Position Title: CDC/MCP Coordinator
Activation Date: 25 July, 2021 Announced Date: 25 July, 2021 Expire Date: 07 August, 2021
About Solidarity for Afghan Families SAF:
Solidarity for Afghan Families (SAF) was established on October 2005 as a non-governmental, non-political and non-profit organization with an independent legal identity. The vision of the organization is to get to a developed and welfare society for Afghan families and the mission of the organization is empowering and enabling Afghan families to combat against diseases, poverty, social injustice and illiteracy
Scope of work:
CDC/MCP project coordinator is responsible for the coordination, cooperation and follow up of all issues related to communicable disease control (CDC) and MCP projects in Jawzjan and Sar-e-Pul provinces. He/she is based in KBL with frequent travel to the project site for the purposes of regular supervision and monitoring of project sites. S/he will report to Program Manager and in his absence to Program Director as a his/her direct supervisor.
- Works with co-operative attitude and keep a high standard of quality
- Develops spirit of co-operation and understanding among members of the organization.
- Follows SAF's established policies, procedures and objectives; continuous quality improvement initiative works/ performance
- Specific Activities
- Conduct regular supportive supervision of the health facilities and CHWs in order to ensure communicable diseases control are implemented according to MOPH policies
- Ensure availability of drugs for treatment of communicable diseases control in BPHS HFs supported by SAF.
- Participate in communicable diseases control coordination meetings in at the central/Kabul level
- Collect and consolidate communicable diseases control related reports at the central level and maintain proper records of the communicable diseases control and related documents
- Identifies weaknesses in activities related to CDC and provides feedback to the relevant provincial staff.
- Ensure proper implementation of Harmonized Quality Improvement Program (HQIP) standards in all SAF’s supported HFs
- Ensure provision of translated guideline and policies about control of communicable disease for all SAF’s supported HFs
- Ensure that HIV/AID and TB international days are effectively celebrated at the provincial level.
- Ensure that LLINs are distributed to the target groups according to the strategy/SOP.
- Ensure that LLINs are properly stored in each distribution point.
- Ensure the IEC sessions are provided followed by relevant staff while distributing LLINs.
- Provide training to the relevant staff as required
- Conduct supervisory visits form the service delivery areas on regular basis to improve performance of relevant staff and field workers on case management and LLIN distribution in relevant provinces.
- Attend relevant meetings with MoPH, NMLCP, UNDP and other stakeholders as required.
- Coordinate activities with NMLCP at the central level.
- Ensure that program targets (daily/monthly/quarterly) are achieved in relevant province.
- Ensure proper documentation for LLINs distribution and malaria case management in relevant SDA in the provinces.
- Manage and coordinate overall MCP activities in relevant province.
- Revised and check monthly activity reports and Provide monthly activities plan.
- Prepare and follow monthly supervision plan.
- Ensure the usage of supervision/monitoring checklist during the visit from provincial office and service delivery areas
- Manage, train, and supervise provincial MCP project staff.
- Support finance team in preparation of project financial reports on monthly basis.
- Attend joined monitoring visits with NMLCP, UNDP and GF staff.
- Any other relevant management tasks assigned by the line manager.
- Performance indicators
- Monthly activity plan is submitted on time.
- Monthly and quarterly based reports are reviewed, analyzed and submitted on regularl basis to program director
- At least four supervision/monitoring visits are conducted by end of the year
- At least 90% of the project target indicators are achieved by the end of the projects
- At least 90% of the coordination meetings/workshops related to MCP projects are attended.
- Medical Doctor with at least three years’ experience in managing community based health care delivery programs.
- Experience in malaria and vector borne disease control would be an advantage.
- Good working knowledge of computer, Ms Windows and Ms Office (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint are the minimum requirements)
- Strong communication, presentation and report writing skills.
- Fluent in English and local languages
- Able and willing to travel at least by quarterly to JWN and Sar-e-Pul provinces.
- To be flexible, having positive attitude and the ability to work under pressure.
Interested Applicants are requested to submit a cover letter and detailed CV, through e-mail address (email@example.com), indicating on the subject line the title of the position and vacancy number (SAF-July-009 CDC/MCP Coordinator).
Please note that applications received after the closing date will not be given consideration. Only shortlisted candidates whose application responds to the above criteria will be contacted for test/interview