We are currently seeking to recruit a Regional Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Specialist.
|About the Role|
Plan’s Asia Regional Office (ARO) has identified maternal, neonatal, child health and nutrition as one of the key areas of strategic focus, integrated with its Early Childhood Care and Development program. All Country Offices in Asia where Plan is operational are presently implementing health and nutrition components reaching approximately 7,000 communities and 400,000 families.
The purpose of the Regional Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Specialist is to provide regional leadership and coordination in this field, grow relevant resources, and ensure excellent technical delivery of Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health (MN&CH) programmes across the country programmes in the Asia Region, especially in nutrition.
Dimensions of Role:
Typical Responsibilities - Key End Results of Position:
Maternal, Neonatal & Child Health Programming: A quality MN&CH program is strategically developed in selected Plan’s Offices with emphasis on cost effective and appropriate interventions in the country. Nutrition will be an important dimension of the programme that cuts across maternal, neonatal and child health.
Activities will include;
Knowledge Management – MN&CH related documentation is accessible and disseminated internally and externally in a user-friendly manner:
Representation and Advocacy: Plan has a high profile regionally as a champion for the key aspects of Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health through messaging that shows the impacts on long-term development outcomes for young people
Dealing with Problems:
Communications and Working Relationships:
Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours Required to Achieve Role’s Objectives:
Language: Fluent in English
Travel: Frequent travel within and outside the region, sometimes to remote areas (50%)
Location: Hanoi, Vietnam
Type of Role: 5 year fixed term contract
Reports to: Regional Director
Salary: US$50,000 to $65,000 per annum plus full expat benefits.
Closing Date: Wednesday 11th July 2012
This is an accompanied position and a full relocation package will be available.
References will be taken and background and anti-terrorism checks will be carried out in conformity with Plans Child Protection Policy. Plan operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all areas of the international community.
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Regional Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Specialist