HelpAge International Jobs Vacancies 2018 for Health Programme Manager

HelpAge International Jobs Vacancies 2018 for Health Programme Manager

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for the HelpAge International Jobs Vacancies 2018. Interested applicant(s) ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

HelpAge International Jobs Vacancies 2018

HelpAge International is a global network of more than 113 organizations in 75 countries. As the world’s leading organization dedicated to promoting the wellbeing of older women and men and inclusion of their needs as well as reducing poverty and discrimination in later life; HelpAge envisions a world in which all older people can lead dignified, healthy and secure lives.

HelpAge International is responding to the protection needs of conflict and drought affected internally displaced persons (IDPs) in four Woredas of Oromia region through facilitating protection monitoring and capacity building support by mobile protection teams, establishing children and women spaces in IDP sites, and providing capacity building support on gender, age and disability mainstreaming for agencies granted under EHF scheme.

Summary of the role

The Health Program Manager will provide leadership, strategic vision and technical support to all aspects of  the Health programing in the country office.

  • Contributes to the technical development of HelpAge’s health initiatives in Ethiopia, and support the implementation of new, technically sound, and locally appropriate health programming.
  • Provides technical support and expertise in the areas of health sector program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Play a lead role in providing training and capacity building to internal staff as well as partners at all level in line with HelpAge’s commitment to build the capacity of health sector and partners.
  • Ensure that the health program is implemented in accordance with established protocols, guidelines and best practices from HelpAge, MOH and other international standards.
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Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall technical guidance and supervision to HelpAge technical staff including Senior Cluster Public Health Officer,  and partner staff including MOH at all levels
  • Take the lead in developing and regularly updating the HelpAge health strategy and ensure its linkage across relevant sectors and actors
  • Provide leadership to the quality implementation of project deliverables in a timely manner with in approved limit of resources
  • Provide leadership to the quality implementation of project deliverables in a timely manner with in approved limit of resources
  • In consultation with the MEAL coordinator at Addis Ababa and relevant technical advisors, develop project monitoring plan including Performance Management Plan, data collection tools, and a data base to track project progress and program quality
  • Prepare weekly plans in coordination with other members of the mobile protection team, specifying logistical needs (e.g. vehicles, materials for women and children friendly spaces activities, etc.)
  • Conduct constructive supervision to implementing partners, and address technical and operational issues in collaboration with the pertinent staff/ team members
  • Ensure that partners are conversant with project planning and management tools, and use the same in a consistent manner
  • Lead and/or support needs assessments in HelpAge’s operational areas with development of programmatic recommendations
  • Develop an institutional roadmap that clearly articulates the existing needs and how HelpAge should work to fill existing gaps and meet the needs of older people.
  • Develop an institutional roadmap that clearly articulates the existing needs and how HelpAge should work to fill existing gaps and meet the needs of older people.
  • Represent HelpAge in health forums and other coordination meetings.
  • Contact with all relevant government, NGO and other partner organizations at Addis level but also in specific project sites as required.
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KEY RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Internal: Head of Operations- Addis; Technical Programme Officers and Managers; MEAL Coordinator
  • External: Ministry of Health- Federal, Regional and Woreda level

Job Requirements

Qualification and Experience:

  • At least 3-5 years’ experience in health sector programme management roles, preferable in INGOs
  • Past experience of developing collaborative partnerships with other organizations
  • Master’s degree in Public Health or related field.  At least 3 years of field experience for master’s degree 5 years for BSC in management of health programs specifically related ones including NCD and eye care
  • A strong knowledge of the national health system specially in relation to aging, NCD , eye care and HIV/AIDs; and good at  project and budget management.
  • Has to be result oriented with the ability to work with others and established credibility.
  • Computer literate (word processors, spreadsheet, database, statistical packages, etc).
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How to Apply

Application procedure:

First Download the summary format and fill out the required information carefully.

Indicate the vacancy reference No. and the post you are applying in subject line.

Then attach the following;

Summary format

Current CV (not more than 4 pages) including three (3) professional referees

One page – cover letter highlighting job knowledge, qualification and experience.

Female meeting the minimum qualification and experience are encouraged to apply.

NB: Non-compliance to the above procedures will lead to instant rejection.

We are interested in how your skills, knowledge and experience indicate your ability to carry out the duties and responsibilities of the position.

Closing date: 30/8/2018

Interested applicants who meet the minimum requirements are required to submit their non-returnable application together with the summary format to: HelpAge International, P.O.Box 3384, Addis Abeba OR by email address: hr.eth@helpage.org

 

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