Save the Children recruits 01 Health Cluster Co-Coordinator
Save the Children
Juba, South Sudan
Health Cluster Co-Coordinator
The aim of a Health Cluster is to ensure a more coherent and effective humanitarian response by all international, national and local actors operating in the health cluster in areas affected by crisis.
The Cluster Co-Ordinator works in tandem with the WHO Health Cluster Coordinator providing leadership and facilitating the processes that will ensure a well-coordinated, strategic, adequate, coherent, and effective response. In holding the position, the Health Cluster Co-Coordinator will have specific responsibility for ensuring that the position is informed by the partners perspective. The incumbent will also be responsible for ensuring that the cluster membership is contributing to and sharing Cluster responsibilities, and will play a key role in developing the active engagement and technical capacity of health cluster partners / members of the Cluster.
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.
In order to be successful, you will bring/have:
Essential Advanced university degree in public health, medicine, disaster management, or related fields from a recognized university or academic institute or a relevant combination of professional and academic qualifications complemented by specialized training in assessment of public health relief efforts and activities.
At least 7 years of experience in humanitarian response, at national and international levels, with emphasis on health cluster coordination, public health management and related strategy development in a managerial position, capacity building and implementation. Experience in developing and promoting collaborative partnerships and/or experience in developing countries.
DesiredHealth Cluster Coordinator training and /or WHO surge training, or training in emergency response in the context of public health
Experience of health cluster coordination with WHO or UN organizations/agencies, international or national NGOs in humanitarian response. Contract duration: 12 months
Location: Juba, South Sudan
The OrganisationWe 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 realise 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 environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Application Information:Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers
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8 JUN 2021 – 20:59 UTC
JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN