Job type : Full Time
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Doctors Without Borders, for its activities in Kumba is looking for :
HEALTH PROMOTER SUPERVISOR
ref : HP15122020)
Doctors Without Borders (DWB) is an international non-governmental medical association providing assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflict irrespective of race, religion, creed or political convictions.
We observe neutrality and impartiality in the name of universal medical ethics and the right to humanitarian assistance and claim full and unhindered freedom in the exercise of our functions.
Related with our activities we are looking for HEALTH PROMOTER SUPERVISOR
Working locations : Kumba
Type of contract : Fixed Term
Salary : According to the organisation s Salary Grid Level 7
ØIn close collaboration with the HP manager, participating in the definition and update of the HP / IEC strategy and identifying indicators in order to monitor HP activities, results, and achievements.
Supporting the HP manager in organizing and carrying out assessments and research on the impact of HP activities and identifying and reporting the constraints, difficulties or strength points of the HP strategy inside and outside the medical structures in order to reinforce the link between the communities and the project
ØProviding support in selecting and developing quality pedagogical communication strategies towards the community. Planning information campaigns, including targets, objectives, methods and goals in order to increase awareness among the targeted population.
ØInforming, according to protocols, community members and identified risk groups (prisons, army, sexual workers, etc.) about health related issues
ØOrganizing health awareness sessions for MSF's medical and non-medical staff
ØIdentifying key actors (local authorities, local NGOs, traditional healers, formal or informal authorities) and being the focal point for the networking in order to support the dissemination of health information of the target population, and be the point of reference for the relation and networking with these subjects.
ØOrganizing, training, and supervising the HP team in terms of planning and organizing their work, supporting, evaluating and coaching of personnel, collecting reports and reporting the activities of each health worker and regularly visiting communities that are under his / her responsibility
ØSupervising, in close collaboration with the HR department, the HR associated processes (recruitment, training / induction, evaluation, potential detection, development and communication) of the staff under his / her responsibility in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required
ØEnsuring cleanliness of IEC (information, education and communication) areas
ØCollecting and reporting to the medical team any information linked to the health situation of the population and the patient
Essential diploma in social sciences or education / pedagogy / or social work (OCBA)
Essential working experience in MSF (1 year minimum) in health promotion activities, or training-education activities (for OCBA it’s 2 years minimum)
Mission language and local language essential (Pidgin)
Desirable basic computer skills