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Director Family Health - Health Service Board

Location: Harare
Alert: Application Deadline Expired

Job Summary

POST D: Director Family Health


STATION: Ministry of Health-Head Office

REPORTS TO: Chief Director Preventive Services

Duties And Responsibilities


  • Provide national leadership, coordination and management of Reproductive, Maternal Newborn Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) and nutrition programs.
  • Coordinate the development of strategic documents for RMNCAH and Nutrition programs and ensuring that they are up to date.
  • Coordinate the trainings in the RMHCAH and Nutrition programmes.
  • Responsible for ensuring that these programs efficiently and effectively complement each other as well as interacting with other units and departments
  • In close coordination with program officers and PMDs, directs and manages the planning of all the four programs and ensure their implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Continuously monitor and evaluate the effectiveness, efficiency, appropriateness and quality of RMHCAH and Nutrition service delivery methods, standards, protocols and operational procedures; identifying opportunities for improvement and taking appropriate action.
  • Links MoHCC with academics with special interests in program areas.
  • Development and administration of the departmental budget: mobilize resources, approve & monitor expenditures; implement budget adjustments as necessary.
  • Develop and maintain systems that ensure effective and efficient utilization of essential resources.
  • Provide administrative, managerial, technical and professional advice, leadership and direction in the area of RMHCAH and Nutrition services to the department and stakeholders.
  • Ensure and promote inter-departmental/ministerial collaboration as well as participation at national, regional and international events.
  • Promote and initiate relevant operational research.
  • Contributing to general health sector policy formulation, review and planning process.
  • Prepare departmental monthly, quarterly, annual & other plans and reports.

Qualifications And Experience


  • MBChB degree or its equivalent
  • Specialist Paediatrics
  • Specialist Registration with MDPCZ
  • At least two years’ experience at a grade of Deputy Director Family Health or its equivalent such as PMCHO, PEDCO, DMO.
  • Prospective candidates will be subjected to mandatory psychometric tests

How To Apply

Candidates who meet the requirements of the post s are invited to submit their applications accompanied by CVs and certified copies of certificates not later than 18 March 2022 to:

The Executive Director

Health Service Board

Old Parirenyatwa Hospital

Bag A6104 Avondale, Harare


Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Alert: Application Deadline Expired

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