Senior Epidemiologist job at Ministry of Health Kampala


Ministry of Health (MOH)

Senior Epidemiologist job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2022 - 2023


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 25 June 2022

Hiring Organization: Ministry of Health (MOH)

Job Details:

Works station: Ministry of Health Kampala
Reports to: Principal Epidemiologist

Job Purpose:
Participating, supporting and Supervising Teams of Epidemiologists based at RRHs in the implementation of policies and plans on epidemic and disaster preparedness and control by carrying out investigative and analytical epidemiologic activities related to the surveillance, detection, and prevention of diseases and injuries.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Supervising and ensuring that epidemiologic studies and urgent outbreak investigations at RRHs are conducted.
• Coordinating the statistical analyses of investigations.
• Coordinating and participating in the design, management, and use of surveillance systems.
• Overseeing data collection, entry, analysis and interpretation of epidemic prone diseases from regions.
• Participating in the designing of instruments for the collection of surveillance information and data
• Coordinating training of district health workers on epidemic preparedness, control and surveillance,
• Implementing new or revising existing surveillance systems.
• Coordinating the development and dissemination of data and epidemiologic findings
• Preparing periodic monitoring and performance reports.

Key Outputs
• RRH Epidemiologic Investigations conducted by Investigating and responding to disease epidemics and disasters
• RRH epidemiologic services supported.
• Participation in surveillance activities
• RRH epidemiologic findings disseminated.
• Participation in Administrative and Program Projects and Activities

Qualifications(Under review)
• MBChB or BVM or a Degree in Epidemiology or any other related field from a recognized University/Institution.
• Must have a Master’s Degree with a focus in Epidemiology or any other related Medical field.
• Five (5) years relevant working experience in epidemiology in a public health organization at National level or Multinational Organization.

Competences
• Ability to perform Epidemiologic Assessment and Analysis
• Ability to develop and support leadership and Systems Thinking
• Use Effective Communication Strategies
• Planning and organization skills



Application procedure

Handwritten applications should be Hand Delivered to the Central Registry of the MOH Headquarters-Kampala
between 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday addressed to:
The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Health Headquarters (Central Registry)
Plot 6, Lourdel Road, Wandegeya
Tel. +256417-712260/+256417-712221

Please include your telephone number and email contacts on the application. Applicants should attach the following:
a) Recent passport-size photograph.
b) Copy of the National Identity Card.
c) Detailed curriculum Vitae.
d) Copies of the academic certificates and transcripts.
e) Two recommendation letters from two of the most recent supervisors/employers.
f) A photocopy of your appointment letter for your most recent position.
g) Candidates employed by the Public Service or Local Governments should attach a clearance from employers
and submit together with application letter)
(candidates who fail to provide the above documentation will not be considered)

Deadline for receiving applications is: June 25, 2022: 5:00PM
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The list of shortlisted candidates will be displayed on
the MOH Noticeboard

Salary and Benefits The position has attractive salary and benefits commensurate with qualifications and
experience.

Date Posted: 2022-06-16

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