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Partner Advisor – Social Services (Health & Education) Job at CARE International

Job Title: Partner Advisor – Social Services (Health & Education)

Reports to: Project Manager

The Partner Facilitator – Social Services Delivery is part of the team that is entrusted to implement the comprehensive package of improving the health, education, behaviour change & food security food consumption practices and establishment of linkages with relevant stakeholders in the selected program districts. S/he will ensure that HEAL program social service delivery strategies are appropriately applied depending on the level of vulnerability of the impact group and their households and well integrated into other program technical areas.
Key responsibilities


      Contribute towards development of strategic and tactical program plans, ensuring the commitment of all stakeholders and steady accomplishment of CARE’s objectives

      Identify social services priorities of the impact group and their household members and actively develop operational plans for implementation according to the agreed criteria

      Promote avenues of awareness creation and adaptation on infant feeding practices, hygiene, and balance diet. Conducting dialogues and workshops for vulnerable households on the importance of creating and providing a supportive and protective family environment and education for their children
    * Ensure that partners are aware of relevant policy guidelines, technical standards and relevant commitments that the Government and other stakeholders have undertaken

      Strengthen the Capacity of partner organizations in the implementation of Social services  strategies

      Contribute towards project monitoring and evaluation activities in order to measure impact and ensure continuing improvement

Person specifications/qualifications:

    * Bachelors degree in relevant disciplines with preference of public health; Social Sciences; Development studies
    * 4 year work experience in similar assignments
    * Experience in supporting marginalised group
    * Knowledge of project cycle and M&E
    * An ability to communicate effectively and strong conceptual ability, and writing skills
    * 2-4 years experience in managing partnerships, and organizational capacity building of local organizations
    * Adult learning and facilitation skills are a prerequisite 
    * Understanding of human rights, policies, strategies, institutional and legal framework as regards the protection of  marginalised communities

Application Procedure:

Interested persons with the above requirements should submit typed applications together with detailed (CV) giving day time telephone contacts and names and addresses of 3 work related (three) referees as well as certified copies of all academic and professional certificates not later than October 28, 2011.   Only successful candidates will be invited for interviews at short notice, applicants who do not receive any response within three weeks of the closing date should consider their application unsuccessful. Please mark your envelopes.

Applications should be addressed to: Human Resource Officer, CARE International in Uganda, P.O. Box 7280, Kampala Or;


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