Engineer Non-profit Careers – Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Job Title:       Engineer
Organization: Management
Sciences for Health (MSH)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: ART System
strengthening and Scale up Manager
About US:
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is an international non-profit
health organization composed of nearly 2500 people from more than 74
nationalities working in over 50,countries. Our mission is to save lives and
improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing
the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Together with our
partners, we are helping managers and leaders in developing countries to create
stronger management systems that improve health services for the greatest
health impact.
Job Summary: The Engineer –
Rehabiliation and Expansion of Facility Storage will manage UHSC planned
improvement of health facility storage capacity in up to 30 selected high
volume Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) health facilities. The storage expansion
and improvement efforts will range from minor renovation to installation of
prefabricated storage space (e.g., “storage-in-a-box-SIB”) in facilities with
severely constrained space and installing store shelving. Rehabilitation and
new storage options will be done in collaboration with Ministry of Health
engineers, district engineers, and other district authorities.
Key Duties and
Support to renovation of health facility stores
Keenly review and detail rehabilitation needs
for identified health facilities stores
Develop appropriate technical drawings for
rehabilitation needs at health facilities
Get technical and environmental approvals from
the districts and ministry of health engineers for rehabilitation of health
facility stores
Develop appropriate bill of quantities for
rehabilitation needs at health facilities
Support contracting process for a firm to
undertake rehabilitation of selected high volume sites stores
Manage contracted firm(s) to ensure renovations
are executed within acceptable time, and is of high quality and within budget
Regular monitor renovation sites
Coordinate with the district and ministry of
health engineers to ensure rehabilitation works adhere to national and district
Final Inspection and approval of renovated
facility stores
Support to procurement and installation of SIB
Obtain site approval for SIB at selected
facilities from district and/ or hospital administration.
Review and obtain technical and environmental
approval for SIB from district engineers, ministry of health engineers, and
national drug authority. This is to ensure it complies with technical
requirements for a medical warehouse and meets with good warehouse and
distribution practices
Management installation of SIB at selected
health facilities
Work closely with SIB supplier to review any
cost variabilities during the cost of implementation and advise UHSC project
Work in liaison with district engineers, conduct
final inspection of installed SIB units before handover to facilities and
Assist in all other tasks found necessary
related to implementation of SIB and renovations activities
Key Result Areas:  
Support to renovation of health facility stores
Approved technical specifications for facility
stores renovations
Technical report for each completed and handed
over renovated facility store
Support to procurement and installation of storage in a box
Approved technical specifications for warehouse
in a box
Site approval for installation of SIB of
selected facilities
Technical report for each completed and handed
over SIB unit

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the Management Sciences
for Health (MSH) Engineer job opportunity should be a registered civil
engineer. Possession of a post graduate qualification in structural engineering
would be an added advantage
A minimum of eight years’ experience and
knowledge in structural design
Experience overseeing multiple construction
Previous experience in design and installation
of prefabricated structures
Previous experience with USAID would be an
Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in Microsoft
Office software, specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Must demonstrate personal attributes such as
loyalty and integrity in addition to being successful in challenging
environments and difficult situations, which is inherent in this position.
Fluency in English is required
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the
Management Sciences for Health in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to
Apply Online by clicking on the link below.

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