Enabel Intervention Manager Public Health (m/f) - Jobs in Uganda

Enabel Intervention Manager Public Health (m/f) - Jobs in Uganda


  • The project *“Roll-out the national “Results-based financing policy” (RBF) in Acholi Sub Region in Uganda*” is funded by USAID in the context of our Global Partnerships strategy.

  • Its objective is to reinforce the health system in the Acholi sub region in order to provide better health, financial protection and greater equity to the most vulnerable populations.

  • There are high expectations of all involved parties (US and Belgian government, Ministry of Health, Enabel) about the results to be delivered.

  • The focus will be put on learning and institutionalization and a complementarity will be sought with other projects in Acholi region (World Bank and USAID funded mainly).

    The Expected Major Results are

  • Increased equitable access to quality health care services at public and Private Non For Profit (PNFP) Health Facilities in the Acholi sub-region, using RBF as an entry-point;

  • Strengthened emergency referral system in the Acholi sub-region;

  • Improved capacity of Health Districts to manage the quality of care, the RBF procedures and verification functions;

  • Enhanced infrastructure for quality service delivery;

  • Learning, innovations and co-creation of a sustainable RBF approach to contribute to the conception of a robust national RBF system.

    Your Responsibilities

  • As Strategy Officer You create optimal conditions for implementing the Project within the set frameworks and in accordance with the strategy choices and decisions of the steering committee and the lead donor (USAID). Networking with all relevant development partners is required (scaling up, visibility, division of labour are important principles of action).

  • As Manager and Knowledge Manager You strategically steer the project in order to achieve the goals in accordance with set objectives and with the optimal use of available resources ;

  • As Facilitator You develop capacity of partner entities (selected health facilities, districts, regions, Planning Department MoH – RBF Unit) in order to contribute to the improvement of their organisation, processes and systems and of their staff’s competences ;

  • As People Manager You lead the team as the hierarchical supervisor and in order to have qualified and motivated staff. The staff (international and national) would be composed of approximatively 6 people (health financing expert, communication expert, administrative assistant, national team leader, …).

    Your Profile


  • Doctorate in Medicine preferred

  • And/or Master in Public Health or Health Economics

    Required Experience

  • At least 5 years of relevant field experience in Health Financing projects;

  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in steering projects in international cooperation.

  • Each experience with
    more than one project is an advantage.

    Required knowledge and skills

  • Proven skills in Health Management and Capacity Development ;

  • Proven skills in Health Policy Development and Analysis ;

  • Experience in Monitoring and Evaluation ;

  • Good knowledge of Project Management Cycle ;

  • Knowledge of gender mainstreaming ;

  • Knowledge of Health Information Systems and Human Resources for Health ;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English are also required since English is the official language of Uganda and the project is an international one.

  • Ease of expression in both speaking and writing in Dutch or/and in French would be an asset.

  • We also ask for a commitment to Enabel’s vision, mission and values

    We Offer you

  • A varied function within an organisation that is continuously evolving, that is recognised for the quality with which it implements development projects and that pays attention to its staff.

  • A contract of 34 months. You are based in KAMPALA, with frequent travels to Gulu and the Acholi sub-region.

  • A salary package comprising the gross monthly salary, in accordance with our scales values, and Enabel expat benefits such as a remoteness, assignment, hardship allowance, (capped) coverage of housing expenses, a moving compensation, an installation compensation, (capped), coverage of school expenses for children accompanying, an insurance package for the whole family, including repatriation insurance, and an annual round-trip flight ticket for each family member.

  • The various amounts are fixed in accordance with our rules and vary in function of relevant recognised experience for the function, family composition and the fiscal situation.

  • Following this recruitment procedure a shortlist of successful applicants may be constituted which may be sourced in the next three years for similar job openings.

  • Enabel is committed to equal opportunities and diversity in its workforce.

  • We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability status or any other factor other than competence

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Enabel Intervention Manager Public Health (m/f) - Jobs in Uganda

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