NATIONAL HEALTH ADVISOR, LUANDA, ANGOLA

GRADE 3, 22,065 pa PLUS 2,535 PA ADDITIONAL FOOD ALLOWANCE.

Contract is available immediately till end of January 2002. (approx. 10 month) Post status is dependent on actual period in post. You will ensure the successful implementation of SC UK's health programme work in Angola - the quality of its impact and the centrality of children to its approach. Within the context of growing organisational commitment to child rights-based programming, the National Health Advisor will fulfil the following functions:

You must  be a senior health professional with substantial proven experience in health management and public health programmes in middle or low income countries. Relevant post-graduate qualification public health, health management together with experience of working with government counterparts in the Ministry of Health.  Relevant experience, especially at national level, a distinct advantage. Other skills required would be strong analytical skills, programme development and reporting with a flexible, independent attitude to work and working conditions.  You must be a versatile communicator and have experience providing technical advice to operational teams. Fluency in Portuguese and English desirable. Recruitment and selection procedures and checks reflect our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

REQUIRED FROM: ASAP

CLOSING DATE: 4 APRIL 2001

How to apply: For further details and a detailed Job description or to download an application form please visit our website at: http://www.savethechildren.org.uk/vacancies. To apply please send a supporting cover letter and comprehensive CV, clearly stating the name and location of the job you are applying for along with the media reference (SCF/NHA/ANG/EU) in your covering letter. Failure to include all of this information may delay the processing of your application. Please send it to Overseas Personnel (Emergencies) by e-mail to: EmergencyVacanciesatscfuk.org.uk, for post, 17 Grove Lane, London, SE5 8RD Great Britain, or fax: 00 44 20 7793 7614.
Please note: - We do not reply individually to applications. If you have not heard from us within 5 weeks after the closing date you should assume, that we have not short-listed you