Ended Health Promotion Activity Manager

The Job

VACANCY: Health Promotion Activity Manager
Position status:
Full-time
Location: Based in Sanaa, visits on different projects

Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, humanitarian, non-governmental organisation providing assistance to people in need as a result of natural and man-made disasters, irrespective of race, religion, ideology or politics.

Main Purpose

Defining, coordinating and monitoring all the IEC( Information, Education, Communication) Health Promotion  activities in the project and promoting MSF services according to MSF principles, protocols and standards in order to increase the knowledge of the target population around their health, the support of preventive activities and the collaboration to improve the services

Accountabilities

  • Defining and updating the HP/IEC strategy and related activities through annual project and budget plan (objectives, target population, campaigns, messages, activities, specific actions, etc.).
  • Assessing knowledge of the target group on a health risk  and analysing the context (local culture, traditions, habits, health perception) to adapt health activities and support the social mapping (villages, populations, actors), Identifying indicators in order to monitor HP activities results and achievement and using the concrete tools to measure and follow up those activities
  • Assessing, developing and adapting IEC/HP materials according to the needs of the project. Ensuring content and format have been pre-tested with target groups in order to ensure the adequacy, relevance, full understanding of the messages. Leading focus-group discussions with target groups in order to ensure the adequacy, relevance, broadcasting and full awareness of the messages, ensuring they are worded in a pedagogic manner
  • Liaising with other relevant actors (national and International NGO’s , authorities) also involved in prevention activities, analysing interventions and building cooperative relationships and advocacy, in order to enhance the influence of the campaigns and messages and to improve awareness among the targeted population;
  • Ensuring regular collaboration and coordination with the MSF medical team, to guarantee that the HP is part of medical activities and contribute to the medical objectives of the project
  • Supervising the IEC/HP team and their activities, in and outside health facilities, reporting difficulties and progress as well as adapting format and content when necessary. Planning and supervising the HR associated processes (recruitment, training, evaluation, development and internal communication) of the IEC / HP staff of the project. This will be done in close coordination with the HR department, the administration manager and project coordinator and according to MSF vision, values and procedures.
  • Participating in the monthly reports according to guidelines (SitReps, statistical reports, etc.)

Requirements

Education

  • Essential, university degree in social sciences, social communication, health promotion or related studies

Experience

  • Essential, working experience of in related jobs (health promotion, project coordination, social research), preferably with MSF
  • Experience in qualitative research is a plus

Languages            

  • English and Arabic essential

Knowledge

  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel, photoshop and internet)

Competencies

  • People Management and Development
  • Commitment to MSF Principles
  • Behavioural Flexibility
  • Results and Quality Orientation
  • Teamwork and Cooperation
How to Apply

All interested applicants should submit a CV, cover letter, copy of ID, diploma and other certificates if any to:

msfch-yemen@geneva.msf.org

Subject: “Health Promotion Activity Manager 2019_01_01

Deadline for submitting applications is at 5:00 PM, 14th of February 2019

Please note that only complete applications will be considered

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

IMPORTANT: CVs that do not have attached a copy of the ID card will NOT BE CONSIDERED for the recruitment.

  • Employer: MSF
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Sana'a
  • Posted on: 9 February 2019
  • Deadline: 14 February 2019

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