Relevant knowledge of the Afghanistan health system BPHS/EPHS program MCH-HB implementation national RMNCAHD strategic priorities;
Experience: At least three years professional experience in the area of maternal and child health preferably in the area of capacity building project management monitoring and supervision as well as proven experience in implementing health projects;
Languages: Fluency in speaking Dari Pashto and English languages as well as professional business writing skills
Computer skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office software applications and data analysis software
Duties & Responsibilities
Under the overall supervision of MCH-HB Project Manager the MCH-HB Project Provincial Coordinator will provide technical inputs on MCH-HB scale up project activities in close collaboration with the RMNCAHD Provincial Public Health Directorates and implementing NGOs.
She/he will directly report to PPHD and MCH-HB Project Manager and will be a full-time staff member of the PPHD. She/he will provide technical support and monitor timely implementation of MCH-HB project activities according to project implementation plan.
The position holder needs to provide technical inputs to orient the Provincial Public Health Directorates and BPHS implementers for the timely implementation monitoring and supervision of the project. The post holder should be willing to travel to field/provinces. She/he should ensure timely provision of information and reporting to the PPHD and MCH-HB Project Manager.
Coordination and Management of Scale up
Coordinate with the PPHOs implementer NGO and other stakeholders at provincial level and ensure smooth implementation of the project.
Provide updates in the RMNCAH sub-committee and HFs in charge meeting as a regular agenda as well as in the PHCC meetings.
Prepare monthly quarterly and annual work plans linked to the project implementation plan.
Conduct quarterly project review meetings.
Support PPHOs and implementing NGO team on implementation of MCH-HB.
Use the MCH HB training guide to train PHO team and implementing NGO technical team in their training and supportive supervision role.
Timely implementation of trainings and orientation sessions for health care provider CHW/CHS and Provincial Health Managers.
Conduct post training follow up sessions in health facilities.
Supplies and distribution:
Use the ‘supplies’ MCH-HB SOP to train PPHO and implementing GNO team in their supplies and distribution role.
Follow up of timely distribution of MCH HB and supplies to the health facilities.
Update project management team on distribution of MCH HB and stock outs in related HFs.
Monitoring and data reporting:
Conduct regular monitoring to ensure quality implementation of MCH-HB project.
Provide written feedback to the HFs and implementing NGO and develop action plan against monitoring findings.
Provide monthly progress report of the project using the standard template.
Provide data as per requirement of MCH-HB dashboard.
Coordination and communication skills: proven experience in coordinating maternal newborn and child health activities and timely reporting of project activities through different channel
Advocacy: advancing a policy-oriented agenda
Results-based program development management and reporting
Innovation and communication of evidence-based effective approaches
Financial management and resource mobilization
Values: Integrity/Commitment to the MoPH mandate Knowledge sharing/Continuous learning Valuing diversity
Managing Relationships: Working in teams Communicating information and ideas Conflict and self-management
Working with people: Empowerment/Developing people/Performance management
Applicants can apply through email only.
Please mention the Position Vacancy No. and Province in the subject line of the email otherwise your application will not be considered.
Preference would be given to the residents of the province.