Fresher Community Engagement Officer Non-profit Jobs – FHI 360

Organisation: FHI
Duty Station: Kampala,
About FHI 360:
FHI 360 is a leading
global development organization dedicated to improving lives around the world.
Our professional staff includes experts in education, health, nutrition,
economic development, civil society and environment as well as cross-cutting
experts in gender issues, research, applied science, behavior change and
Technology giving us the unique mix of capabilities to address today’s diverse
and interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with
4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world.
Job Summary:  The Community Engagement Officer provides
technical support and guidance to staff and partners in the region and in
country offices. Implements and monitors technical strengthening initiatives.
Develops adoption and/or training strategy, designs and conducts training or
adoption activities for a specific technical area. Creates scientific and
technical material in area of expertise. Assists and gives guidance with
development of proposals. Works with communities and partners to maximize local
capacity. Evaluates programmatic effectiveness and provides technical
assessment reports.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Offers technical support in the
    development and dissemination of tools, materials, reports, papers, and
    intervention for research projects.
  • Works closely with assigned team to
    ensure activities are implemented according to standard operating
    procedures (SOP’s).
  • Writes and edits technical reports and
  • Assists with publications, web pages,
    and presentations.’
  • Conducts searches of published
    literature on evolving issues in assigned technical area.
  • Monitors and maintains protocols,
    instruments, data sets, manuals, training materials and reports.
  • Responds to requests and inquiries from
    internal and external staff.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Community
    Engagement Officer job must hold must hold a Bachelor’s Degree or its
    International Equivalent in Economics, Education, Environment, Health,
    Human Development, Information Science, International Development, Social
    Sciences or Related Field.
  • At least two to five years of managing
    data collection and technical assistance experience.
  • Proficiency with database management
    software and on-line search tools required.
  • Has sensitivity to cultural diversity
    and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in
    assigned areas.
  • Articulate and professional and able to
    communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak
    fluent English.
  • Prior work experience in a
    non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private
  • Working knowledge of concepts, practices
    and procedures with providing technical support for research studies.
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Excellent organizational and analytical
  • Demonstrated proficiency with using
    Microsoft Office Suite required.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data,
    identify errors and prepare reports.
  • Ability to problem solve and implements
    corrective action as needed.
Problem Solving
& Impact:
  • Works on problems of moderate scope that
    require analysis or interpretation of various factors.
  • Exercises judgment within defined
    procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
  • Builds rapport with internal and
    external staff.
  • Decision may affect a work unit or area
    within a department.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link
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