Technical Generalist, Partners In Health, Malawi

Title: Malawi-based Technical Generalist

Reports to: Computer Programmer, Director of Informatics and Telemedicine

Location: Malawi (Neno District)

Job Description:

Partners In Health is looking for a full-time technical generalist to relocate to rural Malawi to work on several projects including:

(1) the investigation, installation and maintenance of a rural power generation system;

(2) the investigation, installation and maintenance of a rural communications system; and

(3) the installation, configuration, testing, and maintenance of an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system to support our new HIV treatment program there.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in technical project management.

  • Bachelor's Degree in mechanical engineering, computer science, or related degree; Master's degree preferred.

  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, and multitask.

  • Ability to respond to frequently shifting needs on the ground with flexibility while maintaining positive approach and sense of humor.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact professionally with culturally diverse staff, clients, and consultants.

  • Strong communication and organizational skills.

  • Interest in social justice and health care issues.

  • Overseas living/working experience preferred.

  • Flexibility and willingness to take on a wide variety of semi-technical tasks related to the setup of a rural health clinic not fully listed in the responsibilities above.

  • Minimum two year commitment; renewable.

    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to hr@pih.org

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