Ministry of Health Uganda Program Officer – Governance DLP Jobs

Ministry of Health Uganda Program Officer – Governance DLP Jobs

Job Purpose:

• Providing technical guidance in the coordination and programming for the Regional Referral Hospital and District mechanisms.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Participating in developing policies, plans, strategies, guidelines and standards for Regional Referral Hospital and district health facilities.

• Providing technical assistance and guiding the process of budgeting and operational planning.

• Providing technical support in program management to a broad portfolio of Regional Referral Hospital, Implementing Partners and District health facilities.

• Managing collaborations and linkages on program activities with Public Private Partnerships, Government entities, Non-government Organizations and communities.

• Preparing periodic performance reports.

• Guiding, supervising, monitoring and coordinating staff activities.

• Supporting research initiatives.

• Participating in capacity building and development activities targeting Regional Referral Hospital districts health facilities and other health workers at various levels.

• Coordinating meetings with Regional Referral Hospital, Implementing Partners and other key stakeholders.

Key Functions

• Participating in the development of policies, plans and guidelines.

• Providing technical assistance in the budgeting process.

• Managing collaborations with stakeholders and ensuring that program activities are delivered.

• Preparing periodic reports.

• Coordinating and implementing meetings.

Academic Qualifications

• Master’s degree in Social Sciences, Public Health or Epidemiology from a recognized university OR Institution.

• Honors degree in Social Sciences, Arts
or the equivalent from a recognized University /Institution.

• Training in health management areas.

• Trainings in social research methods and Behavior change communication for health from reputable institutions will be an added advantage.

• Three (3) years relevant working experience in implementing HIV&AIDS related programs at national or regional level.

Experience, skills and other requirements

• Six (6) years relevant working experience in implementing public health and Regional Referral Hospital and District level support, with at least three (3) years at national level.


• Demonstrated leadership and supervision skills.

• Team work, excellent communication & writing skills.

• Demonstrated knowledge of strategic planning and understanding of the strategic direction of MoH and PEPFAR programmes. Demonstrated advanced level skills in various computer packages.

How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Ministry of Health Uganda Program Officer – Governance DLP Jobs

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