Malaria Technical Coordinator

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Medical Emergency Relief International (Merlin), International Health NGO

Location: Somalia (Nairobi with frequent travel to Somalia)

Programme: Somalia

Responsible To: Country Health Director and the Malaria Management Team

Location: Kenya, Nairobi with frequent travel to Somalia

Start Date: ASAP

Duration: 12 months

Salary and Benefits: £13,920 – £18,960 per annum plus cost of living allowance of £5,579 per annum (subject to exchange rate), insurance cover, accommodation & flights.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Due to the urgency of this position, applications will be short-listed on a regular basis and we may offer this post before the closing date.

Please note this is an unaccompanied position

Experience / Skills


  • Medical Doctor/Nurse with postgraduate qualification in public health or related field
  • Sufficient experience in management of relief and development programs
  • Strong international health project management skills and experience
  • High professional commitment to provision of high quality health programs
  • Able to live, work and travel in an insecure environment, following strict security guidelines at all times.
  • Computer literate with full command of Word, Excel and Epi Info.
  • Fluent written and spoken English


  • Experience in training needs assessments and needs-based participatory training
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation of projects/activities and in implementing quality control/assurance mechanisms
  • Previous experience working on malaria control programmes and the implementation of ACT

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