Jobs in Uganda - 8 Project Officers (USHA) Jobs at BRAC Uganda

8 Project Officers (USHA)

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 08

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: Project Officers (USHA) 8 Positions
Location: Buikwe-01, Lugazi-01, Kaliro-01, Kitgum-03, Buwenge-01, Buyala-01 .

Core Roles and Responsibilities
• Planning, organizing, and implementing sanitation and hygiene activities in BRAC areas of operation especially at community levels
• Directly supervise and ensure CHPs are 100 % active monthly in sato sales to improve household sanitation in the designated project areas.
• Ensure achievement of CHPs key performance indicator(s) on monthly basis
• Capacity building, mentoring and coaching CHPs on SATO marketing and sales pitching.
• Promoting and marketing WASH services and SATOs at HH/ community level.
• Carry out social behavior change communications on hygiene and sanitation improvements in the targeted communities
• Documenting, monitoring, tracking, SATO sales and reporting (produce quality complete accurate reports) on monthly basis
• Use evidence data to plan, supervise and make decisions to drive SATO sales.
• Profiling the sanitation status of households in the community and target them for upgrade or improvement to at least basic level.
• Read, understand, 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 of any reportable incident takes place, encourages 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-Diploma in Health-related, Social Sciences, Marketing or Business Administration 2- One-two years’ experience implementing WASH projects, 3- Experience implementing USAID WASH project is an added advantage. 4-Strong communication and sanitation marketing skills, 5-Self-driven, passionate and results oriented. 6-Computer skills-using smart phones/ digital skills for tracking SATO sales and reporting in real time. 6- Reliable, dependable and ability to work under pressure. 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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