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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Program Specialist – Behaviour Change Communication & Community Engagement Job at Community Health Alliance Uganda ( CHAU ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Program Specialist – Behaviour Change Communication & Community Engagement

Jobs at:
Community Health Alliance Uganda ( CHAU )

Deadline of this Job:
27th November, 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, 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
Role Overview:
To oversee & provide insight in communication and community engagements activities in the organisations
Key Accountabilities / Responsibilities:
  • Participate in program operational planning and implementation processes in line with CHAU strategy
  • Give guidance & support on the different mobilization strategies, & periodic meetings
  • Conduct trainings for peereducators
  • Participate and contribute towards resource mobilisation for CHAU programs
  • Contribute to the Development oi BCC materials
  • Messaging, branding, visibility oi organization programs
  • Documentation of the best practices
  • Develop internal publications
  • Drive corporate strategy
  • Develop communication strategies tor delivery of corporate culture and business strategy
Person Specialization:
  • A Bachelors degree in communication, Community Education, Marketing or any relevant degree.
  • Masters Degree in Journalism, Project management, Public Relations, Communications
  • Knowledge oi Community participation
  • At least 4 years or more oi relevant experience from a reputable organization
  • Familiar with the implementation of HIV/AIDS and reproductive health Programs.
  • Current policies and laws related to reproductive health and HIV AIDS.
  • Good knowledge of project planning and management
  • Budgeting
  • Mobile and Web content] Social media management
  • Facilitation and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of designing various communication messages
  • TOT for trainings to various categories of people
  • Capacity building tor youths who are the target group and implementing partners;
  • 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
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.