M an ag eme nt S cie n ces for H ealth ( MSH) is s eek ing a Co mmun ity H e alth Adv i sor (CHA) for t he an ti c ip a t ed 5-y ear, USAI D-fund ed, R each ing Ev ery At-R i sk Co mmun ity and Hou s eho ld w ith M alar ia S erv i c es (R E AC H) g lob al progr a m. T he purpo se of the progr am is to prov ide im p le m en t a tion support and techn i cal a ss i s t an ce to M in i s t r ies of H ea l th ( Mo Hs), lo cal p ar tn er s, and the g lob al m a lar ia co m mun ity to acc e ler a te progr e ss in p lan n ing, d eliv ery and mon i tor ing of f a c il i ty and c o mmun i t y- b a s ed ma l ar ia s er v ice s, in c lud ing mala r ia c a se man a g eme n t, pr ev e n tion of m ala r ia in pr egn an cy ( M i P), s ea son al mala r ia ch emopr e v en tion ( SMC), t a ilor ed d e p loy me nt of ex i s ting and n ew pr ev e n tion and con trol in terv e n tions and d a ta c o lle c tion and u se for s er v ice d eliv ery.

T h is po s it ion is subj e ct to p roj e ct a wa rd a nd f un d i ng.

O VE RALL RE S PO N S IB IL IT I ES

Th is po s ition w i ll be r e spo ns ib le for the R E ACH progr a m’s malaria community health activities across the specific region of operation and will work w ith the gu i d an ce and support of the Senior Malaria Technical Advisor.

