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Position: Project Officer (Social and Behaviour Change Communication) 1 position

Uncategorised • 2018-05-28 13:24:28


Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU) is a non-governmental organization that provides Development Communication services aimed at influencing positive behavior change for the social development of men, women and children in Uganda and the entire East African Region. CDFU is a partner on the “Decide End Child Marriage” Project. With support from Finland, the project is implemented by Plan International Uganda and its partners. The four year project is aimed at reducing early marriages in Acholi and Lango sub-regions of northern Uganda.  CDFU will implement activities in the districts of Apac and Kole.  

CDFU wishes to recruit qualified, competent and highly motivated Ugandans for the following post

Position: Project Officer (Social and Behaviour Change Communication) 1 position

Reports to:  Executive Director, CDFU

Commitment: Full time

Location/ Duty stations:  Apac with frequent travel to Kole

Job Summary: Provide support to the project; supervise work of the accounts assistant based at the project office and project facilitators based in Apac and Kole districts; oversee planning, implementation and monitoring of activities in the two project districts. Activities to be implemented include training, providing support and mentorship to peer educators; monitoring of implementation of project activities, budget monitoring and coordinating and reporting.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree in Communication, Health, Social Sciences, Population or related field.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in implementing Social & Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC)/ and or district based interventions to promote Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health.
  • Demonstrate knowledgeable practice of working with districts, non-governmental and community based organizations as well as government departments.
  • Must have experience working at the community level to implement SBCC interventions. 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: Knowledge of the local language (Lango) spoken in the project districts will be an added advantage.). 

Interested applicants should hand deliver their applications with the following:

  • Detailed C.V
  • Copies of certificates and testimonials
  • Daytime telephone contact
  • Email addresses of three referees.

Apply to:

The Human Resource Officer

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 not later than Thursday 31st

May 2018 5.00 pm

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