Health Project Manager-FPPAC

Title:   Health Project Manager National Position

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Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Role Purpose:

The purpose of this position is to oversee the implementation Health projects (Family Planning and Post Abortion Care Project (FP&PAC) and LDS Immunization Scale up) in Karkaar region. As the project manager, he/she is expected to provide technical oversight to the day to day implementation of the projects, including technical support to the regional Ministry of Health (in Karkaar), to ensure that objectives projects are delivered timely and with quality.

Contract Duration:  6 months with possible extension

Location: Qardho

Qualifications & Experience

  • A Bachelor degree of Qualified midwife/Nurse, clinical officer or Equivalent Medical Qualifications.
  • Proven experience in primary health care, through the whole project cycle (from needs assessment, planning, developing programmes, managing, M&E).
  • Proven ability to manage a programme including management of human and material resources.
  • Experience of health worker training on reproductive health and capacity building of national structures.

The Application will close on 28th July,2021

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.


Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

Date advertised: 19 Jul 2021

Closing date: 28 Jul 2021 - 23:59 EAT

Location: Gardo, Somalia

Department: Programme Operations

Type: Fixed-term contract

Schedule: Full-time

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