PSI/Eswatini, a member of the PSI global network, aims to improve the health of the people of Eswatini. PSI/Eswatini seeks to recruit for the following position. This position is contingent on funding. For more information or complete job description, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Job title NCD Coordinator
Department Integrated HIV/SRH Services
Based in Mbabane, Eswatini
Reports to the Integrated HIV/SRH Services Director
Who we are
We’re Population Services International (PSI), the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire by marketing affordable products and services that range from mosquito nets to contraceptives to HIV testing.
There are over 7,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds – from the medical industry to the music business – all with unique skills we bring to the job. We have many PSIers who have been with PSI for many years and have built a lasting career with us!
PSI/ES is a nonprofit company registered locally under the laws of Eswatini that has been implementing health programs since 2001. Fully committed to measurable health impact, PSI/Eswatini works in close cooperation with government, partners in the public and private sectors and local civil society to deliver high quality health programs to reach vulnerable populations with needed health prevention services, products and information. The organization is currently implementing HIV prevention programs including community-based HIV counseling and testing, linkages to care and treatment, treatment initiation, voluntary medical male circumcision, non-communicable diseases (NCD) and condom promotion and distribution, employing both fixed site and mobile outreach models. All services are accompanied by social behavior change communication messaging.
PSI seeks an entrepreneurial, creative, and dynamic candidate with an interest in building a career in global health for the position of NCD Coordinator within PSI Eswatini’s Integrated HIV/SRH Services team. He/She will have the opportunity to work across multiple stakeholders, including donors, the Ministry of Health and other global health partner organizations under the leadership of the Integrated HIV/SRH Services Director. The individuals’ overall work is to take on overall management of NCD work at PSI to include donor and MOH relations.
Sound like you? Read on.
Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Support the review and implementation of the national strategy for prevention and control of NCDs,
• Provide technical guidance on project design and implementation, leading proposal writing efforts with PSI and at MOH,
• Support decentralization of NCDs services nationally in collaboration with regional mentors
• Establish and manage stakeholder relations including those with implementing and funding partners,
• Monitor and evaluate progress and achievement of programme of works of the department and provide advice for corrective response when needed,
• Ensure the inclusion of NCDs indicators into CMIS to inform programs intervention,
• Assist in development of communication tools, presentations, background information and reports,
• Contribute to the preparation and review of project reports, publications, proposals, and others, as required,
• Coordinate, direct and guide advocacy and social mobilization efforts towards combating communicable diseases,
• Support the national NCD unit in ensuring high standard data generation including technical documents, reports and guidelines development,
• Support NCDs medicines, commodities and supplies coordination and management,
• Facilitate trainings for HCWs for NCDs management including lay cadre for risk assessments referrals and linkages to care,
• Perform any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.
What are we looking for?
• Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Public Health, or a related degree and a Master’s Degree in a related field will be an added advantage
• A Solid technical knowledge of non-communicable diseases, particularly diabetes and / or cardiovascular disease.
• A minimum of 2 years of direct experience in patient care and experience working in the public health and/or the NGO sector on NCD related projects is an essential requirement
• A minimum of 1 year in project management
• Experience in working public health systems and community engagement
A few necessities
• Skills/Abilities/Aptitudes Requirements:
• Excellent Interpersonal Skills
• Ability to take initiative, plan and monitor activities flow and outcomes
• Experience eliciting and tracing contacts in communities
• Capacity to manage difficult working situations
• Ability to analyze, interpret and solve difficult problems in diverse cultures
• Capacity to work under pressure and under the most minimal supervision in achieving set up goals/objectives
• Fluency in English and SiSwati
• Excellent computer skills: Windows XP Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet and E-mail use.
• Strong organizational and management skills, e.g., setting priorities and completing tasks on time and on budget.
Application letters and curriculum vitae must be sent via email to email@example.com no later than 22nd October 2020.
For your application to be “recognized”, it must cite the position applied for, Name and Surname in the email subject.
No calls, please, No posted or hand delivered applications will be considered.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
PSI is an Equal Opportunity
Employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, or disability.