Health Project Officer – Hargeisa

  • Hargeisa
  • Full time
  • 2 years ago
  • / Monthly

Job Information

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    Posted On Jan 20 ,2020
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Level : Officer
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    Job Experience :

Job Description

Health Project Officer-Medical Supplies

 Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Role Purpose:

The Project Officer, who will be based in Hargeisa town but works MCHs, HPs and outreach within Maroodijeh districts and villages. The project officer will have overall responsibility for the technical management of SCI’s health projects in Maroodijeh in collaboration with the project coordinator. Health projects that are currently being implemented in collaboration with the district health offices include primary health care, SRH and Nutrition assistance to vulnerable groups of the population in the programme area. The project officer will be responsible for all medical supply chain tasks in Somaliland as stipulated in the JD.

Contract Duration: 12 Months
Location: Hargeisa

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy from an accredited institution with minimum of 3 years’ experience in working health and nutrition programs particularly in emergency settings.
  • Postgraduate qualification will be an asset.
  • Previous experience in working Primary Health Care programmes.
  • Proven experience in project proposal development, logical framework and report writing
  • Experience in budget management
  • Proven experience in report writing
  • Flexibility and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to successfully work in a multi-cultural and diverse team
  • Excellent communication skills, with good spoken and written English and Somali language ( mandatory)
  • Ability to understand the cultural and political environment and to work well with local representatives and programme staff in a consultative and participatory approach.

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