2 Program Officer Job Opportunities – Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC)


Job Title:    Program Officer (2 Job

Organization:  Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC)

Duty Station:  Kampala,

Reports to: Senior
Technical Advisor


About US:

The Uganda Episcopal
Conference (UEC) with support from PEPFAR through the Centers for Diseases
Control is implementing a five-year project entitled “Engagement of Faith
based organizations [FBOs] Community based organizations [CBOs) and Private
not for Profit {PNFP} facilities to support HIV Epidemic control in the Republic
of Uganda under the Presidential Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief”. The
above site project intends to strengthen the knowledge and capacity of
Religious leaders, FBOs/CBOs to create demand for and increase access to HIV
prevention services, treatment and care particularly for men and children. The
project will as well contribute to the prevention of violence against children,
deliver messages of hope, support adherence to treatment and retention into
care using the religious structures and faith platforms. UEC will closely work
with Regional Implementing partners, Local Governments, PNFP and Public health
facilities for referrals as well faith based and secular CBOs/CSOs


Job Summary:  Working with the Senior Technical Advisor, the
Program Officer will coordinate efforts of the FCI Project within the region
aimed at enhancing project work promote the FCI project. The Officer will also
support dioceses in rolling out behavior change communication messages through
Church structures and systems


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

the mobilization of religious leaders, youths, and community members to
participate in project activities.

all trainings, mentorships, and orientations for the various target groups that
include religious leaders, health workers, counselors, peer leaders and other
pastoral agents.

with Regional Implementing Partners (IPs], diocesan authorities , health
facilities and other stakeholders in the regions to access HIV testing kits,
support referrals and linkages for HIV infected individuals.

project materials containing messages of hope to project beneficiaries and

up on trained community mobilisers, pastoral agents and other change agents to
ensure that they carry out expected roles in the community.

meetings with stakeholders to review, monitor and evaluate project activities.

Lead the
collection, collation, synthesis and reporting of project data.

monthly and quarterly support supervision and technical assistance to
sub-grantees to ensure that project activities are implemented as per work
plans and budgets.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in either Public Health,
Social Sciences

in HIV/AIDS related aspects

At least
five years’ experience in HIV/AIDS service provision including mentorship and
capacity building in sub national structures

in Behavior Change Communication will be an added advantage

initiative and ability to work independently with minimum supervision even
under time constraints in order to meet deadlines

computer skills: Windows, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet, and

oral and written communication skills


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should submit their signed and complete
application to the following address;


The Secretary

Uganda Catholic

Plot 672, Hanlon Road,
Nsambya Hill

P. O. Box 2886

Kampala. Uganda


A complete
application shall have the following attached to it:

of academic certificates, degrees and testimonials.

curriculum vitae


Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted after the deadline for submission
of applications.


Deadline: 2nd November 2020


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