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

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

Job Title:    Regional Coordinator

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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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