Employment

JOB ADVERTISEMENT

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the under mentioned vacancies with Nebbi District Local Government. Applications should be in Triplicate (3 Copies) each with photocopies of academic certificates and other supporting documents plus 3 passport size photographs and be submitted to the Secretary District Service Commission, P.O Box 1, Nebbi. Dead line for submission is 17th November, 2017.
Application Forms are obtainable from District Service Commission Offices country wide and Public Service Commission Offices, Kampala. Those already in Government Service should route their applications through their Heads of Department who should be informed of the closing date to avoid unnecessary delays.
NOTE
• Applications should be submitted in a file folder bearing Name of Applicant, Authority, Post, Valid Contact & Reference Number (Check Summary of Advert for Job Reference No.)
• Females and Persons with Disability who qualify are encouraged to apply.

  1. Job Title : District Health Officer
    Vacancy : 1
    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 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; and
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.
Post Graduate Diploma in Public Administration & Management 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.

  1. Job Title: District Engineer
    Vacancy : 1
    Salary Scale : U1 E
    Reports to : Chief Administrative Officer
    Responsible for : Senior Civil Engineers
    Senior Assistant Engineering Officer (Mechanical, Civil).
    Job Purpose
    To coordinate and manage all engineering and technical works in the District.

Key Functions
Providing technical advice and guidance to stakeholders;
Preparing technical specifications of contracts;
Supervising all the technical works in the District;
Preparing work plans and budgets for the technical works in the District;
Approving buildings and other structural plans;
Developing and maintaining water and sanitation systems; and
Enforcing engineering and works policies.

Person Specifications
(i) Qualifications:
Should hold an Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or Institution.
Should also have a Masters in an engineering discipline.
Should be a registered Engineer with Uganda Engineers Registration Board (UERB).
(ii) Experience:
At least nine (9) years in a civil engineering job three of which should have been at the level of Principal Engineer (Civil) in Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization.
(iii) Competences
• Project management;
• Human resource management;
• Information technology;
• Accountability; • Concern for quality and standards;
• Ethics and integrity;
• Leadership; and
• Time management.

  1. Job Title : Senior Principal Medical Officer (Medical Superintendent)
    No of vacancy : 1
    Salary Scale : U1E
    Reports To : District Heath Officer
    Responsible For : Principal Medical Officer,
    Senior Medical Officer Special Grade,
    Principal Nursing Officer,
    Senior Hospital Administrator, and
    Pharmacist
    Job Purpose
    To manage the general hospital and ensure delivery of quality health services to the population

Key Functions
Planning and budgeting for health services activities in the Hospital;
Coordinating the implementation of the Uganda Minimum Health Care Package;
Overseeing the functioning of the health information management systems;
Coordinating the procurement of equipment, medicines and other supplies for the hospital;
Enforcing the Professional and Service Codes of Conduct and Ethics;
Carrying out human resource management functions like identifying manpower needs, training, promotional, leave, deployment and appraisal;
Ensuring adherence to National Health Service delivery standards;
Responsible for the operationalization of occupational health and safety policy and guidelines;
Ensuring regular maintenance of hospital infrastructure and equipment;
Coordinating the provision Continuous Professional Development; and
Preparing and submitting periodic reports to relevant authorities.
Person Specifications
(i) Qualifications
• M.B.Ch.B or BDS or its equivalent from a recognized University/Institution.
• A Postgraduate Diploma in Health Services Management or Public Administration Management
from a recognized institution.
• Must be registered and licensed with the Medical and Dental Practitioners Council.
• Masters degree in any relevant discipline is an added advantage.
(ii) Experience
• Nine years working experience in health services management three of which must be at the level of Principal Medical Officer.
(iii) Competences
• Planning, Organizing and coordinating;
• Project Management;
• Information management skills;
• Accountability;
• Concern for quality and standards; • Time management skills;
• Team building;
• Leadership;
• Report writing; and
• Procurement disposal & contract management.

