GLOBAL FUND/GAVI – PROGRAMME IMPLEMENTATION UNIT
JOB VACANCY — GAVI PROGRAM OFFICERS FOR EXPANDED PROGRAM ON IMMUNIZATION (EPI) & COMMUNITY HEALTH: 2 POSITIONS
The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) of the Republic of Malawi is a key partner to the Global Fund in the fight against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM). The MoHP also partnered with the Global Alliance for Vaccine and Immunization (GAVI) to provide improved access to quality immunization services throughout the county. Under the GAVI HSIS and VIG grants, the MoHP provides leadership in the implementation of immunization activities and community based interventions through the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) and the Community Health Section (CH) within the ministry. The MoHP management role involves grant implementation, ensuring financial accountability and anticipated programmatic and financial performance.
The Ministry of Health in this regard has a dedicated Programme Implementation Unit (PIU), set up under the office of the Secretary for Health to manage the Global Fund and GAVI grants. This Unit provides quality assurance, oversight, and guidance on routine management of projects funded under these grants.
The PIU is now looking for energetic, creative and highly skilled professionals to fill up the positions of
Position: Programme Officers for EPI and Community Health
Reporting to the Deputy Director EPI and Deputy Director Community Health respectively, the successful candidates will support the EPI and CH programmes in the Ministry of Health and Population with the day-to-day coordination and management of GAVI grants activities, ensuring that the grant is implemented in compliance with donor regulations.
The individual will oversee EPI and CH related grant activities implementation and work closely with the PIU to ensure accurate financial reporting and compliance,
The positions offers a competitive remuneration with an initial contract of 6 months with a possibility for extension subject to availability of the Gavi grant and satisfactory performance review.
The positions are open to both serving Civil Servants (to be seconded) and non — Civil Servants.
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