Earn Over 41000 Dollars Annually as Vector Control Specialist at Malaria Consortium

Organisation: Malaria
Consortium
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda or London, UK
Reports to: Technical
Director
Salary: $41,578-$46,773
About Malaria Consortium:
Malaria Consortium is one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations
dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable
diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium works with
communities, government and non-government agencies, academic institutions, and
local and international organisations to improve the health of the population
and the capacity of national health systems. It ensures that good evidence
supports delivery of effective services and evidence-based decision-making by
providing technical support for monitoring and evaluating programmes and
activities. In the recent years, the organisation has undergone significant
expansion, thus requiring robust and effective systems to meet the new
challenges.
Job Summary: The Malaria
Consortium Vector Control Specialist will mainly provide technical support to
MC projects in different areas of disease prevention, particularly those
related to entomological and vector control activities with a special emphasis
to insecticide treated nets (ITNs). The Vector Control Specialist is responsible
for the development and implementation of Malaria Consortium Africa’s portfolio
of work in vector control and will provide technical support to various
projects, ensuring technical quality of their vector control components.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate should hold a
    post-graduate degree or a postgraduate qualification in Medical Entomology
  • Significant field experience in planning
    and implementation of malaria prevention and control in African countries,
    especially ITN programmes
  • Past exposure and experience in prevention
    of other vector-borne diseases desirable
  • Prior experience in managing or supporting
    multi-country health projects
  • Substantial experience in designing,
    implementing and managing operational research projects and in data
    analysis and writing scientific publications
  • Excellent written and oral communication
    and interpersonal skills
  • Possess the ability to collaborate with a
    range of partners
  • Language fluency in English, French an
    advantage
How to Apply:
All interested applicants should send their updates resumes / CVs, with
covering letters outlining how you meet the person specification and your
current salary information, to Human Resources at
HR.Recruitment@malariaconsortium.org
NB: Only short listed
candidates will be contacted within three weeks of the closing date.
Deadline: 22nd
October, 2014

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