3 Fresher Project Assistant (BCC) – Community Mobilisation NGO Jobs – Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU)

Organization: Communication
for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU)
Project Name: USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project
(USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) Project
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
Reports to: Technical
Adviser Social and Behavior Change Communication USAID/RHITES-EC
About US:
Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU) is a
non-governmental organization that implements Development Communication
programs aimed at influencing positive behavior change for the social
development of men, women and children in Uganda and the entire East African
Region.
About USAID RHITES-EC Project:
Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU) is a consortium
partner in implementing the USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Health
Services in East Central Uganda Project (USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) whose aim is
to support the implementation of a comprehensive integrated investment in
regional health, nutritional assistance and HIV/AIDS programs. The five-year
project targets 11 districts in East Central Uganda with an estimated total
population of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of
quality health, nutrition, HIV / AIDS and child development services.
Job Summary: The Project
Assistant will mainly support implementation of all social and behavior change
communication activities at cluster level. He/she will also work closely with
SBCC Program Officers at the cluster level to ensure SBCC activities are
implemented according to plan. The Project Assistant will report to the
Technical Adviser Social and Behavior Change Communication USAID/RHITES-EC.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
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Support effective community mobilization through
coordinating with districts health teams, community groups and VHTs.
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The incumbent will supervise translation,
pretest and distribution of IEC materials
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Organize radio talk show schedules and follow up
with guest speakers
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Track number of radio talk shows and spot
messages aired by various radio stations
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Take part in district activity planning meetings
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Monitor and track the progress of mobilization
in communities
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Documentation of good practices
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Prepare and submit quarterly, annual reports and
other reports as required



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
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The ideal candidate for the USAID Project
Assistant (BCC) – Community Mobilisation job placement must hold a Bachelor’s
degree in Communication, Health, Social Sciences, Population or related field.
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One year of experience in implementing Social
and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) interventions.
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Demonstrate knowledgeable practice of working
with districts, non-governmental and community based organizations as well as
government departments.
·        
Previous experience working at the community
level to implement BCC interventions.
·        
Excellent interpersonal communication skills and
ability to work as a team player.
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Excellent interpersonal communication skills
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Good presentation and writing skills.
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Computer skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and
Power Point.
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Ability to speak and understand Lusoga or
Luganda local languages will be an added advantage.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver
their applications, certificate of good conduct, CV, Copies of academic
certificates, contact information for three professional references and daytime
telephone contact addressed to:
The Human Resource Officer,
Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU),
P. O. Box 8734, Plot 105, Kiira Road,
Kamwokya, Kampala. Uganda.
Deadline: 31st
October 2017 by 5:00 pm
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