Job at Save the Children : 8 Positions available (Deadline: 20 , 27 March 2018)

Job at Save the Children : 8 Positions available  (Deadline: 20 , 27 March 2018)


Job at Save the Children : 8 Positions available (Deadline: 20 , 27 March 2018)

Job at Save the Children : Project Manager (Deadline: 27 March 2018)

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Rwanda Country Programme, Kigali Rwanda

BACKGROUND:

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We work together, with partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. Save the Children works in thirty districts in Rwanda with a current staff complement of approximately 180 staff.

SC Rwanda Country Office seeks to hire qualified, committed and experienced staff to fill the following position:

Position:                                         Project Manager

Place of work:                                Kigali, Rwanda

Report to:                                       Country Director

Staff directly reporting to this:    TBD

Post:                                                1

Time Frame:                                    Fixed term (Approximately 4 years)

Tentative start date:                      ASAP

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

Level 3:  the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work with country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing programs with direct contact with children.

Health and Safety

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.

ROLE PURPOSE: 

The Project Director will provide leadership, strategic direction and operational management and oversight for a large scale and complex programme. They will be responsible for the coordination and oversight of the project consortium (led by Save the Children) and accountable for its performance and delivery of results.

They will ensure the quality of the programme, including through capacity building and development of staff and partners, the oversight of technical assistance, effective monitoring and evaluation and the establishment of a culture of accountability, learning and continual improvement.  They will ensure effective partnerships and relationships with relevant Line ministries and a wide range of actors at National level and will represent the project and consortium externally. They will ensure direct accountability to the donor, including satisfying all contractual obligations to ensure work is delivered on time and within budget.

The post holder should have significant experience and a proven record of accomplishment in leading and managing large scale and complex development programmes in similar contexts, including experience of consortia and partner management, contract management and staff development.

Dimensions of the programme:

The programme will deliver significant and sustainable change to improve learning, development, and long-term opportunities for children in Rwanda.  It is expected that the project will focus particularly on the role of parental support in early childhood development from birth through to entry to primary school. The programme will build institutional and technical capacity and generate significant evidence and learning. Whilst the programme design and delivery will reflect the intersectoral nature of early childhood development the nature of integration in relation to areas such as nutrition and WASH is yet to be specified.

It is anticipated that the programme will be a £10-£20million four-year contract and will include implementation of activities at both National and at local level covering 16 districts in Rwanda.

It is anticipated the programme will be delivered by a consortium of 2-4 experience international and local partners led by Save the Children alongside other supporting organisations.

Key external relationships: It is anticipated key external relationship will include relevant line ministries, research institutions, other development partners, and donors

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

  • Lead and manage all programme related strategic liaison in Rwanda with government, donors, and consortium partners. Manage relationships to ensure ongoing programme performance and quality assurance.
  • Identify and effectively manage all key risks related to the programme and proactively address any issues which may hinder effective project delivery
  • Oversee the expenditures within budgets in accordance with all relevant policies and procedures
  • Ensure that, through its management and delivery, the programmes represent Value for Money and that this can be effectively demonstrated to the donor and other stakeholders
  • Play an active role in the coaching and mentoring of both Save the Children staff and those of partners
  • Ensuring programme is generating and adapting to ongoing learning
  • Actively coordinate with the Program Implementation and Program Development and Quality teams to ensure the project is linked with and contributing to the overall country platform.
  • Design and implement national staff development plans to build national staff capacity
  • Ensure the programme is delivering results and meets or exceeds agreed targets. To include reviewing cross-partner programme performance data and programme management arrangements on a monthly basis, identifying and agreeing residual actions, mitigation activities and influencing consortium partners to ensure partner performance is maintained.
  • Proactive identification of technical support requirements for all areas of the programme. This will include, but will not be limited to the development of a cash transfer mechanism, Monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning, ensuring that the programme achieves technical excellence, embedding continuous improvements in operational aspects of programmes.
  • Inspire, lead and motivate programme teams to deliver on objectives.
  • Ensure that the project is appropriately staffed across Save the Children and partner members, including the appropriate combination of expertise across technical and operational areas
  • Develop programme systems that are flexible and responsive to changing demands.
  • Ensure that an effective monitoring system is in place for achieving prior agreed targets in relation to programme activities, budget allocations and financial expenditures, ensuring that value for money can be effectively demonstrated to the donor
  • Identify and effectively manage all key risks related to the programme
  • Ensure the effective and efficient use of all Save the Children resources in order to keep costs low and ensure safety in the workplace.
  • Comply with the requirements of Save the Children’s Child Safeguarding Policy to ensure maximum protection for children.

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)

Accountability:

  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving results together with children and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved
  • Creates a managerial environment in-country to lead, enable and maintain our culture of child safeguarding

Ambition:

  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for self and team, takes responsibility for own personal development and encourages team to do the same
  • Widely shares personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future oriented, thinks strategically and on a global scale

Collaboration:




  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with own team, colleagues, members, donors and partners
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to

Creativity:

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:

  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency
  • Always acts in the best interests of children

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Essential:

  • Masters or PhD in Education or related field
  • Proven ability to manage large and complex contracts from institutional donors with substantial experience of managing multi-agency/ partner programmes. Experience with DFID funding preferable.
  • Demonstrable track record of meeting or exceeding programme targets, while maintaining technical quality.
  • Ability to represent Save the Children and the project at a strategic level and engage and influence key stakeholders at all levels.
  • Demonstrated experience of working with national level government structures, national NGO’s, and/or local communities
  • Self-motivated and results orientated.
  • Highly numerate with demonstrable experience of data analysis and reporting tools.
  • Experience in management of finance and budget monitoring and risk management.
  • Highly diplomatic and emotionally intelligent with strong oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Substantial experience of guiding and leading strong teams in a multicultural context with a focus on coaching and mentoring
  • Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy-in
  • Commitment to Save the Children’s aims, values and principles

Desirable:

  • Substantial experience of working and living in the region, ideally with professional experience in Rwanda
  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda

CHILD SAFEGUARING POLICY:

Any employee, consultant, contractor or the supplier undertaking an activity on behalf of SCI must sign the Child Safeguarding – Declaration of Acceptance Form] and comply with the SCIs Child Safeguarding Policy which is a statement of SCI’s commitment to preventing abuse and protecting children with whom it comes into contact.

  • This extends not only to children with whom SCI and its partners work directly, but also includes children whom staff are responsible for.  SCI believes that the situation of children must be improved through the promotion of their rights supported and demonstrated by all members of staff. Save the Children International’s Code of Conduct sets out the standards which all staff members must adhere to.

Interested candidates should send an application letter plus updated Curriculum Vitae in English, including 3 names of professional referees to HR-Rwanda@savethechildren.org. The deadline for receiving applications is March 27th 2018.

                                *Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




Job at Save The Children:  IKEA SFC Project Officer (3 positions)   (Deadline: 20 March 2018)

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Rwanda Country Programme, Kigali Rwanda

BACKGROUND:

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We work together, with partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. Save the Children works in thirty districts in Rwanda with a current staff complement of approximately 180 staff.

SC Rwanda Country Office seeks to hire qualified, committed and experienced national staff to fill the following position:

Position:                                         IKEA SFC Project Officer (3 positions)

Place of work:                                Kirehe, Nyarugenge and Burera

Report to:                                       N/A

Staff directly reporting to this:    VFS Project Coordinator

Staff directly interacting with this post: Child Protection staff, Education Staff, MEAL staff, Support Services (Logs, Admin and Finance)

Post:                                                3

Time Frame:                                  Open

Tentative start date:                     ASAP

Child Safeguarding:

Level 1 – the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people.

Health and Safety

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.

ROLE PURPOSE: 

To Implement the VSF Project deliverables in schools and Communities of Assigned Districts.

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

  • Organise and facilitate trainings of teachers and other school personnel on Positive discipline& Literacy
  • Accompanying the trained teachers and school personnel in the process of implementing positive disciple and Literacy activities in schools and homes;
  • Organise community and school based campaigns aiming at raising awareness on Positive Discipline and Literacy Promotion.
  • Facilitate the empowerment of children and SGAC members to prevent and manage VAC and SGBV in target schools;
  • Provide ongoing advice and support to primary school teachers in the implementation of the learning from the training sessions through classroom observation and Peer Leaning Circles.
  • Supervise and mentor trained teachers SEOs and HTs members to develop activity plans and monitor the implementation;
  • Facilitate the establishing of gender responsive CP systems and reporting channels in target schools.
  • Collaborate with local authorities to ensure the smooth implementation of the project;
  • Ensure timely progress reports comprising best practices, lessons learned, case studies are produced and submitted to project coordinator;
  • Sharing experiences in terms of success, and challenges with Other VFS Officers;
  • Ensure that all beneficiaries of Violence-free Schools are receiving ongoing, age-appropriate verbal or written information in relevant languages about Save the Children’s Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.
  • Highlight early to the VFS Project Coordinator and Manager any potential constraints to the sustainability of Literacy Boost and Positive Discipline activities;
  • Represent Save the Children in relevant District meetings and events.

 Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning

  • Provide feedbacks on monthly action plan tracker and accountability databases to the Basic Education program coordinator/manager, take relevant measures to implement action points.
  • Develop, in collaboration with MEAL staff, school-monitoring tools.
  • Provide their monthly activity plan to MEAL focal person of their project for field monitoring
  • Monitor progress of the project against agreed project targets and indicators;
  • Collect and manage complaints and feedback in close coordination with MEAL team;
  • Ensure complaint responses are provided to complainants on a timely manner and collect their feedback after response is provided
  • Share case studies, human interest stories, documentaries and other related materials with Basic Education programme coordinator/manager or MEAL Unit
  • Identify and document key lessons learned from the project, including success stories;

Child Safeguarding

Ensure that all beneficiaries of your programme are receiving ongoing, age-appropriate verbal or written information in relevant languages about Save the Children’s Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)

Accountability:

  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved

Ambition:

  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for her/himself (and her/his team), takes responsibility for her/his own personal development and encourages others to do the same
  • Widely shares her/his personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically.

Collaboration:

  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with her/his team, colleagues, members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to

Creativity:

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:

Honest, encourages openness and transparency

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

    • Degree level in education, Social Sciences, , and any other related field;
    • Very Good knowledge of the Education system in Rwanda; preferably in Literacy promotion
    • Experience in Child Protection and/or Child Rights Governance related matters.
    • Demonstrable skills and experience in project implementation, preferable having worked with NGOs



  • Ability to develop constructive relationships with a wide range of partners, including children, teachers, communities and local authorities;
  • Very Strong experience in facilitating training sessions;
  • Proven ability to deliver projects in line with proposals, budgets and timelines;
  • Willingness to be self-sufficient with regard to transport;
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills;

CHILD SAFEGUARING POLICY:

Any employee, consultant, contractor or the supplier undertaking an activity on behalf of SCI must sign the Child Safeguarding – Declaration of Acceptance Form] and comply with the SCIs Child Safeguarding Policy which is a statement of SCI’s commitment to preventing abuse and protecting children with whom it comes into contact.

  • This extends not only to children with whom SCI and its partners work directly, but also includes children whom staff are responsible for.  SCI believes that the situation of children must be improved through the promotion of their rights supported and demonstrated by all members of staff. Save the Children International’s Code of Conduct sets out the standards which all staff members must adhere to.

Interested candidates should send an application letter plus updated Curriculum Vitae in English, including 3 names of professional referees to HR-Rwanda@savethechildren.org. The deadline for receiving applications is March 20th 2018.

                                *Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



Job at Save the Children: ASRH Officer (Deadline: 27 March 2018)

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Rwanda Country Programme, Kigali Rwanda

BACKGROUND:

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We work together, with partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. Save the Children works in thirty districts in Rwanda with a current staff complement of approximately 180 staff.

SC Rwanda Country Office seeks to hire qualified, committed and experienced national staff to fill the following position:

Position:                                       ASRH Officer

Place of work:                              Kirehe

Reports directly to:                     Health and Nutrition Manager

Staff directly reporting to this:   None

Post:                                              1

Time Frame:                                 Open ended

Tentative start date:                    ASAP

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

Level 3 – The responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people.

Health and Safety

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.

ROLE PURPOSE:

The ASRH Officer, will work together with the ASRH – HIV/AIDS and TB health team to contribute in the improvement of the Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health for youth living in MAHAMA II Refugee Camp.

