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Regional Coordinator

Job description

Job Code

HRD-PC/TD-358

Reporting To

Site Project Director

Department/Program

Maternal & Child Health Program

Employment Type

Full-Time Regular (Open-ended)

Location

Interior Sindh

JOb Purpose

The Regional Coordinator is a leadership position. S/he will be reporting to the Site Project Director. S/he will be responsible for training and capacity building of District Immunization Officers (DIOs), providing project implementation support to DIOs, monitoring project activities, and liaising with the Government’s District Health Office (DHO), District Administrative Office and other partners.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To train, support, supervise and monitor the DIOs and DFCs deployed in the assigned region.
  • To facilitate/guide the field teams in addressing field-related and/or technical issues.
  • To support the field teams in liaising with the District Health Management Team, District Administrative Team, and other stakeholders at the regional/district level.
  • To conduct monitoring field visits to the assigned region (comprising multiple districts) as per the work plan.
  • To investigate and take corrective actions whenever any inconsistencies/irregularities/errors are suspected or detected
  • To monitor and review the daily field reports
  • To develop checks and ensure the field team is collecting/uploading/maintaining the field documents/ photos in a timely fashion
  • To conduct weekly progress meetings with the DIOs and other field teams (as needed) to discuss performance, issues and challenges in fields
  • To generate monthly reports summarizing progress, challenges, lessons learned and way forward for the immunization activities pertaining to the assigned regions
  • To assess the training needs and conduct in-class or on-site training of the DIOs.
  • To attend weekly review meetings to share all the field updates and challenges with supervisors and project teams.
  • To conduct regular field visits across all sites in the assigned region.
  • Conduct remote monitoring of field activities.
  • Develop positive relationships with office and field staff, vaccinators, and the DHO team.
  • Respond appropriately to criticism from a supervisor and/or junior team member(s).
  • Attend the monthly immunization meetings at the district level.
  • Attend quarterly immunization review meetings at the provincial level.
  • Comply with the organization’s policies and practices.
  • Maintain moral and ethical conduct.
  • Carry out other responsibilities as assigned.
  • Ability to travel (up to 50-70%)

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES (KSA)

Required Qualification

  • MBBS or a degree in Health Sciences, Masters in Social Sciences, or any other relevant subject.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a medical and/or public health background.

Required Experience

  • At least 3-5 years of relevant experience in Public Health.
  • Experience and training in immunizations will be a plus.

Required Skills

  • Computer Literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Fluency in English/Urdu/Sindhi (oral and written)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Field Management skills
  • Team oriented
  • Problem solving
  • Ability to handle work pressure
  • Project management skills
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