3 UHMG Non-profit Job Careers – Behaviour Change Communication Manager – Mass Media

Job Title:  Behaviour Change Communication Manager –
Mass Media (3 Job Careers)

 Uganda Health
Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
About UHMG:
Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG) is a Company Limited by
Guarantee, whose Vision is “A good life for all Ugandans”. We envision a
Ugandan society with good life, when products and services in Reproductive
Health, HIV, Malaria and Child Health are accessible, affordable and
effectively utilized by all those in need. Our Mission is “To improve the
quality of life of Ugandans, through the provision of superior and affordable
health care solutions.” Our Core Values are; Integrity, Transparency,
Accountability, Teamwork, Excellence, Flexibility, and Equity.
Job Summary: The Behaviour
Change Communication Manager – Mass Media (MM) will be responsible for the Mass
Media (MM) activities in the project. S/he will be responsible for strategic planning,
design, implementation, coordination, and monitor the execution  of the BCC-MM campaigns and interventions
related to the project.S/he will liaise with the ad-agencies, printing, and
production firms regarding the development and production of communication
messages and materials. S/he will organize stakeholders meetings with the
various partners, and also work closely with the Research, Mentoring,
Evaluation, and Learning department to ensure that all mass media interventions
are informed.
Key Duties and
  • Develop various BCC MM strategies and
    guidelines to guide the day-to-day implementation of result oriented
  • Responsible for the design communication
    strategies to create behavior change in target populations.
  • Actively co-ordinate with ad-agencies in
    the development of Mass Media BCC concepts, strategies, and campaigns, and
    implement high quality BCC campaigns.
  • Develop and disseminate targeted
    communication messages that increase public knowledge and raise awareness
    on behavior change.
  • Follow-up with the BCC officers to conduct
    follow up of regional MM activities.
  • Create, implement, and measure the success
    of communications that will increase the uptake of healthy behaviours.
  • Proactively monitor implementation of the
    Mass Media campaigns.
  • Co-ordinate message concept testing and
    pre-testing of all communication materials that are developed.
  • Work in consultation with the Research,
    Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning team to evaluate MM approaches.
  • Document lessons learned success stories,
    best practices, and community mobilization experiences during the course
    of project implementation.
  • Compile and prepare timely periodic
  • Ensure documentation of best practices
    under the project.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferable hold
    a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Communication, Public Health, or other
    related degree within the Social Sciences field. Post Graduate training in
    health communication is an asset.
  • At least six (6) years of progressively
    increasing responsibility in managing public health communication-related
    projects of similar scope in private sector and social marketing field.
  • Past exposure and experience in working
    with ad-agencies is a must.
  • Significant experience in developing and
    designing Health Communication strategies is an asset.
  • Working knowledge of and experience with
    USG-funded activity management, policies and procedures will be an added
  • Past experience in private sector
    approaches and have experience successfully implementing social marketing
    and behavior change communication programs in diverse geographic
  • Excellent leadership skills to ensure
    effective management of partnerships and relationships with stakeholders.
  • In-depth program experience and an
    appropriate balance of technical, financial, administrative, managerial
    and interpersonal experience and oversight.
  • Demonstrable results in previous work
    environment should reinforce claims to this experience.
  • Demonstrated management skills, including
    relevant experience in direct supervision of professional staff.
  • High level of interpersonal, technical,
    and analytical skills including a demonstrated ability to interact
    effectively and collaboratively with and present information to a broad
    range of public and private sector counterparts, donors, implementing
    partners, host country institutions, international organizations, and
    other key stakeholders.
  • Possess the ability to work in fast-paced
    dynamic environment with multiple partners. Flexible and independent.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and
    oral and written communication skills (in English), and good
    communication, presentation, training, interpersonal, and team work
  • Excellent past performance references.
How to Apply: 
If you believe you match the requirements listed above, please deliver
your resume (CV), copies of certificates, references, and cover letter clearly
indicating position applied for on the “top left-hand side of the envelope”
Send to: The Human Resources Manager, Uganda Health Marketing Group
Ltd. (UHMG), Plot 20-21, 27-28, Martyrs Crescent, Ntinda. Kampala. Uganda or
Hand Deliver your application documents to the UHMG Office Reception or
Send via E-mail as a zipped folder to info@uhmg.org
Deadline:  Friday 3rd October 2014 by 16:30 hours (East
African time)
NB: Only short listed
candidates will be contacted.
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