Jobs at Ministry of Health in Uganda - Program Officer Condom Promotion (ACP)



Job Title:            Program Officer- Condom Promotion (ACP)
Reports to:       senior health educator (IEC/BCC) 
Job purpose:    to coordinate and guide the promotion of condom use for HIV and sexually transmitted infection prevention in the country
Key functions:
•    Participating in the formulation of technical policies and guidelines for condom promotion and distribution in the country
•    Providing technical assistance to implementing partners, districts and facilities who support condom promotion and distribution using a variety of approaches
•    Participating in the development of training and instructional materials and in capacity building activities targeting districts, facilities and other health workers at various levels
•    Participating in the development of relevant work plans and implementation of activities
•    Preparing programs and activities reports as well as other programmatic reports
•    Working with NDA and other relevant institutions to ensure quality of condom supplies at all levels
•    Working with relevant technical units and institutions to quality and project condom needs for the country
Qualifications:
•    must possess a degree in medicine, nursing, education, social science or any other related and relevant field
•    Must possess a masters degree in any of the above fields   
•    Possession of a post graduate qualification in behavior change communication or social marketing will be an added advantage
Experience:
•    Must have at least three years relevant working experience in health promotion or social marketing at national or regional level
Competences:
•    Well versed with current national and global HIV prevention strategies and plans
•    Demonstrable knowledge and skills in condom promotions
•    A team player with good negotiation, interpersonal, networking and communication skills
•    Familiarity with commonly used computer packages e.g. power point, ms word, internet and ms excel


How to Apply:
Applications are invited for suitably qualified applicants for the above post in the Ministry of Health. Applications should be made in triplicate on Public Service Form 3 (PSF 3) (Revised 2008). The application forms can be downloaded from the public service Commission website.

Application Requirements:
All applications should bear the title and number of the post being applied for. Please include your telephone contact and email address on the application. Applicants should attach the following on each of the three application forms;
•    Recent pass-port size photograph
•    Detailed CV
•    Photocopies of Academic certificates and transcripts
•    Photocopies of professional registration certificates and valid practicing certificates and where applicable
•    Two recommendation letters from two of the most recent supervisors/employers
•    A photocopy of your appointment letter for your most recent position
All applications should be Hand Delivered between 8am to 5pm Monday to
Plot 20B Kawalya Kaggwa Close, Kololo
Tel: +256 414 347/ +256 312 266 194


Deadline: 02-09-2013



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