Mildmay NGO Careers – Project Officer -Detect Child TB Project

Organization: Mildmay
Uganda (MUg)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Project Coordinator-Detect
Child TB Project
About Mildmay:
Mildmay Uganda (MUg) is a
Faith- based local Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) offering Comprehensive
HIV Care & treatment, Training, Research & General Medical Services;
also providing Health Systems Strengthening to scale up comprehensive HIV/AIDS
Services in 16 districts of Central Uganda.
Job Summary: The Project
Officer – Detect Child TB Project will be responsible for coordinating and
offering technical support within the assigned region so as to strengthen
district and community level health care delivery to improve childhood TB case
finding, treatment and prevention
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Work
    in liaison with NTLP (National TB and Leprosy programme), the Union, MUG
    HSS and training teams
  • Coordinate
    capacity improvement in Child TB management at district and health
    facility levels in the designated district.
  • Work
    in liaison with the district structures, and other stakeholders to scale
    up coverage of quality Child TB services through functional coordinated
    linkages and partnerships in the districts.
  • Plan
    and Coordinate Team activities in a manner that enhances optimal
    performance
  • Promote
    quality management in supported district health facilities through implementing
    and emphasising continuous quality improvement practices for improved paediatric
    TB service delivery
  • Compile
    and send periodic performance reports, manage feedback to the assigned
    district to support timely project progress reporting by the organisation
    to its various stakeholders.
  • Appropriately
    utilize and account for the assigned organisational funds so as to ensure
  • implementation
    of the project activities
  • Perform
    any other tasks as may be assigned by your Supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicants should hold bachelor’s degrees in Medicine & Surgery- MBChB
    with a valid APL. Possession of a Master’s degree in Public Health or
    similar will be and added advantage.
  • The
    ideal candidate will have three years’ experience in clinical practice/
    community health work; two years’ experience in project implementation;
  • Working
    knowledge of diagnosis and management of childhood Tuberculosis and
    Knowledge of Ministry of Health systems/district health service delivery
  • Ability
    to work under pressure; and in sympathy with the Christian values of
    Mildmay Uganda.
  • Excellent
    communication and interpersonal skills, Proficiency in various Microsoft
    office packages and working knowledge of English and local language(s) are
    crucial.
  • Evidence
    of a non-judgemental approach regarding race, religion, culture, sexuality
    and lifestyle is critical.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their interest to The Human Resource Manager
at Mildmay Uganda, Entebbe Road, Lweza, Kampala, Uganda  at hr@mildmay.or.ug clearly indicating in the
subject of the email, the position applied for or through P.O. Box 24985,
Kampala. Certified copies of academic transcripts, a full CV indicating current
salary and other benefits should be provided, and two professional referees
(one of which should be a former employer).
Deadline: 9th February, 2015

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