MatCH Job Vacancies Port Elizabeth – District Program Manager

Website Maternal, Adolescent & Child Health Institute (MatCH)

Job Description:

To provide strategic planning, governance and management to the programme in the district. Oversee the successful delivery of the Programme outputs. The incumbent will also act as a pivotal point of contact for relevant stakeholders.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the implementation of all project activities and outputs in line with project workplan and standard operation procedures
  • Assist in the identification of project needs/resources
  • Support the development of a quality management plan and ensure quality assurance and quality monitoring throughout the programme life span
  • Support the project team to identify and profile best practices
  • Support teams in the design and implementation of programme interventions and strengthening of all components of current Programmes.
  • Help to maximize the impact of local delivery of TB services through effective communication of knowledge, skills and learning across relevant networks and communities of practice
  • Coordinate the successful implementation of TB/HIV programme activities to ensure that the programmes meet set targets in accordance with national and donor standards
  • Provide or facilitate technical leadership to programs in the areas of HIV/TB service delivery, task shifting and programme implementation
  • Support IPC guidelines, policies and measures within teams at facilities
  • Assist in programme monitoring, evaluation and reporting
  • Participate in development of best practices and enhancement of program activities, TB prevention, anti-tuberculosis treatment initiation in children and adults
  • Regularly liaise and meet with facilities team to review progress, identify and resolve challenges and problems
  • Provide regular feedback to management, relevant program team members and Department of Health employees

Job Requirements:

  • Relevant bachelor’s degree in public health, or relevant/related field (or commensurate experience)
  • At least three (3) years working experience in the areas of TB, DR-TB, HIV, and public health.
  • At least three (3) experience in working on implementing multi-faceted health Programmes, with preference to one year of experience working in international donor funded projects in a programmatic capacity.
  • Good knowledge of TB diagnosis and treatment.
  • A relevant postgraduate degree will be an advantage
  • Knowledge of research and activities/requirements related thereto
  • Good knowledge of TB diagnosis and treatment
  • Experience working in a donor funded organization / NGO or project-based environment
  • Knowledge of national and provincial health structures
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with Government and other stakeholders.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a resource limited environment
  • Excellent communication skills including oral and presentation skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent project management, organizational and coordination skills
  • Experience in training, facilitation and material development
  • Researcher capabilities
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Report writing ability
  • Administrative ability
  • Management/supervisory skills

Job Details:

Company: Maternal, Adolescent & Child Health Institute (MatCH)

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Port Elizabeth

Application Deadline: N/A


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