Health Programme Coordinator


Health Programme Coordinator – National Position

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We’re changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Role Purpose: As a member of the Save the Children Somaliland, the health program coordinator will work closely with project teams and the other clinical staff. The Health Program coordinator will be based in Hargeisa with travel to Burco and Borama SCI offices, they will be lead program person for Health projects in Somaliland. In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Contract Duration: 12 Months

Location: Hargeisa

Qualifications and Experience

Degree in Nursing, Medicine, or Public Health from an accredited University. Master’s in Public Health will be an added advantage. Registration with the relevant health bodies is crucial. Fluency in English and Somali languages Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in both emergency and developmental health program set up. Willing to travel and live in difficult and remote areas. The Application will close on 10th January ,2022

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.


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