Emergency Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) District Officer NGO Jobs – GOAL

Organization: GOAL
Duty Station: 
Arua, Uganda
Job Summary: GOAL
is seeking a dynamic individual to join this exciting and challenging project.
The EVD District Officer will be involved in the day to day implementation of
the EVD project in collaboration with the EVD Coordinator. They will manage the
implementation of the EVD project, including the monitoring and regular
collection of data in support of project oversight and learning and in
alignment with the results framework. The incumbent will work closely with the
Ministry of Health (MoH) and District authorities to support the implementation
and work in close coordination with the District Task Force (DTF) and key
stakeholders within the district. We are looking for someone who is a
self-starter, can work independently and promotes inclusive community participation.
You will need to be comfortable engaging with and communicating to people at
different levels of authority ensuring understanding and buy-in throughout the
project period. You will have a Health inclined background, public health or a
related discipline, and be knowledgeable in project management cycles, report
writing, and have good interpersonal skills.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
In collaboration
with the MoH and other stakeholders work towards achieving the overall project
objective through a process as follows:
collaboration with the EVD Project Coordinator (GOAL) and stakeholders lead the
design of an appropriate  EVD project
that address the IPC gaps in the EVD preparedness in Aura district, including
the development of a clear results framework.  
the implementation of the IPC project, developing work-plans and organising
regular stakeholders meetings.
the monitoring and data capture for the project working with the MEAL team, to
ensure information is accurate and used to inform adaptations to the
project  and respond to the results
and actively participate in GOALs sector specific Aura coordination forums,
including the Case management and IPC pillar sub-committees, regular health
forums and Division level meetings
with GOAL EVD Coordinator to assist in developing strategic projections and
action plans, prioritize training needs on EVD preparedness, and deploy as
needed to support IPC if project is cascaded to other areas. This might include
at times deployments to emerging missions
a weekly report to the EVD Coordinator on the implementation and progress of
the project
the EVD Coordinator in a process for dynamic partnerships and collaboration of
stakeholders involved the public health response i.e. the process of partner
mapping, regularly maintain and update key contact lists
and sign to GOAL’s PSEA Policy and Code of Conduct
him/herself in the community s/he will be working, respecting community values,
cultural beliefs
from all illegal practices such as impersonation, theft, sexual harassment,
child abuse etc.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
The applicant
should hold an Msc/Degree in Public Health or any other health inclined
discipline, with not less than 2 years post qualification experience
At least
two years previous experience with an international agency in
humanitarian/development programmes in a health related position
interpersonal, motivational and people and process management skills
in behavioural change and participatory approaches
solving skills and approach will be essential, with facilitation and training
skills an added advantage
analytical skills including collection, analysis, reporting, and applying of
programme data
Good IT
and report writing skills
in liaising with government officials, communities and other local partners;
experience with donors and other international agencies an advantage
response experience would be an advantage
and willingness to deploy for short missions as may arise
will be required to sign and abide by GOAL’s safeguarding and code of conduct
policies and guidelines
 NB: GOAL is an equal opportunity
employer. GOAL is committed to the safety and protection of children in our
care from intentional and unintentional harm. Candidates will therefore be
expected to comply with GOAL Uganda’s child protection policy.
How to Apply:
applicants who meet the requirements should submit their applications by email
with at least 4 reference contacts (3 from the last three employers, and 1
character reference), and daytime contact number to; The Human Resource
Manager, GOAL Uganda: recruitment@ug.goal.ie 
indicating the title ‘Emergency Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) District
Officer” in the subject line.  PLEASE DO
Deadline: 20th August 2019
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