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Community Development Facilitator- Butaleja MNCH Project

Job Description

Position: CDF-MNCH/Health Officer

Report to: Project Coordinator

Location: Mbale-Butaleja Cluster

Purpose of the position:

Contribute to achieving WVU’s child wellbeing targets in designated clusters through planning, monitoring and implementing the MNCH programme in line with applicable technical approaches and WVU national strategy.

Key Result Areas:

Project planning and implementation

  1. Technical support and training

  • Identify local level capacity needs and support capacity building activities for WVU staff and partners to improve the quality of Health

  • Support project implementation of models through monitoring

  • Mobilization of and conducting trainings to build capacities on health models

  • Provide mentoring and coaching to district and community health technical personnel to build local capacity for understanding and connecting with community linkages

  • Identify technical experts to train district and community groups

  1. Partnership and networking

  • Identify and build strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with partners and other stakeholders in implementation at the District level.

  • Participate and represent WVU in key donor engagements and technical working forums at district, region and National level when applicable.

  • Work closely with District initiatives through the District Health Office

  1. Research, Documentation and Evidence building

  • Effectively document all information related to project successes, innovations and promising practices and disseminate through appropriate mechanisms.

  • Ensure identification of research areas, conduct research and document learnings

  • Actively participate in project monitoring processes

  • Support processes of project assessments

  1. Quality Implementation

  • Track and manage budgets allocated for the projects across assigned Area Programs

  • Produce timely, accurate, compliant and quality reports

  • Participant in Project management meetings and reflection forums

  1. Resource Acquisition

  • Identify and initiate viable funding proposals for resource acquisition to support health programme interventions.

  • Participate in resource mobilization through concept papers/proposal writing for fund raising and market them with support offices and other donors.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • A Bachelors Degree in Nursing, Public health, Nutrition & Human Medicine 3 years practical experience in Public health programming including MNCH with a reputable organization,

  • At least two of which must have been involved in program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

  • Motivation and commitment to community work

  • Good coordination and highly tuned communication skills 

  • Flexibility, diplomacy and the ability to work independently and as part of a team 

  • Innovative and creative 

  • Willing to spend regular periods away from home while working in the field 

  • Previous experience as a community worker desirable 

  • You must be able to ride a Motor Cycle with a clean riders permit-class A