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Project Officer - Global Fund

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION: PROJECT OFFICER – GLOBAL FUND

PURPOSE OF POSITION

To contribute to the reduction of Malaria cases and enhanced treatment-seeking behaviour in Malawi, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Facilitate all the Health Surveillance Assistant (HSA) -related training sessions as stipulated in the Performance Framework

  • Guide, monitor, and coach HSAs to promote compliance with standards of practice and the delivery of quality care service in Integrated Community Case Management

  • Conduct mapping of existing functional care Groups, volunteers, HSAs, Health committee, schools and their health clubs, other community groups such as farmers groups, support groups using a standardized format

  • Support in the Community Health Worker’s functionality assessment exercise using Community Health Workers Assessment and Improvement Matrix tool

  • Ensure that Care Group volunteers have the required systems and structures as well as the capacity to conduct home visits and counsel households within their jurisdiction

  • Facilitate and support all Behavior Change Communication activities as stipulated in the BCC strategy

  • Produce quality reports as scheduled

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Degree in Health or related field

  • 2 years of experience in a related field; Experience of working with the Ministry of Health, or any Health Institution is an added advantage

  • Good communication, interpersonal skills and willingness to learn

  • Self starter

  • Computer literate with good knowledge of Microsoft word, excel, powerpoint and email

  • Strong in report writing

  • Ability to work under minimum supervision

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities