• Full time
  • 6 months ago
  • Salary 000 / Monthly
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor

Job Description

Newborn Essential Technologies and Solutions (NEST360) is a global consortium committed to ensuring that every hospital in Africa can deliver life-saving care for small and sick newborns. NEST360° aims to reduce 50% of newborn deaths in hospitals by developing and distributing a bundle of high-quality technologies and services for newborns.

Job Function

The Clinical Capacity Building Coordinator reports to the Clinical Training Manager

The Newborn Essential Solutions and Technologies (NEST) program aims to implement comprehensive newborn care through innovative lifesaving technologies, the provision of both technical and clinical capacity-building, implementation of clinical and technical educational programs and the building of a sustainable distribution network.

The required person should possess knowledge of medical and scientific terminology, strong interpersonal and communication skills, the capacity to analyze and interpret data, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.

Primary responsibilities

  • The ability to organize and prioritize responsibilities while paying close attention to detail is an asset in this position
  • Assist in managing the program’s training database
  • Plan for training, supervision and mentorship activities within training institutions and district and central hospitals
  • Coordinate training, supervision and mentorship activities within training institutions and district and central hospitals
  • Liaise with clinical and nursing professional bodies, accreditation agencies, policy makers and regulatory bodies
  • Serve as a liaison between the program, training institutions and health facilities
  • Organize supervision/field visits to training institutions and health facilities to monitor compliance with program plan in liaison with relevant stakeholders
  • Compile high quality activity reports to program management in a timely fashion
  • Review and analyze field reports to identify the causes of potential bottlenecks in project implementation

Education Requirements

  • Degree or diploma in public health, clinical medicine, nursing, midwifery or other health discipline
  • 2-3 years of experience in the provision/ coordination of training in a clinical/health setting
  • Strong data interpretation, report-writing and presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment, including ability to coordinate effectively with diverse individuals and stakeholders to achieve results
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to travel extensively in-country and internationally as needed
  • A clinical research certificate is an added advantage

Suitably qualified candidates should forward their applications together with copies of relevant certificates, detailed CVs and names of three traceable referees to:

The Registrar
College of Medicine
Private Bag 360
Blantyre 3

email: [email protected]

Indicate the following in the email subject line: Capacity Building Coordinator – NEST

Applications should be submitted before the end of business day on 20th November, 2020.

Only short-listed applicants will be acknowledged.


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