BCC Assistant Job Careers – Ministry of Health

Job
Title:        
 BCC
Assistant
Organization: Ministry of Health
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The government of Uganda in partnership the Global Fund,
PMI/ USAID, Against Malaria Foundation (AMF) and other implementing partners
plans to conduct its third Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets Mass Campaign for
Universal Coverage (LLINs UCC) in 2020. Approximately 27m Mosquito nets will be
distributed country wide. The Campaign is human resource intensive and
therefore require additional support to the already existing staff to avoid
compromising other routine program activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Support in the development of a realistic,
innovative and effective strategy towards promotion of LLIN utilization at the
community level and national level
·       
Identify gaps in BCC for promoting utilization
LLIN at the household and community level
·       
Develop an action plan for implementation of BCC
at the post distribution phase of the campaign.
·       
Support in the coordination of the
implementation of BCC activities during the entire LLIN campaign
·       
Support the BCC Specialist to design campaign
messages and IEC materials
·       
Assist in the coordination, management and
monitor broadcast of interactive radio programs in during the campaign
·       
Participate in the development, pre-testing and
dissemination of IEC materials.
·       
Manage translation and “checking” of IEC
materials promoting LLIN registration, distribution and utilization
·       
Organize and document dissemination of all IEC
materials
·       
Work with district teams (DHTs) to design,
organize & monitor community events aimed at LLIN utilization
·       
Prepare BCC activity reports monthly and
quarterly
·       
Assist in the coordination of the LLIN
Documentary showing all activities, success stories and lessons learnt
·       
Support the coordination of national, regional
and district Advocacy meetings
·       
Participate in training of health workers,
village health teams and other community based volunteers.
·       
Undertake other assignment as requested by
management.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
Communication, Community Health, Social Sciences, Education or related field.
·       
A post graduate training in related fields is an
added advantage.
·       
A minimum of three years’ experience designing,
implementing and evaluating behaviour change communication interventions.
·       
The candidate must have participated in any of
the past LLIN campaign doing SBCC related work.
·       
The Candidate must demonstrate knowledgeable
practice of working with districts, non-governmental and community based
organizations as well as government departments.
·       
Excellent interpersonal communication skills and
ability to work as a team player.
·       
Demonstrate good interpersonal communication,
supervision and management skills
·       
Excellent presentation and writing skills.
·       
Computer skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and
Power Point is an added advantage
How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications addressed to
the “Permanent Secretary Ministry of health P.O Box 7272, Kampala” and submitted
to the Security Registry Room A 002. Application should be accompanied by CV,
copies of Academic documents, copy of the NIN number and previous appointment
letters.
Deadline: 6th March
2020
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