The WoS health specialist will be responsible for overall technical oversight, guidance and advice to RI health teams for quality assurance and for ensuring that project objectives from a technical perspective are on track, which will require him/her to work constructively with health staff in the hubs and technical staff from the global support office/Regional Support Office. The incumbent will provide technical leadership to the health/program team, ensuring all activities are of a high quality and respond to assessed needs. She/he will ensure excellence in project cycle management, support proposal development and strategic planning. This is a senior position with overall technical and quality assurance responsibility. He/she will ensure that internal and local health standards are applied and followed, and will ensure consistency and appropriateness of approaches and methodologies, tools and systems used for all RI health and nutrition programs in Syria, and that technical support and guidance and capacity building is provided to RI and partners health teams.
The WoS health specialist will be accountable for the agreed health outcomes and overall health objective. Reporting to WoS DCD, the WoS health specialist will ensure robust health interventions, update WoS SMT on a day to day health program progress, issues and challenges and support the health hub-based teams in implementing a uniform system for implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the RI health interventions.
Other tasks and responsibilities as requested from the supervisor.
This position demands a dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve results in a demanding and fast paced environment.