6 Area Health Coordinator Job Placements - BRAC International

Organisation: BRAC International
Duty Station: Gulu, Soroti, Hoima, Fortportal, Mubende & Mbale, Uganda

About US:
BRAC International is one of the world’s largest Non-Governmental Development Organizations, working in a number of countries in Africa and Asia on poverty alleviation Programs, is registered in Uganda as BRAC Uganda. The organization implements integrated development approach combining Education, Health, Agriculture, Livestock, Adolescent Empowerment and Microfinance.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Supervise and monitor program activities of Project Assistants and CHPs for ail branches in that particular area regularly
  • Conducting monthly CHP refreshers at branch level, and any other training as directed by the supervisor
  • Visit all branches & respective CHPs within their communities, supervise health forums with PAH & CHPs, conduct household visits, sick children assessments, identify pregnant women for ANCs/PNCs together with the PAH & CHPs
  • Ensure and improve performances of each CHPs, branches against set indicators
  • Ensure uptake of mobile application by all CHPs, timely reporting by the PAH
  • Ensure all information, communications/instructions from Country Offices are shared timely and effectively so that the 1 Project Assistants and CHPs work accordingly
  • Visit branch offices on regular basis and ensure all registers and stock/store and health accounts are updated (maintained properly)       
  • Strongly practice and maintain (uphold/conduct) organizational values and objectivity in all activities and ensure other team members are adhering to it through their activities     

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree or Diplomas in health related fields (preferred field Nursing and Clinical Medicine). An additional Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health is an added advantage for candidates with Diplomas in Nursing and Clinical medicine.
  • At least two to three years of health related experience in direct Community Health work is a plus.
  • Ability to liaise with stakeholders and especially government (district, health centre and local level officials)         
  • Ability to ably speak the local languages in the above locations is added advantage.
  • Possess supervisory and mentorship skills to mobilize branch staff as well as CHPs of the community to drive performances on health and sales
  • Ability to supervise, motivate and inspire trust among team members, CHPs & PAs.
  • Excellent computer skills (MS office proficiency)
  • Good report writing and analytical skills are a must

How to Apply:
All qualified and interested candidates should send their application letters, Curriculum Vita in one Ms. Office Word Document and academic papers in one PDF to hrd.uganda@brac.net. There should be only 2 attachments & the subject in email must be the name of the position applied for strictly. Applications should be addressed to; THE HR MANAGER, BRAC Uganda.

NB: Only soft copy applications will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. These positions are open for Ugandan nationals only.

Deadline: 25th January 2018

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