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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