Job Title: Longterm National Expert
Date: 6 January 2021
Apply by: 17 January 2021 (EXTENDED)
Full-time: 40 Hours a Week
Term: As per Cordaid employment policy (Approximately 22 Months)
Annual Salary: As per Cordaid Salary Scale
Location: The Expert 1 will be based in Kambia GIZ/EPOS Office with possible travel to Freetown and Kailahun Project offices. He/she will be reporting to the GIZ/EPOS Team Leader and collaborating actively with the GIZ Project Advisors and Colleague expert in. S/he is also expected to have strong working relationships with the GIZ office, EPOS and Cordaid country Office.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Coordination of all activities of the three work packages at district level (Kambia)
Support to the implementation of trainings and other capacity development measures (coaching etc.)
Support to annual health sector planning
Facilitation of the cooperation and communication between the district councils and DHMTs
Support regular in-charges meetings for better management and coordination with regard to topics identified in the needs assessment.
Support the DHMTs in coordination of development partner contributions.
Support better coordination of attendance monitoring (e.g. absenteeism due to trainings) between in-charges and human resources officer (link to output 1)
Support the DHMTs in undertaking regular ISSV to selected health facilities.
Support the DHMTs in developing and regular updating of the action plan management matrix (APMM) resulting from the ISSVs and provide support to budgeting and implementation of the APMM for quality improvements within the district health system (incl. service delivery); follow up on results of the APMM.
Regularly liaise with the team leader and expert 2 based in Kailahun on lessons learned and share experiences
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
Education/training: Advanced University degree in public health, social science or similar or nursing degree
Language: C1 language skills in English and Krio
General professional experience: 5 years of professional experience in the Sierra Leonean health sector
Specific professional experience: 2 years of working in or with a district health management team in Sierra Leone.
Send your Cover Letter and CV by email to the Human Resource & Operations Manager at:
Please address the Subject of your email as: Application for the Position of National Expert-Health System Strengthening & Epidemic Prevention-Kambia
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO JANUARY 17th, 2021 @ 5PM
WOMEN CANDIDATES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY