Jun 12, 2019

Cervical Cancer Coordinator

  • Ministry of Finance
Full time Health Care Hospitality-Hotel

Job Description

Position: Cervical Cancer Coordinator

Reports to: Ministry of Health COAG Chief of Party

Liaises with: SRH, Cancer Registry, SNAP and RHMTs

Duty Station: Mbabane Cooper Center Ministry of Health Office

Duration of Services: 12 months renewable annual contract based on performance.

Main Purpose The Kingdom of Eswatini is faced with a high rate of cervical cancer cases and proper holistic management is needed in the prevention, Treatment and continuous management of the disease. It is the one of the main caused of mortality among HIV positive women and a need to make sure that comprehensive program is developed in the country cannot be over emphasized.

The Cervical Cancer Coordinator is responsible for the coordination, implementation, documenting, monitoring and evaluation of the cervical cancer activities in the country. The position is a key position responsible for the day to day running of the Cervical Cancer program. In coordination with the all relevant stakeholders in the Health Sector the Coordinator manages the VIA sites, optimizes quality assurance, professional education and training to the VIA service providers.

Specific duties and functions:

  • Planning and coordination of Cervical Cancer programs
  • To oversee effective implementation of Cervical Cancer Program
  • Provide leadership and strategic support to the RH MTs on Cervical Cancer services
  • Work closely with other relevant ministries, the implementing partners and other key stakeholders to support implementation of the program.
  • Strengthen existing health systems to support implementation of Cervical Cancer in the Health Sector at all Health levels.
  • Collaborates and engages stakeholders on Cervical Cancer activities
  • Assist each region to prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports related to Cervical Cancer
  • Provide support, training and alignment of regional Cervical Cancer at Health Facilities on Care, treatment and prevention guidelines.
  • Provide guidance to the Ministry of Health in identifying areas for research in cervical cancer field
  • Participate actively in TWG meetings and forums addressing Cervical Cancer in the Country.
  • Prepare budgets, and work plans, pertaining to cervical cancer program.
  • Monitoring and evaluation of Cervical Cancer activities in the Country.

Qualification and Requirements

  • Medical Degree and Master’s Degree in Public Health or any other relevant Health degree
  • PhD in Health Sciences will be an added advantage
  • 5 years’ experience in Cervical Cancer services or HIV treatment and care
  • Competence in Public Health issues related to Cervical Cancer
  • Program Management experience and knowledge on Public Health policy

Key Competencies

  • A strong team player with an ability to communicate technical health issues
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and excellent supervisory skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, and communication skills
  • Ability to provide factual and scientific guidance to other professionals and service providers
  • Experience working with diverse groups.
  • Good computer skills such as MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send their application letter and resumes to the Ministry of Health Principal Secretary Office by email to recruitmentmohcoag@realnet.co.sz or hand delivery, addressed Cervical Cancer Coordina-tor Position. Closing date for application to be submitted is Friday 21 June 2019 at 15:00 hrs.

Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us 3 weeks after the closing date of submission.

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