segunda-feira, julho 13, 2009

Assessor em saúde materno-infantil para Moçambique

SCIP Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) & HIV/AIDS Nutrition Technical Advisor
Org: World Vision International,
Country: Mozambique, Quelimane, Zambezia province
Apply By: 31 July 2009 on-line, company website
Position Start Date: 01 Set 2009, Position End Date: 31 Ago 2011 (2 anos)

Work Description
Provide technical assistance and support to the Program staff and partners for the implementation of the "Strengthening Communities through Integrated Programming - OGUMANIHA Project in Quelimane, Zambézia Province, thus ensuring the technical quality of the program, integration with complementary sectors and providing technical expertise such as technical training, quality assurance, community strengthening and mobilization skills, etc.
Areas of focus to include maternal, newborn and child health, HIV/AIDS prevention and care, immunization, diarrhea disease control, malaria and ARI case management, maternal health, family planning and birth spacing, STIs prevention, participatory health education, nutrition, and epidemic control.
This will include managerial actions related to planning, design, monitoring, reporting and liaison with the Provincial Directorate of Health (DPS), the Provincial office of Social Welfare (DPAS), the Provincial office of the National AIDS Council (NPCS) and any other government coordinating body to ensure that the goal of the project is achieved efficiently and effectively
Provide technical assistance project staff and partners to implement project activities, including staff and health facility and community health provider training and formative supervision, support to data collection and monitoring of site performance, referral systems and linkages for community involvement and support.
Provide technical support for project staff and partners to implement project activities using core values and in accordance to WV mission, vision, and strategic priorities. Ensure that new staff is given appropriate orientation and training on project health, nutrition and HIV/AIDS standards.
Follow World Vision policy on promotion and development of human resources.Responsible for ensuring that project technical contents of activities related to maternal, newborn and child health, nutrition and HIV/AIDS activities are implemented incorporating international and Mozambican Ministry of Health standards. Ensure that standards are understood, accepted, and practicedSupport the project staff and partners to maintain a close follow-up on all project activities and ensure the achievement of the objectives, establishing and maintaining the quality of the interventions.
Provide support in ensuring that project staff, partner agencies and communities understand, accept and adhere to MNCH standards established by the donor in the project implementation and support the adhere to MNCH standards established by the donor in the project implementation and support the dissemination of the MNCH /HIV & AIDS technical information and documentation as required.Provide support to project staff and partners in developing and strengthening the maternal, newborn, child and HIV/AIDS referral systems and linkages between the different departments and services within the health facilities as well as between health facilities and community based services to ensure follow-up of persons enrolled in care and treatment program.
Support and mentor the project staff and partners in the preparation of monthly planning, documentation of maternal, newborn, and child health and HIV & AIDS lessons learned and best practices during project implementation and quarterly reports on project activities and actions, ensuring that project reports and documents are of high quality submitted in a timely fashion.
Review quarterly and annual reports of the project sub-grantees for adherence to the project objectives and timeline as well as technical quality and provide necessary support to improve the quality if found to be deficient Support leadership and management capacity development within the DPS and SDSMASs to perform planning tasks, manage, and supervise the MNCH &HIV/AIDS program.
Participate in project monthly and quarterly meetings at the government provincial level. To foster capacity building and foster sustainabilityCollaborate and integrate World Vision emergency, agriculture, wash/.san, and sponsorship programs to leverage talent and resourcesSupport the project staff and partners to investigate funding opportunities and participate in resource acquisition to enable the communities and capacity of partners (government and local NGOs/FBOs) to assume greater responsibility for service delivery and improve sustainability.Participate in the implementation of the project mentoring and staff development programs and actively work towards greater nationalization of the health program.

Towards this end, the Technical Advisor will support the HIV/AIDS and Health Director to ensure that technical information is obtained, disseminated to staff and documented as required and that staff have opportunities to develop their knowledge and skills.

Qualifications Required:
University degree in Maternal and Child Health

World Vision International procura Assessor Técnico em Saúde Materno-infantil e HIV/SIDA, durante 2 anos, de 2009-2011, para projecto em Quelimane, provincia de Zambézia, Moçambique