Careers

Director, Advocacy, Financing, and Sustainability

Job description
The Director of Advocacy, Financing, and Sustainability (AFS) is responsible for leading MEI’s work to advance political and financial action with districts, countries, regions, and the global community toward malaria elimination and eradication. The AFS Director oversees the MEI’s porfolio of work supporting countries around the world to build a resilient and sustainable malaria response by increasing subnational ownership for malaria elimination, expanding capacity for budget advocacy and domestic resource mobilization, planning for transition or reduction of donor financing, and generating evidence on sustainability solutions. The AFS Director serves as Principal Investigator on a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to provide donor transitions and budget advocacy support to countries in Southeast Asia in collaboration with the Asia Pacific Malaria Leaders Alliance and is responsible for expanding partnerships for MEI sustainability support in other regions of the world, including sub-Saharan Africa and Central America. The AFS Director manages a remote team of MEI staff and is responsible for ensuring high quality and timely program delivery.

Research Study Coordinator

Job description
The Research Study Coordinator will be responsible for study coordination for the Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI), with a focus on MEI’s clinical trials and observational studies. Studies include: cluster randomized controlled trials, individually randomized controlled trials, cross sectional studies, surveillance studies, and the development and evaluation of decision-support tools. Major funders of these projects include NIH/NIAID (U01mechanism), The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria, and United States President’s Malaria Initiative.

Data Manager - RegGenE8 project

Job description
The Data Manager position is responsible for all data management activities for the RegGenE8 project including database development, data collection, review, cleaning, validation, and quality assurance. This is a 12-month position (with the possibility of extension) that will require a minimum of 50% level of effort (LOE). The role will require occasional travel within Southern Africa for on-the-ground training and support. The Data Manager will develop, lead, and supervise all data collection/management activities and related SOPs for the study protocol. The successful candidate will be a data management professional with strong analytical, organizational, and troubleshooting skills. Read description and send any questions or a CV and cover letter to Tiese Etim-Inyang.

Senior Program Manager

Job description
The Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI) is seeking a senior program manager to manage a highly collaborative and complex program of work as part of a three-year grant to strengthen entomological surveillance for data-driven vector control delivery in malaria endemic countries in sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia, Central America, and Hispaniola. The candidate will manage remotely a team of entomologists who provide direct technical assistance and capacity strengthening to national malaria programs and partners.