Maternal Child Health Officer – Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG)


Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG) is a Company
Limited by Guarantee, whose vision is Vision is “A good life for all Ugandans”.
We envision a Ugandan society with good life, when products and services in
Reproductive Health, HIV, Malaria and Child Health are accessible, affordable
and effectively utilized by all those in need. Our Mission is “To improve the
quality of life of Ugandans, through the provision of superior and affordable
health care solutions.” Our Core Values are; Integrity, Transparency,
Accountability, Teamwork, Excellence, Flexibility, and Equity.
UHMG is currently expanding and is seeking a dynamic
qualified individual to fill the following position as part of its team.
POSITION: MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH OFFICER (1
POST)
DUTY STATION: UHMG HEAD OFFICE – KAMPALA
REPORTS TO : MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH MANAGER
Job Summary:
The primary responsibility of this position is to improve
accessibility of professional quality maternal and child health services
through the private health sector facilities. On the other hand, UHMG is aiming
at improving behavioral practices at a household level so as to prevent
situations that threaten the health of both the mother and the child.
This position requires an innovative person with specific
hands on knowledge and skills in planning, designing, implementing and
monitoring maternal and child health programs especially in prevention
activities, with an understanding of social cultural and economic issues
related to maternal child health. The person should be results-driven, able to
deliver on set targets, with networking capabilities, and able to manage
competing priorities.
Essential Job Functions:
The MCH Officer will be specifically responsible for the
following tasks:-  . –
  • Build
    the capacity of Good life clinics to offer quality MCH services.
  • Amend
    existing MOUs with selected GLCs and orient owners/ In-charges on
    2011/2012 UHMG work plan.
  • Conduct
    MCH trainings for service providers from selected Good life clinics (IMCI,
    Goal oriented ANC and basic (EMOC)
  • Procure
    and distribute MCH basic equipment and supplies to selected Good life
    clinics.
  • Procure
    and distribute MCH data collection tools for the Good life clinics.
  • Guide
    and mentor the providers in selected Good life clinics to implement the
    integrated package of MCH services through continuous on-site support
    supervision using nationally approved guidelines and policies.
  • Stock
    the Good life clinics with UHMG promoted health products.
  • Regular
    monitoring, documentation and timely reporting of progress both at the
    health facility and community level using appropriate reporting tools.
Minimum Requirements:
  • A
    bachelor’s degree in Public health or Social sciences;
  • A
    medical background by training or through work exposure is an added
    advantage;
  • Excellent
    knowledge and sound understanding of current issues and developments in
    the field of Maternal health, Family planning and Child health.
  • Good
    report writing and presentation skills coupled with good knowledge of Ms.
    Office programs including Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
  • At
    least 3 years experience working in Reproductive Health or Maternal and
    Child health programming.
  • Experience
    in working with National and community MCH intervention programs;
  • Specific
    hands- on knowledge and skills in Planning, designing, implementing and
    monitoring maternal and child health programs especially in prevention
    approaches.
  • Should
    be flexible, team players, innovative, with proposal writing skills.
  • Able
    to work with a multi­cultural environment within the organisation.
How to apply:
Send or deliver your CV, copies of certificates and cover
letter clearly indicating position applied for on the “top left- hand side
of the envelope”
to: The Human Resources & Administration Manager,
Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG) Plot 20-21,27-28, Martyrs Crescent,
Ntinda, or to P. 0. Box 4553, Kampala.
Application deadline: 4:30pm on 12th March 2012
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
please deliver your applications to the UHMG RECEPTION.

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