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Several Fresher Youth Friendly Services Officer Job Vacancies - Population Services International (PSI)

Job Title:     Youth Friendly Services Officer
Organization: Population Services International (PSI)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:   The Social Behavioral Change Communication Coordinator

About US:
We are Population Services International (PSI) Uganda, a branch office of the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to be healthy by providing access to products and services that range from TRUST condoms, mama-kits, contraceptives, and water purification products among others. There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds - from the medical industry to the music business - all with unique skills we bring to the job.

Job Summary:   The Youth Friendly Services Officer will plan, supervise and implement all Social Behavior Change and Communications (SBCC) efforts and partnership development in the assigned implementation districts in line with PSI program objectives and donor requirements.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
 Social Behavior Change
·       Supervise the implementation of social behavior change activities across the implementation districts according to the marketing plans to increase demand for PSI products and services and ensure maximum participation of young people in PSI interventions.
·       Carry out routine analysis of multi-level Social Behavioral Change Communication (efforts including e-Health platforms in turn create, execute and document Data to Action plans.
·       Distribute, track and reconcile Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) commodities and Information Educational Communication (IEC) materials in the implementation districts and partner sites in line with the supply chain management procedures.
Planning and Quality Assurance:
·       Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly and annual work plans and budget for the execution of all projects in the implementation districts.
·       Collect and collate/compile monthly, quarterly or any reports and data required information relating to the program and submit these in time.
Advocacy, PR and partnership development
·       a. Build and maintain advocacy/networking efforts amongst relevant stakeholders particularly Districts and other RH Partners.
·       b. Use innovative approaches to engage stakeholders while advocating and supporting uptake of youth SRHR (Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights) services.
·       c. Build capacity of implementing partners using high impact approaches to execute youth SRH interventions.
Knowledge management:
·       Systematize and organize information on the results obtained in the project activities during the period, to contribute to the production of reports.
·       Maintain records of all SBCC activities, events, minutes of meetings held and ensure these are shared routinely.
·       Document and share best practices as agreed upon behavior change indicators in the implementation districts with stakeholders.
Risk Management:
·       Implement risk management activities to mitigate operational and financial risks in the region.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a Degree in Development Studies, Communications, Public Health, Community
·       Psychology, Social Sciences
·       Additional training in Public health, Project Planning and Management is an added advantage
·       At least two years’ experience working with rural communities, youth and local partners including local government
·       Excellent interpersonal and public communication skills, organizational skills, with a problem-solving attitude and as a self-starter who works both independently and as a collaborative team player
·       Ability to plan /schedule work activities independently, with minimum supervision
·       Experience in community mobilization and engagement including young people to participate in programs utilizing e-Health platforms
·       Experience of budgeting and handling finances to deliver project activities
·       Demonstrated ability to work with various partners including Ministry of Health,
·       Local governments, Community Based Organizations and other Non-Governmental
·       Organizations
·       Strong understanding of health services standards particularly through a health promotion lens
·       Good report writing, and presentation skills coupled with good knowledge of Ms
·       Office programs including Word, Excel and power point
·        Proficient social media user across all key channels including Office 360, Facebook and WhatsApp

PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.

How to Apply:
All interested candidates please email a cover letter and CV only to apply@psiug.org
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NB: PSI Uganda does not solicit for funds during any recruitment

Deadline:  27th  January 2020

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Several Fresher Project Assistant USAID Project Job Placements - Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU)

Job Title:     Project Assistant stationed
Organization: Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU)
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU) is a non-governmental organization that provides Development Communication services aimed at influencing positive behaviors for the social development of men, women and children.  CDFU is   implementing Make Happiness Not Violence Campaign as part of the Joint UN Ending Violence Against Women and Girls (EVAWG) project that is funded by the Government of Sweden; and as part of the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative to Eliminate Violence Against Women and Girls. The campaign aims to promote favorable social norms, attitudes and behaviors at community and individual levels to prevent Violence against Women and Girls, and to improve Sexual Reproductive Health in campaign areas.

About the project:
CDFU is a partner on the USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in East Central Uganda Activity (USAID RHITES EC) whose goal is implementation of a comprehensive integrated investment in regional health, nutritional assistance and HIV/AIDS programs. This five-year activity targets 13 districts in East-Central Uganda.

Job Summary:  The Project Assistant will work closely with SBCC Officer to provide Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) to support program activities in Iganga cluster in order to realize the project objectives. Support multimedia activities, effective community mobilization through coordinating with district health teams, community groups and VHTs, community mobilization, monitoring, implementing and documentation of SBCC activities according to plan.  The Project Assistant will participate in documentation of success stories, and preparation of program reports as necessary. She/He will report to the SBCC Officer based at the district.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold at least a Bachelors degree in Communication, Health, Social Sciences, Population Studies or related field.
·       Must have at least one year of experience in implementing Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) interventions.
·       Demonstrate knowledgeable practice of working with districts, non-governmental or community-based organizations or government departments.
·        Must have experience working at the community level to implement BCC interventions. Have excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to work as a team player. Demonstrate good interpersonal communication.
·       Good presentation and writing skills. Computer skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.
·       Ability to speak and understand Lusoga local languages will be an added advantage.). 

How to Apply:
All Interested and qualified candidates should either a) hand deliver their applications addressed to the Head of Human Resource at the address below or b) send to Email: hr@cdfuug.co.ug (PDF format maximum 6 pages)
Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU)

P. O. Box 8734, Plot 105, Kiira Road,

Kamwokya, Kampala.

While we thank all applicants for showing interest; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Deadline:  Friday 31st  January 2020 4.00pm.

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3 Fresher Mail Handler Job Placements - Uganda Post Limited

Job Title:     Mail Handler (3 Placements)
Organization: Uganda Post Limited
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Uganda Post Limited [TIA] Post a Uganda is inviting qualified persons who meet the stated minimum requirements to apply For the following vacancies which exist within the Company.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Handling customers incoming and outgoing mails by distributing and delivering them to the right owners in line with the objectives and aims of UPL

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant should have relevant qualifications, skills and experience

How to Apply:
All Interested candidates should send their application letter; attach cerified copies of academic transcripts and certificates and a detailed CV‘ to reach the address below not later than 28th January 2020 The Head, Department of Human Resource and Administration Posts Uganda
P.O. Box: 7106. Kampala

Deadline: Wednesday, 28th January 2020

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Digital Media Controller Job Placements - Zoe Recruitment

Job Title:    Digital Media Controller
Organisation: Zoe Recruitment
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Zoe Recruitment is an HR consultancy company that exists to contribute to the transformation of productivity and work ethic, by linking talent to business/organizations, and placing people right. At Zoe we believe this then forms the foundation for sustainable business and on a larger scale, economic growth. They are recruiting for their client, A Four Star Reputable Hotel in the suburbs of Kampala

Job Summary:  The Digital Media Controller is directly responsible for income generation through developing strong and innovative digital marketing strategies to drive traffic to the hotel website and social media pages and generate interest in the hotel products and services, upload images for the hotel website.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Research new online media opportunities that may benefit the business through social media.
·       Contribute to social media engagement and brand awareness campaigns
·       Contribute to company and industry blogs and manage e-communications.
·       Keep up to date with current digital trends.
·       Develop engaging online content including videos, graphics and blogs
·       Keep abreast of new social media sites, web technologies and digital marketing trends
·       Develop and update online promotion packages of hotel product and services.
·       Update sales team and management of online guest feedback.
·       Provide online leads to the sales team.
·       And any other duties in line with this position that may be assigned under the company’s discretion.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold  a Diploma/degree in Advertising or marketing, Google AdWords, Content management systems.
·       Excellent customer service knowledge with strong attention to details.
·       Strong written and verbal communication skills.
·       Creativity and Innovation skills.
·       Confidence, patience and politeness when dealing with complicated online comments.
·       At least  one year of experience in the same role

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates kindly forward all the applications to hotelhr@zoerecruitmentug.com

Deadline: 21st January 2020

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Communications Officer Jobs - AfriChild Centre

Organisation: AfriChild Centre
Duty Station: AfriChild Head Office Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director

About US:
The AfriChild Centre is a multidisciplinary research institution that undertakes child-focused research, supports capacity building of academics, policy makers and practitioners; and advocates for evidence-based policy implementation/making and programming to improve the well-being of children.

