Health Program Advisor at Save the Children, Slovyansk, Ukraine

Deadline: 26 September 2017

Save the Children is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Health Program Advisor in Slovyansk, Ukraine. The duration of this post is 6 months.

The Health Advisor will be working with the health and nutrition program manager to ensure all health interventions are implemented in line with either national or global standards in the absence of national standards.

Save the Children’s mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Health Program Advisor will perform the following functions-

  • Support Health Program Manager to build applicants capacity in leadership and management:
    • To ensure e appropriate staffing within the health and nutrition team, and ensure that all health and nutrition staff understand and are able to perform their role.
    • To establish performance management of all health and nutrition staff through effective use of the Performance Management System including the establishment of clear, measureable objectives, on-going feedback, periodic reviews and fair and unbiased evaluations.
    • To identify development needs of staff and partners, and design capacity building program and create opportunities.
    • Facilitate the development and implementation of detailed annual work plans and key monthly deliverables for each staff under supervision.
  • Support Health Program Manager to build applicants capacity in Programme Management:
    • To ensure the timely implementation of health and nutrition project activities ensuring that health activities are delivered on time, on budget and in compliance with donor regulations.
    • To ensure the health and nutrition programme is implemented in ways responsive to communities, partners and children in line with SC’s principles, values and strategic plan and compliant with SC’s procedures.
    • Ensure award/grant kick off and management tools, including implementation plans, Monitoring & Evaluation plans, procurement plans and distribution schedules of programme inputs in line with programme logistics/supply chain capacity are in place, tracked and updated regularly.
    • Ensure that partner health and nutrition staff have work-plans in place and follow up with team members regularly to ensure that activities are on track.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Post graduate, Master or equivalent field experience in health, nutrition or related field.
  • 5 years experience at international level in technical support and programme management.
  • Direct experience of planning, implementing and measuring the impact of health, hunger reduction or other related programmes.
  • Clear commitment to, and experience of, developing and coaching staff, combined with the ability to give direct actionable feedback.
  • Successfully working with minimal administrative support.
  • Ability to analyse information, evaluate options and to think and plan strategically.
  • Experience in working closely with local partners.
  • Commitment to the values and mission of Save the Children.
  • Fluency in English essential and Russian/Ukrainian highly desirable.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their CV and covering letter in English through online process.

For more information, please visit Save the Children.

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