Program Officer - Malaria Elimination: The Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)

Work as an integral part of the provincial team to provide focused support on the execution of the malaria elimination strategy;
Support annual and monthly planning of malaria activities in the province;
Serve as a liaison between CHAI’s malaria technical teams and the province to support translation of global guidance on elimination into successful implementation at provincial level;
Work very closely with provincial and district health teams to strengthen adherence to surveillance algorithms and tools, including participating in training of district and health facility staff as needed;
Support supervision of district health teams to ensure high standards in surveillance, including timely case investigation, and accurate reporting;
Provide robust analytical and data management support to present progress in implementation of the malaria elimination strategy;
Provide policy and strategic advice on elimination specific and general malaria debates;
Any other duties as assigned by manager.


Bachelor's degree with a focus on public health , development, or related field;
Highly proficient in relevant computer applications (MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word);
Exceptional diplomatic interpersonal skills and ability to build strong professional relationships with a range of stakeholders in a multicultural environment;
Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills;
Strong communication skills – including the ability to synthesize information concisely, prepare compelling presentations, and short reports;
Ability to multi-task and be effective in high-pressure situations;
Ability to work independently on complex projects;
3 years of professional work experience in the public or private sector (candidates with public health experience preferred);
Experience working with governments and global health institutions will be a strong advantage;
Experience working remotely with a decentralized team.

Created: July 12, 2019
Category: Health, Medical, Nursing
Location: Harare
Expiry Date: July 31, 2019

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