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Malaria Consortium Is Recruiting

Date Posted: 19/May/2014
Deadline: 01/Jun/2014

Country Technical Coordinator

Location: Location: Abuja, Nigeria (up to 40% travel)
Application Closing Date: Jun 1st, 2014

Malaria Consortium has got an opening for a Country Technical Coordinator (CTC) to join our team in Nigeria. The Country Technical Coordinator will provide technical oversight and support to programmes based in Malaria Consortium’s Nigeria country office to ensure that up-to-date knowledge and best practices are used in implementation and that programmes have an internal learning process that contributes to improvements. The position holder will ensure that programmes are effectively technically coordinated to achieve coherent direction and a complementary portfolio. The position holder will play an active role in strategic and technical development and expansion of the Nigeria programme portfolio and will provide technical inputs to the Ministry of Health and other key stakeholders.

The successful candidate will have:
  • Master’s degree in Public or International Health, Communicable or Infectious diseases, Epidemiology or related discipline
  • Medical qualification and familiarity with the Nigerian health system
  • Extensive experience working in public health programmes or communicable disease control, with significant experience in a senior role
  • Experience managing projects or programmes funded by major institutional donors and agencies such as DFID, USAID, the UN or EU
  • Highly knowledgeable about malaria control or direct experience working in malaria control
  • Field experience in Sub-Saharan Africa and a solid understanding of the realities and complexities of in country programme implementation
  • Demonstrable experience working in a technical advisory capacity to Ministries of Health and other partners, including relating to policy and guidelines review or development, and programme reviews
  • Experience of building effective working relationships between MoH and its stakeholders
  • Project or programme management including design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Business development, including needs assessment, the development of concept notes and proposals, and stakeholder consultation and analysis
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and presentation skills, with strong stakeholder management skills, able to engage effectively with broad and diverse audience
  • Strong leadership skills with inclusive and motivational style and strong influencing ability
  • Strong problem-solving ability, with excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Strong computer skills, conversant with MS Office packages
  • Self-motivated, proactive and results-focused
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team and on own initiative, with ability to work to deadlines whilst being attentive to detail
How to apply
For more information please follow the link where you will have access to the full job description.  Please send your CV, with a covering letter outlining how you meet the person specification and your current salary information, to Human Resources at [email protected]
Malaria Consortium thanks you for your application.  However, due to the volume of applications received, only short listed candidates will be contacted within three weeks of the closing date.

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