Assistant Project Coordinator NGO Jobs – BRAC International



Job Title:        Assistant
Project Coordinator
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.
Job Summary:  The Assistant Project Coordinator will
implement BRAC Uganda Sanitation for Health Activity (S4H) in the project
cluster areas in line with project expected results/targets using CLTs, social
marketing of sanitation products through the CHP and ELA models in an effective
and efficient manner taking into consideration of other private sector
engagement initiatives The position requires a passionate, innovative and result
oriented person with a strong background in community project implementation,
social marketing, private sector engagement to activate demand for sanitation
products as well as facilitate the required behavioural change.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Carry out community situation assessment with local leaders and
    communities to identify key Sanitation problems and intervene
    appropriately
  • The jobholder will also implement hygiene and sanitation promotion
    activities in communities to ensure adoption of improved latrine use, hand
    washing practice, and acquisition of life skills, pit covers and tippy
    taps.
  • Conduct sanitation related trainings and refresher trainings as well
    as extend guidance and technical support to the Community Health Promoters
    (CHPs) and local leaders.
  • Implement, and monitor S4H based on the CHP model, ELA clubs while
    working closely with Project Assistants, Area Coordinators for all
    districts/branches in the operation areas
  • Supervise, mentor and coach CHPs on effective sanitation product
    promotion and social marketing approaches
  • Compile and submit monthly and quarterly work plans and reports with
    attention to detail in the latter and in line with key performance areas
    & indicators. Identify and document important change stories that
    arise for S4HBRAC WASH interventions

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental
    Sanitation/Health Sciences, Public Health, Community Health or any other
    related field attained from a recognized higher institution.
  • Strong community mobilization and facilitation skills and the
    ability to effectively communicate clearly and persuasively key issues to
    communities
  • A minimum of three years of experience in implementing WASH related
    activities in development context or public health related in an NGO
    setting.
  • Knowledge about CLTS, Social marketing and market based sanitation
    approaches.
  • Ability to coordinate a range of diverse actors and activities to
    achieve a common objective in Sanitation and Hygiene.
  • Knowledge of PRA methods, tools their application in project
    implementation in the rural and peri-urban communities in the project
    areas.
  • Computer skills: Ms word, Excel, PPT and ability to write technical
    reports.
  • Fluent in English and any applicable local Language in operation
    area.
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: 1st August 2018
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