Malaria Consortium Careers – Country Technical Coordinator

Malaria Consortium
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About MC:
Malaria Consortium has had
a programme in Uganda since 2003. Today it enjoys a robust portfolio of
projects which encompasses operational research, innovative approaches to controlling
malaria and implementation at scale. It works closely with the Ministry of
Health, the National Malaria Control Programme and a variety of national and
international partners. Its FY2013 budget was $8m, which is expected to double
in the coming year. It has four offices in Uganda and employs over 70 staff.
Job Summary:
The Uganda Country Technical Coordinator will lead in providing technical
support to all Uganda-based projects and provide line management to projects
our portfolio focusing on operational research and malaria control as well as
cross cutting technical specialist functions, including communications,
advocacy, M&E and diagnostics. The incumbent will support the Ministry of
Health and the National Malaria Control Programme. The Technical Coordinator
will work closely with the Programme Coordinator and the Country Director in
determining the strategic direction of the programme, and play an active role
in new business development.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant should hold a Masters degree in Public/International Health,
    Epidemiology or Communicable Disease Control. Medical doctors are also
    encouraged to apply.
  • Significant
    experience managing public health programmes with a particular focus on
    malaria or other communicable diseases in developing countries, including
    experience in a management position
  • Experience
    working with global health donors such as USAID, DFID, The Global Fund,
    UNICEF and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Excellent
    knowledge and demonstrable experience of health systems strengthening
  • Demonstrable
    experience and capacity in designing and implementing comprehensive and
    effective M&E strategies, surveys, data analysis and interpretation,
    documentation and dissemination
  • Demonstrable
    experience in the design, conduct, analysis and write up of a range of
    operational research studies, with knowledge of both quantitative and
    qualitative methodologies
  • Experience
    providing technical support to the Ministries of Health and other partners
    on policy and guidelines review or development, and programme reviews
  • Good
    track record in successful business development with a range of donors
  • An
    orientation towards enquiry and learning
  • Strong
    leadership skills and a supportive management style
  • Excellent
    communication, writing and presentation skills
  • Attention
    to detail
  • Fluency
    in both written and spoken English
How to Apply:
All those interested in
working with Malaria Consortium should send their covering letter outlining how
they meet the person specifications above along with your CV to Human Resources
at Please
quote the position and country in the subject line of your application. For
more information please visit our website where
you will have access to the full Job description.
We appreciate your
application however, only short listed candidates will be contacted within
three weeks after the closing date.
Deadline: 30th August 2013
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