Associate Community Liaison Officer NGO Careers – MU-JHU Care Ltd (MUJHU)

Organisation: MU-JHU Care
Ltd (MUJHU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Community
Liaison Officer
About US:
MU-JHU Care Ltd (MUJHU) is a registered Ugandan non-governmental
organization dedicated to providing services and conducting research on
HIV/AIDS care and prevention related to mother-to-child transmission of HIV.
Job Summary: The Associate
Community Liaison Officer will support the Community Liaison Officer to nurture
community partnerships and community based study activities in HIV prevention
studies focusing on women. S/he will also work in collaboration with other
study team members to support MUJHU cross-cutting community partnerships as
well as to optimize community engagement throughout the research cycle. The
incumbent will be accountable to the MUJHU Community Liaison Officer and work
closely with the study team (Investigator and Study Co-ordinator)
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Map and engage community based
    stakeholders and service providers relevant to the proposed study
    populations;
  • Support community engagement throughout
    the study cycle;
  • Lead community based study preparation
    activities such as contacting various stakeholders, laying ground work for
    study recruitment, community sensitizations/ mobilizations, and
    dissemination of study findings;
  • Lead community-based sensitization and
    screening activities;
  • Nurture strong relationships with media
    representatives, liaise with and respond to enquiries from media, civil
    society and key stakeholders;
  • Plan, develop and implement local
    dissemination strategies;
  • Participate in other cross-cutting
    activities to support community engagement across the research cycle at
    MUJHU together with community team.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a bachelor’s
    degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. Communication, Social Sciences,
    Community Development). Postgraduate or Masters level training in a
    relevant discipline would be an added advantage;
  • A minimum of three years’ relevant
    experience working with communities.
  • Experience in recruiting for HIV
    prevention studies, recruiting adolescent girls and women at risk of HIV
    will be an added advantage;
  • Prior experience with clinical or
    implementation science research would also be an added advantage;
  • Able and willing to work in the field
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and
    community skills;
  • Be passionate about HIV prevention among
    women and community engagement and be a highly effective communicator and
    able to work as a team member as needed.
NB: Previous applicants
for the position of Associate Community Liaison Officer, need not reapply
.
How to Apply:
All candidates with the relevant qualifications and experience are
encouraged to send a detailed CV with three professional referees and their
full addresses, copies of academic certificates and testimonials to the
following address;
The Human Resources Manager, MU-JHU, Room 10 MUJHU 1 Building, Kampala,
Uganda.
Email to: HRoffice@mujhu.org
NB: Only short listed
applicants will be contacted.
Deadline: 2nd October
2017 by 5:00pm

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