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07 Jun 2018

PROGRAMME OFFICER, HEALTH- ORGANISATION OF EASTERN CARIBBEAN STATES

Closing Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2018

Job Summary

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and facilitate the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of a robust project plan in collaboration with the project  implementation team, to ensure successful delivery of the OECS Diabetes Prevention and Care Project;
  • Coordinate regular meetings of the project implementation team and appropriately document and monitor outcomes, decisions and action items;
  • Collaborate with focal points from project partners CARPHA and WINDREF, ministries of health and national diabetes associations in participating Member States to design, implement and monitor the various aspects of the project in line with requirements and milestones;
  • Represent the project in assigned activities and provide updates to the programme lead. Travel to participating Member States as may be required;
  • Develop and implement in collaboration with communication partners, the process for the collation, evaluation and adaptation of relevant health messages in order to produce 10 key messages for use in a mass media campaign by Member States;
  • Conduct research and compile data and information as required by the programme lead;
  • Develop, implement and maintain a database of all documentation in relation to the outputs of the project, including all correspondence, reports, procurement records, accounting information and contact information in keeping with the rules and procedures of the OECS Commission; and
  • Maintain a calendar of meetings and appointments for the Project: 
            (a)  Prepare period reports in keeping with organisation and project requirements and as guided by the programme lead;
            (b)  Support project procurement when required; and
            (c)  Perform any other related duties as may be assigned/approved by the Head of Health including working collaboratively with the broader OECS Commission.

Education and Training

The ideal candidate should have:
A Bachelor’s Degree in Health/Social Science or other relevant field with a minimum of 5 years work experience, with at least 3 years experience working within the areas of Public Health, Health Promotion or Health Communication.