  1. Job Title : District Education Officer
    Vacancy : 1
    Salary Scale : U1 E
    Reports to : Chief Administrative Officer
    Responsible for : Principal Education Officer
    Principal Inspector of Schools
    Sports Officer
    Job Purpose
    To coordinate and provide technical and professional guidance in the management of Education and
    Sports policies, plans and programmes in the District.

Key Functions
Implementing Education laws, policies and regulations;
Implementing approved education and sports development plans, strategies, and council decisions;
Providing technical and professional advice;
Organizing and Facilitating teachers’ training programmes;
Coordinating school inspection and sports programmes; and
Maintaining an updated teachers’ personnel data bank.
Person Specifications
(i) Qualifications
Should hold an Honors Bachelors Degree in Education from a recognized University or Institution.
Either : a Masters Degree in Education Planning and Management or Human Resources Management or Public Administration and Management
OR : other related Managerial fields from a recognized University or Institution.
(ii) Experience
At least nine (9) years working experience, three of which must have been in management of an educational Institution or gained from professional experience in a managerial capacity at the level of Principal Education Officer.

(iii) Competences
• Planning, organizing, and coordinating;
• Human resource management;
• Managing employee performance;
• Knowledge management; • Accountability;
• Communication;
• Concern for quality and standards
• Time management

  1. Job Title : Principal Veterinary Officer
    Vacancy : 1
    Salary Scale : U2
    Reports to : District Production and Marketing Officer
    Responsible for : Senior Veterinary Officer,
    Senior Veterinary Officer(Vermin Control)

Job Purpose
To provide leadership, technical support and guidance for the delivery of quality Veterinary extension
services in Local Governments in support of improved livelihood of the communities and national development.

Key Functions
Planning and budgeting for the provision of veterinary extension services in the District;
Supervising and providing technical support to the veterinary staff;
Providing technical guidance to Council on matters relating to the veterinary sub-sector;
Conducting surveillance for monitoring and control of livestock diseases and other Veterinary health related matters;
Producing performance reports on all programmes and activities of the veterinary sub-sector; and
Enforcing policy, regulations and legislation for the management of veterinary resources.

Person Specifications
(i) Qualifications
A Bachelors Degree in Veterinary Medicine or its equivalent from a recognised University plus a minimum of a post graduate qualification in a related veterinary discipline.
(ii) Experience
Working Experience of six (6) years three (3) of which should be at senior veterinary officer level or equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization.
(iii) Competence
• Planning, organizing and coordinating;
• Accountability;
• Concern for quality and standard; • Communication; and
• Time management;

  1. Job Title : Principal Entomologist
    Vacancy : 1
    Salary Scale : U2
    Reports to : District Production and Marketing Officer
    Responsible for : Senior Entomologist
    Job Purpose
    To provide leadership, technical support and guidance for the delivery of quality entomological services in Local Governments for the control of vector and to promote productive entomology (sericulture and apiary)
    Key Functions
    Providing advisory services to farmers and extension workers on prevention pests and diseases;
    Training and appraising performance of the Entomology staff periodically;
    Managing sub-sector budgets;
    Facilitating the control of game vermin
    Supervising and surveying deployment of tsetse fly traps;
    Setting up apiary and sericulture demonstration centres and training farmers in this regard;
    Ensuring quality products;
    Monitoring and mobilizing of Communities to participate in tsetse fly/pest; and Control initiatives.

Person Specifications
(i) Qualifications
An honors Bachelor of Science degree with a bias in Entomology and parasitology plus a minimum of a post graduate qualification in Entomology from a recognized University/ Institution.
(ii) Experience
At least six years of experience in the relevant field 3 of which should be at senior level in government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization.

(iii) Competences
• Managing employee performance;
• Coaching and mentoring;
• Financial management; • Should have Managerial and Analytical skills;
• Networking; and
• Time management.

