Doctors with Africa Jobs – 6 Diploma Neonatal Officers

Mass Communication Uganda Jobs - Doctors with Africa Jobs

Job Title: 6 Maternal Neonatal Officers (Doctors with Africa Jobs)

Organisation: Doctors with Africa CUAMM

Duty Station: Uganda

About US:

Doctors with Africa Jobs: Doctors with Africa CUAMM was the first non-governmental organisation (NGO) in the field of healthcare to be officially recognised in Italy.  Doctors with Africa Cuamm is the largest Italian body working to improve and safeguard the health of African populations.

About Project:

Doctors with Africa CUAMM is due to implement a district health systems strengthening project in West Nile with a similar intervention already running in Karamoja in partnership with UNICEF. The purpose of the project is to support the district health systems in service planning, implementation, support supervision, quality improvement and information management and reporting leading to sustainable increase in access to health services especially maternal, neonatal, adolescent, nutrition and EMTCT services and stronger district health systems. The project will focus on strategies and delivery platforms that have potential to reach the most vulnerable children in both host communities and refugee settlements. Districts with refugees will receive support in line with the Refugee and Host Population Empowerment (ReHoPE) strategy, in order to deliver government-led, multi sector actions directed to both host communities and refugees.

Job Summary: The Maternal Neonatal Officer will provide capacity building to health centre staff (especially midwifes) in the management of labour and emergencies in labour including new born care for sick and healthy neonates.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Ensure the setup of functional new born corners.
  • Ensure availability of job aides and reference materials.
  • Organise trainings and mentorship schedules for MNH.
  • Work in liaison with the Assistant DHO maternal child health to ensure presence of a plan to support the health facilities through supervision and mentorship.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidates for the Maternal Neonatal Officer jobs should possess diplomas in midwifery with solid clinical competences and health centre management experience.
  • Computer literacy skills are desirable.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate that they have sound experience working in the region and/or in a closely related project
  • Demonstrated ability to work in difficult environments of scarcity and with minimum supervision.

How to Apply

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications with telephone contacts and contactable referees addressed or delivered to:

The Human Resource Officer, Doctors with Africa CUAMM P.O. Box 7214 Kampala, Email uganda@cuamm.org. The Email subject of the applications should include the title of the job advert. Emails and attachments (only CV and Application letter) must not exceed 2MB otherwise they will be rejected by server. Hard copies can also be delivered to the CUAMM Country Offfice in Kansanga.

Deadline: 30th June 2017 by 5:00pm.

Doctors with Africa Jobs – 6 Diploma Neonatal Officers



Veterinary Doctors [2] – Goodman International

Goodman International Uganda Jobs:


Deadline: 2nd September 2016

Duty Station: Mityana-Kasese, Uganda

About US:

Goodman International Ltd is a Pharmaceutical Company based in Kampala – Uganda, dealing in Importation & Distribution of Human and Veterinary Medicines, Agent & Local Technical Representative (LTR) for several manufacturers from Europe and Middle East. Goodman International Ltd established and started its operations in 1995.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: The key responsibilities for thesepositions include but are not limited to:-

  • Detail, Demonstrate,   Promote   and Sell the Company’s Brand and Generic Products within Uganda.
  • Develop, Products   Market and Plan strategies to ensure continuous growth of their Sales.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  

  • The Veterinary Doctors should at least hold a BSc. in Veterinary Medicine and Surgery from a recognized institution
  • The applicants should at least have two years of related work experience
  • Excellent communication, marketing, presentation, negotiation and persuasive selling skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and self-motivated with a demonstration of initiative
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team.
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency in MS Office
  • Candidates conversant with the Western & Central Region markets have an added advantage
  • Knowledge of Animals Population & Distribution in all regions is desired
  • Candidates who speak several other languages apart from English & Luganda have an added advantage
  • Candidates must be conversant with Rutooro

Age: Between 23–30 Years.

NB: A Very attractive Salary & Benefits Await

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send copies of all academic qualifications, copies of valid identity cards and detailed CVs to:

The Human Resource Manager,

Goodman International Ltd,

P.O. Box 21311, Kampala-Uganda

E-mail to: admin@goodman.co.ug

Hand Deliver to:  Hala Plaza, Plot 24B Nakasero Road, Kampala.