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSABILITIES:

    • Ensure efficient daily management of equipment and material under its responsibility
    • Chairing and organizing weekly and monthly meetings insurance service quality
    • Prepare schedules rooster in his department
    • Check punctuality and discipline of ASRH volunteers
    • Manage print necessary for the proper implementation of the activities of the service.
    • Manage the stock of service and establish the necessary requisitions for service
    • Plan and coordinate IEC health education of the clients.
    • Supervise ASRH volunteers working under his authority.
    • Do everything else asks by his supervisor at the work
    • Respect of values and taboos as being developed in the internal rules and regulations of the hospital
    • Participate in elaboration and analysis of annual action plan.
    • Participate in the meetings and other activities Planned by institution
    • Provide voluntary confidential counselling and testing (VCT) at YFS level.
    • Prepare and organize male circumcision of adolescents and young boys
    • Provide ASRH services at youth Friendly Space
    • Organize and conduct campaigns related to ASRH
    • Present once a month the data related to the programs during the coordination meeting
    • To organize campaign about male circumcision, STIs, HIV/AIDS prevention and SGBV prevention
    • Organize community dialogue meeting with partners, religious and community leaders to introduce ASRH services/ Youth friendly corners and mobilize their support
    • Provide Family planning services as per protocols and Rwandan guidelines
    • Participate in provision of one to one health education to all adolescents and youth during consultation and services delivery
    • Providing health education at the reproductive health at Youth Friendly Space level
    • Explain to the FP clients all the methods available and allow them to make personal choices.



  • Screening all the FP clients for STI and other medical complications
  • Make sure that youth friendly spaces are functional
  • To implement the current plan of action and make follow up
  • To train adolescent and young people on Reproductive Health
  • Carry out implementation mechanisms regarding department quality improvement plan
  • Compliance with standards, norms, policy and procedures within his/her department under responsibility
  • Be a key person for departmental volunteers and clients orientation
  • Set mechanisms for improvement through data analysis of her/his unity
  • Other tasks provided by the line manager.
  • Reporting timely any challenge related to the further management of the clients
  • To carry out Weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual report

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)

Accountability:

  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving results together with children and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved
  • Creates a managerial environment in-country to lead, enable and maintain our culture of child safeguarding

Ambition:

  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for self and team, takes responsibility for own personal development and encourages team to do the same
  • Widely shares personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future oriented, thinks strategically and on a global scale

Collaboration:

  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with own team, colleagues, members, donors and partners
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to

Creativity:

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:

  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency
  • Always acts in the best interests of children

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE AND ATTRIBUTES

Qualifications

  • A qualified Registered Midwife/Nurse with 2 years’ experience, licensed National Council of Nursing and Midwifery (Rwanda).
  • Have a recognized Midwife/Nursep0 working license from the National Council of Nursing
  • Excellent liaison abilities and good communication skills (French, Kiswahili and English preferred).
  • Willingness to work in resource poor environment and be culturally sensitive.
  • Ability to produce basic reports in English
  • Ability to work in a remote area
  • Excellent liaison abilities and good communication skills (French, Kiswahili and English preferred)
  • More than 2 years of experience of working in remote health center will be an added value
  • Organisation and hygiene skills, knowledge and behaviour.
  • Computer knowledge (Microsoft office, M.S Word, MS Excel, …..

CHILD SAFEGUARING POLICY:

Any employee, consultant, contractor or the supplier undertaking an activity on behalf of SCI must sign the Child Safeguarding – Declaration of Acceptance Form] and comply with the SCIs Child Safeguarding Policy which is a statement of SCI’s commitment to preventing abuse and protecting children with whom it comes into contact.

  • This extends not only to children with whom SCI and its partners work directly, but also includes children whom staff are responsible for.  SCI believes that the situation of children must be improved through the promotion of their rights supported and demonstrated by all members of staff. Save the Children International’s Code of Conduct sets out the standards which all staff members must adhere to.

Interested candidates should send an application letter plus updated Curriculum Vitae in English, including 3 names of professional referees to HR-Rwanda@savethechildren.org. The deadline for receiving applications is March 27th 2018.

                                *Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



Job at Save the Children:  Laboratory Technician (Deadline: 27 March 2018)

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Rwanda Country Programme, Kigali Rwanda

BACKGROUND:

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We work together, with partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. Save the Children works in thirty districts in Rwanda with a current staff complement of approximately 180 staff.

SC Rwanda Country Office seeks to hire qualified, committed and experienced national staff to fill the following position:

Position:                                       Laboratory Technician

Place of work:                              Kirehe

Reports directly to:                     Head of Laboratory of SCI Health Center

Reports indirectly to:                  Clinical Lead of SCI Health Center

Staff directly reporting to this:   None

Post:                                              1

Time Frame:                                 Open ended

Tentative start date:                    ASAP

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

Level 3 – The responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people.

Health and Safety

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.

