Deadline: Ongoing

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is seeking to fill the role of Mental Health care Navigation Team (MHNT) Leader.

IRC is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development non-governmental organisation.

Responsibilities

  • Plan team movement and ensure all service package components of the MHNT are delivered
  • Specifically take charge of adult and under-five medical consultation and nutrition service package, supported by the two health extension workers
  • Handle all quarterly supply issues
  • Responsible for vehicle utilisation, administrative management including fuel and travels
  • Ensure the link between the team and the zonal/woreda administration, WoHo and service recipient community
  • Attend necessary meetings within the woreda during emergencies, planning, responding and monitoring
  • Ensure other team members are doing correct tally, recording, registering and filling
  • Verify, compile and share complete timely reports to woreda and regional data manager
  • Communicate any shortfalls (programmatic and administrative issues to SRHB and/or supporting partners)

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health/MD degree
  • Three years, minimum, of work experience for bachelor’s degree holders, two years for master’s degree holders, and one year for MD holders
  • Basic supervisory/managerial skills with strong interpersonal skills
  • NGO experience in handling emergency health response (preferable)
  • Demonstrable experience in working with communities in participatory approaches and capacity building of health centres
  • Ability to plan, organise, and supervise implementation of emergency health response projects
  • Good technical and report writing skills with computer skills and knowledge
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work under pressure in remote areas and understanding of the cultural context of the local area

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: IRC

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