Job description: the Project Officer will work closely with a small team in an emerging country and experts around the world to develop and implement the project. The Project Officer will be responsible for the overall coordination of the project - he/she will provide support to project staff, produce reports on progress, and disseminate findings of the project on the international global health platform.
Principal responsibilities: the Project Officer will report to the Director of Programmes and Policy at IDF. Coordinating and providing support to a small in-country team in an emerging country. Managing the monitoring and evaluation of the project, including reporting back to IDF Global and funding partner. Providing support and materials to experts in the development of the GDM Model of Care. Ensuring project deliverables are met on time. Conducting monitoring and evaluation on the project with mid-point and end-point reports. Coordinating analysis and reporting of project findings. Working with the Communications unit to disseminate project findings and the IDF GDM Model of Care. Leading in the implementation and completion of the GDM Model of Care Project. Working with the External Relations unit on liaison with funders. Working on other projects as required
Skills and competencies: at least 3 years experience in project management; Public health or related degree – Master’s level; experience working in a low- or middle-income country setting and/or on projects based in low- and middle-income countries; research experience is an asset; project experience in maternal and child health is highly desired; able to work independently and meet deadlines; strong team working skills and flexibility.
Contact: Send a CV and motivational letter (e.g cover letter) as well as salary expectations by email to Mrs Dominique Robert, h...idf.org, marked “Project Officer” by January 18, 2011.