Technical Assistant for South West Zonal Health Office

Technical Assistant for South West Zonal Health office located in the City of Blantyre

Malawi Health Sector program e- technical Assistance (MHSP-TA)

The UK DFID has awarded Options Consultancy Services a 4 yr contract to provide Technical Assistance to support successful implementation of Malawi’s Health Sector Strategic Plan (HSSP), which is known as Malawi Health Sector Programme Technical Assistance (MHSP-TA)

MHSP-TA is recruiting a Technical Assistant to be stationed in the South West Zonal Health Officers to provide technical assistance in the areas of planning, monitoring an devaluation, partner coordination and democratic accountability

Planning – Support the Zonal Health Office team to build the capacity of local district health teams in District Implementation Plan (DIP) and multiyear plan (MYP) formulation

Monitoring and Evaluation – Support the Zonal Health Office team to build the capacity of current facility staff in Health Management Information Systems (HMIS), Support the Zonal Health office team to build the capacity of District Health Management Teams (DHMTs), Councillors and CHAM in data interpretation and use, Support the Zonal Health Office team in the reporting function

Partner coordination – Support the Zonal Health office Team in providing capacity development in public health for elected District Councillors

Masters Degree in Development Planning or a related development field, Minimum of 3 yrs post qualification relevant experience such as work with Govt of Malawi or development partners or international NGOs, Strong reporting and analytical skills, Advanced user of word, databases and spreadsheets, Strong networking skills, Excellent communication skills

Full job description and application form can be requested form recruitment@mhspmalawi.org Applicants should submit a CV, cove letter and application form to recruitment@mhspmalawi.org Closing date for applications is 7th October Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, Options is an equal opportunities employer and encourages application regardless of gender, ethnic background or disability