EmONC Advisor - Project Manager

Doctors with Africa CUAMM
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Consultant (Short term)

Doctors with Africa CUAMM is the first NGO in the healthcare area officially recognized in Italy.

Founded in 1950 with the aim of training doctors to work in developing countries, the organization actively operates in Angola, Central African Republic, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda implementing long-term healthcare cooperation projects in partnership with local governments and institutions.

CUAMM’s action focuses on health system strengthening and targets the weakest population groups, particularly women and children. Interventions include prevention, screening and treatment programmes on several diseases; creation or strengthening of referral systems at community level; training of health professionals; field research.

Job title: MD EmONC Advisor - Project Manager  

Job location: Sierra Leone, Freetown with missions throughout the countryApplication deadline: November 16, 2018Start date: December 2018

Duration: 6-12 months

Requirements:

  • University Degree in Medicine with further specialisation or equivalent title in Gynaecology and Obstetrics or in Public Health
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English
  • 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 task 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 servicesFacilitate 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

To apply: http://www.mediciconlafrica.org/en/application/

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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

Doctors with Africa CUAMM is the first NGO in the healthcare area officially recognized in Italy.

Founded in 1950 with the aim of training doctors to work in developing countries, the organization actively operates in Angola, Central African Republic, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda implementing long-term healthcare cooperation projects in partnership with local governments and institutions.

CUAMM’s action focuses on health system strengthening and targets the weakest population groups, particularly women and children. Interventions include prevention, screening and treatment programmes on several diseases; creation or strengthening of referral systems at community level; training of health professionals; field research.

 

 

JOB TITLE                             MD EmONC Advisor - Project Manager 

 

JOB LOCATION                     Sierra Leone, Freetown with missions throughout the country APPLICATION DEADLINENovember 16, 2018 START DATE                    December 2018

 

DURATION                            6-12 months

 

REQUIREMENTS                   - University Degree in Medicine with further specialisation or equivalent title in Gynaecology and Obstetrics or in Public Health

                                                - Good knowledge of written and spoken English

- 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 task 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

 

 

TO APPLY                              http://www.mediciconlafrica.org/en/application/

                                     

                                                Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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

 

Closing date: 
16th November 2018