11 Technical Officer USAID MAPD Job Opportunities – Malaria Consortium (Salary over 57m)

Organization: Malaria
Consortium
Project Name: USAID/PMI
Malaria Action Program for Districts (MAPD) Project
Duty Station: Kampala,
Masaka,  Arua, Hoima and Kabarole, Uganda
Salary: USD
15,338 gross per annum
About US:
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 USAID MAPD Project:
The Malaria Action
Program for Districts (MAPD) project is a 5-year USAID/PMI funded project. The
project aims to prevent and control Malaria illnesses and deaths in order to
minimise the social economic effects of the disease among the overall
population of Uganda especially in children under 5 years of age. The project
will be implemented starting in August 2016, and will cover 43 districts with a
total population of more than 13 million. The Malaria Action Program for
Districts project offers a partnership uniquely positioned to deliver this
implementation rollout. Partners include Johns Hopkins Program for International
Education in Gynecology and Obstetrics (JHPIEGO), Banyan Global, Deloitte
&Touché Uganda, Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) and Communication for
Development Foundation-Uganda (CDFU).
Job Summary:
The Technical Officer will provide technical and implementation support to all
MAPD project activities in the respective region districts of operation


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Malaria Consortium USAID MAPD Technical
    Officer job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Health-related
    field including Public Health, Community Health or equivalent
  • Possession of a post graduate degree/diploma in Public Health or an
    equivalent
  • Three years of work experience in similar field and /or experience
    working on a USAID funded project
  • Experience in community-based health care delivery
  • Experience in capacity building/ transferring of skills
  • Experience in working with local government
  • Experience in developing work plans and activity budgets
  • Thorough understanding of both preventive and curative aspects of
    malaria control
  • Familiarity with the strategies and guidelines of the Uganda
    National Malaria Control Programme
  • Experience in using participatory adult learning techniques
How to Apply:
All interested
applicants are encouraged to apply online at the web link below.
Deadline: 18th May 2018
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