Several Fresher Youth Friendly Services Officer Job Vacancies – Population Services International (PSI) ~ Ugandan Jobline Jobs

Organization: Population
Services International (PSI)

Duty
Station:
 Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to:   The Social Behavioral Change Communication Coordinator

We
are Population Services International (PSI) Uganda, a branch office of the
world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it
easier for people in the developing world to be healthy by providing access to
products and services that range from TRUST condoms, mama-kits, contraceptives,
and water purification products among others. 
There
are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of
entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds –
from the medical industry to the music business – all with unique skills we
bring to the job.

Job Summary:   The Youth Friendly Services Officer will
plan, supervise and implement all Social Behavior Change and Communications
(SBCC) efforts and partnership development in the assigned implementation
districts in line with PSI program objectives and donor requirements.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Supervise the
implementation of social behavior change activities across the implementation
districts according to the marketing plans to increase demand for PSI products
and services and ensure maximum participation of young people in PSI
interventions.

·       Carry out routine
analysis of multi-level Social Behavioral Change Communication (efforts
including e-Health platforms in turn create, execute and document Data to Action
plans.

·       Distribute, track and
reconcile Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) commodities and Information
Educational Communication (IEC) materials in the implementation districts and
partner sites in line with the supply chain management procedures.

Planning and Quality
Assurance:

·       Prepare and submit monthly,
quarterly and annual work plans and budget for the execution of all projects in
the implementation districts.

·       Collect and
collate/compile monthly, quarterly or any reports and data required information
relating to the program and submit these in time.

Advocacy, PR and
partnership development

·       a. Build and maintain
advocacy/networking efforts amongst relevant stakeholders particularly
Districts and other RH Partners.

·       b. Use innovative
approaches to engage stakeholders while advocating and supporting uptake of
youth SRHR (Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights) services.

·       c. Build capacity of
implementing partners using high impact approaches to execute youth SRH
interventions.

·       Systematize and organize
information on the results obtained in the project activities during the
period, to contribute to the production of reports.

·       Maintain records of all
SBCC activities, events, minutes of meetings held and ensure these are shared
routinely.

·       Document and share best
practices as agreed upon behavior change indicators in the implementation
districts with stakeholders.

·       Implement risk
management activities to mitigate operational and financial risks in the region.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal applicant must
hold a Degree in Development Studies, Communications, Public Health, Community

·       Psychology, Social
Sciences

·       Additional training in
Public health, Project Planning and Management is an added advantage

·       At least two years’
experience working with rural communities, youth and local partners including
local government

·       Excellent interpersonal
and public communication skills, organizational skills, with a problem-solving
attitude and as a self-starter who works both independently and as a
collaborative team player

·       Ability to plan
/schedule work activities independently, with minimum supervision

·       Experience in community
mobilization and engagement including young people to participate in programs
utilizing e-Health platforms

·       Experience of budgeting
and handling finances to deliver project activities

·       Demonstrated ability to
work with various partners including Ministry of Health,

·       Local governments,
Community Based Organizations and other Non-Governmental

·       Organizations

·       Strong understanding of
health services standards particularly through a health promotion lens

·       Good report writing, and
presentation skills coupled with good knowledge of Ms

·       Office programs
including Word, Excel and power point

·        Proficient social media user across all key
channels including Office 360, Facebook and WhatsApp

PSI
is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals
regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin,
disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation,
political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression,
pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic
information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member
status or employment status.

All
interested candidates please email a cover letter and CV only to
apply@psiug.org

Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NB: PSI Uganda does not
solicit for funds during any recruitment

Deadline:  27th  January 2020

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