Save the Children UK
TBA (000's USD)
Togdheer region, Somaliland £ 23,966 per annum 12 Month Fixed Term Contract Unaccompanied Status Ref: SSO3109
Save the Children UK has over 40 years of experience working in Somalia in the areas of emergencies, education, health, water and sanitation as well as food and livelihoods.
Save the Children UK is currently operational in Togdheer region, Somaliland contributing to the improvement of access to quality and relevant basic education services for school age children. Save the Children UK plans to expand primary health care work and, in order to realise this, SC conducted a Primary health Care need assessment in collaboration with the Somaliland Ministry of Health to better understand the health delivery system and the key factors that are positively or negatively affecting the quality and appropriate implementation of the Primary Health Care services in Somaliland in general and Togdheer region in particular.
The post holder will be responsible for identifying, designing and managing Save the Children UK’s health intervention in the area.
You will also be responsible for the provision of technical support, training and capacity building, representation and control of finance and other resources.
To be successful in this role you have health and nutrition experience gained within an international non-governmental organisation. You are a qualified health professional with excellent communication skills and have got the ability to lead, train and motivate a team
Recruitment and selection procedures and checks reflect our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
Save the Children aims to be an equal opportunities employer.
Please apply online to help reduce our costs: www.savethechildren.org.uk/jobs
Closing date: 4 May 2006