Malaria Technical Advisor – Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC)

Malaria Technical Advisor – Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC)


*This place is contingent upon funding

The placement of this place is but to be decided and could also be one of many following eventualities: primarily based within the US (DC/MD/VA space) for individuals who have already got capacity to legally work within the US; world telecommuting; or primarily based out of a but to be decided nation in Sub-Saharan Africa. Certified African candidates are inspired to use.

*CRS will solely contemplate candidates who’re primarily based in nations the place we now have current places of work. CRS doesn’t sponsor visas for telecommuting staff.

About CRS

Catholic Aid Companies (CRS) is the official worldwide humanitarian company of the Catholic group in the US. CRS works to avoid wasting, shield, and remodel lives in want in additional than 100 nations, with out regard to race, faith or nationality. CRS’ aid and growth work is completed via applications of well being, emergency, schooling, agriculture, and capability strengthening of companions. In 2022, CRS carried out a portfolio of 21 malaria applications globally, in 14 nations (Africa and the Higher Mekong Area).

Job Abstract:

CRS seeks a Technical Advisor for Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC) & different drug-based chemoprevention for an anticipated USAID-funded Reaching each at-risk group and family with malaria companies (REACH Malaria) world program. The aim of the anticipated contract is to supply implementation assist companies and technical help to nations to speed up progress in complete supply of facility and community-based malaria companies, together with malaria case administration, prevention of malaria in being pregnant, seasonal malaria chemoprevention, well being methods strengthening, information assortment and use for service supply, and different malaria prevention interventions. CRS will likely be a sub to a major group and this place will likely be a part of the REACH Malaria’s core workforce.

You’ll contribute to technique growth within the area of seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC), and different drug-based chemoprevention interventions as relevant, on REACH Malaria program at a regional or world stage and supply technical management and recommendation in step with CRS program high quality rules and requirements, donor tips, and trade greatest practices to PMI nations to advance the supply of high-quality programming to the poor and susceptible. Your experience, recommendation, and affect will considerably contribute to figuring out how efficient, adaptive and revolutionary SMC and different drug-based chemoprevention interventions programming are throughout in PMI nations.


Roles and Key Duties:

  • Contribute to the design, advocate for, and guarantee implementation of worldwide methods, requirements, instruments, and greatest practices in SMC & new drug-based chemoprevention that successfully interact companions, donors, and governments. Guarantee a cross-sectoral strategy that integrates gender, safety mainstreaming, and catastrophe danger discount.
  • Present technical options globally, for regional and PMI nations for strategic planning and easy methods to greatest apply and adapt program design and implementation requirements, greatest practices, partnership rules, instruments, and Monitoring, Analysis, Accountability and Studying (MEAL) in SMC & new drug-based chemoprevention. Create high quality assurance suggestions methods to make sure continuous enchancment of uptake of chemoprevention actions in designated REACH Malaria actions.
  • Oversee and lead the supply of capability strengthening initiatives in SMC & new drug-based chemoprevention programming for employees and companions via serving to develop studying and coaching methods and agendas/curriculums; organizing and/or facilitating trainings, workshops and conferences; and mentoring and training workers in revolutionary CRS approaches and instruments. Present mentoring and training to nationwide counterparts, in addition to nation program and regional workers.
  • Present teaching, strategically tailor particular person growth plans, and full efficiency evaluation for nation program and associate workers.
  • Lead the REACH Malaria consortia data administration and studying agenda in SMC & new drug-based chemoprevention via serving to implement circumstances for collective studying that make sure the capturing, documenting, and sharing of key successes, promising practices, classes discovered, and evidence-based implementation analysis, internally and externally, together with publications in peer reviewed journals.
  • Signify REACH Malaria at world boards, RBM Partnership to Finish Malaria technical working teams and annual conferences, Congress, and different boards to current REACH Malaria work and analysis in SMC & new drug-based chemoprevention to affect technical associate approaches, future funding alternatives, and insurance policies. Community with related organizations to extend REACH Malaria profile in SMC & new drug-based chemoprevention, and affect within the regional or world SMC & new drug-based chemoprevention group.
  • Assist the event of localization methods to assist construct the capability of native stakeholders to take an rising function within the supply, monitoring, and high quality assurance of chemoprevention actions.


