County Malaria Control Program Coordinator

Vihiga County Public Service Board

Job Summary

The County Government of Vihiga is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the above position within its staff establishment.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description


27. County Malaria Control Program Coordinator-JOB GROUP ‘N’– (1 Post)

Duties and responsibilities

a. Coordination of all stakeholders and p0artners involved in malaria control in the County.
b. Planning for malaria control activities in the County based on the KNMS-2009-2017
c. Strengthening the capacity at the County levels in the implementation of malaria control activities.
d. Monitoring the strength of malaria morbidity and mortality within the County and coordinating timely and effective response to outbreaks of malaria.
e. Monitoring progress of implementation of all malaria control activities. Conduct quarterly malaria DQA in all facilities in the County.
f. Support supervision to sub-counties, health facilities ad implementation partners in the County.
g. Monthly progress report to, head of division and NMC based on appropriate template.
h. Ensure uninterrupted supply of anti-malarial commodities in consultation with County pharmacist and laboratory coordinator.

Minimum qualifications:
a. Must have served in Job Group M for a minimum period of 3 years or it’s equivalent
b. Must be a holder of a bachelor’s degree in health sciences.
c. Specialization in malaria case management is desirable.
d. Must be registered with the relevant regulatory body with active and valid practicing license.
e. Must have demonstrated leadership and good performance in the previous assignments
f. Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution is an added advantage
g. Certificate in Computer Application Skills from a recognized institution is an added advantage

All applicants Must fulfill Chapter six of the constitution requirement
Salary Scale: The salary, allowances and other benefits attached to these positions will be as determined by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission and other recognized CBAs as applicable.
Terms of Service: All the above posts shall be on a three (3) year contract term renewable based on satisfactory performance.

“Vihiga County is an Equal opportunity employer”

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application with copies of their National Identity/passport, Academic & Professional certificates to the undersigned.
Key responsibilities and job specifications for the above positions are available on the official County websites

All application from interested and qualified candidates should be submitted on or before 26th day of October 2020

Please note that ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

P.O BOX 880-50300

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