Community Health Program Director 

Location: Chiúre and Ancuabe in Cabo Delgado Province, Mozambique

Wiwanana is a community health programme run by SolidarMed in the Districts of Chiúre and Ancuabe in Cabo Delgado Province, Mozambique, for the last ten years.

It is supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.

Responsibilities:

  • To head up the Wiwanana Programme
  • To coordinate strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation, knowledge management and the movement of field teams in Chiúre and Ancuabe
  • To consolidate the establishment of the Pemba office and its activities
  • To encourage political dialogue with national, provincial and district institutions, donors and partners
  • To oversee the programme in its present guise and contribute to the search for partnerships and donors
  • To foster research and coordinate the publishing of documentation on community participation in health

    Requirements:

  • University degree in health, public health, social sciences or programme management
  • 7-10 years proven leadership experience in running public health or community programmes and in the areas of empowering and promoting health care in rural contexts
  • Proven capability in knowledge management, social and epidemiological research, editing and communication
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Fluent Portuguese and English (spoken and written); Emakua would also be an advantage
  • Mozambican Nationality or long-time residence in Mozambique

    Other:

  • SolidarMed encourages applications from women.
  • Place of residence will be Chiure, Cabo Delgado, Mocambique.
  • SolidarMed offers an attractive benefit package and an interesting working environment; but cannot offer housing.
    Deadline is 15 May.

    Applications should be sent to jobs[at]solidarmed.ch, mentioning the reference “Wiwanana”, along with the following: cover letter, CV, photo, names of at least three references.

    More information can be found at: Community Health Program Director

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