Project Officer – Border Health Security NGO Jobs – Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda

Job Title:    Project Officer – Border Health Security

Organisation: Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda)

Duty Station:  Uganda

 

About US:

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous not-for-profit child health and development organisation affiliated to the Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a Network of paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centres of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa and Eastern Europe.

 

Job Summary:  The Project Officer- Border Health Security is responsible for working with port health stakeholders in prevention and control of public health emergencies of international concern in the border communities.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Support development and implementation of public health emergency response plans at PoEs
  • Support implementation of cross border surveillance activities and assessments including PopCAB activities
  • Support Planning, budgeting, implementation, and performance management of BHS activities.
  • Support DHTs to conduct continuous supervision and assessment of emergency preparedness and response activities at POE, develop and implement continuous improvement plans.
  • Support planning and coordination of cross border collaborative activities including meetings and surveillance data sharing.
  • Collaborate with other agencies in BHS for effective to effect and enhance border security
  • Prepare and disseminate technical project reports.
  • Support other global health security project activities in Kasese cluster.




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Degree in a health related field including environmental health, lab services and public health with at least 3 years of work experience or Diploma in Clinical Medicine with over 5 years’ experience implementing emergency preparedness and response activities.
  • Training is Field epidemiology is an added advantage

 

NOTE:

  • Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact, three traceable professional references and certified UNEB certificates as well as certified University Transcripts
  • You must have at least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

How to Apply:

All qualified and interested candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

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Deadline: 8th June 2021

 

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