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Technical Director, Humanitarian Health

  • Contractor
  • Dakar Senegal
  • TBD USD / Year
  • World Vision profile

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.

World Vision

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

World Vision is seeking a Technical Director: Humanitarian Health for the Gavi RAISE 4 Sahel project which works with partners in the humanitarian space to reach zero-dose children and missed communities in these settings, which include areas plagued by conflict, across the Sahel.

Here’s where you come in:

As the Technical Director: Humanitarian Health, you will provide guidance and overall technical health guidance and enhance the Rise for Sahel (R4S) staff and operational capacity, ensuring programme quality. You will support partners to reach zero dose children in missed communities in the Sahel region affected by conflict and displacement.

You will support and facilitate the successful implementation of the multi country GAVI funding project through providing technical advice and leadership and assuring quality of programming in all operational Field Offices to reach zero dose and under vaccinated children. You will support programme revisions based on context and donor priorities and collaborate with field and Project Management Unit (PMU to ensure sound monitoring and evaluation systems in place. You will support MEAL and operational staff at the country level and collaborate with all other departments through the program management unit, and the regional Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs (HEA) team. You will support the quality of the humanitarian response within the programme, according to World Vision and international standards.

Requirements include:

  • Master of Public Health or relevant medical degree
  • Certificate in humanitarian programming/principles
  • Training in data analysis (Qualitative and Quantitative) e.g. SPSS, NVivo etc.
  • Professional qualification in medical health and nutrition field (e.g. Medical Dr, Nurse, Midwife)
  • At least 5 years work experience in technical advisory roles in humanitarian contexts with NGOs or UN
  • Excellent professional working knowledge of English and French (speaking and writing)
  • The position to be based in Dakar with up to 50% travel to operational field offices

How to apply

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position and apply online by the application deadline of 31 MAR 2024. (Applications may close sooner if and when the right candidate is found).

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org. Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.

deadline: 31-Mar-24

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