Uganda In-Country Coordinator, Global Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
Apply knowledge management practices using project management software
Respond to ad hoc requests for country-specific project and partner coordination activities.
Follow up on country-specific activities to ensure goals are met in a timely manner.
Complete tasks as requested by CDC country office points of contact.
Support technical documentations (e.g., concept notes, etc.) as requested.
At least five years of relevant experience implementing and managing IT project with at least five years on public health informatics projects.
Minimum of a master's degree in relevant fields of public health, health informatics, engineering, social sciences etc..
Experience with PM solution for monitoring and managing project execution, critical path activities, and interdependencies across multiple partners and countries.
Ability and commitment to inform appropriate persons/organizations of potential or existing risks/problems.
Experience working on health IT projects that support Federal and State Ministries of Health
Experience with informatics/software system projects, activities, terminology, and practices.
Interest in Uganda Public Health issues as well as in broader global issues of public health, information systems, technology, and international development.
Ability to use MS Office suite, particularly MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Ability to work in English required.
Fluency in Swahili
Experience managing large public health contracts with federal agencies.
Experience supporting global public health projects.
Understanding of in-country global health program operations.
Previous consulting experience or experience supporting multiple projects and customers especially in a public health setting.