Technical Officer – e-learning

  • Education ,Industry
  • Full time
  • 7 months ago
  • Number of vacancies 1 opening

Job Description

Amref Health Africa is submitting a project proposal to USAID in response to Annual Program
Statement number 72061219APS00001. USAID announces opportunities for local
organizations or institutions in Malawi to work with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in Malawi to advance USAID’s strategic priorities and objectives, and achieve sustainable development outcomes, results, and impact.

Specifically, this APS is designed to describe and provide a process through which local organizations can work with
USAID/Malawi to strengthen the delivery of health services through creative, innovative, and
effective interventions to address key priority challenges in health, including Human
Resources for Health (HRH); HIV, malaria; and Innovative methods to enhance health service
delivery and improve health behaviors

In this regard, Amref Health Africa in Malawi invites suitable applicants for the following
position to be filled contingent to the organization winning the award.

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB
The Technical Officer, will work under the supervision of the Senior Technical Advisor to
support in strengthening the delivery of health services through creative, innovative, and
effective interventions to address key priority challenges in health.

This will include Human
Resources for Health (HRH); HIV, malaria; and Innovative methods to enhance health service
delivery and improve health behaviors in the Republic of Malawi under the Presidency of
USADI/Malawi.

The Technical Officer is also be responsible for providing sound and expert advice on all
aspects of curriculum development, mentorship and training.

The role provides technical
leadership on the refinement, implementation and evaluation of HRH training tools (on-line
and in-person) in addition to providing advocacy capacity strengthening technical assistance
to the partners.

The role leads on the implementation and continuous improvement revisions
of the curriculum. The role will also focus on providing mentoring and support the trainers in

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee the testing and refinement of educational and training curricula.
  • Incorporate feedback from trainings into final curriculum
  • Assists in collecting and analysing data.
  • Monitor findings from evaluation data and continue to refine the
    curriculum (as needed).
  •  Conduct research and consult with key collaborators for curriculum
    development and refinement processes.
  • Provide technical support to a cadre of high-quality trainers in the project
    curricula.
  • Assists in the development and delivery of professional development to
    support the implementation of the curriculum.
  • Establish a mentoring system and provide mentoring support and
    coaching services to course participants.
  • Play roles that include Master Trainer at in-person trainings
  • Monitor, mentor, and support trainers.
  • Facilitate interaction and engagement in the remote training:
  • Implement roll-out strategy for the remote trainings
  • Provide feedback on documents submitted on the peer engagement
    platform.
  • Motivate participants to engage with the content and one another on the
    learning platform.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education Requirements
 Master’s degree in Public Health, Education, Development or other related
field.
 Technical capacity and understanding in management of digital learning
platforms.

Experience Required

 Minimum five year with an elaborate experience or competences in managing
or coordinating distance learning driven by digital technology (e/m learning).
 Demonstrable knowledge, skills and experience to manage digital learning.
 Demonstrated experience in curriculum development.
 Demonstrated experience developing and deploying partnerships with diverse
stakeholders.
 Experience developing curriculum and conducting training of trainers.
 Proven experience managing complex projects, including budgets and
managing consultants.

Other Competencies/Attributes

 Excellent written and verbal communication
 Proven negotiation and networking skills
 High degree of diplomacy
 Strong people management
 Problem solving and flexibility
 Facilitation.

JOB DETAILS CLICK HERE

How to apply:
To apply, please send your resume and cover letter before Wednesday March 18, 2020 to
[email protected] with the subject line: REF: Amref-Malawi/Technical Officer-ELearning/2020/03-01.

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