MD EMONC ADVISOR PM

Job Type

Full Time
Contract

Published

11/08/2018

Start Date

12/04/2018

Application Deadline

11/16/2018

Address

Freetown
Area Occidentale
Sierra Leone

Description

JOB LOCATION

Sierra Leone, Freetown with missions throughout the Country


DURATION

6-12 months


REQUIREMENTS

  • University Degree in Medicine and Surgery with further specialisation or equivalent title in Gynaecology and Obstetrics or Public Health
  • Previous professional experience in the field of EmONC services in Africa
  • Previous experience in managing health projects will be an asset

KEY DUTIES

The Project Manager is responsible of coordination and implementation of project activities and relations with the donor and local health institutions.

In her/his role of EmONC Advisor, the PM will provide technical support and mentorship to DHMTs and district hospitals to effectively and efficiently plan, manage and deliver quality EmONC services. The main tasks will be:

  • participate and contribute to the MoHS technical working group dealing with EmONC services and RH services
  • provide technical support for designing the relevant components of the programme assessments and the M&E framework
  • proactively participate in the Program Delivery Management Committee by liaising with MoHS and other IPs to enhance program effectiveness
  • provide clinical mentorship to the District Clinical Mentors on the national EmONC guidelines
  • provide technical guidance and advise to the blood bank specialists hired under the project
  • support the development, implementation and monitoring of the district planning process for EmONC services and ensure these plans are fully aligned to the national health policies and programs and tailored to local context and needs
  • support dissemination and application of the latest National EmONC guidelines and protocols of MoHS at the district level
  • support strengthening of existing quality assurance mechanisms of EmONC services
  • facilitate and support streamlining of data collection, analysis & dissemination of district EmONC data from various reports/studies/surveys
  • elaborate reports for donor and local health authorities

 


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Selection interviews will be done face-to-face or by skype.

Level of Language Proficiency

Good knowledge of written and spoken English


Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

No requirement


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