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Regional Coordinator (MCP)

Path

Path is recruiting a Regional Coordinator to join the MalariaCare Partnership, to be based in Zambézia.

Background

MalariaCare is a global project funded by the United States Agency for International Development under the President’s Malaria Initiative. The partnership aims to achieve universal diagnosis and appropriate case management for malaria by strengthening the capacity of malaria-affected countries at all levels of the health system to provide high-quality diagnostic and treatment services for malaria and other febrile illnesses.

Duties
  • Responsible for facilitating the implementation of MalariaCare activities in the province
  • Report to the project manager for MalariaCare in Maputo
  • Represent MalariaCare in interactions with provincial health management teams (PHMT) and district health management teams (DHMT), the malaria focal point, and other stakeholders within selected regions
  • Liaise with MalariaCare’s project manager in Maputo, to coordinate operations and activities at the regional, district, and facility levels
  • Participate in the preparation of annual country work plans and regional and district plans
  • Provide technical and administrative support to the PHMTs and DHMTs in the implementation of their quality assurance/quality improvement strategies
  • Participate in periodic field (diagnostic, clinical care, and M&E) activities in the provinces and districts
  • Monitor implementation of provincial and district work plans
  • Establish linkages with all relevant stakeholders and other implementing partners and collaborate as necessary to facilitate effective and efficient implementation of MalariaCare activities
  • Provide bi-weekly technical and financial reports to the Maputo-based office as necessary
  • Prepare and make presentations and represent MalariaCare at meetings, workshops, and conferences and contribute to the dissemination of results and other relevant information
Requisites
  • Experience and knowledge in malaria prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and control
  • Ability to deliver training in malaria prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and control
  • Good interpersonal communication and presentation skills
  • Written and spoken fluency in at least one local language in the operational region
  • Written and spoken fluency in English
  • Willingness to work in hard-to-reach areas with frequent travel as necessary
  • Experience with basic database management and Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Must have MPH, MSC, in a health related program with at least 3 years of experience working in public health
  • Previous experience working in the field of malaria prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and control is desirable
  • Familiarity and experience working with non-governmental organizations and civil society in Mozambique
  • Must have legal authorization to work in Mozambique
Notes
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
  • Kindly reference the source of this job post: emprego.co.mz
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  • Published 06.05.2014
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