21 Government jobs at Mpigi District Local Government

 VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NO. 02/2020

 

Job Title : District Health Officer

 

Salary Scale : UIE

 

Reports To : Chief Administrative Officer

 

Responsible For : Assistant District Health Officer (Environmental

 

Health; Maternal Child Health/Nursing; Principal Medical Officer,

 

Head of Health Sub-Districts and Bio-Statistician

 

Job Purpose

 

To manage and coordinate the effective, efficient and affordable delivery of quality of health services in

 

the District.

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Plans and budgets for health services produced;

 

ii. Financial, Medical & Human resources mobilized;

 

iii. Monitoring, support supervision and evaluation of health services

 

     conducted;

 

iv. Medical supplies and equipment procured;

 

v. Accountability for financial, medical supplies and other resources made;

 

vi. Maintenance of Health equipment and facilities carried out;

 

vii. Uganda National Minimum Health Care Package (UNMHCP) managed;

 

viii. District Councils and other stakeholders advised on health related issues;

 

ix. Sensitization programs about PHC in the Communities coordinated;

 

x. Human Resource management functions executed;

 

xi. Health research conducted;

 

xii. National Health Service delivery standards enforced;

 

xiii. Health Management Information System supported;

 

xiv. Professional & Service Codes of Conduct & Ethics enforced; and

 

xv. Periodic Reports prepared & submitted.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Planning and budgeting for health service delivery and infrastructure in the

 

   District;

 

ii. Mobilizing resources for health service delivery and infrastructure in the   

 

     District;

 

iii. Monitoring and evaluating the delivery of health services in the district;

 

iv. Procuring medical supplies and equipment;

 

v. Providing technical guidance and support supervision to Health Centres;

 

vi. Managing and accounting for financial, medical supplies and other   

 

    resources allocated to the Districts;

 

vii. Coordinating the maintenance of Health equipment and facilities;

 

viii. Interpreting National Health Policy and integrating it into District Health

 

     Plans;

 

ix. Managing the implementation of the Uganda National Minimum Health Care

 

     Package (UNMHCP);

 

x. Tendering advice on health related issues to the District Councils and other

 

    stakeholders;

 

xi. Carrying out monitoring and evaluation of health programs in the District;

 

xii. Coordinating sensitization programs about PHC in the Communities;

 

xiii. Carrying out Human Resource management functions like identifying

 

      manpower needs, training, mentoring, coaching, promotions, leave,

 

      deployment and periodic assessment of health staff

 

xiv. Managing health research;

 

xv. Supporting maintenance of the Health Management Information System in

 

     the District;

 

xvi. Liaising with Ministry of Health and other stakeholders in enforcing

 

      adherence to National Health Service Delivery Standards;

 

xvii. Enforcing the Professional and Service Codes of Conduct and Ethics; and

 

xviii. Preparing and submitting Periodic Reports.

 

Person Specifications

 

(i) Qualifications

 

An MB.Ch.B or BDS or equivalent degree from a recognized University.

 

Masters Degree in Public Health, or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

 

Must be registered and licensed with relevant council.

 

PGD in PAM is an added advantage

 

(ii) Experience

 

At least nine (9) years working experience in Clinical Practice three (3) of which at Senior Health Service management level

 

(iii) Competences

 

General management;

 

Planning organizing and coordinating;

 

Human resource management;

 

Procurement, disposal and contract management;

 

Project management;

 

Concern for quality and standards;

 

Accountability;

 

Leadership;

 

Communication;

 

Time management;

 

Team work; and

 

Information management.

 

 

 

 

 

Job Title : Senior Medical Officer (HC IV)

 

Salary Scale : U3

 

Reports To : District Health Officer

 

Responsible For : Medical Officer, Dispenser, and Senior Clinical Officer

 

Clinical Officer, Health Inspector, Laboratory Technician,

 

Senior Nursing Officer and Records Assistant

 

Job Purpose

 

To ensure delivery of effective and efficient health services in the Unit and the lower Health Centers.

