Goal Emergency Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

Goal Emergency Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

First operational in Uganda in 1979, the current GOAL Uganda country programme focuses on Health (including WASH, Health Accountability and Nutrition programming); and a market based systems approach to improving agricultural livelihoods and WASH.

GOAL Uganda mainstreams gender, child protection, social behaviour change and resilience strategies across all programming. GOAL works on a district focused approach and uses a mixture of direct implementation and partnerships with national and international civil society organizations, local government, the private sector and communities to give effect to our mission.

The Emergency EVD Coordinator will be responsible for supporting GOAL Uganda in liaising with partners/donors and supporting the development and initial implementation of an Ebola preparedness and response programme in Uganda.


  • Lead the development of GOAL’s Ebola preparedness and response programme, which should be based on timely and quality sectoral analysis, and in coordination with key stakeholders.
  • Ensure that effective partnership and collaboration are achieved and maintained with the Ministry of Health and other organisations for technical cooperation, programme coordination, information sharing and knowledge networking.
  • In collaboration with the Global PQ team draft and prepare proposals for an EVD programme that includes both preparedness and response elements
  • In collaboration with the Global PQ Lead on the development of preparedness and response tool kits (technical logistical and communication)
  • Provide technical and managerial support to the ACDP and other
    staff as appropriate
  • Ensure that all EVD preparedness and responses are in line with current best practise and that staff safety protocols are in place and being reviewed regularly
  • Ensure that the most relevant and strategic information is provided to relevant stakeholders.
  • Other assigned duties and responsibilities are effectively accomplished.


  • Health, behavioural communication, humanitarian or development qualification at Master level.
  • Previous experience in behavioural change, emergency coordination, outbreaks and community engagement. Ebola preparedness and response experience is an advantage.
  • At least 5 years of experience developing and implementing programmes
  • Relevant people management skills and providing direction for a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Experience in national representation and coordination.
  • Excellent IT and report writing skills.
  • Ability to work in a difficult situation and deal with challenging clinical settings.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 17th July, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; Goal Emergency Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

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