7 USAID Project Jobs – Regional Communication Officer (RTO) at FHI 360

Organisation: FHI 360
Project / Program: Communication
for Healthy Communities (CHC)
Duty Station: Central,
Western, Southwestern, West Nile, Karamoja, Northern, Eastern,
About Us:
FHI 360 is a leading global development organization dedicated to
improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, °catty driven
solutions. Our professional staff includes experts in education, health,
nutrition, economic development, civil society and environment as well as
cross-cutting experts in gender issues, research, applied science, behavior
change and technology giving us the unique mix of capabilities to address
today’s diverse and interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 operates from
60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world
FHI 360 — Uganda is seeking qualified candidates for the Communication
for Healthy Communities (CHC) five year program designed to support the GOU and
partners to design and implement quality heath communication interventions to
contribute to reduction in HIV Infections, total fertility, maternal &
child mortality, malnutrition, malaria & tuberculosis. CHC aims to achieve
this through the use of innovative approaches, capacity strengthening,
increased collaboration among partners, and rigorous research and knowledge
management for health communication.
Job Summary: The Regional
Communication Officer (RCO) will coordinate day-to-day implementation of health
communication activities at the regional, district and community level.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Offer health communication (HC) technical
    support to all the implementing partners, CBOs, MARPs, creative partners,
    and radio stations
  • Technically support review, field tests
    and customizing integrated campaign materials to reflect regional
  • Support the process of identifying,
    training and supervising community campaign champions and MARPS, linking
    supply and demand side communication.
  • Support districts, implementing partners
    and CBOs to implement HC strategies and activities.
  • Document and monitor HC activities and
    develop success stories mu a regular basis.
  • Develop activity reports and participate
    in developing quarterly and annual reports.
  • Perform any other duties as instructed
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • The candidate should possess a bachelor’s
    degree in communication, social sciences, public health or related field
    with 3 years’ experience in health communication, community mobilization
    or advocacy.
  • Past working experience working with
    districts, implementing partners and local leaders.
  • Experience with health communication (Hand
    community mobilization.
  • Ability to work independently and manage a
    high volume work flow
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency
    in Microsoft Office
  • Strong written and verbal communication
    skills in English (and at least one key regional language
How to Apply:
All candidates should send a cover letter and CV/resume by email to:
uganda-info@fhi360.org. Please clearly indicate Job Title in email subject line
or on top of envelope.
Deadline: 20th September, 2013

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