Electronics Artisan

The Elizabeth Glaser Paediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is a recognized global leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS.  In its work to eliminate paediatric AIDS through research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs, EGPAF currently supports national, district, and local governments, facilities, communities, and non-governmental partners. In 2020, EGPAF’s global footprint spans 17 countries.  EGPAF supports service provision for comprehensive HIV care, treatment and prevention programs, and health systems strengthening. To date, EGPAF has supported over 15,000 sites to offer HIV counselling, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment services alongside high-quality family health care.

EGPAF has worked in Malawi since 2001. Today, EGPAF Malawi implements evidence?based HIV prevention, care and treatment interventions in 151 health facilities in nine districts through EGPAF’s U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief/U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (PEPFAR/CDC) ?funded Achieving HIV Epidemic Control through Scaling Up Quality Testing, Care and Treatment in Malawi.

EGPAF seeks to fill the following open positions:

Position          :           

Electronics Artisan

Reports to      :           HIS Zonal Coordinator

Location         :           Mangochi / Blantyre

Post type        :           National

Position Summary:

The Electronics Artisan is a proactive and self-motivated individual who under the direct supervision and guidance of the 

HIS Zonal Coordinator 

will assist troubleshooting; build custom hardware accessories and testing of electrical equipment prior to deployment in all sites. The candidate will be required to go to other sites in others districts based on technical support needs as determined by the HIS Zonal Coordinator.

The Essential Duties and Responsibilities will include but not limited to;

  • Troubleshoot and fixing faulty electronic components in hardware and equipment i.e. Servers, J2, EBN, printers, scanners, power supply, networking equipment etc.
  • Build / assemble custom hardware accessories i.e. J2 power supplies, network cables.
  • Test electrical equipment prior deployment to sites

Required Qualifications and attributes

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in electrical engineering or related technical discipline (strongly preferred) or equivalent education and experience.
  • Subject matter expert experience installing, maintaining, and configuring network, infrastructure and applications
  • 5 years experienced in conducting site assessment to identify issues/gaps in power, hardware and software.
  • Working experience in a maintenance role in a similar environment and dealt with continuous maintenance and support.
  • Good command of spoken and written English.

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified individuals are welcome to apply. Interested qualified candidates should send their expressions of interest enclosing copies of their certificates and a detailed current Curriculum Vitae including names and contacts of at least three traceable referees, and indicating their availability to take up the position using the following link:

Closing date: 30 November 2020

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