Health Promotion Supervisor

  • Anywhere

Baghdad
2021-12-15

[Baghdad,Iraq ]

Médecins Sans Frontières is a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in crisis, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliation.

 

MSF / Baghdad Covid-19 response team is seeking for: Health Promotion Supervisor

 

Main Purpose:

In close collaboration with the HP IEC Activities Manager, implementing and supervising educational campaigns according to MSF values, standards and procedures in order to increase awareness of the targeted population and to promote prevention, treatment of Covid-19 as well as Covid vaccination.

 

 

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES

  • In 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
  • Providing 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.
  • Informing, according to protocols, community members and identified risk groups (prisons, army, sexual workers, etc.) about health-related issues
  • Organizing health awareness sessions for MSF’s medical and non-medical staff
  • Identifying 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.
  • Organizing, 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
  • Supervising, 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
  • Ensuring cleanliness of IEC (information, education and communication) areas
  • Collecting and reporting to the medical team any information linked to the health situation of the population and the patient

CONTEXT AND SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • In close collaboration with the HP manager, participating in the definition and update of the HP
  • 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 in order to reinforce the link between the communities and the project.
  • Providing 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.
  • Informing, according to protocols, community members and identified risk groups (elderly people, people with comorbidities, women etc.) about health-related issues.
  • Organizing health awareness sessions for MSF’s medical and non-medical staff
  • Identifying 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.
  • Organizing, training, and supervising the HP team (HP officers) in terms of planning and organizing their work, supporting, evaluating and coaching of personnel, collecting reports and reporting the activities of each officer and regularly visiting communities that are under his/her responsibility
  • Supervising, 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
  • Ensuring cleanliness of IEC (information, education and communication) areas
  • Collecting and reporting to the medical team any information linked to the health situation of the population and the patient
  • Willing to work with COVID patients, and complying with internal infectious disease control protocols (Necessary PPEs and trainings will be provided).

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Education

 

Essential diploma in social sciences or education/pedagogy / or social work

Completion of a training on health messages (Covid-19) is an asset

Experience

Essential working experience (1 year minimum) in health promotion activities, or training-education activities

Previous experience with MSF is an asset

Languages                                 

Local language (Arabic) and mission language (English) essential

Competencies

Computer literacy

Covid-19 key messages

Data management

Teamwork

Flexibility

Commitment

Service

Stress Management

 Applicants must submit their CVs no later than the 15th of December 2021     to  the following address:

[email protected]

stating the job title in the subject line: HP Supervisor

We strongly encourage you to submit your application as early as possible

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