21 June, 2016

Village Health Worker Program - Technical Advisor

Village Health Worker Program
Technical Advisor
Vanuatu Health Resource Mechanism
● Help transition a key Vanuatu health program
● Contract position with fixed number of days
● Port Vila based with travel to the islands
The Organisation
Consulting Vanuatu manages the Vanuatu Health Resource Mechanism (VHRM) on behalf of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade's Aid Program.
The Position
The Ministry of Health's (MoH) Village Health Worker Program (VHWP) is a key program for primary healthcare in rural and remote areas.

A Technical Adviser is sort by the MoH to support the development of a phased transition plan towards integration of the Program into the MOH. The Adviser will be required to develop strategies for strengthening management systems and leadership of the program, with explicit milestones for transition and training over a defined time period. The VHWP management will require support to manage the transition, strengthen institutional knowledge and internal systems.
Essential Selection Criteria
► Degree in Public Health, Health Promotion, Community Health or other relevant field
► Experience in working with community-based primary health care programs in Vanuatu or similar development nation context, particularly in Asia / Pacific Region
► Demonstrated experience in building the capacity of others within a Public Health setting
► Practical application of Monitoring and Evaluation concepts, terms, methodology and frameworks
► Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to contribute as effective team member
Desirable Selection Criteria
► Experience working within the Government of Vanuatu, and knowledge of the VHWP would be desirable.
► Excellent computer skills including experience with the full range of MS Office programs.
► Excellent written communication
► Able to communicate in Bislama, both written and oral
How to Apply
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