Multiple Technical Health Specialists | Yaoundé, Cameroon | 2022, Plusieurs spécialistes techniques de la santé | Yaoundé, Cameroun | 2022, Chemonics International

Multiple Technical Health Specialists | Yaoundé, Cameroon | 2022, Plusieurs spécialistes techniques de la santé | Yaoundé, Cameroun | 2022, Chemonics International

Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle

Chemonics International, an international development consulting organization that has been operating since 1975 in more than 150 countries around the world, seeks experienced technical and operational leaders, technical specialists for USAID’s anticipated activity in Cameroon through the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI). This activity aims to advance the goals of PMI Cameroon and the Cameroon National Malaria Control Program (NMCP), which are to reduce deaths, reduce disease and reduce transmission to accelerate malaria elimination in Cameroon.

Chemonics is looking for a potential chief of party, several technical leads/specialists, and experienced operations and finance directors on malaria to help us achieve these goals. Experience in Cameroon is highly desired and proficiency in English is required for all positions. We are looking for people who have the passion to make a difference in the lives of people around the world.

We are seeking technical specialists in the following areas:

Malaria prevention, care, and treatment

Community-level malaria vector control activities and interventions

Malaria surveillance, monitoring, evaluation, and strategic information

Social behavior change communication

Capacity building of local partners and counterparts

Refugee health and conflict-affected populations

Private sector engagement

Gender equality and social inclusion

Qualifications for Chief of Party:

Advanced degree in public health, medicine, or a related field

Minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible program management experience, preferably as chief of party or a similar role

Experience leading complex international development programs is required; experience working with U.S. government and/or USAID implementing partners is preferred

Experience in malaria program management in Cameroon and/or Central Africa is preferred

Proven ability to work collaboratively with host-country officials, donors, and other key stakeholders

Demonstrated supervisory work experience including supervision of technical teams and subcontractor partners

Strong interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving skills, and exceptional oral and written communication skills

Fluency in English and French required

Qualifications for Finance and Operations Director:

Bachelor’s degree in finance, project management, economic development, health, or related discipline required; advanced degree preferred

Minimum of five years of professional experience, with experience managing large-scale, complex contracts preferred

Demonstrated experience managing international teams and supervising administrative, finance, and/or operations staff

Thorough understanding of donor requirements and how to apply them to contract and project management, with preference for USAID experience

Demonstrated skillset in financial management and operations procedures and policies, procurement, subcontracting, client relations, compliance, and human resources

Demonstrated resourcefulness in problem solving and initiative to learn new skills

Familiarity with Chemonics’ systems and processes preferred

Fluency in English and French required

Qualifications for Technical leads and specialists:

Degree in Public Health, Medicine, or related field; higher degree preferred

A minimum of five years (specialists) and a minimum of 10 years (leads) of relevant work experience in area of specified technical expertise; more experienced candidates are encouraged to apply

Experience in managing malaria programs in Cameroon and/or Central Africa is desired

Experience with USAID and/or other donors preferred

Experience and understanding working with governments and government systems, the private sector, and international donors

Demonstrated understanding of and experience working with program teams in challenging settings

Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

To Apply:

Applicants should submit their CV and cover letter through the Smartsheet form using no later than COB April 15, 2022. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors. Chemonics values the protection of your personal data. If you are in the European Union, please read our EU Recruiting Data Privacy Notice to learn how we process personal data. You may access the notice via the following link:

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