Program Specialist – Behavior Change Communication & Community Engagement Non-profit Careers – Community Health Alliance Uganda (CHAU)

Organisation: Community
Health Alliance Uganda (CHAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About CHAU:
Community Health Alliance Uganda (CHAU), formerly the International
HIV/AIDS Alliance Uganda, is a national Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
which was registered in 2010. It works in partnership with other Community
based Organizations (CBOs)/ local NGOs to support community action on
integrated Sexual reproductive health and HIV/AIDS in Uganda. CHAU is an
affiliate and accredited to International HIV/AIDS Alliance as its Linking
Organization. This partnership facilitates CHAU to engage and collaborate with
IHAA’s global network which includes over 40 independent organizations spread
across the world. CHAU through its global strategic partnerships, is able learn
from and adapt international best practices and experiences to the local
context in the areas of organizational development, capacity building,
community systems strengthening, Advocacy and quality service delivery.
Job Summary: The Program
Specialist – Behavior Change Communication & Community Engagement will
manage and provide insight in communication and community engagements
activities in the organizations
Key Duties and
  • Actively
    participate in program operational planning and  implementation processes in line with
    CHAU strategy
  • Provide
    guidance and support on the different mobilization strategies, &
    periodic meetings
  • Carry
    out trainings for peer educators
  • Participate
    and contribute towards resource mobilization for CHAU programs
  • Actively
    contribute to the Development of BCC 
  • In
    charge of messaging, branding , visibility of organization programs
  • Documentation
    of the best practices
  • Develop
    internal publications
  • Drive
    corporate strategy
  • Develop
    communication strategies for delivery of corporate culture and
    business strategy
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in
    communication, Community Education, Marketing or any relevant degree.
  • Masters
    Degree in Journalism, Project management, Public Relations, Communications
  • A
    minimum of four years or more of relevant experience from a reputable
  • Broad
    knowledge of Community participation
  • 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
  • Good
    budgeting skills
  • 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 for youths who are the target group and implementing partners.
  • Good
    report writing skills
  • Good
    communications skills
  • Good
    planning and organisation skills
  • Time
    management and coordination skills
  • 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
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates for the above post
should submit applications with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic
certificates, name and address of three referees and a day time contact
telephone number to the International HIV/AIDS Alliance offices addressed to:
The Executive Director, Community Health Alliance, Plot 19, Kawalya Kaggwa
Close, Kololo P. O. Box 40333, Kampala, Uganda.
NB: Please note that only
short listed candidates will be contacted
Deadline: 26th August
2016 by 5:00 PM
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