 

 

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Plans and budget for Health Service delivery prepared;

 

ii. Accountability for allocated medical, fiscal and other resources made;

 

iii. Patients diagnosed and treated;

 

iv. Health information management systems supervised;

 

v. Medicines, equipment, and other supplies procured;

 

vi. Supervision, Staff Performance Appraisal and other HRM functions carried out;

 

vii. Implementation of the Uganda National Minimum Health Care Package in the coordinated;

 

viii. National Health Service delivery standards adhered to;

 

ix. Technical guidance and support supervision to Health Centers provided;

 

x. Occupation Health and Safety at work place ensured;

 

xi. Health Centre equipment maintained;

 

xii. Periodic reports prepared and submitted to relevant authorities;

 

xiii. Continuous Professional Development programmes prepared and implemented; and

 

xiv. Professional and Service Codes of Conduct and Ethics enforced.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Planning and budgeting for health services delivery in the Health Centre;

 

ii. Managing and accounting for allocated medical, fiscal and other resources;

 

iii. Diagnosing, treating and managing patients;

 

iv. Managing health information management systems at the HC IV;

 

v. Coordinating the procurement of equipment, drugs and other supplies for the Health Centre;

 

vi. Carrying out supervision, staff performance appraisal and other HRM functions;

 

vii. Coordinating the implementation of the Uganda National Minimum Health Care Package in the HC;

 

viii. Providing guidelines and enforcing adherence to health service delivery standards;

 

ix. Providing technical guidance and supervision to Health Centers;

 

x. Overseeing the operationalisation of the Occupation Health and Safety Policy and Guidelines in the HC;

 

xi. Ensuring regular maintenance and functioning of the HC equipment;

 

xii. Preparing and submitting periodic reports; and

 

xiii. Coordinating the provision of Continuous Professional Development.

 

Person Specifications

 

(i) Qualifications

 

Must have MBChB or its equivalent from a recognized University or Institution.

 

Must be registered and licensed with the Medical and Dental Practitioners Council.

 

Post graduate qualification in Health Service Management or PAM is an added advantage.

 

 

 

(ii) Experience

 

At least 3 years working experience in clinical practice.

 

(iii) Competences

 

Planning, Organizing and coordinating;

 

Project Management;

 

Accountability;

 

Concern for quality and standards;

 

Time management;

 

Ethics & Integrity;

 

Team work;

 

Communication;

 

Report writing; and

 

Leadership.

 

 

 

Title : Medical Officer `

 

Salary Scale : U4

 

Reports To : Senior Medical Officer

 

Job Purpose

 

To provide and maintain curative and preventive health care services in accordance with National

 

Health Service standards.

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Patients diagnosed, treated, reviewed & evaluated;

 

ii. Public health practices promoted;

 

iii. Research activities & Health data collected;

 

iv. Outreach Health Service Programmes implemented;

 

v. Continued professional development done;

 

vi. Professional and Service codes of conduct and ethics enforced;

 

vii. Periodic reports prepared; and

 

viii. Accountability for financial and other resources carried out.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Diagnosing, treating and managing patients;

 

ii. Promoting public health practices in the community;

 

iii. Participating in research activities and health data collection; and

 

iv. Participating in continued professional development.

 

Person Specifications

 

(i) Qualifications

 

Must have an MB.Ch.B or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

 

Must be registered and licensed with Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council..

 

 (ii) Competences

 

Planning, organizing and coordinating;

 

Concern for quality and standards;

 

Communication;

 

Ethics and integrity;

 

Time management;

 

Team building;

 

Information management;

 

Report writing; and

 

Accountability.

 

 

 

 

 

Job Title : Enrolled Nurse

 

Salary Scale : U7

 

Reports To : Nursing Officer

 

Responsible For : Nursing Assistant and Support Staff

 

Job Purpose

 

To provide quality nursing services to patients and participate in implementing public health

 

interventions in the community.

