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Project Management Specialist (Malaria)


The U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh is seeking an individual for the Project Management Specialist (Malaria) position for the Office of Public Health and Education (OPHE), USAID/Cambodia.

The incumbent manages USAID/Cambodia Presidential Malaria Initiative (PMI) activities and serves as the technical specialist on malaria issues. The incumbent will respond to all malaria-related inquiries and ensure close coordination with the Cambodian government, implementing partners, and other donors to include the Global Fund, and U.S. Government agencies working on malaria control. S/he is also responsible for program planning, management, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation.

Salary: The annual salary range for this position is
USD 24,251 – 37,589.

Required Qualifications
1. Master’s degree in the field of Public Health, Health Science, Health Economics, Health Systems, Business Administration, Public Administration, Development Studies, or Development Management.
2. A minimum of five (5) years of experience in malaria control, public health, health services design and planning, or health development programs. At least three years of work experience related to health activities in Cambodia; with government, other international/local NGO, or donor.
3. Level IV (fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing English and Khmer are required. Language proficiency will be tested.

Application Procedure
The application deadline is January 7, 2014. Interested candidates must submit applications by email to RecruitmentPHP@state.gov using the “Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174)” form. The application form and complete details on this position can be found at http://cambodia.usembassy.gov/employment_opportunities.html.

Note: All Ordinarily Resident (OR) applicants must have the required work and/or residency permits to be eligible for consideration.



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