Communication Advisor at John Snow, Inc. (JSI)

Kampala, Uganda


About US:

John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is a leader in improving the health of individuals and communities by providing high-quality technical and managerial assistance to public health programs worldwide. JSI has implemented projects in 100 countries, and currently operates from eight U.S. and 81 international offices for the past 30 years. The JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. ID a leading public health research and consulting organization.

About USAID RHITES-N Project:

USAIDRHITES-N, Lango will improve the use of integrated health services in Northern Uganda’s Lango region and strengthen the health system to sustain gains made by earlier projects USAID-RHITES-N, Lango will contribute to improving key population-based national health indicators; build the capacity of the Ugandan government to carry out a sustainable and locally-driven response to the HIV epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria, nutrition, MNCH+A, and WASH outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders to design and implement health system strengthening strategies to scale up high-impact, evidence-based interventions at the national, sub-regional, district, and community levels, Interventions will include VMMC, virtual elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy and condom education and distribution. JSI will focus where the greatest impact can be realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIVprevalence locations.

RHITES-N, Lango is a five-year contract. The JSI team includes Amref Health Africa, Doctors with Africa CUAMM. Another Option, and Medical Concierge Group

Job Summary: The Communications Advisor role will focus on coordinating communications efforts for the project and work with key project staff to help effectively communicate results and achievements to donors, global audiences, and stakeholders such as the Ministry of Health and others. The Communications Advisor oversees the execution of a communication strategy for internal and external audiences to facilitate the accessibility of the work of the RHITES-N, Lango project and the promotion of services and products. She/he plays a critical role in ensuring all RHITES-N, Lango communication documents, tools, and media serve the needs of the project, while enhancing the narrative of why and how RHITES N, adds value to health service provision in Northern Uganda Waking closely with Deputy Chief of Party and reports in the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor, the Communication Advisor works collaboratively with project technical to ensure that project reporting requirements are fulfilled in a timely manner.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate should hold a Master’s Degree in Communications, International
  • Development Public Health or related field
  • At least four years of progressive experience in the area of communications
  • Experience working in communications for health Services communities, Design experience using Adobe Phones, InDesign or similar systems is highly desired.

Applying Instructions

All Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should send their applications by email to 

addressed to the Human Resource Manager attaching their application butters and CV

JSI is an equal opportunity employer so women are encouraged to apply

Uganda, Kampala