the Merck project. Develop annual marketing and communication plans for all relevant maternal health products and services. Develop annual research plans and lead efforts to disseminate findings. Lead collaboration with partners to develop annual work plans, donor reporting, and monitoring and evaluation. Ensure compliance of all reporting systems and procedures as per schedule, deadlines and donor policies and procedures. Ensure that program activities of all partners link to and complement national implementation plans, monitoring and evaluation plans, and policies. Coordinate and facilitate regular meetings with partners. Share findings and evidence with relevant stakeholders to re-direct interventions as appropriate based on M&E evidence. Establish networks of information collection and sharing of communication materials, and strengthen overall communication capacity of all partners. Act as the main liaison with Ministry of Health in support of the public private partnership. Lead the development of evidence from this project that would inform government MoH policy. Ensure adherence to quality assurance/quality improvement plans and supervision of same, including monitoring for and proper management of adverse events. Identify staff, develop job descriptions and recruit personnel as needed. Support Executive Director in other tasks as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Relevant post-graduate degree (MBA, MIA, MPH, etc.) or equivalent experience Significant experience in technical program management and implementation, preferably in maternal or child health Demonstrated knowledge of international development, social marketing and maternal health issues Proven capacity-building experience in a developing country 4-5 years of relevant work experience, with at least 4 years managing a team in a developing country Experience in leading consortium activities preferred Excellent oral and written communication skills Demonstrated capacity to represent PSI effectively among a variety of audiences *Note that this position is contingent upon funding. How to apply: Please apply online at www.psi.org. No calls or emails please. PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability. Deadline: 3rd July 2012

Jobs at Malaria Consortium in Uganda- Programme Manager

Job Title: Programme manager, Kampala Closing Date: Thursday, 31 May 2012 Malaria Consortium is one of the world's leading non-profit organisations dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium works with communities, government and non-government agencies, academic institutions, and local and international organisations, to ensure good evidence supports delivery of effective services, providing technical support for monitoring and evaluation of programmes and activities for evidence-based decision-making and strategic planning. The organisation works to improve not only the health of the individual, but also the capacity of national health systems, which helps relieve poverty and support improved economic prosperity. The Regional Programme Manager provides direct support to the Africa Programme Director to provide management oversight to designated country programme and project design and management. The successful candidate will need: Masters in Project Management, Business Administration or similar Master's in Public Health and advantage Extensive years of programme management experience Demonstrable passion for Malaria Consortium's mission; a strategic manager with integrity and a desire to work in a dynamic environment Mature and proactive, with evidence of having worked at the highest level of a multi-divisional operations Strong analytical skills and experience interpreting a strategic vision into an operational model Deep understanding of and experience with programme management, evaluation, budgeting and financial monitoring An effective communicator at all levels in the organization, with strong oral and written skills and a willingness to share information Willingness to undertake international travel at short notice Ability to work effectively and sensitively in developing countries A collaborative and flexible style, with a strong service mentality Creativity, with experience funding activities in ways that both cover costs and generate operating margins How to apply: Please send a covering letter outlining how you meet the person specification along with your CV to Human Resources at HR.Recruitment@malariaconsortium.org Please quote the position and country in the subject line of your application. We appreciate your application however, only short listed candidates will be contacted within three weeks after the closing date. Deadline: 31st May 2012

