Thursday, December 9, 2010

NGO Vacancy - Save the Children

Save the Children is a leading nonprofit humanitarian relief and
development organization working in more than 45 countries throughout
the world. Our mission is to create lasting, positive change in the
lives of children in need. Currently Save the Children has an immediate
need for experienced staffs to be a part of our Maternal Child Health
Integrated Program (MCHIP) team and start immediately in Bireun up to
December 2012.

The Project Background:

MCHIP's global strategy is to accelerate the reduction of maternal,
newborn, and child (MNCH) mortality in 30 USAID priority countries. In
Indonesia MCHIP, a consortium led by JHPEGIO, aims to accelerate the
reduction of maternal neonatal morbidity and mortality toward
achievement of MDG's 4 and 5. The program objective is to increase
utilization of quality district based integrated MNCH services, and
practice of health maternal and neonatal behaviors. This 18 month
project will achieve its objective by improving practices at the
community level, improving clinical services from along the home to
hospital continuum and improving management of the district health
system. MCHIP will work and within the districts of Bireuen, Kutai Timur
and Serang. Save the Children is responsible for the technical on
newborn health and community programs, as well as program implementation
for District Bireun.

The position needed as follow:

1. CCM, C-KMC Implementation, Governance and Advocacy Specialist
(Code: CCM Spec-MCHIP) - 1 post based in Bireun

The CCM, C-KMC Implementation, Governance and Advocacy Specialist, based
in Bireun will be responsible for ensuring implementation of all CCM and
c-KMC activities in accordance with global best practices and MCHIP
plan. In addition s/he will be responsible for ensuring that key
decision makers and stakeholders at the district and provincial level
remain supportive of its implementation. She/he will ensure all capacity
building for CCM and C-KMC implementation in Puskesmas and community
level is conducted according to global best practices. In close
coordination with Jakarta based technical team leader for
community/newborn health and the Bireun District Program Manager design
and monitor implementation of CCM and C-KMC both in Puskesmas and
community level. The person will also develop training/IEC/job aids for
CCM and C-KMC, including organization of all
workshops/trainings/meetings, quality assurance for all translations,
facilitating communication for all stakeholders involved and provide
technical assistance to MCHIP project staff to ensure they have the
technical capacity to support puskesmas, kaders, and bidan to implement
CCM and C-KMC activities according to global best practices.


* Education : Doctor of Medicine, Midwife.

* Work Experience :

* At least 3 years experience in community based MNCH
implementation, 1 year advocacy experience in district and provincial
level and 2 years of working on a donor funded program

* Skills :

* In depth knowledge of MNCH

* In depth knowledge of CCM and C-KMC implementation design

* Excellent facilitation skills

* Excellent written and spoken English and Bahasa Indonesia

* Demonstrated ability to write high quality reports and other
project documents

* Excellent communication skill especially to goverment and
stake holders

* Proven ability to work in a multi-cultural team environment.

Due to urgent need, applications will be reviewed on a daily basis and
candidates may be interviewed and position filled before the closing
date. Updated CV and application letter should be sent to . Please fill the 'subject' column of
the e-mails in this format: code of the position - your name
<...>. Closing date for application is 10 (ten) days after this
advertisement (Only short-listed candidates will be notified).

All recruitment practices and procedures reflect SC's commitment to
protecting children from abuse

Qualified women encouraged to apply

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