|Date Posted||February 23, 2021|
Science & Engineering
Technical Director, PMI Uganda Malaria Control Activity, Kampala, Uganda
In close collaboration with COP, provide overall technical leadership and quality assurance for technical assistance and activities necessary to achieve objectives, outputs, services, and products expected under the Contract.
With the COP, supervise the implementation of integrated delivery and scale up of proven malaria interventions, particularly among vulnerable groups of pregnant women and children under 5 years of age, and other activities required under the Contract to ensure that performance schedules are observed, and outputs are completed according to schedule.
Oversee activities related to expanding coverage of vector-control interventions which may include , supporting the distribution and use ITNs, promotion of IRS, and piloting innovative strategies in vector control as required.
PhD or medical degree with additional relevant training in on or more of the following areas: public health, biological sciences, entomology, environmental sciences, malariology, or parasitology .
Minimum of 8 years' experience working in the field of malaria prevention and control in Uganda; demonstrated success leading technical teams for USAID and/or other development partner-funded health projects highly preferred.
Demonstrated senior-level expertise in malaria prevention and control preferred including experience with implementation and scale up of ITNs, ACTs, RDTs, and IPTp.
Experience supporting collaborating learning and adapting (CLA) and other monitoring, evaluation, and learning activities to improve technical project performance.
Demonstrated capacity to build and maintain productive working relationships with a wide network of local partners and stakeholders. Experience with capacity building of local partners considered desirable.