IRC Maternal and Child Health Coordinator Jobs 2023 – South Sudan NGO Jobs

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IRC Maternal and Child Health Coordinator Jobs 2023 – South Sudan NGO Jobs. IRC South Sudan looking for “Maternal and Child Health Coordinator“. Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree may apply on or before 06th May 2023.

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development nongovernmental organization. Founded in 1933 as the International Relief Association, at the request of Albert Einstein, and changing its name in 1942 after amalgamating with the similar Emergency Rescue Committee, the IRC provides emergency aid and long-term assistance to refugees and those displaced by war, persecution, or natural disaster.

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The IRC has published a job vacancy announcement on 08th April 2023 for qualified South Sudanese to fill in the vacant post of Maternal and Child Health Coordinator to be based in Juba, South Sudan.

Scope of work

The Maternal Health program is implemented in an integrated approach with most of the interventions embedded as a component within the existing Health and Women’s Protection and Empowerment (WPE) projects. The Reproductive Health (RH) interventions aims to reduce the high maternal and infant mortality rates and to support survivors of Gender Based Violence (GBV) to access necessary clinical care.

The Child Health programs which are implemented either through Boma Health Initiative (BHI) programs or as part of the emergency health programs aim to decrease the high child mortality and morbidity rates in South Sudan with the integrated management of childhood illnesses (malaria, diarrhea, pneumonia, and acute malnutrition) by trained community-based health volunteers.

The MCH Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the implementation IRC’s Child Health and RH programming in South Sudan. The MCH Coordinator will provide technical and managerial leadership to the Child Health and RH programs and ensure all activities are of high quality.  The MCH Coordinator will ensure program delivery is on time and on budget, as well as ensure special initiatives, expansion and scale up efforts align with Health specific and overall country program strategies.

This position is based in Juba with regular travel to the field. The MCH Coordinator will report to the Senior Health Coordinator. The MCH Coordinator will work jointly with the Nutrition and M&E Coordinators on multi-year projects and research initiatives.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Degree in Medicine or Nursing; preferably with a Master’s in Public Health
  • Demonstrated qualifications and experience in program design, monitoring and evaluation of health programs, and provision of technical assistance; experience working in community health preferred.
  • At least 5 years overseas professional experience working for an international NGO or equivalent in a program management capacity; experience working in a humanitarian setting preferred.
  • Demonstrated strengths in project management, capacity building, and grant reporting; experience with operational research design and implementation preferred.
  • Experience working in partnership and coordination with the UN, donors, INGOs, MOH, and other stakeholders.
  • Previous experience working with low-literacy and illiterate staff and beneficiaries preferred, particularly in relation to training and health promotion strategies, materials, and tool development.
  • Experience in coordinating, implementing, and managing reproductive health programs in emergency contexts and/or refugee settings.
  • Thorough understanding of gender-based violence response protocols and service provision.
  • Excellent analytical and written skills.
  • English fluency; strong interpersonal and intercultural communication skills.
  • Ability to work well both within a team and independently.

Other Details

  • Requisition ID: req40082
  • Employment Category: Fixed Term
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

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The Closing Date: 06th May 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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