Midwife - Mother and Child Health Promoter (3 positions)

VA released date: 29.06.2016

Vacancy Announcement                  


Malteser International is the relief agency of the Sovereign Order of Malta for humanitarian aid. With over 100 projects annually in some 25 countries throughout Africa, Asia and the Americas, we provide emergency relief after disasters and support recovery efforts with a focus on sustainable development.

For our Program Offices in Tachileik, Shan State we are looking for a motivated candidate work as


Midwife (Mother and child Health Promoter)-(3) Positions

Location: Kyaing Tong, Shan State



Main Responsibilities / Duties

Under the direct supervision of Medical Officer and overall supervision of Project Manager/Program Coordinator will be responsible for the following activities:

  • Cooking- demonstrations,
  • Counseling for pregnant and lactating mothers,
  • Home visits
  • Counseling on breastfeeding and complementary feeding,
  • Health Education,
  • Training and co-supervision of Mother Support Groups,
  • Data Collection and Reporting


Qualifications Required:

  • High School (or) preferable with relevant diploma;
  • Minimum of one year experience in working with community based health programme (preferably in the field of health promotion / disease control programmes);
  • Background in community mobilization, health education and participatory techniques;
  • Good interpersonal and facilitation skills and an ability to work at the village level;.
  • Ability to work independently in remote area;
  • Ability to organize and conduct training and proper utilization of IEC materials;
  • Ability to live and work under demanding work environments with minimum available basic facilities;
  • Knowledge of local languages spoken in project sites; Myanmar, Shan, Akar and Lahu.


We offer          : A challenging position with many opportunities in a highly motivated team and a fast paced environment.

Salary                   : For candidates who meet the profile requirements the salary-

  Cat 3, Level 1-5 (MMK: 350,000 - 390,000) depending on working experience       

Starting date     : As soon as possible

Deadline                  : 15.07.2016

Contract duration : One year with the possibility of extension

Duty station       : Kyaing Tong, Eastern Shan State

How to apply      : Please submit a cover letter, CV and copies/ scans of relevant certificates to:

Malteser International Shan Program Office: 251, Taw Kaw Ward, Pan Lain - 3, Tachileik Township, Shan State. (recruitment.malteser.shn@gmail.com)


Please indicate the job title in the email subject line.

Only short listed candidates will be notified for personal interview.


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