Child Health Project manager
Child Health Project manager, Pemba/Chiure, Mozambique
Contract Type: Fixed term full time (100%) appointment, minimum 3 years
Place of Assignment: Northern Mozambique, Pemba or Chiure
Start of Contract: January 2021
Child Health ProjectThe Child Health Project Manager fulfils a pivotal role in providing technical leadership and oversight for the implementation of the project ‘Survive and Thrive’. This project will support the local health Authorities in the scale up of emergency triage protocols in health facilities in the Provinces of Cabo Delgado and Nampula, Northern Mozambique. The Health Project Manager will also work in close alignment with the Provincial and District Health Authorities.
Your tasks and responsibilitiesSupport local health authorities and supervise the implementation of a coloured Triage system in main health facilities of the province of Cabo Delgado and Nampula.
Ensure the integration of a Triage training in the nursing school curriculum in collaboration with the Education authorities.Coordinate with stakeholders such as the District, Provincial health directorates and Ministry of health.Supervise and support a local team.Ensure proper monitoring of activities, data collection and analysis. Participate in publication and dissemination of results.Develop the periodic work plans and reports according to agreed milestones.Ensure proper management of the project resources (human, financial, material resources).Promote lessons learned, network with other NGOs.
Your profileTo best fit into our active, interdisciplinary team we are looking for a highly motivated individual with the following qualifications:
Public Health expert or Medical Doctor (MD) with experience in public healthPublic health work experience in low-resource settingsClinical expertise in emergency care is an assetExperience in project and staff managementOrganisational and communication skills as well as negotiation skills to facilitate policy dialogue with local government bodiesSolid computer skills, ideally also data analysisInterest in knowledge sharing, applied field research and scientific exchangeFluent English and Portuguese (written, spoken). If Portuguese is not yet spoken: French, Italian or Spanish and the willingness to learn PortugueseWillingness to travel locallyWillingness to live in a rural environmentHigh intercultural sensibilityDriving license
We offerThe opportunity to have a significant impact to improve lives of children
A stimulating environment, linked to universities and other non-governmental organizationsBeing part of a motivated teamSpecific training, possibility of clinical collaborationThe possibility to capitalize experiences, network scientifically and participate in conferencesAn attractive benefit package commensurate with Swiss standardsFamily posting possible and desirable. Attractive rural African setting.
How to applyPlease email your application to email@example.com citing reference “Child Health project manager, Pemba Mozambique 2020” and include
your CV including 3 references (max. 2 pages)a covering letter outlining your motivation and how you meet the requirementscopies of your qualificationsApplications are accepted in electronic format only. Please also mention how you heard about the job posting (if internet, please mention which site).
Due to the high volume of applications, SolidarMed will only contact shortlisted candidates. We kindly ask you not to send in duplicate or hard copies of your CV.
Deadline for applications: Until position is filled
For further details contactDr. Anne Jores (firstname.lastname@example.org)
TownNorthern Mozambique, Pemba or Chiure
Contract# FIXED-TERM CONTRACT
Areas of activity# HEALTH
Country# AFRICA# MOZAMBIQUE