Nov 15, 2018
Health Promotion Coordinator Featured
University Research Co., LLC (URC) URC is a global organization dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide. URCs mission is to provide innovative, evidence-based solutions to health and social challenges worldwide. In Swaziland, URC works with the Ministry of Health and other stakeholders to provide technical assistance for scaling up provision and access to comprehensive, integrated and decentralized HIV/TB services. URC is implementing the CDC-funded Strengthening Local capacity to deliver sustainable quality assured Universal coverage of clinical HIV/TB services in Lubombo region and provision of central level technical assistance to SNAP under PEPFAR. Please join us in carrying out our mission (http://www.urc-chs.com/). Job Summary: The Health Promotion Coordinator will be responsible for developing, producing & facilitating adoption of HIV communication materials for the Eswatini National AIDS Program (ENAP). They will support roll-out of new HIV treatment strategies, guidelines & practices by developing relevant information packages for the public. S/he will also be responsible for social mobilization efforts such as health promotion campaigns whilst also participating the documentation of ENAP activities, synthesizing learning resulting from implementation, packaging and dissemination of such knowledge to target audiences in a format that is useful to them. Roles and Responsibilities: Providing technical guidance in development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of nationwide HIV related Information, education and communication (IEC) and health promotion activities Developing national strategic plans and annual work plans for HIV health promotion activities Developing and updating HIV related policies, Standard Operational Procedures and guidelines Representing the country in matters related to HIV health promotion at international, regional and national conferences and meetings Ensuring the production of timely, accurate and comprehensive HIV reports for national and regional use Networking, collaboration and forming partnership with local and international organizations Planning and budgeting for HIV related health promotion interventions Collaborating with other national level staff such as National Health Management Team (RHMT) to ensure proper functioning of a system for data collection, analysis and compilation into reports Ensuring the maintenance and operation of all HIV health promotion activities and reporting systems nationally To monitor and evaluate implementation of HIV health promotion programmes at national and regional level Preparation of HIV health promotion quarterly and annual reports Compilation and package of technical information and updates on HIV Coordination of HIV health promotion services nationally and ensure capacity building of service providers Leading the coordination of national HIV campaigns including collaborating with implementing partners Minimum Qualifications: Degree in Communications or related field Minimum of two(2) years of experience related to health or development Experience in online communications including: developing and implementing online strategies and maintaining websites. Demonstrated ability to work independently and flexibly, as well as cooperatively as part of a team. Demonstrated ability to organize, work, manage time, determine priorities and meet deadlines. Excellent writing and verbal communication skills Good analytical skills and ability to interpret public health and epidemiological data To Apply: For immediate consideration, please visit URCs Career Opportunities page at www.urc-chs.com/careers . You must upload your CV/Résumé and your Cover Letter where indicated. Also, please complete your application form and attach a completed USAID Form 1420 Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet as well. If you are not contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date please consider your application unsuccessful. However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise. Please note: Only candidates who are eligible to work in the Country for an indefinite period without a need for sponsorship will be considered for this position. URC is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer. We value and seek diversity in our workforce.
University Research Co, ILL (URC) Full time