Maternal and Newborn Health Specialist Job 2023 at Kampala by FHI 360

Maternal and Newborn Health Specialist Job 2023 at Kampala by FHI 360 Career. FHI 360, an international NGO operating in Uganda, is currently searching for a highly qualified Maternal and Newborn Health Specialist to join their team.

Maternal and Newborn Health Specialist Job 2023 at Kampala by FHI 360

Family Health International (FHI 360) is a non-profit human development organization based in North Carolina. FHI 360 operates in more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. Established in 1971, the organization manages projects relating to family planning and reproductive health. In 1986 the organization began a worldwide response to HIV/AIDS. FHI 360’s research and programs also address malaria, tuberculosis, and other infectious and chronic diseases and international agencies, governments, foundations, research institutions, and individual donors.

Vacancy Post Name:

  • Maternal and Newborn Health Specialist – Uganda Health Activity

Number of Vacant Post

  • 01 (One)

Organization Name:

  • Family Health International (FHI 360)

Last Date to Apply

  • 05th March 2023

Job Location

  • Kampala, Uganda

Employment Type

  • Full-time

Education Requirement:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or its International Equivalent required. Master’s Degree in public health, or Obs/Gyn or health services management, and clinical background with public health training is strongly preferred.

Experience Required

  • At least four (4) years of work experience in the Uganda health system, preferably at regional or district level.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The MNH Specialist will work closely with the program team, under the leadership of the Integrated Health Service Delivery Advisor to execute the following responsibilities:

  • Develop or write technical briefs, reports, or other necessary materials to facilitate research, best practices, policies, and procedures.
  • Contribute to the learning agenda by identifying information gaps in MNH that could be filled by secondary data analysis, literature reviews, field testing of new approaches and collaborative learning events.
  • Provide overall technical direction and guidance related to evidence-based MNH programming for facility and community-level interventions, based on local and global best practices.
  • Support technical aspects of projects including staff and partner capacity building.
  • Contribute to program/project design, implementation, learning, and monitoring and evaluation through active collaboration with project teams.
  • Assist with the implementation of research studies by providing technical support and overall management to ensure coordination and field-level implementation.
  • Maintain diplomatic and high-quality interactions and clear and consistent communications internally and with partners.

Other Requirements:

  • Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO) is preferred.
  • Proven senior expertise in developing and implementing effective partnerships with partners, government entities, and donors.
  • Knowledge and proven experience in technical leadership, strategy development, and staff oversight.
  • Demonstrated leadership, management, coordination, teamwork, and planning skills, with proven ability to liaise effectively with and collaborate with diverse stakeholders, including global, regional, national, local, public and private partners.
  • Demonstrated strategic planning, systems analysis skills, staff development and capacity building experience.

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