Socio-Behavioural Change Communication (SBCC) Technical Officer Job Placement – The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)

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Organisation: The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
VA No.: TASO-2018-HR/1
REF: TS/HR/PMCD 01
Reports to: Community TB Technical Advisor Safari
The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda) is an organisation contributing to a process of preventing HIV infection, restoring hope and improving the quality of Life of persons, families and communities affected by HIV infection and disease.
Job Summary: The Socio-Behavioural Change Communication (SBCC) Technical Officer will facilitate the Social Behavioural Change Communication (SBCC) activities at community level as well as the mass media activities. She/he will work hand in hand with Communications for Healthy Communities (CHC) activity to design relevant messages to targeted communities as well as Drug-Sensitive and Drug-Resistant TB patients. He will ensure availability of IEC materials and coordinate the capacity building of DOT providers and other volunteers engaged in community sensitization.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields; Mass Communication, Commerce (Marketing), Business Administration, Public Health, Behavioural Science, Health Promotion or a related field. Possession of Post Graduate training in health communication will be an added advantage.
  • Certificate in HIV/AIDS Counselling
  • Certificate in Counselling for ART
  • Five or more years’ experience in providing technical assistance and mentorship of HCWs in TB/HIV prevention and community linkages within MoH structures and systems in USAID projects.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in community mobilization for TB and HIV/AIDS prevention and management.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Excellent writing and oral presentation skills
  • Knowledge of USG programming policies and regulations, MoH and district procedures and practices.
  • Specialized knowledge and experience in Community Health and stakeholder engagement skills and attributes.
  • Demonstrated experience designing, implementing and evaluating Social Behaviour change communication interventions for TB and HIV/AIDS
  • Other Qualities/Attributes: Integrity, Emotional control, Confidentiality and Openness, Team player, Ability to work under mental and physical stress and Empathy.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are invited to submit their resumes, copies of certified academic certificates, testimonials and three referees (two of which should be professional / previous employer) including their telephone and email contacts at the online link below.
NB: The attachments should all be in one folder
Deadline: 22nd January 2018 by 11:59 pm

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