Earn over 137m as Public Health Specialist (Branch Deputy) at United States US Embassy / Mission

Organisation: United
States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Salary Grade: UGX
137,483,245 /=
Announcement Number: Kampala-2019-32
About US Embassy:
The United States
Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for
over 30 years.  Ambassador Deborah R. Malac currently heads the U.S
Mission to Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and
organizations all working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the
direction of the Ambassador.
Among the offices
operating under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:
  • United States Agency for International
    Development (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace Corps
Job Summary:   The Public
Health Specialist (Branch Deputy) (Strategic Information Deputy Branch) serves
as deputy and senior public health technical advisor to the Strategic
Information Team Lead.  Job holder shares
oversight responsibilities for the development and implementation of public
health-related technical program activities and has direct responsibility for
day-to-day coordination of branch administrative management activities that
implement or support Strategic Information, HMIS and Monitoring and Evaluation
activities under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
program.  Duties and responsibilities
include program planning and development, supervision of activity/branch staff,
and grants, contracts and cooperative agreement oversight. Incumbent works
closely with his/her supervisor to ensure that all office/branch activities
contribute to measurable results that are in accordance with agency
regulations, PEPFAR strategic objectives, international ethical guidelines and
standards for public health care. The Position reports to the Strategic
Information Branch Chief.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed
below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
  • The applicants for the United States US Embassy Public Health
    Specialist (Branch Deputy) (Strategic Information Deputy Branch) job
    opportunity should hold a Master’s degree in statistics or social sciences
    such as public health, epidemiology, sociology, economics, program
    evaluation, research, disaster management is required.
  • A minimum of five years progressively responsible public health
    experience in public health service-delivery projects within an HIV/AIDS intervention
    framework is required, including experience with business intelligence
    software; an additional two years managerial responsibility with multiple
    staffing reporting is required.
  • The incumbent must possess comprehensive knowledge of the SI branch
    programs, policies, regulations, protocols and ethical considerations
    applicable to the development and administration of national or
    international HIV/AIDS public health programs. 
  • The job holder must have a detailed understanding of the President’s
    Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and a good working knowledge of
    U.S. Government public health programs and strategies.
  • A detailed working knowledge of host government and international
    public health systems is required. 
  • A detailed technical working knowledge of administrative, budgeting
    and fiscal management systems in support of funding mechanisms such as
    contracts, cooperative agreements, grants, and purchase requisitions is
    required. 
  • Broad working knowledge and understanding of host-country HIV
    epidemic and a general understanding of other infectious diseases in the
    region is required.
  • Experience in developing and/or using data visualization tools is
    required.
  • The ability to supervise staff with tact in a busy office
    environment, excellent people and communication skills.  
  • Ability to lift office supplies or equipment 5-10 pounds
  • Excellent Customer service
  • Ability to multi-task, Ability to manage an office budget,
  • Ability to coordinate with others. 
  • Advanced computer skills and Level II (more than 40 words/ per
    minute) typing skills.
  • Language:  Level IV fluency in
    speaking/reading/writing English is required
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the United States Embassy
in Kampala are encouraged to Apply Online at the link below.
Deadline: 23rd July 2019
The US Mission in
Kampala provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in
employment to all people without regard to race, color religion, sex, national
origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual
orientation.  The Department of State also strives to achieve equal
employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity
enhancement programs.
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