Deadline: 06 August, 2021

Location: Harare, Zimbabwe

World Health Organisation (WHO) is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Project Coordinator.

The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical assistance to Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) secretariat in planning, implementing and monitoring the Zimbabwe national AMR programme and reporting progress in line with MPTF/FFG project goals
  • Provide technical support to national AMR secretariat in functioning of AMR governance bodies
  • Manage effective implementation of MPTF grant, submitting consolidated narrative reports on progress in accordance with the agreed result framework and respective indicators
  • Support national AMR coordination systems and structures, developing AMR briefings to senior One Health team, local tripartite organisations and MPTF secretariat
  • Advise the AMR secretariat and One Health staff on all aspects of the AMR MPTF, including on policy, strategy, monitoring and compliance
  • Conduct quality improvement interventions, including supportive supervision and monitoring of activity progress, providing onsite coaching and mentoring to enhance AMR implementation across the One Health spectrum including AMR project sites
  • Contribute to strengthening monitoring and evaluation capability of Zimbabwe for reporting on AMR activities
  • Liaise with the tripartite joint secretariat and AMR MPTF secretariat on fund administration issues, including issues related to project fund extension and closures

Requirements

  • Degree in Health Sciences
  • Master’s Degree in Public Health/Epidemiology, Laboratory Science, Microbiology, Environment/Ecology, Food Science, or a related discipline (desirable)
  • Four years, minimum, of experience in the health/animal/ecological/environment health sector with experience in AMR/AMU interventions and technical assistance
  • AMR and One Health intervention experience in Zimbabwe or Southern African
  • Strong coordination, communication, and interpersonal skills, and ability to communicate and liaise with stakeholders
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a multi-dimensional environment, interacting with political and technical leaders
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences
  • Fluency in English

To apply and for more information, click here.

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