Job Description

Government Health Facility

Child and Adolescent Health Consultant

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Job id: 249721

07 Nov 2018

Job Location



10 to 20 years

Qualification Level


Job Function

Doctor / Medical Research / Dean / Medical Professors


Child and Adolescent Health,Child & Adolescent

Jobseeker Nationality

Jobseekers from any country

Position Summary:
Responsible for the initial establishing, planning, monitoring and evaluation of programs in addition to service improvement relating to new Maternal and Child Health Unit within the Public Health department.

Nature and Scope of Position:

1. Lead and support the development of models of care ensuring that best practice and evidence is used to develop the service specifications for all aspects of maternal and child health
2. Support in process mapping activities to ensure the implementation is align with the planning
3. Ensure that service specification program related to maternal, child and adolescent health are regularly updated
4. Ensure all approved service specifications are easily accessible and properly archived
5. Guide in developing system to measure program performance and monitor the program/ service implementation
6. Ensures the work is completed on time and that all deadlines and milestones are set and all KPIs met appropriately. Highlights any risks to program delivery
7. Liaise with other managers and Heads of Sections to facilitate proper service planning and development and support suitable implementation.
8. Supports Public Health Department in facilitating appropriate partnerships relating to maternal and child health locally and regionally
9. Ensure that all staff within the team have personal objectives and development plans and identifies training and development needs
10. Ensure high standards of confidentiality to safeguard any sensitive information
11. Undertake any such related duties or responsibilities as directed

Job Requirements (Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required):

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

Skills, knowledge and abilities normally acquired through:

a) Formal Education Requirement

• Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery
• Board on Child and Adolescent Health speciality ( Medical Board /PhD ) ( Required)
• Master Certificate in Public Health or Health Care Management is advantage

b) Experience Requirements:
• Minimum 10 years of experience in maternal, adolescent & child health
• Experience in Project management and Strategies implementation
• Public health background is advantage

c) Technical Competencies required
• Excellent leadership, management and communication skills
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a large team, delegating and managing where appropriate.
• Strong in decision making, and prioritizing workload
• Good in presentation skills and ability to presenting to large and senior audiences

d) Behavioural Competencies

1. Leadership
2. Excellence
3. Partnership
4. Accountability
5. Innovation
6. Integrity

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