School Engagement Focal Point (National Only)

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 691
Date Posted:Jan 1, 2020
Reference:RIZSC/2020/005
Closing Date:Jan 11, 2020
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Health/Medical
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:4 Years
Contract Duration: Unspecified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About RIZ Strategy Consulting:

Founded:

National Emergency Operations Center (NEOC) for Polio Eradication, Afghanistan is the central location from which to coordinate the interventions for fighting against polio in the country. It provides a platform for all stakeholders to work directly and collaboratively, share information in real time, and formulate a joint plan of action. EOC under the leadership of National PEI & EPI Focal Polio (Senior Advisor of Public Health Minister) allowing for more immediate coordination and cooperation within the government and along with stakeholders at different levels. EOCs generate quicker, better synchronized, and more effective emergency responses to the Polio Eradication Initiative (PEI) Program in Afghanistan.


Job Summary:

Monitoring and Evaluation Unit is an integral component under the NEOC structure with the overall role to assess the PEI program is achieving its set targets as describe in the program strategic document, National Emergency Action Plan (NEAP)2020. As per the expressed need, NEOC restructure the School Engagement Focal Point (National Level) position to strengthen the manpower of respected unit.  


Skills Required:

General

Requires travel to provinces:

No

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

·        Under the direct supervision of National Director, rolling out of provincial operational plan for school engagement at country level

·        Build-up partnerships between education departments and polio team for effective engagement of schools in polio eradication program

·        Maintain good working relationship within polio team and with education departments in implementation of school engagement program

·        Participate in National and provincial meetings (within the line ministries), and take all suggestion and recommendation of the forum for improvement of school engagement program

·        In coordination with other partners and department of education, develop a clear action plan for training of school-teachers on school engagement program

·        Conduct training/orientation of teachers and principals on engagement of schools in polio program and establishing their linkages with relevant supervisors/coordinators

·        Close follow up with regional and provincial school engagement focal points on their coordination with schools for getting data of missed children.

·        Collecting and compiling data from different regional and provincial level.

·        Based on data and information collected, development of monthly progress plan on school engagement for all regions and provinces.

·        Perform any other responsibility assigned by the SIAs Coordinator and EOC Director


Scope of Activities:

1)     Coordinate with partners to develop and revise the related check lists and tools, guidelines, annual action plan, and quarterly post campaigns.

2)     Review the entire training School Engagement Initiative Process (e.g. venue, duration, incentive, materials covered, methodology used, monitoring, and evaluation).

3)     Harmonize the initiative to coordinate between operations and regional school engagement focal points.

4)     Coordinate and oversight the process of School Engagement Activities by Intra Campaign Monitors in VHRDs.

5)     Lead development and implementation of the required School Engagement activities for all new interventions for national and provincial teams.

6)     Collect and analyses data and information on School engagement activities and present it to the National Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and implement subsequent improvements on the analyses and feedback.

7)     Actively participate in post-campaign review meetings, EOC working groups, and other task teams to ensure that School Engagement activities are properly planned and coordinated with other relevant working groups/task teams.

8)     Providing regular report to SIA coordinator and National EOC Director after each round of SIAs on the quality of School Engagement activities of the previous SIAs and the improvement plan and subsequent action for correction.

9)     Conduct field visits during campaigns to ensure the regional school engagement focal points are well trained, performing quality work, being paid, and to identify and follow up on any other issues identified

10) Perform any other responsibility assigned by the SIAs Coordinator and EOC Director



Performance review:

The employee performance will be continuously reviewed by SIAs coordinator and NEOC Director. However, formal performance review will be conducted in frequency set in the contract using different sources of data against his TOR, the work plan and the results.  


Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Qualifications:

a.      Strong team-work and analytical skills (quantitative and qualitative data and information)

b.     Ability to move in all area of the provinces with readiness and frequent visit to southern, eastern, south-eastern provinces and its districts

Language:

a.      Mandatory local language specific to the province with satisfactory knowledge of the English language

b.     Basic computer skills in MS (excel, word, power point and email writing)

Job Keywords:

School Engagement Focal Point (National Level)
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