Country: Philippines
Organization: Action Against Hunger USA
Closing date: 18 Mar 2022

Duration : 6 months – for pooling
Start date : 01-Apr-2022

You’ll contribute to ending world hunger by …

will lead and support the targeted typhoon affected communities who are in critical need in terms of health, nutrition, protection, mental and psychosocial support as well as those who requires official documents to avail most need humanitarian assistance. The planned activities will be implemented in close coordination with the consortium coordinator and consortium partners.

Key activities in your role will include

Objective 1: Improve access and utilization of Primary Health Care facilities in TY Odette affected areas

Support and ensure inclusive participation and effective coordination with local health authorities and affected communities related to repair and rehabilitation of health facilities to identify needs, resources, and roles to implement health results
Support the project engineers in conducting health facilities and risk assessments in areas damaged by TY Odette this include identification and replacements of small medical equipment, commodities, and supplies for health/nutrition activities
Support the project team in conducting market assessment for the replacement of small medical equipment, commodities, and supplies
Support coordination, planning, and distribution of the replacement of health/nutrition items upon completion of repair and rehabilitation of health facilities
Mobilization of communities for the re-opening and turn-over of repaired and rehabilitated health care facilities
Identify other forms of support to ensure compliance to COVID-19 health protocols, IPC, and access to WASH-related to repair and rehabilitation of health care facilities.
Prepare the documents for turn-over of repaired and rehabilitated health facilities
Collect and update data on access and utilization of health services by beneficiaries.

Objective 2: Effective Coordination, collaboration, and synergies with other sectors and humanitarian actors

Ensure planned activities are closely coordinated and consulted with local health service providers, community leaders, and clusters
Coordinate and ensure AAH’s sectoral interventions/activities are complementing each other
Ensure tools and approaches are standardized across the consortium related to health results e.g. tool to collect data on access and utilization of primary health services

Objective 3: Ensure proper monitoring and reporting of activities

Report to the Head of Project issues and challenges faced in the field and implement the activities and context related issues affecting the planned activities
Ensuring the quality of the data collected from the field
Make suggestions/recommendations to HOP on readjusting the program based on the results and the context, as needed
Coordinate with local health authorities and monitor access and utilization of repaired and rehabilitated facilities

Do you meet the profile required criteria?

University/college graduate in Nursing, Public Health, Nutrition, or other relevant health and social sciences degrees, and technical qualification
Technical knowledge in Primary Health Care, COVID-19, RCEE and Health Promotion in emergencies
Familiarity with Health humanitarian standards e.g. Sphere
Mobilization and support to health activities in emergencies
Familiarity with the local health system structure during emergencies including equipment, supplies, and commodities
Create space for inclusive participation of affected communities, particularly for vulnerable groups
Familiarity with the local culture, ability to develop respect from a wide range of people and strong ability to communicate on health matters
Experience of at least 1 year in a similar position
Excellent English and Filipino language. Can confidently converse in Cebuano or Bohol’s local dialects is an advantage
IT systems: With good working knowledge on how to use Microsoft Office package e.g. Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook and TEAMS

Our remuneration package:

Compensation: based on Action Against Hunger grid.
Benefits: health insurance, accident and life insurance, leave entitlement, government-mandated benefits
Project-basaed Employment

How to apply:

Interested candidates meeting the requirements should apply to the link provided below on or before 18 March 2022.**

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview by the HR Department.

Note. – Given the urgency of this position, the vacancy may close on or before the deadline.

Action against Hunger provides equal opportunities to candidates regardless of their origin, nationality, race, gender, regional and sexual orientation. This vision aims to integrate equal treatment and opportunities among females and men in all HR processes and policies within the organization.

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