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CLOSED: Job: Malaria Control Program Manager

July 4, 2013 - 20:54 -- MalariaWorld Jobs
Job Title: Program Manager Malaria Control Program (PMMCP)
Location: Kabul, Afghanistan
Contract Date:  As soon as possible for the initial duration of one year
Reports to: Deputy Head of Mission
Deadline for applications: 15 July 2013

1. GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The Dutch organisation HealthNet TPO (HNTPO) is a knowledge-driven, non-profit organization that works in areas disrupted by war, disasters and poverty. Working together with local populations it works on rehabilitation and sustainable health care development.
 
HealthNet TPO operations in Afghanistan aim to improve the health status of the people in Afghanistan by supporting the local communities and the Government of Afghanistan in the development of a sustainable health care system.  HealthNet TPO is working in Afghanistan since 1994. It is implementing integrated health projects managed mainly by national staff and supported technically by staff from the head office.
 
Afghanistan is implementing a National Strategy reducing the burden of Malaria in the country under funding of the Global Fund fighting Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM). The MoPH, Bangladesh Rehabilitation Assistance Committee (BRAC) and HNTPO are all Principal Recipients with the GFATM. HNTPO its main focus is on vector control with distribution of LLINs and research. At this moment community based management of Malaria is rolled out. The focus is on stratum 1 districts in 80% of the provinces of Afghanistan. Sub recipients are supporting the activities with regard to distribution of LLINs. The current grant will end per December 2014.
 
2. PURPOSE OF POSITION
The PMMCP is responsible for managing the Malaria Control Program. In addition the PMMCP is involved in other disease control related activities such as acquisition. 
 
3. CORE RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS
  • Provide leadership to the MCP ensuring clear management lines and teamwork;
  • Plan project activities against outputs and budgets. This includes being responsible for operational and financial planning, as well as human resources, logistics and procurement;
  • Be responsible for work plan implementation and budget expenditures;
  • Be responsible for all internal and external monitoring and reporting procedures including donor reporting;
  • Closely collaborate with stakeholders and the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) ensuring that the MCP effectively contributes and complies with MoPH strategies;
  • Provide technical support and regular field visits to the project sites;
  • Represent HealthNet TPO and its activities in all required fora  (meetings with government authorities, project partners, NGO health forum, community groups, donors, and other stakeholders);
  • Play an active role in the acquisition and development of new projects/programmes;
  • Participate in the analysis of project data and stimulate the exchange between the projects and capitalisation of experiences;
  • Collaborate with the security officer ensuring that all required security guidelines are followed.
 
4. PROFILE
  • Medical doctor with master in Public Health, Entomology, or Bacteriology;
  • Extensive project cycle management with more than 5 years in key positions  with an NGO preferably in Afghanistan or insecure region;
  • Experience in the control of vector borne disease;
  • Experience in conducting and guiding research and training of staff;
  • Preferably experience in the development of community health projects;
  • Leadership skills and a participatory coaching management styl;e
  • Ability to oversee complex issues and identify priorities;
  • Excellent communication and networking skills;
  • Proposal writing and reporting skills;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
 
For specific questions please contact our HRM department:
Lizzy Ansinghstraat 163
1072 RG Amsterdam
The Netherlands
+31 (0)205120646
recruitment@hntpo.org
 
For more information on our organization, please check our website: www.hntpo.org
 
This is an unaccompanied position based in Kabul, Afghanistan. The starting date is as soon as possible for the initial period of one year. Extension is based on performance and donor funding. Due to the urgency of the position CV’s will be regularly reviewed and interviews may be conducted prior to the closing date.
 
To apply please send your CV (maximum 3 pages) and application letter (including your motivation) to recruitment@hntpo.org by July 15, 2013. When applying, include the following title in the email subject line: PMMCP
 

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