Job Title: Technical Specialist
Location: Bo, Port Loko, Pujehun
Date: 3 January 2024
Apply by: 16 January 2024
Jhpiego is seeking a Technical Specialist to support management for the newly awarded USAID project expansion.
MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership (MCGL) is part of a suite of innovative awards funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to holistically improve voluntary family planning (FP) and maternal and child health (MCH) in partner countries around the world. The project focuses on technical and capacity development assistance to ministries of health and other country partners to improve health outcomes.
In Sierra Leone, Jhpiego supports the Government of Sierra Leone at the national and district level in capacity building, and technical assistance to contribute towards improving maternal and newborn health. A significant area of focus for our work is accelerating and strengthening the technical and operational capacity of local healthcare workers to reduce maternal and newborn deaths and provide quality services.
Provide quality technical assistance to country programs by facilitating and implementing activities, and supporting country programs with strategic program guidance, training, and capacity building. Contribute to the development of evidence-based, methodologically sound clinical training materials and standards, mentoring systems, and other materials needed for program implementation. Ensure that the programs assisted are technically sound, evidence-based, and responsive to the priorities and needs of the countries and donors.
Provide input to and ensure quality technical approaches are implemented in county programs by working closely with program staff to provide inputs into country work plans and reports and to review program data and results to inform decision-making and technical strategies.