GOAL MIHR Resilience Advisor Jobs in South Sudan

GOAL MIHR Resilience Advisor Jobs in South Sudan

General Description

  • GOAL is an international NGO established in the late 1970’s and has worked in more than 50 countries in Africa, Middle East, Latin America and Asia. GOAL has been implementing health programming for more than 40 years across emergency, chronic crisis and development contexts and gained a strong reputation in developing effective solutions to building inclusive resilient health systems. GOAL has taken a leading role in developing new thinking to development challenges and has published innovative and practical guidance on measuring resilience and systems thinking for effective and sustainable programs.

    The Position

  • GOAL seeks a dynamic and experienced candidate for the Resilience Advisor position for MOMENTUM Integrated Health Resilience (MIHR) project in South Sudan.

  • This project is part of a global health program awarded to IMA World Health and its consortium, of which GOAL USA is a member.

  • Funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the project will build health system resilience in fragile settings and improve outcomes of maternal, neonatal and child health services, and reproductive health and family planning care.

  • MIHR is designed to include a comprehensive, flexible package of support for countries like South Sudan as they overcome context-specific health challenges and progress towards the achievement of self-reliant health systems.

    Purpose of Position

  • The South Sudan MIHR Resilience Advisor will sit in the MIHR project office in Juba as part of a wider MIHR technical team following a ‘One Project’ approach in implementation. The Resilience Advisor will work within the South Sudan MIHR team ensuring technical quality of the resilience component of the MIHR project.

  • The Resilience Advisor will report directly to the MIHR Chief of Party with a reporting line to South Sudan Country Director, Programmes for administrative purposes.

    Duties and Responsibilities.

  • Provide technical support and leadership on contributing to the achievement of Strategic Objectives of the South Sudan MIHR project and in particular SO3 to Enhance the resilience and inclusiveness of the health system and
    community health resilience in South Sudan with increased capacity to provide integrated client centered FP/RH/MNCH care and services.

  • Work closely with with technical advisors for MNH, Community Service, SBC/Gender, and FP/RH leads to ensure that MIRH SS assessments, tools and processes have an appropriate risk and resilience lens

  • Lead on the application of the project’s Resilient Health approach, including ARC-D Health and preparation for conducting full R4S Health analysis in Year 2, to better understand the complex health system in South Sudan.

  • Design training curricula and conduct or support training and capacity building of local stakeholders (district officials, national MOH, local NGOs and communities) to map and analyze risk scenarios (i.e. combinations of shocks and stresses) together with the health system stakeholders.

  • In coordination with MIHR MEL team, establish monitoring of resilient health indicators in South Sudan

  • Cultivate strategic relationships with team members, donors as needed, private sector entities, government ministries, and other stakeholders relating to advancing the resilient health approach of the MIHR project

  • Represent MIHR at key project meetings and demonstrate the highest standards of commitment and professionalism **

    Person Specification

  • Able to work in difficult and remote areas for prolonged periods of time

  • Fluency in English (oral and written) and excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills are required.

    Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree, at least at Master’s level in public health, international development, or a related subject.

  • At least 8 years of experience in the management or implementation of international development activities in/for low and middle-income countries (LMICs).

  • Of the above 8 years, at least three of which must have been while physically based in the country/region of implementation.

  • Demonstrated experience operating within the global health community on matters related to MNCH/FP/RH service delivery in fragile contexts, emergency health preparedness and response and building health system resilience.

  • Demonstrated technical expertise in the general area of resilience an advantage including applying resilience analysis tools.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; GOAL MIHR Resilience Advisor Jobs in South Sudan

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