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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Community Strengthening Advisor Job at Brac - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Community Strengthening Advisor [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Administrative & Office ]

Jobs at: Brac

Deadline of this Job:
Friday 08th November, 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Monday, October 28, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
JOB DETAILS:
BRAC is a global leader in creating large-scale opportunities for the poor. Founded in Bangladesh in 1972, it is now one of the world's largest development organizations, touching the lives of an estimated 138 million people in 11 countries across Asia and Africa. For more information please visit BRAC’s website, www.brac.net . BRAC Uganda invites suitably qualified Ugandans to fill up the following available vacant position.
BRAC Uganda Health Program
The health Program in Uganda began in 2008 to ensure that people living in poverty can access quality, affordable health services. The goal of the BRAC health program is to improve maternal health and reduce under-5 child morbidity and mortality.
BRAC Uganda through its health program will be implementing a USAID funded Health Systems Strengthening Activity in 60 districts of Uganda. The purpose of the Uganda Health Systems Strengthening (UHSS) activity is to strengthen Uganda’s health system through technical assistance that will improve leadership era accountability for results in public and private health sectors at national, sub-national, and community levels; implement innovative interventions that increase efficient use, governance, and management of key health system resources including human resources for health, finance, equipment I infrastructure; and strengthen state and no state community health systems that are critical for improved quality of health services.
Job Title: Community Strengthening Advisor.
Position: 01
Location: Kampala.. .

Core roles and responsibilities
• Directly engage with UHSS consortium partners, Ministry of Health, and District Health offices to ensure adoption and implementation of community health systems guidelines, policies, and best practices.
• Participate in meetings and forum relevant to the UHSS project policy objectives, including MOH Technical Working Groups and Civil Society engagements.
• Establish and foster meaningful relationships with various partners, both in the private and public sector.
• Ensure that the planned activities are implemented in line with USAID guidelines.
• Liaise and serve as the point of contract for technical community health systems strengthening expertise both within UHSS and external partners.
• Safeguarding roles
1. Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safe guarding for establishing a sate working environment.
2. Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safe guarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action.
3. Follow the safe guarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.

Required qualifications, experience and skills
• Basic degree in health related field, Masters or other advanced degree in public health, health economics, social sciences, international development and the related field.
• Minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience coordinating and managing community health systems strengthening projects in the African region in the global health or development sector.

Job Qualifications: Not Specified

Job Education Requirements: Degree

Job Experience Requirements: 3-5 years

Job application procedure
Interested candidates should send their Application (addressed to the Manager, HR & Training) & CV by email to hrd.uganda@brac.net . The subject must be the name of the position applied for strictly.
Only complete applications will be accepted and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Application deadline: Friday 08th November, 2019. BRAC is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share the same commitment.

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