Jobs at Ministry of Health in Uganda - Coordinator Laboratory Information Management System Officer

Job Title:            Coordinator Laboratory Information Management System Officer
Reports to:       head CPHL 
Job purpose:    to provide comprehensive technical, administrative and managerial support in developing and maintaining the laboratory LIMS

Key functions:
•    Designing a comprehensive laboratory information management systems
•    Coordinating the roll out of the laboratory information management systems to the various levels of the health care system
•    Identifying training needs and participate in the development/implementation of LIMS training courses
•    Participating in planning and budget for the laboratory sector
•    Monitoring and evaluation progress of the rollout of the LIMS and take appropriate actions to ensure enhance rollout
•    Supporting the use of HMIS laboratory based data and surveillance data to estimate disease burden and incidence at the district level as well as inform the quantification and forecasting of laboratory regents, supplies and commodities
•    Preparing and submitting periodic programme and activity reports to the relevant authorities

•    Must possess a bachelors degree in statistics or any other relevant degree from a recognized university/institution
•    Must have a post graduate training in health informatics or biostatistics
•    Working knowledge of Microsoft package and statistical package e.g. SPS, STATA, Epiinfo is desirable

•    At least three years relevant working experience in management health information systems at national or sub-national level
•    Demonstrated knowledge of health information management
•    Self driven with good analytical skills
•    Knowledge of public health technical issues
•    Leadership, communication, negotiation and advocacy level
•    Must have a positive altitude and high tolerance to job pressure

How to Apply:
Applications are invited for suitably qualified applicants for the above post in the Ministry of Health. Applications 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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