Technical Advisor

Last Mile Health

About the organization

About Last Mile Health

Last Mile Health partners with governments to design, scale, strengthen, and sustain high-quality community health systems, which empower teams of community and frontline health workers to bring life-saving primary healthcare to the world’s most remote communities. LMH is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization. For more information, visit www.lastmilehealth.org.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at LMH. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Duties

Reporting to the Program Director, the Technical Advisor (STA), will play a critical role in supporting programming by coordinating and engaging partners within Sierra Leone. The TA will lead engagement with the Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MoHS) around development of education content, monitoring and evaluation systems, and will advocate for integration of digital education strategies in support of the National Community Health Worker (NCHW) program.  The TA will engage and coordinate with a range of stakeholders, LMH colleagues, and MoHS digital health and community health divisions to address critical gaps in community health programming.

Throughout their employment with Last Mile Health, the TA will support on a variety of projects and efforts to promote LMH’s vision to establish stronger, sustainable community health programs across Sierra Leone through high-quality training for the health leaders, community health workers, supervisors, and managers who deliver health services to the last mile and beyond.

Qualifications

What You’ll Bring

-Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
-Professional experience in public health, curriculum development, and/or digital education
-Previous experience working in curriculum development, with a focus on designing and implementing health and education systems (preferably digital) for users in rural or low-resource settings
-Experience designing, implementing, and adapting monitoring and evaluation systems for community health programs. Demonstrated experience in quantitative and qualitative MERL methods.
-Professional experience in project planning and management in education and/other related areas, preferably in rural or low-resource settings
-Working knowledge of the National CHW Program Training Curriculum or relevant health curricula
-Experience in health policy work including experience working with the Sierra Leone Ministry of Health and District Health Teams
-A balanced understanding of Microsoft Office suite, and the Google suite (Gmail, Google Calendars, Google Drive), along with eagerness to learn new IT concepts and analytic techniques within challenging, real-world conditions

You’ll Impress Us If

-You can interpret data and explain findings to non-technical audiences.
-You have practical experience with analytical software and management information system such as DHIS II

Salary

The base salary range for this position is: $15,000 to $20,000, dependent upon experience doing an equivalent role.

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