Team leader- Western Region

Salary Competitive against market
Location Lagos
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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 Lead - Clinical Care to join our team in Lagos, Nigeria.

The Technical Lead for Clinical Care will provide technical leadership to the Malaria IMACT Project in Nigeria. The position holder will be responsible for overseeing the clinical care component of the project, working closely with the Project Director and project team to implement evidence-based approaches to achieve the projects outcomes. The position holder will serve as a resource for up-to-date technical information on malaria control and elimination including providing technical support to Lagos State Malaria Elimination Programme (SMEP), , and other key stakeholders. The position holder will be the malaria technical liaison with World Bank Nigeria.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Postgraduate degree in epidemiology/ public health/medicine/nursing/parasitology/tropical medicine) with a focus on malaria control/elimination
  • Medical and Clinical qualification
  • At least 8 years working in technical role with an excellent understanding of malaria control/elimination approaches
  • Significant experience in intervention design and implementation of large-scale malaria control projects, including the sustenance of impact
  • Familiarity with the challenges and opportunities of malaria control Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) and in particular the reasons for the high burden of malaria in Nigeria
  • Experience in setting up standards of technical quality as well as internal quality assurance mechanisms and their functioning
  • Familiarity with the Nigerian health system
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written) in English

We need to keep beneficiaries safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to safeguarding. Please find our Code of Conduct, Safeguarding Policy and Privacy Notice here.

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

Due to the nature of this role we will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and the role might be filled and closed before the closing date. Early applications are encouraged.

This is a fixed term contract for the period of 2 years pending funding.

To apply for this position you will need to have the right to work in Nigeria.

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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