Jobs at Ministry of Health in Uganda - Senior Advisor

Job Title:    Senior Advisor Field Epidemioogy and Training Program (FETP)
Location:    Kampala
Employer:    Ministry of Health

Reports to: Commissioner Health Services National Disease Control

Job Purpose:
To lead and guide the process of institutionalizing the practice of evidence-based, decision-making in public health practice in the control of HIV AIDS, TB, Malaria and other preventable diseases

Key Functions:
•    Providing day-to-day leadership in coordinating program design and of implementation of Field Epidemiology training at the MOH.
•    Working with and coordinating other host institutions for field attachments for training
•    Participating in surveillance activities and program performance monitoring
•    Identifying priority projects and opportunities for learning through in-service training for district based public health practitioners and others engaged in clinical practice
•    Providing technical support to research initiatives in HIV&AIDS Care and Treatment Program
•    Preparing periodic reports and submission to relevant authorities

•    Must possess a Medical Degree or equivalent from a recognised university
•    Must possess a Master's Degree in Epidemiology or Public Health, from a recognised university
•    Possession of a post graduate qualification in management, project management and management would be an added advantage
•    Possession of a fellowship in HIV&AIDS is an added advantage

•    Ten (10) years as an epidemiologist at senior level

•    Exceptional planning and organisational skills
•    Communication skills both oral and written
•    Excellent analytical skills
•    Good interpersonal skills
•    Team work building

How to Apply:
Applications are invited for suitably qualified applicants for the above post in the Ministry of Health. Applicatiojns should be made in triplicate on Public Service Form 3 (PSF 3) (Revised 2008). The application forms can be downloaded from the public service Commission website.

Application Requirements:
All applications should bear the title and number of the post being applied for. Please include your telephone contact and email address on the application. Applicants should attach the following on each of the three application forms;
•    Recent pass-port size photograph
•    Detailed CV
•    Photocopies of Academic certificates and transcripts
•    Photocopies of professional registration certificates and valid practicing certificates and where applicable
•    Two recommendation letters from two of the most recent supervisors/employers
•    A photocopy of your appointment letter for your most recent position

All applications should be Hand Delivered between 8am to 5pm Monday to
Plot 20B Kawalya Kaggwa Close, Kololo
Tel: +256 414 347/ +256 312 266 194

Deadline: 02-09-2013


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