District Health Officer

at Masindi District Local Government
Location Masindi, Uganda
Date Posted December 2, 2019
Category Health Care / Medical
Job Type Full-time
Currency UGX


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;
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;


General management;
Planning organizing and coordinating;
Human resource management;
Procurement, disposal and contract management;
Project management;

Experience Requirements

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

Education Requirements

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

Applying Instructions

Applications are invited from suitable and eligible Ugandans to fill vacant posts currently available in the various Departments in Masindi Municipal Council and Masindi District Local Government as specified below:

Applications should be filled in triplicate on Public Service Commission Form No.3 (2008) and submitted to the


District Service Commission,

P.O. Box 67, Masindi 

The application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission Offices, Farmers’ House, 2nd Floor, Parliament Avenue Kampala and District Service Commission Offices.
Applications should bear the Title of the post as well as the Reference Number specified against the vacancy. Applicants should attach three (3) recent passport size photographs, certified photocopies of their Academic Certificates, Transcripts Slips, copies

of Registration Certificates and valid Practicing Certificates / License ( for Health Workers who are required by law to register with relevant Professional Councils) plus other relevant documents.

Applicants already in service should route their applications through their Heads of Departments who must be informed of the closing date to avoid delay.

Applicants who shall not hear from the District Service Commission, on completion of the recruitment and selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.

NB: Applicants already appointed in Public Service serving in the same scales/posts as the advertised jobs will not be considered.

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