Community Engagement Specialist
Based in Juba, South Sudan
Reports to the Health System Stabilisation Manager
Who we are
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The Health Pooled Fund 3 (HPF3) will start in August 2018 until 2023 and will be supported by the British Government’s Department for International Development (DFID), the Government of Canada, the European Union, the Swedish International Development and Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
HPF will support delivery of essential primary health care, secondary health care and referral health services at the national, state, county and facility/community levels. It will be implemented in eight state hubs of South Sudanformerly known as: Eastern Equatoria, Central Equatoria, Western Equatoria, Northern Bahr el Ghazal, Western Bahr el Ghazal, Warrap, Unity and Lakes.
HPF’s overall goal is to reduce maternal and children under five years old mortality, ensuring universal coverage, and improving the overall health status as well as the quality of life of the South Sudanese population. Its
overarching objectives are:
To attain these objectives, the HPF team is responsible for the following work streams:
The Community Engagement Specialist will be responsible for supporting the roll out of integrated community case management (iCCM) activities in the 8 HPF3 states, coordinating other community driven health activities and helping push the Boma Health Initiative to help meet the goals of the Ministry of Health. Other activities will include community level coordination, humanitarian and crisis operations, and supporting other community level communication and messaging. The incumbent will be required to travel to implementation sites for monitoring the project activities. This position will be based in Juba and report to the Health System Stabilisation Manager
Program Management & Development
Technical Assistance and Capacity Building:
Operational Research, Surveys and Assessments:
Representation and Coordination:
Collaborate with Partners and Stakeholders
What are we looking for?
Note: This is an unaccompanied Post and is contingent on funding
Position Start Date: approximately July 15, 2018
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