WE ARE HIRING

Deadline Extended to 7th February 2020

Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU) is a non-governmental organization that provides Development Communication services aimed at influencing positive behaviors for the social development of men, women and children. CDFU is   implementing Make Happiness Not Violence Campaign as part of the Joint UN Ending Violence Against Women and Girls (EVAWG) project that is funded by the Government of Sweden; and as part of the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative to Eliminate Violence Against Women and Girls. The aim is to promote favorable social norms, attitudes and behaviors at community and individual levels to prevent VAWG and improve SRHR in Uganda. While the campaign will be implemented in 20 districts in Uganda, the 11 districts will in addition have community level activities. These are Gulu, Pader, Amuria, Kaberamaido, Abim, Kotido, Kaabong, Moroto, Napak, Nakapiripirit, and Amudat.

CDFU is seeking to recruit qualified competent and highly motivated Ugandans to fill the positions below:

1). Position: Media Officer -Reports to: Project Coordinator

Commitment: Full time

Location/ Duty station: Kampala CDFU office

Job summary

The Media Officer will be responsible development for campaign materials; print, hotline, electronic and social media; pre-testing and managing the production process as well as dissemination of the materials. This person will work closely with the creative teams and designers to ensure materials produced are of good quality.

Qualifications, skills and Experience:

The ideal candidate for the Media officer position should hold a Minimum of a Bachelor Degree in Mass Communication, Social Sciences, ICT or the equivalent. The applicant should have a track record of creating inspiring and engaging content that really works. Display in-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Whats-app etc) and how each platform can be deployed in different scenario. Proven ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and video format. Good team player with the confidence to take the lead and guide other employees when necessary (content development, creation and editing; and online reputation management). Ability to display good technical understanding and pick up new tools quickly. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and excellent interpersonal communication skills and positive attitude.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparations for strategy development process by ensuring appropriate formative research for the campaign by working with M & E officer
  • Media strategy design workshops and development
  • Preparing talking points and guiding documents for radio, TV talk shows
  • Development, production of IEC materials including radio spots, brochures, fact sheets, posters and videos. This includes coordinating concept and materials development and reviews of draft materials by staff, and other stakeholders for technical correctness and appearance, giving comments and suggestions for improvement, and pretest the materials among intended audiences.
  • Drafting reports of activities as part of quarterly reports.
  • Dissemination and distribution of print materials
  • Events that are aimed at promoting Make Happiness Not Violence campaign including, but not limited, to launches, road shows, international days and exhibitions
  • Maintain the Make Happiness NOT Violence Campaign’s social media presence in order to increase visibility awareness and uptake among the audience
  • Manage social media marketing campaigns and day to day activities by creating and publishing content (images, videos, written and audio/podcasts)
  • Write success stories from the hotline, field and from the social media to share with audience and other key stakeholders.
  • Maintain and keep copies of Make Happiness Not Violence campaign (photo, Videos, Audios and past work produced)
  • Update and keep listeners engaged on the campaign, including on drama, field activities, and the media. 
  • Upload relevant material YouTube account & sound cloud as necessary

2). Position: Project Assistant -Reports to: Project Officer Amudat

Commitment: Full time

Location/ Duty station: Amudat

Job summary

The Project Assistant will work closely with Project Officer based in Amudat district to promote favorable social norms, attitudes and behaviors at community and individual levels to prevent VAWG and improve SRHR in Amudat district. He/She will support the Project Officer to:

  • Implementation of project activities in Amudat districts
  • Represent CDFU in the districts and maintain good relations with district leaders
  • Participate in district GBV coordination meetings
  • Liaise with district officials (Community Development Officers, Child and Family Protection Officers, Probation Officers, District Health Officers) and sub county leaders in project activities
  • Supervise the work of Happiness Champions, Community Activists and Listening Action Platforms in implementation of project activities
  • Coordinate and participate in training of Community Activists in SASA! methodology on Violence Against Women prevention
  • Collect data and monitor project activities in Amudat district
  • Implement and Monitor media activities including radio talk shows, radio dramas, and print materials, among others.
  • Prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly reports
  • Participate in continuous updating of GBV services in Amudat district and share with the supervisor.
  • Organise quarterly monitoring visits with the district officials, project staff and donors
  • Compile photographs, success stories and share with the supervisor
  • Promote Hotline 0800 200 600 at all times
  • Take good custody of project assets
  • Any other duties as assigned by Supervisor

Minimum Qualifications & Experience:

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Health, Gender and Women studies, Social Sciences, Population Studies or related field. Must have at least 1 years’ experience in using Training methodologies at community level or at implementing Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) interventions. Demonstrate knowledgeable practice of working with districts, non-governmental or community-based organizations or government departments. Must have experience working at the community level to implement BCC interventions.  Have excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to work as a team player. Demonstrate good interpersonal communication. Good presentation and writing skills. Computer skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point. Having used SASA! Methodology is an added advantage.

(Note: Ability to speak and understand Pokot local language will be an added advantage.).  

Application Process: Apply with the following: certificate of good conduct, CV, Copies of academic certificates, contact information for 3 professional references and daytime telephone contact addressed to:

The Head Human Resource

Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU)

P. O. Box 8734, Plot 105, Kiira Road,

Kamwokya, Kampala.

Applications should be hand delivered at the above address or sent to Email: hr@cdfuug.co.ug (PDF format maximum 6 pages) not later than Friday February 7th  2020, 4.00pm.

While we thank all applicants for showing interest; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

We are Hiring: Deadline Extended

Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU) is a non-governmental organization that provides Development Communication services aimed at influencing positive behaviors for the social development of men, women, youth and children. CDFU is a partner on the USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in Eastern Uganda Activity (USAID/Uganda RHITES E).The Activity supports the Government of Uganda (GOU) and key stakeholders to increase availability and utilization of high quality health services in 23 districts in the East and 2 districts in Karamoja (total 25) with attention to equity and underserved populations.

Position: Behaviour Change Communication Advisor

Reports to: Executive Director –CDFU

Commitment: Full time

Location/ Duty station: Mbale

Job Summary: The individual will work at a strategic level to provide SBCC support to program activities including developing and monitoring of work plans and budgets; ensuring integration of activities to achieve results; checking accountabilities; documentation of best practices; reporting (monthly, quarterly and annually); supervision of SBCC officers and providing technical assistance to district based partners and capacity building in SBCC.  

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Communication, Health, Social Sciences, Population Studies or related field. The candidate must have at least 5 years’ experience in implementing Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) interventions. Demonstrate knowledgeable practice of working with districts, non-governmental and community based organizations as well as government departments. Knowledge and experience in implementation of HIV/AIDS, nutrition, malaria and child development interventions. Excellent interpersonal & communication skills and ability to work as a team player. Good presentation and writing skills with computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point. The Applicant should have worked in the Eastern region.

Application Process: Qualified applicants should hand deliver their applications, USAID 1420 form (Contractor Employee Biological Data Sheet), CV, Copies of academic certificates, contact information for 3 professional references and daytime telephone contact addressed to:

The Head Human Resource

Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU)

P. O. Box 8734, Plot 105, Kira Road,

Kamwokya, Kampala.

Applications should be hand delivered at the above address or sent to Email: hr@cdfuug.co.ug (PDF format maximum 6 pages) from January 7, 2020 and not later than Friday 24th January, 2020, 4.00pm.

While we thank all applicants for showing interest; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

WE ARE HIRING

Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU) is a non-governmental organization that provides Development Communication services aimed at influencing positive behaviors for the social development of men, women and children.  CDFU is   implementing Make Happiness Not Violence Campaign as part of the Joint UN Ending Violence Against Women and Girls (EVAWG) project that is funded by the Government of Sweden; and as part of the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative to Eliminate Violence Against Women and Girls. The campaign aims to promote favorable social norms, attitudes and behaviors at community and individual levels to prevent Violence against Women and Girls, and to improve Sexual Reproductive Health in campaign areas. 

CDFU is seeking to recruit qualified, competent and highly motivated Ugandans to fill two positions; a) Media Officer stationed in Kampala office, and   b) Project Assistant stationed in Amudat district.

Interested and qualified candidates should either a) hand deliver their applications addressed to the Head of Human Resource at the address below or b) send to Email: hr@cdfuug.co.ug (PDF format maximum 6 pages) not later than Friday January 31, 2020, 4.00pm.

Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU)

P. O. Box 8734, Plot 105, Kiira Road,

Kamwokya, Kampala.

While we thank all applicants for showing interest; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU) is a non-governmental organization that provides Development Communication services aimed at influencing positive behaviors for the social development of men, women and children. CDFU is a partner on the USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in East Central Uganda Activity (USAID RHITES EC) whose goal is implementation of a comprehensive integrated investment in regional health, nutritional assistance and HIV/AIDS programs. This five-year activity targets 13 districts in East-Central Uganda.

CDFU wishes to recruit a qualified competent and highly motivated Ugandan to fill-in the post of Project Assistant, SBCC Iganga Cluster USAID RHITES EC

Job summary

The Project Assistant will work closely with SBCC Officer to provide Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) to support program activities in Iganga cluster in order to realize the project objectives. Support multimedia activities, effective community mobilization through coordinating with district health teams, community groups and VHTs, community mobilization, monitoring, implementing and documentation of SBCC activities according to plan.  The Project Assistant will participate in documentation of success stories, and preparation of program reports as necessary. She/He will report to the SBCC Officer based at the district.

Minimum Qualifications & Experience:

Minimum of a Bachelors degree in Communication, Health, Social Sciences, Population Studies or related field. Must have at least 1 years’ experience in implementing Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) interventions. Demonstrate knowledgeable practice of working with districts, non-governmental or community-based organizations or government departments. Must have experience working at the community level to implement BCC interventions. Have excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to work as a team player. Demonstrate good interpersonal communication. Good presentation and writing skills. Computer skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.

(Note: Ability to speak and understand Lusoga local languages will be an added advantage.).  

Application Process: Drop your applications with the following: certificate of good conduct, CV, Copies of academic certificates, contact information for 3 professional references and daytime telephone contact addressed to:

The Head Human Resource

Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU)

P. O. Box 8734, Plot 105, Kiira Road,

Kamwokya, Kampala.

Applications should be hand delivered at the above address or sent to Email: hr@cdfuug.co.ug (PDF format maximum 6 pages) not later than Friday January 31, 2020, 4.00pm.

While we thank all applicants for showing interest; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.