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Community Health Officer

Save the Children

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted April 1, 2022.

Save the Children Jobs in Uganda Community Health Officer Carreer opportunities in Uganda vacancies in Save the Children at Uganda

# Job Description

Save the Children is currently recruiting a Community Health Officer for a
5-year USAID-funded program in Uganda. The purpose of the program is to
facilitate government-led leadership and enhance sustainable multi-sectoral
coordination to accelerate gains in nutrition, maternal, new-born and child
health outcomes.The Community Health Officer will be responsible for day to
day technical and logistical assistance to local urban health authorities and
health governance mechanisms to improve knowledge and positive practices
related to MCH and nutrition for the urban poor and strengthen linkages
between communities and health facilities to advance gains in utilization of
MCH and Nutrition related services among the target audience. S/He will work
closely with the Division Health Offices and, CSOs and consortium partners to
conceptualize, integrate and operationalize SBC related activities to improve
demand and uptake Maternal, Newborn, Child Health and Nutrition services among
urban-poor populations

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
Essential:
• A minimum of 5 years’ experience in implementation of public health
interventions similar with a focus on Urban health programming.
• Demonstrated experience and knowledge of maternal and child health programs
and policies in Uganda
• Must have strong organizational skills and ability to work with diverse
teams across the organization.
• Excellent skills required in program design, reporting, documentation,
monitoring and evaluation.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work
effectively in team situations
• Experience in working with external stakeholders with good knowledge of
Uganda’s urban health system and structures
• Must be creative individual with strong sense of vision, commitment and
priorities
• Advanced proficiency in computer packages such as Microsoft Office,
particularly Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
• Excellent analytical qualitative and quantitative and communication
written and verbal skills.

The Organization
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground
in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need
better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and
advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure
their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by
2030:
• No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
• All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
• Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees
play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value
our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a
collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and
integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:
Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document.
Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary
expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes
rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of
children from abuse.
Application closes on 7th April 2022 at midnight Ugandan time.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and
assign the best qualified talent, persons with disabilities and female
candidates are encouraged to apply.
Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at
whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through
recruitment agents

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**Closing Date** : 7th April. 2022

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