Project Officer Job Careers – Uganda Health Marketing Group (UHMG)

Job Title:    Project Officer   
Organisation: Uganda Health
Marketing Group (UHMG)
Reports to: Head Community
Services
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Uganda Health Marketing Group (UHMG) is a Company Limited by Guarantee
with an NGO status, whose Vision is “A good life for all Ugandans”. UHMG works
in partnership with public, private, and civil society institutions to improve
the quality of life of Ugandans through the provision of superior and
affordable health care solutions. Using the Good Life Platform as its launch
pad, UHMG has employed uniquely designed interventions and innovative behavior
change communication approaches to raise people’s awareness of and demand for
health care services for Reproductive Health, HIV, Malaria, and Maternal &
Child Health.
Job Summary: The Project
Officer will take lead in the implementation of UHMG-Global Fund NFM Malaria
project’s activities as assigned in the TASO/UHMG signed addendum.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Steer the implementation of Project
    activities as assigned in the TASO/UHMG signed addendum
  • Build capacity of VHTs to mobilize
    communities access malaria services provided at community and health
    facility levels.
  • Engage the district officials to
    participate in the mobilization, monitoring and implementation of the
    project
  • The incumbent will represent UHMG in the
    allocated districts
  • Actively promote integration of the
    project with overall UHMG programmes in the region; such as Product
    Facility, Communication
  • Steer the compilation of the project
    progress reports for timely submission to the project
  • Document project best practices, success
    stories and lessons learnt for replication and adoption
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the UHMG Project
    Officer career opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in
    Mass-communications, Social sciences or its equivalent.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience
    working in public health communication.
  • Previous exposure and experience in
    working with community health-intervention programs and in dissemination
    of information through different communication channels.
  • Past experience in working on Behavior change
    communication programs and in working with the private sector and NGOs is
    an added advantage.
  • A background in project implementation and
    health communication is of an added advantage. Good knowledge of MS Office
    programs like Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
  • Highly flexible, innovative, with
    reporting writing, communication, presentation, interpersonal, and team
    work skills, as well as networking, facilitation, strategic thinking.
  • A self-starter, and able to work with
    minimum supervision.
  • Able to work with a multi-cultural
    environment within the organization.
  • Role requires frequent travel to upcountry
    districts.
How to Apply:
All qualified candidates should send their applications with copies of
Curriculum Vitae, names of three professional referees, copies of certified
academic documents, and telephone and email contacts to: The Human Resources
Manager, Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd.; Plot 20-21, 27-28, Martyrs
Crescent, Ntinda, or to P. O. Box 4553, Kampala, Uganda.
N.B:  Hand deliveries should be submitted at the
UHMG reception.
Deadline: 17th
February, 2017 by 4:30pm

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