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Friday, 28 February 2014

Accountability Program Officers - Multi Community Based Development Initiative

Vacancy: Accountability Program Officers (4 Career Jobs)
Recruiting Company: Multi Community Based Development Initiative (MUCOBADI)
Duty Station: Kitgum, Lamwo and Pader,
Country: Uganda

Multi Community Based Development Initiative (MUCOBADI) is a local NGO founded in 2000 by Community Development Volunteers and currently working in Bugiri, Mayuge, Buikwe, Butaleja and Abim Districts. Our current programming focuses on Health, Human rights and Social Accountability, Livelihoods and Water, Hygiene and Sanitation. We are an independent, non-political, non-religious and Non-Governmental Organisation registered with the Uganda National NGO Board (Reg No: S.5914/7569)

About ACT Health Programme:
In partnership with GOAL Uganda, MUCOBADI will implement a 5- year programme for Health Sector Accountability (ACT-Health) in 3 Districts of Kitgum, Pader and Lamwo.

Job Summary: The Accountability Program Officers will mainly be responsible for the implementation of activities at Community. Health facility and District level as per Standard Operating Procedures and the ACT Health Strategy

Train community structures (VHTs. HUMCs) as per Set Standard Operating Procedures(SOP’s)
Implement activities of the project as per agreed upon plans of action and the set Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's)
Organize and facilitate dialogue meetings and action plans using tools as per set Standard Operating Procedures(SOP's)
Ensure interests of marginalized members at the community (Women, Children, the elderly, people with disabilities and PLWHAs) are taken into account in project implementation process.
Collect most significant change stories throughout the life of the project with guidance from the MEL Officers.
Actively participate in the selection of most significant change stories
Ensure that all action plans developed by community participants and health service providers are SMART
Prepare and submit monthly activity plans and personal objective reports to MUCOBADI Accountability Manager
Documentation of work in communities using the appropriate report template as set out in the SOPs to report on various activities
Represent and maintain a credible image and protect MUCOBADI’s interests and assets

The Accountability Program Officer for the MUCDABI GOAL ACT Programme should ideally hold a bachelor’s degree in social work and social administration, community development, social sciences and any relevant academic qualifications

Skills and Experience:
At least three years’ demonstrated experience in participatory, community-driven facilitation skills in local language (Luo/ Acholi)          
Excellent verbal, written communication, mobilisation and facilitation skills in Luo/ Acholi and English
Possess the ability to travel extensively, work and live in remote and hard to reach areas.
Exposure and experience directly implementing social accountability and civic empowerment methodologies
Excellent computer literacy skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Motorcycle riding license and skills will be an added advantage.
Strong budgeting, reporting and proposal writing skills

All suitably qualified and interested candidates can apply be sending a 1-page cover letter and CV (Max 3 pages) and copies of academic documents on e-mail to: info@ mucobadi.org OR mucobadi@yahoo.com, Attn: Finance & Administration Manager

You can also hand deliver or post to Multi Community Based Development Initiative (MUCOBADI)
P.O. Box 285, Bugiri Uganda

NB: MUCOBADI is an equal opportunity employer and is against any form of discrimination against PLHIVs, Women and PWDs and is committed to the safety and Protection of Children from intentional and unintentional harm.

Deadline: Thursday 6th March 2014 by 5 pm.