Fresher Community Officer Non-profit Jobs – Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)

Job Title:          Community Officer
Organisation: Makerere
University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: HIV Care and
treatment Coordinator
About US:
The Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) is a non-profit HIV
research program that was established in 2002 as a result of a memorandum of
understanding between Makerere University and The Henry M. Jackson foundation
for Advancement of Military Medicine Inc. of USA (HJF). The primary purpose of
MUWRP is to develop, evaluate and provide interventions to mitigate disease
threats of public health importance to Uganda.
Job Summary: The Community
Officer will steer the designing and implementation of the community care
delivery models to provide HIV/ AIDS prevention, care and treatment services.
The community officer will lead and develop innovative and evidence based
interventions to support effective service delivery of HIV care and treatment
programs through the differentiated service delivery models and support
implementation of the facility- community referral pathways.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinate planning, implementation, and
evaluation of the differentiated Service delivery Model activities in
compliance with MoH and PEPFAR guidelines policies and procedures.
Support collection, analysis and validation of
baseline and routine program data to support implementation and routine program
Support DSD sites in medical commodity
forecasting, warehousing and reporting to ensure constant supply of HIV
commodities for patients receiving services at DSD sites.
Ensure availability of tools to facilitate
reporting and program monitoring
Ensure constant monitoring and leveraging of
resources for program success.
Coordinate and monitor CBOs and CDOs supporting
implementation of the DSD program.
Take lead and provide technical supervision and
guidance to all staff responsible for community- facility activities.
Compile and submit technical and performance
reports to relevant authorities
Ensure availability and use of appropriate data
collection tools to track linkages
Participate in research activities, CQI, data
collection and reporting

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the Community Officer job
placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Social
Administration or Social Sciences
At least two years of related experience with
Public Health programs.
Excellent oral and written communications skills.
Experienced at capacity building and
facilitating training and mentoring
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should download the
application form, download
, attach it together with application letters, CVs, Photocopies of
academic qualifications and three professional referees. The position number
(Check top of advert) and preferred location should clearly be stated in the
application letter.
Please send applications to:
The HR and Administration Manager,
Makerere University Walter Reed Project,
Plot 42 Nakasero Road.,
P.O. Box 16524 Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 27th November 2017
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