Plan International Zambia
Posted Job
5 months ago

Reproductive, Mental, Newborn and Child Health Specialist

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-governmental organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it is girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries. Safeguarding children and young people is key in all that we do.

Working in Zambia since 1996, Plan International Zambia’s development and capacity building programmes focus primarily on Education, Health, Water and Sanitation, Economic Security and Youth Empowerment, including Child Protection and Participation. Plan International Zambia has Programme Areas in; Central, Luapula, and Eastern Provinces including in Lusaka, where the Country Office is located.

Nutrition project. The program aims to reach men, adolescents, women of reproductive age, and PLHIV with high-quality private sector health services. To achieve this goal, the program aims to achieve the following objectives:

  • Objective 1: Stimulate demand for health products and services and increase the adoption of healthy behaviors
  • Objective 2: Sustainably expand availability and accessibility of high-quality health services in the private sector
  • Objective 3: Sustainably expand availability and accessibility of priority health products Objective 4: Strengthen the enabling environment for private sector health actors

Plan International Zambia is looking for experienced, innovative, motivated, self-starter individuals to fill the following position:

  • Reproductive, Mental, Newborn and Child Health Specialist: ( Eastern, Luapula, Muchinga & Southern Province)

Qualifications:

  • BA required and degree in human development, nutrition, public health (MPH, MSc, MA) or in social sciences preferred
  • at least three years of experience implementing family planning, maternal, newborn and child health programs
  • fluency in English required
  • Experience working on US Grant projects is strongly preferred

Method of Application

To apply, kindly send through your application letter and CV, clearly stating the job title of interest kindly note that only candidates who meet the above specifications and competencies should apply enclosing their CVs, and photocopies of their relevant academic qualifications. Day time telephone and/or mobile contacts should be clearly indicated. Applications should reach the undersigned: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Apply to:

The Country Human Resource Manager,

Plan International Zambia,

Private Bag 518X, RW,

Lusaka.

Application deadline
20 May 15:00

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