Mobile Health and Nutrition Team Midwife – The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) Vacancy Announcement

The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) Vacancy Announcement, April 17, 2023





Job Overview

Organization: The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA)

Position: Mobile Health and Nutrition Team Midwife

Employment: Full Time

Location: Afder Zone Woredas : Harguélé, Erkale and Barey, Somali

Experience Level: Junior Level (2 Years)

Number of Positions: Not Specified

Date of Announcement: April 17, 2023

Deadline: April 27, 2023


Job Description


Provide obstetrical care to pregnant women and their babies as per SRH package of MHNT, doing follow up before, during and after delivery, according to National and ALIMA obstetrical and reproductive health protocols, universal hygienic and newborn caring standards in order to improve the basic preventive health care at community level in line with public health emergency management with emphasis especially preventing maternal and newborn deaths.

  • Ensuring the implementation and continuity of antenatal and postnatal care, family planning, obstetrical care (BEmONC 1), neonatal and comprehensive abortion care, management of victims of sexual violence, reproductive tract infections, in accordance with SRH package of MHNT and reinforce the implementation of standardized protocols.

  • Collaborating with the MHNT nurse in the management of Sexual Violence cases

  • Assessing the feasibility for referral of pregnant women form the NEH/TBAs to the OPD/MCH for medical evaluation and/or complicated deliveries.

  • Ensuring hygiene and sterilization criteria (including universal precautions) are met according to ALIMA specifications.

  • Performing cleaning and minor maintenance for biomedical equipment used. Following the user manual and protocols and alert supervisor in case of malfunctioning.

  • Guaranteeing a regular and ongoing supply of drugs and equipment required for SRH activities (including monitoring/consumption control/ordering of orders) in collaboration with the MHNT nurse

  • Ensuring patients’ right to privacy and confidentiality is respected

  • According to ALIMA protocols in force, conduct normal deliveries independently when referral to a health facility is not possible.

  • Manage obstetric emergencies; identify cases needing referral and send them in time, detecting possible anomalies/infections of the newborn and reporting them to the nurse, in order to ensure successful interventions

  • Train and support SRH staff of supported Health facilities, NEH, CHWs and HEWs on how to provide quality maternal and child health services.

  • In supported Health facilities, supervises the use of drugs, facilities and obstetric material, in order to ensure, in accordance with number of patients and prescriptions, a rational use as well as pharmacy stock levels are permanently updated, kept under appropriate conditions and above minimum safety point.

  • Strengthening of linkages and coordination mechanisms between community and the health facilities, collaborate with HP and HC responsible and personnel while organizing MHNTs activities in their areas

  • Train and support community-based volunteer health workers for the implementation of the community component of the project

  • In close collaboration with MHNT nurse and logistic teams, organising all logistic needs of the MHNT

  • Under supervision of the Nurse supervisor, the SRH manager and the project coordination team, identifying population in need and setting the schedule for MHNT activities

  • In collaboration with community activity supervisor (and the community volunteers: NEH, CEW) and the project coordination team, involving HP/HC responsible and community leaders in the MHNT activity and ensuring targeted population is aware of the MHNT schedule

  • Ensuring proper and timely data collection and prepares the monthly SRH activity report

The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) Vacancy Announcement 2023


Job Requirements


Training / Education:

College Diploma/Degree in midwifery and with valid registration/practising licence.


  • At least two years of experience in the field and NGO experience in the field is preferred.

  • Experienced working at the primary health care unit (Health centers) at the MCH department and labor wards.

  • Proven training facilitation experience and skills,

  • Relevant experience in performing clinical procedures (assisted delivery and others)


  • Ability to work independently and quickly take up a position

  • Analytical skills and critical thinking

  • Extremely flexible, able to work independently, and have the ability to cope with stressful situations and frustrations.

  • Interest in and ability to work in a team.

  • Ability to live and work in localities often far from capitals, located in rural areas and often poorly covered in terms of security, medical, social and leisure.

  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to prescribe medications for the patient in more efficient and effective way

  • Ability to performing rapid diagnostic procedures and others

  • Ability to write a report in English on weekly, monthly bases

  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Excellent organizational skills and multi-tasking ability

  • Collaborative attitude with colleagues, work team and external partners

  • Ability to work with a broad spectrum of people from different cultural backgrounds

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Flexible with ability to cope with stressful situations and challenging conditions with limited resources.

  • Sense of organization and rigor

  • Ability to adapt, diplomacy and patience

  • Strong listening skills

  • Ability to work under pressure


  • English Speaking, reading and writing, mandatory.

  • Knowledge of a local language (Somali and Oromo) is an asset

The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) Vacancy Announcement 2023


How to Apply


If you are interested, please send your application composed of none returnable CV, a Covering Letter with “MHNT Midwife” written in the subject line, and three references, to the following email address:

Deadline: 27th April 2023 before 5:00pm

NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be communicated and the selection process includes a technical test and an interview





For more vacancy alerts like this The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) Vacancy Announcement, Join us on Telegram 

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to Top