Health Coordinator

Employer: Relief International
Location: Sudan Darfur
Closing date: 05 May 2017

Position Summary:

The Health coordinator responsible for the ongoing management support, continuing development, and daily supervision of all activities under RI’s health objective. The health coordinator will assist in health programming including facility rehabilitation, capacity building and training, supply management, enhancing quality of primary health services, protection health activities in collaboration with village health committees, the Ministry of Health and International humanitarian health actors. The post holder will also act as the Head of Office in El Fasher.

Responsibilities and Duties:
Conduct community assessment to identify critical requirement for program interventions with particular focus, IDPs, women, and vulnerable populations.
Establish strong links with Ministry of Health at Federal and state level
Work closely with the Country Director, Country Operations Manager and Field Managers to achieve program objectives and targets effectively and efficiently
Improve the quality of primary health care (PHC) services delivered at supported facilities throughout the county through priority setting, on-the-job training, and continuous programme monitoring
Manage donor requirements for data collection and reporting for health grants in Sudan
Develop and establish a work plan for carrying out program deliverables and required activities
Monitor program expenditures and regularly liaise with finance staff to address any spending issues
Actively participate in program design, implementation and evaluation
Ensure program targets are met using indicator / activity tracking tables
Ensure the quality of data through proper entry, cleaning and regular checking, and use the data for actionable improvements at the site
Ensure the diagnosis and treatment of patients is based on standard procedures (national and international guidelines)
Ensure that community-based activities, such as EPI, nutrition screening, health education and case tracing are properly conducted
Actively participate in the identification and management of any natural disasters or health epidemics
Build the capacity of national staff through hands-on support, including coaching and training
Prepare weekly, monthly and annual work plans for grants
Prepare and submit weekly, monthly and annual data and reports to line manager and other relevant program staff
Represent RI at the local, national and regional levels, including attendance at high-level meetings, with clusters & working groups, and in donor meetings
Provide guidance and expertise in strategic expansion of health programming
Share health technical expertise with program development team to create strong proposal submissions
Assist with proposal development, including writing proposals, to support the growth of the health and nutrition program

Qualifications and Requirements:
Degree in the Health- MD, MPH or other relevant qualification
Experience with project planning, nutrition and grant management
Familiarity and extensive experience working with multiple donors( ECHO, OFDA, UNICEF)
Strong skills and experience in the grant proposal process, including seeking out new opportunities, project design and grant-writing
Previous experience with managing nutrition programming (TSFP, OTP) is strongly recommended
Senior management experience and/or community development; previous experience in area management/ Head of office.
High level of skill in developing, implementing and training others in the tools needed for program cycle management monitoring and review
Skilled in, and committed to, community participation/interaction, field visits and presence in program areas
Proven financial, logistics and procurement management skills.
Practical experience managing staff and programs in insecure locations
Well-developed human resource and people management skills
Proven commitment to humanitarian and accountability principals and knowledgeable of quality assurance systems
Good communicator with proven diplomacy who has the ability and willingness to engage with and mentor staff at all levels and to engage with all types of stakeholders
Ability to speak/write English.

We would like to share Relief International's Values with you:

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

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Please submit all of the following: a detailed CV, cover letter, salary history, and a list of 3 previous supervisors (including email address, Skype contact, and telephone number).