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District Health Officer (Re-advertised)-Apac District

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Reference Number: ADSC/01/2020
Job application procedure
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the vacant posts that exist in the service of Apac District Local Government. Applications should be submitted in triplicate on PSC Form 3 (Revised 2008) to the SECRETARY, DISTRICT SERVICE COMMISSION, P.O. BOX 1, APAC, not later than Friday, 25th September, 2020 from the date of this advertisement.
Application forms can be downloaded from our website: , or,, or the Public Service Commission Office 2nd Floor, Farmers House, Parliament Avenue, Kampala and / or any District Service Commission Offices and must be filled in the applicants hand writing with three (3) current passport size photographs attached.
Serving officers should route in their applications through their heads of Departments who should be informed of the closing date to avoid delay.
Applicants should attach three sets of certified photocopies of their academic certificates, transcripts, pass slips(where applicable), and identity cards from all the institutions/schools attended, registration and annual practicing License(where applicable) and any other supporting documents with three recent passport size photographs and any other relevant documents to each of the three application forms.
Those that will be shortlisted and invited for interviews must come with original academic and professional documents, identity cards from all the institutions/schools attended and National Identity Cards. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Job Purpose:
To manage and coordinate the effective, efficient, and affordable delivery of quality of health services in the District.


  • 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.

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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