Malaria Program Officer

at Palladium Group
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted June 21, 2022
Category Healthcare
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Support the dissemination, operationalization, and implementation of the National Community Health Strategy and Health promotion handbook in the district to ensure buy-in and adoption.
Provide effective support to all donor visits relating to both project planning, delivery, and review
Provide leadership in working with the districts to ensure the coordination of partners to build synergies and collaboration and represent UHSS in all key meetings within the districts
Performing any other duties as assigned by the team leader.
Key competencies required

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as public health, health system management, nursing, environmental health, monitoring, and evaluation, or related field
At least five years’ work experience in Malaria program management at the district and community level
Demonstrated technical competence and experience in malaria programming, and community engagement particularly working with VHTS, working with district health authorities, local communities, and communities-based organizations
Experience in using DHIS2 is highly desirable and monitoring and evaluation ideally in malaria projects
Excellent knowledge in the use of data management and analysis software such as Excel
Demonstrated excellent oral and written communications skills, including report writing, work schedules, budgets, and other related documents
Proven ability to work collaboratively with districts, sub-counties, health facilities, and communities to advance the development of health objectives
Excellent interpersonal skills and experience writing and making presentations in English
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We welcome applications from all sections of society and actively encourage diversity to drive innovation, creativity, success, and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce; and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment regardless of their background or personal characteristics. These include (but are not limited to) socio-economic background, age, race, gender identity, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, veteran, marital or indigenous status.

Should you require any adjustments or accommodations to be made due to a disability or you are a neuro-divergent individual or any other circumstances please email our team at [email protected]

Safeguarding- We define safeguarding as “the preventive action taken by the Palladium to protect our people, client and communities we work with from harm”. We are committed to ensuring that all children and adults who come into contact with Palladium are treated with respect and are free from abuse. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced selection of processes including safeguarding-focused interviews and a rigorous due diligence process.

Deadline for applications: send your application before close of business 5:00PM on the 24th June 2022

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