Nov 8, 2008

School Health Sr. Program Officer-The American Red Cross

The American Red Cross Tsunami Recovery Program (TRP) had been established to direct the organization’s response to the South Asia tsunami disaster. The TRP activities focus on integrated community recovery and preparedness interventions in tsunami affected countries in Asia and East Africa in collaboration with Red Cross and non-Red Cross partners.

The Indonesia TRP Delegation operates from offices in Banda Aceh, Calang, Lamno. It also has liaison offices in Jakarta, and other areas in Aceh province in collaboration with the Indonesian Red Cross.

The American Red Cross seeks dynamic individuals to fill the :

Youth Red Cross and School Health Sr. Program Officer
(Aceh - Banda Aceh)


Responsibilities:

* Providing ongoing on- and off-site technical assistance to PMI and American Red Cross YRSH Program Manager
* Providing technical assistance on school health programming
* Assisting sites in implementing the program through on-site coaching, mentoring, trouble-shooting
* Providing training and supervision in all components of management, program and administrative procedures
* Discover partnering possibilities/opportunities for PMI with local government agencies for PMI to sustain Health and Nutrition promotion in the future also facilitate and support development of partnership.
* Identify training needs within PMI teams and support ARC instructional unit to develop, organize and facilitate relative trainings.
* Technical assistance in supporting PMI for program exit and document best practices and lesson learned for PMI ABDYA and Aceh Utara.
* Creating a continual system of feedback, sharing and quality improvement of program interventions
* Accessing and/or developing resources for program use (e.g., manuals, how-to Instructions, exemplars, etc.)
* Liaison and networking with local GOs and NGOs
* Technical Assistance to PMI to develop strategic partnerships to institutionalize Health Strategic
* Maintain and update Project database, ensure validity of data and good filling system.
* Responsible for monthly and quarterly report as well as weekly report.
* Assist Project Manager in Monitoring related to Program and finance status at field level.
* Whenever needed, represent Program Manager in events related to Program.

Requirements:

* Good interpersonal Skill
* Medical degree or related background. and have experience in Nutrition and Health Promotion issues
* Minimum 3 years experience in managing programs, community development work, past experience in community based program is preferred
* Minimum 2 years experience in school health program
* Ability to train and manage staff
* Excellent relational, administrative, written and oral communication skills
* Proficiency in English (written and spoken)
* Proficiency in computers especially MS office, capability in database program
* Ability to take initiative, think creatively and work collaboratively
* Result oriented and make things happened
* Able to work efficiently under time pressure

Please submit your application and curriculum vitae to:
hr@amredcross.org

put Job title in Subject line. Only applications in English and short listed candidates will be notified.

Closing Date: 27-11-08


Please visit www.redcross.org/tsunamirelief

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