Community Strengthening Advisor Job Vacancy – BRAC International

Job Title:           Community Strengthening Advisor
Organization:  BRAC
International
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
About US:
BRAC is a global leader in
creating large-scale opportunities for the poor. Founded in Bangladesh in 1972,
it is now one of the world’s largest development organizations, touching the
lives of an estimated 138 million people in 11 countries across Asia and
Africa.


BRAC Uganda Health Program
The health Program in Uganda
began in 2008 to ensure that people living in poverty can access quality,
affordable health services. The goal of the BRAC health program is to improve
maternal health and reduce under-5 child morbidity and mortality.
BRAC Uganda through its health
program will be implementing a USAID funded Health Systems Strengthening
Activity in 60 districts of Uganda. The purpose of the Uganda Health Systems
Strengthening (UHSS) activity is to strengthen Uganda’s health system through
technical assistance that will improve leadership era accountability for
results in public and private health sectors at national, sub-national, and
community levels; implement innovative interventions that increase efficient
use, governance, and management of key health system resources including human
resources for health, finance, equipment I infrastructure; and strengthen state
and no state community health systems that are critical for improved quality of
health services.


Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Directly engage with UHSS consortium partners,
Ministry of Health, and District Health offices to ensure adoption and
implementation of community health systems guidelines, policies, and best
practices.
·        
Participate in meetings and forum relevant to
the UHSS project policy objectives, including MOH Technical Working Groups and
Civil Society engagements.
·        
Establish and foster meaningful relationships
with various partners, both in the private and public sector.
·        
Ensure that the planned activities are
implemented in line with USAID guidelines.
·        
Liaise and serve as the point of contract for
technical community health systems strengthening expertise both within UHSS and
external partners.
·        
Safeguarding roles
        
Ensure the safety of team members from any harm,
abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation. Act as a key source of support,
guidance and expertise on safe guarding for establishing a sate working
environment.
        
 Practice,
promote and endorse the issues of safe guarding policy among team members and
ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action.
        
Follow the safe guarding reporting procedure in
case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.



Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:
·        
Basic degree in health related field, Masters or
other advanced degree in public health, health economics, social sciences,
international development and the related field.
·        
Minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience
coordinating and managing community health systems strengthening projects in
the African region in the global health or development sector.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send
their Application (addressed to the Manager, HR & Training) & CV by
email to hrd.uganda@brac.net.  The
subject must be the name of the position applied for strictly. Only complete
applications will be accepted and only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted. BRAC is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults,
and expects all employees and volunteers to share the same commitment.
Deadline: Friday 8th
November, 2019
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