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Job Director Outbreak Preparedness and Response Unit Organization RWANDA BIO-MEDICAL CENTER
Level 3.II Reports To Epidemic Surveillance and Response Division Manager
No. of Positions 1 Deadline 15/Nov/2018
Job Description
1. Oversee and provide national strategy for epidemic prevention and control in alignment with the global health security and international health regulation; 2. Coordinate and organize outbreaks investigations and after actions review; 3. Provide capacity building for the Field Epidemiology Training Program; 4. Conduct epidemics risk mapping and simulation exercises for readiness; 5. Prepare an annual work plan and ensure adequate implementation; 6. Update and develop technical documents/guideline/SoPs for preparedness and response to epidemics and other public health threats; 7. Ensure stockpiles of drugs, vaccines and supplies for epidemic preparedness and response 8. Other duties assigned by supervisors
Job Profile
Medical Doctor with master’s degree in field of epidemiology or Medical Doctor with mater’s degree in public health having at least 2 years of working experience in global health security and international health regulation. Key Technical Skills & Knowledge required:
- Good knowledge of Rwanda Health System
- Knowledge of public health communicable disease prevention
- Knowledge and technical expertise in preparedness, disease surveillance and response
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with donors, implementing partners and other stakeholders
- Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects
- Extensive knowledge and understanding of the Rwandan Health system;
- Planning & Organizational Skills;
- Research Skills & Writing Skills;
- Creative, proactive, customer focused, solutions led and outcome driven Skills;
- Interpersonal Skills
- Effective communication skills;
- Time Management Skills;
- Computer Skills;
- Judgment & Decision making skills;
- Complex Problem solving Skills;
- Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French; knowledge of all is an advantage