Infection Prevention Control/WASH Officer Officer At Save the Children


The Moving Integrated, Quality Maternal, Newborn, Child Health and Family Planning and Reproductive Health (MNCH/FP/RH) Services to Scale (MOMENTUM) 2A (M2A) is a five-year global project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to provide targeted MNCH/FP/RH technical and capacity development assistance (TCDA) to countries to facilitate countries’ journeys to self-reliance. M2A also aims to contribute to global technical leadership and learning, and USAID’s policy dialogue for achievement of global MNCH/FP/RH goals through support to globally endorsed MNCH/FP/RH initiatives, strategies, frameworks, guidelines, and action plans.

In Sierra Leone, the project will continue on with long-term follow-up activities to sustain and improve integrated health service delivery. This position will support the initial response efforts related to infection prevention and WASH services in prioritized healthcare facilities. The position will also support the longer-term recovery and sustainability efforts to improve the quality of healthcare services, with a focus on maternal, newborn and child health services and infection prevention.


  • Relevant Higher National Diploma or equivalent qualification, preferably relevant to the project.
  • At least three years of relevant experience, preferably in INGO setting


  • Proven experience implementing projects or programmes related to teenage pregnancy, adolescent sexual/reproductive health, gender-based violence, child protection, or related issues.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English; excellent documentation and report-writing skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, as well as training/facilitation skills.
  • Experience in working with local/national civil society partners, using capacity building approaches.
  • Proficiency in computer e.g. MS Word, MS Power Point and Excel.
  • Child participation: experience in implementing programmes or activities directly with/for children.
  • Experience in integrating gender, diversity and other power-related issues into programme activities.
  • Experience in implementing community-based activities including in urban areas, using inclusive, gender equitable and participatory approaches.
  • Experience in external relations with government, community stakeholders and civil society.
  • Experience managing and/or monitoring the implementation of project budgets.
  • Ability to be self-sufficient and resourceful, proactive in identifying and addressing challenges, yet consulting and asking for assistance as needed/relevant. Ability and willingness to travel to project communities and stay in basic conditions.
  • Willing to commit to Save the Children’s aims, values and principles.


Closing Date: 28th, June 2020

The Organization

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.


Applicants are advised that

Save the Children International does not require any payment or expense during the entire recruitment process and we maintain zero tolerance to dual employment. Any request in this direction should be immediately

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.

 Candidates should know that Save the Children is no longer using for job advert and therefore candidates should apply through the links that will be provided by

 Applicants should attach a copy of a valid Labour Card to their applications

 Please apply in English using your CV and covering letter as a single document and include your current remuneration and salary expectations for this role.


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