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Cervical Cancer Programme Manager

The Ministry of Health (MOH) with the support of Centre for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) seeks to recruit suitably qualified and experienced person to be appointed as Cervical Cancer Programme Manager.

Reports to: Assistant Director – Non Communicable Diseases

Location: Ministry of Health Headquarters

  • The Project Manager will provide administrative oversight of Cervical Cancer program, including coordination of key activities in existing and planned sites.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Program Implementation
  • Manage in conjunction with internal departments and external stakeholders the implementation of Cervical Cancer program including:
  • Provincial Health Offices
  • ICT
  • Laboratory!Pathology
  • Cancer Diseases Hospital
  • National Cancer Registry
  • Procurement and Supplies Unit
  • Work with the PHOS and DHOs in coordinating logistics related to availability of material resources atexisting and planned sites
  • Coordinate start-up and ongoing support for all sites
  • Prepare timely implementation reports

Budget Development &Financial Planning

  • Work closely with the Planning and Policy Directorate to provide programme information necessary for overall budget development
  • Manage the budget and review and approve project expenses in consultation with Director – HPESD and Assistant Director -NCDs
  • Adjust budget requirements as necessary

Report writing to Donors

  • Ensure collection of data as required by stakeholders
  • Ensure timely reporting asper stakeholderrequirements
  • Contribute to quarterly/annual reporting to stakeholder;
  • Manage communication with national and international stakeholders through the Director-HPESD
  • Identify and help build strategic alliances nationally and internationally

Strategic Planning

  • Contribute to implementation of National Cancer Control Strategic Plan
  • Developmentofconcrete implementation plansfor Cervical Cancer
  • Program Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners tomonitor and evaluate program
  • Use monitoring and evaluation to recommend and develop improvements to systems operations
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners in development ofM & E tools.
  • Inventory Management
  • In conjunction with Procurement and Supplies Unit create/maintain appropriate inventory tracking mechanisms and ensure appropriate materials are available to all site (Includes forecasting requirements)
  • Liaise with clinic staff and supervisory staff to ensure appropriate and efficient requisition procedures are in place.
  • Community Activities
  • Collaborate within the Department of Health Promotions, Environmental Health and Social
  • Determinants in facilitating implementation of cervical cancer community outreach activities

Other

  • Any other task required for administrative and operational oversight of all aspects of the Cervical Cancer Project

Professional and Personal Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in public health with a health background
  • Must be a Medical Doctor, Clinical Officer or Nurse
  • At least 2 years’ experience managing health development and/or clinical research programs
  • Conversant with international funding mechanisms
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent leadership skills

How to Apply

All interested persons meeting the above qualifications and experience should send their written applications to the undersigned with copies of their National Registration Card, academic and professional qualifications, detailed Curriculum Vitae with three references including their contact numbers.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

The Permanent Secretary,

Ministry of Health,

Ndeke House,

PO Box 30205,

Lusaka.

Application deadline
30 Nov 15:00
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