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Community Development Facilitator

Job Description

Title: Community Development Facilitator

Reporting to: Project Coordinator-MNCH

Location: Western Region

Purpose of the position:

To use a set of MNCH tools and techniques that able targeted people explore and express their aspirations and preferences to achieve 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 critically enrich the project team with the social dynamics of communities in regard to MNCH, working with VHTs, small groups like the Parent support Groups and community engagements.

Major 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.

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 Social Sciences, Development studies and related disciplines

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health is an added advantage

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in working in the area of Maternal Newborn and Child Health, and or aspects of Health Care

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

  • Understanding the social determinants of health and community dynamics.

  • Knowledge of MNCH methodologies and other related approaches

  • Strong interpersonal communication and counseling skills.