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Technical Officer At Malaria Consortium

Date Posted: 05/Aug/2014
Deadline: 06/Aug/2014

Malaria Consortium (www.malariaconsortium.org) is one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations which is dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia. Malaria consortium(MC) works with communities, Government and non-Governmental agencies, academic institutions, local and international organisations to ensure good evidence support 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 (MC) recently received a grant with focus on bringing Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC) to scale in seven countries in the Sahel. Its major responsibility is to implement monthly drug administration to children during malaria transmission period and Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC) for prevention and reduction of malaria effect.

 

 

Malaria Consortium - Technical Officer

The Technical Officers will be based in each of the following locations; Sokoto and Zamfara. S/he will report directly to the Project Manager and take the lead in implementing project activities as well as oversee SMC monthly drug administration in the states. The position will require regular travel within Nigeria and periodic trips to project technical meetings in Kampala and/ or Dakar.

ADDITIONAL KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

•          Develop efficient logistics and procurement strategies for SMC drugs and commodities;

•          Provide capacity building technical support for health workers, supervisors and other supply chain personnel ;

•          Provide support for development of data collation systems as well as M&E framework for the country office;

QUALIFICATIONS:

•         Interested candidates must have a degree in Public Health or other related discipline.

•          S/he must have a minimum of five years experience in public health focused on market interventions as well as mass drug administration particularly for malaria commodities.

•          Excellent project management, planning, budgeting and communication skills are required for the position.

METHOD OF APPLICATION

 

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 to the appropriate address at; [email protected]. All applications must be submitted latest Wednesday, 6th August, 2014.

 







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