Health Service Commission Commissioner – Health Education - Promotion and Communication Jobs in Uganda

Health Service Commission Commissioner – Health Education - Promotion and Communication Jobs in Uganda


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or Health Education and Promotion or Mass Communication.

  • Master’s Degree in Health Education and Promotion or Mass Communication, or
    Public Health.

    Experience:

  • At least twelve (12) years of relevant working experience, three (3) of which should
    have been at the level of Assistant Commissioner.

    Other requirements:

  • Excellent management, communication and interpersonal skills.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of laws and policies relating to the production and distribution of health education and promotion materials.

  • Develop communications and stakeholder engagement strategies for the health
    sector.

  • Coordinate the review and development of the vision for public health and its
    implementation.

  • Coordinate the development of health education and promotion materials.

  • Facilitate the formulation of effective communication channels, mechanisms and
    strategies.

  • Facilitate strategic and tactical assessment of existing health education and
    promotion materials, and communication plans.

  • Generate ideas and approaches to solving public health challenges that facilitate the
    empowerment of Ministry staff, development partners, civil society and the private
    sector to take action.

  • Identify and analyze public health policy issues and alternatives; utilizing principles
    of media advocacy to communicate the public health mission to stakeholders.

  • Work with community coalitions and advocacy groups to guide the Ministry in
    seeking
    policy change and action on public health issues.

  • Utilize principles of social marketing and health education to communicate with
    target audiences.

  • Employ inter-organizational collaborating mechanisms in collaborative ventures
    with key stakeholders.

  • Develop collaborative and partnering strategies, including task forces and
    coalitions.

  • Facilitate networking of all stakeholders through the development of collaborative
    strategic action plans.

  • Identify and interpret emerging trends in public health and provide information,
    analysis, and interpretation to stakeholders.

  • Develop strategic health marketing initiatives focused on customer service, quality
    improvement, and accreditation standards.

  • Articulate and model professional values and ethics.

  • Produce Departmental work plans, and monitor the performance of the Department.

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Health Service Commission Commissioner – Health Education - Promotion and Communication Jobs in Uganda



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