2 Community Liaison Officer USAID Project Job Vacancies – Doctors with Africa CUAMM

Organisation: Doctors with Africa
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
with Africa CUAMM is a district health system strengthening and programme
support organisation currently working in 20 districts in Uganda. CUAMM is part
of an IDI (infectious Disease institute of Makerere University) led consortium
going to implement a USAID funded 5-year (2020 — 2025) project – Program tor
Accelerated Control of Tuberculosis in Karamoja (USAID-PACT-Karamoja). The project
aims to increase TB case detection and treatment success rates through health
system strengthening in the 9 districts of Karamoja. USAID PACT-Karamoja
project will provide technical assistance to district health teams and
communities to deliver high impact and innovative interventions that are in
line with current national and global TB priorities. The program will focus on
regional and district structures for the management of drug susceptible TB,
drug resistant TB and TB preventive sec-woe: in the districts.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       To map, assess and build
capacity of community resource persons (CORPs) to implement community based TB
messaging, case detection, treatment follow-up and establish functional
community- facility linkage to enhance bi-directional referral and follow-up.
·       Work with DHT and
Community Development Office to strengthen community based structures that will
create demand tor TB services strengthen client appointment and tracking
systems at the supported health facilities.
·       The officers will also
strengthen the use of community quality improvement approaches in the referral
and linkage system and other community activities.
·        Participate in coordination meetings and
related forums with other NGOs, CBOs implementing community actions at district
·       With DHT and facility in
charges, support planning for and implementation of integrated outreaches to
selected communities.
·       Together with the DHT,
train and mentor health workers on Ministry of Health tools and processes for
linkages and referrals and support DHOs and District biostatistician to ensure
that all data on community interventions are properly and timely reported on
monthly basis and the same is accurately and timely fed into District Health information
System (DHlS2).
·       Ensure proper
documentation of work done achievements realized, lessons learnt, and best
practice throughout the program implementation

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must
hold a Bachelor’s degree in sociology, social work and social administration,
community development, community health, development studies or related
·        At least three years’ experience in health
related community work with government institution or NGOs involved in
community work
·       Excellent communication
skills and strong inter-personal skills, Fluency in written and spoken English
and Ngakarimojong.
·       Ability to work in a
multi-disciplinary team with frequent travel to the field. Have solid computer
How to Apply:
interested and qualified candidates address application letter and CV in
uganda@cuamm.org  with the subject
“Applications USAID PACT Karamoja January 2020”.
addition fill the Persanal file form downloaded from Click
should have only the 3 attachments (Application Letter, CV and Personal file
form). Please do not fill the personal file form online, download it,  fill and send as attachment with other
Deadline: Friday 3rd
February 2020
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