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SUPPORT, COMPREHENSIVE CARE AND EMPOWERMENT FOR PEOPLE WITH PSYCHOSOCIAL DISABILITIES (SUCCEED) PROJECT

Kamuzu College of Nursing, a constituent College of the University of Malawi, is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill posts in the Support, Comprehensive Care and Empowerment for people with psychosocial Disabilities (SUCCEED). The positions are tenable at Blantyre Campus. All positions will be for a one-year fixed term contract of employment, renewable on mutual agreement and subject to performance. SUCCEED is a five-country research consortium in Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Malawi. and Zimbabwe, coordinated by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and financed by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office in the United Kingdom. SUCCEED will build on principles of co-production and South-South partnership to create regional centres of excellence in research, capacity-building and outreach on psychosocial disabilities. A Research Consortium, in collaboration with the University of Malawi, the programme is implementing a Research on mental health to investigate ‘What Works’ for people with Psychosis in their Communities.

The positions required in the project are as follows:

Position: Project Manager

Job Purpose: To manage and coordinate project activities

Duties

  •  Planning, Implementation, coordinating, directing and managing all project activities
  •  Monitoring budget implementation and recommend re-allocation of funds
  •  Monitoring and evaluating project activities
  •  Prepare progress reports for the project activities and meetings
  •  Communicating with stakeholders
  •  Act as the primary administrative point of contact for research staff
  •  Oversee and Manage project procurement process
  •  Maintain and managing project assets
  •  Supervising and appraising staff


Education and Qualifications:

  • Applicants must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, with at least 2 years’ working in an academic institution and knowledge of the Malawi Mental Health Strategics and policies. Those with a relevant Master’s Degree will have an added advantage.

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Applications should include a Curriculum Vitae and two traceable referees with their phone numbers and email addresses. Those interested and meeting the above requirements should submit their applications to:

The Registrar

Kamuzu College of Nursing

Private Bag 1

Lilongwe

Email: hrdesk@kcn.unima.mw 

Closing date for receiving applications is April 23, 2021. Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted
 


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  • Location
    Lilongwe
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  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    1
  • Apply Before
    23 Apr, 2021

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