Dispenser [5]- Health Service Commission

Deadline: 19th August, 2016
Funding Source: United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
Reports to: Pharmacist
Reference: PER./147/231/01
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
The United States Government under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is a key partner in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Uganda that plans to complement the Government of Uganda’s (GOU) effort in addressing the Human Resources for Health (HRH) shortage. The support aims to scale up HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment interventions in light of the rising HIV/AIDS prevalence in the country. Health workers recruited under this support will be contracted by the implementing Partners and they will be seconded to identified hospitals and Health Centres.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Planning for dispensing activities in the hospital.
·         In charge of registering all medicines five to patients.
·         Guiding and advising patients and attendants in the proper use and storage of medicines.
·         Advising Clinicians and other health professionals on prescriptions.
·         Making requisitions for medicines and other health supplies from stores.
·         Compiling and sending reports on drugs usage and submitting to the Senior Dispenser.
·         Participating in research activities.
·         Reporting expired and damaged medicines
·         Supporting in the preparation of quality compounded medicines and infusions
·         Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The Dispenser should hold a Diploma in Pharmacy from a recognized Institution.
·         He / she should also be registered with the Allied Health Professionals’ Council
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested should send their applications in triplicate on Public Service Form No. 3 (Revised 2008) to the Secretary of the respective District Service Commission.
The application forms are obtainable from the Health Service Commission and District Service Commission Offices or download here, download here.
Handwritten applications in triplicate are also acceptable. The applications should bear the title, number of the post applied for, name of the District and name of the site where the job is tenable. (Check at the top of the bottom). Please include telephone contacts on the application.
The applicants should apply for only one post in one Local Government. Health Professionals who are already in government or PNFP employment are not encouraged to apply. The applicants should attach to each of the three application forms or hand written application letters three (3) sets of certified photocopies of their academic certificates, testimonials, professional registration certificates, valid practicing licenses and three (3) of their recent passport-size photographs.
Send your applications or deliver them to your preferred district addresses as indicated below;

Bugiri P.O. Box 37, Bugiri

Iganga P.O. Box 358, Iganga

Namayingo P.O. Box Box 64, Bugiri

Ntungamo P.O. Box Box 1, Ntungamo

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Health workers who are already in government service or private not for profit (PNFP) employment should not apply and will not be considered.        


Production Chemist [10] – Abacus Parenteral Drugs Limited

Deadline: 6th August, 2016 by 5:00 PM


Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Assistant Production Manager

About US:

Abacus Parenteral Drugs Limited is one of the largest sterile injectable pharmaceutical companies in East Africa, with a market presence in Tanzania, Kenya, South Sudan, DR Congo, Burundi and Rwanda. We primarily manufacture and market products across multiple markets, and therapeutic segments. A significant majority of these products are generic drugs that are capable of being directly injected into the human body and are used predominantly in the treatment of critical illnesses. Our product range also includes various therapeutic segments, including ophthalmology, optic and nasal. We offer eye, ear and nasal drops in plastic bottles of 10ml. We also offer our intravenous infusion range with Nipple Head, produced by BFS Technology.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Related to Dispensing:

  • To fill the Batch Register upon receipt of production plan and send it to QC department for BMR preparation.
  • Get BMR approved by the Production Manager and Quality Assurance Manager and in their absence the Assistant Production Manager.
  • Take the Store Requisition Slip (SRS) from the BMR and get the authorized signatures.
  • Make the required equipment available in advance which is necessary for dispensing like sterilized scoops, double plastic bags, and cable ties.
  • Give the proper identification tags on issued material in dispensing area.
  • Weigh and issue correct quantity of material and balance calibration in dispensing area.
  • Keenly monitor positive pressure and temperature/Humidity of dispensing area, bottle unloading and sterile wash area and inform engineering services department, if any abnormality found.
  • Regularly check the cleaning of dispensing booths, scoops etc after dispensing is over.
  • Return excess raw and packing material after completion of dispensing to store using a return slip.

Related in Clean Room Maintenance:

  • Monitoring of temperature/Humidity of clean rooms of manufacturing areas and if deviated from defined area, inform to engineering services department and shift in-charge.
  • Supervise the cleaning and disinfection of floor, ceiling, wall, pipeline vessels and equipment as per the frequency defined in standard operating procedure.
  • Report to shift in –charge, executive production and engineering services department regarding any kind of maintenance work of clean room through work request form.
  • Regularly check cleanliness of air locks after entry exit of the workers.
  • Ensure availability of sufficient numbers of garments in the clean room through follow up with sterilizer and dispensing chemists.
  • Regularly check and supervise proper growing of workers.

