Health Program Officer

Company

World Renew Cambodia   

type

Non-goverment Organization

Industry

NGO/Charity/Social Services

employees

10-50

Location

Phnom Penh

Level

Entry Level

Term

Full Time

Year of Exp.

Function

Information Technology

Hiring

Industry

NGO/Charity/Social Services

Salary

Negotiable

Qualification

Bachelor Degree

Sex

Male/Female

Language

English-- Good   

Age

~

Location

Phnom Penh;

Publish Date

Nov-13-2015

Closing Date

Dec-12-2015
  Overall Goals:

The overall goals of the health program officer include:

 Research and assess the baseline in our target communities with respect to health, especially access to clean water, sanitation and nutrition

 Set targets for our communities with respect to health, especially access to clean water, sanitation and nutrition

 Develop a strategy and plan through which World Renew and its partners can work with government to reach these targets.

*** Main Responsibilities:

In order to achieve the goals indicated above the tasks to be undertaken by the health program officer shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

 Review Government of Cambodia health policies and other relevant international health guidelines
 Network with government and NGOs to identify relevant training materials and review them for appropriateness for World Renew and partner staff
 Identify and participate in health forums and meetings as appropriate
 Survey current work of World Renew and work with World Renew team to identify how nutrition and water and sanitation programming can be improved
 Work with World Renew team to develop a health and sanitation strategy for World Renew and its partners and to prepare annual implementation plans to implement the strategy
 Work with the World Renew team to develop a set of essential nutrition, water and sanitation indicators that partners can measure on a regular basis
 Develop clear and innovative approaches and messages to achieve community awareness and promote desired community behaviors on nutrition, water and sanitation.
 Select and develop relevant lesson plans and training curriculum
 Coordinate activities involving the training of staff, partner organizations and village health volunteers in the use of the nutrition, water and sanitation messages
 Participate in data management work and report writing when necessary
 Plan and implement relevant qualitative research studies
 Build capacity of World Renew staff, partners and target community to ensure that they are able to continue to implement and monitor the nutrition, water and sanitation program.

  *** Qualifications:

 A university degree in the field of public health/nutrition, nursing or related field highly desirable
 At least three years’ experience in community health or nutrition
 Experience in Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) and Behavior Change Communication (BCC)
 Ability to work with minimal supervision
 Experience in food security an asset
 Familiarity with participatory education methods
 Experience working in a team setting
 Experience working through local partner organizations.
 Excellent interpersonal skills
 Proficiency in oral and written Khmer and English
 Computer proficiency and data management and analysis skills

*** Salary based on experiences and qualifications. Please send a resume with references by December 4 to [email protected]

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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Contact Person

Ms. Ly Tepy

Phone

N/A

Email

[email protected]

Website

Address

#81A Street 456, Toul Tompoung I,Phnom Penh Cambodia