No. of the vacant post
- 1 (One)
- Program Manager
- One year contract period with possibility of extension
- Organize and conduct the activities linked to the Health and Care Practices program in the region with close supervision of WGF project site health staff.
- Facilitate and implement awareness-raising sessions at centers and community levels, particularly on mother pregnancy practices, child development, mother and child interactions and breastfeeding practices
- Supervise the proper transmission of project information and key messages to beneficiaries and the community, by supporting them on awareness raising methods, sense of responsibility and motivation
- Promote the full range of care practices including aspects of hygiene practice and infant & young child feeding practices
- Provide regular technical support to project staffs, stakeholders and community key persons, about quality service delivery, by identifying on-the-job needs and supervising skills progression.
- Coordinate implementation of maternal, child health and other health extension service activities within the scope of the projects.
- Facilitate promotion of MCH best practices like effective breast feeding, mothers’ pre and post natal healthcare, preparation of nutritious foods, effective hygiene and environmental sanitations.
- Identify training and development needs of woreda level health extension workers and other relevant stakeholders and make recommendations to project manager
- Undertake planning, implementation and monitoring of MCH, Sanitation and Hygiene (pastoralist & agro-pastoralist communities) in close coordination with other WGF team members, GENDER and WASH team members
- Produce regular activity progress reports to the team leader/PM providing complete data on achievements against planned outputs (locations, beneficiaries reached, minutes, attendance lists, beneficiary lists, MCH outreach records, etc.)
- Ensure that Government laws and Regulations and other standards are always applied in the implementation of MCH related activities.
- Ensure priority areas such as gender equality and HIV/AIDS mainstreaming are integrated into all food security, livelihood and DRR interventions
- Coordinate short messages pull-push system through translating received messages into Somali Languages, contextualizing and sending back messages to beneficiaries.
- M.Sc/B.SC in Health Officer, Public Health, Clinical Nurse and other related fields.
- computer skills; MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
- Excellent written and oral skills of Somali Languages.
Required Experience :
- Experience working with pastoralist community on development matters, advocacy and governance, Gender mainstreaming, children rights & community mobilization skills.
How to Apply
Wako Gutu Foundation e-mail Address:- [email protected]
your CV and Application letter with non returnable Copies of supporting documents
Head Office-Addis Ababa Legehar, Besides Legehar city train Ticket office, e-mail:- [email protected]
Tel No – 0115 31 80 49 – 0911 71 95 48 Addis Ababa