Namibia: Program Manager, Malaria

Organization: Clinton Health Access Initiative
Country: Namibia
Closing date: 17 Mar 2017

Job Summary: The Program Manager will represent CHAI in-country to provide day-to-day management and technical support to the National Vector-borne Diseases Control Programme (NVDCP) under the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS), based in Windhoek, Namibia. The candidate will assist the NVDCP in implementing their objectives, provide on-going project management and strategic planning support, and will working closely with the MoHSS and other key stakeholders in country to promote malaria elimination activities in Namibia. The Program Manager will manage the CHAI team in Namibia under the supervision of the CHAI Malaria Senior Regional Manager. The position will be based in Namibia, but is expected to include some travel within the region.

  • Provide assistance to national and sub-national malaria management teams in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation (M&E), and documentation of elimination interventions and best practices.
  • Support the NVDCP in formulating and finalizing a new National Strategic Plan (2018-2022), based on findings from the end-term Malaria Program Review.
  • Support the NVDCP in finalizing the 2018-2020 Global Fund grant application, grant signing, and implementation of that grant.
  • Support the NVDCP and MoHSS on mobilization of domestic resources to fill key programmatic gaps in the Strategic Plan.
  • Support the NVDCP to ensure that testing, treatment, and surveillance are sustainably extended into the community to capture and cure all incident symptomatic cases.
  • Provide operational support for ongoing efforts to strengthen surveillance systems, particularly around adherence to reporting guidelines and data usage for decision-making.
  • Support development of detailed operational plans for successful deployment of targeted interventions.
  • Support policy-relevant operational research pilots in partnership with the University of Namibia (UNAM), including cross-border research collaboration with neighboring countries.
  • Identify key impediments to the successful execution of malaria elimination plans and work with malaria programs and other partners to develop solutions to rapidly address those bottlenecks.
  • Manage the CHAI team in Namibia, including administrative management related to CHAI office, budget, logistics and safety and security.
  • Represent the interests of CHAI in Namibia in technical working groups, development workshops, policy dialogues, and advocacy events where critical.
  • Other responsibilities as needed

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in public heath or related field, international development, or business administration.

  • Minimum 3-5 years relevant experience in management of public health programs, including both implementation and financial management aspects.

  • Experience working in an international context and/or entrepreneurial environment

  • Ability to think strategically and anticipate future consequences and trends

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team

  • Strong work ethic, integrity, credibility, and dedication to CHAI’s mission

  • Ability to communicate effectively with people of varied professional and cultural backgrounds

  • Proven ability to function in a fast-paced work environment

  • Demonstrated ability to work with a sense of urgency and timeliness

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Demonstrated excellent analytical, quantitative, and problem solving skills

  • Ability to oversee multiple work streams simultaneously, to set priorities, and to work independently and flexibly with a strong commitment to excellence in high-pressure situations

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills

  • Strong diplomatic and interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships in a challenging multicultural environment

  • Willingness to travel


  • Master’s degree or equivalent in public heath or related field, international development, or business administration.
  • Experience living and working in Southern Africa, including as a native of the region
  • Experience working with government institutions
  • Experience in working with malaria and/or other infectious diseases
  • Work experience in the following areas: developing and managing grants, monitoring and evaluation, health systems, program coordination.

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Windhoek- General Manager – JCDecaux Africa

Job description

Minimum Requirements

·         Must have at least 5 years commercial and managerial experience

·         At least 2 years experience Country responsibility for P & L

·         Must be proficient in local language (written and oral)

·         Must be proficient in English (written and oral)

·         University graduate

·         Previous experience in Africa would be advantageous

·         Namibian Citizen
Direct and coordinate the core functions of the country including Development, Sales, Operations and Finance ensuring each element is evolving through a culture of continuous improvement and the impact on each department is managed in a balanced way. Grow an ambitious attitude across the departments, encouraging creativity and swift problem solving underpinned by the JCDecaux quality policy and Group quality & safety standards. Drive the country performance in an entrepreneurial style taking personal ownership of the performance of each department resulting in strong profitability growth.


