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Community Development Facilitator MNCH - Hoima

Job Description

Position: Community Development Facilitator MNCH – Hoima

Report to: Project Coordinator

Location: Hoima

Purpose of the position:

To technically use a set of MNCH tools and techniques that assist people, no matter what their abilities are, to be able to explore and express their aspirations and preferences. The scope of this role covers from one to one facilitation through to the achievement of sustainable MNCH outcomes. The role requires working with people from a range of backgrounds and in a variety of community settings, including a person’s home or neighborhood, VHTs, Health facilities and local CBOs. To coordinate all project activities at a cluster level and monitoring progress towards achievement of targets. To support the Team on all aspects of Newborn Care, Goal Oriented ANC, Post Natal Care aspects, EmNOC its Signal Functions and community based MNCH.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities

Project Management

  • Take the lead in the roll out of the MNCH projects in the Project site by ensuring that the projects are using the most appropriate innovative and cost effective technologies.

  • Provide necessary technical guidance to system’s partners during the course of the project

  • Manage, and supervise all core interventions at the lower level with in the DIP

  • Ensure that all MNCH and other related deliverables are achieved according to the detailed implementation plan.

  • Support to Community Health Information Management System strengthening by ensure the operationalization of the community health Mobile phone platform for reporting on ttC for and the entire CHMIS MoH System.

Monitoring, Reporting and Evaluation

  • Works with the Project coordinator in the preparation of quality project reports are submitted on time to support offices and donors.

  • Work with health staff and program development team in the roll out of baseline surveys and evaluation of the project, on the required basis

  • Oversee the rollout of the MNCH data collection process at the community and health facility level

Reporting and Accountability

  • Maintains records of activity implementation as approved by the PM in a developed ToR

  • Produces monthly report that shows what has been active and done in the project area

  • Manages allocated monies and organization resources (such as phones, cameras, bus cards) as per agreed practices

  • Prepares for and participates in evaluation projects when required

  • Participates in meetings and contribute to organization development

Partnership Development

  • Liaise with development agencies and partners on collaborative work related to MNCH and other initiatives to position World Vision as a strategic partner in mhealth landscape

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Must have a University Degree in Nursing/Midwifery or Public Health.

  • Working experience in working in the area of Maternal Newborn and Child Health at any level of implementation

  • Knowledge and experience in implementation of community based MNCH integrated services is key

  • Experience in working communities with good knowledge of public health system and structures

  • Knowledge of MNCH methodologies and other related approaches

  • Strong interpersonal communication and counseling skills.