Jobs in Uganda - 3 Program Officers (USHA) Jobs at BRAC Uganda

3 Program Officers (USHA)

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 03

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.
UGANDA SANITATION FOR HEALTH ACTIVITY (USHA)
Job Title: Program Officers (USHA) 03 Positions
Location: Jinja, Kampala and Masaka .

Core Roles and Responsibilities
• Planning, organizing, and implementing sanitation and hygiene activities in BRAC branch areas of operation
• Organizing community events to promote and popularize sanitation products to improve household’s sanitation status
• Developing scopes of work for training and procurement related activities among etc.
• Taking leading role in supervising project officers and CHPs effectively ensuring 100% activeness in sato sales monthly
• Ensure achievement of project officers branch performance indicator(s) monthly
• Capacity building, mentoring, coaching of project officers, CHPs on SATO marketing and sales pitching.
• Hold periodic review meetings and use evidence to provide support on SATO sales.
• Pro-actively conduct follow-ups to actual and potential clients in the project implementation areas.
• Promote social behavior change (SBC) on sanitation and hygiene interventions in the project areas of operation.
• Documenting, monitoring, and tracking SATO sales and reporting (produce quality complete reports) weekly, monthly and quarterly
• Use evidence-based data to plan, supervise and make informed decisions to drive SATO sales.
• 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.
• Following the safeguarding reporting procedure in case reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.
• Any other related activities or tasks as need may arise during course of implementation


Job Skills: Not Specified


Job specifications
• The successful candidate should have: 1-Bachelor’s in Health i.e., Environmental Health, Sanitation, other health related/or Social Sciences. 2-Two- Three years’ experience with strong communication and sanitation marketing skills; 3-Self-driven, passionate and result oriented; 4-Experience implementing USAID WASH project is an asset. 5-Computer skillsusing smart phones/ digital skills for tracking and reporting SATO sales in real time. 6-Reliable, dependable with ability to work under pressure to achieve set project deliverables/targets. 7-Networking skills with local leaders, masons, and community health workers/CHWs


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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