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Maternal Health Task Force (MHTF) at EngenderHealth

About the MHTF

The Maternal Health Task Force (MHTF) at EngenderHealth contributes to shaping collective efforts to improve maternal health worldwide. Supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and initiated in late 2008, the Task Force serves as a catalyst to address one of the most neglected areas in global health. Recognizing that real progress requires better coordination and increased global attention, the Maternal Health Task Force brings together existing maternal health expertise and engages new organizations to facilitate global coordination of maternal health programs around three thematic areas: Research and evidence, Programs and evaluation, and Advocacy and policy.

About the position

The Sr. Program Assistant’s responsibilities, include, but not are limited to, the following:

1)      Financial Tracking, Reporting, and Forecasting.

2)      Documentation Management.

3)      Technical meetings- Provide logistical and administrative support for the preparation of workshops and conferences. This includes coordinating mailing of invitations, materials, advising participants and staff of deadlines, coordinating with travel agent regarding flight arrangements for participants and processing expense claims.

4)      Consultants – Coordinate with Grants Management, HR, Facilities, and IS personnel to hire consultants. Provide consultants with copies of necessary resource materials to complete writing assignments. Ensure that consultants submit invoices in a timely manner. Review invoices, and prepare disbursement voucher.

5)      Processing, tracking and financial oversight of project sub-awards.

6)      Conference Planning- research, steering committee meeting support, application review, administrative and logistical support for preparation.

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EngenderHealth

Job Description

“Maternal Health is one of EngenderHealth’s key Global Practice Areas. EngenderHealth Maternal Health programs include activities: essential obstetric care, management of abortion complications, management of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia, fistula care, and prevention of unplanned and unwanted pregnancies.

The Senior Technical Advisor for Maternal Health, under the supervision of the Global Practice Leader for Maternal Health, will be responsible for providing technical assistance to EngenderHealth’s global and country programs and projects and ensuring the medical quality of those programs. In addition, the Senior Technical Advisor will be responsible for updating clinical skills and knowledge of EngenderHealth staff in areas of maternal health, including quality assurance approaches and tools related to these areas.

The Senior Technical Advisor for Maternal Health will also work in close collaboration with the Global Practice teams for Family Planning, HIV/AIDS, Gender and MAP, and Youth and also with the Senior Technical Advisor for Quality Assurance, Integrations, Training and Learning, and Community Engagement to ensure that aspects related to these areas are integrated into the design of maternal health programs and projects.”

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