2 No Experience Child Development Officer (CDO) – Health Job Opportunities – Compassion International

Organization: Compassion
Duty Station: Uganda
About Compassion Project:
Bukedi Anglican
Diocese is working in partnership with Compassion International in fulfilling
the great commission as mandated by our Lord Jesus Christ in Mathew 28:16-20.
This is done in a holistic approach which includes Child Development Ministry.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ is a strong Christian
    witness who demonstrates a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with
    people within and outside of Church, and also faithfully upholds child
    ministry in prayer.
  • Working within one’s influence, serves as an advocate for children
    and their caregivers who live in poverty and are not able to speak out for
    themselves. This includes being informed about issues of children and
    influencing others to greater involvement on their behalf.
  • Implements the day -to-day running of the project health activities
    for the achievement of physical development outcomes.
  • Carries out other critical roles for the smooth running of the
    project as a team member.
  • Takes lead in implementing health related standards of the
    partnership agreement as well as recommended manuals as the health
    technical staff within the partnership.
  • Prepares and submits health related reports to the Project Director
    and church leadership as a means to monitor and evaluate the health
  • Acts as consultant on all health issues that affect children and the
    community by using his or her experience and expertise to challenge,
    motivate, sensitize and equip the church on ways of preventing diseases,
    immunization of children, celebration of health days as well as dealing
    with epidemics.
  • Discharge other project work related duties as assigned by the
    Project Director.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must be a mature born again Christian with a sound
  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in any of the following: nursing,
    primary healthcare, community health, clinical medicine, education/social
    work administration, social work & social Administration, social
    sciences, Development Studies, Education, Communication, records
    management and any related disciplines.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Experience and current knowledge of HIV/AIDS intervention will be an
    added advantage.
  • Formal training in counselling and child development will be an
    added advantage.
  • Good computer skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • Working ability to apply and adapt to established accounting
    procedures to a variety of accounting transactions, problems and
  • Excellent written communication skills and strong verbal
    communication skills. Intermediate English ability is preferred.
  • Skills in project planning and management will be an added
  • Formal training in counselling and child development will be an
    added advantage.
  • Age: Between 25-35
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should submit or hand deliver their
hand-written Applications with Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of their
academic documents, recommendation from their Pastors and church Leaders.
Applications should be addressed to;
The Diocesan
Bukedi Diocese,
P.O. BOX 170,
Tororo. Uganda
Deadline: 24th August, 2018
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