Technical experts – Chemonics

Chemonics seeks long-term technical experts for an anticipated
USAID-funded project improving health response by strengthened health
communication Uganda. The expected project will work to develop sustainable
human and institutional capacity for information, education, and communication/
behavior change communication (IEC/BCC) across the technical areas of HIV/AIDS,
malaria, family planning and reproductive health, and maternal, newborn and
child health. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a
difference in the lives of people around the world.
Position Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in health or related field
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience implementing large-scale health-related
    IEC/BCC programs that address youth and gender issues, issues of
    vulnerable populations, and stigma/discrimination reduction
  • Experience in Behavior Change Communications focused
    on HIV risk reduction and other health-seeking behaviors, including
    conductive formative research prior to and during program implementation
  • Experience with health communication in both
    traditional and alternative media (e.g., print, radio, folk, mobile phone,
    social media, and other media venues)
  • Experience with development, implementation, management
    and evaluation of IEC/BCC campaigns, messages and materials in HIV/AIDS,
    malaria, FP/RH, and MNCH
  • Experience in sustainable capacity development among
    local partners and institutions for the design, implementation, management
    and evaluation of IEC/BCC campaigns and activities
  • Experience in capacity building and IEC/BCC related
    to HIV/AIDS, malaria, family planning, reproductive health, and maternal,
    newborn and child health
  • Experience coordinating and working collaboratively
    across technical disciplines to implement effective health communications
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, supervisory and
    team-building skills
  • Experience in and knowledge of Uganda, its people,
    and its governing structure preferred; experience in Sub-Saharan Africa
    required
  • Ability to travel to program locations within Uganda
  • Demonstrate leadership, versatility, and integrity.
  • Demonstrated experience working closely with and
    supporting governments, development partners, civil society, and private
    sector entities
  • Fluency in English required
How to apply: 
Application Instructions: Send
electronic submissions to ChemonicsUgandaBCC@gmail.com
by June 1, 2012. Please include the name of the position in the subject line.
No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.
In addition, please download and
complete Chemonics’ equal employment opportunity self-identification form (http://bit.ly/t6VWug) and submit it separately
to EEOselfidentify@chemonics.com
when applying for this position. Please include the name of the position and
the region or country in the subject line. If you prefer not to disclose your
sex, race, or ethnicity, you may check “I do not wish to complete the
information requested.” Thank you for completing the form and supporting our
equal employment opportunity reporting requirements.
Chemonics is an equal opportunity
employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national
origin, religion, age, equal pay, disability, or genetic information.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *