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CTG overview:

  • CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.
  • CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.
  • Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

Overview of position:

  • Our client is one of the major humanitarian & development actors in Somalia. They are expanding their health program in Kismayo & neighboring areas within Kismayo district & Lower Juba region of Jubaland. Our client provides technical & operational support for primary healthcare service delivery at static health facilities, mobile medical clinics & nutrition OTPs.
  • In this context, our client is recruiting a Health Program Officer based in Kismayo to implement primary healthcare projects, ensuring delivery of high quality healthcare to patients through static & mobile clinics, as well through community outreach.
  • Under the direct supervision of the Health Program Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for implementation of projects in Kismayo, including quality control of healthcare services at our client supported clinics, capacity building of seconded Ministry of Health (MOH) clinical staff, administrative tasks to enable program implementation, liaising with MOH & other govt. counterparts & supporting new initiatives such as expansion of PHC, nutrition, immunization & community health initiatives to improve health outcomes & prevent disease outbreaks.

Role objectives:

  • Oversee our client supported primary health clinics, mobile medical teams, nutrition outpatient therapeutic programs in Kismayo town & other regions of Kismayo district. This includes clinical quality assurance, oversight of data management, supply chain management, assessment of service gaps at clinics & implementation of corrective measures & all administrative tasks related to operation of the clinics.
  • Oversee & provide technical supervision to 1 – 2 Health Program Assistants in Kismayo.
  • Monitor & assess clinical service delivery to ensure it meets our clients quality standards & that national clinical management & treatment guidelines are strictly followed.
  • Keep track of medical supplies & drugs & in ensuring & verifying timely replenishment to avoid stock outs.
  • Train & build capacity of seconded MOH staff at the clinics through training, mentorship & on job Continuing Medical Education (CME).
  • Monitor the performance of MOH seconded & partner staff & ensure timely submission of their monthly attendance sheets to Mogadishu office.
  • Ensure community outreach medical services are provided in accordance with project plans, including health promotion & delivery of curative / preventive services in the community.
  • Implement community health initiatives, including piloting of new initiatives.
  • Support the development of strategies to improve health outputs & outcomes & also expand reach of existing services.
  • Identify project development opportunities on the ground & communicate these proactively to Senior Health Program Officer & Health Program Coordinator.
  • Submit monthly reports to central team on program activities, coordination meetings, administrative issues, etc.
  • Strengthen partnerships with key stakeholders including the MOH, UN agencies & NGO & coordinate internally with other client related program units operating in Kismayo & Lower Juba region.
  • Review key epidemiological data every week in a timely manner & contribute to analysis & reporting on the national & cluster HMIS systems.
  • Represent our client in health & nutrition coordination meetings in Kismayo.
  • Undertake duty travel when required, including occasionally to other project locations in Jubaland state to monitor projects or provide staffing coverage.
  • Undertake additional tasks that may be assigned by the Health Program Manager.

Project reporting:

  • This role works under the overall supervision of MPA Program Manager in Mogadishu & under the direct supervision of the Health Program Manager.

Key competencies:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine, Nursing, or related degree from an accredited institution with 2 years of professional experience. Master’s Degree in the same fields from accredited institution is desired.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in clinical practice in Somalia as a nurse & minimum of 4 years of experience overall in clinical practice as a registered nurse.
  • Experience working in Lower Juba region.
  • Experience working as a doctor or nurse in emergency settings.
  • Experience in humanitarian programs for migrants & IDPs.
  • Experience in capacity building of health workers in clinical service provision.
  • Experience in program management & start up of new projects.
  • Experience in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) of project performance.
  • Experience working with an international organization is an advantage.
  • Must have atleast 2 years of prior relevant work experience in Africa.
  • Must be fluent in English & Somali.
  • Ability to develop relationships with stakeholders including govt. & local authorities.
  • Ability to work independently with limited day to day operational support.
  • High level of computer literacy (MS Office Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Inclusion & respect for diversity respects & promotes individual & cultural differences, encourages diversity & inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity & transparency maintains high ethical standards & acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles / rules & standards of conduct.
  • Demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent & committed manner & exercises careful judgment in meeting day to day challenges.
  • Develops & promotes effective collaboration within & across units to achieve shared goals & optimize results.
  • Delivering results produces & delivers quality results in a service oriented & timely manner, is action oriented & committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
  • Managing & sharing knowledge continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge & innovate.
  • Takes ownership for achieving the organization’s priorities & assumes responsibility for own action & delegated work.
  • Encourages & contributes to clear & open communication, explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring & motivational way.
  • Provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example & demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision, assists others to realize & develop their potential.
  • Empowering others & building trust creates an atmosphere of trust & an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best & develop their potential.
  • Strategic thinking & vision works strategically to realize the organization’s goals & communicates a clear strategic direction.

Team management:

  • This role has no team management responsibility.

Further information:

  • Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for this role.

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CTG Global is a Human Resources Management Support Service Company which specializes in the provision of Human Resources, Recruitment, Management Consultancy, Operational Support and Monitoring & Evaluation to enable efficient and effective programme implementation globally.

When the world is looking for solutions to complex issues, it pays to have a trusted partner that can provide highly skilled and experienced human resources to help implement any range of critical mandates.  CTG Global is that partner.

CTG Global partners with both Public and Private Sector organizations including but not limited to humanitarian agencies, government’s, non-governmental organizations, engineering/infrastructure, oil & gas, security and other corporations enabling these organizations to focus on their core business and the achievement of their individual objectives in the environment within which they work.

From gender and children related programmes in Somalia, elections in Afghanistan and M&E in Libya, to infrastructure in Iraq and emergency response in Haiti, our capabilities are as numerous and divers as the issues on our world’s agenda.

For close to a decade, CTG Global has focused its support in these challenging environments where we provide a safe and secure environment for our consultants to operate and alleviating our clients of their day-to-day personnel management problems.  In response to our clients requirements CTG Global has expanded its HR and Recruitment support into their HQ establishments as well as for their field operations; such flexibility is what CTG Global strives to provide as a standard.

Understanding the clients’ fundamental aims and objectives in the environment which we partner is paramount to our operations and CTG Global has vast and proven global experience in supporting field operations.

The nature of our business is such that our clients feel confident in placing their faith in us.  We are a principled company with ethical, accountable and socially responsible practices in place and are entirely focused on our client's and consultant’s well-being.

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CTG overview:

  • CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.
  • CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.
  • Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

Overview of position:

  • Our client is one of the major humanitarian & development actors in Somalia. They are expanding their health program in Kismayo & neighboring areas within Kismayo district & Lower Juba region of Jubaland. Our client provides technical & operational support for primary healthcare service delivery at static health facilities, mobile medical clinics & nutrition OTPs.
  • In this context, our client is recruiting a Health Program Officer based in Kismayo to implement primary healthcare projects, ensuring delivery of high quality healthcare to patients through static & mobile clinics, as well through community outreach.
  • Under the direct supervision of the Health Program Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for implementation of projects in Kismayo, including quality control of healthcare services at our client supported clinics, capacity building of seconded Ministry of Health (MOH) clinical staff, administrative tasks to enable program implementation, liaising with MOH & other govt. counterparts & supporting new initiatives such as expansion of PHC, nutrition, immunization & community health initiatives to improve health outcomes & prevent disease outbreaks.

Role objectives:

  • Oversee our client supported primary health clinics, mobile medical teams, nutrition outpatient therapeutic programs in Kismayo town & other regions of Kismayo district. This includes clinical quality assurance, oversight of data management, supply chain management, assessment of service gaps at clinics & implementation of corrective measures & all administrative tasks related to operation of the clinics.
  • Oversee & provide technical supervision to 1 - 2 Health Program Assistants in Kismayo.
  • Monitor & assess clinical service delivery to ensure it meets our clients quality standards & that national clinical management & treatment guidelines are strictly followed.
  • Keep track of medical supplies & drugs & in ensuring & verifying timely replenishment to avoid stock outs.
  • Train & build capacity of seconded MOH staff at the clinics through training, mentorship & on job Continuing Medical Education (CME).
  • Monitor the performance of MOH seconded & partner staff & ensure timely submission of their monthly attendance sheets to Mogadishu office.
  • Ensure community outreach medical services are provided in accordance with project plans, including health promotion & delivery of curative / preventive services in the community.
  • Implement community health initiatives, including piloting of new initiatives.
  • Support the development of strategies to improve health outputs & outcomes & also expand reach of existing services.
  • Identify project development opportunities on the ground & communicate these proactively to Senior Health Program Officer & Health Program Coordinator.
  • Submit monthly reports to central team on program activities, coordination meetings, administrative issues, etc.
  • Strengthen partnerships with key stakeholders including the MOH, UN agencies & NGO & coordinate internally with other client related program units operating in Kismayo & Lower Juba region.
  • Review key epidemiological data every week in a timely manner & contribute to analysis & reporting on the national & cluster HMIS systems.
  • Represent our client in health & nutrition coordination meetings in Kismayo.
  • Undertake duty travel when required, including occasionally to other project locations in Jubaland state to monitor projects or provide staffing coverage.
  • Undertake additional tasks that may be assigned by the Health Program Manager.

Project reporting:

  • This role works under the overall supervision of MPA Program Manager in Mogadishu & under the direct supervision of the Health Program Manager.

Key competencies:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine, Nursing, or related degree from an accredited institution with 2 years of professional experience. Master’s Degree in the same fields from accredited institution is desired.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in clinical practice in Somalia as a nurse & minimum of 4 years of experience overall in clinical practice as a registered nurse.
  • Experience working in Lower Juba region.
  • Experience working as a doctor or nurse in emergency settings.
  • Experience in humanitarian programs for migrants & IDPs.
  • Experience in capacity building of health workers in clinical service provision.
  • Experience in program management & start up of new projects.
  • Experience in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) of project performance.
  • Experience working with an international organization is an advantage.
  • Must have atleast 2 years of prior relevant work experience in Africa.
  • Must be fluent in English & Somali.
  • Ability to develop relationships with stakeholders including govt. & local authorities.
  • Ability to work independently with limited day to day operational support.
  • High level of computer literacy (MS Office Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Inclusion & respect for diversity respects & promotes individual & cultural differences, encourages diversity & inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity & transparency maintains high ethical standards & acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles / rules & standards of conduct.
  • Demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent & committed manner & exercises careful judgment in meeting day to day challenges.
  • Develops & promotes effective collaboration within & across units to achieve shared goals & optimize results.
  • Delivering results produces & delivers quality results in a service oriented & timely manner, is action oriented & committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
  • Managing & sharing knowledge continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge & innovate.
  • Takes ownership for achieving the organization’s priorities & assumes responsibility for own action & delegated work.
  • Encourages & contributes to clear & open communication, explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring & motivational way.
  • Provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example & demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision, assists others to realize & develop their potential.
  • Empowering others & building trust creates an atmosphere of trust & an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best & develop their potential.
  • Strategic thinking & vision works strategically to realize the organization’s goals & communicates a clear strategic direction.

Team management:

  • This role has no team management responsibility.

Further information:

  • Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for this role.
2022-08-18

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