Several Maternal Neonatal Officer NGO Jobs – Doctors with Africa CUAMM

Organization: Doctors with
Africa CUAMM
Duty Station: Uganda
Code: MN
About US:
Doctors with Africa CUAMM is implementing a program – Mothers and
Children First: the first 1.000 days (2017-2022) in Oyam district in Uganda; as
part of this, a new 3 year project – Improving Maternal, Perinatal and Newborn
Health and Reducing Mortality in Oyam District, Uganda funded by Comic
Relief/Women and Children First UK is due to start.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • The Maternal Neonatal Officer will support
    the health systems in strengthening activities, including provision of
    training and intensive support to health centre staff (especially
    midwifes) in the management of labour and emergencies in labour including
    new born care for sick and healthy neonates.
  • Support community-based activities
    including provision of training and intensive field support to: local
    facilitators to establish and guide community-based
  • Participatory Learning and Action (PLA)
    groups and VHTs activities.
  • Build networks with sub-county level authorities
    to support advocacy, lobbying and dissemination of learning and promote
    sustainability.
  • Keenly monitor all project community and
    facility based activities to provide timely inputs into project reporting.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a
    Diploma in Midwifery or better Bachelor’s degree in Midwifery, Bsc Nursing
    as a top up to diploma in midwifery, with solid clinical competencies and
    health centre management experience.
  • Previous experience in facility and
    community-based health programming and activity implementation.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and with
    confidence.
  • Computer knowledge.
  • Motorcycle riding permit will be an asset.
  • Spoken Luo language skills
How to Apply:
All candidates should send their application cover letters and CVs Only
with telephone contacts and contactable referees addressed to: The Human
Resource Officer, Doctors with Africa CUAMM, P. O. Box 7214 Kampala or Aber
Hospital CUAMM Office, Email uganda@cuamm.org
Email applications must have the strictly the following subject:
X251017CMR and the Code for the position staff cadre e.g. applications for
Maternal Neonatal Officer should have the Email heading as X251017CMR.MN,
otherwise the system will not filter them. Emails and attachments must not
exceed 3MB otherwise they will be rejected by server. Hard copies can also be
delivered to the CUAMM Country Office in Kansanga.
Deadline: 6th October
2017 by 5:00pm

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