Save the Children MCH Technical Director Jobs in Uganda

Save the Children MCH Technical Director Jobs in Uganda


  • This position will provide strategic direction in the design, management, implementation and monitoring of high quality newborn and child health interventions, working closely with relevant units at all levels of the MOH and with respective partners at national level and within target regions.

  • The MCH Director will represent the project at various newborn and child health national technical working groups and committees, ensure deliverables within these technical areas are implemented according to the set work plan with necessary adjustments as required based on learning and best practices while capturing key lessons learned

    Experience and Skills

    Essential:

  • Master's Degree in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics or Public Health

  • Bachelor's Degree in Medicine or Nursing

  • At least 7+ years of progressively increasing responsibility working for successful MCH technical assistance programs

  • At least 7+ years of relevant work experience in successful implementation of MNCH programs.

  • Previous working relationships within USAID programs and with key multilateral agencies, bilateral donors, academic institutions.

  • Demonstrated ability to work within a multi-faceted health development program in collaboration with national MOH personnel and local and international partners.

  • Familiarity with MNCH programming and policies in Uganda.

  • A demonstrated track record in providing mentorship and supervision to strengthen healthcare
    services; training and use of quality improvement approaches.

  • Familiarity with evidence-based neonatal and child health interventions and best practices that are the focus of this project.

  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.

  • Experience integrating gender and youth analysis into health projects and services.

  • Experience in successfully engaging the private sector.

  • Ability to work independently and also as a team leader/member with diverse team of partners and counterparts.

  • Ability to lead and oversee teams.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral, written and presentation).

  • Excellent computer skills and experience working with Microsoft Office applications.

  • English fluency (verbal and written) required.

  • Ability to travel.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children MCH Technical Director Jobs in Uganda


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