22 August 2016

Health Technical Advisor , Iraq

Employer: Relief International (RI)
Location: Iraq

About RI: 
Relief International (RI) is a leading global organization and home to teams of humanitarian professionals committed to transforming adversity into renewal for the world's most vulnerable populations. By partnering with beneficiaries and communities on the front-lines, RI innovatively bridges the gap between immediate relief and long-term community development.

Position Summary: 
The Health Technical Advisor is responsible for overall program technical design, development and implementation of the RI Health program portfolio in Iraq. S/he will be assisting Health team with advising supervision, administration and oversight of RI’s health projects. In addition, the Health Technical Advisor will be specifically focused to address Primary Health care; Maternal, Newborn & Child Health; Health Systems (RH/MNCH/N/HS) activities in the community in Iraq and to assist in developing health program in Iraq. The Health Technical Advisor will play a key role in representing RI at key cluster meetings and with the donors, and will liaise with ECHO, WHO, UNICEF, USAID-OFDA, UN OCHA, the Ministry of Health, including liaison with the Health actors, UN agencies as well as various NGO partners.

Main responsibilities include expat and national staff supervision, technical and policy leadership and program guidance and senior-level liaison with MOH officials and other Government of Iraq (GOI) officials within the MOH and other line ministries

Qualifications & Requirements:

• Advanced degree in health, public health, or other relevant fields: a master’s degree in public health or social science is required, doctoral degree in public health or similar field desired. An equivalent of 7 to 10 years of experience in the field of public health is acceptable as an alternative to a post-graduate degree.

• Experience managing programs, including fiscal management required.

• Thorough knowledge of technical and programmatic health and health systems issues in Middle East and the approaches to address them. Knowledge of evaluation methods, both quantitative and qualitative, required.

• Minimum of Seven years professional experience in lead management implementing emergency response programs in a conflict setting; prior work experience with International NGO or another international agency desired.

• Minimum of five years professional experience in the Health sector.

• Excellent interpersonal, communication, public speaking, and strategic planning skills required.

• English is required, with strong writing ability; Arabic is preferred.

• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities, deadlines, tasks efficiently.

• Excellent time management skills and resourcefulness with strong attention to detail.

RI Values:

We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence. We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities. We value:
Transparency and Accountability
Agility and Innovation

How To Apply:

Please click on the Link : http://goo.gl/eMAzHA