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Health Promoter Supervisor

Date Posted: Dec 27, 2019

Job Description

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international independent medical humanitarian organization working in partnership with the Ministry of Health and other actors in Blantyre and environs on a cervical cancer project.

MSF-FRANCE is recruiting suitable candidates for the position of:

Position: Health Promoter Supervisor

General duties:

  • 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 (prisons, army, sexual workers, etc.) about health related issues
  • Organizing health awareness sessions for MSF's 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

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Education level in social science, social communication, nurse or teaching
  • Preferable previous experience in teaching, nursing or social work, community mobilization

Contract details:

  • Fixed-term contract with intended renewal.
  • Intended starting date January.


How to apply

Interested applicants should send their written application letter (letter of motivation) with a detailed CVindicating postal address, day phone contacts, photocopies of ID, and relevant certificates and work experience to the following addresses:


By Mail:                                                                                 By Email: msff-blantyre-recruitment@paris.msf.org 

Médecins Sans Frontières – France                                   

P.O. Box 2736,



Subject Line: Health Promoter Supervisor or WRITE « Health Promoter Supervisor » ON ENVELOPE


NOTE:Letters, CVs and any documentation included in application package will not be  returned. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. MSFF does not reimburse the possible costs for transportation for tests and interviews that may take place during the recruitment process.  MSF is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge any application/recruitment or training fees.: if ever you are requested to pay any amount to process your application or access employment with MSF, do not payand please inform the MSF administration at 099 4343467  as soon as possible.”

                                    Deadline to apply for this position: December 31st, 2019 at 5:00PM

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