Health Regional Coordinator - MENA
|Entry into function||01/11/2022|
|Deadline||recruitment is on-going until the position is filled|
|General conditions||Expatriate contract under Swiss regulations between CHF 5’600.- and CHF 6’000.- gross /month according to experience x 13 times, Vacancy: 25 days annual leaves local accommodation and transportation, Health insurance, accident and medical repatriation insurance, return flight.|
|General description||The Health programme at Tdh works in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) and aims to reduce maternal and child mortality, as well as the prevalence of malnutrition, through the development of innovative solutions. The Health Programme focuses on high-impact interventions in the following areas: 1. Perinatal health, as this is the period in which the greatest number of mother and child deaths occur. 2. Digital health, through the deployment of decision support tools that support health workers to diagnose and treat children correctly, and which has the capacity to reach millions of beneficiaries. 3. Health system strengthening, for sustainability of our actions. The Regional Programme Coordinator for Health in MENA, based in Amman, is responsible for maximising the impact of the current programme in Afghanistan, where Tdh has been present for decades working specifically on perinatal health; and for expanding our health interventions to other countries in the region according to identified needs and opportunities. The Regional Coordinator reports to the Head of the Health Programme based at headquarters in Lausanne. He/she leads and coordinates the development and implementation of the health strategy in the region in line with institutional guidelines and the geographical context, while promoting a collegial, transparent, and efficient approach.|
The professional responsibilities of the Regional Health Coordinator include:
Higher education degree in development studies, management, international relations or other fields related to the functions of the position.
A university degree in Public Health or in a medical field will be an asset.
Proficiency in English. Arab and French an asset.
IT Knowledge :
Excellent Ability to operate Microsoft Office 365 Suite : Word, Excel & Power Point.
|Context||Terre des hommes foundation (Tdh) in Lausanne, is the leading Swiss organization for children’s aid. Through its Health, Access to Justice, and Migration programmes as well as its cross-cutting expertise on Child Protection and WASH, Tdh provides assistance to over 5 million children and their families every year in more than 30 countries worldwide. Tdh is present in 8 countries in the MENA region: Afghanistan, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Pakistan, Palestine, and Syria, working closely with regional and national partners.|
|Professional experience required||10 à 15 ans|
|Experience in NGOs required||10-15 ans|
|Level of study|