Health Coordinator , Sierra Leone

Employer: Action Contre la Faim
Location: Sierra Leone
Closing date: 31 May 2016

Length of Contract: 12 Months starting as soon as possible**

The position: Under the supervision of the Country Director, you will be responsible to define the strategies and coordinate activities of Action Contre la Faim in the field of Health. More precisely, you will in charge to:**

Design, develop and evaluate actions in the field of health
Collect and quality control of monitoring, follow up and evaluation data
Maintain quality for the situation analysis
Assess the standard of medical proposals submitted by his/her teams
Encourage his/her teams to identify new programmes
Develop an ACF health strategy specific to the mission and advocacy actions.

Monitor and coordinate programmes in the fields of health
Launch surveys in liaison with the Country Director
Develop integrated (inter-disciplinary) approach programmes
Collect and analyse data, including the decisions making on this basis
Provide timely and high quality activity reports
Monitoring all the consolidated programme budgets relating to health allocated to the country

Manage the Health team in capital and bring technical support to the Health Program Managers
Evaluate of the technical performance and skills of Programs Managers
Develop the technical skills of Health teams

Develop and launch programmes in collaboration with governmental, UN, international and local agencies
Disseminate ACF’s health strategy at country level to partners and funding bodies
Develop and maintain a network of harmonious and productive relationships with national representatives and programme partners

Represent ACF and its positioning in the field of health
Represent ACF in dealings with national and international authorities on matters of health
Make national and international authorities fully aware of the ACF positions and protocols

The Applicant: You hold a Master degree in Public Health, Nurseing or Medicine with 4 years minimum of field experience in the coordination of health program, in emergencies and in developmental contexts.

You are recognized for your technical expertise in health programming and in behaviour change approaches

You have also a good knowledge and experience in program management and project cycle management.

You have a strong ability to provide technical support in project proposal development and in conducting needs assessments.

Excellent diplomacy, negotiation and representation skills are required thus team management experience.

Your English is fluent (spoken and written)

Status: Employee

Gross monthly salary ranging from €1805 to €2305 depending on relevant experience


Food and hygiene expenses, per diem, transportation costs, collective or individual accommodation, medical insurance

25 days of annual paid leaves and 20 days of rest and recuperation (R&R) per year