Jobs at Chemonics in Uganda- Technical Experts

Job title: Long-term technical experts, Uganda Closing Date: Friday, 01 June 2012 Chemonics seeks long-term technical experts for an anticipated USAID-funded project improving health response by strengthened health communication Uganda. The expected project will work to develop sustainable human and institutional capacity for information, education, and communication/ behavior change communication (IEC/BCC) across the technical areas of HIV/AIDS, malaria, family planning and reproductive health, and maternal, newborn and child health. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. Position Qualifications: Advanced degree in health or related field Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience Experience implementing large-scale health-related IEC/BCC programs that address youth and gender issues, issues of vulnerable populations, and stigma/discrimination reduction Experience in Behavior Change Communications focused on HIV risk reduction and other health-seeking behaviors, including conductive formative research prior to and during program implementation Experience with health communication in both traditional and alternative media (e.g., print, radio, folk, mobile phone, social media, and other media venues) Experience with development, implementation, management and evaluation of IEC/BCC campaigns, messages and materials in HIV/AIDS, malaria, FP/RH, and MNCH Experience in sustainable capacity development among local partners and institutions for the design, implementation, management and evaluation of IEC/BCC campaigns and activities Experience in capacity building and IEC/BCC related to HIV/AIDS, malaria, family planning, reproductive health, and maternal, newborn and child health Experience coordinating and working collaboratively across technical disciplines to implement effective health communications Strong organizational, interpersonal, supervisory and team-building skills Experience in and knowledge of Uganda, its people, and its governing structure preferred; experience in Sub-Saharan Africa required Ability to travel to program locations within Uganda Demonstrate leadership, versatility, and integrity. Demonstrated experience working closely with and supporting governments, development partners, civil society, and private sector entities Fluency in English required How to apply: Application Instructions: Send electronic submissions to ChemonicsUgandaBCC@gmail.com by June 1, 2012. Please include the name of the position in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. In addition, please download and complete Chemonics' equal employment opportunity self-identification form (http://bit.ly/t6VWug) and submit it separately to EEOselfidentify@chemonics.com when applying for this position. Please include the name of the position and the region or country in the subject line. If you prefer not to disclose your sex, race, or ethnicity, you may check "I do not wish to complete the information requested." Thank you for completing the form and supporting our equal employment opportunity reporting requirements. Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, equal pay, disability, or genetic information. Deadline: June 1st 2012

Administrative Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda

Job Title: Administrative Specialist OSC; FP-06 Vacancy announcement U. S. Mission, Uganda VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Number: 022/2012 Date: 05/10/2012 OPEN TO: U.S. Citizen EFMs only – All Agencies POSITION: Administrative Specialist OSC; FP-06 OPENING DATE: May 10, 2012 CLOSING DATE: May 23, 2012 WORK HOURS: Full time (40 hours) or Part time (32 hours) SECURITY CLEARANCE: Must be able to obtain a SECRET SECURITY CLEARANCE. U.S. CITIZEN ELIGIBLE FAMILY MEMBERS, AS DEFINED BELOW OF U.S. GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES ASSIGNED TO THE MISSION UNDER THE CHIEF OF MISSION AUTHORITY ARE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION. BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION Serves as Liaison Officer and personnel representative for the U.S. Army Africa (USARAF) customer service desk located at the U.S. Embassy, Kampala, Uganda. Provides outstanding customer service support to military, Department of Defense (DoD)/Department of the Army (DA), military, civilians, and contractor personnel in need of assistance. Facilitates the coordination of travel for personnel traveling in support of various USARAF operations and exercises. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. 1. Education: Two years college studies in liberal arts/sciences are required. 2. Work Experience: Three years experience in an embassy environment dealing with numerous agencies, understanding embassy operations and processing assignments like making work orders and dealing with numerous customers is required. 3. Language Requirement: Level IV (Fluent) ability in written and spoken English is required. 4. Knowledge: Knowledge of Computer automation. Knowledge of the overall mission, functions, organizational structure, policies and procedures and practices of US Army Africa (USARAF); knowledge of pertinent laws, regulations, and policies which affect administrative operations and areas of responsibility and knowledge and understanding of management principles, practices, methods and techniques to perform projects related to management and methods improvement are required 5. Skills and Abilities: Skill in written and oral communication, and analytical procedures to modify existing requirements/procedures and implement future requirements or programs. Ability to communicate orally and in writing to obtain and provide information related to organizational, administrative and procedural matters. SELECTION PROCESS After an initial application screening, applicants will be invited to a testing process that may include a written examination and oral interviews. The selected candidate must pass pre-employment medical and security investigations before beginning work. The initial appointment period is one year, subject to renewal. Normally, candidates for employment are hired at the first step of the designated pay grade. In some instances, candidates may be hired at a higher step when exceptional qualifications or previous governmental service and pay level so warrant. The Human Resources Officer will make the decision with the concurrence of the employing section. ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA 1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and visa status in determining successful candidacy. 2. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. 3. Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply. 4. Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment. 5. Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule. HOW TO APPLY Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application: 1. Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174); or 2. A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1-24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicants work experience attached as a separate sheet; or 3. A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see section 3A below for more information); plus 4. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application. 5. Any other documentation (e.g. essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above. 3A. If an applicant is submitting a resume or curriculum vitae, s/he must provide the following information equal to what is found on the UAE. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. A. Position Title B. Position Grade C. Vacancy Announcement Number (if known) D. Dates Available for work E. First, Middle, & Last Names as well as any other names used F. Date and Place of Birth G. Current Address, Day, Evening, and Cell phone numbers H. U.S. Citizenship Status (Yes or No) & status of permanent U.S. Resident (Yes or No; If yes, provide number) I. U.S. Social Security Number and/or Identification No. J. Eligibility to work in the country (Yes or No) K. Special Accommodations the Mission needs to provide L. If applying for position that includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, Driver's License Class/Type M. Days available to work N. List any relatives or members of your household that work for the U.S. Government (include their name, Relationship, & Agency, Position, Location) O. U.S. Eligible Family Member and Veterans Hiring Preference P. Education Q. License, Skills, Training, Membership, & Recognition R. Language Skills S. Work Experience T. Reference SUBMIT APPLICATION TO Human Resources Office Plot 1577 Nsambya Road P. O. Box 7007, Kampala Telephone: 0414-259-791/5 By Fax: 0414-341-863 Or by e-mail: KampalaHR@state.gov Deadline: May 23, 2012

Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda- Liaison Officer

Job Title: Community Liaison Officer (CLO); FP-06 Vacancy announcement U. S. Mission, Uganda VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Number: 028/2012 Date: 05/10/2012 OPEN TO: U.S. Citizen EFMs only – All Agencies POSITION: Community Liaison Officer (CLO); FP-06 OPENING DATE: May 10, 2012 CLOSING DATE: May 23, 2012 WORK HOURS: Part Time, 32 hours/week SECURITY CLEARANCE: Must be able to obtain a Top SECRET SECURITY CLEARANCE. U.S. CITIZEN ELIGIBLE FAMILY MEMBERS, AS DEFINED BELOW OF U.S. GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES ASSIGNED TO THE MISSION UNDER THE CHIEF OF MISSION AUTHORITY ARE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION. "The American Embassy is seeking an individual for the position of Community Liaison Officer (CLO)." BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION The Community Liaison program provides support to U.S. government and family members who are assigned to American embassies and consulates abroad working with community members to maintain high morale through orientation activities, cultural and recreational programs, and dissemination of information, counseling and referral, along with security, education, and employment for family members. The CLO reports directly to the Management Officer. The duties of CLO are defined in eight areas of responsibility: employment liaison, crisis management and security liaison, education liaison, information and resource management, guidance and referral, welcoming and orientation, community liaison, and events planning. S/he develops and manages program plans across these eight areas, which are client driven, and responsive to specific Post needs. A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on http://kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. 1. Education required: a) Hold Masters Degree or higher degree; or b) Hold a B.A. degree and have one year of work experience which demonstrates the ability to do the job; or c) Have five years of full time work experience which demonstrates the ability to do the job; or d) Have a combination of full time work experience which demonstrates the ability to do the job and education beyond high school totaling to five years is required. 2. Work Experience required: Two years’ work experience in an office environment is required. 3. Language required: Level IV English speaking and writing ability is required. 4. Knowledge required: Knowledge/understanding of FLO reference guidelines, organization functions, personnel and practices of agency mission in which employed is required. 5. Skills and Abilities: Must have standard level keyboard and computer skills on all Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, Power Point). Must be able to organize their routine work and maintain established office procedures with minimum supervision are required. SELECTION PROCESS After an initial application screening, applicants will be invited to a testing process that may include a written examination and oral interviews. The selected candidate must pass pre-employment medical and security investigations before beginning work. The initial appointment period is one year, subject to renewal. Normally, candidates for employment are hired at the first step of the designated pay grade. In some instances, candidates may be hired at a higher step when exceptional qualifications or previous governmental service and pay level so warrant. The Human Resources Officer will make the decision with the concurrence of the employing section. ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA 1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and visa status in determining successful candidacy. 2. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. 3. Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply. 4. Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment. 5. Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule. HOW TO APPLY Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application: 1. Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174); or 2. A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1-24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicants work experience attached as a separate sheet; or 3. A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see section 3A below for more information); plus 4. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application. 5. Any other documentation (e.g. essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above. 3A. If an applicant is submitting a resume or curriculum vitae, s/he must provide the following information equal to what is found on the UAE. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. A. Position Title B. Position Grade C. Vacancy Announcement Number (if known) D. Dates Available for work E. First, Middle, & Last Names as well as any other names used F. Date and Place of Birth G. Current Address, Day, Evening, and Cell phone numbers H. U.S. Citizenship Status (Yes or No) & status of permanent U.S. Resident (Yes or No; If yes, provide number) I. U.S. Social Security Number and/or Identification No. J. Eligibility to work in the country (Yes or No) K. Special Accommodations the Mission needs to provide L. If applying for position that includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, Driver's License Class/Type M. Days available to work N. List any relatives or members of your household that work for the U.S. Government (include their name, Relationship, & Agency, Position, Location) O. U.S. Eligible Family Member and Veterans Hiring Preference P. Education Q. License, Skills, Training, Membership, & Recognition R. Language Skills S. Work Experience T. Reference SUBMIT APPLICATION TO Human Resources Office Plot 1577 Nsambya Road P. O. Box 7007, Kampala Telephone: 0414-259-791/5 By Fax: 0414-341-863 Or by e-mail: KampalaHR@state.gov Deadline: 23rd May 2012

