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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

District Coordinator – TAFU Project Job at Community Health Alliance Uganda ( CHAU ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
District Coordinator – TAFU Project

Jobs at:
Community Health Alliance Uganda ( CHAU )

Deadline of this Job:
27th November, 2017

Duty Station:
Uganda

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Job details:
Community Health Alliance Uganda (CHAU) formerly the international HIV/AIDS Alliance Uganda is registered as a national Non-Governmental Organization (NGO). CHAU’s portfolio of work spans technical and organizational capacity building of civil society organizations, community systems strengthening, SRHR/HIV integration, policy and advocacy.
its mission is to drive the national civil society response to health and HIV/SRH challenges by leading strong community action. CHAU's work focuses on Most at Risk populations or key populations: who are usually vulnerable and may not have access to services and information. CHAU has a strategic partnership with the international HIV/AIDS Alliance — a UK-based international NGO. The partnership has enhanced CHAU’s technical and institutional capacity and for over five years now, CHAU has built a track record of successfully managing and implementing development interventions with funding from DFID, DANIDA, SIDA, EU, and Positive Action for Children Fund and the Netherlands.
CHAU invites applications from suitably qualified individuals (nationals) for the following positions:
Program Specialist – Behaviour Change Communication & Community Engagement
District Coordinator – TAFU Project

Role Over view:
Coordination of project implementation in the respective district to enhance reduction in new HIV infections and increased enrolment oi children onto paediatric HIV care within the districts of operation
  • Duties and responsibilities:
    Supervise and provided technical assistance to VHTs within district of operation in areas of paediatric HIV and ensuring that they deliver on their target.
  • To develop and maintain strategic community partnerships necessary to achieve community engagement activities.
  • Work with VHTs including other partners to mobilize the communities in order to identify and increase the number of children living with HIV enrolled into care and support
  • Spear head identification of pregnant women and ensure that they are enrolled on to the EMTCT program. '
  • Sensitize various community leaders, parents and groups on the importance of HIV paediatric care and EMTCT in order to foster positive attitudes.
  • Support the formation of VSLAs and/or strengthen existing VSLAs for households of people living with HIV by ensuring that they are operational and functional for economic empowerment.
  • Develop and implement monthly performance plans for the VHTs.
  • Conduct appropriate training and on job mentorship for skills development for VHTs in mobilization and HIV programming for children and households affected and inflicted with HIV.
  • Write project reports and share them regularly as per project requirements
  • Work closely with the district health team to ensure that the district coordination meetings are held to appraise project performance.
  • Conduct a mapping exercise in order to identify health facilities and document an effective referral system between the communities and facilities.
  • Will be in charge oi security of CHAU Assets and inventories within the district of operation.
  • Work closely with the Team leads Communications and
  • Community Engagement, Advocacy and BCC ensuring that community radio talk shows are held.
  • Any other duties as maybe assigned
Person specification:
  • Qualifications: Degree in Community Development, Social Work and Social, Administration, Social Sciences or an equivalent
  • Competences: Analytical, coordination/networking, negotiation. communication and interpersonal skills, High ethical and integrity standards, computer proficiency skills, Results and team-oriented, proven ability to produce high quality reports/documents.

Job application procedure
Please also seek for detailed job description from our website: www.chau.co.ug .Send a CV and cover letter to info@chau.co.ug. Hard copies will be accepted at our offices located at Plot 19, Kawalya Kaggwa Close Kololo. Women and PLWHIV are encouraged to apply
Application deadline: 27th November, 2017.
We thank you for taking interest in Community Health Alliance Uganda however if you don’t hear from us four weeks after the deadline, consider you were not successful.