THE ROLE: Project Health Officer
Save the Children is recruiting an experience Project Health Officer that will support the government efforts in healthcare system strengthening especially with a focus on RMNCAH + FP services at the district level. S/he will represent the project at district level forums, meetings and consultations on policy and technical issues related to the project’s objectives. S/he will work closely with DHMT and health providers to utilize quality improvement tools to strengthen essential RMNACH+FP services. S/he will ensure the regular monitoring of indicators and coordinate with relevant stakeholders at the district and national level. Female applicants and persons with disabilities are encourage to apply.
Momentum Country Global Leadership (MCGL) project is a five-year global project funded by the USAID to provide targeted RMNACH+FP technical and capacity development assistance (TCDA) to countries to facilitate countries’ journeys to self-reliance. MCGL also aims to contribute to global technical leadership and learning, and USAID’s policy dialogue for achievement of global RMNACH+FP goals through support to globally endorsed RMNACH+FP initiatives, strategies, frameworks, guidelines, and action plans.
Additionally, in the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.
- Minimum of Diploma/Higher Diploma/ BSc in Community Health and Clinical studies, SRN, BSc Public Health, Community Health Officer
Certificates in IMCI, AYFS, IYCF, ETAT is a plus
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
At least 1-2 years working with District Health Management Team
Knowledge on quality improvement approaches and tools
Strong skills in building a team, training, and on the job mentoring
Demonstrable experience working in relatively similar position in an NGO setting.
Demonstrable experience of M&E and beneficiary accountability.
Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken, with good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate at all levels
The ability to be flexible and make things work.
Familiar with national health registers and DHIS2
- Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken, with good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate at all levels
- The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.
- Experience working in urban and rural settings
- Experience working on a USAID-funded project
CONTRACT LENGTH: 11 Months
Closing Date: 08th February, 2023
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
- No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
- All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
- Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Applicants are advised that
Save the Children International does not require any payment or expense during the entire recruitment process and we maintain zero tolerance to dual employment. Any request in this direction should be immediately
Please apply in English using your CV and covering letter as a single document and include your current remuneration and salary expectations for this role.
* Candidates should apply through the link that will be provided.
* Applicants should attach a copy of a valid Labour Card to their applications
* For any support: please call on +23276760214
WOMEN ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
How to apply
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