Country Officer, Malawi

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

About the organization

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is on a mission to create a world where no mother, child, or family is devastated by HIV and AIDS, and we are making an impact. We are a proven leader in the global fight to end HIV and AIDS, and an advocate for every child to live a full and healthy life into adulthood. For more than 30 years, EGPAF has been a leader in meeting urgent needs in pediatric HIV and AIDS in the world’s most affected regions. We carry out our values of passion, innovation, teamwork, leadership, integrity, excellence and equity every day, while maximizing our impact in the communities we serve. Join us on our fight for an AIDS-free generation!

Duties

How will you fight for an AIDS-free generation?
Our Country Officer (CO) functions as an integral team member of the programs team, while also backstopping, representing, and supporting programs implemented in Malawi. Our CO acts as a liaison between Malawi and the US, while providing support and coordination in program and agreement management, country representation, and technical work and strategic guidance.

No two days are alike at EGPAF, but what can you expect in this role?
Program & Agreement Management Support
• Routinely monitor program progress and identify best practices, lessons learned, and areas for improvement, including short-term technical assistance needs
• Coordinate input and facilitate internal review process to support the development of program work
• Review and update sub-agreements, grantee reports, and programmatic and organizational budgets

Country Representation
• Support day-to-day communications and foster teamwork between the US and Malawi
• Identify and coordinate technical assistance for program design, work plan development, reporting, monitoring and evaluation, and operations research, advocating for the needs and concerns of the country program
• Participate in and/or lead department meetings, brown bags, and presentations to share key information with the country program
• Respond to internal and external requests about the country program

Qualifications

To be successful, you will have:

• BA/BS in Public Health or a related field
• 4 years of experience working in national and/or international health programs
• The ability to take 2 international field visits per year; if you’ve traveled to or lived in Africa, we’d love to hear where you’ve been!
• Have demonstrated leadership in the following competencies: team building, customer service, and decisiveness

Bonus points if you have:

• Experience with USG awards, such as USAID, CDC, HHS, or NIH

Application instructions

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