Project Officer - Luanda Angola The Project Officer will be responsible for the day-to-day planning, coordination, and implementation of direct service delivery activities at m2m project site(s) including health facilities and community geolocations. The project officer will ensure that direct service delivery activities meet established quality standards and activities are implemented in line with project workplans.
Key Performance Areas:
Programme Implementation Provide supportive supervision, technical support, and mentorship to Facility and Community Mentor Mothers (site staff) on m2m RMNCH/PMTCT and ICTT programme standards. Based on identified quality gaps, initiate the development of relevant standard operating procedures (SOPs) and improvement plans for RMNCH/PMTCT programme implementation. Support the roll-out and implementation of COVID-19 Vaccine Preparedness activities. In consultation with provincial staff, plan and coordinate programme activities e.g. stakeholder meetings, community... dialogues, etc. Plan and coordinate donor, head office personnel, Ministry of Health, and other implementing partner site visits.
Monitoring and Evaluation & Quality Assurance Together with site staff, jointly and routinely review Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement (QA/QI) programme performance reports and institute remedial actions to address any QA/QI issues, with a focus on Index Client Testing & Tracing (ICTT) and Active Client Follow-Up (ACFU). Conduct site-level routine supportive supervision, mentorship and monitoring activities on both programme and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) functions with support from the Strategic Information Officer.
Programme Administration & Reporting Prepare purchase requisitions for programme related materials (M&E tools, site supplies, etc.) Ensure prudent use of m2ms resources at project sites. Note-taking and filing of minutes of programme related meetings. Contribute relevant information for compilation of project reports Collect and prepare success stories.
Stakeholder Engagement and Representation Develop and periodically update stakeholder matrix. Support the Technical Specialist and Country Director to manage external relationships with INLS, Ministry of Health, Local CSOs and other stakeholders where required. On occasion, represent m2m Angola at facility, district, regional and national level technical meetings and forums. Perform any other duties as assigned by the line manager
Qualifications and Experience: Degree or its equivalent in Health Sciences (Clinical Medicine, Nursing, Environmental Health, Public Health) or Psychological Counselling Minimum of five years field experience in public health work with a focus on Reproductive Maternal Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH), Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT), or HIV/AIDS programming Strong technical knowledge of PMTCT/RMNCH Experience in quality assurance and quality improvement Experience with mobile health (mHealth) applications would be an advantage.
Competencies: Ability to lead, motivate, mentor and coach team. Ability to work well under pressure, manage multiple tasks and meet tight/competing deadlines independently with sound decision making. Self-motivated, analytical skills, team player and results-oriented. Excellent communication and writing skills. Ability to simplify and communicate technical issues for lay health cadres. Computer literate (MS Office suite). Fluent in English
mothers2mothers is an equal opportunity employer. We particularly encourage applications from people living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA), people with disabilities, women and previously disadvantaged people.
Competitive salary packages will be negotiable in accordance with m2ms remuneration policies Angola undefined undefined
Project Officer - Luanda Angola Mothers2mothers South Africa HQ Angola