USAID IntraHealth Jobs – Communications and Knowledge Management Officer

Organisation: IntraHealth
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About IntraHealth:
The purpose of the Uganda Capacity Program is to strengthen Human Resources for Health (HRH) systems to improve workforce planning, health worker skills, allocation, and utilization of health workers, and strengthen systems for sustained health worker performance to improve health outcomes for the people of Uganda.
Job Summary: The Communications and Knowledge Management Officer be charged with the raising the profile of UCP through documentation and dissemination of key program achievements to various stakeholders including United States Government
(USG) and non USG development partners, government departments and the general population.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Work with program senior management to develop a UCP strategic communication and documentation plan and oversee its implementation
  • Identify key program areas for documentation and dissemination
  • Lead documentation of key program achievements including writing, success stories, news briefs and blogs
  • Participate in conducting operational research to inform programming and showcasing program impact
  • Take on overall coordination of quarterly and monthly work planning
  • Provide technical support to program staff in preparing for and carrying out key program events for maximum program visibility
  • Build staff capacity in documentation and communication
  • Perform any other assigned duties. 
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Marketing, Mass Communication or other relevant field
  • Additional training in behaviour change communication and/or project planning and management
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to conduct rapid stakeholder analysis and design appropriate communication messages based on identified needs
  • Experience writing technical reports, conducting and publishing research
  • Experience developing communication messages
  • Experience working with a variety of donors and USAID in particular
  • Computer literacy in Word, Excel, Power Point. 
How to Apply:
All candidates should send their photocopies of their certificates and testimonials as part of their applications to: Human Resource and Administration Officer and should be submitted to IntraHealth International Uganda Capacity Program (UCP) offices at Plot 20B, Kawalya Kaggwa Close Kololo (near Kololo Hospital), Kampala, Uganda or sent by email to jobs-uganda@intrahealth.org.
NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. IntraHealth International, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Deadline: 14th June, 2013

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