Cluster Associate Manager (Kandahar, Afghanistan) 144 views

Job Description:


The UHI Cluster Associate Manager will be responsible for day to day field technical support, coordination and oversight of activities implemented in each city, working with local partners, government and key stakeholder. The Associate City Manager will support the operationalization of the project vision at the Nahia/city level.


Lead the implementation of technical components in each Nahia/city, provide overall technical and operational support for project implementation, working in close coordination with city manager
Support the implementation of customized, city-specific strategies that respond to the local burden of disease, priorities and challenges, working closely with the Nahia teams.
Lead a multi-disciplinary team of health professionals including Clinical Specialists, Mobile Teams, Midwifery Care Centers and Community Engagement Teams.
Ensure integration of all components
Strengthen referral system and community follow ups through community engagement teams
Work with both public and private HFs under each Nahia.
Address the challenges in collaboration and consultation with City Manager, PPHOs and PPHD.
Daily support to the field implementation teams.
Close follow up with the field teams
Provide support to relevant city assessments, mapping, analysis, nahia prioritization.
Work closely with the Nahia teams and partners to implement the monthly workplans
Ensure the field operation is in line with the national strategies and guidelines.
Provide continuous and timely support to the Nahia teams and enable them to perform their assigned tasks.

Support the establishment and implementation of participatory, data-powered, adaptive management and coordination mechanisms with PPHD and PPHOs, EPHS implementers and municipalities to manage services effectively and efficiently.

Provide continuous technical support/guidance to Nahia teams to ensure the activities are implemented successfully and aligned to the project vision.
Advocate on behalf of UHI with partners and stakeholders and regularly attend sub-committee meeting etc. in targeted cities.
Work with the respective PPHDs in the priority nahias to develop networks of care, linking different facility levels and types

Support the field monitoring visits to the sites (Nahias).
Provide continuous supportive supervision visits to communities and Nahias ensuring the teams or working in harmony and in close coordination with referral sites.
Regularly collect and compile highlights and data to inform ongoing reporting and learning.
Comply with Jhpiego and JHU operational policies and regulations

About Jhpiego:

Urban Health Initiative

The USAID funded Urban Health Initiative (UHI) Program’s goal is to improve health outcomes of people living in urban areas, particularly focusing on the health of women and children and other vulnerable populations. Interventions aim to increase demand, access and quality of health services. Lead by Jhpiego and implemented by a dynamic consortium of organizations, UHI is implemented in five cities in Afghanistan – Kabul, Herat, Mazar-e-Sharif, Jalalabad and Kandahar.

Submission Guideline:

Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package including: paid vacation, holidays and sick leave and more.

Send resumes to . For further information about Jhpiego, visit our website at

Note: Please mention the job title and vacancy number of the position on your email subject line otherwise your application will not be considered . The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

Jhpiego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer!

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