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Community Health Facilitator

11362-13N17026
Kabuga
14-Sep-18
2+ Years

Community Health Facilitator (10 vacancies)

World Vision International (Rwanda) is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 24 Districts of Rwanda.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire highly qualified, dedicated and experienced nationals for the position of Community Health Facilitator for ‘Ingobyi’ Project. The position will be based in various districts and reporting to the Health Manager.

‘Ingobyi’ is a five year project that aims to improve the quality of Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH) and Malaria services, in a sustainable manner with the goal of reducing infant and maternal mortality in Rwanda. The Ingobyi project will build upon the tremendous gains Rwanda has made in the health sector.

Purpose of the position:

The job holder will facilitate the implementation of World Vision Rwanda Ingobyi project at the district level. She/he will ensure quality community health services interventions and increased health care seeking behaviors at the community level.

The major responsibilities include:

  • Plan, facilitate and implement Ingobyi project at the district level using recommended or innovative and approved approaches, techniques and/or methodologies.

  • Support capacity building interventions for community health service providers in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH)/malaria interventions.

  • Ensure proper communication with the supervisor / relevant partners and produce timely quality reports for Ingobyi project at the district level as per the internal, partners and donor requirements

  • Contribute to the mainstreaming of cross-cutting issues in Ingobyi project, by taking into consideration child protection, environment, disability and gender, etc.

  • Equip community members with skills to advocate for better RMNCH/malaria services

  • Collaborate effectively with the District Health Officer and ensure the visibility and participation of WV Rwanda RMNCH/malaria events held at the district level

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training.

  • Minimum Qualification required: Bachelor degree in public health, General Nursing, Midwifery, Environmental health, Social sciences or other related studies

  • Experience:

    • Experience of at least 2 years of implementing RMNCH / Malaria project /intervention or related field

    • Strong and working relationships/partnership developed with all stakeholders (GoR, INGOs, Community Leaders and Community)

    • Strong capacity building skills

    • Sound knowledge of the Rwanda context in terms of RMNCH/Malaria

  • Technical Skills & Abilities:

    • Fluency in English and Kinyarwanda.

    • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

    • Experience in supervision skills, including training and mentoring skills

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including report-writing and formal communication skills.

    • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office and Lotus Notes (or another main email system such as Microsoft Outlook).

    • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, and ability to work with a wide range of people from different backgrounds.

    • Emotional and spiritual maturity.

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda

If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process

All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on [email protected](no applications will be accepted through this email)

The closing date for submission of applications is 14th September 2018; no late applications will be accepted

As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks