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Action Against Hunger is an International Non-Governmental Organization that is charitable, impartial, non-political, independent and non-profit making. In Sierra Leone Action Against Hunger opened in 1991.  It overall objective in these contexts is to fight against hunger and this is achieved through the implementation of nutrition, health, food security and water & sanitation (WASH) projects. Action Against Hunger is seeking motivated, dynamic and experienced candidates for the following positions:

 

Deputy Health Head of Department      

 

LOCATIONS: Freetown

END OF CONTRACT DATE: 30th September, 2018                         

STARTING DATE: 1st November, 2017

PROBATION PERIOD:     Six (6) Weeks                                                

SUPERVISED BY: Health and Nutrition HoD

NUMBER OF POSITIONS: One (1)

 

 

Objectives: Follow up of health situation in Sierra Leone and programme Monitoring and evaluation process

  • Participate in context analysis and needs definition;
  • Organize and conduct evaluations or rapid assessments of the health situation according to the needs \Disseminate, respect and ensure that policies  are applied:
  • Action Against Hunger policies  and guidelines  in various health thematic areas
  • Sierra Leone MoHS national policies, protocols and guide lines 
  • Draft activity report and field visits reports; including TOR, figures and recommendations for the program;
  • Participate in donor reporting
  • Enhance communication between Capital to the base health teams (and vice versa) by: transmission of technical information from national to district level and report issues and challenges
  • Collect and review weekly and monthly reports:
  • Weekly coordination minutes
  • Activity Progress Report (APR) initial design, APR compilation and narrative; (quantitative and qualitative report)
  • Participates in coordination and technical meetings at National level
  • Acting Health and Nutrition HoD when absent and/or not available. Ensures internal and external coordination with other Action Against Hunger departments and partners.
  • Participate in program design (and revision) including proposal development: narrative and budget.
  • Contributes to capitalisation of relevant documents and material related to health programmes
  • Participate in developing and follow up of action plans with programme managers in collaboration with the field coordinators
  • Participate in recruiting and training the staff ;
  • Participate in drafting job descriptions
  • Train the health team in analysing the programme and the context ; organize workshop
  • Participate in the definition and respect of team objectives ;
  • Enhance technical capacities of the team in capacity building and sharing expertise

Support technical area in IPF for Nutrition program

Educational Qualification

Under graduate or postgraduate qualification in health related field 

Including :Nursing diploma/degree

  • Higher diploma in community health and clinical sciences (CHO) with experience in managing health programming
  • Public health/epidemiology
  • Medical degree University Degree

Skills required:

  • 5 years’ experience of health programming in the humanitarian field ;
  • Experience in PHC and RMNCH public health activities in emergency and normal.
  • Good analytical capacity to analyse reports and offer way forward
  • Good communication with other people ;
  • Training skills (TOT/TOF and technical trainings); experience in teaching
  • Knowledge of informatics: Word, Excel, SPSS, EPI-Info and/or other data analysis software; Internet.
  • Good report writing skill in English
    • Knowledge of Project Cycle Management including LFA development
  • Representation skills with line ministries.

Applicants should submit their application letters with two referees, CV and copies of professional certificates to:

Human Resources Manager 

Action Contre la Faim    

10 Sall Drive, Cockle bay        

Off Aberdeen Road 

Freetown.                

OR

Administrator East Base

Action Contre la Faim       

10 New Diversion, Old railway line         

Ojuku Junction, Lower Allen Town

Freetown.

OR

Admin Base

Action Contre la Faim

Sembehun road,

Moyamba                                      

Or by Email: recruitment@sl.missions-acf.org

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT A COPY OF APPLICATION LETTER, CV AND CERTIFICATES SHOULD BE SUBMITTED TO THE NGO DESK OFFICER, MINISTRY OF LABOUR, NEW ENGLAND, FREETOWN.

 

Deadline for applications: 25thOctober, 2017. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Action Against Hunger for a written test and interview and please mark position applied for at the top right hand of envelop.

 

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