Health Service Commission Director – Strategy - Policy and Development Jobs in Uganda

Health Service Commission Director – Strategy - Policy and Development Jobs in Uganda


  • MBChB Degree or its equivalent, or a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics or Statistics
    from a recognized University or Institution.

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Management or Strategic Planning or Public Health or Health Planning and Policy or Health Services Management.


  • At least fifteen (15) years of relevant working experience, three (3) of which should
    have been at the level of Commissioner.

    Other requirements:

  • High integrity, with excellent management, communication and interpersonal skills.

    Duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide overall leadership of the Directorate; and regularly supervise and assess
    all Commissioners within the Directorate.

  • Oversee health sector policy formulation; and the development of laws and regulations for the sector.

  • Oversee the development and operationalization of long-term plans for the health sector.

  • Oversee the preparation of the medium-term expenditure framework and annual budget framework papers for the sector.

  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of the sector periodically and submit and present periodic performance reports to key stakeholders.

  • Develop and review financing models pertaining to the sector and develop financing mechanisms.

  • Spearhead funds mobilization initiatives to address the financing needs of the sector; and evaluate funds utilization performance.

  • Lead in negotiations between development partners, civil society, private sector
    and Government in a sector-wide approach.

  • Oversee the development and operationalization of Public-Private Partnerships.

  • Oversee the development
    and implementation of plans for creation, renewal, renovation and maintenance of health infrastructure - physical facilities and equipment; across the country.

  • Oversee the development and review of the Health Information Management System for the country.

  • Oversee the development of health institutions and systems; and assess their performance periodically.

  • Oversee planning for human resources for health capacity development and performance management for the sector.

  • Oversee the development of educative materials for health, and the creation of
    channels for disseminating health education and for promoting primary and secondary healthcare within the country.

  • Oversee stakeholder engagement and the development of strategic health communications across all relevant stakeholders in the sector.

  • Coordinate performance and quality improvement initiatives in the sector.

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    How to Apply

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