Technical Officer

Salary $17,241
Location Northern Uganda
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This is a Permanent, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

Malaria Consortium Uganda  received funding from TASO/ Global fund to implement an $3M Strengthening Uganda’s Malaria Reduction and Elimination strategy project (SUMRES) which  focuses on reducing the impact of the leading causes of U5M morbidity and mortality in 11 districts in Northern Uganda.  The project addresses lagging maternal and neonatal mortality through a combination of iCCM and selected maternal and neonatal care interventions.

The Project uses a mix of specific malaria and childhood illness control interventions as well as health systems strengthening interventions at community, Health facility and district levels.

Malaria Consortium is therefore recruiting for a Technical Officer  to support the Pader and Omoro cluster districts. 

To provide technical and implementation support to all Strengthening Uganda’s Malaria Reduction and Elimination strategy  project project activities in a cluster of 2 districts in Northern Uganda namely Pader and Omoro.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Degree in Nursing or Diploma in Clinical Medicine or a degree in public health, social sciences
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience implementing malaria and child survival and maternal programs
  • Experience in training and mentorship of health care workers on malaria and child survival especially new-born care program areas  
  • Previous work with development agencies, NGOs.
  • Experience in the planning and implementation of communicable disease control/malaria control interventions, behaviour change communication initiatives/health education, health worker trainings and supportive supervision of health workers
  • Experience in capacity building/ transferring of skills in MNC services.
  • Experience in working closely with local government
  • Experience in developing work plans and activity budgets and in following work plans with minimal supervision

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Due to the nature of this role we will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and the role might be filled and closed before the closing date. Early applications are encouraged.


Established in 2003, Malaria Consortium is one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations specialising in the prevention, control, and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases among vulnerable populations.

Our mission is to save lives and improve health in Africa and Asia through evidence-based programmes that combat targeted diseases and promote Universal Health Coverage.

We are dedicated to ensuring our work is supported by strong evidence and remains grounded in the lessons we learn through implementation. We explore beyond current practice, to try out innovative ways – through research, implementation, and policy development – to achieve effective and sustainable disease management and control. 

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