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Provincial Health Officer/Clinical Mentor

Norwegian Afghanistan Committee
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Position Title: Provincial Health Officer/Clinical Mentor

2024-07-15        Ghazni       Full Time        139

Job Location: Ghazni
Nationality: National
Category: Health Care
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As per NAC Salary Scale
Vacancy Number: 572024
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Ghazni
Organization: Norwegian Afghanistan Committee
Years of Experience: At least 4 of experience in the health sector both clinical and management
Contract Duration: Project based (one year with possibility for extension)
Gender: Female
Education: Diploma in Midwifery from a well-recognized institute and bachelor’s degree is preferred
Close date: 2024-07-15

About Norwegian Afghanistan Committee:

The Norwegian Afghanistan Committee (NAC) is a member-based solidarity organization that has been working in support and solidarity with the Afghan people for more than 35 years. NAC works in the following sectors: Education, Gender and Human Rights, Governance and Civil Society, Health, Food Security, Job Creation, Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation. NAC’s vision is that NAC shall contribute to an Afghanistan free of poverty where equality, democracy, human rights and respect serve as the bases for political action and development.

The Norwegian Afghanistan Committee (NAC) has a zero tolerance of sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment (SEAH) both within the organization and of beneficiaries. Prevention of and protection from sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment (PSEAH) is the individual and collective responsibility of all NAC officers, management, staff, consultants, and volunteers, who are all required to familiarize themselves with, agree to, and act in accordance with NAC’s Ethical Guidelines and Commitment, NAC Child Protection Policy, and NAC PSEAH Policy, at all times – both during and outside working hours – and participate actively in introductory and refresher trainings. Any breaches of PSEAH clauses in NAC’s policies, guidelines, and/or commitments will lead to immediate termination and possible legal actions.

Job Descriptions:

  • In charge of the smooth running of the NAC Health facilities in Faryab province.
  •  The main responsibilities of the Program Officer/Clinical Mentor are the following:
  • Orients newly hired staff on project activities and contractual requirements
  • Ensures all required equipment and consumable material for health facilities are available and that properties, resources, and equipment are properly maintained and in good working order
  • Ensures availability of registers, forms, and other reporting formats in health facilities, and these are properly filled and reported
  • Ensures that required health promotion learning resources are available in health facilities
  • Utilizes the BPHS guideline as a reference for performance and quality improvement
  • Makes sure that personnel files for all staff and clinical records of patients are maintained in related health facilities
  • Ensures that a quality Comprehensive continuum of care is provided to communities as per MoPH regulations and NAC guidelines
  • Conducts regular supervisory visits to 4C and provides constructive feedback to further improve the quality of services and meet the targets
  • Represents NAC in conferences, workshops, and seminars related to Mother and Child Health and HMIS at the provincial level
  • Participates in coordination meetings at PPHD to ensure good coordination and implementation of activities
  • Check the quality of submitted monthly reports from 4C and share them with HMIS department of Badakhshan PPHD
  • Ensures a clean, safe, and secure working environment in health facilities
  • Identifies training needs of staff and facilities and supports their professional development
  • Successful completion of mentorship training
  • Conduct mentorship visits and provide technical support to 4C MWs regularly.
  • Conduct baseline assessment to address the gaps in mentees' performance
  • Develop a mentor daily action plan to address the gaps in mentees' performance
  • Coordination with mentee and NAC mentorship focal point to set the daily target for each learning session
  • Communication with Health Shura to make an enabling environment for mentees
  • Provide on-the-job training and constructive feedback for mentees based on the daily action plan
  • Conduct the end-line assessment to measure the progress in improving the midwives’ performance
  • Support mentees to develop a follow-up action plan for two-week intervals between each mentorship visit
  • Develop a progress report after completion of each mentorship visit which should include initial and second assessment results as well
  • Any other task as assigned by the supervisor.

Job Requirements:

Languages Required:

  •  Dari, Pashto and English


Qualifications Required:

  • Diploma in Midwifery from a well-recognized institute and bachelor’s degree is preferred.


Work Experience:

  • At least 4 of experience in the health sector both clinical and management.


Skills Required:

  • Excellent Managerial and conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Understanding of Gender issues and cultural sensitivity
  • Excellent Negotiating skills in multicultural and multilingual environments
  • Excellent spoken and written knowledge in Dari, Pashto and English
  • Excellent reporting skills
  • Computer literacy (MS Office Word, database management, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Good knowledge of the province, stakeholders, and local communities
  • Excellent knowledge of the BPHS and Afghan health systems

Submission Guidelines:

The subject must be included of position title and vacancy# (Provincial Health Officer/Clinical Mentor 572024) please note that application without the position title and vacancy# will not be considered and will automatically be rejected.

Please make sure that your application/resume should be by your full name otherwise it will be rejected.

The NAC is an equal opportunity employer; women and persons with disabilities are therefore encouraged to apply.

The NAC offers: An encouraging and team-oriented working atmosphere • Significant career challenges that will test and enhance the skills of the incumbent • Interesting and worthwhile work in a growing organization • Competitive salary packages.

Note: Ghazni Residences Only


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