Centre for Maternal and Newborn Health – Tanzania
Salary 2,800,000 TZS per month
Full Time, Fixed Term until 28 February 2018
The Centre for Maternal and Newborn Health (CMNH) is an active academic unit within the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM), seeking to improve maternal and newborn health globally.
We have recently been awarded a contract from UNICEF Tanzania to deliver a package of sustainable, high quality maternal and newborn interventions in Mbeya and Njombe regions. The project includes the following:
• Training of health care workers in EmONC
• Implementing a Quality Improvement package
• Supportive Supervision and Mentoring
• Monitoring, documentation and reporting
In order to provide ongoing support to CMNH’s work in Tanzania we are now seeking to appoint two Regional Coordinators who will work under the supervision of the Research Midwife. The role has been createdto assist with the implementation of Emergency Obstetric & Newborn care and Quality Improvement programme workplan with districts in Mbeya and Njombe regions.
It is essential that the successful candidates have proven experience within the area of Maternal Newborn Health (MNH) at National level along with substantial clinical experience. Qualified to degree level in midwifery or related health discipline, candidates will be required to demonstrate a knowledge of strategies and policies for MCH services and evidenced based public health approaches.
The role requires candidates to have effective, ethical and cultural interpersonal skills demonstrated by a record of working harmoniously as a member of a team. It will be a prerequisite for candidates to adapt to diverse educational, social-political and cultural backgrounds and maintain a high standard of personal conduct. The ability to work with Governments and other partners and have an understanding of the local context of public health practice in MNH, will also be an essential requirement.
Further details of this post can be found by visiting our website at:http://www.lstmed.ac.uk/vacancies
If you are interested in applying, please return your completed Application Form, Personal Details Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, stating vacancy reference number 420, via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by post to HR, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA. Please note CVs will not be accepted unless accompanied by a fully completed application form.
Closing Date for completed applications: Friday 2 September 2016
Please note that we will reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received a sufficient number of applications.
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