Technical Health Advisor


Organisation: Save the Children International (Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre)
Date limite de candidature: 26/10/2018
Type d'offre: Contrat à durée déterminée
Volume de travail: Temps plein
Fonction: Autre
Lieu de l'emploi: Bamako
Pays: Mali


The role

Save the Children International is a 'dual mandate' organisation that seeks to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and create lasting change in children's lives. The Technical Health Advisor is a member of the PDQ team ; his/her role is ensure that all Health interventions are of a high technical quality, that monitoring processes are in place, that high quality timely reporting occurs, and that the programme quality and relevance is continually assessed and solutions quickly put in place for a change of context.

The Technical Advisor is to:
•Provide strategic technical support to the country programme and technical support to Managers in the field offices.
•Support the quality, design and delivery of Save the Children's Health programming in Mali.
•Oversee high quality and timely reporting
•Represent Save the Children in relevant meetings
•Initiate, lead, advise, support and optimise the contribution of the Mali programmes to Save the Children global health-related breakthrough and campaigns
•Overall, the incumbent will be responsible for the development of quality country-level interventions in the thematic areas of health.

Profil recherché

•Post graduate, Master or equivalent field experience in health, nutrition or related field
•5 Years' experience at international level in technical support and/or programme management
•Direct experience of planning, implementing and measuring the impact of health, hunger reduction or other related programmes
•Successful track record of developing large-scale proposals (1M USD and above) and securing funding from donors
•Clear commitment to, and experience of, developing and coaching staff, combined with the ability to give direct actionable feedback.
•Successfully working with minimal administrative support.
•Inter-personal skills to influence and guide Field and other senior managers in identifying programming opportunities and resolving programme and campaign challenges, and to work in a collaborative manner within the Country Leadership Team .
•Ability to analyse information, evaluate options and to think and plan strategically.
•Credibility to represent the organization to regional bodies and donors.
•Commitment to the values and mission of Save the Children.
•Ability to speak and write clear English and French (French being the working language in Mali).
•Ability to travel to the field, which is expected to be 50% of the work

•Experience of Save the Children's programmes.