Related to Batch Manufacturing:

  • To have knowledge of each and every stage of batch manufacturing as per validation study.
  • Ensure cleaning and steaming process is carried out as per validated procedure.
  • Get the okay from quality control WFL approval/batch manufacturing/filtration /zero sampling.
  • BPT/FFT of production filters before and after filtration.
  • Regularly check the Wit of air filter.
  • Acquire knowledge regarding operation of all equipments of clean room.
  • Follow up of SOP during manufacturing of batch.
  • As an administrator in the manufacturing area he is responsible to manufacture the goods complying all GMP standards.
  • Ensure and check the health standards of persons working in the clean room area.
  • The incumbent will stop the production if the quality standards and GMP standards are compromised.

Related to Filling:

  • Checking ALF pressure before 30 min .of starting of operation.
  • Volume setting and volume checking at regular time interval.
  • Continuous checking of percentage Oxygen content in bottle.

Related to Sterilization:

  • Ensure the availability of empty trolleys for the next shift.
  • Put status tags on every trolley before and after sterilization.
  • Plan sterilization of products appropriately in case more than one products are in production.
  • Co-ordinate with Utility Department before running any sterilization cycle.
  • Regularly monitor the sterilization process Production Manager and Maintenance Department using a work request form in case of any abnormality or corrective action.
  • Transfer of unloaded finished product in respective G.Q. area.
  • Inform and prepare intimation for finished product sample to QC department.
  • Ensure the sterilization of garments and their arrangement in the respective clean rooms as required.
  • Ensure the minimum wastage of utilities like steam, cooling water,compressed air, electricity etc.

Related to RODM & WFI Plant:

  • Ensure smooth functioning of RODM plant and inform Engineering department using a work request form for corrective action if required.
  • Provide support during Regeneration of the DM plant.

General Responsibility:

  • To have thorough knowledge of SOPs of own working area and to ensure its implementation.
  • Coordinate efficiently with other colleagues of the department.

Related to Documentation:  Fill up and sign various records including:

  • Sterilization records for Superheated Water Spray and Auto-sliding Door sterilizers.
  • Floor cleaning record for Pre- and Post-sterilization and sterile wash room areas.
  • Positive pressure records
  • Temperature /Humidity records
  • Balance calibration records
  • Garment sterilization record
  • Batch Register
  • BMR-Raw material dispensing records
  • BMR packing records
  • BMR-Sterilization records
  • BMR-Reconciliation records
  • Finished product intimation book
  • While filling up the records they will take precautions like;
  • Clear and legible writings.
  • No over writings.
  • If any mistake occurs, strike it once and countersign.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  

  • The Production Chemist should preferably be a Fresh graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biology, Pharmacy or related field or possess one to two years of experience in pharmaceutical or health care industry.
  • Good  supervisory skills
  • Computer literacy in Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • High integrity and attention to detail
  • Good team player

How to Apply:  

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applicationsand updated CVs to:

The Human Resource Manager,

Kiboko Group of Companies,

Location: Plot Nos. 28B, 32B, 34B, UMA Show Grounds, Lugogo

Postal: P.O. Box 31376, Kampala, Uganda

By email to: careers@kibokogroup.com with a copy to: thomast@kibokogroup.com (Kindly indicate the position you’re applying for in the subject line of your email)



Health Officer – UNICEF

Deadline: 8th August 2016

Organization: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Job Grade: NO-B

Reports to: Health Specialist (EPI)

Vacancy Number: 497959

About Us:

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the UN general assembly to advocate for the protection of children’s rights, to help meet theirbasic needs and expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. Together with our partners, we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere.

