Jobs on offer at Ntoroko District

Monday, June 19, 2017

HEALTH JOB DESCRIPTIONS

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    

  • Plans and budgets for health services produced.
  • Financial, Medical & Human resources mobilized.
  • Monitoring, support supervision and evaluation of health services conducted.
  • Medical supplies and equipment procured.
  • Accountability for financial, medical supplies and other resources made.
  • Maintenance of Health equipment and facilities carried out.
  • Uganda National Minimum Health Care Package (UNMHCP) managed.
  • District Councils and other stakeholders advised on health related issues
  • Sensitization programs about PHC in the Communities coordinated.
  • Human Resource management functions executed.
  • Health research conducted.
  • National Health Service delivery standards enforced.
  • Health Management Information System supported.
  • Professional & Service Codes of Conduct & Ethics enforced.
  • Periodic Reports prepared & submitted.


Key Functions             

  • Planning and budgeting for health service delivery and infrastructure in the District
  • Mobilizing resources for health service delivery and infrastructure in the District.
  • Monitoring and evaluating the delivery of health services in the district.
  • Procuring medical supplies and equipment.
  • Providing technical guidance and support supervision to Health Centres.
  • Managing and accounting for financial, medical supplies and other resources allocated to the Districts.
  • Coordinating the maintenance of Health equipment and facilities.
  • Interpreting National Health Policy and integrating it into District Health Plans.
  • Managing the implementation of the Uganda National Minimum Health Care Package (UNMHCP).
  • Tendering advice on health related issues to the District Councils and other stakeholders
  • Carrying out monitoring and evaluation of health programs in the District.
  • Coordinating sensitization programs about PHC in the Communities
  • Carrying out Human Resource management functions like identifying manpower needs, training, mentoring, coaching, promotions, leave, deployment and periodic assessment of health staff
  • Managing health research.
  • Supporting maintenance of the Health Management Information System in the District.
  • Liaising with Ministry of Health and other stakeholders in enforcing adherence to National Health Service Delivery Standards.
  • Enforcing the Professional and Service Codes of Conduct and Ethics.
  • 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[1] 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

Key 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
  • Information management

 

 

FINANCE- DISTRICT JOBS

Job Title                       :           Chief Finance Officer

Salary Scale                 :           U1 E

Reports to                    :           Chief Administrative Officer

Responsible for           :           Senior Finance Officer (Revenue and Budget)

Senior Accountant (Expenditure and Accounts)                           

Job Purpose

To provide guidance and technical support, to the Management on proper management and accountability for the financial resources of the District in the accordance with the current financial laws;

 

Key Outputs

  1. Collection of Revenue supervised;
  2. Books of accounts and accounting records prepared;
  3. Financial transactions verified and sanctioned;
  4. Budgets and work plans prepared and coordinated;
  5. Financial statements and reports prepared;
  6. Audit queries answered;
  7. Technical support to Council on financial matters provided through the Chief Administrative Officer;
  8. Revenue sources reviewed and alternatives identified;
  9. Procurement and prompt payments for goods and services timely done;
  10. Staff in the Finance Department deployed, supervised and appraised;
  11. Financial policy, regulations and professional practices enforced;

Key Functions

  1. Supervising the collection of revenue;
  2. Preparing books of accounts and accounting records;
  3. Managing, controlling and accounting for the financial resources of the District;
  4. Preparing and coordinating budgets and work plans for the District Local Government through the Budget Desk;
  5. Reconciling bank statements to iron out discrepancies with cash books;
  6. Preparing financial statements and reports;
  7. Answering audit queries and mandatory inquiries whenever necessary;
  8. Providing technical support to Council on financial matters;
  9. Planning, supervising and assessing the performance of staff in the Department of Finance;
  10. Reviewing and identifying  alternative sources of revenue generation;
  11. Coordinating the procurement and payment for goods and services provided to the District Administration.
  12. Enforcing adherence to financial policy, regulations and professional practices in all financial transactions.

