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As a federal enterprise, the Deutsche Gesellschaft Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its objective in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ operates in more than 130 countries around the globe. In Malawi, GIZ has been working for more than 50 years. Malawi is a priority for German international cooperation and currently focuses on three priority areas: education, health and private sector development in rural areas. In addition to our work on these areas, we also work on public financial and economic management and social protection.
The Malawi German Health Programme (MGHP) is the technical cooperation programme of the German Development Cooperation’s (GDC) support to the health sector in Malawi. It is commissioned by the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, BMZ, and implemented by GIZ.
The title of the MGHP is Health Systems Strengthening with a Focus on Reproductive Health. MGHP provides technical support to the Ministry of Health (MOH), regulatory bodies, training institutions and CHAM, and implements interventions in the four target districts of Dedza, Lilongwe, Mchinji and Ntcheu. The areas of support are (1) quality of care, (2) district HR management (3) health information and digitalization and (4) central hospital reform. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) co-finances MGHP with the aim of improving health data demand and use under health information and digitalization. The current programme phase runs from 01.08.2020 till 31.07.2023.
GIZ is recruiting District Technical Advisors for the Malawi German Health Programme (MGHP) Health Systems Strengthening with a focus on Reproductive Health to be posted to the districts Dedza, Lilongwe, Mchinji and Ntcheu.
Position: District Technical Advisors
MGHP seeks to employ four technical advisors who will be based in the supported districts and work in close collaboration with District Health Management Teams.
The technical advisor has the following core responsibilities:
In this context, the position holder performs the following tasks in close collaboration with the Lilongwe-based international and national technical advisors of MGHP:
Technical advice (capacity development)
Resource Management, Health Information and Digitalization
Management and coordination
Communication and networking
Other duties/additional tasks
C. Required qualifications, competencies and experience
How to apply
Interested candidates meeting the above requirements should submit their applications, with a one-page cover letter demonstrating how they meet the above requirements, along with a detailed CV. Clearly indicate in subject line the position being applied for.
The Head of HR
P.O. Box 31131
Email to: [email protected]
The closing date for applications is 03 January 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. GIZ is an equal opportunity employer. Women and young professionals are encouraged to apply