2 Doctor NGO Job Vacancies – Save the Children International




Job Title:           Doctor (2 Job Vacancies)
Organisation: Save the
Children International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Clinical Leader
About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for
children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has
been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a
Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection,
development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the
way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in
their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our
Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice for
and of children, and by achieving results at scale.  In Uganda, we implement programmes in six
thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance,
Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in
development and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over
36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of
Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 240
persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them
fulfil their potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through
our work around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.
Job Summary: The Doctor will
be responsible for providing primary healthcare consultations in the
clinics.  S/he will maintain accurate
patient and Save the Children records as well as provide input to the
organisation’s reports.  S/he will
participate in the smooth functioning of the clinic. The role holder will be
expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working
hours accordingly.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Save the
    Children Doctor job opportunity should hold a University degree in
    Medicine from a recognized institution and completion of training as
    Medical Doctor, GP, and/or Emergency Physician.
  • Registered doctor with relevant
    professional authority.
  • Previous experience of NGO work in public
    health humanitarian settings.
  • Prior exposure and experience in primary
    health care, general practice.
  • Management experience supervising medical
    teams.
  • Experience in pediatrics, obstetrics,
    cholera response and mass vaccination response.
  • Past exposure and experience of working
    with local partners and District Local Government in Child Rights
    Governance, Health, Nutrition, Education, HIV/AIDS or Child Protection is
    an added advantage.
  • Excellent analytical skills and strategic
    planning abilities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain
    conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a
    team.
  • Computer literacy and excellent
    documentation skills are a must.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and
    ability to work well in an international environment with people from
    diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Ability to intervene with crisis
    management or troubleshooting as necessary.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and
    communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
  • Excellent time management and planning
    capacity.
  • Availability and willingness to work extra
    hours during times of humanitarian responses.
  • Willingness to travel and work in
    hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to send a copy of
their updated CVs with a cover letter (attached as one document) indicating
three referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors to:
uganda.recruitment@savethechildren.org
NB:
  • Testimonials/certificates should not be
    attached to applications
  • Hand delivered applications will not be
    accepted and are therefore not considered during the shortlisting process.
Deadline: 10th
February 2017 by Midnight
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