 

Person Specifications

(i)                  Qualifications

  • EITHER : An Honors Bachelors Degree in either Commerce (Accounting option) or Business Administration (Accounting option) or Business Studies ( Accounting option) or Finance and Accounting plus full  Professional Accounting Qualifications such as ACCA, CPA, ACIS and CPE from a recognized University/institution.

OR Full professional qualification in Accountancy such as ACCA, CPA, ACIS and CPE obtained from a recognised Institution and accredited by Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) plus a minimum of a Post graduate diploma in Financial Management or Business Administration from a recognised awarding institution.

 

(ii)                Experience

  • At least nine (9) years experience in accounting three (3) of which should have been served at the level of Principal Finance Officer in Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization.

(iii)       Competences

  • Financial Management
  • Planning, Budgeting and coordinating;
  • Accountability;
  • Problem solving and Decision Making;
  • Communication;
  • Concern for quality and standards;
  •  Ethics and Integrity;
  • Time management

 

Job Title                                   :           Principal Health Inspector/Senior Environmental Officer

Salary Scale                             :           U3

Reports To                               :           Assistant District Health Inspector (Environmental Health)

Responsible For                      :           Senior Health Inspector

                                                            Environmental Health Officer

Job Purpose:                          

To manage and promote hygiene and environmental Sanitation within the community

Key Outputs

  1. Environmental health services planned and budgeted for, monitored and evaluated
  2. Disease surveillance carried out
  3. Allocated resources accounted for.
  4. Inspection of homesteads and public premises for hygiene and environmental sanitation carried out.
  5. Community sensitization on Public Health Act, Regulations and By-laws carried out.
  6. Refuse collection and disposal sites inspected.
  7. Human Resource Management activities like manpower needs assessment, training, promotion, leave and deployment carried out.
  8. Research activities initiated and implemented.
  9.  Students and staff trained and mentored.
  10. Hygiene and environmental sanitation reports produced and submitted.

 

Key Functions

  1. Participating in disease surveillance and management of Environmental Health activities.
  2. Accounting for allocated resources.
  3. Coordinating inspection of homesteads and public premises for hygiene and environmental sanitation.
  4. Sensitizing the community on Public Health Act, Regulations and By-laws.
  5. Inspecting refuse collection and disposal sites.
  6. Carrying out human resource management activities like identifying manpower needs, training, promotion, leave and deployment.
  7. Initiating and participating in research activities.
  8.  Training and mentoring students and staff.
  9. Enforcing the Public Health Act, Regulations and Health promotion measures.
  10. Managing and accounting for allocated resources.
  11. Adhering to professional code of conduct and ethics.

 

Person Specifications

(i)                  Qualifications

  • Must have an Honours Degree in Environmental Health Sciences from a recognized Institution with six years (6) experience three (3) of which at the level of Senior Health Inspector
  • Must have a Diploma in Health Services Management or its equivalent.
  • Must be registered and licensed with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

 

(ii) Competences:  

  • Planning, organizing and coordinating
  • Coaching and mentoring
    • Concern for quality and standards.
    • Accountability.
    • Result oriented
    • Time management

 

 

Job Title                       :           Senior Civil Engineer (Roads and Buildings)

Salary Scale                 :           U3

Reports to                    :           District Engineer

Responsible for           :           Senior Assistant Engineering Officer (Civil)

                                                Senior Assistant Engineering Officer (Roads)

Job Purpose

To assist the District engineer in executing engineering and technical works.

 

 

Key Outputs

  1. Technical advice to the District provided.
  2. Engineering works supervised.
  3. Work Plans and budgets prepared.
  4. Status reports on implementation of building and structural plans prepared.

 

Key Functions

  1. Providing technical advice.
  2. Supervising engineering works.
  3. Preparing work plans and budgets.
  4. Preparing status reports on building and structural plans implementation

 

Person Specifications

(i)      Qualifications

  • Should hold an Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or Institution.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Construction Management from a recognized University/Institution.

