|Organizational Unit / Duty Station
(Department / Zone Office / Delegation….. etc)
|Red Crescent Society of Tajikistan (RCST)
|Immediate Supervisor’s Title
|RCST Project Coordinator for ECHO PPP
|Technical Supervisor’s Title
|Head of RCST Health Department
|The actions foreseen under pillar 2 (Epidemic and Pandemic Preparedness and Response) of the ECHO PPP project in Tajikistan comprises of essential activities to enhance preparedness at the community and institutional/systemic levels, and to prevent and respond to epidemics/pandemics, as well as to establish and contribute to the early detection by strengthening Community Based Surveillance (CBS) through local actors, community networks and volunteers
|The ECHO PPP Health Officer is responsible for the implementation of activities under Pillar 2 of the ECHO PPP project in Tajikistan, covering all implementation locations, encompassing:
Duties and responsibilities
|The ECHO PPP Health Officer is responsible for the following tasks:
Duties applicable to all staff
|Actively work towards the achievement of the Red Crescent Society of Tajikistan goals
|Abide by and work in accordance with the Red Cross and Red Crescent principles
|Perform any other work-related duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the line manager
|Bachelor’s Degree in public health, epidemiology, social science, nursing, veterinary science or similar relevant degree.
|Post Graduate qualification in Public Health, Epidemiology, Health information Management systems or similar relevant degree
|At least 3 years of experience working in public health programs in the development or humanitarian sector
|Experience working on community health programs or epidemic response operations.
|Knowledge of the National health system and surveillance systems
|Experience conducting trainings and workshops
|Experience with analysis or use of epidemiological or health information system data
|Experience supporting a team of staff, especially by distance in field positions
|Experience working with Red Cross or other development organisation, especially with a community focus
|Experience participating in forums with Ministry officials and partners, as a representative of the organization
|Experience with community-based surveillance, public health surveillance, IDSR, EWARS or health information systems (HIS)
|Knowledge and Skills
|Demonstrated knowledge and professional skills on the public health aspects of infectious disease control, specifically understanding of surveillance / epidemiological systems and data.
|Excellent computer skills. (e.g. Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat).
|Competence with Excel to analyse data and PowerPoint to prepare graphs and presentations
|Strong organisational and management skills with ability to plan and deliver on workplans and budgets, solve problems and manage challenges under pressure.
|Understanding of community development and community engagement principles, with an approach of empowerment and mobilisation
|A team-oriented and collaborative approach; flexible and responsive when working with other departments and teams
|Willingness to travel between HQ and the field program locations
|Able to work with your own initiative and lead a team of field staff
|Effective communication skills, professional and diplomatic
|Fluently spoken and written Tajik / Russian
|Good command of English
Sign off by Line Manager
For internal use only
|Approved by the Job Classification Committee:
|Approved salary scale:
Salary: Salary is 6000 Somony.
Please send your CV/Resume (mentioning position in the subject line) to: email@example.com
The deadline for applications is June 25, 2023.
Duration: 12 month
It should be noted that the applications sent after this date and time will not be taken into consideration.
Kindly note that only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview. RCST does not enter into correspondence with regard to the reasons for non-selection of candidates.