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District FP/RH Officers (x5) at Family Planning Association of Malawi (FPAM)

Family Planning Association of Malawi (FPAM)

FPAM mission is ‘to providing quality, accessible and affordable comprehensive sexual and reproductive health and rights information and services for young people, women, men and underserved’, working to reduce maternal mortality and rapid population growth by ensuring that women and young people, mostly underserved and from hard-to-reach areas, have access to information and service options in family planning/sexual reproductive health (FP/SRH) and HIV/AIDS.

FPAM is a member of a consortium led by AMREF that will be implementing a USAID funded multi-year health systems strengthening and service delivery MOMENTUM project, component 2 in Chitipa, Karonga, Kasungu, Salima and Nkhotakota districts. The project goal is reducing maternal, new-born, and child mortality through improved access and quality of health service delivery.

 

 

In collaboration with the Ministry of Health, the consortium will work to provide quality primary care for essential and integrated Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCH) FP/RH, nutrition, WASH and malaria; Empower individuals, communities and local organizations to demand higher quality and more available health services, and improve their health seeking behaviour, and engaging multiple sectors to address the social determinants of health.

FPAM is therefore inviting suitably qualified applicants for the following positions:

The position holders will be based in Chitipa, Karonga, Kasungu, Salima and Nkhotakota districts. Reporting to the FP/RH Senior Advisor, the District FP/RH Officers shall meet the below specifications:

Main Purpose of the Job
A key member of FPAM Momentum Projects’ Technical Team. An overseer of day-to-day management and implementation of FP/RH project activities at district level, preparing quarterly and annual work plans and budgets, preparing district level project reports, coordinating the involvement of actors and projects’ stakeholders, and coordination of project meetings and activities at district level.

Specific Key Responsibilities:

    • Establish and manage key networks and partnerships with relevant partners including NGOs, CBOs and MOH or relevant Government Departments at district level to promote FP, RH, Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent Health services
    • Disseminates project information by preparing and disseminating project reports on a regular basis, including financial and technical reports to FP/RH lead and all required project information to FPAM internal users.
    • Maintains regular communication with members of the project management teams and other members of the field district office.
    • Organize and facilitate stakeholder participatory planning and monitoring and evaluation (review meetings)

Requirements and Qualifications

    • Bachelors’ Degree in Nursing and Midwifery, Degree in Public Health, Health Management or relevant health field. Those with advanced post-graduate training in Public Health will have an added advantage.
    • Experience in project management, implementation, budget management, and reporting.
    • Experience in implementation of FP/RH projects

Method of Application
Before you apply make sure you access full details about these positions through the FPAM website: www.fpamalawi.org. or by requesting the document through the following e-mail address: vacancy@fpamalawi.org

Please send your cover letter, CV and copies of relevant Certificates with three traceable referees through email to vacancy@fpamalawi.org. 

To apply for this job email your details to vacancy@fpamalawi.org