Community engagement officer (2 Positions) at Africa Medical and Behavioral Sciences Organization (AMBSO)

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Job Location: Masaka site.

Reporting to: Community Engagement Lead

Contract Terms: One year (Renewable)

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Assist Adhere to the recruitment strategy and work closely with community stakeholders in executing community related engagements.
  2. Work with community engagement Lead to facilitate dialogue between the stakeholders and the project.
  3. Work closely with the Community Engagement Lead and the Study Coordinator to address emerging community concerns.
  4. Deliver proper and adequate information to community level stakeholders on project activities and ensure promotion of maximum trust of the study among the community
  5. Pay attention to community concerns related to the project and ensure provision of well informed and appropriate feedback.
  6. Preside over stakeholders’ meetings to discuss community related issues.
  7. Participates in the risk management interventions of the study, especially those related to the community stakeholders and study participants.
  8. Provide daily, weekly and monthly reports to the Community Engagement Lead about field related operations and dynamics for further support.
  9. Timely reporting of any study related issues to avoid escalation and apply appropriate mitigation measures.
  10. Any other duties that may be assigned.

Essential qualifications/requirements:

o The applicant should have a minimum of a Diploma in Social Work and Administration, Business Administration, Development studies, Guidance and Counselling and other related fields from a reputable institution.

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o Ability to speak Luganda and English is desired

o Ability to work under minimum supervision.

o Experience working with communities.

o Computer skills.

o Excellent interpersonal communication skills.

o At least 2 years’ experience in research in an organizational setting.

How to Apply:

Qualified and interested applicants should submit their application letter, valid academic documents and detailed resume (CV) with three recognizable referees to: Uro Care-AMBSO office-Nansana. (Behind Bukomero Seven sisters building, Nakuule Zone). Emails: [email protected] (PDF file only). Applications should be handed in not later than 5:00pm 15th October, 2021.

NB: Please clearly indicate the Research site that you are applying for (either Masaka or Hoima)

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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