USAID Project Jobs – Technical Advisor On Maternal & Child Health – NU-HITES Project at Plan

Plan International
Gulu, Uganda
Director of Health Service Delivery
Founded 75 years ago, Plan International
is one of the oldest and largest Children’s development organizations in the
world. We work In SO developing countries across Africa. Asia and the Americas
to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty Plan’s
vision is of a world in which all children realize their full potential in
societies that respect people’s rights and dignity Plan is independent with no
religious, political or governmental affiliations.
The successful
candidate will be a member of the health service delivery team, serve as the
project’s expert on maternal and child health programs in fifteen project
districts in Northern Uganda. The MCH Technical Advisor will serve to provide
technical and strategic support towards achievement of project outcomes related
to availability of and accessibility to quality and sustainable maternal and
child health services, creating enabling environments tor maternal and child
heath care delivery, and promoting positive health behavior and practices.
Skills & Experience:

  • A degree m
    medicine or nursing and/or a master’s degree in Public Health or other
    clinical disciplines.
  • Additional
    training related maternal and child health and project planning and
  • At least 5
    years of professional experience working In Maternal and Child Health
    programs both in public and private sector.
  • Hands-on
    knowledge and skills in designing, planning, implementing and monitoring
    of facility and community-based programs for promoting sale motherhood and
    child survival
  • Practical
    experience In working with district and community health systems including
    Village Health Teams (VHT)
  • Experience m
    MCH-related capacity building for health facility and community health
    delivery teams.
  • Sound
    understanding of current policy developments maternal and child health.
  • Willingness to
    work m Northern Uganda and travel 60% of the time in field.
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will be rejected by the system. While we thank all applicants for your
interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of
lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification. Qualified female candidates
are encouraged to apply. As a child centered development organization. Plan
strives to ensure that children are kept safe in all the areas we operate. The
organization further has a child protection policy that every staff is required
to sign Potential candidates will be required to provide information confirming
whether or not they have ever been convicted of any child abuse crimes. 
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Close Kitante, P.O. Box 12405, Kampala-Uganda.
May 13th, 2013 at 5PM
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