Jobs at National Social Security Fund (NSSF) in Uganda

Job Title: Head of Human Resources Reports to: Deputy Managing Director Main Purpose As a key member of the management team, the job holder will be responsible for lading and managing the Human Resource function of the Fund from both an operational and strategic perspective Major Activities of the Job • Responsible for senior level decision making and strategic direction of the Fund. This will include developing HR strategy and workforce planning • Develop, review and implement HR approved policies and procedures in line with the HR best practices • Preparation of hr management information reports to the management and board • Develop initiatives that will ensure a conducive environment for staff motivation and high productivity Qualifications: • A bachelors degree in Human Resource Management, social sciences, or any other related field • Post graduate diploma or a professional qualification in human resource Management Experience: Minimum of 7 years experience with 3 years of HR experience at senior management level in a relatively large organization Competencies: The individual must; • Be able to think creatively and strategically • Have excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills • Planning and organization skills • Excellent people management skills How to Apply: Interested individuals should send their applications with copies of their academic and professional qualifications addressed to the deputy managing Director, P.O Box 7140 Kampala or hand delivered to the head Office, Workers House plot 1, Pilkington Road at the reception 14th floor Deadline: May 18th 2012

Logistics Officer Jobs at Management Sciences for Health in Uganda

JOB TITLE : Logistics Officer - Quantification & Procurement Planning REPORTS TO : Coordinator, Quantifications and Procurement Planning LOCATION : Ministry of Health, Kampala Overall Responsibility: The Logistics Officer – QPP will support the Quantification and Procurement Planning (QPP) Unit Coordinator and the Pharmacy Division to carry out data management, quantifications and procurement planning. He/She works closely with Ministry of Health (MoH)Pharmacy Division, technical assistance staff, MoH technical programs, NMS, JMS, IP and other stakeholders to collect, synthesise and input data into quantifications, procurement planning and overall development on Procurement and supply management plans. This position is primarily focused on strengthening logistics systems and provides a link between MoH and stakeholders and to facilitate harmonization within the various supply chains. Specific Responsibilities: 1. Support the QPPU Coordinator in quantifications and periodic review of national requirements of medicines and health supplies and PSM plans 2. Carry out data collection for quantifications and procurement planning from different sources including but not limited to central medical stores, MoH divisions and programs, funding agencies/development partners and implementing partners. 3. Analyse and input data into national quantifications, procurement plans and gaps analyses 4. Periodically review consumption trends to inform national projections and needs estimations for medicines and other health products 5. Carry out sentinel sites surveillance to monitor utilisation and issues data for key commodities for malaria, HIV/AIDS, TB and laboratory. 6. Prepare regular supply chain situational analysis reports and briefs to MoH and stakeholders for commodities for malaria, laboratory, HIV/AIDS, TB and the tracer medicines 7. Support Ministry of Health programs in their logistics planning and management roles 8. Prepare periodical reports as may be required 9. Any other duty that may be assigned from time to time as need arises. Qualifications: · Professional degree in a health area; such as pharmacy, medicine, public health, laboratory sciences, nursing · Work experience in pharmaceutical supply management, quantification and procurement · At least 5 years of experience in quantification for essential medicines and health supplies · Skills in data management is essential · Work experience with medicines logistics/ inventory management information systems · Working experience in Uganda with knowledge, comprehensive understanding of the Uganda public health system · Willingness to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities and shifting deadlines · Strong teamwork and team-building skills How to Apply: All applications should be addressed to: The Human Resources Partner – MSH, Plot 15 Princess Ann Drive Bugolobi, P O Box 71419, Kampala Email: HRUG@msh.org Deadline for submission: 28th May 2012. We thank all applicants for their interest, but can only acknowledge shortlisted candidates. Deadline: 28th May 2012

Jobs at Management Sciences for Health in Uganda- Coordinator

