Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Advisor
The Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (RMNCH) Advisor will be under supervision of Health Policy and Integration Team Lead. S/he will provide technical leadership and assistance across the project on Reproductive Maternal, Newborn and Child Health. S/he will be the RMNCH subject matter expert and will work in close collaboration with technical team of relevant national program/center at national and subnational level and EQHA II’s objective 2 and 3 to define thematic priorities and guide corresponding interventions based on global standards and latest evidence. S/he will support Health Policy and Integration Team Lead to ensure RMNCH is integrated in Ministry of Health’s National Quality Enhancement Monitoring (NQEM) Tool II and relevant indicators for measurement is developed in close coordination with relevant national program and EQHA II staff. S/he will work closely with relevant technical team of the national program and EQHA II staff to develop necessary and relevant materials and job aids to support capacity building of national vertical disease program at all levels and sectors. S/he will ensure EQHA II’s RMNCH activities and workplan are in line with the national program’s and MoH’s strategy and priorities. S/he will collaborate with other functional teams within EQHA II to ensure harmonized work and a synergy within EQHA II’s quality improvement interventions at policy and implementation level.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND CONTRIBUTIONS:
- Provide technical leadership and assistance across the project on Reproductive Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH).
- Work in close collaboration with technical team of relevant national program/center at national and subnational level and EQHA II’s objective 2 and 3 to define thematic priorities and guide corresponding interventions based on global standards and latest evidence.
- Provide technical input to relevant national program/center’s strategic plan and policy revision and/or development based on global standards and latest evidence in coordination with relevant FHI 360’s subject matters at regional and global level.
- Support Health Policy and Integration Team Lead to advocate for RMNCH service integration in MoH’s National Quality Enhancement Monitoring (NQEM) Tool II and other MOH priorities.
- Work closely with EQHA II’s objective 2 and 3 to define policies, procedures and promising/best practices to implement RMNCH service integration at service delivery level.
- Work closely with relevant technical team of the national program and EQHA II staff to develop/modify necessary and relevant materials and job aids to support capacity building of national vertical disease program at all levels and sectors on RMNCH services provision.
- Coordinate with relevant national program/center technical staff and EQHA II’s objective 3 team to conduct technical training (including refresher training) and coaching activities to ensure new knowledge and skill application.
- Support NMCHC in rolling out and implementation of digital family planning provider assessment tools in public health facilities.
- Ensure EQHA II’s RMNCH activities and workplan are in line with the national program strategy and priorities.
- Provide advice to EQHA II’s objective 3 and sub-grantee(s) on RMNCH services implementation strategy at service delivery level at both public and private health sector.
- Collaborate with other functional teams within EQHA II to ensure harmonized work and a synergy within EQHA II’s quality improvement interventions at policy and implementation level.
- Participate in relevant exchange learning events/sessions on RMNCH topic and bring recommendation/learning/ experience to policy maker/implementer for best practice scale up.
- Work closely with relevant technical team to document best practice and success stories of RMNCH service implementation.
- Serve as RMNCH subject matter expert and represent EQHA II in various meetings and relevant forums.
Project Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting, and Learning:
- Work with relevant Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning (MERL) team, technical team, and national program/center staff to develop, monitor and analyze relevant indicators for measurement of RMNCH service performance and outcome.
- Develops and update annual, quarterly work plans and reports, and knowledge products including functional dashboard to ensure the RMNCH related activities are implemented successfully as planned.
- Review RMNCH services data and make sure RMNCH dashboard is up to date and support EQHA II’s objective 3 and national vertical disease program at national and subnational level in data utilization, analysis, and visualization through working closely with MERL team.
- Draft donor technical reports, collates and ensure output and deliverables data on RMNCH service is uploaded to data systems through close collaboration with objective 3 team.
- Creates technical content, owning the content of the progress report.
- Serves as the primary author for RMNCH technical deliverables (e.g., reports, presentations,
- Work closely with other relevant team to gather and aggregate data to provide a summary / high level overview as needed.
TYPE AND NATURE OF CONTACTS:
- National Local Regular (NLR)
SUPERVISORY AND BUDGET RESPONSIBILITY
- Cambodian National
- Master’s degree in Public Health, Healthcare Management, and/or any other relevant fields
- Masters’ Degree in public health, Healthcare Management, and/or any other relevant fields
- Specialized experience is required in areas including, but not limited to, clinical management of RMNCH; program design, management, and implementation; and program data management, with private sector engagement is a plus.
- Minimum seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in designing, implementing and managing RMNCH health programs in developing countries.
- Demonstrated technical leadership, program management, strategic planning, policy experience, and problem-solving skills working on complex projects in a highly sensitive environment are required.
- Knowledge of and experience working in the Cambodian health system at national and subnational level.
- Demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple stakeholders and create and maintain effective relationships with government personnel.
- Good advocacy and influence skills and coordination and positive interpersonal Communication skills.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Khmer.
- Experience working with national vertical disease programs (RMNCH) in Cambodia or another country in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region will be an advantage.
- Good proficiency in computer skill including Microsoft office, internet and email.
- Ability to take initiative and ownership, take decisive action based on data and clear criteria, work proactively and independently, manage activities, set realistic priorities and plan for the successful implementation of programs.
- Highly organized, comfortable working on multiple simultaneous projects with government agencies (national and sub-national); great at completing high quality report submission and meeting deadlines.
- Be innovative, positive and cheerful personality, and highly self-motivated.
- Adaptable and flexible in a variety of tasks contributing to work even outside of Job Description as required.
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