Senior Health Officer

The Opportunity

The Senior Health Officer will play a lead role with Ministry of Health and stakeholders in coordinating, implementing, reporting and monitoring the project, under the supervision of the health Project Manager.  S/he will have significant responsibility for delivery of timely results and for coordination with governmental, partner and community stakeholders to ensure a coherent project model is established on the ground

Bachelor’s degree in a Health related area including: public health, family health and primary care.
Post graduate degree is desirable.
3-5 years of experience successful experience in project management and implementation with reputable NGO operating in the Egyptian context in the health sector. 
Proven history of project management including program design, budgeting, implementation and monitoring and evaluation administration;
Experience in maternal and child health capacity building is desired.
Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing and negotiation and coaching;
Experience with partner coordination, including government (especially the Ministry of Health), non-governmental partners and donor relations;
Excellent analytical and creative abilities with strong results orientation;
Fluency in English & Arabic, both verbal and written, required;
Commitment to Save the Children values.

We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector, this role is offered on the basis of national terms and conditions only 

The Organisation
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.  

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday 
All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
Violence against children is no longer tolerated 

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued. 
Application Information:
Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.  A copy of the full role profile can be found at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy

Job description:

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Date advertised: 17 Feb 2021

Closing date: 6 Mar 2021 - 23:59 EET

Location: Alexandria, Egypt

Department: Programme Operations

Type: Fixed-term contract

Schedule: Full-time

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