Job Summary:  The Communications Officer will support in Coordinating the development, implementation and monitoring the organization’s communications and public relations in line with AfriChild’s strategic direction and programme objectives.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Participate in  program operational planning and implementation processes in line with AfriChild’s strategy   
·        Participate in the writing of program / research concepts papers and plans.
·        Coordinate and ensure the development of quarterly, half year and annual communications and advocacy work plans and budgets.
·        Provide guidance in program planning and implementation & incorporating the issues of communication.
·        Conduct field level visits with researchers (as assigned) and capture communication issues in line with advocacy or communications strategy.
Develop and roll out AfriChild’s Communications policy and Strategy
·        Develop, roll out and monitor AfriChild’s communications strategy to maximize public awareness/engagement, donor support, advocacy and social change.
·        Evaluate and report on the impact of AfriChild’s communications and advocacy on its activities.
·        Develop and roll out campaign frameworks and protocols to ensure maximum effectiveness with international and national strategic goals and objectives.
·        Develop and roll out policies and protocols for communications work during normal working environments and emergencies.
·        Develop best practice in communications relating to issues of children.
Liaise with the research and policy units to plan, develop and monitor campaigns, documentation, brand profiling to increase public awareness, donors base, advocacy, and influence attitudes and behaviours  
·        Participate in the development and roll out of advocacy campaigns for mobilizing policy makers and practitioners to increase social engagement and advocacy on issues of AfriChild’s key priorities - Children.
·        Strengthen media relations; organize media breakfasts /dinners editorial meetings etc. (regular meetings with media).
·        Build capacity for all staff and assigned partners for effective media work on issues of children. Media training on camera, radio, social platforms (blogs).  Effective writing of compelling stories, liaising with the media. Basic photo and video skills, basic website training Etc.
·        Develop a common programme framework that ensures integration of communication, advocacy and fundraising in programme design.
·        Draw up media plans for campaigns and events:
·        Hiring, coordination, contracts, accountability, budget, finance, monitoring & evaluating.
·        Publicize organizational events and publications.
·        Coordinate visits by supporters, potential donors, national and international media to project events and ensuring that they are availed information in the most suitable way to profile AfriChild.
Maintain and uphold AfriChild’s standards of documentation, branding and profiling
·        Ensure that communication is focused on Children, people who support our work and the impact of our research work with more participatory and interactive communication approaches.
·        Develop and promote the AfriChild brand to deepen our position as a key player on issues pertaining to children.
·        Carryout audience mapping to include all critical relevant stakeholder or our target group.
·        Develop toolkit and materials to support identity building and rebranding of AfriChild.
·        Develop, maintain and grow digital media usage and platforms such as website, Facebook, twitter, SMS etc.
Develop staff communication capacity, roll out and uphold robust internal & external communications policies, practices and systems to ensure efficiency, timeliness and effective interactive communications practices
·        Support the process of systematic collection of research impact and case studies.
·        Develop systematic ways of conserving institutional memory.
·        Develop capacity of staff to work with the media and engage on social platforms.
·        Maintain and manage the AfriChild Resource Centre.
·        Publish regular updates on AfriChild Communications activities.
·        Oversee the maintenance and updating of AfriChild’s website.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Mass communication, Media Studies, Public relations or any relevant degree.
·        At least 5 years or more of relevant experience in communications, advocacy or international development from a reputable organization
·        Previous experience working with NGOs, government and media houses is an asset
·        Knowledge and experience working to promote children’s rights
·        Experience in using computers and office software package including Power Point, Publisher, Adobe CS, or other publication design software, good knowledge and experience in handling of web-based management systems, including social media platforms;
·        Public Speaking
·        Communication planning
·        Communication monitoring and evaluation
·        Media management
·        Video production and editing
·        photography and photo editing

Essential Knowledge        
·        Events management
·        Documentation and reporting
·        Materials development and Publishing
·        Web site designing and management
·        Video production and editing
·        graphic design and layout
·        Development communications approaches (communications activism)

Essential Skills       
·        Report writing
·        Communications skills
·        Planning and organisation skills
·        Time management, and coordination skills
·        Fluency in written and spoken English
·        Good knowledge on the use of the computer accounting packages.
·        Ability to interact with people of different backgrounds and cultures

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested individuals should send their applications and CV addressed to the Executive Director of the AfriChild Centre to info@africhild.or.ug or hand deliver to the AfriChild Centre located at the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Makerere University, Plot 103, Mary Stuart Road, opposite Lumumba Hall of Residence.

Deadline: 23rd January 2020

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