Emergency Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Community Led Ebola Action Project Officer NGO Jobs – GOAL

Organization: GOAL
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
Job Summary:  GOAL is seeking a dynamic individual to join
this exciting and challenging project. The CLEA Officer will be involved in the
day to day implementation of the CLEA project in collaboration with the EVD
Coordinator.  They will be the direct
line of support to community mobilisers and the point of contact for Division
level stakeholders. They will support monitoring and regular collection of data
in support of project oversight and learning and in alignment with the results
framework. The incumbent will work closely with the Ministry of Health (MoH)
and Kampala authorities to support the implementation of the project and work
in close coordination with the National Task Force (NTF) and key stakeholders
within the Risk Communication and Social Mobilisation (RCSM) Pillar. We are
looking for someone who is a self-starter, can work independently and promotes
inclusive community participation. You will need to be comfortable engaging
with and communicating to people at different levels of authority ensuring
understanding and buy-in throughout the project period. You will have a Health
inclined background, public health or a related discipline, and be
knowledgeable in project management cycles, report writing, and have good
interpersonal skills.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
In collaboration
with the MoH and other stakeholders work towards achieving the overall project
objective through a process as follows:
·        
In
collaboration with the EVD Project Coordinator (GOAL) and stakeholders lead the
implementation of the CLEA project in Kampala, including the management of the
Community Mobilisers (10), the development of work-plans for the community
mobilisers, facilitation of weekly team meetings, support of the CLEA community
champions and organising regular stakeholder meetings
·        
Manage
the monitoring and data capture for the project, working with the MEAL team, to
ensure information is accurate and used to inform adaptations to the project
and respond to the results framework
·        
Coordinate
and document the information from the community on suspect cases, rumours, and
feedback on health services and, following the identification of a clear
reporting line to the Ministry of Health, KCCA and key NTF and RCSM pillar
actors, report the information on a weekly basis
·        
Engage
and actively participate in GOALs sector specific Kampala coordination forums,
including the Risk Communication and Social Mobilization pillar sub-committee,
regular KCCA health forums and Division level meetings
·        
Work
with GOAL EVD Coordinator to assist in developing strategic projections and
action plans, prioritize training needs on community engagement, and deploy as
needed to support community engagement if CLEA is cascaded to other areas. This
might include at times deployments to emerging missions
·        
Provide
a weekly report to the EVD Coordinator on the implementation and progress of
the CLEA
·        
Support
the EVD Coordinator in a process for dynamic partnerships and collaboration of
stakeholders involved the public health response i.e. the process of partner
mapping, regularly maintain and update key contact lists
·        
Adhere
and sign to GOAL’s PSEA Policy and Code of Conduct
·        
Comport
him/herself in the community s/he will be working, respecting community values,
cultural beliefs
·        
Refrain
from all illegal practices such as impersonation, theft, sexual harassment,
child abuse etc.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The ideal
applicant must hold an Msc/Degree in Public Health or any other health inclined
discipline, with not less than 2 years post qualification experience
·        
At least
two years previous experience with an international agency in
humanitarian/development programmes in a health related position
·        
Excellent
interpersonal, motivational and people and process management skills
·        
Experience
in behavioural change and participatory approaches
·        
Problem
solving skills and approach will be essential, with facilitation and training
skills an added advantage
·        
Strong
analytical skills including collection, analysis, reporting, and applying of
programme data
·        
Good IT
and report writing skills
·        
Experience
in liaising with government officials, communities and other local partners;
experience with donors and other international agencies an advantage
·        
Emergency
response experience would be an advantage
·        
Ability
and willingness to deploy for short missions as may arise
·        
Incumbent
will be required to sign and abide by GOALs safeguarding and code of conduct
policies and guidelines
.
NB: GOAL is
an equal opportunity employer. GOAL is committed to the safety and protection
of children in our care from intentional and unintentional harm. Candidates
will therefore be expected to comply with GOAL Uganda’s child protection
policy.
How to Apply:
Interested
applicants who meet the requirements should submit their applications by email
with at least 4 reference contacts (3 from the last three employers, and 1
character reference), and daytime contact number to; The Human Resource
Manager, GOAL Uganda: recruitment@ug.goal.ie 
indicating the title ‘Emergency Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Community Led
Ebola Action Project Officer” in the subject line.  PLEASE DO NOT ATTACH CERTIFICATES. 
Deadline: 20th August 2019
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