Jobs in Uganda - 2 Program Officers (RGIL) Jobs at BRAC Uganda

2 Program Officers (RGIL)

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 02

Deadline: 14 January 2021

Hiring Organization  BRAC Uganda

JOB DETAILS:
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. For more information, please visit BRAC’s website, www.brac.net. BRAC Uganda invites suitably qualified Ugandans to fill up the following available vacant positions.
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.
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.
Reading Glasses for Improved Livelihood (RGIL)
Job Title: Program Officer (RGIL), Position: 02
Location: Field .

Core roles 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.


Job Skills: Not Specified


Job specifications
• The successful candidate should have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or any other business-related course, 3 years’ experience in sales and marketing. 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. Experience using computers for a variety of tasks. Able to work comfortably in a fast-paced environment and able to work in rural areas.


Job Education Requirements: Not Specified


Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Application procedure

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 Deadline is Thursday 14th January, 2021
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.
BRAC is committed to safeguarding children, young people, and adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share the same commitment. We believe every stakeholder and every member of the communities we work with has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation - regardless of age, race, religion, and gender, status as an individual with a disability or ethnic origin. Therefore, our recruitment policy and procedure include extensive background checks and disclosure of criminal records in order to ensure safeguarding to the fullest extent.
BRAC is an equal opportunities employer

Date Posted: 2021-01-07

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