Advert – Community Health, Diseases Prevention and Health Promotion Supervisor
About the Role:
Under the guidance of the health and nutrition project coordinator, the supervisor will be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive program on community-based health promotion and disease prevention for different beneficiary groups. Coordinate different components of Community-based Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Program targeting refugees and host communities and these will cover community mobilization, oversee iCCM implementation, community based Family planning, and integrated community management of acute malnutrition (iCMAM), community direct observed treatments of tuberculosis, disease surveillance as well as promoting SRH common approach.
Qualifications and experience
- At least Bachelor’s degree in Nursing Sciences, Public health, Community health, Health promotion and/or equivalent field experience;
- Minimum of 1-3 years of successful experience in community health project implementation in international development/NGO context;
- Significant staff/volunteers supervisory experience working in an emergency response context;
- Ability to cultivate strong collaboration with other team members and key stakeholders such as support staff, operations staff, clinicians, community leaders, etc;
- Understanding of and commitment to SCI mission, values and child rights-based programming approaches;
- Good training and facilitation skills;
- Strong networking skills;
- Report writing skills in English is required;
- Good knowledge of Child Safeguarding.
Experience working in an international NGO in humanitarian context.
Experience and skills in managing, supervision and capacity building to community health staff and volunteers.
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued
This position is on Child Safeguarding- Level 3: The post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs. Or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.
We are committed to ensuring a safe working environment for all those who work for us and for all those who come into contact with our staff and representatives, including children and members of the communities with whom we work.
SCI takes a zero tolerance approach to sexual harassment and any other conduct that is discriminatory or disrespectful to others.
Interested candidates should send an application letter plus updated Curriculum Vitae in English, including 3 names of professional referees through: https://rwanda.savethechildren.net/careers Deadline for receiving applications is 6th July 2021.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
*Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. *
*Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process*