The Health Systems Advisor provides technical leadership to the Côte d’Ivoire country program focusing on health systems, community development and stigma reduction, midwife capacity building, and comprehensive abortion care including contraception, health system provider/site performance, and Ipas training efforts. The Health Systems Advisor guides and manages the team, ensuring implementation of quality health systems activities, aligned with Ipas’s organizational strategies, standards and goals. The position shares knowledge on technical innovation, lessons learned, and best practices across regional/country teams, technical staff and with external partners.
Decisive Risk Management & Problem Solving
Anticipate challenges and find solutions. Seeks the necessary inputs, analyzes the data at hand, identifies potential risks and takes a decision. Can move forward even when information is imperfect. Documents analysis, intentions and desired outcome of key decisions. Reviews the impact and consequences and openly learns from mistakes
Communication & Collaboration
Actively listens and communicates -connects easily with her/his team and gains their trust and respect. Works well across all organizational teams. Demonstrates clear and concise information and idea sharing
Critical Guidance and Conflict Management
Has the skills to face conflict and provide critical guidance with empathy and facts. Can deliver difficult feedback with care. Encourages team members to directly share their concerns and helps develop the skills to make it a productive and valued experience. Understands the benefits of conflict and supports colleagues to embrace different perspectives, learn from others, to understand themselves and co-create new ideas.
Take the Work Seriously but Not Yourself.
Strive to do your best but know no one is perfect, you can laugh and learn from your mistakes. You also know when the search perfection will have a negative impact on the women and girls we are trying to serve.