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Program Officer-Health Systems Strengthening

Save the Children

This is a Full-time position in Bundibugyo posted December 19, 2021.

Save the Children Carreer opportunities in Bundibugyo Program Officer-Health Systems Strengthening Jobs opportunities in Bundibugyo at Save the Children

# Job Description

Save the Children International is currently recruiting for a Program Officer-
Health Systems Strengthening to be based in Bundibugyo Office. The Health
Systems Strengthening Officer will be primarily responsible Promoting and
strengthening health system management HR, supply chain, information,
leadership, governance, and accountability. In close collaboration with the
DHO’s office he/she will be responsible for the development of systems
strengthening plans, monitoring and evaluating performance of these systems.
He/she will ensure accurate documentation and reporting on District activities
including training and monitoring. The Officer may be called upon as and when
necessary to support the emergency team in cases of humanitarian crisis and to
coordinate district level activities on behalf of the MNCH program manager.
In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be
expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working
hours accordingly.

Experience and Skills
• Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in medicine or health related subject or
higher diploma in either midwifery or nursing or equivalent accrued working
experience. A Postgraduate training in public health, health systems
strengthening, Reproductive Health and Gender, is an added advantage
• Essential
• 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
• 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
• Desirable
• 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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**Closing Date** : 2nd Jan. 2022

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