Global Fund Jobs – Field Coordinator- District Capacity Building Program at MakSPH

Organization: Makerere
University School of Public Health (MakSPH) 
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
University School of Public Health (MakSPH) in conjunction with the Ministry of
Health (MoH) with support from the US Centres for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC) is implementing a capacity building program for district and
regional health managers to equip them with knowledge and skills to effectively
accelerate health services performance at district level.
About Global Fund Program:
The aim of
District Capacity Building Program is to improve health services delivery
through improved leadership and management. The program specifically targets
District Health Teams, Regional Performance Monitoring Teams (RPMTs), and managers
of Regional Referral Hospitals (RRH). The training is work-based and modular in
nature, and trainees spend approx 20% of their time in class learning the basic
tenets of governance, leadership and management, and 80% in the field applying
what they leamt and implementing selected projects with support from mentors. MakSPH
has received funds from The Global Fund to support the rapid scale up of the
District Capacity Building Program and would like to recruit a Field
Coordinator to beef up the implementation team.
Job Summary:  The Field Coordinator for the District
Capacity Building Program will be responsible for coordinating, consolidating,
and ensuring smooth implementation of field activities related to the District
Capacity Building program.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Oversee the implementation of field activities
related to the District Capacity Building Program working closely with central
Ministry of Health, national and regional core teams, district- based
implementing partners, mentors and respective district health offices
Carry out on-site support supervision to trained
teams at district level and offer technical support to national and regional
core teams
Support the development of training curricula,
materials and supporting tools for the District Capacity building program
Offer technical support to trainees to develop and
refine concept papers and proposals on priority areas identified within their
places of work
Mentor and support district health teams in the
implementation of their projects, compilation and dissemination of progress
reports within the districts and other forums.
Support district capacity assessments and program
Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor
from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicants should possess a Master’s degree in
Public Health, Master of Public Health Leadership, Master of Health Services
Management, or in any other health-related fields.
A minimum of five years’ experience working in a
health- related field 2 of which should be in a similar position.
Two years’ experience in a managerial position will
be an added advantage.
The candidates with experience working with the
district local government with adequate knowledge of the Uganda health system
will be preferred.
Good management skills
Good facilitation and training skills
Interpersonal skills
Good negotiation skills
Ability to multitask
Ability to work effectively with teams.
How to Apply:
All candidates
are encouraged to send a letter expressing interest and providing a brief
education background, and research experience, personal research interests,
names of two referees, and expected date of availability. Please attach your
latest curriculum vitae. The complete application should be addressed to the
following address:
The Dean,
University School of Public Health
Mulago National
Referral Hospital Complex,
Mulago Hill
Room 215, 2nd
Floor, MakSPH Building,
P.O. Box 7072,
Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 8th November, 2015
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