FAST is an anticipated OFDA funded two years multisectoral program that will be implemented by a consortium of five international organizations. In recognition of these widespread needs, the FAST program will apply a coordinated multi-sector approach to continue responsive, highly efficient humanitarian operations in Northern Syria.
Relief International (RI) and Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS) will alternate the Health Sector technical leadership over the two years and RI will oversee the procurement of all medical commodities for the Consortium will be implementing the health component and will alternate. Health and nutrition sector activities involve implementation of essential package of health services in Northern Syria, capacity building of national staff and health care providers, establishing and strengthening community health component, strengthening data gathering, analaysis and generate recommendations to improve FAST health sector interventions.
The health advisor will be overall responsible to provide strategic leadership and coordination to the humanitratian health and nutrition sector response for FAST, ensuring appropriate coordination between FAST Health partners and other health players. In this role the health Advisor will also ensure that effective partnershio and coolobaoration are maintained for advocacy, technical cooperation, program coordinations , information sharing and knowledge networking. He/she will provide technical oversight, guidance and advice to the implementing health and program teams at RI, SAMS and World Vision International (WVI). The health advisor will be accountable for the agreed health outcomes and overall health objective. Reporting to CoP FAST, the health advisor will ensure robust health sector interventions, update consortium on day to day health sector progress, issues and challenges and support the health partners in implementing uniform system for implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the health sector interventions.