Save the Children Program Officer Health Systems Strengthening, Kampala Jobs in Uganda

Save the Children Program Officer Health Systems Strengthening, Kampala Jobs in Uganda


  • Bachelor’s degree in medicine or health related subject. A Postgraduate training in public health, health administration, health systems strengthening, Reproductive Health and Gender is an added advantage.

  • Minimum of five years working experience in MNCH related programming in Uganda (preferably with an International NGO).

  • Work experience in Health Systems Management or as HR officer in a regional referral hospital is desirable.

  • Very good understanding of Uganda health care system and respective guidelines.

  • Good communication, coordination and diplomatic skills to work with district and community leadership levels.

    Ability to make a systematic and innovative approach to district health system strengthening
    Good at working with crossing boundaries between leadership levels and health centres/community structures

  • Skills and experience in training and mentorship of health facility-based health workers is an added advantage.

  • Knowledge of the local languages used in the Respective District is needed.

  • Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.

  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as
    a member of a team.

  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.

  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.

  • Excellent time management and planning capacity.

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