Malaria Consortium Job Vacancy: Malaria Technical Advisor - Mozambique

Malaria Consortium is recruiting for a Malaria Technical Advisor to join our team in Mozambique.

Under the supervision of the Deputy Chief of Party, the Malaria Technical Advisor, will be responsible for the technical oversight of malaria treatment and prevention activities, and will represent the technical team for the project in interactions with National Malaria Control Programme, other departments within the Ministry of Health and USAID.


The successful candidate will have:
  • MD, DVM, or MPH/PhD with strong background in malaria epidemiology
  • Extensive experience in various aspects of malaria prevention and control, preferably in Mozambique or Southern Africa
  • Experience designing, implementing and managing complex health projects, including budget management, forecasting and work planning
  • Demonstrated line management and staff capacity building experience
  • Able to delegate efficiently and technically support teams with no direct line management responsibility
  • Experience working with partners to initiate, develop and implement successful strategies for malaria control and interventions
  • Experience in a representational capacity and understanding of working with Ministries of Health in policy and strategy formulation
  • Previous experience with USAID/PMI projects
  • Proven track record of excellent communication, supervision and management skills and experience
  • Strong technical knowledge in the area of malaria prevention and case management and program coordination
  • Familiar with monitoring and evaluation of large scale malaria control programs
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong skills in project management and planning
  • Ability to work in a multi-site team-based organizational structure, including partners and other collaborators;
  • Ability to communicate to various audiences
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills in managing a varied workload, with the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent written and spoken English and Portuguese, including a track record in completing reporting, technical writing and presentations in both languages
To view the job description and to apply please visit our website.

Closing Date: 07 September 2016