4 Technical Officer Job Opportunities – Jhpiego

Job Title:          Technical
Officer (4 Job Opportunities)
Organization:
Jhpiego
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reporting to: The
Senior Technical Advisor
About US:
Jhpiego is an international, non-profit health organization
affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University. For 40 years and in over 155
countries, Jhpiego has worked to prevent the needless deaths of women and their
families. Jhpiego works with health experts, governments, and community leaders
to provide high-quality health care for people around the world. Jhpiego
develops strategies to help countries care for themselves by training competent
health care workers, strengthening health systems, and improving delivery of
care.
Job Summary: The
Technical Officer will be responsible for providing technical and
implementation support to all project activities in the respective project
districts of operation.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       
S/he will ensure the technical quality of all
activities in support of the projects overall goal, through regular liaison
with and supervision from the Regional Referral Hospitals.
·       
S/he will also provide ongoing technical support
to the district health teams and other partners and stakeholders as relevant to
the project scope and in accordance with its approach to understanding and
influencing positive change in quality of care.
·       
S/he will also be responsible for the capacity
building function, which involves working closely with the project’s partners,
Including the district health teams, health workers and regional referral
hospital staff. This position is open to Ugandan nationals only. This position
is contingent upon award by the donor. .



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree
in a Health related field including Public Health, Community Health, Nursing or
equivalent. A strong background in nursing is strongly recommended.
·       
A post graduate degree/diploma in Public Health
or an equivalent will be an added advantage. At least 3 years’ work experience
in similar field and/or experience working on a UN agency funded project
·       
Experience in capacity building/ transferring of
knowledge and skills
·       
Strong knowledge in Gender & Youth
programming is important
·       
Thorough understanding of high impact RMNCAHN
HIV/AIDS interventions
·       
Familiarity with the strategies and guidelines
of the RMNCAH sharpened plan/investment case
·       
Competency in computer applications (word,
excel, power point)
·       
Excellent communication skills, with strong
leadership skills and a supportive management style
·       
Excellent diplomacy and stakeholder liaison
skills, and experience in working in partnerships to deliver programmes
How to Apply:
All candidates should apply online at the link below.
 Deadline: 18th March 2020

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