Malaria Health System Strengthening Specialist, Spécialiste du renforcement du système de santé contre le paludisme, Yaoundé, Chemonics International

Malaria Health System Strengthening Specialist, Spécialiste du renforcement du système de santé contre le paludisme, Yaoundé, 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 an experienced Malaria HSS Specialist (Capacity Building) 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 Malaria HSS Specialist who provide technical and program oversight for Health System Strengthening (HSS) activities. Experience in Cameroon is required and proficiency in English and French is highly desired for this position. We are looking for people who have the passion to make a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

Lead malaria health systems strengthening activities to address gaps at the national, regional and facility levels.

Build capacity of the NMCP in leadership and governance at the national, regional and facility levels.

Support NMCP and build capacity to strengthen the malaria support supervision system at national, regional and district levels.

Participate in NMCP budgeting and work planning and ensure these are aligned with the national strategic plan.

Support NMCP in updating malaria strategic plans and policies.

Work with NMCP to ensure front line health workers receive adequate training and mentoring to provide high quality malaria services.

Work closely with partners to ensure commodities and supplies for malaria service delivery are consistently available at PMI sites.

Participate in project annual work planning and preparation of donor progress reports

Maintain excellent relationships with in-country stakeholders

Qualifications for Malaria HSS Specialist (Capacity Building):

Advanced degree in public health, or a related field

Candidate must be a citizen of Cameroon with work experience in the country

At least 8 years of experience in health service delivery, including at least five years of experience in malaria

A working knowledge of PMI indicators and the Government of Cameroon Malaria Control Strategic Plan

At least 5 years of experience working in Cameroon, with a strong understanding of the Cameroonian context

Demonstrated ability to work with multiple partners on collaborative projects.

Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

Fluency in English and French desired

Willingness to travel extensively in Cameroon.

To Apply:

Applicants should submit their CV and cover letter through the Smartsheet form using no later than December 31,2022. 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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