  1. Job Title: Assistant District Health Officer (Maternal Child Health)
    No of vacancy : 1
    Salary Scale : U2
    Reports to : District Health Officer
    Responsible for : Principal Nursing Officer,
    Senior Nursing Officer,
    Cold Chain Technician
    Job Purpose
    To assist the DHO in ensuring efficient, effective and affordable delivery of Maternal Child Health and Nursing Services for the well being of the population of the District and ensure quality assurance in all Health Institutions in the District.
    Key Functions
    Planning and budgeting for Maternal Child Health and nursing services in the district;
    Implementing Maternal Child Health Policy, Plans and Programs;
    Coordinating the delivery of quality MCH and Nursing Services in the District;
    Coordinating operational research on MCH and nursing services in the district;
    Supervising and appraising staff under her jurisdiction;
    Updating Health information management systems;
    Monitoring and evaluating of MCH and nursing services in the district;
    Advising and reporting on MCH and Nursing activities;
    Enforcing adherence to the Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics to staff under his/her jurisdiction; Providing technical and integrated support supervision to Health Centers;
    Developing & implementing Primary Health Care Programmes, Maternal Child Health & Nursing Plans;
    Managing sensitization programmes on PHC in communities; and
    Managing PHC programmes in the community.

Person Specifications
(i) Qualifications
EITHER : A Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or Bachelor’s of Public Health Nursing from a recognized institution with Post Graduate Diploma in Health Services Management or related Management qualifications from a recognized Institution
OR : Double Trained Nursing with a Masters Degree in Public Health or equivalent Health Management Qualification.
• Must be registered with Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council.
• Masters Degree in Nursing, Public Health or Public Administration and Management is an added
advantage.

(ii) Experience
• At least six (6) years working experience in Nursing Practice three (3 )of which should have been in a Senior Health Service management position.
Competences
• Coaching and mentoring;
• Planning, organizing and coordinating;
• Accountability;
• Communication;
• Report writing; • Results oriented;
• Information management;
• Time management ;
• Team building; and
• Leadership.

  1. Job Title: Senior Health Educator
    Vacancy : 1
    Salary Scale : U3
    Reports To : Principal Health Educator
    Responsible For : Health Educator
    Job Purpose
    To implement appropriate strategies and programme for health Education and Promotion in the

Key Functions
Developing appropriate health Education materials;
Enforcing guidelines for implementing Health Education in the district;
Supporting implementation of Health Education programmes and activities by the community, government and non-governmental organizations;
Participating in planning and budgeting for Health Education in the District;
Accounting for allocated resources;
Participating in research activities;
Training and mentoring students and staff;
Enforcing staff adherence to professional Code of Conduct & Ethics;
Supervising and appraising staff; and
Preparing and submitting progress reports on Health Education.
Person Specifications
(i) Qualifications
Must have an Honors Degree in Health Education from a recognized Institution.Ø

(ii) Work Experience
Must have served for at least three (3) years as a Health Educator.

(iii) Competences
• Communication;
• Concern for quality and standards;
• Coaching and mentoring; • Results oriented; and
• Time management.

  1. Job Title : Senior Planner
    No of vacancy : 1
    Salary Scale : U3
    Report to : District Planner (Principal Planner)
    Responsible for : Planner

Job Purpose
To foster local development through planning management, Monitoring and evaluation of district
programmes and projects
Key Functions
Collecting, analysing and storing data into useful information for end users;
Developing and maintaining a data bank for planning and decision making purposes;
Providing technical advice on matters related to planning;
Preparing and coordinating work plans and budgets;
Developing and constantly reviewing District plans, projects and local government policies; and
Monitoring and evaluating Implementation of Local Government plans, programmes and projects.

Person specification
(i) Qualification
• An Honours Bachelors Degree in Economics from a recognised Institution; plus a Postgraduate Diploma in Planning and Management from a recognized institution.

(ii) Experience
• Must have three (3) years of working experience in the area of planning in the Public or a reputable
organisation;

(iii) Competencies
• Planning, organizing and coordinating;
• Project management;
• Financial management;
• Information Communication Technology (ICT); • Results orientation
• Teamwork
• Communication
• Time management

  1.  Job Title : Senior Entomologist
    No of vacancy : 1
    Salary Scale : U3
    Reports to : Principal Entomologist
    Job Purpose
    To control tsetse flies, game and vermin plus the promotion of productive entomology.

