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OBGYN Specialist

Countries
Ukraine
Sources
HOPE
Closing date

Project HOPE is an international NGO of more than 900 engaged employees and hundreds of volunteers who work in more than 25 countries, responding to the world’s most pressing global health challenges. Throughout our 60-year legacy, Project HOPE has treated millions of patients and provided more than $3 billion worth of medicines to local health care organizations around the world. We have helped build hundreds of health programs from the ground up and responded to humanitarian crises worldwide.

Code of Conduct

It is our shared responsibility and obligation to treat each other with respect, take affirmative steps to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse and Trafficking in Persons, and to disclose all potential and actual violations of our Code of Conduct, which may include Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption, Discrimination or Harassment. Together we can reinforce a culture of respect, integrity, accountability, and transparency.

Program Summary:

Project HOPE is providing humanitarian assistance to internally displaced and conflict-affected persons throughout Ukraine, as well as support to refugees in Poland, Romania, and Moldova. The portfolio in Ukraine focuses on Health, Protection, and WASH programming in partnership with two local NGOs, with private funding and support from USAID/BHA.

This position will be based in Dnipro/East, Ukraine. Local Nationals Only

POSITION SUMMARY:

The primary function of the OBGYN Specialist includes serving as a technical specialist for the maternal and child health technical needs (Prenatal and Postnatal). The OBGYN Specialist will assist the Program Manager in the monitoring, technical support, and evaluation of assigned field projects with community-based maternal and child health components.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Advise and ensure the implementation of the strategies to improve quality and access to maternal, newborn and child health-care services.
  • Advise and ensure high impact interventions during prenatal and postnatal period, infancy and childhood periods are properly provided to mothers, newborns and children.
  • Advise and ensure integration of newborn and child health in maternal health-care services at health facilities and facilitate referral within a facility and with other health facilities.
  • Monitors the adequacy and timeliness of administrative support from HOPE to the maternal and child health programs.
  • Assess training needs of staff and community members and facilitate organization of these trainings.
  • Review the supervision system for the health facility staff and develop and implement regular supervisory visits.
  • Work closely with the supply chain management team and other partners to ensure consistent prenatal, newborn and child health commodity stock in the health facilities.
  • Facilitate partnership with local organizations that are working in the areas of maternal and childcare to create partnership, collaboration, and synergy in operation areas.
  • Travel to regions to support field program activities and capacity building efforts.
  • Assists in monitoring the adequacy of program budgetary requirements.
  • Facilitate the documentation of best practices and lessons learned, directed toward multiple audiences and for program scale up.
  • Provide regular progress reports to the Country Team Leads.
  • Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Advance Degree in Medicine with extensive training experience in obstetrics, gynecological and newborn care interventions with a minimum of 5-7 years of experiences.
  • Strong understanding of the international aspects of and trends in the health of women and children.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience leading programs and projects dealing with the health issues of women and children.
  • Exceptionally strong interpersonal skills, with experience and comfort interacting with senior representatives of government, industry, funding organizations and the health professions.
  • Experience in practical fieldwork with strong planning, organization and supervision skills.
  • Ability to think strategically and integrate diverse information from varied sources.
  • Fluent knowledge of Ukrainian and English (Upper-intermediate or higher; interview conducted in English).
  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel. PowerPoint and internet).

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be mobile in an office environment and able to use standard office equipment.
  • Must be able to communicate in verbal and written form and must be able to travel internationally.
  • Project HOPE employees may be required to travel or work in countries where working conditions are classified as “hardship.”

Work environment:

  • Typical office environment with exposure to a minimal noise level.
  • Emergency deployments may be in resource-deprived environments with austere living conditions.
  • Travel for extended periods may be by air and/or other modes of transportation.
  • Project HOPE employees may be required to travel or work in countries where working conditions are classified as “hardship.”

Due to the substantial number of inquiries, we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be considered. No phone calls please.

However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise.

Thank you very much for your interest in Project HOPE.

How to Apply

Please apply at the following link:

https://www.projecthope.org/job/obgyn-specialist/