Health System Strengthening Officer Vacancy at Action Against Hunger | ACF-International

On 19/Apr/2019 / In NGO Jobs

Action Against Hunger works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.
 
Health System Strengthening Officer
Action Against Hunger
Location: Damaturu, Yobe 
Job Title: Full Time 
Start date: As Soon As Possible
Direct Line Manager: Health System Strengthening Manager
Slot: 3 Openings
 
Objective 1
Provision of support to strengthen the human resource for health
 
Tasks and Responsibilities:
Support HSS manager to carry out health system assessment; diagnosis of health system in line with defined methodology and with technical support from Nutrition & Health HoD with the aim of identifying the gap in the targeted facilities, LGAs and state levels
 
Objective 2
Support and strengthen community participation in health system
 
Tasks and Responsibilities:
Develop presentation on the LGA health governance structure with support from HSS Manager/N-H Project Manager for assigned LGA.
In close collaboration with Public Health Coordinators/Officers, collect available LGA level health plans, Budgets and share with line manager or MPM.
Provide required information to support development of health facility assessment, community assessment in liaison with Community Mobilization team.
 
Objective 3
Project ManagementTasks and Responsibilities:
Support HSS Manager in developing financial forecast in line with the HSS LGA activity plans
Inform line manager about planning of workshops, trainings and/or meeting that requires financial advances and/or logistical procurement etc. at LGA level well in advance. 
 
Tasks and Responsibilities:
Conduct periodic observation visits to health facilities and update the HSS action plan follow up tool
Draft summary report on the progresses made at LGA level, challenges and way forward and inform line manager on a monthly basis
Organize periodic meetings with health facility to update the health facility matrix on the pre-identified indicators (6 building blocks)
Directly engage with LGA HIS officers to ensure that DHIS2 reporting from all supported health facilities are completed in time
Inform line manager in case if there are need to engage with any state level health care department or agency for raising particular challenges at LGA level
 
Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Medicine/public health/Nursing/nutrition
 
Skills & Experience
Essential:
At least 1 years post NYSC experience in primary health care system;
Previous supervisory role is required will be added advantage
Fluency in spoken and written English language; Hausa language will be added advantage
Working knowledge of MS office.
 
Method of Application
Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.
Note: Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
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