- NPOFHP – (1901126)
- Grade: NO-C
- Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment
- Contract duration: 1 year
- Job Posting
- Mar 7, 2019, 9:10:39 AM
- Closing Date
- Mar 28, 2019, 1:59:00 AM
- Primary Location
- Tanzania, United Republic of-Dar-es-Salaam
- AF_TZA Tanzania
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OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
For the maternal and newborn health including family planning activities, the incumbent has the duty of:1. Reviewing and analyzing national maternal and newborn health policies, strategies, programmes and related legislation;2. Coordinating maternal and newborn health care activities and Establishing and coordinating effective partnerships with key stakeholders and donor agencies.;3. Assisting and advising the national maternal and newborn health including family planning task force in the development ofStrategies;4. Providing technical assistance in the development of operational plans and tools for MNH and facilitating the dissemination of plans and relevant tools.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
In collaboration with all agencies actively involved in MNH, assists the Ministry of Health to plan an effective MCH/FP programme, advocating the participative and integrated approach, within the PHC development process.In collaboration with the MCH/FP Division, organizes training seminars/workshops and meetings to train health personnel and to strengthen management at central, intermediate, district and local levels.3. Networks with other related programmes (such as Nutrition, EPI, Malaria, HIV/AIDS, CDD, ARI and others) with the aim of improving maternal and child health indicators 4. Promotes operational research on MCH/FP and assists national officials at all levels and the community in the development and implementation of such projects Provides technical support to the monitoring and the periodical evaluations of HFA Global and AFRO indicators relating to Safe Motherhood and Child Survival and Development.6. Supports the Ministry of Health in planning and implementing a supplementary and therapeutic feeding programme and providing assistance in reproductive health intended to groups of vulnerable populations (young children, pregnant and lactating women and adolescents) affected by disastersPrepares progress reports of activities undertaken.8. Performs other duties assigned by WR
Essential: Degree in Medicine. Postgraduate degree in Obstetrics and Gynecology, or Advance degree in Nursing/Midwifery.
Desirable: Postgraduate degree in Public Health (M.P.H.)
Essential: Some years of practical experience in planning, implementing, monitoring and supervising health programmes, particularly MCH/FP activities at national level.
Desirable: Limited years of professional experience in bilateral or multilateral organizations.
Excellent knowledge in MCH/FP programme management.Proven competency in modern training skills and/or epidemiological research.
Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond
Driving the Organization’s Position in Health Leadership
Use of Language Skills
Essential: Expert knowledge of English.
Desirable: Beginners knowledge of French.
Remuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at TZS 134,416,000 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.
This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level
Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
A written test may be used as a form of screening.
In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.
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This is a National Professional Officer position. Therefore, only applications from nationals of the country where the duty station is located will be accepted. Applicants who are not nationals of this country will not be considered.
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