3 Fresher Site Mobilization Officer Non-profit Jobs – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Job Title:            Site Mobilization Officer (3 Fresher Jobs)
Organisation: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: SMC Site Nurse
 Vacancy Code: SMOX1 
About Us:
The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is an international non-profit
organization which is a partnership of infectious diseases and public health
specialists. The overall objective of the IDI is to strengthen health systems
with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases, through Research and Capacity
Development. IDI has five operational areas through which it works to achieve
its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory
services (provided through a partnership with the Makerere University – John
Hopkins University Core Lab) and Outreach.
About E-AMAKA Project:
The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) through the EAMAKA project
offers free Safe Male Circumcision (SMC) services in 11 districts of Uganda as
part of a comprehensive HIV prevention package. The districts of implementation
for this project are; Kampala, Wakiso, Hoima, Masindi, Kibaale, Kagadi, Arua,
Koboko, Nebbi, Pakwach and Zombo.
Job Summary: The Site
Mobilization Officer will actively participate in the planning, designing and
implementation of the project’s mobilization strategy.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Actively
    participate in the implementation of the demand creation plan for
    SMC services amongst the communities in the targeted districts of Uganda
    over the project life.
  • Adopt
    the existing MOH SMC mobilization strategy to suit the different project
  • Take
    part in the mobilization of clients for circumcision across all the
    project sites.
  • Participates
    as a full member of the expanded AMAKA team by communicating effectively
    and liaising with other members of the interdisciplinary team
  • Participate
    whenever requested to do so in other circumcision related duties as
  • On behalf of E-AMAKA, will participate in
    the implementation of the following strategies in the rollout of Safe Male
    Medical Circumcision:
  • Adopt and implement the MoH comprehensive
    SMC communication strategy.
  • Develop a brand name – emphasizing safety,
    no pain and benefits of SMC
  • Develop and disseminate SMC and HIV
    prevention messages in appropriate languages targeting primary and
    secondary audiences in the communities.
  • Advocacy for SMC at national, district and
    community level promoted.
  • Engage CBOs and health marketing
    organizations that IDI works with to drum up support for SMC.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The
    applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in social work and Social
    administration, social sciences or any related field.
  • At
    least two years working experience
  • Excellent
    communication skills
  • Ability
    to work in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability
    to communicate with clients in local language is highly desirable
  • Good
    communication skills
  • Previous
    experience of working in a medical setting, knowledge of the local
    language (Madi, Alur, Lugbara) and some understanding of HIV/AIDS is
    highly desirable.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should E-mail their
updated CVs, which should include details of email address (if any), present
position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three
(3) referees plus telephone contact to the following address. Please make sure
that your application letter , CV and certificates are attached as one document
and indicate the Vacancy code as the subject for your email
The Senior Human Resource Manager,
Infectious Diseases Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre,
Makerere University Main Campus College of Health Sciences, Makerere
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda.
Email to: hr@idi.co.ug
Deadline:  22nd December 2017
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