EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY !
Vacancy Announcement : 2021- 21 – Bujumbura
Open To : All Interested CCN (Cooperating Country National) Candidates
Position : Project Management Specialist (Malaria) -FSN-11
Opening Date : June 28, 2021
Closing Date : July 19, 2021 at 16.00 (4.00pm)
(Closing time for submission of physical applications at the Embassy is 16:00 from Monday to Thursday, and 11:00 on Friday)
Work Hours : Full-time ; 40 hours/week
BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION
The Project Management Specialist (Malaria) 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.
MINIMUM 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.
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION :
Interested applicants in this position must review the USAID/Burundi solicitation posted on the U.S. Embassy Bujumbura Website and follow the instructions in Section IV. The application package must include a cover letter, the Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174), a current résumé or curriculum vitae, and any other documentation that addresses qualification requirements. The solicitation and application form are available at https://bi.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/.