Malawi Program Manager
Breakthrough ACTION is a 5-year project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). In Malawi, the Breakthrough ACTION team is developing solutions to support health providers to counsel clients effectively on family planning optionsand is recruiting for a program manager to lead this work.
The Program Manager will play an active role in managing a feasibility pilot and subsequent rigorous testing of behaviorally-informed solutions to improve the overall health of Malawians. In close collaboration with the Breakthrough ACTION team, the Program Manager will be responsible for coordinating with in-country partners and stakeholders, facilitating both pilot and field testing and data collection activities, and monitoring implementation to ensure successful execution of the proposed research protocol. The Program Manager will work in close collaboration with nested providers, clinicians and nurses specializing in long-term family planning methods, and the nurse in-charge at local health facilities.
The position is based in Lilongwe. The Program Manager will travel within Lilongwe as well as to Machinga including overnight stays during field visits.
Primary responsibilities include:
We seek organized, analytical, resourceful, and responsive candidates. A passion for understanding human behavior, pursuing innovation, and promoting the social good is critical, but prior expertise or training in behavioral economics or psychology is not required. Specific qualifications include:
How to apply
Those who meet the above job requirements are invited to submit their application with an updated CV, which must include names and addresses of three traceable referees to the following address:
Breakthrough Action for Social & Behavior Change,
Closing date for receiving of applications is 23rd August, 2019.
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