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MNCH Coordinator

Job Description




Reports to:

Project Manager

Provides supervision to:


Effective Date:

1st October 2016

Grade Level:

Financial Authority / budget:

(amount controlled/impacted by the position)

Purpose of the position:

The overall purpose of this position is to provide support to the implementation of the primary health care in addressing Maternal Neonatal and child health activities meant to improve maternal and child survival

Major Responsibilities:

Key Outputs/Responsibilities

(Accountabilities and results)

Weight (%)

Provide leadership in the implementation of MNCH services at the facility and within communities in the Project area as guided by the project objectives, logical framework and work plan; and guided by the southern Sudan Health Policy


  • Facilitate effective linkages within thematic groups and overall community linkages.

  • Ensure smooth operations and coordination of PMTCT activities at the health facility level


Scale up PPH program and support Family planning intervention


In liaison with County Medical Officers , Payam and Boma based local authorities, organize MNCH integrated outreach activities and raising awareness on the health related issue that promote participation of communities and involvement in effort to improve maternal and child health.


Ensure having clear referral structure ,linkage and coordination between HHPs ,BHC , CHD and health facilities in the catchment areas


Co-ordinate, track progress, review results and address MNCH challenges


Compile and submit weekly ,monthly ,quarterly and other reports required by the project




PROFILE: Core Capabilities: (proficiency levels; 1=developing 2 =proficient 3=advanced)

Core Capability

Proficiency level

(1, 2, 3)

Examples of advanced proficiencies

(A full list of indicators available in Core Capabilities into Job Descriptions – A Manager’s Guide)




Achieving quality results and service


  • Conduct routine supervision and monthly meetings with BHC,HHPs &PCMT

  • Work honestly with keys community members to ensure quality services are delivered adequately and correctly to the target groups

  • Interpret complex messages in to simple language

Practicing accountability and integrity


Communicating information effectively



Thinking clearly, deeply and broadly


  • Assist in to see project running smoothly and implementation of project activities/plans

  • Identify the trends/gaps to be fill by the project

  • Produce timely and quality reports

  • Work for vulnerable groups especially children under five years & pregnant mothers to reduce morbidity and mortality rates

  • Provide accurate information/health messages to promote safe delivery, immunization coverage & best breastfeeding practices

Understanding the Humanitarian industry


Understanding WV’s mission& operations


Practicing innovation &change



Demonstrating Christ-centered life and work


  • Sharing ideas with others

  • leading in devotion sessions

  • Conducting training to BHC,HHPs & Payam Community Mobilization Team

  • Orientation to newly staff & key members

  • Be committed to the work and reduce the risks involve

Learning for growth and development


Maintaining work/life balance



Building collaborative relationships


  • Provide a conducive environment especially being friendly and togetherness with the team members and the clients

  • Treat people with equitable opportunities regardless of their denominations

  • Avoid self-centered and conflict of interests but to priors the interest of the'' needs''

Practicing gender & cultural diversity


Influencing individuals & groups


Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Proven experience in managing successful health related projects

  • Ability to interpret complex language into simple local language

  • Excellent in communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strong negotiation, interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Work under minimum supervision and in highly risk environment

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • Advanced diploma/high diploma in Nursing or Community Medicine, with strong public health .MNCH experience.

  • University degree in Public Health/allied Health, Social Sciences, Management or related field

  • Three years of progressively responsible professional work experience in MNCH /Public Health programming

  • Good technical knowledge on Family planning / PPH program

  • Knowledge/experience in field-based project management, training of health workers at facility level in maternal and child health care and clear understanding of other High Impact Interventions.

  • Knowledge & experience in Health Management Information Systems with regular reporting.

  • Good report writing and presentation skills

Work Environment:

  • Field-based