Community Social Behavioral Change and Communication Advisor Job at Doctors with Africa CUAMM – Career Opportunity in Uganda

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Overview
Job Category: Communications/ Public Relations
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  30 April 2021
Duty Station:  Moroto
Posted: 21-04-2021
Requirements
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Community Social Behavioral Change and Communication Advisor

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Care , Category: Admin & Office ]

Jobs at:

Doctors with Africa CUAMM

Deadline of this Job:
30 April 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Moroto , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Background
In partnership with UNICEF, Doctors with Africa CUAMM is starting a health intervention in Karamoja titled: "Health System Strengthening for improved Access and Use of Quality Integrated Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent Health, Nutrition and HIV services in Karamoja.". The project has the following outputs: 1. Strengthened district leadership and capacity for planning, coordination, capacity building and service delivery with improved implementation and monitoring of Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent Health, Nutrition and HIV integrated services in 9 districts of Karamoja sub-region; 2. Improved preparedness and response to public health emergencies and to critical child health services in the context of hydro-meteorological Emergencies; 3. Improved health facility capacity to provide integrated quality maternal, neonatal, child, adolescent, HIV and Nutrition services; 4. Improved community engagement for behavioral change, demand generation and utilization of integrated RMCAH, HIV and Nutrition Services
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the following positions:
Community Social Behavioral Change and Communication Advisor (1 position based in Moroto) .

Function: The community SBCC advisor will be responsible for overall technical and program oversight and direction in the areas of community engagement, behavioral change and demand generation, linking communities to facilities for integrated RMNCAH/Nutrition and HIV/TB services. The officer will provide technical support to the DHT, community development office, VHTS and other related community structures in the areas of community engagement and SBCC for improved demand and utilization of health and Nutrition services. In addition, support the re-design/re-thinking of SBCC and community engagement interventions in the project.


Job Requirements: A masters' level qualification in social sciences or other behavioral sciences or equivalent experience with a bachelors degree in the same field. Multi-year experience in SBCC programming and experience working with district local governments and training health staff. Self driven individual with good team building skills, able to communicate effectively, able to write and present issues with clarity.


Job Skills : Not Specified


Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8


Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree

 

Job application procedure
Process: Send 1. Summary Application Form, 2. CV and 3. Application Letter only, to [email protected]   with the subject "CUAMM-UNICEF Applications 2021 April, job applied". E.g "CUAMM-UNICEF Applications 2021 April, Administrative Officer Summary Application Form can be downloaded from
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1BFbPIRQIENNY5OCBHlytj79YaWpJnJg5/view?usp=sharing  
Inquiries can be made through Phone: 041- 4267585/508; 0312260097. Deadline for receiving application forms is 5:00pm 30.04.2021. The rest of the documents will be requested later.


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