SOLICITATION FOR USAID PROJECT MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST – CHILD HEALTH OFFICE OF HEALTH, POPULATION AND NUTRITION (OHPN)
This position is based in Lilongwe and is open to Qualified Malawian Citizens.
Opening: October 1, 2019;
Deadline date for applications: October 25, 2019
The primary purpose of the Project Management Specialist (Child Health Specialist) position is to provide direct oversight for the Child health portfolio which cuts across the USAID/Malawi health portfolio and is active in the majority of the districts in the country. The incumbent will oversee the child health components under the health component of Development Objective (DO) 1 and be responsible for the technical leadership and day to day management of child health activities undertaken by USAID implementing partners with particular emphasis on strengthening service delivery at the facility and community levels. She/he will be in close coordination with Ministry of Health (MOH) counterparts including the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) Program, the Acute Respiratory Infection unit and the Child Health Services Unit of the MOH. In addition, the Incumbent will work closely with the USAID President’s Malaria Initiative (PM’) team on all issues related to malaria, including integrated community case management (iCCM) and Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) among other interventions. More importantly, the Child Health Specialist will work closely with the Maternal and Neonatal Specialist on implementation of USAID’s newest MNCH initiative, Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths (EPCMD). Liaising with the MOH central staff and the various Directors and Program Managers will be a critical aspect of this person.
Any application that does not meet the minimum requirements stated below will not be evaluated. Only short listed applicants will be contacted. If you have not been contacted within one month from the closing date of this solicitation, please consider your application unsuccessful.
How to apply
For a complete solicitation for this opening please visit: https://mw.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs
Only those fulfilling the education and experience requirements listed above should submit their application by e-mail to:
or through regular mail to:
Human Resources Section,
NICO House City Centre,
P.O. Box 30455,
following the PRESENTING AN OFFER instructions stated in the solicitation. The strict closing date/deadline for receipt of applications is October 25, 2019.