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Programme Specialist - Health Justice 

Date Posted: Mar 24, 2021

Job Description

Christian Aid is a leading international development and humanitarian charity that has been working to combat poverty for 70 years. Our vision is a world where everyone has fullness of life; a life lived with dignity, free from poverty and need; where global resources are equitably shared and sustainably used; and where the voice and agency of the poor and marginalised are fully realised.


Position: Programme Specialist - Health Justice 





Fixed Term Contract: 3 years


Closing Date: 31st March 2021


About the role

Under the direct supervision of the Programme Coordinator-Health Justice, the Programme Specialist-Health Justice will support the Program coordinator in analysing political, social and Health trends in Malawi and lead formulation, management and evaluation of programme activities within his/her workstream, as well as providing strategic policy advice support to project partners. The Programme Specialist Health Justice is charged with daily management of the Health justice workstream activities; management of projects and initiatives; oversight of monitoring and evaluation efforts; quality assurance of donor and other reports writing; participation in strategic planning and work plan development; and implementation of capacity building and professional development programs for project partners. The post serves as a key advisor to the Program Coordinator Health Justice on matters of organizational integrity within the Health justice workstream


About you


Candidates applying for this role should have the following:

  • Bachelor degree in Public Health/Community Health or related disciplines in the field.
  • You must have experience in HIV/AIDS Programming: one focusing on key populations - having experience working with female sex workers (FSM) and men who have sex with men MSM or you must have experience working on TB activities and general population.
  • Proven ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment; to follow projects through to completion, consistently on schedule, without loss of attention to detail and budget;
  • At least 5 years of experience in project management, including planning, budgeting, monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning.
  • Adaptability and ability to work in conditions of change and ambiguity, and to stretch oneself to adopt new skills which respond to changing circumstances and challenges;
  • Excellent written, verbal, organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent listening and communication skills with sensitivity to cultural communication differences;
  • Flexibility and willingness to work simultaneously on a wide range of tasks and projects across the team, and ability to prioritize tasks.


How to apply


For full job details and to apply for these positions, please visit www.christianaid.org.uk/jobs. 

The Job Description can be downloaded using this link


Click on the International tab. If you have questions about the position, please e-mail them to



Email: Malawi-info@christian-aid.org


CV sent to the e-mail address will not be considered. All applications must be submitted online.

Christian Aid values diversity and aspires to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief


Skills Required


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