2 Compassion International Project Job Opportunities – Child Development Officer: Health

Organization: Compassion International
Duty Station: Nabiswa, Budaka, Kirika and Kwarikwar, Uganda
      
About Compassion Project:
Agape
Pentecostal Fellowship Nabiswa, Deliverances Churches Budaka, Kirika and
Kwarikwar Baptist Church are Christ centered Evangelical churches committed to
fulfilling the great commission as mandated by our Lord Jesus Christ in Matthew
28:16-20. They are currently working in partnership with Compassion
International in the Ministry of Nurturing Poor Children, and releasing them
from poverty in Jesus name.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The incumbent implements the day- to-day
    running of the project health activities for the achievement of physical
    development outcomes.
  • Conducts other critical roles for the smooth
    running of the project as a team member.
  • Steers the team in implementing health
    related standards of the partnership agreement as well as recommended
    manuals as the health technical staff within the partnership.
  • Prepares and submits health related reports
    to the Project Director and church leadership as a means to monitor and
    evaluate the health program.
  • Acts as consultant on all health issues that
    affect children and the community by using his or her experience and
    expertise to challenge, motivate, sensitize and equip the church on ways
    of preventing diseases, immunization of children, celebration of health
    days as well as dealing with epidemics.
  • Carries out any other project work related
    duties as assigned by the Project Director.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidates for the CDO Health vacancies
    should at least hold a Diploma in Education/social work administration,
    Social work & social Administration, Social sciences, Development
    Studies, Education, Communication, records management, Nursing, primary
    healthcare, community health, clinical medicine and any related
    disciplines.
  • Additional formal training in counseling and
    child development will be an added advantage.
  • Previous experience and current knowledge of
    HIV/AIDS intervention is desirable.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Customer service orientation.
  • Working ability to apply and adapt to
    established accounting procedures to a variety of accounting transactions,
    problems and situations.
  • Excellent written communication skills and
    strong verbal communication skills.
  • Skills in Project planning and management
    will be an added advantage.
  • Intermediate English ability is preferred.
  • Impeccable level of personal integrity.
  • The applicants should all have a personal
    relationship with Jesus Christ and be a strong Christian witness who
    demonstrates a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people
    within and outside of the Church, and also faithfully upholds child
    ministry in prayer.
  • Ability to work with and influence others,
    serves as an advocate for children and their caregivers who live in
    poverty and are not able to speak out for themselves. This includes being
    informed about issues affecting children and influencing others to greater
    involvement on their behalf.
How to Apply:
All
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their handwritten
applications with complete Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of their academic
documents, a recommendation from your Local Church Pastor/Reverend with their
day time telephone contacts and postal addresses indicating indicate position
and church preferred addressed to;
The
Chairperson Overseer’s Forum,
Pallisa
Bukedea Child Ministry,
P.O.
Box 182 Pallisa. Uganda
N.B: The
applications should be hand delivered to Deliverance Church Budaka.
Deadline: 5th February 2016 by 5:00 pm.

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