EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY !
Vacancy Announcement : Bujumbura-2020-03
Open To : All Interested CCN (Cooperating CountryNational) Candidates
Position : Project Management Specialist (Malaria) –FSN-11
Opening Date : January 31, 2020
Closing Date : February 14, 2020 at 12:00pm (Closing time for submission of physical applications at the Embassy is 16:00 from Monday to Thursday, and 12:00 on Friday)
Work Hours : Full-time ; 40 hours/week
BASIC FUNCTIONS :
The Project Management Specialist (Malaria), working under the supervision of the USAID Malaria Program Advisor, will assist in overseeing the strategic planning, management and monitoring of multiple projects and field support mechanisms in the Malaria prevention and control program within the USAID/Burundi program portfolio. Primary responsibilities will include all aspects of project management including design of new activities, management of contracts and grants awarded to USAID/Burundi’s implementing partner organizations, monitoring and evaluation of program progress, and reporting of program results bi-annually through the Operational Plan (OP) and the Malaria Operational Plan (MOP). Primary responsibilities also include liaising with the Ministry of Health, the NMCP (National Malaria Control Program), and other international donors active in malaria control efforts in Burundi.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS :
EDUCATION:Master’s degree in Public Health, epidemiology, infectious diseases or related field.
EXPERIENCE:Five years working at the provincial or national level in Burundi, with a focus on public health initiatives such as malaria control, control of diarrheal diseases, (CDD), Expanded Program of Immunizations, etc.
JOB KNOWLEDGE:The incumbent should have a thorough knowledge of the Government of Burundi functioning (political, administrative structures and procedures, legal,) with a focus on the Ministry of Health. Specialized experience in malaria is required in at least twoof the following components : vector control, entomology, clinical case management of malaria, epidemic surveillance and forecasting, malaria in pregnancy, and training in infectious disease prevention andcontrol.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES : The incumbent should have strong or a land written communication skills ; excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite ; strong interpersonal skills ; and the ability to work with a team. Should be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION :Interested applicants for this position must submit the Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174) and a current résumé or curriculum vitae that provide additional information. The application form is available at https://bi.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/.