PSI seeks a Senior Technical Advisor to provide technical guidance on the design, introduction, and implementation of malaria control and elimination strategies under an anticipated 5-year USAID/PMI-funded project with PSI/Cote d’Ivoire. The project anticipates supporting components of malaria diagnosis and treatment (clinical and community), distribution and promotion of use of ITNs (mass and routine), and health behavior change interventions in 40 districts in eastern CDI.
Since 1991, PSI/Côte d'Ivoire has worked collaboratively with clients and government stakeholders to develop and accelerate the health market to offer solutions that best meets their needs. Since 2018, PSI’s malaria work in Cote d’Ivoire has focused on supporting the PMI Impact Malaria project. The PSI-led consortium supports the National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) in implementing malaria service delivery activities across 12 health regions. This includes multi-disciplinary support at all levels of the health system including case management and malaria in pregnancy at the health facility level and community level, malaria microscopy activities, embedded regional technical advisors at district level, and supporting the NMCP on national level malaria activities.
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The Senior Technical Advisor will be responsible for providing technical guidance on design, introduction, and implementation of malaria control and elimination strategies under the USAID/PMI Cote d’Ivoire Bilateral Malaria Project. PSI anticipates the project will provide technical assistance to the National Malaria Control Program and Government of Cote d’Ivoire to implement malaria vector control, service delivery, surveillance, social and behavior change, and operational research.
The Senior Technical Advisor will be responsible for supporting the COP to ensure that project activities are implemented according to international and national guidelines and best practices. The Senior Technical Advisor will also be responsible for ensuring quality of malaria control strategies implemented by the project. The Senior Technical Advisor will also be responsible for strengthening the technical capacity of national programming, program staff, and any sub-partners.
Under the supervision of the COP and in line with Government of Cote d’Ivoire, USAID and PSI policies, guidelines and best practices, the Senior Technical Advisor will be responsible for: