Party Vice President, Strengthening Integrated Health Services Activity (SIHSA) – Sierra Leone

Party Vice President, Strengthening Integrated Health Services Activity (SIHSA) – Sierra Leone

Helen Keller

Declaration of perform

social gathering vp,

Strengthening Built-in Well being Companies Exercise (SIHSA)

(Freetown, Sierra Leone)

Guided by the exceptional legacy of its co-founder, Helen Keller, Helen Keller Worldwide engages with communities striving to beat lengthy cycles of poverty. By offering the constructing blocks for good well being, correct vitamin and clear imaginative and prescient, we assist tens of millions of individuals make lasting change of their lives. By working in additional than 20 nations – throughout Africa, Asia, Europe and the US – together with a worldwide group of supporters, we make sure that everybody has the chance – as Helen did – to succeed in their true potential.


The aim of USAID funding to reinforce the Built-in Well being Companies Exercise (SIHSA) in Sierra Leone is to enhance the efficiency and performance of well being methods to ship high-quality built-in well being providers, with a spotlight on the district and group stage to advertise optimum important well being behaviors to forestall illness. Well being providers embody the availability of major well being care in major well being models (PHUs), group outreach and district hospitals. The first aims of this exercise are well being system strengthening to enhance the supply of household planning, reproductive well being, maternal, new child, little one and adolescent well being (FP/RMNCAH) and high-quality malaria providers; Elevated adoption of chosen key optimum behaviors to enhance well being in chosen areas of Sierra Leone.

Place scope

The Vice-Chairman of the Occasion (DCOP) will help the Chairman of the Occasion (COP) in offering strategic and technical oversight for the promotion of Built-in Well being Companies Exercise (SIHSA) in Sierra Leone. S/he shall be chargeable for supporting the COP in workers administration, capability constructing and stakeholder engagement.

The place is anticipated to be primarily based in Freetown. This five-year place is contingent upon Helen Keller receiving funding and is anticipated to start within the spring of 2023.

particular duties

1. Main exercise in Sierra Leone

  • Help the COP in offering management, strategic and technical route, and figuring out and implementing actions to attain most influence in direction of the objectives and aims of SIHSA.
  • Handle implementing companions and oversee operations to attain SIHSA aims and obtain anticipated outcomes.

2. Computerized

  • Lead the implementation of progressive methods to attain measurable enhancements in health-related outcomes throughout the healthcare portfolio.
  • Mobilize promising instruments, finest practices and expertise to speed up progress in direction of rising uptake of well being providers.
  • Determine the coaching wants of well being officers and well being employees and help within the design and implementation of efficient interventions to construct their core competencies to enhance well being methods administration and well being service supply.
  • Guarantee supply of SIHSA actions meet all commonplace working insurance policies and procedures.
  • Help the adoption of evidence-based and context-specific well being interventions at district and group ranges.
  • Actively contribute to the technical route of SIHSA by creating methods and partnerships to extend program protection, visibility and useful resource availability.
  • Take part in communities of apply to maintain tempo with innovation and finest practices within the subject, determine alternatives for collaboration between stakeholders, attend occasions or different mechanisms to disseminate and share classes realized
  • Help well timed reporting to USAID by formal and casual debriefing, annual and semi-annual experiences, and guarantee compliance with USAID and Helen Keller pointers.

3. Administration

  • Overseeing multidisciplinary technical groups to deal with gaps in well being methods strengthening.
  • Help SIHSA workers by creating and sustaining a piece surroundings that fosters teamwork, belief and mutual respect and empowers workers to take accountability.
  • Coordinate the event, implementation and reporting of detailed administration plans which can embody implementation plans and outcomes monitoring.
  • Present monetary and operational administration that optimizes assets by sound budgets, constant monetary monitoring, and well timed reporting to USAID.

4. Illustration and coordination inside the group and different stakeholders

  • Help the COP in sustaining lively and collaborative relationships with USAID contract officers, technical help workers, associate organizations, exterior contractors, and implementers of different USAID-funded initiatives as required.
  • Symbolize SIHSA and the group in public, as indicated, and help the distribution of details about venture achievements and classes realized.

{Qualifications} / Competencies Required

  • schooling: Superior diploma (PhD or MSc) in growth research, worldwide relations, public well being, enterprise administration, social sciences, or a associated subject.
  • experience: At the very least seven years of a administration position or skilled expertise main related USAID-funded packages, ideally with direct expertise in Sierra Leone or West Africa.
  • Superior management, administration, and communication abilities to steer a multifaceted USAID-funded venture. This consists of skilled expertise in interacting with US authorities companies, host nation governments, NGOs and personal sector stakeholders and fostering new and efficient partnerships.
  • Confirmed success throughout the complete scope of venture administration: strategic program planning; work planning and budgeting; monetary, administrative, contractual administration and management; Information and expertise of USAID necessities, insurance policies and rules; Managing relationships with a number of shoppers; Oversight of program monitoring and analysis; and doc the outcomes of USAID-funded packages.
  • Glorious interpersonal abilities together with lively listening abilities, capability to speak successfully throughout cultures, and to barter successfully with inner and exterior colleagues.
  • Glorious abilities in capability constructing, workforce/administration constructing, and coordination abilities. Skill to successfully delegate duties, practice and direct workers.
  • Glorious time administration and private group abilities.
  • A transparent respect for all individuals no matter faith, race, class or gender, with a excessive stage of consolation whereas working in a various surroundings with a transparent dedication to excessive skilled moral requirements.
  • Skill to reply rapidly to altering implementation eventualities.
  • Collaborative, versatile and resolution oriented.
  • Glorious English language abilities with fluency in Kero is useful.

Find out how to apply

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Eligible candidates ought to ship their cowl letter and resume to [email protected] Purposes shall be accepted till the place is stuffed.

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