Position: Program Manager – Mother and child health program
Based in Phalombe, MALAWI
Inter Aide is an international association that has been working in Malawi for more than 25 years and now runs 10 programs in rural areas in the field of community health, agriculture, access to water and maintenance of water points. Currently, the association is implementing two community health programs aimed at improving the health of young children and women, the first in Lilongwe district and the second in Phalombe district. Each program is deployed in the catchment areas of several rural health centers (covering a total population of about 160,000 people) focusing on prevention and early case management of the main pathologies responsible for the mortality of young children (malaria, diarrheal diseases, respiratory diseases and birth complications).
These programs are based on two main approaches:
Activities at community level
They directly involve the population and community leaders to improve health behaviors. Activities includes support to the publication and enforcement of community health by-laws, community awareness, monitoring the adoption of good health seeking behaviors and preventive practices.
Activities supporting the government health system
Implemented in close collaboration with district health services, they focus on increasing and improving health care delivery for children under 5 and pregnant women in targeted health centers.
Inter Aide is currently looking for a public health professional to coordinate, evaluate and develop the Health Project in Phalombe.
The Program Manager will be responsible for managing, evaluating and developing the project in in the Phalombe area. He / she will be under the supervision of the Country Director based in France.
In this capacity, the Program Manager will be responsible for: