Community Health Manager (Kabul, Afghanistan) 156 views

Job Description

Job Description:

Develops community outreach activity plan to engage community change agents in promoting and distributing health products in target provinces and ensure smooth implementation of such plans.
Maps and identifies private community midwives (CM) and community health workers (CHW) willing to promote positive health behaviors and convey health messages to women and families.
Assesses the capacity of CMs and CHWs in health messaging, respectful care and sales of health products and develops training materials to increase their capacity.
In close collaboration with sales and procurement teams, trains CMs and CHWs on ASMO products, delivering health messages, sales and distribution of health products, basic business management and commodity management.
In coordination with Senior Sales Officer, develops incentive plan and commission based sales target for CMs and CHWs.
Identifies and engages CDCs and health shura members to identify new health promoters (e.g. youths, village health volunteers, etc.) who can assist CHWs with outreach and health education activities.
Aligns ASMO messaging and materials that address health priorities such as nutrition, TB, and danger signs of pregnancy and link to essential health products.
Prepares periodic reports on the status of community outreach activities.
Supports the development of the budget and updates spending plans for community outreach activities.
Adheres to all ASMO policies and procedures.


About ASMO:

The Afghan Social Marketing Organization (ASMO) is a social marketing and behavioral change communication organization established in August 2008. ASMO as a free-standing, not-for-profit Afghan organization aims to create positive health outcomes by giving Afghan households the information they need to make informed and healthy choices and expanding access to high quality health products through commercial markets.

From the inception to-date ASMO successfully implemented multimillion Dollar projects in Afghanistan through sub-awards sponsored by USAID focusing to improve maternal and child health outcome through the private sector.

ASMO is hiring the following position under the Assistance for Families and Indigent Afghans to Thrive (AFIAT) Project.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

Have a medical degree from a recognized university. A Master degree in Public Health or Business Administration will be a plus.

Having eight years of experience in managing community outreach projects in health with national and international organizations

Technical skills: Proven skill in developing training materials for different levels of health providers and experience in conducting training sessions. Good knowledge of priority health programs.

Management skills:  Collaborating with departments and partners to identify program related needs and allocate resources accordingly.

Personal qualities:  Have confidence and skills to deal directly with and influence local community influencers and gate keepers for smooth implementation of community outreach interventions. Be energetic, intelligent, respects confidentiality, and able to work independently. Willing to travel to different provinces, if required.

Technology skills:  Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Power Point.

Language skills:  Fluent in local languages (verbal and written). Excellent English language skills (both, oral and written)

Communication skills:  Excellent communication skills, able to communicate effectively at all levels within the organization and at community level.

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As per NTA salary scale

Submission Guideline

Submission Guideline:

The interested candidates should submit their resume along with a cover letter to Human Resource Department of Afghan Social Marketing Organization (ASMO).

• Subject line must be (ASMO/CHM/07/2021) otherwise application will NOT be considered.

• No resume will be taken under consideration without having the position title and vacancy number in the subject line of the email.

• Please note that application received after the closing date will not be considered.

                    ‘’Female applicants are highly encouraged to apply’’

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