Program Assistant (Health) NGO Jobs – Development Companions International (DCI)

Job Title:        Program Assistant (Health)
Organisation: Development
Companions International (DCI)
Duty Station: Kapchorwa,
Uganda
Reports to: Program
Manager (PM) / Operations Manager (OM) 
About DCI:
Development
Companions International (DCI) is a registered non-profit organization (NGO)
that works with various community partners including churches and other
faith-based groups. DCI currently focuses on both adult literacy programs and
community health education in a number of communities in eastern and central
Uganda to create solutions for development. 
In our health
program, we focus mostly on health education and sensitization using different
modes of information dissemination to enable communities to reduce the
increasing prevalence of preventable diseases. We do this through community
education activities such as rural school and community visits, as well as
radio talk shows and local newsletters.
 
Job Summary:  The Program Assistant (Health) will assist the
PM in running the DCI Kapchorwa Branch office, preparing information for grant
proposals, conducting radio talk shows, school and community visits, and other
health related activities of the department in the organization.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Program planning
and implementation
·        
Participate
in needs identification and assessments for new viable program areas (schools
and Communities) 
·        
Participate
in developing new project proposals
·        
With
guidance from OM, initiate work plans and budgets 
·        
Prepare
and hosting community and other stakeholder meetings
·        
Identify,
procure, and prepare IEC materials and first aid kits to be used in school and
community visits
·        
Work
with PM to develop ongoing curriculum and educational plans for radio programs
and community and school outreaches
·        
With the
guidance of the PM, research and prepare information to be presented on talk
shows
·        
Assist
the PM in identifying and make bookings of airtime for the talk shows
·        
Support
the Communications Coordinator in providing information for the newsletter and
successful stories
·        
Prepare
weekly program work plans and budgets on time 
·        
Prepare
activity field and expense reports.
Program Monitoring
and Evaluation
·        
Identify,
and prepare M&E tool to be used in program evaluation
·        
Implement
the program M&E plan in a professional manner
·        
Participate
in Program review
·        
Compile/document
lessons learned and intervention model
Administration
·        
Ensure
Kapchorwa office properties managed
·        
Ensure
Kapchorwa office general cleanliness and security
·        
Participate
in periodic meetings
·        
Assist
in program special events together with the PM
·        
Ensure
compliance with DCI policies and procedures
·        
Perform
any other duties as assigned by the supervisor
Key Result Areas:
·        
Needs
assessments conducted
·        
Project
proposals developed
·        
Work
plans developed and implemented
·        
Program
IEC materials provided
·        
Target
number of schools and communities visited 
·        
Target
number of radio talk shows hit
·        
Weekly
reports prepared and circulated
·        
Newsletters
circulated to the community 
·        
Grant
data and material generated
·        
Program
review conducted



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate should hold a Diploma in Public Health, Nursing, or related
field;
·        
Experience
in Community development work will be an added advantage
·        
Two years
of experience in community health work
·        
Fluent
in English, Kupsabiny, Lumasaba and Luganda
·        
Demonstrated
ability to effectively interact with community organizations, government
officials, general public and staff; 
·        
A spirit
of achieving excellence and team building;
·        
Demonstration
of honesty, transparency, accountability;
.
·        
Advanced
skills in MS Excel, and proficiency in Word and Power point;
·        
Professional
general administrative skills including time management and activity
prioritization, ability to prepare budgets and write reports.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send a copy of their updated CV with cover letter indicating three
referees (attached as one document) and salary expectation to: operations@dciuganda.org
or can visit our website Click Here
to apply
NB:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any efforts to influence the
recruitment process will lead to automatic disqualification.
Deadline: 23rd August 2019
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