Earn over 23,000 US Dollars as Regional Coordinator at Malaria Consortium

Job Title:    Regional Coordinator

Organization: Malaria
Consortium

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Program
Manager

Salary: USD
23,654 Gross Per annum

About US:

Malaria Consortium
is the world’s leading not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the
comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and
Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium works with communities, government and
non-government agencies, academic institutions, and local and international
organisations, to ensure good evidence supports 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 works to improve not only the health of the individual, but also the
capacity of national health systems, which helps relieve poverty and support
improved economic prosperity.

Job Summary:  The Regional Coordinator has overall
responsibility for the management of the regional office and staff and for the
coordination of project activities in the region. The person in this role is
responsible for the implementation of the project activities in the districts
of operation in their region, ensuring technical quality of all activities
through regular liaison with and supervision from the projects’ Kampala-based
Project Specialists. The Regional Coordinator has administrative line management
responsibility for the project staff located in the Regional Field Office.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Technical (50%)

  • Provide strategic leadership and guidance to the Regional project team
  • Liaise effectively with a range of local stakeholders including
    DHTs, NGOs and private sector bodies in the districts of implementation to
    ensure effective coordination and delivery of activities
  • Lead the design and planning of both preventive and curative
    interventions for the region
  • Work closely with the Project Specialists in the development of the
    annual and monthly project work plans
  • Responsible for coordinating and implementing key malaria control
    interventions including LLIN distribution, intermittent preventive
    treatment uptake among pregnant women, diagnosis and treatment of malaria
    as well as training and mentorship of health workers on management of
    uncomplicated and severe malaria
  • Ensure documentation and sharing of lessons learned and success
    stories
  • Undertake any other relevant duties assigned

Monitoring and
evaluation (10%)

  • Support the Regional field office team including the M&E to
    collect and analyze complete programmatic data in a timely fashion
  • Participate and support periodic evaluations and reviews of SURM
    activities
  • Work with the SURM M&E Officer and M&E Specialist in the
    monitoring and evaluation of project activities
  • Support the conduct of surveys as required

Reporting (15%)

  • Prepare and submit relevant programmatic reports for the region to
    the Project Director
  • Ensure relevant financial reports for the region are submitted to
    Management Accountant
  • Maintain regular communication with the SURM Kampala office and
    compile work plan updates from the region
  • Work with the project team at the region and Kampala office to
    disseminate all relevant project documentation to the district health
    teams and other stakeholders in the region

Administrative
(10%)

  • Responsible for effective and coordinated management of the region
    and financial, logistic, administrative and technical activities
  • Supervise the Regional field office team
  • Remain up-to-date on the security situation in the Region and ensure
    all staff working out of the regional office (including organisational and
    external visitors) adhere to the Malaria Consortium security regulation
    and follow SOPs
  • Provide updated on field office activities on weekly basis by
    sending weekly activity reports to the Program Manager
  • Actively participate in relevant internal coordination and technical
    meetings
  • Ensure the region’s activity and financial reports are submitted
    timely

Representation
(10%)

  • Represent the project at regional and district levels on
    programmatic issues in coordination with the Program Manager
  • Attend relevant district, regional and Kampala-based meetings as
    deemed relevant or as requested
  • Lead the planning of and ensure the smooth conduct of all visits
    from internal and external visitors to the regional field office’s area of
    operation

Other (5%)

  • Adhere to all project policies and procedures
  • Adhere to internationally recognised humanitarian and development
    principles at all times during the implementation of the project

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the Malaria Consortium Regional Coordinator job
    opportunity should hold a Post graduate degree in a health related field
    including Public Health, Community Health or an equivalent
  • At least five years of experience in project management, including
    financial management, human resource management and report writing
  • Familiarity with districts and Ministry of Health implementation
    structures
  • Experience coordinating public health programmes with NGOs or donor
    institutions
  • Experience in effectively managing diverse teams
  • Excellent diplomacy and stakeholder liaison skills and experience in working in partnerships to
    deliver programmes
  • Strong networking skills and the ability to develop strong
    relationships
  • Excellent communications and presentation skills and proficient in
    word-processing and data management software

Desirable

  • Significant experience working for Non-Governmental Organisations
  • Experience working in networks and building strong working
    relationships
  • Experience working on a DFID or UNICEF funded project
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Experience in capacity building/ transferring of skills

How to Apply:

All interested
applicants are encouraged to apply online at the web link below.

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Deadline: 20th September 2019

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