Health & Nutrition Specialist Required in International Humanitarian Organization

26-Oct-2012 (Friday)  in  Dawn  
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Vacancy Announcement
An international humanitarian organization seeks the following qualified and
experienced individual. The following are minimum qualification for the
position along with illustrative responsibilities and required experience.
Position: Health & Nutrition Specialist
Locations: Peshawar
Contract: Fixed term contract for 03 months
This is a short term position based in Peshawar office for 03 months to
ensure smooth start-up of MCHIP FATAJKP health program implementation
in target areas. S/he will support the Chief of Party for program related
coordination with public sector stakeholders, SC HO and the donor. The
position will be technical lead for developing the scope of work/terms of
reference for the various assessments to be carried out under the program as
well as review and adaptation of the training curricula to be used ¡n the
Required Qualification & Experience:
• An advanced university degree from an accredited university in public
health ora similar health or medical field is required;
. At least 5-7 years specialist work in the area of maternal, new-born,
child health and/or family planning in an international development
setting on similar international donor funded programs, is required.
Experience ¡na similar role on a USAI D-funded program is desirable,
• Proven knowledge of health systems strengthening;
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with
donors, government officials, and public, private and civil society
sector partners;;
. Fluent oral and strong analytical, written English communications skills
is required;
. Fluent oral and strong analytical written Pashto or Urdu required;
• Excellent presentation and facilitation skills required, particularly ¡n
translating health data and health programming achievements to non-
health experts;
• Demonstrated experience using social marketing and media
campaigns to improve women’s health and change family planning
. Strong computer skills, including ease and skill in using word, excel
spread sheets, email, the internet, and windows applications
• Proven track record training staff is highly desirable; and familiarity
with issues related to demographic and health matters in Pakistan.
We believe in equal opportunities for all. Women professionals & locals are
encouraged to apply. Interested candidates can apply through
wiw.savethechildren.rozeepk. Last date to apply is November01, 201.d