Project Officer, Malaria

Nyamira, Kenya
Apply by 10 June 2018
Posted on 11 May 2018

Job Description


Under the direct supervision of the Program Manager - Global Fund, The Project Officer – Malaria will generally oversee the day to day implementation of the Global Fund Supported community malaria interventions as well as reporting in Nyamira County. Further, s/he will be the focal person for the project’s stakeholder engagements in the county with overall support and guidance of the Program Manager.


Technical Support & Management

• Providing support to the planning, implementation, management, and monitoring of community malaria activities within the supported community health units

• Assisting in providing technical expertise and support during training of Community Health Volunteers (CHVs).

• Ensuring that activities geared towards community level management of malaria activities are effectively supervised.

• Planning for regular opportunities to identify lessons learnt and opportunities for documentation of the project’s work.

Coordination and representation

• Providing overall planning and coordination in training, reporting and supervision visits

• Liaising with key partners including County Sub County Health Management Teams, local leaders, other NGO partners, and other stakeholders (as necessary) to provide synergy for project activities

• Attending malaria and community health services related technical working groups and stakeholder meetings at the county, sub county and community.

Administrative and Other Duties

• Providing monthly written reports to the Program Manager on the progress towards the project’s annual objectives; identifying areas for improvement and those requiring follow-up.

• Working with the finance department to prepare financial requests and ensure the timely liquidation and reporting of expenditure

• Any other duties as required by the line manager


• Compilation of activity reports and success stories for inclusion in the qualitative and quantitative reports submitted to Country Office, and contributing to the other reports as required.


• You have a Bachelor’s degree in Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences, Public Health, Social Sciences or Community Health.

• You have a minimum of at least 4 years’ experience in an NGO set up implementing community malaria programs.

• You have experience working with health service delivery professionals (e.g. Community Health Workers, health care workers)

• You have experience with planning, implementing, managing, and/or monitoring and reporting of malaria initiativesYou have strong project management skills, as evidenced by impressive academic or professional results

• You are highly organized, flexible, and adaptable to changing priorities and able to work well under deadlines with minimum supervision

• You have excellent computer skills using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook—You must have demonstrable ability to format documents, prepare charts and manipulate data

• Excellent verbal and written communications skills to include conflict resolution, priority management, and managing expectations of multiple clients

• Experience in the implementation of Global Fund Malaria grants is an added advantage

• You are comfortable working for a faith-based organization.

• You believe in CMMB, where we’re going, and what we can do together to achieve Healthier Lives Worldwide.

About the Organization

CMMB is a leading faith-based NGO focused exclusively on global health care for the world’s poor, by building healthy, sustainable communities through community engagement and partnerships. Now entering its second century, CMMB is committed to integrating and focusing its programming around saving the lives of children and mothers by concentrating on leading causes of mortality in targeted communities.

Building around a new CHAMPS (CHildren And Mother PartnershipS) model, CMMB will work at both the community and clinical levels in these targeted communities to strengthen health services and address the leading causes of maternal and child death. In addition, CMMB will expand its volunteer program to provide medical and business expertise for community development, and will engage with the pharmaceutical industry to help meet the needs of CHAMPS communities and in other areas of need.

More information

JP Project Officer - Nyamira.pdf

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