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28 Nov 2018

Project Assistant I: Health and Nutrition

Job Description

 VACANCY ADVERTISEMENT: For Somaliland Residents Only

Project Assistant I: Health and Nutrition- Baligubadle

The position holder will ensure effective implementation, coordination and supervision of MNCH activities with the aim of improving the health & nutritional status of vulnerable groups in Somaliland especially women and children.

Major Responsibilities:

Support improvement of MNCH services in Health facilities

  • Support the implementation of project activities as per the detailed Implementation plans and as per the acceptable standards set by World Vision
  • Ensure on-the-job training to health staff (especially Midwives) based on the findings of the supervision visit
  • Ensure availability of all the necessary equipment, drugs and medical supplies in all health facilities
  • Support the coordination of activities with community leaders, district authorities and other stakeholders to mobilize communities to actively participate in project activities
  • Organize and facilitate workshops at the community and ministry of health level

Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting:

  • Work with the HMIS officer to ensure that all data collection tools for the project are in place
  • Ensure collection of the HMIS data and compile and submit to the Project officer and HMIS officer
  • Participate and support project evaluations and related assessments

Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and ExperienceEducational level required:

  • A Diploma in Midwifery, Nursing, or Public health
  • 2 years’ experience in supervision and support of MNCH services
  • Demonstrated experience working in health service provision especially in Health center
  • Experience in coordinating and conducting emergency response health and nutrition project monitoring and supervision
  • Should be fluent in English with good writing skills
  • Proficient in user of Microsoft office programs.

Kindly note:  All academic certificates will be verified with the issuing academic institution.

AllInterested and qualified candidates should log on to; for detailed requirements and qualifications for the above jobs.

All applications should be received by 11th December, 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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