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Malaria Project Graduate Intern

Date Posted: 2020-02-28 06:40:49
Company Name Plan International
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    Social Services / Health / Medical
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    Mid Level
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    Fixed Term Contract


Deadline: 16 October 2019

Duration: One year

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood and we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity.

We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge. In Zimbabwe, we have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 31 years.

Plan International operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity.

Job purpose
The graduate intern will be responsible for facilitating the implementation and monitoring of the Community-Based Enhanced Malaria Prevention and Control Project in the assigned geographical areas.

Key responsibilities
Provides Malaria Program related logistical support in documenting and filing project documents, and delivery of stationery and fuel to districts; Design with support from National Malaria Coordinator, Malaria project, database of beneficiaries; Maintains beneficiary registers for the Malaria project in the supported districts; Provide data capturing services to the Malaria project and compile minutes and reports of meetings and workshops; Participate in consolidation of Malaria project monthly and Quarterly Reports; Undertakes field monitoring visits as assigned by the Malaria Coordinator; Coordination of District sensitization meetings for Long Lasting Insecticidal Net (LLIN) distribution and trainings on gender equity, inclusion and safe guarding; Coordination of Ward sensitization trainings for LLINs distribution; Coordination of LLIN distribution at district and ward level; Coordination of LLIN mass distributions campaigns at district and ward level

Work/Educational Requirements

Entry qualifications and experience
BSc in Environmental Science and Health Degree / BSc Environmental Health / BSc Health Education and Promotions Degree; Preferably someone who has an appreciation of Ministry of Health structures especially at community, district and provincial level; Willingness to work with communities at grassroots level; Excellent communication and problem-solving skills; Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment; Good teamwork and interpersonal skills

To Apply

To apply
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are required to submit their curriculum vitae & cover letter outlining their suitability for the position to: Plan International takes very seriously the responsibility and duty to ensure that we and anyone who represents us does not in any way harm or place at risk children and young people. In this regard, reference and background checks on applicants will be performed including police clearances on child related offences in conformity with our Safeguarding Policy. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Deadline : Expired

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