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Patients received, registered and prepared for diagnosis;

 

ii. Quality nursing care and treatment provided to patients;

 

iii. Proper records about the patients kept;

 

iv. Bedside nursing procedures carried out;

 

v. Patients prepared for meals and served;

 

vi. A clean and healthy environment maintained;

 

vii. Staff supervised and appraised;

 

viii. Patients and their attendants sensitized; and

 

ix. Daily nursing care service activity reports compiled and submitted.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Receiving, registering and preparing patients for diagnosis;

 

ii. Providing quality nursing care and treatment to patients;

 

iii. Observing and keeping proper records about the patients;

 

iv. Participating in Doctors/Clinical Officers Ward rounds;

 

v. Participating in bedside nursing procedures as a member of the caring team;

 

vi. Preparing patients for meals and participate in serving them;

 

vii. Maintaining a clean and healthy environment for the patients;

 

viii. Supervising and appraising Nursing Assistants and support staff;

 

ix. Sensitizing patients and their attendants about basic health care practices; and

 

x. Compiling and submitting daily nursing care service activity reports.

 

Person Specifications

 

(i) Qualifications

 

Must have Enrolled Nursing Certificate from a recognized Institution.

 

Must be registered and licensed with the Nurses and Midwives Council.

 

(ii) Competences

 

Guidance and counseling;

 

Concern for quality and standards of nursing care;

 

Ethics and integrity; and

 

Time management.

 

 

 

 

 

Job Title : Enrolled Midwife

 

Salary Scale : U7

 

Reports To : Nursing Officer (Midwifery)

 

Responsible For : Nursing Assistant, Nursing Trainees and Support Staff

 

Job Purpose

 

To provide day to day midwifery nursing care service to patients

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Patients received, admissions, discharges and deaths registered;

 

ii. Patients prepared for meals;

 

iii. Care during labour provided;

 

iv. Care during puerperium provided;

 

v. Mothers sensitized about benefits of breast feeding and recommended diet;

 

vi. Clean and health environment maintained;

 

vii. Bedside nursing procedures carried out;

 

viii. Daily ward reports compiled and submitted;

 

ix. Ante-natal care carried out; and

 

x. Doctors and Clinical Officers’ ward rounds carried out.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Receiving patients, registering admissions, discharges and deaths;

 

ii. Providing care during labour with emphasis on keeping proper records, use of drugs and prevention of complications to mother and baby;

 

iii. Providing care during puerperium with emphasis on prevention of infection;

 

iv. Sensitizing mothers about benefits of breast feeding and recommended diet;

 

v. Participating in bedside nursing procedures as a member of the caring team;

 

vi. Participating in Doctors/Clinical officers ward rounds;

 

vii. Observing and compiling daily ward reports for the attention of the relevant authorities;

 

viii. Preparing patients for meals and participate in serving them;

 

ix. Maintain a clean and healthy environment for the patients; and

 

x. Carrying out Ante-natal care.

 

Person Specifications

 

i) Qualifications

 

Must have an Enrolled Midwifery Certificate from a recognized Institution.

 

Must be registered and licensed with the Nurses and Midwives Council.

 

ii) Competencies

 

Guidance and counseling;

 

Concern for quality and standards;

 

Ethics and integrity;

 

Self control and Stress management; and

 

Time management.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Job Title : Internal Auditor (District/Urban Council)

 

Salary Scale : U4

 

Reports to : Senior Internal Auditor

 

Responsible for : Examiner of Accounts

 

Job Purpose

 

To review, appraise and report on the utilization of fiscal resources and effectiveness of the internal financial controls.

