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Malaria Implementation Officer At USAID-funded MAPS Program

Date Posted: 13/May/2014
Deadline: 23/May/2014

MAPS Program - SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (Malaria Implementation Officer)


The Malaria Implementation Officer will be based in the Kogi state office of the MAPS project. S/he will be responsible for the implementation of Malaria technical activities as well as Malaria control strategies at the state, LGAs, health facilities and grass-root levels. The officer will represent the project in Malaria Technical Group and other relevant health coordinating committees with the approval of the state coordinator.

Additional key responsibilities will include;

•          Coordinate the implementation of State-based activities on malaria prevention ncluding LLIN distribution, use and monitoring);

•          Provide support for malaria case management (diagnosis and treatment) within the state including support for LMIS;

•          Provide technical support to states to improve intermittent preventive therapy for pregnant women;

•          Provide technical support for capacity building on malaria technical areas including training of personnel at the state ministry of health and other facilities;

•          Provide technical expertise at the state level to the SMCP as it relates to all issues on capacity building for the Management of malaria control;

Qualified candidates should possess the following:

•          Qualification: Candidates must have a medical degree and post-graduate qualification in Public Health, Epidemiology or other related discipline.

•          S/he must have at least 5 years’ work experience in public health particularly in malaria programme services or service delivery.

•          Prior knowledge of the operations of public and private sector stakeholders within the aid sector is essential.

•          Excellent communication skills with hands-on computer proficiency is also required.



Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit a copy of their recent CV using the name of the position as subject of the email through the appropriate link at [email protected].

All applications must be submitted latest Friday, 23rd May, 2014. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.


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