Job Openings At Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM)

By | January 5, 2017

Job Openings At Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM)

The Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) is an ecumenical association of Church-owned health facilities in Malawi. CHAM is the second largest provider of health services in Malawi, with member health facilities in rural areas and the CHAM Secretariat is the central coordination unit of the Association.
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The Global Health Corps’ mission is to mobilize a global community of emerging leaders to build the movement for health equity. We are building a network of young change-makers who share a common belief:
Health is a human right.
Global Health Corps recruits and selects highly qualified applicants with diverse skill sets to work with high-impact organizations in year-long paid positions. During their fellowship year, fellows make a significant and measurable contribution to the placement organization and the target population. Fellows work in teams of two at each placement organization – one national fellow and one international fellow. Our fellows and alumni represent 40+ nationalities and have diverse backgrounds, experiences, skillsets, and passions. They are architects, designers, web developers, business analysts, teachers, communications specialists, supply chain managers, and more
The Christian Health Association has been a partner to Global Health Corps for two years and will have a third class of fellows joining the institution in the 2017-18 fellowship year. below is the fellowship position for Malawian nationals to apply for:
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Organization: Christian Health Association of Malawi
Location: Lilongwe, Malawi
Eligible Citizenship: Malawi
Application Code: M03-Nat
Job Function: Monitoring and Evaluation / Quality Improvement
Issue Area: Health Systems Strengthening / Healthcare Access
Position Overview
The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will strengthen program monitoring and ensure reporting of key CHAM health service delivery indicators is done in accordance with agreed standards and sectorial best practices. The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be responsible for facilitating a full range of Monitoring and Evaluation activities, including project proposal design, report writing, database management, and staff capacity building.
Responsibilities
•Facilitate monitoring and evaluation activities, including planning and implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities, reports writing, etc.
•Give technical and methodological support to the staff on monitoring and evaluation methods, log frame approach, quality assurance, use of software, etc.
•Participate in project proposals design, primarily log frame and monitoring and evaluation components
•Maintain contacts with other agencies equipped with field based monitoring and evaluation systems and GIS units
•Monitor implementation and impact of church-owned health facility programs supported by CHAM
•Facilitate research and documentation of good practices
•Manage a database with indicators for national response and prepare regular reports on overall performance
•Develop formats and time schedules for indicator monitoring reports
•Assist with the development of national policy and guidelines for monitoring and evaluation and its impact
Desired Skills and Experience
Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required
•Bachelor’s degree in economics, statistics, epidemiology, or related field*
•Two years of experience in monitoring and evaluation
•Experience in monitoring and evaluation of health including HIV-related and primary health care programs
•Experience working with international cooperating partners
•Excellent oral and written communication skills
•Computer literacy
•Knowledge of health management information systems
•Ability to develop monitoring and evaluation systems and guidelines for staff training
•Self-starter, strategic thinker, analytical, and creative
•Ability to work independently and under pressure
•Reliability in meeting deadlines
•Good team worker with excellent interpersonal, methodical, and presentation skills
Citizens of U.S.A (only) will apply for the following position:
Communications and Resource Mobilization Officer
Organization: Christian Health Association of Malawi
Location: Lilongwe, Malawi
Eligible Citizenship: USA
Application Code: M03-Int
Job Function: Communications, Development / Fundraising / Grant-Writing
Issue Area: Health Systems Strengthening / Healthcare Access
Position Overview
The Communications and Resource Mobilization Officer will coordinate communications and media functions in CHAM, both internally and externally, and will build and maintain a diverse network of donors and partners. The officer will be instrumental in creating and publishing compelling publications and materials that promote CHAM’s work and communicate its impact. Additionally, the officer is responsible for building and maintaining an increasingly diverse network of donors and partners who believe in the work of CHAM and provide funds, technical support, and other forms of collaboration to meet the current and future needs of CHAM. The officer will be instrumental in managing grant proposals, donor relationships, and capacity building for CHAM staff in areas of resources mobilization.
Responsibilities
•Update and implement the CHAM communication strategy and plans
•In coordination with the program team, write and edit CHAM publications and media documents, including information, education, and communication (IEC) materials, newsletters, brochures, etc.
•Act as media focal point for CHAM, organize media events, write media press releases, and develop relations with selected media
•Design, edit, record, and produce quality donor reports produced by programs including success stories and best practices
•Build capacity of CHAM staff in documentation and report writing
•Facilitate resource planning and mobilize resources
•Write grant proposals and facilitate grant review and reporting
Desired Skills and Experience
Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required
•Bachelor’s degree in mass communication, business communication, arts, or related field*
•Two years of experience in corporate communication, public relations, resource mobilization, and/or grant management and monitoring
•Experience in project management
•Experience in desktop publishing and with the media in Malawi
•Knowledge of the media landscape in Malawi is an added advantage
•Proven experience in developing grant management systems, project management, and resource mobilization
•Ability to develop manuals, guidelines, and reports for staff training
•Self-starter and a strategic thinker, analytical and creative
•Ability to work independently and under pressure
•Reliability in meeting deadlines
•Good team worker with excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation, marketing, and networking skills
•Budget monitoring and tracking skills

During the fellowship year, all fellows are provided with:
•A living stipend of $650/month
•Housing and utilities
•Health insurance
•A professional development grant of $600
•An award of $1500 upon successful completion of the fellowship year
•Travel costs covered to and from placement site, training and retreats
*Note: The living stipend and the completion award may be paid out in USD or local currency, as determined by the placement organization.
Living and Working in Malawi: Fellows are provided with basic housing and a utilities stipend during the fellowship year. GHC coordinates housing for fellows in shared apartments or houses that meet GHC’s safety standards. Fellows at CHAM will be housed in Lilongwe, an urban city and capital of Malawi. National fellows have the option to remain in their own housing and receive a supplemental housing stipend.
To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/
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