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Chemonics recruits 01 Malaria Technical Director

Chemonics recruits 01 Malaria Technical Director



Cote d’Ivoire
Expiration Date: November 27, 2020
Malaria technical director | Cote d’Ivoire | 2020
Chemonics seeks a malaria technical director for the anticipated five-year USAID/Cote d’Ivoire malaria prevention and control opportunity, which will aim to strengthen malaria diagnosis and treatment (clinical and community), distribution and promotion of use of long-lasting insecticide-treated nets (LLINs), and health behavior change interventions in 40 districts in the eastern part of the country. The malaria technical director will be responsible for providing technical direction to the project in-line with global, regional, and country-specific best practices. This position is for a five-year program anticipated to begin in 2021. It is expected that this position will be primarily based in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
Responsibilities include:
Provide overall project technical oversight, leadership, and guidance to team members and consultants to achieve targeted results and impact
Oversees and leads team to design, implement, and monitor implementation of technical activities pertaining to the integrated delivery and scale up of proven malaria interventions, specifically community- and facility-level case management, IPTp, distribution of LLINs, SBCC and surveillance
Ensures technical rigor of approaches and activities in line with global, regional, and country-specific best practices
Develops and adapts technical strategies, approaches, and activities to achieve objectives, and applies and contextualizes global best practices and learning to the Cote d ’Ivorian setting
In collaboration with MEL director, monitors program results and is responsible for ensuring that the project provides high quality services, meets its annual targets, and maximizes positive outcomes
Ensures coordination and collaboration with President’s Malaria Initiative, Ministry of Health, and other USAID implementing partners and cross-sector programs, as appropriate
Represents Chemonics in national level technical working groups, committees
Ensures the timely and quality completion of all program technical deliverables and reports in accordance with USAID guidelines
Oversees and coordinates activities of regionally dispersed staff and directly supervises technical leads
Advanced degree in public health, epidemiology, neglected tropical diseases, social sciences, medicine, international development, or management, or a comparable advanced degree in a related field; knowledge of and experience with malaria programs required
Minimum of seven years of experience designing and implementing malaria programs in developing countries and experience in West Africa preferred
In-depth knowledge of and experience in United States Government and President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) rules and regulations preferred
Proven experience analyzing public health data and applying information to improve project implementation across a wide range of technical interventions
Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
Excellent oral and written French and English communication skills
Application instructions:
Please apply by submitting your CV and cover letter through by November 27, 2020. No telephone inquiries, please. Chemonics will contact finalists.
Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.
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