Job TITLE: Coordinator, Quantification & Procurement Planning Unit REPORTS TO: Assistant Commissioner Health Services, Pharmacy Division; Logistics Coordinator, SURE LOCATION: Ministry of Health, Kampala Overall Responsibility: The Quantification & Procurement Planning Unit (QPPU) is a central hub for coordination and information sharing on financing, quantification, procurement planning and commodity availability for medicines, laboratory and health supplies. The QPPU Coordinator is a SURE staff working closely with the Pharmacy Division of the Ministry of Health to support the efficient operation of the QPPU. He/she will be responsible for providing technical oversite to the Ministry of Health technical programs in quantification and procurement planning. The QPPU coordinator will also be programmatically supervised by the Logistics Coordinator –Programs Support in SURE Program. He/She works closely with SURE staff, Ministry of Health Pharmacy Division and technical programs, NMS, JMS, IP and other stakeholders to provide technical assistance in ensuring the harmonization and coordination of Essential Medicines and Health Supplies (EMHS) procurement planning and quantification as well as programmatic stock status monitoring. This technical assistance is primarily focused on strengthening logistics systems and provide a link between MOH and stakeholders and facilitate harmonization within the various supply chains. He/She will identify and disseminate strategic logistics information to enable effective supply planning. He/She is responsible for coordinating quantification of national requirements, tracking commitments and the financial and commodity gap. Specific Responsibilities: 1. Coordinate the Pharmacy Division, Ministry of Health programs (ACP, NMCP, NTLP, CPHL, NMS), development partners and SURE program staff to quantify and periodically review national requirements of medicines and health supplies, including participating in development of GFATM proposals and PSM plans. 2. Support Ministry of Health programs to secure commitments of development partners and Government of Uganda against developed national quantifications, and continuously monitor the funding and commodity gap 3. Develop annual procurement plans based on commitments to national quantifications, periodically review progress made on commitments and regularly update the Ministry of Health three year rolling procurement plan 4. Work with NMS, JMS, GF procurement agent and development partners to monitor the procurement pipeline and provide regular updates to stakeholders on the country’s stock situation 5. Standardize and further develop data collection methodology and tools for quantification and procurement and procurement planning 6. Support Ministry of Health programs in their logistics planning and management roles as required 7. Periodically monitor and evaluate the utilization of the QPPU in quantification and procurement planning of key EMHS 8. Design and implement impact assessment for the QPPU 9. Prepare periodical reports as required by the SURE program, Pharmacy Division, Ministry of Health programs and development partners 10. Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time as need arises. Qualifications: · Professional degree in a health area; such as pharmacy, medicine, public health; pharmacist preferred · Work experience in providing pharmaceutical management technical assistance especially in the area of supply chain management, quantification and procurement · At least 5 years of experience in quantification for essential medicines and health supplies at national level · Demonstrated analytical skills with computerized packages including Microsoft office packages such as MS Excel · Work experience with medicines logistics/ inventory management information systems · Working experience in Uganda with knowledge, comprehensive understanding of the Uganda public health system, and previous experience with USAID supported programs is an added advantage · Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other stakeholders in developing creative and strategic solutions to achieve common goals · Willingness to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities and shifting deadlines · Demonstrated strong organizational, administrative, communications and reporting skills · Strong teamwork and team-building skills · Excellent English skills required, including ability to write lucid technical reports and documents. How to Apply: All applications should be addressed to: The Human Resources Partner – MSH, Plot 15 Princess Ann Drive Bugolobi, P O Box 71419, Kampala Email: HRUG@msh.org Deadline for submission: 28th May 2012. We thank all applicants for their interest, but can only acknowledge shortlisted candidates. Deadline: 28th May 2012

