PATH is a global nonprofit dedicated to achieving health equity. With more than 40 years of experience forging multisector partnerships and with expertise in science, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales up innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing heath challenges.
PATH has unparalleled expertise and experience in the development of new tools and strategies for malaria elimination and has the potential to become an acknowledged leader in accelerating efforts towards malaria elimination and global eradication. PATH’s Center for Malaria Control and Elimination (CMCE) workings with PATH staff and strategic partners to coordinate expertise and programming and maximize our collective impact toward malaria elimination.
PATH seeks a Technical Advisor for the USAID-funded Reaching every at-risk community and household with malaria services (REACH Malaria) global project. REACH aims to provide implementation support services and technical assistance to countries to accelerate progress in comprehensive delivery of facility and community-based malaria services, including malaria case management, prevention of malaria in pregnancy (MiP), seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC), health systems strengthening, data collection and use for service delivery, and other malaria prevention interventions.
The Technical Advisor will report to the Chief of Party and will provide technical leadership to help introduce and implement malaria support services, and coordinate with relevant ministries of health, PATH technical teams and other implementing partners globally.
- Lead technical, management, and monitoring aspects of project activity implementation, and ensure adherence to PMI technical guidance and global best practices.
- Provide support to project countries, ensuring high-quality interventions across all technical areas.
- Manage introduction and scale-up of technical interventions.
- Support developing project work plans and guide the design of specific, quantifiable performance indicators and targets for core and country programs, and reporting results.
- Contribute to identifying and scaling-up best practices in malaria diagnosis and case management, malaria in pregnancy, and community case management.
- Contribute to the design and drafting of research findings, publications, project updates, guidance documents, presentations and donor reports.
- Collaborate with other teams in PATH including diagnostics, maternal, newborn and child health, center for data and digital health, for their technical inputs into project deliverables and activity plans.
- Work closely with the relevant stakeholders, including ministries of health, universities, NGOs, civil society, and private sector partners in coordinating activity implementation.
Required skills and experience:
- Master’s degree or higher in public health, medical sciences, or other related area.
- Minimum of 7 years of providing technical leadership in designing and implementing malaria control or related programs in service delivery activities, collaborating closely with National Malaria Control Programs and other government and civil society stakeholders at country level.
- Experience supporting USAID and/or PMI funded health projects, with preference for malaria interventions.
- Familiarity with stakeholders in the malaria services space, including malaria case management, prevention of MiP, SMC, surveillance, health systems strengthening, data collection and use for service delivery.
- Proven ability to multi-task and collaborate work effectively with senior staff, colleagues, donors, partner organizations, stakeholders, local institutions, and others at all levels.
- Strong problem-solving, organization skills and a positive, solution-oriented approach to challenges.
- Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines, and an emphasis on quality.
- Excellent analytical, presentation and report writing skills.
- Excellent skills in facilitation, team building and coordination.
- Extremely detail-oriented, with the ability to communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing.
- Strong work ethic, resourcefulness, integrity, credibility, and dedication to PATH’s mission.
- Professional proficiency in English required.
PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.
PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment.
PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, caste, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.