• Project Officer- Malaria at Catholic Medical Mission Board’s (CMMB) Kenya
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  • 2 weeks ago

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Job Description

We are an international, faith-based NGO providing long-term, co-operative, medical and development aid to communities affected by poverty and unequal access to healthcare. For over a century, we have worked to strengthen and support communities through healthcare programs and initiatives, the distribution of medicines and medical supplies, and the placement of volunteers. As part of our new global strategic platform, we are focusing on women’s and children’s health. With partners, we are delivering sustainable health services in targeted communities within Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean.


Technical Support & Management
• Providing support to the planning, implementation, management, and monitoring of community malaria activities within the supported community health units
• Assisting in providing technical expertise and support during training of Community Health Volunteers (CHVs).
• Ensuring that activities geared towards community level... management of malaria activities are effectively supervised.
• Planning for regular opportunities to identify lessons learnt and opportunities for documentation of the project’s work. Coordination and representation
• Providing overall planning and coordination in training, reporting and supervision visits
• Liaising with key partners including County Sub County Health Management Teams, local leaders, other NGO partners, and other stakeholders (as necessary) to provide synergy for project activities
• Attending malaria and community health services related technical working groups and stakeholder meetings at the county, sub county and community. Administrative and Other Duties
• Providing monthly written reports to the Program Manager on the progress towards the project’s annual objectives; identifying areas for improvement and those requiring follow-up.
• Working with the finance department to prepare financial requests and ensure the timely liquidation and reporting of expenditure
• Any other duties as required by the line manager Documentation
• Compilation of activity reports and success stories for inclusion in the qualitative and quantitative reports submitted to Country Office and contributing to the other reports as required.

• You have a bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences, Public Health, Social Sciences or Community Health.
• You have a minimum of at least 4 years’ experience in an NGO set up implementing community malaria programs.
• You have experience working with health service delivery professionals (e.g. Community Health Workers, health care workers)
• You have experience with planning, implementing, managing, and/or monitoring and reporting of malaria initiatives
• You have strong project management skills, as evidenced by impressive academic or professional results
• You are highly organized, flexible, and adaptable to changing priorities and able to work well under deadlines with minimum supervision
• You have excellent computer skills using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook—You must have demonstrable ability to format documents, prepare charts and manipulate data
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills to include conflict resolution, priority management, and managing expectations of multiple clients
• Experience in the implementation of Global Fund Malaria grants is an added advantage


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