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The Job

Job Purpose:

The health  program assistant , is responsible for the assistant in health facilities of Save the Children's operation (Hodiedah). With support from the Health officer and health manager, the Health assistant will take responsibility for directly implementing high quality reproductive health programs on time and on budget.


Needs Analysis and Program Design:

  • Design and participate in required assessments for health project
  • Contribute to situation analysis and participate actively in developing reproductive health program strategies
  • Contribute to proposal development in area of health in general and reproductive health specifically.

Program Implementation:

  • Manage the implementation of high quality health program activities in line with grant agreements and with SC technical requirements
  • Monitor progress of health activities against planned achievements, outcomes and impact; evaluate the continued relevance and appropriateness of the intervention
  • Manage health budget lines for program activities and ensure appropriate spend.
  • Ensure that the health progress reports and relevant donor reports are timely, of high quality and serve to inform management decisions
  • Plan and implement health activities ensuring that delays and constraints are documented and solutions identified
  • Identify and ensure the timely supply of technical inputs as required for program delivery
  • Responsible for ensuring that program activities are properly resourced.
  • Provide technical and managerial guidance and support for all field sites and health officer.
  • Identify issues that need timely action and support from other departments or other offices within SC
  • Provide necessary technical training and develop appropriate technical guidelines and materials for SC and partner staff
  • Oversee partner activities ensuring regular monitoring visits and timely feedback and follow up on financial and narrative reports.

People Management:

  • Participate in recruit and train team members.
  • Lead, manage and motivate staff under direct line management, ensuring that they have clear objectives and receive meaningful feedback on their performance.

Coordination and Representation:

  • Attend inter-departmental meetings.  
  • Ensure effective program integration in the areas of intervention
  • Develop and maintain collaborative and effective partnerships with NGOs/CSOs and government counterparts


  • BA  degree  on  health   and  2+ years management  experience of  running complex multi grant  programmes, both in emergency and normal circumstances
  • A very good understanding of at least of key technical areas of reproductive health programming.


  • Willingness and ability to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies
  • Ability to analyze information, evaluate options, and follow the strategic directions as guided.
  • An in-depth understanding of national development issues in particular in relation to maternal health.
  • Previous  experience  of working with a multi-cultural team and  the  adaptability to varied team dynamics
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English & Arabic . 
  • Commitment to Save the Children values


How to Apply

We are looking for both men and women from Yemen with enthusiasm and commitment to improve the protection and promotion of the rights of all children in Yemen

  • All applicants will be subject to Save the Children’s Child safe guardian Policy and Reference Checking Process.
  • Qualified and interested applicants should send their CVs to: Hodeida.jobs@savethechildren.org 
  • Please mention the Job title in the subject line.
  • The deadline for receiving applications is 22/5/2018.
  • Employer: Save The Children
  • Category: Health Care
  • Location: Hodeida
  • Posted on: 16 May 2018
  • Deadline: 22 May 2018