S PE CI F IC A CC O UN T AB IL I TY

  • Prov ide tech n ic al support and oversight for the pro j ect’s malaria and community health activities and en sure the eff i cie nt im p leme n ta t ion and timely reporting of these pro j e ct a cti v it i es to r eg io n al and cou n tr y- sp eci f ic donor s, MSH h eadqu ar ters and t he pro ject te am.
  • Coord in ate pr o je ct l i ai son and co l labor a tion w ith p a r tn er s, donor s, various USAID coun try mi ss ion s, clien t s, and s ta k eho ld er s, in clud ing MSH h ead qu ar t er s. M ain tain a USAI D /R E ACH p ar tn er sh ip th at eng en d ers tru st and r e sp e ct and bu i ld USAI D ’s conf id en ce in MSH’s ab il i ty to g et the job don e.
  • Support planning and technical oversight of MSH and p ar tn ers ac t iv i t ies in the s el e cted coun tr ie s. En sure th at t he community health is coord in a ted at all l ev el s. En sure th at techn i cal work p l ans are lin k ed so th at the mo n itor i ng and ev al u ation p lans are in tegr a ted. Prov ide tech n ical o v er s ight and b e st pr a ct ices acro ss the coun tr ies to pro mo te su s tai n ab le malaria and community health p r ac t ices th at l e ad to d i r ect imp a ct.
  • D ef ine sp eci f ic, qu an t if ia b le p erfo r man ce ind i cators and targ e ts for progr a ms and r eport r e su lt s as related to community health and malaria service delivery. Work w i th the Mon i tor ing and E v alu a tion D ir e c tor to a ss e ss acti v ity progr e ss to en sure th at the pro j e ct m ain t ains clo se adh e r en ce to work p lans and m e ets d e s ign a ted m ile s ton e s, d e liv e r ab le s, and b en ch m ark s.
  • Work in clo se co l l abor a tion w i th the pr o je ct l e ad er s h ip te am including regional and country levels, to en sure coord in a t ed and eff e cti ve op er a tion al support for the pro ject and for M SH w ith in the v ar ious cou n tr ies and r e g ion s.
  • Pro mo te a t eam appro a ch t h at e mph a s i z es h igh le v el p erfor m an c e, cr e a tive appro a ch e s, t he ach i ev e m ent of p er son al and pro j ect go als and a c o lle g ial appro a ch t h at is fo cu s ed on a ss i s t ing one ano t h er to su cceed for g lob al pro j ect s taff, as w ell as to support te am m e mb ers in t he Ho me Off ice.
  • En sure eff e c tive coor d in a t ion is e s ta b li sh ed and ma in tain ed w i th the r elev a nt MSH or REACH project coun try Op er a tion al Support Te am ( OS T).
  • Adv i se the pro je ct Technical D ir e c tor in a l ign me nt of hu man r e sour c es w ith pro j e ct work p lans and e m erg ing SOW from t he donor s, MSH and p ar tn ers in c lud ing on ex tern al sour c ing of hu m an r e sour c es and con su l tan t s.
  • The CHA w ill contribute to annu al workp lan d ev elo p men t, imp l e men t ation, and r ev i e w. Th ey w ill en sure a l ig n ment w ith r eg ion al fr a me works and s tr a te g ie s, n a t ion al and donor s tr a teg ies in e a ch coun try – in clud ing USAID s tr a teg i e s. The CHA w ill i d en ti fy oppor tun it i es for in teg r ated p lann ing and imp l eme n ta t ion cr e a ting syn erg i es b e t w een the v ar ious malaria service delivery a r ea s.
  • The CHA will work closely with country teams to provide technical guidance related to community health activities.
  • Con tr ibu te to a kno w led ge ma n ag eme nt and help develop technical briefs, abstracts, success stories and related manuscripts that highlight project work related to delivery of malaria services in the context of community health.
  • An adv an ced d egr ee at the M a s te r’s l ev el or above in so cial s c i en ce, pu b lic h ealth, or o th er approp r iate ar ea is r equ ir ed.
  • At lea st 10 y e ars of prof e ss ion al exp e r ien ce work ing on mala r ia co n trol or public health programs, w ith at l ea st 5 y e ars of tech n ic al l e ad er sh ip d e s ign ing and i mp l e men t ing mala r i a-r e lated or public health s er v ice d eli v ery a c tiv i ties in co l l abo r ation w ith d ev elo p ing coun tr ie s.
  • R e sp ected and r e cogn i zed l ead er sh ip in the ma l ar ia or community health s ectors.
  • Tec hn i cal exp er ti se in pr ev e n tion and man a g eme nt of mala r ia, or in community health interventions.
  • Und er s tand ing of curr e nt k ey WHO, Ro ll B ack M a l ar ia P a r tn er sh ip, the Pr e s id e n t’s M alar ia I n it i ati v e, and G lob al Fund to F ight AI DS, Tub er cu lo s is and M a l ar ia i ssu es e ssen tial.
  • D emon s tr a ted ab i l ity to b u ild and mai n tain r e la t ion sh ips w ith s en io r- le v el co ll e agu e s, p ar t icu la r ly in t er a c ting produ c tiv e ly, pr o acti v ely, and co mfor t a b ly
  • w ith gov ern me nt ag e n cie s, ho st coun try of f ic i als in clud ing N ation al M ala r ia Con trol Progr am te chn i cal and man a g eme nt l e ad er s, N G Os, pr iv ate s e c tor group s, USAI D, and o th er donor org an ization s.
  • Direct exp e r ien ce w ith USAID pro je c ts is s trong ly pr ef err ed.
  • Mu st h a ve a prov en t r ack r e cord of working on t eams and fo s t er ing c o llabor a tion to ach i eve go al s, me et m i le s ton e s, and produ ce h igh qu a lity wr i tten q u al i tati v e, qu an t it a tiv e, and n arr a t ive d e liv er a b le s.
  • F a m il i ar ity w i th USAID r egu lations and a d min i s t r at ive pro c edur es in the imp l e men t ation of donor a ss i s ted pro je c t s.
  • Tr a ck r e cord of s trong co m m it m ent to sh a r ing kno w l edg e, do cu m en ting exp er ie n ce s, suppor ting cr e ati ve in i ti a tiv e s, and sh a r ing cr ed it.
  • D emon s tr a ted s t r at e g ic ag i lity, d ip lo m acy, con f li ct man ag e men t, te am bu il d ing, wr itten and o r al c o mmun i cation, and n ego t ia t ion sk i l l s.
  • F l u e n cy in En g li sh is r equ i r ed and f l u en cy in a s e co nd langu age ( eit h er Fr e n ch or Por tugu e s e) is s trong ly pr ef err ed.

MSH is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, religion, creed, citizenship, national origin, age, veteran status, or disability unrelated to job requirements. MSH will take affirmative action to ensure that qualified applicants are employed and that employees are treated without regard to their race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran and disability status. In compliance with U.S. Department of Labor Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, and Section 4212 of the Vietnam Era Readjustment Assistance Act, MSH has developed and maintains an affirmative action program and plan. 

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