ROLE PURPOSE:

The Laboratory Technician will work to contribute to an improvement in the overall health of the targeted refugee population of Mahama Camp through the provision of quality laboratory services.

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSABILITIES:

Within delegated authority, the Laboratory Technician will be responsible for the following duties:




  • Provide technical support to the Head of Laboratory:
  • Regularly  perform preventive maintenance   of all laboratory equipment following the technical specifications of the manufacturers of the equipment;
  • Provides fast and efficient resolution for all problems related to laboratory performance
  • Assists in providing fast and efficient resolution for all problems related to laboratory performance
  • Assists the Head of laboratory to ensure proper reporting of problems to the manufactures;
  • Ensures effective communication and coordination with maintenance technicians and prompt facilitation of an on-site service if needed;
  • Ensures safe handling of bio-hazardous materials in compliance with international standards and practices;
  • Draws blood samples applying international sterilization and bio safety standards;
  • Conducts various tests;
  • Supports clinicians(Medical Doctors, Nurses and other medical personnel)in laboratory results interpretation;
  • Carries out accurate blood tests for complete blood count – Haematology, clinical chemistry and serology etc. and also handles tests for urinalysis, stool, urethral and vaginal swabs analysis   providing results to clinician for further action;
  • Ensures cleanliness of all glassware, work counters and other apparatus;
  • Collects and labels urine, stool and sputum samples for different tests following international bio safety standards
  • Performs all laboratory tests as requested by clinicians in a prompt and professional manner;
  • Autoclaves and sterilizes instruments and containers following international standards of bio safety
  • Assists in organization and implementation of health promotion/monitoring programmes;
  • Performs diagnostic and screening laboratory tests using the available equipment and instruments;
  • Releases reports of tests to clinicians in a timely manner ensuring confidentiality;
  • In close coordination with the VCT counseler,assists with voluntary  counselling and testing (VCT) program quality improvement , following national standards and guidelines;
  • Ensures appropriate disposal of hazardous material following international bio safety standards in coordination with the Medical Doctors, Nurses and Pharmacist;
  • Perform other duties as deemed necessary by the Head of Laboratory r or designated authority.

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)

Accountability:

  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving results together with children and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved
  • Creates a managerial environment in-country to lead, enable and maintain our culture of child safeguarding

Ambition:

  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for self and team, takes responsibility for own personal development and encourages team to do the same
  • Widely shares personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future oriented, thinks strategically and on a global scale

Collaboration:




  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with own team, colleagues, members, donors and partners
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to

Creativity:

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:

  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency
  • Always acts in the best interests of children

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE AND ATTRIBUTES

Qualifications

  1. A qualified Registered Medical Laboratory Scientist holding Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Laboratory Sciences with 5 years’ experience, updated License of practice from Rwanda Allied Health Professions Council.
  2. Experience of working with international NGO.
  3. Excellent liaison abilities and good communication skills (French and English preferred).
  4. Willingness to work in resource poor environment and be culturally sensitive.
  5. Ability to produce basic reports in English
  6. Ability to work in a remote area and in context of insecurity issues.

Desirable

  • Language skills in Kinyarwanda, French, English and Kirundi
  • An area of particular expertise within humanitarian health
  • Experience of working in Laboratory services

CHILD SAFEGUARING POLICY:

Any employee, consultant, contractor or the supplier undertaking an activity on behalf of SCI must sign the Child Safeguarding – Declaration of Acceptance Form] and comply with the SCIs Child Safeguarding Policy which is a statement of SCI’s commitment to preventing abuse and protecting children with whom it comes into contact.

  • This extends not only to children with whom SCI and its partners work directly, but also includes children whom staff are responsible for.  SCI believes that the situation of children must be improved through the promotion of their rights supported and demonstrated by all members of staff. Save the Children International’s Code of Conduct sets out the standards which all staff members must adhere to.

Interested candidates should send an application letter plus updated Curriculum Vitae in English, including 3 names of professional referees to HR-Rwanda@savethechildren.org. The deadline for receiving applications is March 27th 2018.

                                *Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job at Save the Children: Midwife (2 Positions) (Deadline: 27 March 2018)

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Rwanda Country Programme, Kigali Rwanda

BACKGROUND:

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We work together, with partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. Save the Children works in thirty districts in Rwanda with a current staff complement of approximately 180 staff.