Job Summary: The Health Officer provides professional technical, operational and administrative assistance throughout the programming process for the Health Program within the Country Program from development planning to delivery of results, preparing, executing, managing and implementing a variety of technical and administrative program tasks to facilitate program development, implementation, program progress monitoring, evaluating and reporting of results.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  1. Support to program development and planning:
  • Carry out /update situation analysis for the program sector/s for development, design and management of health related programs including immunisation and health emergencies. Research and report on development trends (e.g. political social, economic, health) for higher management use to enhance program management, efficiency and delivery of results.
  • Actively contribute to the development/establishment of sectoral program goals, objectives and strategies and results-based planning through analysis of health needs and areas for intervention and submission of recommendations for priority and goal setting.
  • Offer technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes by executing/administering a variety of technical program transactions, preparing materials/documentations and complying with organizational processes and management systems, to support program planning, results based planning (RBM) and monitoring and evaluating results.
  • Provide timely technical and operational support throughout all stages of emergency preparedness and response as well as disaster risk reduction programming
  • Prepare required documentations/materials to facilitate the program review and approval process.
  1. Program management, monitoring and delivery of results
  • Work in liaison and collaboratively with internal and external colleagues and partners to discuss operational and implementation issues, provide solutions, recommendations and/or alert appropriate officials and stakeholders for higher-level intervention and/or decision. Keep record of reports and assessments for easy reference and/or to capture and institutionalize lessons learned.
  • Keenly monitor and report on the use of sectoral program resources (financial, administrative and other assets), verify compliance with approved allocation/goals, organizational rules, regulations/procedures and donor commitments, standards ofaccountability and integrity.
  • Actively participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, program reviews and annual sectoral reviews with government and other counterparts to assess programs and to report on required action/interventions at the higher level of program management.
  • Report on issues identified to ensure timely resolution by management/stakeholders. Follow up on unresolved issues to ensure resolution.
  • Prepare regular/mandated sectoral program/project reports for management, donors and partners to keep them informed of program progress.
  1. Technical and operational support to program implementation
  • Provide technical and operational support to government counterparts, NGO partners, UN system partners and other country office partners/donors on the application and understanding of UNICEF policies, strategies, processes and best practices on health, including immunisation and emergencies, and related issues to support program implementation, operations and delivery of results.
  • Carry out regular program field visits and surveys and/or exchange information with partners/stakeholders to assess progress and provide technical support, take appropriate action to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials for resolution. Report on critical issues, bottlenecks and potential problems for timely action toachieve results.
  1. Networking and partnership building:
  • Build and sustain effective close working partnerships with health sector government counterparts and national stakeholders, including the immunisation coordination committees and the National Emergency Task Force, through active sharing of information and knowledge to enhance program implementation and build capacity of stakeholders to deliver concrete and sustainable results.
  • Draft communication and information materials for CO program advocacy to promote awareness, establish partnership/alliances and support fund raising for health programs.
  • Take part in appropriate inter-agency (UNCT) on health programs to collaborate with inter-agency partners/colleagues on UNDAF operational planning and preparation of health programs/projects and to integrate and harmonize UNICEF position and strategies with the UNDAF development and planning process.
  • Research information on potential donors and prepare resource mobilization materials and briefs for fund raising and partnership development purposes.
  1. Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building:
  • Identify, capture, synthesize and share lessons learned for knowledge development and to build the capacity of stakeholders.
  • Apply innovative approaches and promote good practice to support the implementation and delivery of concrete and sustainable program results.
  • Assist with oversight of research and ensure results are available for use in knowledge products.
  • Participate as resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders.

Key Result Areas:

  • Timely, regular data-driven analysis for planning and results-based management for scaling-up specific Health interventions.
  • Technical expertise on specific Health interventions.
  • Technical and operational support provided to key government and non-government partners on scaling-up interventions (downstream activities).
  • Monitoring, evaluation and reporting on specific Health interventions carried out through various field visits, in a timely manner, efficiently, rigorously and transparently in compliance with the established guidelines and procedures.
  • Government and non-government recipients accountable for UNICEF specific supply, non-supply and financial assistance.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the United Nations UNICEF Health Officer job placement should hold a University Degree in public health/nutrition, pediatric health, family health, health research, global/international health, health policy and/or management, environmental health sciences, biostatistics, socio-medical, health education, epidemiology or other health related sciences is required.
  • At least two years of professional experience in public health/nutrition planning and management and/or in relevant areas of maternal and neonatal health care, health emergency/humanitarian preparedness, at the international level and/or in a developing country is required.
  • Previous experience in health/nutrition program/project development in UN system agency or organization is an asset.

Personal Competencies:

  • Core Values: Commitment, Diversity and Inclusion, Integrity
  • Core Competencies: Communication, Drive for Result, Working with People
  • Functional Competencies: Formulating Strategies and Concepts(I), Analyzing (II), Applying Technical Expertise (II), Learning and Researching (II) and Planning and Organizing (II)

NB: UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff; qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. UNICEF is a smoke free environment.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the United Nations UNICEF in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to visit the link below to Apply.

Click Here