Carter Center Technical Advisor Jobs in South Sudan

Carter Center Technical Advisor Jobs in South Sudan


  • Technical Advisor Position (Consultancy), The Carter Center support to the South Sudan Guinea Worm Eradication Program

  • Technical Advisors (TAs) provide technical and managerial support (on behalf of The Carter Center) to the Ministry of Health, Republic of South Sudan, Guinea Worm Eradication Program (SSGWEP).

  • Full time in rural remote field settings, eighty percent of time spent working within villages. Must be willing and able perform effectively in a rural remote environment with limited access to resources / infrastructure, and to spend a minimum of eighty percent of time outdoors in a hot climate.

    Primary responsibilities include:

  • Oversight of all technical aspects of GWD eradication, including surveillance, implementation of interventions used to interrupt transmission of GWD, and staff compliance with the CGWEP operational guidelines

  • Manage 5-12 field staff to implement interventions including but not limited to:

  • Health education.

  • Case detection and confirmation.

  • Filter distribution.

  • Water source treatment with larvicide (Abate)

  • Maintain positive relationships with community leaders, local authorities, and implementing partners.

    Other requirements are:

  • 2 years community-based programs public health experience, preferably in Africa. MPH preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to build team work.

  • Fluent written and spoken English.

    How to Apply

  • To apply, please send only a CV and cover letter to

  • guineaworm.recruitment@cartercenter.org. Subject line must include: Application South Sudan Technical Advisor Position. All documents must be in Microsoft word (.doc, .docx) or PDF format.

  • Materials in other formats or applications without required materials will not be considered. In the body of the e-mail, please indicate where you saw the job posting. Only finalists will be contacted.


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