SC Rwanda Country Office seeks to hire qualified, committed and experienced national staff to fill the following position:

Position:                          Midwife

Place of Work:                Kirehe/ Mahama Camp

Reports directly to:         Head of MCH SCI health center

Reports indirectly to:      Clinical Lead

Time Frame:                    Open

Post:                                   2

Pharmacy Coordinator

Tentative start date:        ASAP

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

Level 3 – The responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people.

ROLE PURPOSE:

The Midwife will work to contribute to an improvement in the overall health of the targeted refugee population of Mahama Camp through the provision of quality Reproductive health services.

ROLES AND RESPONSABILITIES

Antenatal care services.

  • Welcoming all the pregnant women coming for the ANC services into health facilities.
  • Conduct screening for all pregnant women in accordance with the ANC protocol and guidelines.
  • Provide all services given in ANC including screening for all mothers.
  • Identify all Risk factors associated with the pregnancy and refer appropriately and take actions.
  • Provide Iron supplementation, and ensure the mothers are immunized with TT toxoid as per the protocol.
  • Register all the required information on the ANC Registers and ANC cards as per protocol.

Postnatal care services.

  • Conduct screening for all lactating women attending Post- Natal care in accordance with the protocol and guidelines.
  • Provide Vitamin A supplements as per protocol to lactating women.
  • Provide and Reproductive health and Nutrition counselling and health education on importance of lactation.
  • Send the caretaker to EPI department for immunization

Family planning and Post Abortion Care (FPPAC) services

  • Provide Family planning services as per protocols and Rwandan guidelines.
  • Explain to the FP clients all the methods available and allow them to make personal choices.
  • Screening all the FP clients for STI and other medical complications

Emergency Obstetric Care services

  • Conduct Normal deliveries in line with all guidelines.
  • Monitor labour using partograph in Line with all guidelines provided to monitor deliveries.
  • Respond to all cases of Obstetric emergencies in line with the protocols in consultation with the doctor and other medical staff.
  • Identify, stabilize and refer all cases of emergency obstetric complications with the help of the doctors and other medical staff.

Infection control and universal precautions services

  • Adhere to international standards in infection control and waste management.
  • Ensure aseptic techniques in provision of RH services.


  • Sterilize and disinfect all the instruments used during delivery and other obstetric services

Health Education services

  • Providing health education at the reproductive health waiting area.
  • Participate in provision of one to one health education to all patients during consultation and services delivery

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)

Ambition:

  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale

Collaboration:

  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to; builds and maintains effective relationships with colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity and different people’s perspectives, able to work cross-culturally.

Creativity:

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions

Integrity:

  • honest, encourages openness and transparency, builds trust and confidence
  • displays consistent excellent judgement

Qualifications

  1. A qualified Registered Midwife with 2 years’ experience, licensed National Council of Nursing and Midwifery (Rwanda).
  2. Have a recognized Midwife working license from the National Council of Nursing
  3. Excellent liaison abilities and good communication skills (French, Kiswahili and English preferred).
  4. Willingness to work in resource poor environment and be culturally sensitive.
  5. Ability to produce basic reports in English
  6. Ability to work in a remote area
  7. Experience of working in maternity /PMTCT programmes/ANC / PNC and FP-PAC
  8. Strong capacity in Mother and Child health – New born Care
  9. Strong experience and capacity un child birth delivery
  10. Knowledge of aseptic and sterilisation methods;
  11. Strong capacity of nosocomial infection prevention
  12. Organisation and hygiene skills, knowledge and behaviour.
  13. Computer knowledge (Microsoft office, M.S Word, MS Excel, …..

CHILD SAFEGUARING POLICY:

Any employee, consultant, contractor or the supplier undertaking an activity on behalf of SCI must sign the Child Safeguarding - Declaration of Acceptance Form] and comply with the SCIs Child Safeguarding Policy which is a statement of SCI’s commitment to preventing abuse and protecting children with whom it comes into contact.

  • This extends not only to children with whom SCI and its partners work directly, but also includes children whom staff are responsible for.  SCI believes that the situation of children must be improved through the promotion of their rights supported and demonstrated by all members of staff. Save the Children International's Code of Conduct sets out the standards which all staff members must adhere to.

Interested candidates should send an application letter plus updated Curriculum Vitae in English, including 3 names of professional referees to HR-Rwanda@savethechildren.org. The deadline for receiving applications is March 27th 2018.

                                *Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.







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