Fundamental {Qualifications}

  • Grasp’s Diploma in Public Well being, or different comparable program areas required. PhD or equal diploma (e.g., MD, DrPH, EdD) a plus.
  • Minimal of seven years of labor expertise in public well being (ideally in malaria) with progressive tasks, ideally with a world NGO, with three years abroad in a number of areas as a technical advisor and/or program supervisor of a malaria and/or multi-sectoral challenge with a malaria element.
  • Sturdy understanding and software of technical rules and ideas in SMC & new drug-based chemoprevention. Good data of associated disciplines to make sure correct cross-sectoral strategy.
  • Experience within the growth and manufacturing of curricula, instruments, and different merchandise to assist SMC & new drug-based chemoprevention interventions and programming. Demonstrated expertise to switch data to various audiences via coaching, mentoring, and different formal and casual strategies.
  • Expertise with program monitoring and analysis together with growth of indicators, information assortment instruments and methodologies, information evaluation, and information presentation.
  • Expertise and abilities to signify the REACH Malaria consortia at conferences with donors, authorities, worldwide NGOs, native companions – faith-based and civil society.
  • Understanding of partnership rules.
  • Proficient in MS Workplace packages (Excel, Phrase, PowerPoint), Net Conferencing Purposes and powerful understanding of knowledge and funds administration methods and knowledge-sharing networks.

Most popular {Qualifications}

  • Technical and/or tutorial publications a plus.
  • Expertise engaged on a PMI contract a plus.

Required Languages – English required, and French strongly most popular.

Journey – Should be keen and capable of journey as much as 30%.

Data, Abilities and Talents

  • Wonderful relationship administration abilities with capacity to affect and get buy-in from folks not underneath direct supervision and to work with people in various geographical and cultural settings.
  • Very sturdy strategic, analytical, problem-solving and methods considering abilities with capability to see the large image and skill to make sound judgment and choices
  • Very sturdy written and oral communication abilities
  • Very sturdy presentation, facilitation, coaching, mentoring, and training abilities
  • Proactive, resourceful and results-oriented

Company REDI Competencies (for all CRS Workers):

Company competencies make clear anticipated behaviors and attitudes for all workers. When demonstrated, they create a fascinating office, assist workers obtain their greatest, and assist CRS obtain company objectives. These are rooted within the mission, values, and guiding rules of CRS and utilized by every workers member to satisfy his or her tasks and obtain the specified outcomes.

  • Private Accountability – Constantly takes duty for one’s personal actions.
  • Acts with Integrity – Constantly fashions values aligned with CRS Guiding Ideas and mission. Is taken into account sincere.
  • Builds and Maintains Belief – Exhibits consistency between phrases and actions.
  • Collaborates with Others – Works successfully in intercultural and various groups.
  • Open to Be taught – Seeks out experiences that will change perspective or present a chance to study new issues.

Company Management Competencies:

  • Lead Change – Regularly seems for methods to enhance the company via a tradition of agility, openness, and innovation.
  • Develops and Acknowledges Others – Builds the capability of workers to achieve their full potential and improve workforce and company efficiency.
  • Strategic Mindset – Understands function in translating, speaking, and implementing company technique and workforce priorities.

Supervisory Duties: None

Key Working Relationships:

Inside: REACH Malaria Senior Coordinator and different REACH Malaria workers, Senior Technical Advisor – Malaria Lead, different HQ technical workers, regional places of work, nation applications

Exterior: REACH Malaria Consortia Companions, USAID and PMI, Nationwide Malaria Packages, native organizations, WHO and different UN companies, constituent of technical working teams


Catholic Aid Companies is the official worldwide humanitarian company of the Catholic group in the US. CRS works to save, shield, and remodel lives in want in additional than 100 nations, with out regard to race, faith or nationality. CRS’ aid and growth work is completed via applications of emergency response, HIV, well being, agriculture, schooling, microfinance and peacebuilding.

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