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Revenue collections audited;

 

ii. Procurements and payment audited;

 

iii. Manpower audits conducted;

 

iv. Technical support to Council provided;

 

v. Expenditure of Council monitored and

 

vi. Audit Reports prepared and presented to relevant authorities.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Auditing revenue collection for accountability purposes;

 

ii. Auditing procurement and payments in line with accounting and financial procedures and regulations;

 

iii. Conducting manpower audit in line with the approved budget and work plans;

 

iv. Reviewing and advising on Council’s accounting systems in line with the internal controls;

 

v. Monitoring the expenditure of Council in line with the budgetary provisions and financial regulations and

 

vi. Preparing and presenting Audit Reports to relevant authorities.

 

Person Specifications

 

(i) Qualifications

 

EITHER an Honors Bachelors degree in Accounting or Auditing from a recognized University

 

OR full Professional qualifications in Accounting or auditing from a recognized Institution.

 

 

 

Competences

 

Financial management;

 

Information and Communications Technology

 

Accountability

 

Concern for Quality and Standards

 

Ethics and Integrity

 

Communication

 

Time management

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Job Title :Aaesthetic Assistant

 

Salary Scale : U6

 

Reports To : Anaesthetic Officer

 

Responsible For : Anaesthetic Attendant

 

Job Purpose

 

To assist administer anesthesia and manage patients in the theatre.

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Patients prepared for anesthesia.

 

ii. Pre and post-operative care provided.

 

iii. First aid services provided; and

 

iv. Anesthetic equipment maintained.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Preparing patients for anesthesia;

 

ii. Providing pre and post-operative care to patient;

 

iii. Providing first aid services in case of emergency and disaster situations;

 

iv. Maintaining anesthetic equipment; and

 

v. Adhering to professional and ethical code of conduct and ethics.

 

Person Specifications

 

(i) Qualifications

 

Must have a Certificate in Anesthesia from a recognized Institution.

 

Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

 

 (ii) Competencies

 

Guidance and counseling;

 

Concern for quality and standards of anaestheological work;

 

Ethics and integrity;

 

Self control and Stress management; and

 

Time management.

 

 

 

 

 

Job Title : Inspector of Schools

 

Salary Scale : U4

 

Reports to : Senior Inspector of Schools

 

Job Purpose

 

To inspect and support the enforcement of educational standards.

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Periodic inspection of schools carried out;

 

ii. Support supervision to teachers provided;

 

iii. Teachers’ performance monitored;

 

iv. Minimum Educational standards enforced;

 

v. Inspection reports prepared; and

 

vi. Teachers guided and counseled.

 

 

 

Key Functions

 

i. Carrying out periodic inspection of schools;

 

ii. Providing support supervision to teachers;

 

iii. Monitoring teachers’ performance;

 

iv. Enforcing minimum educational standards;

 

v. Preparing inspection reports; and

 

vi. Providing guidance and counseling to teachers.

 

Person Specifications

 

(i) Qualifications

 

Should hold an Honors Bachelors Degree with Education from a recognized university or institution.

 

 (ii) Competences

 

Records and information management;

 

Planning, organ sing and coordinating.

 

Communication;

 

Networking;

 

Concern for quality and standards;

 

Assertiveness and self confidence; and

 

Teamwork.

 

 

 

 

 

Job Title : Senior Accounts Assistant

 

Salary Scale : U5

 

Reports to : Accountant

 

Responsible for : Assistant Accountant

 

Job Purpose

 

To perform basic accounting processes involving preparing books of accounts and keeping custody of

 

accounting transaction records.

 

Key outputs

 

i. Custody for accounting records and documents provided;

 

ii. Deferred tax payments and returns processed and records kept;

 

iii. Financial transactions, cashbooks and subsidiary ledgers posted to General  

 

     ledger and books of accounts updated;

 

iv. Pay change report forms prepared and payroll transaction reports

 

    reconciled;

 

v. Transactions entered into the commitment control register;

 

vi. Custody of cash and imprest provided and payments effected; and

 

vii. Draft monthly reconciliation reports prepared.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Providing custody for accounting records and documents;

 

ii. Processing deferred tax payments and returns and keeping records thereof;

 

iii. Posting financial transactions, cashbooks and subsidiary ledgers to General

 

     ledger and updating books of accounts;

 

iv. Preparing Pay Change report forms and reconciling payroll transaction

 

     reports;

 

v. Entering transactions into the commitment control register;

 

vi. Providing custody of cash and imprest and effecting payments; and

 

vii. Preparing draft monthly reconciliation reports.

