Health Advisor H/F
|Entry into function||01/11/2022|
|Deadline||recruitment is on-going until the position is filled|
|General conditions||Salary between CHF 6’300.-and CHF 7’500.- gross x 13 depending on the level of experience.|
|General description||Terre des hommes foundation (Tdh) focuses on developing and strengthening health interventions to improve the conditions of the most vulnerable children around the world and to make a sustainable systemic change. In the frame of its Health Programme, Tdh works to improve access to good quality primary health care for children and their mothers with three defined priorities: perinatal health, digital health, and health systems strengthening. Tdh’s interventions on health contribute to the preparedness and resilience of local communities to respond to acute and protracted crises.|
Position Start Date : November 1st, 2022
Main Responsibilities :
The objective of this post is to support the Health Programme to reinforce Tdh’s position as a renowned international actor in Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (MNCH). Under the supervision of the Health Deputy Manager, the Health Advisor contributes with the definition and execution of health activities according to Tdh’s strategy and country needs, providing technical guidance in relevant health areas (perinatal health, child health, and nutrition), humanitarian and development contexts, as well as in project cycle and knowledge management.
Specific Responsibilities :
Professional degree in nursing, medicine, or related health field. A post-graduate degree in public health or health management would be an asset.
Experience of at least 2 years on implementation of MNCH projects, in both development and humanitarian contexts.
Experience on the implementation of project cycle management, from proposal writing to reporting.
Competencies / Soft Skills :
Organized, independent, and pro-active.
Good communication skills.
Team worker able to work in a matrix structure.
Problem solving and strategic thinking.
Ability to work under pressure in a multicultural and challenging environment.
Collaborative attitude inside and outside the health programme.
Interpersonal skills, including integrity, good judgment, and diplomacy.
Languages : Excellent oral and written skills in French and English.
Absolute mastery of the usual office automation tools.
|Context||Terre des hommes (Tdh) is Switzerland's largest child relief organisation. Since 1960, Tdh has been helping to build a better future for disadvantaged children and their communities through innovative and sustainable solutions. Present in 38 countries with an operational budget of over 90 million Swiss francs, Tdh works with local and international partners to develop and implement projects in the field which improve the daily lives of over four million children and their families in the fields of health, protection and emergency.|
|Professional experience required||2-5 ans|
|Experience in NGOs required||2-5 ans|
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