Earn over 13,000 US Dollars annually as District Coordinator-LLINs at Malaria Consortium




Organization: Malaria
Consortium
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager
Salary: USD 13,654.68 per
annum
About Malaria Consortium:
Malaria Consortium is the world’s leading not-for-profit organisation
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 ensure good evidence supports
delivery of effective services, providing technical support for monitoring and
evaluation of programmes and activities for evidence-based decision-making and
strategic planning. Malaria Consortium works to improve not only the health of
the individual, but also the capacity of national health systems, which helps
relieve poverty and support improved economic prosperity.
About LLIN Project:
Malaria Consortium is the lead agency supporting the Ministry of Health
to distribute 24 million LLINs through the Universal LLINs distribution campaign
in all districts in Uganda. The campaign will be funded jointly by government
of Uganda and Partners including The Global Fund, DFID, USAID/PMI and Against
Malaria Foundation. The LLINs distribution will be implemented starting in
November 2016 for approximately 10 months.
Job Summary: The District
Coordinator-LLIN will mainly be responsible for implementing field based LLIN
distribution activities, financial management and coordination with the
district, MoH and Malaria Consortium. The incumbent will ensure the quality of
all activities related to LLINs distribution through regular liaison with MOH
officials, district leaders and Village Health Teams (VHTs). To provide
technical support to the district health teams (DHTs) and the VHTs to ensure
quality household registration, LLINs distribution and data compilation.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
Oversee implementation of project activities in the project districts
including (45%)
·        
Work in
liaison with the Project Manager to ensure effective implementation of the
LLIN distribution activities in any district in Uganda
·        
Actively
participate in the development of periodic LLIN distribution work plans and
budgets
·        
Take
part in the district level planning meetings for the distribution activities
·        
Organize
and participate in the training of district, sub-county, parish and
village level teams involved in the distribution activities
·        
Be
involved in supervising the registration of households, collection and
compilation of household registration data, as well as supervising the
actual LLIN distribution to beneficiaries. Manage and supervise field staff
involved in the distribution exercise
·        
Be
responsible for timely financial accountability for any disbursed funds
Monitoring and Evaluation (20%)
·        
Prepare
district specific distribution reports; and participate in the
preparation of the consolidated LLIN distribution report
·        
Take
part in supervising the registration of households, collection and compilation
of household registration data, as well as supervising the actual LLIN
distribution to beneficiaries.
Reporting (20%)
·        
Maintain
regular communication with the Regional Coordinator and compile work plan
updates from the field
·        
Prepare
regular progress, trip and monthly reports to the line Manager in a timely
manner and ensure that all the reports are filed
·        
Assist
the M&E Officer to ensure that all relevant project documentation is
disseminated to the district health teams.
·        
Participate
in relevant meetings, presenting project results and experiences as required.
Partnerships (5%)
·        
Build
effective and collaborative relationships with all project partners, including
the district health teams, Health Workers and VHTs
·        
Ensure
that complementary technical approaches are established with other stakeholders
in similar geographical locations.
·        
Ensure
effective coordination with and capacity building support to the district and
community levels.
Communications (5%): Document
field activities, case studies and experiences during the LLINs distribution
Other (5%)
·        
Manage
and supervise field staff (Sub-county supervisor) involved in the
distribution exercise
·        
Provide
oversight to Malaria Consortium equipment in the field including security for
vehicles, computers and other office facilities
·        
Adhere
to all project policies and procedures
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant for the Malaria Consortium District
Coordinator-LLIN job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher in health or social sciences field
·        
Previous
experience in implementation of projects
·        
Good
writing and communication skills
·        
Ability
to work effectively with a wide variety of partners including MoH
·        
Familiarity
with the Uganda LLIN mass campaign implementation guidelines
·        
Previous
experience in conducting training
·        
Honest
and able to manage and account for funds appropriately
·        
Broad knowledge and understanding of both preventive aspects of malaria control
·        
Familiarity
with the strategies and guidelines of the Uganda National Malaria Control
Programme
·        
Experience
in using participatory adult learning techniques previous experience in mass
campaign LLIN distribution activities is a plus.
·        
Competency
in computer applications ( word, excel, power point)
·        
Excellent
communication skills, with strong leadership skills and a supportive
management style
·        
Excellent
diplomacy and stakeholder liaison skills, and experience in working in
partnerships to deliver programmes
Core Competencies:
Delivering Results: Focuses on delivering contribution to
Malaria Consortium and achieving own objectives
·        
Puts in effort required to ensure the delivery
of own work and objectives to meet (and exceed) expectations
·        
Strong self management of time and effort
·        
Checks own work to ensure quality
Analysis and use of information: Gathers information and
identifies problems effectively
·        
Interprets basic written information
·        
Keen attention to detail
·        
Follows guidelines to identify issues
·        
Recognises problems within their remit
·        
Uses appropriate methods for gathering and
summarising data
Interpersonal
and Communications:
Listens and clearly presents information
·        
Actively listens and pays attention
·        
Presents information and facts in a logical way
·        
Shares information willingly and on a timely
basis
·        
Communicates honestly, respectfully and
sensitively
Collaboration and partnering: Is a good and effective team player
·        
Is as a good and effective team player
·        
Knows who their customers are and their
requirements.
·        
Respects and listens to different views/opinions
·        
Actively collaborates across teams to achieve
objectives and develop own thinking
·        
Proactive in providing and seeking support from
team members
Leading and motivating people: Manages own development and
seeks opportunities
·        
Actively manages own development and performance
positively
·        
Learns lessons from successes and failures
·        
Seeks and explores opportunities within Malaria
Consortium which develop skills and expertise
Flexibility/ adaptability: Recognizes own stress levels and
adapts
·        
Recognises limitations and take steps to manage
any resulting pressure or stress
·        
Remains focused on objectives and goal in a
rapidly changing environment
·        
Takes responsibility for own work and for the
impact of own actions
Living the values: Promotes Malaria Consortium values amongst
peers
·        
Shows a readiness to promote Malaria
Consortium’s values amongst peers
·        
Promotes ethical and professional behaviour in
line with Malaria Consortium’s values
Strategic planning and thinking and sector awareness: Manages
own workload effectively
·        
Plans and manages own workload effectively
·        
Is familiar with Malaria Consortium’s mission
and current strategic plan.
·        
Understands own contribution to Malaria
Consortium’s objectives
How to Apply:
All interested applicants are encouraged to apply online at the web
link below.
Deadline: 2nd December
2016 by 11:59 pm
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