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Health Promoter Supervisor at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) – France – Humanitarian Jobs

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Health Promoter Supervisor at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) – France


Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is a private, not-for-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in distress, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliation.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Health Promoter Supervisor

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Location: Katsina
Contract: Fixed Term Contract during Malaria Peak / 208 working hours per month

Main Purpose

  • Implementing and supervising educational campaigns according to MSF values, standards and procedures in order to increase awareness of the targeted population and to promote prevention and treatment of diseases.

Job Description

  • Supporting the HP manager in organizing and carrying out assessments and research on the impact of HP activities and identifying and reporting the constraints, difficulties or strength points of the HP strategy inside and outside the medical structures in order to reinforce the link between the communities and the project.
  • Providing support in selecting and developing quality pedagogical communication strategies towards the community.
  • Planning information campaigns, including targets, objectives, methods and goals in order to increase awareness among the targeted population.
  • Informing, according to protocols, community members about health-related issues
  • Organizing health awareness sessions for MSF’s medical and non-medical staff
  • Identifying key actors and being the focal point for the networking in order to support the dissemination of health information of the target population and be the point of reference for the relation and networking with these subjects.
  • Organizing, training, and supervising the HP team in terms of planning and organizing their work, supporting, evaluating and coaching of personnel, collecting reports and reporting the activities of each health worker and regularly visiting communities that are under his/her responsibility
  • Supervising, in close collaboration with the HR department, the HR associated processes (recruitment, training/induction, evaluation, potential detection, development and communication) of the staff under his/her responsibility in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required
  • Ensuring cleanliness of IEC (information, education and communication) areas
  • Collecting and reporting to the medical team any information linked to the health situation of the population and the patient.

Requirements
Education:

  • Essential Diploma in Social Sciences, Public Health or Education / Pedagogy.

Experience:

  • 1 year experience in health promotion activities in MSF or other NGOs, or 2 years minimum training education activities

Languages:

  • Essential fluent in English and Hausa.

Knowledge:

  • Basic computer skills are mandatory (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Competencies:

  • Results and Quality Orientation
  • Teamwork and Cooperation
  • Behavioral Flexibility
  • Commitment to MSF Principles
  • Stress Management.

Application Closing Date
1st June, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • Only successful applicants will be called for the next steps and are obligated to disclose any information about family member(s) currently in the employ of MSF-France in any location.
  • No monetary transactions, neither demands of favors in kind, nor other types of favoritism will be tolerated in the MSF recruitment process.
  • MSF reserves the right to refuse hiring a candidate having benefitted from any such acts. All illicit demands may be pursued through the judicial system.
  • MSF is an equal opportunity employer and encourages any Nigerian citizen to apply irrespective of race, gender, religion, creed, political affiliation.
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