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National Technical Assistant (Arua)

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Project, program management
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

The National Technical Assistant at Regional Level contributes to attainment of the specific objective of the activity, in the role assigned to him/her by the project documents (T FF, agreement or contract) namely, in general to provide specialist technical support to the activities of the projects at implementation level, especially in the areas of Results-Based Financing and Health System Strengthening, to be transferred to the partner. On this note, Enabel in Uganda, is seeking to recruit a National Technical Assistant for Arua .


  • The Enabel National Technical Assistant must have five to ten years of professional experience as a specialist in the field of Public Health or Health Economics;
  • At least three years’ experience in working with the public health system of Uganda at implementation level;
  • Knowledge of the logical framework (PCM) ;
  • Project design and project cycle management;
  • General principles of development cooperation (OECD Development Assistance Committee, Millennium Goals, Belgian and European policy, etc.);
  • Knowledge of relevant computer tools;
  • Good language skills: the official language of the country (English) and knowledge of the local language;
  • Thorough knowledge of the Ugandan Health system
  • Experience with national M&E system
  • Experience in the design ot business plans
  • Experience in capacity building at individual and institutional level
  • Strong capacity to manage usual software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Database software)

How to Apply
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their hard copy applications including a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV) of 4 pages maximum and copies of relevant academic documents with names of at least 3 professional referees; their emails and telephone contacts.


As Technical Advisor. (55%)

  • He/she contributes technical knowledge to the partner structure in the execution of all aspects of the project activities in both public and PNFP facilities at regional implementation level prescribed by the projects;
  • Provide technical and methodological expertise for the implementation and follow-up of project activities, mainly in the areas of Health Financing and Health System Strengthening;
  • Monitor the implementation of the RBF manual of procedure, including RBF scheme and RBF tools (information system, monitoring and evaluation, fiduciary system, contracts, business plans, etc.)
  • Participate in the quarterly quantity and quality verification of DHMT and health facilities activities;
  • Assure institutional and organisational development through capacity transfer;
  • Provide advice during the design and establishment of the training programme and provide assistance with and improvement of training actions;

As Public Relations for Enabel: (10%)
  • Develop a network and build synergy with local stakeholders (MoH, PNFP, Local Government, development partners, population, etc.) so as to improve the effectiveness & sustainability of activities;
  • Represent Enabel and the projects in the region and keeps the local media informed about the project activities;
  • Contribute in communication on the project activities and strategies and conduct advocacy activities
  • Enhance the image of Enabel with beneficiaries;
  • Stimulate dialogue with the stakeholders involved in project activities & help create a positive work environment;

As a Manager: (20%)
  • Contribute to the operational planning of the project activities with annual action plans for activities at regional implementation level;
  • Be responsible for the joint operational planning of tasks in the region with his/her NTA colleague;
  • Draw up reports (periodic report, follow-up reports, contribution to official reports to Representation, Enabel Hill and donor, etc.);
  • Process and analyse data for improved decision making;
  • Help organise consultation missions and ensure that they proceed smoothly;
  • Advise ad hoc technical support missions in support of the project and participate in their set-up;
  • Monitor and evaluate the indicators of the project, the RBF scheme and the national health information system of the facilities in the region to facilitate informed decision making.

As Capitaliser – Facilitator — Innovator (15%)
  • Adopt an action research approach for the introduction of new initiatives, including the Results Based Financing modality;
  • Participate with the whole project technical team in all the steps of the realistic evaluation;
  • Document best practices and lessons learned throughout the duration of the project to prepare for formal capitalisation at the end of the projects;
  • Document innovative interventions to increase the technical knowledge for the partner and Enabel and to feed the policy debate at national level by those field experiences;
  • Contribute to the reflection on the financing mechanisms of the emergency evacuation system

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Project, program management
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Project management; Stakeholder communication; Project monitoring and evaluation (M&E); Operative planning; Project implementation; Innovation processes; Public health
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Consulting, business support, auditingCompany size: 1000+ people

Enabel is the Belgian development agency. We support development projects across the globe to eradicate poverty. Doing so, we help build a world where women and men live under the rule of law, have equal access to quality public services and are free to pursue their aspirations.

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