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Fresher Area Health Coordinator Jobs (7) – BRAC Uganda

BRAC Uganda Jobs

Duty Station:
Kitgum, Padel, Mbarara, Gulu & Koboko

Job details:
BRAC, one of the largest Non-Governmental Development Organization in the world, working in a number of countries in Africa and Asia on poverty alleviation Programs, is registered in Uganda as BRAC Uganda. The organization implements integrated development approach combining Education, Health, Agriculture, Livestock, Adolescent Empowerment and Microfinance. For more information please visit BRAC‘s website
www.brac.net. BRAC Uganda invites applications from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill up the available vacant positions.

BRAC UGANDA, Health-Program
BRAC’s health program leads an extensive community based primary health care program with Community Health Promoters (CHPs) with objectives to reduce maternal and child health and improve nutritional and health status of the community. Program trains, supervises and manages 4,075 community Health Promoters (CHPs) and health promoters (volunteers) across 68 districts focusing on provision of reproductive, maternal, neonatal & child health care (RMNCH), reducing vulnerability to communicable diseases and improving nutrition.
7 Area Health Coordinators
Reports to: Regional Health Coordinator
Location: Kitgum, Padel, Mbarara, Gulu & Koboko
Salary: Competitive

Core Roles and Responsibilities

  • Supervise, support, monitor and manage branch Project Assistants and CHPs under the area
  • Conduct monthly CHP refreshers at branch level, and any other training as needed
  • Manage branch stock position, payments and deposits ensuring no discrepancies/irregularities
  • Supervise and monitor program activities conducted by Project Assistants and CHPs
  • Visit CHPs within their communities, supervise health forums with Project Assistants and CHPs, conduct household visits, and ANCs/ PNCs together with the PAH.
  • Visit branch offices on regular basis and ensure all registers and stock/store and health accounts are updated (maintained property)
  • Strongly practice and maintain (uphold/conduct) organizational values and objectivity in all activities and ensure other team members are adhering to it through their activities
    Liaise with the district and local government and other partners as Needed

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Health fields.
  • 2-3 years health related working experience.
  • Fluency in multiple relevant local languages will be an added advantage.
  • Possess excellent people skills and sufficient experience and ability to work in the field
  • Ability to supervise, motivate, inspire and establish trust among team members
  • Sufficient computer skills (MS office proficiency), Report writing and analytical skills
  • Ability to work both independently with minimal supervision as well as in a team setting

Job application procedure
Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications, must submit their application letter, Curriculum Vitae (including: Date of birth, Education qualification, language proficiency, work experience, Salary expectation and at least 2 referees in Ms. Office Word Document), All Scanned copies of academic /other supporting documents, MUST BE IN ONE PDF FILE. In total, there must only be 2 attachments sent to hrd.uganda@brac.net, Not later than 23rd December, 2016.

NB. Only Soft Copy Applications will be considered, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The subject must be the name of the position applied for strictly.

Deadline of this Job: Not later than 23rd December, 2016

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Young Professionals – BRAC Uganda

BRAC Uganda Jobs

Deadline of this Job: October 09th, 2016.

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Job details: With over 100,000 employees reaching an estimated 138 million people. BRAC is the world’s largest nongovernmental organization. BRAC is a development success story, spreading anti-poverty solutions born in Bangladesh to 10 other developing countries in Asia and Africa, making it a global leader in providing opportunities for the world’s poor

The Young Professionals Programme (YPP) of BRAC International provides the foundation for exceptionally qualified and motivated individuals seeking a professional career in development. YPP offers a range of opportunities to develop professional skills; and understand BRAC’s diverse development programmes, operations, policies and procedures.

Program Features

  • To have an in-depth understanding of national and international development, Young Professionals will be exposed to the following as part of their training and capacity development:
  • Field attachments with BRAC’s development and support programmes in remote locations of their home country
  • Classroom-based training on development programs and managerial skills at BRAC’s headquarters in Bangladesh
  • Exposure visits to development programs and social enterprises in Bangladesh
  • Short-term assignment with a specific programme
  • Coaching and mentoring: A mentor will be allocated to each YP to help them navigate through BRAC and make the best use of their experience

Upon completion of training, Young Professionals will be given appointment in different BRAC programs and have the opportunity to fast track their careers towards managerial positions across BRAC International.

Eligibility requirements
This programme is designed for qualified and motivated individuals who have the desire to establish a career in international development, a proven track record of academic success and leadership capability.

The following are eligibility requirements for the Young Professionals Program:

  • Citizen of the BRAC participating country with a valid passport
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from a reputed university with a minimum CGPA of 3.5 (in a scale of 4.0) or 4.5 (in a scale of 5.0)
  • Fluency in English
  • Maximum 30 years of age at the time of joining
  • Professional experience of 2-3 years is desirable but not a Must

Citizens of the following BRAC operating countries are eligible to apply: Afghanistan, Pakistan, Myanmar, Tanzania, Uganda, Sierra Leone, South Sudan and Liberia

Additional Person Specifications

  • Commitment and drive towards improving the lives of people in your country
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Readiness to serve in field assignments in remote locations
  • Flexibility and capacity to work in different areas of the organization
  • Readiness to uphold the BRAC values of integrity, innovation, inclusiveness and effectiveness

Job application procedure lf you would like to apply, please complete the Online Application Form on http://birb.brac.net/ and upload soft copies of the following documents by October 09th, 2016.

  • CV with contact information of two professional references (not relatives)
  • Statement of interest (maximum 500 words)
  • Passport size photograph

Please note no hard copy applications will be accepted.

Selection Process
Applications will go through a rigorous screening process. Due to the large volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be invited to a multistage interview process. Candidates should be prepared to face written and oral assessments & both in-person and virtual interviews.

Terms of Employment
Successful candidates will be given a competitive remuneration package and provided an all-expenses paid trip to BRAC’s headquarters in Bangladesh for training. The training package shall include

  • One-time return airfare (to and from home country)
  • Accommodation, travel and food costs within Bangladesh

The new cohort of Young Professionals will be expected to travel to Bangladesh by January 2017 for a period of 4 months for classroom training and field visits. Prospective candidates are therefore advised to update their travel documents accordingly.

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