Program Officer Jobs at Malaria Consortium in Uganda

Job Title: Eastern Africa Regional Programme Officer, Uganda
Closing Date: Sunday, 05 February 2012

Malaria Consortium is one of the world's leading non-profit organisations dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia . Malaria Consortium works with communities, government and non-government agencies, academic institutions, and local and international organisations, to ensure good evidence supports delivery of effective services, providing technical support for monitoring and evaluation of programmes and activities for evidence-based decision-making and strategic planning. The organisation works to improve not only the health of the individual, but also the capacity of national health systems , which helps relieve poverty and support improved economic prosperity.

The Regional Programme Officer provides direct support to the Regional Programme Manager and designated Country Directors (CD)/Multi-Country Programme Coordinators (MCPC), as well as provides support to the design and management of designated programmes and projects.

The successful candidate will need:

* Master's in Public Health, Social Sciences , Project Management or similar
* 5 years project management experience, evaluation, budgeting and financial monitoring
* Demonstrable passion for Malaria Consortium's mission; a strategic manager with integrity and a desire to work in a dynamic environment
* Strong analytical skills and experience interpreting a strategic vision into an operational model
* Proven writing skills in English
* Ability to work effectively and sensitively in developing countries
* A collaborative and flexible style, with a strong service mentality
* Facilitation and coordination skills
* Excellent computer skills in Excel and knowledge and use of database tools

How to apply:

For more information please visit our website www.malariaconsortium.org where you will have access to the full Job description.

Please send a covering letter outlining how you meet the person specification along with your CV to Human Resources at HR.Recruitment@malariaconsortium.org

Please quote the position and country in the subject line of your application.

We appreciate your application however, only short listed candidates will be contacted within three weeks after the closing date.

Closing Date: Sunday, 05 February 2012

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