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Health Promoter Supervisor
MSF - Holland Department, Dera Murad Jamali
Apply By Aug 3, 2021
Job Description (total positions: 1, posted on: Jul 27, 2021)

Main Objectives

    In close collaboration with the HP IEC Activities Manager, implementing and supervising educational campaigns according to MSF values, standards and procedures in order to increase awareness of the targeted population and to promote prevention and treatment of diseases in the project area


    •       In close collaboration with the HP manager, participating in the definition and update of the HP/IEC strategy and identifying indicators in order to monitor HP activities, results, and achievements. Supporting the HP manager in organizing and carrying out assessments and research on the impact of HP activities and identifying and reporting the constraints, difficulties or strength points of the HP strategy inside and outside the medical structures in order to reinforce the link between the communities and the project

    •       Providing support in selecting and developing quality pedagogical communication strategies towards the community. Planning information campaigns, including targets, objectives, methods and goals in order to increase awareness among the targeted population.

    •       Informing, according to protocols, community members and identified risk groups about health related issues

    •       Organizing health awareness sessions for MSFs medical and non-medical staff

    •       Identifying key actors (local authorities, local NGOs, traditional healers, formal or informal authorities) and being the focal point for the networking in order to support the dissemination of health information of the target population, and be the point of reference for the relation and networking with these subjects.

    •       Organizing, training, and supervising the HP team in terms of planning and organizing their work, supporting, evaluating and coaching of personnel, collecting reports and reporting the activities of each health worker and regularly visiting communities that are under his/her responsibility

    •       Supervising, in close collaboration with the HR department, the HR associated processes (recruitment, training/induction, evaluation, potential detection, development and communication) of the staff under his/her responsibility in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required

    • Ensuring cleanliness of IEC (information, education and communication) areas
    • Collecting and reporting to the medical team any information linked to the health situation of the population and the patient

    MSF Section/Context Specific Responsibilities :

      •  Implement approved design, plans and strategies of HP: Lead the HP Team in the implementation of the HP program. Encourage and support the HP team to conduct HP sessions for non-medical MSF staff. Conduct HP sessions in the Medical Facility and in the Community. Monitoring and evaluation of HP activities.
      •  Data / information collection and analysis: Plan and implement data/information collection in the Medical Facility and in the Community for medical or socio-cultural assessment, in collaboration with HP manager and medical department. Analyze the data in order to improve the implementation of strategy [in collaboration with Medical department & HP manager].
      •   Reporting: Prepare monthly, quarterly and yearly activity reports. Provide regular updates to the Medical Focal Point Assistant and MFP.
      •   Supervision of HP staff / team management: Supervise HP activities in medical facility and in the targeted community areas. Coach HP staff for better execution of their tasks. Identify training needs for the HP staff and facilitate trainings. Participate in HP staff evaluations. Define responsibilities of HP workers & define roaster / leave planning.
      • Networking and interdepartmental collaboration: Liaise with external  relevant actors including community leaders for a smooth implementation of the external HP program.



      • Essential Diploma/ Bachelor Degree in social sciences or education/pedagogy / or social work or related field

        Desirable Masters in same field


      Essential working experience in MSF (1 year minimum) in health promotion activities, or training-education activities

      Desirable: 1-year managing HP team.

      Languages: Satisfactory level of English, proficient in Urdu and relevant local language essential


        •       Results and Quality Orientation L2

        •       Teamwork and Cooperation L2

        •       Behavioral Flexibility L2

        •       Commitment to MSF Principles L2

        •       Stress Management L3

        Required Skills

        Stress Management, Behavioral Flexibility, Teamwork & Cooperation, Results and Quality Orientation,

        N.G.O./Social Services
        Health & Medicine
        Job Type
        Contract ( First Shift (Day) )
        No Preference
        Minimum Education
        Degree Title
        Bachelor Degree in social sciences or education/pedagogy / or social work or relat-ed field.
        Career Level
        Experienced Professional
        Minimum Experience
        2 Years