Technical Director - REACH Project

Salary Competitive
Location Variable (this position can be based in one of the countries where Malaria Consortium operates)
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This is a Temporary, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

Malaria Consortium is recruiting for a Technical Director for REACH project to join our team based Globally. 

The technical director will bear primary responsibility for the technical excellence of activity implementation. S/he will work with the project director in providing technical leadership and oversight of the programme. S/he will ensure that the project activities are of high quality and adhere to PMI technical guidance and latest global policies and practices. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

The successful candidate will have:


  • Substantial experience in global health with a focus on malaria control and elimination
  • Experience at senior level in a technical role which involves working closely with national government counterparts
  • Extensive experience of working with USAID/PMI or CDC funded projects
  • Medical/Clinical degree and a master’s degree or higher in public health, or other related area.
  • Demonstrated capacity to operate within the malaria international community and function as a leader on matters of malaria case management and drug-based prevention in developing countries.
  • Senior leadership experience in an international NGO, academic institution, multilateral agency or relevant private sector business
  • Strategy development and implementation experience at regional or global levels
  • Strong experience in mentoring senior, high-calibre technical staff
  • Demonstrable experience of representation at government-agency level on behalf of an organisation
  • Demonstrated experience building capacity of National Malaria Control Programs in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Ability to travel internationally – at least 30% of the time.
  • Excellent verbal and written English


  • Experience living and/or working in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Significant experience of writing/reviewing proposals targeted at major government development partners and foundations
  • Demonstrable experience of working alongside WHO and other multilateral agencies in the international health arena
  • Strong network amongst national malaria control programmes and their development partners
  • Extensive experience in health systems strengthening
  • Experience communicating technical content through social media

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This role is conditional of Malaria Consortium securing funding for this role. 

This is a fixed term contract for the period of 5 years. 


Established in 2003, Malaria Consortium is one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations specialising in the prevention, control, and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases among vulnerable populations.

Our mission is to save lives and improve health in Africa and Asia through evidence-based programmes that combat targeted diseases and promote Universal Health Coverage.

We are dedicated to ensuring our work is supported by strong evidence and remains grounded in the lessons we learn through implementation. We explore beyond current practice, to try out innovative ways – through research, implementation, and policy development – to achieve effective and sustainable disease management and control. 

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