Experts for Health Promotion and NCD prevention in schools

Posted on:
24 May, 2019
Application by:
7 Jun, 2019
Project status:
Project title:
Health Promotion and Non-Communicable Disease prevention in schools
Period of project:
01.01.2020- 31.12.2024
Duration of assignment:
to be seen
Duty station:
Job code:

Project description

The overall goal of the project is to reduce the exposure of Albanians to the major risk factors for NCDs.

Following outcomes are to be achieved:

1) School children (6-14 years old) have the necessary skills and knowledge to prevent behavioural risk factor for NCDs.

2) Teachers and school directors promote healthy behaviours and engage in setting an enabling framework in class and school.

3) Central and local government promote health in an inter-sectoral approach based on evidence, new standards and guidelines.


Job description

Please contact me with your CV for more information.  Heike Mainusch


The Team Leader will bring:

Confirmed experience in programme management and in the management of a team comparable in size and scope
- Confirmed experience in the health sector specifically on strengthening country systems to address health promotion and NCDs prevention
- Demonstrated experience in communication, negotiation and liaising with authorities at national and local level.
- Professional experience in South Eastern Europe, preferentially in Western Balkan countries
- Strong interpersonal, intercultural, and communication skills
- Number of years of professional experience in the health sector
- Number of years of project management/managerial experience
- Fluency in English; knowledge of Albanian language is an advantage
- Positive reputation and no adverse political or other affiliation

The national Health Promotion expert will bring:

- Relevant higher education ;
- 10 years of experience in the field of health promotion in schools on NCDs prevention, strengthening capacities of municipalities on
health and education sector;
- Fluency in English and Albanian language.

The national pre-university Education specialist will bring:

- Relevant higher education ;
- 10 years of experience in working in similar projects in education sector;
- Fluency in English and Albanian language.

Contact person

  Heike Mainusch

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