 

(ii)          Experience

At least three years of practical experience at the level of a Civil Engineer.

 

(iii)        Competences

  • Project management;;
  • Information technology;
  • Planning, organizing and coordinating.
  • Accountability;
  • Concern for quality and standards;
  • Ethics and integrity;
  • Time management

 

Job Title                       :           Senior Civil Engineer (Water)

Salary Scale                 :           U3

Reports to                    :           District Engineer

Responsible for           :           Senior Assistant Engineering officer (Water)

 

Job Purpose

To assist the District engineer in executing Water Engineering works.

 

Key Outputs

         i.            Technical advice to the District provided.

       ii.            Water engineering works supervised.

      iii.            Work Plans and budgets prepared.

     iv.            Status reports on water engineering works prepared.

 

Key Functions

 i.   Providing technical advice.

  1. Supervising water engineering works.
    1. Preparing work plans and budgets.
    2. Preparing status reports on water engineering works

 

Person Specifications

(i)            Qualifications

  • Should hold an Honours Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or Institution.
  • Post graduate Diploma in Water Engineering from a recognized university/Institution.

 

(ii)       Experience

At least three years of practical experience at the level of a Civil Engineer.

 

(iii)     Competences

  • Project management;
  • Procurement, Disposal and contract management;
  • Accountability;
  • Concern for quality and standards;
  • Ethics and integrity;
  • Networking;
  • 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

  1.    i.                  Custody for accounting records and documents provided;
  2.  ii.                  Deferred tax payments and returns processed and records kept;
  3. Financial transactions, cashbooks and subsidiary ledgers posted to General ledger and books of accounts updated;
  4. Pay change report forms prepared and payroll transaction reports reconciled;
  5.  v.                  Transactions entered into the commitment control register;
  6. Custody of cash and imprest provided and payments effected;
  7. 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;

  1. Posting financial transactions, cashbooks and subsidiary ledgers to General ledger and updating books of accounts;
  2. Preparing Pay Change report forms and reconciling payroll transaction reports;

 v.                  Entering transactions into the commitment control register;

  1. Providing custody of cash and imprest and effecting payments;
  2. Preparing draft monthly reconciliation reports;

 

 

Person specification

(i)                  Qualifications

  • A minimum of a Diploma 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 A Pre-professional Accounting Qualification (ATC or CAT) awarded from recognised 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
  • Time management

 

 

 

 

Job Title                       :           Assistant Education Officer

Salary Scale                 :           U5

Reports to                    :           Education Officer

Responsible for           :          

 

Job Purpose:  

To support the implementation of educational policies, plans and Programmes.

 

Key Outputs

         i.            Monitoring and evaluation Reports prepared;

       ii.            Guidance to Head teachers and School Management Committees on the implementation of educational policies, plans and programmes tendered;

      iii.            Educational institutions monitored and status reports produced;

     iv.            Education management systems and plans developed.

 

Key Functions

         i.            Preparing Monitoring and evaluation Reports

       ii.            Guiding head teachers and school management committees on the implementation of educational policies, plans and programmes.

      iii.            Monitoring Educational institution and  producing  status reports;

     iv.            Developing Education management systems and plans

Person Specifications

(i)           Qualifications

  • Should hold a Diploma in Education from a recognized institution.

 

(ii)         Competences

  • Planning, organizing and coordinating;
  • Coaching and mentoring;
  • Records and information management
  • Communicating effectively;
  • Concern for quality and standards
  • Time management

 

Job Title                                   :           Anaesthetic Attendant

Salary Scale                             :           U8

Reports To                               :           Anaesthetic Officer

Responsible For                                  :           None

 

Job Purpose                           

To assist Anaesthetic Officer during anesthetic procedures

 

Key Outputs

  1. Equipment and other materials for anesthetic procedures prepared.
  2. Assisting Anaesthetic Officer before, during and after anesthetic procedures.
  3. Patients collected from the wards and returned after operations.
  4. Anaesthetic equipment cleaned.
  5. Anaesthetic waste safely disposed.

 

Key Functions

  1. Clean and disinfect anesthetic equipment.
  2. Prepare equipment and materials for anesthetic procedures.
  3. Collect patients for anesthetic procedures and return them after the operations.
  4. Assist anesthetic officer during anesthetic procedures.
  5. Dispose off anesthetic waste safely.
  6. Adhering to professional and service code of conduct.

 

 

Person Specifications

i)          Qualifications

  • Must have the Ordinary Certificate of Education with passes in science subjects from a recognized institution

ii)         Competencies

  • Planning and organizing
  • Guidance and counseling
  • Concern for quality and standards
  • Ethics and integrity
  • Teamwork

 

Job Title                                   :           Cold Chain Assistant

Salary Scale                             :           U7

Reports To                               :           Cold Chain Technician.

Job Purpose                           

To assist in the installation and maintenance of an efficient Cold Chain System for safe storage of Vaccines and other Medicines.

 

Key Out puts

  1. Assistance in installation and maintenance of Cold Chain System.
  2. Major faults reported.
  3. Assistance in safe storage of vaccines and other medicines provided.
  4. Allocated resources accounted for.
  5. Reports compiled and submitted.
  6. Participation in immunization activities.

 

Key Functions

  1. Assisting in installing and maintaining Cold Chain System.
  2. Identifying and repairing minor faults at site and report major ones to Cold Chain Technician.
  3. Assisting in safe storage of vaccines and other medicines.
  4. Managing and accounting for allocated resources.
  5. Compiling and submitting reports to Cold Chain Technician.
  6. Participating in immunization activities.

 

Person specifications

i)      Qualifications

  • Must have a Certificate in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning from a recognized institution.

(ii)        Competences

  • Information Management.
  • Concern for quality and standards of the chain systems.
  • Communicating effectively.
  • Ethics and integrity.
  • 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

  1.    i.                  Vehicle driven as assigned;
  2.  ii.                  Vehicle cleaned, maintained and minor repairs carried out;
  3. Major mechanical faults reported;
  4. Basic vehicle records maintained;
  5.  v.                  Vehicle safely kept;      

 

Key Functions

  1.    i.                  Driving vehicles for official duty and assignments;
  2.  ii.                  Carrying out basic maintenance and cleanliness of the vehicle;
  3. Reporting major technical mechanical faults to the supervising officer;
  4. Maintaining basic records regarding the vehicles as instructed;
  5.  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;
  • Flexibility;

 

Job Title                       :           Office Attendant

Salary Scale                 :           U8

Reports to                    :           Office Supervisor

 

Job Purpose               

To facilitate effective operation of offices.

 

Key Outputs

  1.    i.                  Office premises cleaned and secured;
  2.  ii.                  Office Items collected and delivered;
  3. Office tea prepared and served;
  4. Official errands timely done;

 

Key Functions

  1.    i.                  Cleaning office premises and ensuring that the offices are properly locked;
  2.  ii.                  Collecting and delivering office items, documents, mail and parcels as instructed;
  3. Preparing and serving tea to officers;
  4. 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;
    • Time Management;

 

Job Title                       :           Porter

Salary Scale                 :           U8

Reports to                    :           Office Superintendent

                                                           

Job Purpose

To provide a clean environment within the organization.

 

Key Outputs

  1. Clean environment maintained.
  2. Compound cleaned.

 

Key Functions

  1. Cleaning the office environment
  2. Cleaning the compound.

 

Person Specifications

(i)      Qualifications

  • O’ Level Certificate

 

(ii)     Competences

(a)     Technical

  • Accountability;
  • Ethics and integrity
  • Time Management.