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Instructor/Coordinator Midwifery

Activation Date: 24 May, 2021   Announced Date: 24 May, 2021   Expire Date: 31 May, 2021

Job Location: Kabul
Nationality: National
Category: Education
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As per Organization salary scale
Vacancy Number: 002/2021
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Kabul
Organization: The Aga Khan University, Academic Projects Afghanistan(AKU-APA)
Years of Experience: 5 years of Practicing midwife with, clinical and t
Contract Duration: Till End of December extendable
Gender: Male/Female
Education: Bachelor in Midwifery and Midwife with Nursing diploma will be preferred
Close date: 31 May, 2021

About The Aga Khan University, Academic Projects Afghanistan(AKU-APA):

The Aga Khan University, Academic Projects Afghanistan (AKU-APA) has a mandate to support human resource development in health and education sectors in Afghanistan, through providing technical support to ministries of Public Health and Higher Education. Specifically, AKU-APA has been working with Ghazanfar Institute of Health Sciences (GIHS), Kabul and its regional institutes; Kabul Medical University (KMU) and French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children (FMIC), in nursing, midwifery and postgraduate medical education. Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery (AKU-SoNaM) and Medical College have been providing technical assistance to strengthen the quality of Nursing and Midwifery Education in Afghanistan since 2002 through AKU-APA. Over 1600 nurses and midwives for their diploma programme and more than 2000 other health and education personnel have been trained in Pakistan and Afghanistan in short and long courses to enhance their knowledge and skills. AKU-APA also supports a General Nursing Diploma program in Faizabad, with Badakhshan Institute of Health Sciences and runs a Maternal and New-born Surveillance System research project in selected districts of Badakhshan. A Training and Policy Unit (TPU) was established at the GIHS in 2012, which is the focal reference of the Institutes of Health Sciences (IHSs) system in Afghanistan for nursing and midwifery education. The TPU-GIHS is responsible for development and revision of curriculums, standards and policies related to nursing and midwifery education and build capacity of trainers from GIHS as well as regional IHSs for effective implementation. 

Job Description:

  • Assist the Director in planning, scheduling and implanting new curriculum in GIHS and other IHS’s.
  • Assist in revision and finalization of midwifery program educational standards, policies, and developing teaching learning material and LRP’s
  • Carrying out overall program related activities at GIHS, MEP/TPU.
  • Coordinate with IHSs master trainers to conduct trainings, workshops and internal and external assessments according to the schedule and plans.
  • Conduct and participate in monthly and quarterly meetings with GIHS Midwifery department, Regional IHSs, ANMC and AMA.
  • Communicate necessary information on time to the Director.
  • Liaise with IHSs management, ANMC, AMA, MoPH, international donors, NGOs (national and international) and other stakeholders to participate and conduct consultative workshops and meetings.
  • Facilitate creation of positive learning environment while conducting training/workshops and consultative meetings.
  • Conduct quarterly coordinating, monitoring and evaluating visits to the GIHS, teaching hospital and provincial IHS’s to carryout plan activities supervision, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Support maintenance of accurate records of training/workshops and consultative meeting and visits reports.
  • Carry on any other duties assigned by the Director.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor in Midwifery.
  • Midwife with Nursing diploma will be preferred.
  • 5 years of Practicing midwife with, clinical and teaching experience.
  • Have 5 years of managerial, coordination and administration experiences in midwifery and Nursing.
  • Experience of working in multi-cultural settings.Must.
  • have good organizational and communication skills.

Submission Guideline:

  • Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit their applications and resume through email in one file to: [email protected]  no later than May 31, 2021.
  • The email subject line must be ‘Instructor/Coordinator Midwifery, AKU-APA, 02/2021.
  • AKU-APA is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
  • Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Submission Email:

[email protected]

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