Key Functions
Controlling tsetse and other pests using environmentally friendly Techniques;
Organizing farmers’ training in the control of both ticks and tsetse flies;
Carrying out extension work in apiary (beekeeping) and sericulture;
Coordinating dissemination of information through the extension workers;
Producing work plans and budgets for training programmes and experiments; and
Writing reports on incidents of pests and game in the district.

Person Specifications
(i) Qualifications
• An Honours Bachelors Degree in Science with a bias in Entomology and Parasitology from a
recognised University/Institution.
(ii) Experience
• Three (3) years working experience in extension services at a level or entomologist or related work in government or a reputable Organisation.

(iii) Competences
• Planning, organizing and coordinating;
• Concern for quality and standards;
• Coaching and mentoring; • Communicating effectively ; and
• Time management.

  1. Job Title: Staff Surveyor
    Salary Scale : U4
    Reports To : Land Management Officer
    Responsible For : Surveyor
    Job Purpose
    To undertake land surveys in the Local Government and verify survey results by privately companies
    and individuals.

Key Functions
Conducting the survey of Local Government land as requested by the relevant authorities;
Providing technical support to the Local Government on land management issues;
Supervising the drawing of land plans for accomplished surveys;
Opening boundaries of Local Government land;
Verifying and authenticating deed plans;
Providing technical support in solving land disputes;
Coordinating and supervising contracted surveys;
Verifying and approving completed cadastral surveys;
Establishing and distributing control points for surveys;
Preparing and submitting work plans and budgets for land survey activities;
Preparing and submitting technical and operational reports; and
Requisitioning and accounting for resources and equipment for the Land Survey Unit.

Person Specifications
(i) Qualifications
An Honors Bachelor of Science Degree in either Surveying; GeomaticsØ or any other relevant field from a recognized Training Institution.
(ii) Competences
• Planning, organizing and coordinating;
• Negotiation and mediation;
• Accountability;
• Records and information management; • Quality and standards;
• Communication; and
• Ethics and integrity.

  1. Job Title : Senior Assistant Engineering Officer/ Civil Engineer
    No of vacancy : 1
    Salary Scale : U4
    Reports to : Senior Engineer (Water)
    Responsible for : Assistant Engineering Officer (Water)
    Job Purpose
    To support the provision of safe and clean water and adequate sanitation in the District.

Key Functions
Supervising the installation and maintenance of water facilities;
Preparing work plans and budgets;
Undertaking inspection of water and sanitation programmes in the communities;
Preparing status reports on water and sanitation in the communities; and
Supporting collaboration mechanisms with stakeholders in the provision of water.

Person Specifications:
(i) Qualifications:
EITHER: A Higher Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognised institution and at least three years of practical experience at an Assistant Engineering Officer (Civil) level in water engineering works.
OR: Should hold an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognised institution.
(iii) Competences:
• Project management;
• Planning, organizing and coordinating;
• Accountability;
• Concern for quality and standards; • Ethics and integrity;
• Communication; and
• Time management.
13. Job Title : Cartographer
Salary Scale : U5
Reports To : Staff Surveyor

Job Purpose
To plot all survey maps, plans, charts and produce prints.

Key Functions
Preparing deed plans;
Constructing cadastral sheets;
Plotting all surveys;
Preparing prints and surveys;
Updating drawing records; and
Providing safe custody of drawing records and equipment.

Person Specifications
(i) Qualifications
A Diploma in Cartography or Architectural Drawing and Draftsmanship from a recognized Institution

(ii) Competences
• Records and information management;
• Planning, organizing and coordinating;
• Information Technology;
• Dexterity; • Concern for quality and standards;
• Communication; and
• Time management.

NB: For any inquiries please contact the Secretary District Service Commission on telephone number 0782554247 or email aconsolate@yahoo.co.uk