USAID RHITES-N Anthropologist/ Behavior Change/ Marketing Specialist Career Placement – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Organisation: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in Northern Uganda Project
(USAID/Uganda RHITES-N)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Chief of Party
About Us:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to
improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education
worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS),
URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.
About USAID RHITES-N, Project:
The USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in
Northern Uganda Project (USAID/Uganda RHITES-N) is a five year project whose
aim is to contribute to measurable improvements in key population-based
national health indicators including maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH),
HIV/AIDS, Family planning (FP), tuberculosis (TB), malaria and nutrition. The
purpose of the project is to increase the effective use of sustainable health
services in Northern Uganda.
Job Summary: The
Anthropologist/ Behavior Change/ Marketing Specialist will manage the
activities that address key demand side behaviors related to expanding health
options. S/he will provide strategic, technical, and managerial guidance to the
collaboration with the COP.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
 
·        
Develop and manage BCC strategies to increase
uptake of health services
·        
Manage the production of relevant BCC material
·        
Take lead of the advocacy, communication, and
marketing activities of the RHITES-N project
·        
Develop and manage work plans and budgets for
the advocacy, communication, and marketing activities of the RHITES-N project



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The applicants for the USAID RHITES-N
Anthropologist/ Behavior Change/ Marketing Specialist job placement must hold a
Master’s degree in Anthropology, Psychology, Communication, Marketing,
Business, Economics, or related field, OR a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of
five years of additional relevant experience (in addition to the below
requirement of 5 years)
·        
At least five years of demonstrated success in
generating innovative and effective demand generation or marketing solutions,
preferably in Uganda;
·        
Previous exposure and experience working in
public health a plus, but not required;
·        
Knowledge and implementation of behavior change
theory.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
an application letter, updated CV, and relevant academic documents as well as
names and contact information for three professional references and day time
contact numbers to:
The Human Resource Manager- USAID ASSIST Project,
University Research Co., LLC, Plot 40, Ntinda II Road, Naguru,
P.O. Box 28745, Kampala, Uganda.
NB: Please indicate the
position in the subject if you are sending electronically. Applications will be
shortlisted as they come in and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 4th
November, 2016
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