Thursday, February 18, 2010

Job at Malaria Consortium

Malaria Consortium ( is a leading international
organization working in Africa and Asia as well as at international level on communicable disease control, particularly malaria.
Malaria Specialists: Nigeria
We are seeking qualified and experienced personnel for a proposed USAID malaria project that will support the National Malaria Control Program (NMCP). The project will increase the quality, access, and uptake of specific malaria control interventions, including insecticide-treated nets (ITNs), artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs), rapid diagnostic tests (ROTs), and intermittent preventive treatment (IPTp) to pregnant women. The project will include the public health sector and the formal and informal private health sector. In addition to scale-up and delivery of interventions, the project will strengthen the management capacity of the State Ministry of Health and Local Government Area health personnel to provide planning and oversight of malaria interventions and improve the ability of the focus states and NMCP to monitor and evaluate malaria interventions.
We are currently looking for qualified candidates to fill a number of different positions. Candidates with qualifications and strong experience in any of the following areas are invited to submit their applications. The areas include:
• Policy level and/or implementation level experience in:
*Malaria treatment facilities and communities
*Malaria diagnostics 
*Long lasting insecticidal net distributions 
*Malaria in pregnancy and intermittent preventative treatment 
• Capacity building and training / skill transfer in the area of malaria 
• Public private partnerships and work with the commercial sector in the area of health Management, operations and logistics related to disease control programmes especially malaria
• 3-5 years of relevant experience 
• Diploma or Masters qualification as minimum 
• Nigerian nationals are preferred however qualified candidates from other countries in the region may apply.

Method of Application
Application procedure Candidates who fully meet the above requirements should submit a detailed CV together with a covering letter explaining how you are suited for the position.
Please include a daytime telephone contact and three referees (with telephone and email contacts). Submissions should be emailed to: 

Closing Date: 26th February, 2010.

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