 

 

 

Person specification

 

(i) Qualifications

 

A minimum of a Diploma in Accounting or Financial Management or Business

 

Studies/Administration from a recognised awarding Institution.

 

Or A Pre-professional Accounting Qualification (ATC or CAT) awarded from recognized Institution and accredited by the Institute of Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU).

 

(ii) Experience

 

At least 3 years of working experience as an Accounts Assistant in public or a reputable organisation.

 

(iii) Competences

 

Financial Management;

 

Information Communication Technology;

 

Accountability ;

 

Ethics and Integrity; and

 

Time management.

 

 

 

Job Title : Accounts Assistant

 

Salary Scale : U7

 

Reports to : Senior Accounts Assistant

 

Job Purpose

 

To perform routine accounting activities involving data entry, financial records keeping, sorting and

 

verifying documentations.

 

Key outputs

 

i. Vouchers prepared;

 

ii. Invoice numbers assigned to transactions for further processing;

 

iii. Data recorded and captured on the system;

 

iv. Information provided on Electronic Fund Transfer and payments executed to

 

    Beneficiaries;

 

v. Payment advice form prepared and returns compiled; and

 

vi. Vote books and subsidiary ledgers posted.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Preparing vouchers;

 

ii. Assigning Invoice numbers to transactions for further processing;

 

iii. Recording data and capturing on the system;

 

iv. Providing Information on Electronic Fund Transfer and executing payments to Beneficiaries;

 

v. Preparing payment advice form and compiling returns; and

 

vi. Posting vote books and subsidiary ledgers.

 

Person specification

 

(i) Qualifications

 

A minimum of a Diploma with a bias either in Accounting or, Financial Management or, Business

 

Studies/Administration with Accounting and/or Financial Management as a subject obtained from a recognised awarding Institution.

 

OR Full A Pre-professional Qualification in Accounting Qualification (ATC or CAT) awarded from recognised Institution.

 

(ii) Competences

 

Book Keeping;

 

Ledger Management;

 

Information Communication Technology;

 

Accountability;

 

Ethics and Integrity; and

 

Time management.

 

 

 

 

 

Job Title : Parish Chief

 

Salary Scale : U5

 

Reports to : Senior Assistant Secretary/Sub County Chief

 

 

 

Job Purpose

 

To carry out the overall administration and management of a Parish Unit in the Local Government.

 

 

 

Key Functions

 

i. Preparing and compiling reports on parish operations for the attention of the Sub-County Chief;

 

ii. Collecting and accounting for Local revenue in the Parish;

 

iii. Preparing work plans and budgets for the operations of the Parish;

 

iv. Enforcing the implementation of National and Local Government policies, programs and Council bye-laws in the Parish;

 

v. Undertaking the mobilization of the Parish Community for Government development programs and projects;

 

vi. Providing technical support to the Parish Council on any matters relating to lower Local Government governance;

 

vii. Undertaking duties of Secretariat to the Parish Council;

 

viii. Managing and monitoring Local Government projects implemented in the Parish;

 

ix. Coordinating the maintenance of law and order in a parish;

 

 

 

Person Specifications

 

(i) Qualifications

 

 Diploma in Public Administration and Management, Social Work and Social Administration, Development studies or Business Administration.

 

 

 

(ii) Competences:

 

(a) Technical

 

·         Planning, organizing and coordinating;

 

·         Records management;

 

·         Mobilization skills.

 

·         Public relations and customer care;

 

·         Communicating effectively.

