Tuesday, November 29, 2016

World Vision International (Rwanda),Child Health Campaign Coordinator Jobs in Rwanda




 CLOSE: 07/12/2016
Reference : 5691-14N17146

Location: Kigali, Rwanda

Application Deadline Date: 07-Dec-16

International Role: No - Only National applicants will be considered.

Duration: 1-2 Years

Job Opportunity

Child Health Campaign Coordinator



World Vision International (Rwanda) is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs currently in 17 Districts of Rwanda.

World Vision seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position ofChild Health Campaign Coordinator. This position will be based in Rutsiro District, and reporting to KOICA Project Manager.

Purpose of the position:

This Child Health Campaign Coordinator for KOICA project will lead a implementation of PD hearth as well as rehabilitation of Health/Nutrition facilities in Rutsiro District under supervision of Project Manager

Communicate World Vision's Christian ethos and demonstrate quality spiritual life that can be commendable to others.

The major responsibilities:

·         Assist and oversee the implementation of the KOICA project to ensure that the nutrition program is implemented according to schedule and budgets, international standards, and program objectives.

·         Work closely with Project Manager and Cluster staff in Rutsiro targeting the same communities and integrate program components to the extent possible.

·         Engage in Baseline and Monitor and evaluate appropriate implementation of projects against KOICA project and WV Rwanda Strategy.

·         Provide ongoing supervision and technical support and guidance to Community Health Worker (CHW) , PD hearth session leader and community supervisors to ensure adherence to best-practice principles in all aspects of program implementation and oversee implementation and coordination of activity plans to ensure targets are met.

·         Prepare internal and external reports within agreed deadlines using WVR and donor formats with Project Managers, as required.

·         Facilitate the growth monitoring through CHW of children under 3 years old and follow-up visit

·         Lead, facilitate and monitor the rehabilitation of Health Post Maternity Ward and other health facilities in the villages and support of medical equipment

·         Facilitate the supplementary activities of PD hearth like vaccination

·         Provide the training regarding Maternal Children Health through CHW and radio messages.

·         Ensure that the livelihood activities are implemented as the timeline of implementation with Development Facilitator of Livelihood.

·         Build CHW capacity to train the beneficiaries on improved feeding practices and maternal and infant and young children nutrition (MIYCN) at the community level.

·         Develop and maintain effective working relationships with all stakeholders, includinglocal government, community leaders, community-based organisations, CHW and other WVR sectors to enhance cooperation and coordination.



Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

Educational level required:

·         Bachelors degree in Public Health, Food sciences, Nutrition or related discipline.

Experience:

·         At least 2 years technical experiencein Health/Nutrition programs; Program start up experience an advantage

·         Experience in implementing and supporting Health and Nutrition projects at the community level

Technical Skills & Abilities:

·         Strong experience in Procurement and Construction

·         Demonstrated experience in training for community volunteers (community health workers) and supervision over stakeholders

·         Experience in capacity building, project design and budget management.

·         Knowledge and experience in rehabilitation of Health facilities.

·         Knowledge and experience in facilitation of antenatal cares and vaccination.

·         Strong interpersonal, intercultural and communication skills.

·         Analytical and written skills and proper computer skills.

·         Fluency in English.

·         Additional qualities: ability to multi-task, ability to handle pressure well, ability to improvise, flexibility, adaptability to transitions.

·         Computer literacy is needed

·         Motorcycle riding skills

Salary:

·         The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience:

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda

If this is your first time applying onlinevia the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process

All applicants must apply using our online application system,CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on wvrwanda-recruitment@wvi.org (no applications will be accepted through this email)

The closing date for submission of applications is 7th December 2016; no late applications will be accepted

As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

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