Tropical Health and Education Trust Country Director Jobs in Uganda

Tropical Health and Education Trust Country Director Jobs in Uganda

THET is a specialist global health organisation that educates, trains and supports health workers through global health partnerships, strengthening health systems and enabling people in low-and-middle income countries to access essential healthcare.


  • Strategic Leadership and Representation
  • Programme Management, Quality, Monitoring and Learning
  • New Business Development
  • External Engagement, Communication and Representation
  • Operations and Financial Management
  • People Leadership and Management
  • Volunteer Support


  • University honours Degree in public health or related discipline
  • Strong programme management experience within the health sector, preferably in post-conflict countries in Africa, overseeing large donor programmes
  • Experience of working in a senior position in an INGO context.
  • Significant experience of new programme development and resource mobilisation
    Significant experience of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning in a programmatic context, developing and managing MEL systems and working with partners in their implementation
  • Experience of working with senior technical advisors, consultants and those who volunteer their time to support programme delivery
  • Experience of working in partnership with others to promote capacity building.
  • Experience of managing security and risk in an INGO context
  • Excellent knowledge of good practice in Global Health in Uganda and/or the East Africa region
  • Knowledgeable in the field of HRH capacity building and
    health workforce education fields
  • Analytical skills and demonstrable ability to think strategically
  • Excellent representational, written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Strong self-awareness and effective interpersonal skills for team leadership, evidenced by experience in leading and motivating multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural and geographically dispersed people
  • Proven financial skills (budget preparation and monitoring)
  • Proven staff management and leadership skills and experience
  • Proven organisational and administrative skills with sound IT skills (Word and Excel)
  • Flexibility and adaptability in the context of working within a small organisation and in a complex environment
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines for proposal development / reporting.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 31st July, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; Tropical Health and Education Trust Country Director Jobs in Uganda

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