Baylor College Uganda Jobs 2021 – 6 Regional Project Officers (Contact Tracing & Reporting)

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Job Title: 6 Regional Project Officers (Contact Tracing & Reporting) – Baylor College Uganda Jobs 2021

Organization: Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation Uganda (Baylor-Uganda)

Job Location: Kampala, Uganda

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation Profile:

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous not-for-profit child health and development organisation affiliated to the Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a Network of paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centres of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa and Eastern Europe.

 

 

Job Profile:

Support the strengthening of contact tracing, follow up and reporting for COVID-19 in districts within their region. As a key lead of the short-term project, the position holder will ensure that COVID-19 contact identification, listing and follow up is effectively implemented within districts of their designated region. S/he will also work closely with district teams to improve data management and daily situation reporting through available electronic platforms including Go Data and ODK among others.

 

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Project Coordinator to plan, budget and implement project activities
  • Support the project coordinator to organize regional inception meetings.
  • Work collaboratively with the regional surveillance coordinator, WHO regional officers provide technical assistance to district teams on reporting, contact tracing and follow up for COVID-19
  • Lead training and orientation of contact tracing teams at district and sub-district level
  • Ensure that all backlog data is entered and reported to the national level
  • Participate in DTFs and other stakeholder engagement meetings for COVID-19 surveillance and contact tracing in the region
  • Prepare weekly project reports and coordinate reimbursement of contact tracers.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in health-related field or behavioral sciences.·         Experience in conducting and/or coordinating contact tracing activities is essential
  • Training in field epidemiology and/or project management. Master’s level training is an added advantage.
  • 3 Years Relevant Experience

 

 

How To Apply for Baylor College Uganda Jobs 2021

If you meet the above requirements, please visit our website and apply online:

Click here to apply

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact, three traceable professional references and certified UNEB certificates as well as certified University Transcripts

You must have at least a credit 6 in  MATHEMATICS  and  ENGLISH  at  Ordinary Level (UCE) . Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 23rd May 2021

 

 

NOTE:

No employer should ask you for money in return for advancement in the recruitment process or for being offered a position. Please contact us if it ever happens with any of the jobs that we advertise.

 

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