FHI 360 Senior Social Marketing Advisor Jobs in Uganda

FHI 360 Senior Social Marketing Advisor Jobs in Uganda

FHI 360 is a non profit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions.

Our professional staff include experts in education, health, nutrition, economic development, civil society and environment as well as cross-cutting experts in gender issues, research, applied science, behavior change and technology giving us the unique mix of capabilities to address today's diverse and interrelated development challenges.

FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world.

Communication for Healthy Communities (CHC) is a comprehensive program implemented through a cooperative agreement between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID/Uganda) and FHI 360.

The program supports the Government of Uganda (GOU)and US government (USG) implementing partners to design and implement quality health communication interventions to contribute to reduction in HIV infections, total fertility, maternal & child mortality, malnutrition, malaria & tuberculosis.

Recently, USAID expanded the CHC project to include the social marketing of three USAID products, Protector male condoms, Pilplan Plus oral contraceptives, and Injectaplan injectable contraceptives.

These activities aim to contribute to a reduction in HIV infections, total fertility, maternal and child mortality through improving utilization of socially marketed products.

We seek applications for the following vacancies:

Senior Social Marketing Adviser
Specific Responsibilities:

  • The Senior Adviser, Social Marketing, will directly lead and be responsible for all aspects of the social marketing portfolio of activities, including management of partnerships with commercial sales and distribution entities.
  • Reporting to the CHC Chief of Party, the Senior Adviser will collaborate closely with the Senior Technical Adviser, Senior MER Advisor, and health communication technical leads to ensure the development, implementation, and monitoring of all social marketing activities.
  • The Senior SM Advisor will also coordinate all technical support provided to the GOU to implement and monitor the national Total Market Approach strategy for contraceptive commodities.
  • Collaborate with other CHC staff to design and implement targeted marketing activities, including sales, distribution, merchandising, and promotion to maximize sales, coverage, and use of USAID socially marketed products.
  • Monitor weekly and monthly data to inform adjustments to sales, distribution, merchandising, and promotion activities.
  • Manage and nurture relationships with key stakeholders including MOH, UAC, USAID IPs, civil society/faith-based organizations and related Technical Working Groups (TWGs). • Provide ongoing technical assistance to appropriate GOU technical working groups to advance the TMA strategy. • Write and submit weekly updates, activity, quarterly and annual reports for all key tasks undertaken to the COP, DCOP, Senior MER Advisor and STA. • Represent CHC in selected strategic meetings and events with MOH, UAC, and USG IPs. Supervise one Sales and Distribution Manager and develop scopes of work and supervise consultants contracted for specific tasks related to the social marketing activities.

    Position Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Marketing
  • Minimum 7 years of experience designing and managing marketing activities
  • At least 4 years of experience with sales and distribution of pharmaceutical products
  • Familiarity with key concepts of the total market approach
  • Familiarity with USAID project regulations preferred
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good planning and organization skills
  • Computer literacy including office applications, such as MS Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint

    How to Apply
  • Interested candidates should apply online by 22nd March 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; FHI 360 Senior Social Marketing Advisor Jobs in Uganda

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