USAID World Vision NGO Careers – Behaviour Change Communication/CLTS Advisor

Organisation: World Vision International
Funding Source: USAID
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief of Party
About WVU:
World Vision International is a Christian Relief, Development and
Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children,
families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work
in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of
children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for
working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful
completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record
checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness.
Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary: The Behaviour Change
Communication/CLTS Advisor will render support in the development and
implementation of evidence-based communication strategies to address WASH
interventions including Behaviour Change Communications BCC) as well as
Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS)
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively coordinate and maintains overall
    responsibility for technical oversight of all the BCC/CLTS component of
    the grant in collaboration with other team members and partners
  • Support the Chief of Party in the
    planning, development and periodic appraisals of BCC/CLTS technical
    materials and tools to assure their compliance with the policies and
    strategies of the government
  • Oversee the development, revisions and
    implementation of CLTS and WASH related tools, guidelines, materials and
    methodologies to promote community problem solving and decision-making
    concerning health, hygiene and sanitation issues
  • Actively facilitate the production of
    simple WASH friendly technologies and promote their use through the
    systems and structures established by partner organizations
  • Support the integration of public health
    concepts into WASH activities and ensure close collaboration with health,
    education and district assembly sub-sectors, including hygiene promotion
    and community mobilization
  • Ensure that gender issues are considered
    in the design and implementation of BCC strategies
  • Assist the Chief of Party to represent the
    project at WASH forums and technical sessions.
  • The incumbent will also perform any other
    duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    a Master’s Degree in public health, engineering, business or similar field
  • A minimum of ten years of general public
    health expertise including engagement of government counterparts in
    coordination, planning and monitoring of initiatives.
  • Past exposure and experience in
    undertaking at-scale public health activities.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of
    behavior change strategies including experience formative research,
    strategy development and implementation.
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of
    CLTS and typical WASH BC methodologies.
  • Must be a committed Christian, able to
    stand above denominational diversities.
  • Attend and participate/lead in daily
    devotions and weekly Chapel services.
NB: The position is open to Only Ugandan
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link
Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at
World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are
particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 17th July, 2015.
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