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Job Title: Health Field Officer 2
No. of Post: 1
Duty Station: Khartoum
Closing Date: 11 Oct 2018

  Background:

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), an impartial, neutral and independent organisation striving to protect and assist the victims of war and internal violence, has been working in Sudan since 1978. The ICRC is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person for the following position in Khartoum: Health Field Officer 2

 

Purpose: ​

 

Health Field Officer 2 contributes to implementing, running and monitoring the health programme(s) in cooperation with the health team, according to the objectives set out in the delegation's annual planning for a specific geographic area or field of activities. Based on the skills required for this position, s/he has the capacity to oversee programmes with a degree of autonomy and/or deliver services with autonomy and contributes actively to planning and coordinating health activities at field level



  Duties and responsibilities:

  • Implements health programmes within his/her geographic area or field of responsibility/ expertise.
  • Assists the Health Delegate in designing operational strategies and planning the health programme(s) at local/facility and national levels.
  • Conducts assessments and regular field visits (when relevant) to monitor activities and health-related threats to the population.
  • Ensures proper management of information collected and appropriate, relevant reporting.
  • Participates in analysis of and reflection on the overall health situation; contributes to realistic project proposals in line with the delegation's objectives and priorities.
  • Helps organize meetings; advises staff members on various matters such as culture, politics, the economy, security, etc.
  • Interprets at meetings and translates documents into local languages.
  • Liaises and builds networks with local stakeholders to facilitate communication on and coordination of activities, thereby ensuring more efficient implementation of health programmes. Represents the ICRC vis-à-vis national authorities.
 
Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Medical Doctor registered with the Sudan Medical Council
  • Qualifications in public health or health management a strong asset.
  • At least 2 years of related working experience, experience in a humanitarian area or similar position with excellent knowledge of the assigned geographic area.
  • Good connections with local health authorities or groups of interest for the ICRC.
  • Fluent written and spoken command of English as well as the local language
  • Expert level in computer skills and Microsoft Office
  • Skilled in the following competencies: Adapting & Learning, Communication (ability to express and exchange views and ideas), Analysis & Synthesis;
  • Ability and readiness to work for extended periods in all areas of Sudan.
  • Driving License; Succeeded in ICRC Driving test.

Interested candidates should submit their application (including C.V. in English and a motivation letter) before Thursday – 11 October 2018 at 04 pm on Sudanjob.net or to the following address:

  • ICRC reception
  • Street 33, House 16, Amarat - New Extension,
  • P.O. Box 1831
  • KHARTOUM

 

N/B:  Personal correspondences are non-returnable. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.




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