Samaritan's Purse Ebola Preparedness Program Manager Jobs in South Sudan

Samaritan's Purse Ebola Preparedness Program Manager Jobs in South Sudan

Are you a seasoned Health Program Manager? Join us as an Ebola Preparedness Program Manager at Samaritan’s Purse in South Sudan! As an Ebola Preparedness Program Manager, you will be responsible for coordination and oversight of an Ebola training program, associated grant management, and other emergency response health interventions.

Your expertise will help to show the love of Christ to a desperate and struggling population. Let God put your talents to use for a humanitarian cause with an eternal purpose. Join us today!

Description of Job Duties:

  • Manages internal and grant budgets for SP South Sudan’s Ebola Preparedness Program.
  • Works closely with the International Health Unit (IHU) and Ebola technical specialists (at HQ or rotating into country) for any future Ebola programming needs.
  • Implements and manages Ebola preparedness programming in Juba and specified health centers in vulnerable towns identified by the South Sudan Ministry of Health (SSMOH).
  • Effectively provides training and follow-up for Ebola preparedness topics and skills, including Infection Prevention Control (IPC) Training, monitoring for suspect cases, and isolation center training.
  • Liaises and coordinates with government representatives, SSMOH, the National Task Force (NTF), other NGO staff, donors and partners regarding the advancement of SP programs related to Ebola preparedness programming.
  • Lays groundwork of relationships and networks that would be needed should Ebola become active in country.
  • Prepares and submits timely and accurate health facility and program reporting to SSMOH, UN agencies, cluster leads, partners, and internal reporting.
  • Builds capacity of program staff through on-the-job training and
    supportive supervisions.
  • Continually monitors and evaluates effectiveness of the program through quantitative and qualitative assessments.

    Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Water and Sanitation, Public Health or related field and 3-4 years’ experience in Program Management in developing countries/austere conditions, or equivalent combination of education & experience.
  • Twelve credit hours of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred.
  • Experience in Health Administration and/or Management.
  • Experience in an Ebola context – either with extensive WASH or Health background.
  • Experience in implementing training and the ability to effectively engage students.
  • Experience in coordination with other international humanitarian organizations and UN agencies operating in complex emergencies.
  • Excellent management and personnel skills to enable the motivation, encouragement, and participation of the medical team.
  • Experience in conducting assessments, program development, and proposal writing.
  • Experience in Monitoring and Evaluation and health reporting.
  • Fluent spoken and written English required.
    Arabic language skills desirable, but not required.
  • Possesses strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • 5 month contract with the potential for renewal.
  • This is an unaccompanied assignment.

    International Employee Benefits

    Employees who choose to work internationally get to take advantage of the following benefits:

  • Medical, prescription, dental & vision coverage
  • Disability insurance
  • Term Life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Ten paid holidays (holiday observance will depend on the host country)
  • Annual home leave
  • Twelve vacation days per year

    How to Apply:
  • To receive consideration for this position, please submit application, cover letter, and current resume online
  • Interested candidates should apply online by 31st March 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Samaritan's Purse Ebola Preparedness Program Manager Jobs in South Sudan

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