2 Area Health Coordinator Job Opportunities – BRAC International

Organisation: BRAC
International
Duty Station: 
Kampala, 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.
About BRAC UGANDA, Health-Program :
BRAC’s health
program trains, supervises and manages 4,075 community Health Promoters (CHPs)
and health promoters (volunteers) focusing on provision of reproductive,
maternal, neonatal & child health care (RMNCH), Reducing vulnerability to
communicable diseases and improving nutrition.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Supervise and monitor program activities of Project Assistants and
    CHPs for all 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 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.
  • 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 is added advantage.
  • Should 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.
  • Sufficient computer skills (MS office proficiency)
  • Good report writing and analytical skills are a must
How to Apply:
All candidates are
strongly encouraged to send their applications and updated CVs (in one Word
document) via email to: hrd.uganda@brac.net. The subject must be the name of
the position applied for strictly. NB. Only Soft Copy Applications will be
considered and all applications should be addressed to:
The Manager, HR
& Training,
BRAC Uganda,
P.O. BOX 31817,
Kampala – Uganda.
Deadline: 4th July 2018
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