2 Program Officer (RGIL) NGO Job Vacancies – BRAC

 Job Title:    Program Officer (RGIL) 2 Job
Placements

Organisation: BRAC
Uganda

Project Name:
Reading Glasses for Improved Livelihood (RGIL)

Duty Station:  
Uganda

 

About US:

BRAC is a global
leader in creating large-scale opportunities for the poor. Founded in
Bangladesh in 1972, it is now one of the world’s largest development
organizations, touching the lives of an estimated 138 million people in 11
countries across Asia and Africa. BRAC Uganda NGO operates in:1) Agriculture,
Food Security & Livelihood; 2) Health Program;3) Ultra Poor
Graduation/Disability Inclusion; 4) Education & youth Empowerment-
(Inclusive of scholarship programs);5) Emergence preparedness Response; and 6)
Gender Equality and Women development. We are operating in 114 districts in
Uganda. BRAC Uganda Country Office is located at Plot 880, Heritage Road,
Nsambya.

 

About Health Program:

Our Health
intervention in Uganda began in 2008 to ensure that people living in poverty
can access quality, affordable health services. The goal of the projects is to
lower morbidity and mortality among children under five from diseases such as
diarrhea, pneumonia, and malaria: improve maternal health: improve basic
essential healthcare services in rural areas: and improve the nutritional
status of smallholder families with a focus on pregnant women, children under
five and adolescent girls.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Conducting
RGIL and Project Officer Performance assessment.

·       
Supervise
and Monitor RGIL activities of PAHs and CHPs for all branches under area
supervised.

·       
Build
the capacity of CHPs to collectively engage with local leaders and community
members on eye care issues.

·       
Generating
leads to increase uptake of reading glasses and presbyopia correction.

·       
Stock
management and verification at all branches supervised.

·       
Visit
CHPS with in their communities; supervise community events with Project
Officers and CHPS.

·       
Check
and conduct household visits with person in charge.

·       
Ensure
the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and
exploitation. Act as a key source of support, guidance, and expertise on
safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.

·       
Practice,
promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and
ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action.

·       
Follow
the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes
place, encourage others to do so.

·       
Doing
any other roles as of when required by the supervisors.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or any
other business-related course

·       
Three
years’ experience in sales and marketing.

·       
Broad
knowledge and understanding of the sales process and dynamics, a commitment to
excellent customer service, superb interpersonal skills including the ability
to quickly build rapport with both CHPS, Project Officers and communities.

·       
Previous
experience using computers for a variety of tasks.

·       
Able to
work comfortably in a fast-paced environment and able to work in rural areas.

 

How to Apply:

All interested
candidates should send their Application, CV and Academic documents as a one
document addressed to the Head Human Resources by email to hrd.uganda@brac.net

 

The subject must be
the name of the position applied for strictly when submitting. Only complete
applications will be accepted, and only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted.

 

Deadline: 14th January 2021 

 

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