Earn 15,000 US Dollars as 1 of 2 Communication Officers at Malaria Consortium

Organization:  Malaria Consortium
Duty Station:   Uganda
Salary: $15,629
About US:
Malaria Consortium is one of the world’s leading non-profit
organizations specializing in the comprehensive prevention, control and
treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases among vulnerable and
underprivileged populations. We increasingly find our work on malaria can be
effectively integrated with other similar public health interventions for
greater impact and therefore expanded our remit to include child health and
neglected tropical disease interventions.
Malaria Consortium received funding from USAID/PMI to
implement a 5-year project: The Malaria Action Program for Districts (MAPD).
This project aims to prevent and control malaria illnesses and deaths in order
to minimize the social economic effects of the disease among the overall
population of Uganda and especially in children under 5 years of age. The
project began in August 2016, and covers 52 districts with a total population
of more than 13 million
Job Summary:  The Communications Officer will provide communications and implementation
support to all MAPD project activities in the districts of operation.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·      
The ideal applicant must hold a Degree in
communications, marketing or related field, ideally with a public health bias
·      
At least three years of professional
experience in behavior change communications, community mobilization and/ or
projects documentation
·      
Experience implementing community activations
and implementation of behavior change communications activities and
documentation
·      
Experience in story collection and story writing
to document projects’ achievements
·      
Knowledge of the community and local government
structures
·      
Understanding of basic public health issues in
Uganda and the required behavior change associated to them
·      
Skills in the use of different media outlets
(photography, film, TV, radio, newspapers, websites, etc.) for communications/
advocacy purposes.
·      
Knowledge of the Ugandan health sector
·      
Experience in health sector advocacy work
·      
Foundational knowledge of public health
approaches
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should apply online at the
link below.
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Please upload onto the website a covering letter outlining
how your skills and experience meet the person specifications and competencies
along with a copy of your CV (with the contact details of three work-related
referees).
Please note that these are national positions and applicants
must be legally authorized to work in Uganda. 
We appreciate your application however, only short listed candidates
will be contacted.
Deadline: 6th
March 2020
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