Jobs at Management Sciences for Health in Uganda- M&E Specialist

Job TITLE: Pharmaceutical Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist Job title: Pharmaceutical Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist – Secondment Location: Ministry of Health, Pharmacy Division, Kampala Reports To: MOH - Assistant Commissioner for Health Services - Pharmacy Division SURE - Chief of Party Overall Responsibility: The M&E Specialist will be responsible for establishing a pharmaceutical sector monitoring and evaluation framework and for regularly updating the Pharmacy Division on the status of implementation and the outcomes from the various pharmaceutical interventions being implemented and supported by both GoU and its partners. He/she will work with the technical team members at pharmacy division, NDA, NMS, SURE and other key partners to develop appropriate where necessary and align where available indicators, targets and methods for collecting information on support activities and performance, and assist with analysis for evidence-based decision making for sector improvements. Specific Duties and Responsibilities Assess information needs with support from pharmacy division managers and other stakeholders to determine key issues and requirements of the required M&E system. Establishment and implementation of the pharmaceutical sector monitoring and evaluation framework Provide technical guidance, in the design of the Pharmaceutical M&E system including design of data collection tools, collection of data from the field, and data management activities. Monitor performance and achievements done by Pharmacy Division in line with annual plans, NSSP, and NDP. Prepare periodic reports required by the Pharmacy Division and other stakeholders that support effective decision making. Prepare bi-monthly stock status reports. Support the office of the Assistant Commissioner Health Services (Pharmacy) in the Coordination of Pharmaceutical M&E activities in the Ministry of Health, development partners, implementing partners and Private Not for Profit (PNFP) sector stakeholders. Identify resource needs to continuously improve and strengthen the performance of the sector. Work collaboratively with the partners, especially Logistics teams to establish performance monitoring plans for program commodity supply-chains for MoH programs including ACP, NMCP, RH, NTLP and CPHL). Integrate program reports into the sector report, explain trends and discuss possible interventions with relevant managers at Pharmacy division and persons responsible for logistics technical assistance at the program. Qualifications Masters degree in public health, pharmacy, health services research or related field. At least 5 years experience in M&E of health related field. Familiarity with supply chain concepts and pharmaceutical/logistic indicators. Experience with Ministry of Health procedures and practices is an added advantage. Strong computer skills and understanding of statistical analysis software including the Excel programme. Capacity building/training experience is useful. Excellent written and oral communications skills with the ability to make presentations. Ability to effectively write/edit reports. Ability to multi-task and effectively motivate team How to Apply: All applications should be addressed to: The Human Resources Partner – MSH, Plot 15 Princess Ann Drive Bugolobi, P O Box 71419, Kampala Email: HRUG@msh.org Deadline for submission: 28th May 2012. We thank all applicants for their interest, but can only acknowledge shortlisted candidates. Deadline: 28th May 2012

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