Job Description

Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) is an Autonomous Institution under the Ministry of Health established by the Uganda Cancer Institute Act, 2016. The Act mandates the Institute to undertake and coordinate the management of Cancer and Cancer related diseases in Uganda. The main focus of the Institute is Cancer treatment, prevention, Research and Training in Oncology, Pediatrics, Gynecology, Radiotherapy, Surgery, Imaging and Radiology, Nuclear Medicine among others. In order to increase access to cancer services, the Government of Uganda and Uganda Cancer institute adapted a strategy of establishing Regional Cancer Centres in Mbarara, Arua, Gulu and Mbale to offer cancer services at regional level. The Government of Uganda has provided funding to Uganda Cancer Institute to operationalize UCI-Regional Cancer Centre, Gulu. In order to functionalize the centre, the Institute is in the process of recruiting staff to fill the gaps in the structural establishment at the Uganda Cancer Institute, Kampala and at the UCINorthern Regional Cancer Centre, Gulu. Applications are being invited from qualified Ugandans to fill the vacant positions below: They should be addressed to the Executive Director, Uganda Cancer Institute, P. O. Box 3935, Kampala, accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of Academic Certificates and Professional Certificates, names and address of three Referees and submitted to the UCI Central Registry, not later than Thursday 30th November, 2023. Detailed job descriptions and Person Specifications for the advertised positions can be accessed on UCI web site, 


1. Consultant (Pediatric Surgery)
2. Medical Officer Special Grade,(Gynaecology Oncology)
3. Medical Officer Special Grade, (Microbiology)
4. Medical Officer Special Grade, (Medical Oncology and Hematology)
5. Medical Officer Special Grade,(Peadiatric)
6. Medical Officer Special Grade (Oncology Imaging)
7. Medical Officer
8. Radiation Therapy Technologist
9. Cytotechnologist
10. Senior Nursing Officer
11. Cancer Registrar
12. Principal Procurement Officer
13. Senior Procurement Officer
14. Human Resource Officer
15. Kitchen Attendant



1. Consultant – Medical Oncology/ Hematology
2. Medical Officer Special Grade (Internal Medicine)
3. Medical Officer Special Grade (Pediatric)
4. Medical Officer Special Grade (Oncology Imaging)
5. Medical Officer Special Grade/Gynecology
6. Medical Officer Special Grade/Surgery
7. Medical Officer Special Grade/Anesthesiologist
8. Senior Nursing Officer
9. Medical Officer
10. Cytotechnologist
11. Medical Social Worker
12. Counsellor
13. Imaging Technologist
14. Medical Laboratory Technologist
15. Assistant Secretary
16. Human Resource Officer
17. Palliative Care Nurse
18. Biomedical Engineer
19. Medical Records Officer
20. Anesthetic Officer
21. Pharmacy Technician
22. Physiotherapist
23. Nutritionist
24. ICT Systems Administrator
25. Assistant Inventory Management Officer
26. Senior Assistant Accountant
27. Assistant Nursing Officer/Nursing
28. Clinical Officer
29. Security Officer
30. Assistant Catering Officer
31. Receptionist
32. Electrician
33. Plumber
34. Driver
35. Office Attendant
36. Mortuary Attendant
37. Kitchen Attendant
38. Security Guard