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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
process.

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 Nutrition Nurse Job Placements - International Rescue Committee (IRC)


Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports To: Nutrition Officer

About US:
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home. The IRC has been working in Uganda since 1998 supporting nationals and refugees and various institutions in the country notably the government, community based organizations, the civil society and the private sector. The current program portfolio in Uganda includes health, peace building, gender-based violence, economic recovery and agribusiness, and children & youth. IRC has a country office in Kampala, a regional office in Lamwo, Moroto, West Nile and in South western Uganda. Given the conflict outbreak in South Sudan, IRC extended its services to Palabek refugee settlement to support refugees being settled in Lamwo district.

Job Summary: Under the supervision and guidance of the Nutrition Officer, the Nutrition Nurse will be responsible for direct delivery of high quality and efficient nursing services to clients at the attached health facility and in the community ensuring that high standards are adhered to in assessments, handling of emergencies, treatment and administration of medicines. S/he will be expected to work within the health facility and also offer services in the community in the catchment area. .

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Provide nursing care to all patients with severe acute malnutrition within the stabilization unit at the health facility.
·       Actively participate in the provision of therapeutic feeds to the admitted patients in the stabilization unit
·       Dispense drugs and other medical items to clients where necessary
·       Provide information to clients to reduce their vulnerability to diseases and infections through health education
·       Participate in client referral and transfer process as need arises
·       Train community health workers and village health teams in providing of basic health services, health promotion and client follow-up and referrals.
·       Participate in the drawing and implementation of work plans/ duty rosters for the nutrition department
·       Promote the vision, mission and the values of IRC as expressed in the policies, regulations & guidelines of the Organization.
·       Ensure health, safety, and security in your area of operation
·       Undertake any other duties that may be reasonably expected from your supervisors


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must have a certificate of enrollment of nursing from a recognized institution.
·       Must be registered and licensed with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council
·       At least 2 years of work experience in a nutrition department/unit handling cases of acute malnutrition.
·       Planning and organizing
·       Concern for quality and standards
·       Communication
·       Ethics and integrity
·       Self-control and stress management
·       Time management

How to Apply:
Please send filled IRC application form, cover letter, and Curriculum Vitae in ONE PDF attachment clearly indicating the position that you have applied for to: UAIRCJobs@rescue.org or hands deliver to Human Resource department in IRC Lamwo Office, Located on Mission road, Palabek Kal.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Please note that if you do not follow the above instructions your application will be automatically disqualified.
Whilst all applications will be assessed strictly on their individual merits, qualified Females are especially encouraged to apply. IRC is an equal opportunity Employer.

Deadline: 27th January 2020

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NTD Data Manager Job Vacancies - Ministry Of Health

Job Title:     NTD Data Manager
Organization: Ministry Of Health
Duty Station:  Uganda National NTD office
Reports To: Head of the Division of Vector-Borne and Neglected Tropical Diseases and to ASCEND country Lead

About US:
Accelerating the Sustainable Control and Elimination of NTDs (ASCEND) is a £200 million investment from the UK government’s Department for International Development (DFID), to advance the impact and sustainability of national programmes tackling neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). To be implemented between September 2019 to March 2022, ASCEND comprises of two lots - one focusing on South Asia, East¬ and Southern Africa (lot 1) and the other on West¬ and Central Africa (lot 2). ASCEND lot 1 is implemented by a consortium of technical partners led by Crown Agents, including Abt Associates, Oriole Global Health and the Royal Tropical Institute. Central to ASCEND 1’s approach is a close collaboration with National Governments and other implementing partners, to enhance national approaches to NTD control and elimination. ASCEND’s goal is to contribute to the global goal of reducing the burden of targeted NTDs so that they are no longer a public health problem.

Job Summary:  The Data Manager will be seconded to the NTD – Division in the Ministry of Health and will ensure quality data collection, analysis, and reporting in Uganda under the ASCEND program. She/he will oversee the data management and reporting of program performance and results for country-led activities
The successful candidate should have robust data analysis expertise, excellent data management skills, strong attention to detail, and comfortable working with large amounts of data at the same time.
The Data Manager will be reporting to the head of the Division of Vector-Borne and Neglected Tropical Diseases (DVB&NTD) who is also the National NTD Program Manager and to ASCEND Country Lead..

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Provide technical expertise to the district Biostatisticians, HMIS Focal persons and recording Assistants on NTD data management and reporting.
·       Capacity building to other MOH personnel involved at various levels in NTD data collection, cleaning, analysis and reporting.
·       Support the NTD programme in update and maintain the National Integrated NTD Database and ensure that the database information is complete
·       Support MOH program to use the national data storage platform, such as the Integrated NTD Database, including using it to submit high quality data to WHO (including Joint Application Package [JAP], Trachoma Elimination Monitoring Form [TEMF], and elimination dossiers), etc.
·       Support NTD program in ensuring quality and timely reporting and documentation of the NTD programme activities.
·       Support the NTD division to perform supervision field visits to ensure the validation and verification of the data collected for accuracy in reporting
·       Supporting the NTD programme in collecting and reporting epidemiological and process data towards control goals
·       To support NTD program and districts incorporate the relevant data during development of appropriate work plans and reports, and using data to inform strategy and activities.
·       To support linkage of NTD database with the DHIS2
·        Prepare presentations on the use of information systems to collect, store, use and share data as well as the programmatic activities that generate and use these data.
·       Support operational research endeavours, documentation and evidence to guide innovative approaches to NTD programme interventions in collaboration with external partners, including ASCEND;


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold  a Bachelor’s degree in statistics or Quantitative Economics, additional training in data management or Public health (biased on epidemiology/statistics) , is added advantage.
·       At least six  years’ experience in NTD programme management or management of global health/environmental data.
·       Experience in relational database and statistical softwares (MS Access, SPSS, STATA etc)
·       Experience with digital health information susytems is essential (DHIS2).
·       Working knowledge of NTD diseases and experience in NTD research are preferred.
·       Demonstrated knowledge of protection, prevention of sexual abuse and exploitation, and the field of safeguarding is an added advantage
·       Ability to build strong working relationships to enable effective management of partnerships and work collaboratively as part of a global team.
·       People management skills with a robust diplomatic understanding of culturally and ethnically sensitive issues.
·       Excellent communication skills (verbal and written English)
·       Willingness to travel and to conduct regular field visits.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send a covering letter and a copy of your CV to;  recruitments@ascend.crownagents.com

Deadline: 24th January 2020

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3 Fresher WASH Officer Job Opportunities - Wells of Life


Organization: Wells of Life
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: WASH Program Manager
Salary: Attractive salary package and benefits

About US:
Wells of Life is a Non-Profit International Organization working in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in central Uganda

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Trigger and Sensitize targeted communities and schools on their contribution and responsibility towards water, sanitation and hygiene promotion.
·       Facilitate the formation and appropriate training of Water and Sanitation Committees, Hygiene Promoters, WASH club leaders, and Village Health Teams in communities and schools.
·       Monitor WASH promotion activities and behaviour change in the program area.
·       Ensure quality implementation of WASH activities in consonance with WASH Budget and Work plan


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       Uganda Nationals (only)
·       The ideal candidate must hold a university degree or its equivalent in Public Health, Environmental Sanitation and other related disciplines, with additional training in Health Education, Community Development.
·       Excellent command of luganda language is a MUST
·       Skills in community facilitation and mobilization at community level.
·       Technical knowledge of appropriate WASH technologies and models (CLTS), Community-Based WASH programme management.
·       Motorcycle riding skills is an added advantage. We encourage female candidates with motorcycle riding skills to apply. Please mention it in your application.

How to Apply:
All Interested candidates Submit your Motivational letter, Resume, Academic documents and Reference letters from 3 professionals (not relatives) by email to: jovia@wellsoflife.org 
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
We DO NOT charge money for employment position

Deadline: 26th January, 2020, 17:00 hours.

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