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Malaria Project Officer (KDHW)

Job Summary

Location : Hpa-an, Kayin

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Responsible for effective implementation of all program activities in assigned townships by closely coordination and collaboration with malaria senior management team, field assistants, MLO and ICMVs.

2. Regular monitoring and supervision of field assistants to ensure good performance of service providers and the project activities are met with targeted criteria.

3. Supervise field level operations including continuous LLIN distribution, focus group discussions and malaria mobile activities to be implemented by field assistants and ICMVs and facilitate on job training for FA or ICMVs whenever necessary.

4. Participate in conducting advocacy meetings and biannual ICMVs planning and coordination meeting to achieve productive and successful project outputs.

5. Regularly review forms and formats in terms of M&E guidelines, standard checklists and routine data quality assessment tools in collaboration with data assistants and MIS officer.

6. Support MIS officer for review, analysis, verification and quality assurance od data reported from the field staffs, encoding and compiling of the data collected in the format approved by the program team.

7. Perform regular supervision and monitoring visits to the project implementing townships using standard checklists and prepare supervision visit report highlighting major issues and constraints with proper recommendations and submit to program manager/ project coordinator within 3-5 days after every visit.

8. Must report to PC/PM every 3 weeks regarding the challenges, issues, constraints and difficulties encountered in the field operational activities up to ICMVs level.

9. Line manages the field staff and provide them with support and guidance in their professional activities to ensure successful project implementation.

10. Ensure that project inputs are provided in a timely manner, procure/arrange for project supplies and materials including LLINs, IEC materials, drugs and RDTs as needed to ensure all the stock are matched with the actual physical distribution at township and village levels.

11. Support the team in developing work plan (monthly & quarterly) including setting targets and objectives for the team, and regular follow-up.

12. Ensure better coordination and collaboration with KDHW program team, MOHS, partner organizations, local authorities and other stakeholders of project implementing townships and villages and represent KDHW in meetings and workshops.

13. Attend regular program management meetings, staff meetings and coordination meetings with partner organizations.

14. Assist KDHW/KEHOC malaria program management team in facilitating the donor visits to project sites.

15. Other additional tasks assigned by KDHW senior Executive Officer/KEHOC Senior Consultant.

Education, Technical Skills and Knowledge Requirements

• Any Bachelor’s Degree / Senior Medic or Public health, or equivalent, from a recognized institution. Experience with clinical background is preferably.

• At least 2 years of working experience in malaria implementing project/program or health related field in NGOs/INGOs/KDHW would be an asset.

• Fluency in both written and spoken English and preferably in Karen language.

• Computer skills: Proficient in Microsoft Excel (Data bases, pivot tables, graphs) and Microsoft word, Powerpoint and familiarity with emails.

• Experience in data management, data analysis and report writing.

Key Behaviors & Abilities

• Ability to work under pressure and adapt to situations due to changes on the ground

• Knowledge and experience of developing data forms and databases is strongly recommended

• Ability to live and work in field sites in remote rural areas.

• Ability to work independently, provide prompt and accurate data collection and reporting

• Excellent Inter-personal skills and non-judgmental attitude towards people with different ethnic background.

• Demonstrate commitment to KDHW’s core values and policies

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