Community Based Maternal and Newborn Care Technical Advisor

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Full Time
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Date Posted
Nairobi, Kenya; Washington, DC; New York, New York
Company Information
International Rescue Committee

The Community Based Maternal and Newborn Care (CBMNC) Technical Advisor (TA) is primarily a field-facing position with a central responsibility on program quality. The CBMNC TA will spend most of their time supporting CBMNC programs and respective evaluation research in Somalia & South Sudan. Subsequently, more countries will be included for improvement of CBMNC services.


• Health or other related degree, with a community health background plus MPH or equivalent; • At least 5 years public health experience in technical and management positions, including provision of remote technical support; • At least three years of residence or work experience in low- and middle-income countries; • Expertise in community-based MNH, integrated community case management (iCCM), community-based provision of family planning (CBP/FP), and/or community-based nutrition (CB-N). • Expertise in program management and fundraising (e.g., program development, proposal writing, monitoring & evaluation, and management of donor relations, local partnerships, capacity strengthening). • Ability to work within a team, motivate others and promote efficiency, resolve challenges, and contribute to a cheerful work environment. • Proven organizational skills, and the ability to be flexible and productive when dealing with various priorities, in a fast-paced team environment. • Good communication skills, including writing professional documents, and building and delivering presentations to different audiences. • Professional-level fluency in English. French proficiency will be a plus. • Ability to travel approximately 20 - 30% of the time.