Community Health Program Officer job post at Global Health Corps

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Global Health Corps

Global Health Corps

Job Description

Job Category:
Health/ Medicine jobs in Uganda
Job Location:
Kampala
Education Level:

Job Details
Role Overview

The Community Health Program Officer is responsible for coordinating high level meetings, writing concept notes for external stakeholders, preparing monthly reports, and writing proposals for fundable projects/research that promote community health in Uganda.

Responsibilities

Strategic learning, monitoring & evaluation

• Explore and document best practices to promote community health in line with existing standards

• Explore and document community health interventions for prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs)

• Monitor and evaluate the impact of community health interventions in various health programs

• Prepare monthly and other regular reports of community health activities in line with departmental guidelines

Stakeholder engagement, knowledge management

• Map all partners working on community health in Uganda

• Network with various stakeholders (public and private) to promote community health at the policy and implementation levels

• Support the coordination of stakeholder meetings with implementing partners, MOH staff, and other key partners

Research

• Develop fundable research proposals for community health programs and activities

• Develop proposals to study community health interventions in the prevention and control of NCDs

Skills and Experience

Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

• Proficiency in Microsoft office applications*

• Experience facilitating workshops, training, or health education sessions within communities*

• Experience drafting external-facing documents, including concept notes, reports, articles, and/or correspondence*

• Prior experience conducting research, including a literature review and report writing*

• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

• Ability to work in a team environment, but with self-sufficiency and self-motivation

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills

• Ability to multitask with flexibility and prioritize across multiple activities

• Good analytical and decision-making skills

• Ability to collaborate and coordinate with high-level multiple partners

• Willingness to travel to remote areas

• Experience planning and organizing conferences and/or high-level meetings

• Experience with partnership management, especially acting as the lead point of contact for high-level stakeholders like donors or government officials

• Demonstrated project management skills with the ability to ensure internal and external collaborators achieve a time-bound goal or project

Application Process

Community Health Program Officer

To apply for this job please visit ghcorps.org.

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