Regional Project Officer, Contact Tracing & Reporting Job at Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation Uganda – Career Opportunity in Uganda

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Job Category: Management
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  May 31, 2021
Duty Station:  Soroti
Posted: 18-05-2021
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Regional Project Officer, Contact Tracing & Reporting

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation Uganda

Deadline of this Job:
31 May 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Soroti , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, May 18, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Regional Project Officer, Contact Tracing & Reporting

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.

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

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8


Job application procedure
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 interview. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
We look forward to hearing from you! Please apply directly using the apply button below. In case you have any further questions about the role, contact us on [email protected]