The Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation is a nonprofit affiliate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore established by UMB to carry out UMB’s programs to strengthen health systems and improve the human condition in the areas where UMB operates through MGIC. MGIC has UMB-approved affiliates, field offices, and program offices (collectively known as “country offices”) throughout sub Saharan Africa. MGIC activities are funded generally by U.S. government entities through cooperative agreements with UMB. The University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) has received PEPFAR funding from the US government /CDC for Accelerating Malawi’s PEPFAR Laboratory Logistics and Infrastructure for Quality (AMPLIFY). This cooperative agreement aims to achieve and maintain HIV epidemic control. AMPLIFY will strengthen the laboratory efficiency, capacity, and quality through improving laboratory infrastructure, improving laboratory data utilization for decision making, training human resources, and adhering to quality management systems.
The Country Representative will report to the appropriate Principal Investigator (PI) and the CIHEB Global Director. As a member of the University of Maryland Baltimore community, s/he will conduct the affairs of the University in Malawi by safeguarding the best interests and fiduciary obligations of the University and MGIC and upholding and protecting the University’s core values and mission.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Program Leadership and Technical Oversight
Country Office Management
EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
Fluency in English
The closing date for receiving applications is 28th June 2021. MGIC Malawi is an Equal Opportunities Employer
AN AFFILIATE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, BALTIMORE Office Address: Golden Peacock Shopping Complex, Area 13, Box 2298, City Centre, Lilongwe, Malawi