Communications Coordinator NGO Job Careers – Program for Accessible health Communication and Education-PACE

Organisation: Program
for Accessible Health Communication and Education (PACE)
Reports to:  Programs
Lead
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Program for
Accessible Health Communication and Education-PACE is a local health
non-governmental organization and remains an affiliate of PSI. PACE is an
innovative, efficient and impact-oriented organization that works towards realizing
a community of Ugandans empowered to sustain healthy behavior, while
significantly contributing to Ministry of Health in the areas of HIV/AIDS-care
and prevention, TB, Malaria and Child survival, maternal and 
reproductive health,
as well as access to safe water.
Job Summary:  We are looking for an experienced Individual
to take on the role of Communications Coordinator. He/She will be responsible
for developing and overseeing the implementation of PACE strategic
communication strategy and interventions and drive internal and external
visibility of PACE in support of all PACE programmatic health areas to ensure
quality marketing and communication. The Communications Coordinator will
provide overall quality control on the organization’s communications and
advocacy, deliver high quality, proactive communications and will use the
latest models and innovations in project 
communications, to
drive strategy and deliver gains in product and service uptake by target
audiences.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Develop
and oversee PACE overall communications and advocacy strategic vision.
·       
Develop
and manage proactive consistent channels of communication to document and
profile PACE’s key interventions for internal and external stakeholders’
groups.
·       
Develop
strategic partnerships with key stakeholders including MoH, community-based
organizations, national and international partners and organisations, to
strengthen PACE’s visibility across current health areas.
·       
Represent
PACE at national level through SBCC-related Technical Working Groups and in
other relevant fora.
·       
Provide
support for SBC message development for projects and IEC production for
programming, with support mentorship to field teams in storytelling for
development.
·       
Liaise
with Project coordinators to understand programmatic needs and expectations to
be accomplished through SBCC and develop appropriate strategies; and establish
key messages which differentiate PACE areas of expertise.
·       
SBCC and
marketing focal point in procurement, awarded contracts and coordinating the
production and/or implementation of behaviour change communications including
production of IEC materials, media buying and distribution and monitoring of
PACE IEC materials.
·       
Updating
and maintenance of the PACE’s Website and internal SharePoint site and
production of the Annual Report and document success stories for public
dissemination.
·       
Take the
lead in ensuring PACE is abreast and up-to-date with developments in SBCC
theory and practice and that these are integrated as necessary.
·       
Provide
support in the writing of donor reports and build a PACE Communications
calendar to define timing for messaging throughout the year.
·       
Work
alongside the EMT to develop an advocacy strategy and plan for key policy
issues impacting the work of PACE.
·       
Co-ordinate
the concept testing and pre-testing of all communication materials that are
developed.




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant
must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in communication, Marketing and any other related
field.
·       
Advanced
degree. (Public Health or related field an advantage).
·       
Demonstrated
success in generating innovative and effective behavior change or marketing
solutions.
·       
Previous
experience in the development and implementation of Social Behavioural Change
Communication strategies and programs.
·       
Excellent
analytical, organizational, oral and written communication skills.
·       
Strong
organizational and multi-tasking skills.
·       
Excellent
interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all levels of staff, external
stakeholders and partners.
·       
Ability
to work across multiple project teams.
·       
Previous
experience with a donor funded Non-governmental organization is preferred.
·       
Demonstrated
ability to work with various partners including donors, MoH, Local governments,
CBO’s and NGO’s.
·       
High
level of attention to details in all aspects of work responsibilities.
·       
Commitment
to deadlines.
·       
Excellent
interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all levels of staff, external
stakeholders and partners.
·       
Expanded
computer skills including experience using word processing, database and spreadsheet
software.
·       
Highly
self-driven and is passionate about what they do.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should email their cover letter addressed
to the Human Resources and Administration Manager, and an updated CV ONLY to
pace@pace.org.ug indicating the Job title in the subject of the email.
Applications received will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so we encourage you
to submit your application as soon as possible!
Only short-listed
candidates will be contacted. Please note PACE does not solicit for funds
during any recruitment process.
Deadline: Monday, 13th July 2020 by 5:00pm
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