Ministry of Health Program Implementation Unit
The Ministry of Health (MOH) of the Republic of Malawi is a key partner to the Global Fund and GAVI for the fight of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria (GFATM) and Vaccine preventable diseases. MOH serves as a Principal Recipient for GFATM grants and coordinates the implementation of grants activities. The Ministry of Health has in this regard a dedicated Programme Implementation Unit (PIU), set up under the Office of the Secretary for Health to manage the Global Fund and GAVI grants. This Unit provides quality assurance, oversight and guidance on routine management of projects funded under these grants.
The PIU is currently looking for energetic, creative and highly skilled professionals to fill up the vacant positions resulting from additional requirements in the new grants which will commerce in January 2021 and to replace vacant positions existing within the PIU.
The positions are tenable at the PIU offices place in the Community Health Sciences Unit (CHSU) in Lilongwe. The engagement will be for an initial period of two years, renewable subject to satisfactory performance, availability of funding and continued need.
Purpose of the position Reporting to the PIU Manager, the incumbent shall have overall leadership and management responsibility for:- all procurement of non-health products: shall be responsible for contract management; and shall report directly to and be supervised by the PIU Manager and the MoH Deputy Director (Procurement).
The Procurement Specialist will be in-charge of all procurement matters in the PIU and will directly supervise the procurement officers under his/her charge.
Summary of Key Functions/ Key Results Expected
Professional and Education qualifications
Core skills and competencies