Health Officer (Capacity Building and Integration) - Beirut

IRC - The International Rescue Committee

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Job Description

The Health Officer for capacity building and integration will be responsible for the design, development, and delivery of trainings related to the health sector. S/he will act as focal point for the integration of health across other sectors such as education, protection, and livelihoods. As the Cholera outbreak is now rapidly spreading in Lebanon, this will be one of the main priorities in terms of capacity building and integrated multi-sectoral response.

Major Responsibilities:

- Contribute to the analysis and evaluation of capacity building needs, and develop accordingly a capacity building plan.

- Participate in the monitoring and evaluation of activities for continuous identification of and response to capacity development needs. - Deliver trainings to the IRC staff, frontliners, partners and community stakeholders, based on the program’s strategy, current grants, and any outbreak or other public health priorities in emergencies. - Ensure that all training materials are aligned with the national guidelines and recommendations (WHO, MoPH). - Ensure proper documentation of all trainings and capacity building sessions. - Ensure that all necessary requirements to ensure a successful training session are prepared in a timely manner including material, equipment, venue and transportation in coordination with the Supply chain team. - Conduct regular coaching and mentoring sessions. - Conduct regular monitoring visits to the partners activities sites and share documented feedback. - Coordinate with different sectors to assess training needs related to health, and ensure that trainings are implemented smoothly and in timely manner. - Coordinate with different sectors to explore integrated activities, and develop accordingly action plans. - Contribute to the proposals writing and budgeting for capacity building plans, and health integrated programs. - In coordination with M&E Department, develop tools to assess the impact of the capacity building and integrated activities with other sectors.

Key Working Relationships:

- Position Reports to****: Health manager - Internal Contacts: Country Program: Health Program team, M&E, Education team, Protection team, and Livelihoods team. - External: IRC health Partners, other health actors


Education and Work Experience

- Bachelor’s Degree in health-related field; Master’s degree is preferred. - Excellent knowledge of primary healthcare, sexual and reproductive health, mother and childcare, non-communicable diseases, communicable diseases. - Experience of minimum two years in mentoring and training.

Demonstrated Professional Competencies & Technical skills

- Strong interpersonal and intercultural communication. - Strong facilitation skills. - Strong coaching skills. - Strong written and oral communication skills, effective in representation and liaison with external parties. - Strong time management skills with ability to manage competing priorities and deadlines. - Ability to be flexible, adaptable, creative, and innovative in a challenging environment. - Very good computer skills.

The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

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