 

 

 

(b) Behavioral

 

·         Ethics and integrity

 

·         Concern for quality and standards

 

·         Networking.

 

 

 

Job Title : Office Attendant

 

Salary Scale : U8

 

Reports to : Office Supervisor

 

Job Purpose

 

To facilitate effective operation of offices.

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Office premises cleaned and secured;

 

ii. Office Items collected and delivered;

 

iii. Office tea prepared and served; and

 

iv. Official errands timely done.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Cleaning office premises and ensuring that the offices are properly locked;

 

ii. Collecting and delivering office items, documents, mail and parcels as instructed;

 

iii. Preparing and serving tea to officers; and

 

iv. Undertaking any official errands outside the office as instructed by the supervisor.

 

Person Specification

 

(i) Qualifications

 

A Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with a pass in English Language.

 

(ii) Competences

 

Records Information Management

 

Communicating Effectively;

 

Public Relations and Customer Care; and

 

Time Management.

 

 

 

Job Title : Porter

 

Salary Scale : U8

 

Reports to : Office Superintendent

 

Job Purpose

 

To provide a clean environment within the organization.

 

 

 

 

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Clean environment maintained.

 

ii. Compound cleaned.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Cleaning the office environment

 

ii. Cleaning the compound.

 

Person Specifications

 

(i) Qualifications

 

O’ Level Certificate

 

(ii) Competences

 

Accountability;

 

Ethics and integrity; and

 

Time Management.

 

 

 

Job Title : Driver

 

Salary Scale : U8

 

Reports to : Officer assigned

 

Job Purpose

 

To drive and maintain Local Government vehicle in accordance with the transport policy; and as

 

directed by the supervising officer.

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Vehicle driven as assigned;

 

ii. Vehicle cleaned, maintained and minor repairs carried out;

 

iii. Major mechanical faults reported;

 

iv. Basic vehicle records maintained; and

 

v. Vehicle safely kept.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Driving vehicles for official duty and assignments;

 

ii. Carrying out basic maintenance and cleanliness of the vehicle;

 

iii. Reporting major technical mechanical faults to the supervising officer;

 

iv. Maintaining basic records regarding the vehicles as instructed; and

 

v. Ensuring the safety of the vehicle while on duty.

 

Person Specifications

 

(i) Qualifications

 

Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with a pass in English Language.

 

Valid Driving Permit of Class C or D.

 

 (ii) Competences

 

Basic Knowledge of mechanical and vehicle maintenance;

 

Clean driving record;

 

Public Relations and Customer Care;

 

Time Management; and

 

Flexibility.

 

 

 

Title : Askari

 

Salary Scale : U8

 

Reports to : Office Superintendent

 

Job Purpose

 

To provide security services to the organization.

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Premises checked and properly locked at the close of the day;

 

ii. Suspects apprehended and questioned for proper identification;

 

iii. Visitors directed to the reception for more information;

 

iv. Theft cases reported and reports prepared to the authorities;

 

v. Premises patrolled to ensure maximum security;

 

vi. Security of government vehicles ensured; and

 

vii. Security at important entry points kept.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Checking and properly locking premises at the close of the day;

 

ii. Apprehending and questioning suspects for proper identification;

 

iii. Directing visitors to the reception for more information;

 

iv. Reporting theft cases and preparing reports to the authorities;

 

v. Patrolling premises to ensure maximum security;

 

vi. Maintaining security of government vehicles; and

 

vii. Keeping security at important entry points.

 

Person Specifications

 

(i) Qualifications

 

O’ Level Certificate with a training in Security.

 

 (ii) Competences

 

Security Planning and organizing

 

Accountability;

 

self confidence;

 

Ethics and integrity;

 

Communication;

 

Public relations and customer care;

 

Time Management; and

Ability to speak Swahili.

for details, follow the link below

https://www.mpigi.go.ug/opportunities/vacancy-announcement-no-022020