• Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    1 week ago
  • Category:
    Health
  • Deadline:
    August 24, 2020

JUNE 29TH, 2020
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Ministry of Health in the areas of HIV/AIDS-care and prevention, TB, Malaria and Child survival, maternal
and reproductive health, as well as access to safe water. For more information, please visit www.pace.
org.ug

Join us
PACE seeks a Senior Malaria Technical Advisor to provide technical guidance on the design,
introduction, and implementation of malaria control and elimination strategies under an anticipated
$38M 5-year USAID/PMI-funded project. The project will strengthen national and sub-national
capacity to implement malaria vector control, service delivery, surveillance, social and behavior change,
and operational research in Uganda.
Sound like you? Read on…
Your contribution

The Senior Malaria Technical Advisor will be responsible for providing technical guidance on design,
introduction, and implementation of malaria control and elimination strategies under the USAID Uganda
PMI Uganda Malaria Control Activity, an anticipated 5-year activity in Uganda. PSI anticipated the
project will provide technical assistance to the Government of Uganda to implement malaria vector
control, service delivery, surveillance, social and behavior change, and operational research.
The Senior Malaria Technical Advisor will be responsible for supporting the COP and DCOP to ensure that
project activities are implemented according to international and national guidelines and best practices.
The Senior Malaria Technical Advisor will also be responsible for ensuring quality of malaria control and
elimination strategies implemented by the PMI Uganda Malaria Control Activity. The Senior Malaria
Technical Advisor will also be responsible for strengthening the technical capacity of project staff.

Key responsibilities
Under the supervision of the COP and in line with USAID and PSI policies the Senior Malaria Technical
Advisor will be responsible for:
• Monitoring the publication of new evidence at the global and regional level on malaria control
and elimination strategies.
• Develop analytically sound and comprehensive reports on the design, introduction, and
implementation of malaria control and elimination strategies in Uganda Support coordination
mechanisms across consortium partners to ensure adherence Ugandan and global guidelines
and best practices for malaria control and elimination.
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• Mentor project staff in Ugandan and global best practices in malaria control and elimination.
• Ensure that project activities are implemented in line with Ugandan and WHO guidelines and
best practices for malaria control and elimination.
• Continuously build the capacity and knowledge of project staff.
• Develop partnerships and relationships with key in-country stakeholders.
• Support the project team to prepare annual work plans and reports.
• Collect, distill, and disseminate malaria control and elimination best practices to inform
donors and other stakeholders.
What would get us excited?
• Must have a MD or MPH, or other related biological science postgraduate degree.
• A minimum of five years field experience in malaria prevention and treatment programs in
developing countries.
• In-depth knowledge of malaria and public health principles and practices, particularly in
the area of malaria prevention and case management, program coordination and sound
negotiation skills with members of the RBM Partnership to End Malaria.
• At least 10 years of senior technical leadership designing and implementing malaria-related
service delivery activities in collaboration with developing countries.
• Fluent in English, a plus.
• Demonstrated global malaria technical knowledge with established reputation for excellence
in malaria control.
• Ability to coordinate and work effectively with diverse stakeholders in numerous locations and
levels, including private partners, donors, government officials and bodies, technical experts,
civil society organizations, community members and organizations and project support staff.
• Demonstrated knowledge on malaria control and experience in managing a malaria program.
• Sound technical knowledge of malaria and vector control policy and context in Uganda or
another similar context.
• Experience mentoring others in best practices and the development of malaria control and
elimination strategies.
• Excellent writing and presentation ability.
• Three Referees, two of whom have been your direct supervisors.
Requested application material
Interested candidates should email their cover letter addressed to the Human Resources and
Administration Manager, and an updated CV ONLY to pace@pace.org.ug indicating the
Job title in the subject of the email.
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Your CV should be two-paged, clearly stating how you meet what we are looking for and what
gets us interested.
Applications should reach us not later than 5.00pm or 1700H (East African Time) on Monday
August 24th, 2020.
Applications received will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to submit your application
as soon as possible!
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
PACE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless
of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital
status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender
identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic
information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment
status.
**Please note PACE does not solicit for funds during any recruitment process.

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