Key responsibilities & Functions


  • To manage and develop relationships with all commercial landlord partners: public, private and corporate.
  • Identify new commercial landlord opportunities through which to grow the asset base in line with Group strategy.
  • Monitor public and private press/journals for new tender opportunities and liaise with ead Head Office on tactics.
  • Manage new tender process with support from Head Office and Group, establishing effective communication with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Manage profitability of asset base with monthly review of revenue by panel and profitability per contract.
  • Work closely with C.O.O Sub Saharan Africa, Sales and Marketing Director Sub Saharan Africa, Development Manager Sub Saharan Africa, on new product development and services to ensure the asset base evolves in line with landlord partners and advertising client’s expectations: create new contractual opportunities through JCDecaux’s product/service global expertise – defining the development strategy.
  • Manage local asset placements to ensure quality of location and distribution are to JCDecaux standards and in line with landlords and advertising clients expectations.
  • Manage all capital expenditure per project to ensure costs are within budgets and in-charge dates are met.
  • Manage country capex report on a monthly basis.
  • Produce monthly development report and review with CEO Sub Saharan Africa





Advertising Sales

  • Ensure all countrywide/long term sales agreements are proactively managed to ensure renewal and growth.
  • Ensure top 10 advertising clients are proactively managed to grow JCDecaux share of advertising spend.
  • Identify new advertising clients and grow their share of advertising spend with JCDecaux.
  • Manage on a daily/weekly/monthly basis advertising sales performance against budget and targets: conducting weekly sales meetings to ensure focus across sales team and key objectives are set in line with local and Group sales strategy.
  • Review weekly/monthly year on year tracking of revenue performance per panel type, per network, per advertising client.
  • Ensure sales networks, in-charge dates and change of design requests are in line with agreed operational resources and cost forecasts: optimise this area – find the best balance.
  • Review and approve all sales commissions on a monthly basis
  • Review and agree sales forecasts on a weekly/monthly/annual basis.
  • Review and approve all advertising credits.
  • Approve all rate card discounts above established rules of engagement.
  • Avoid blank panels where possible using voidage agreements or other local initiatives without reducing profitability.
  • Grow engagement and revenues in digital content creation – support from Head Office.
  • Grow ‘Activations’ and revenues across country.
  • To deliver outdoor advertising opportunities to advertisers, that promotes and enforces brand positioning for the advertiser, that at the same time, is economically viable to supply and develop, and delivers an acceptable return on investment.
  • To build and maintain loyalty between the advertiser and JCDecaux, and to strive towards delivering a quality and professional medium suitable for the specific need and market, through innovative technology, high quality standards and professional service levels.
  • Manage review of artwork to ensure all advertisements are in line with Group, Country and Contractual stipulations.
  • Escalate with immediate effect any major sales issues to Sales Director Sub Saharan Africa.
  • Produce monthly sales report, in conjunction with Sales Manager and review with Sales Director Sub Saharan Africa.




  • Review on a monthly basis the operational performance against planned and reactive maintenance against contractual and internal KPIs, especially cleanliness of assets, site presentation, illumination, digital quality, poster presentation, printing quality.
  • Review management of digital spare parts repair within and out of warranty.
  • Review flighting performance to ensure on time and right first time targets are met.
  • Review printing performance to ensure on time and right first time targets are met.
  • Ensure flighting and printing costs are in line with Group benchmarks.
  • Ensure flighting and printing contracts, in accordance with Group standards, are in date and signed by authorised signatories.
  • Review reactive performance against landlords and advertising sales complaints and escalate to COO where required: target is same day/24hrs.
  • Review cleanliness and orderliness of employees, vehicles, depots and storage.
  • Review monthly stock checks and records of plant/PPE/tools receipt by employees.
  • Review people, vehicle, asset quality, electrical, mechanical and structural inspection action plans.
  • Review operational flexibility to ensure, within reason, changing demands from both landlords and advertising clients can be met.
  • Review all advertising credits due to operational performance and agree action plans to prevent re-occurrence.
  • Ensure management of operational data and systems are line with Group standards.
  • Review Health & Safety action plans on a monthly basis.
  • Review operational opex on a monthly basis to ensure within budget.
  • Review all capex projects to ensure product delivery and on site works are to Group standards, on time, on cost and in-charge dates are met.
  • Liaise with COO for any operational support and guidance, escalating any major issues with immediate effect. Head Office will drive and remedy all operational issues.
  • Produce monthly Operations report, in conjunction with Operations Manager and review with COO Sub Saharan Africa.




  • Review country P & L on a monthly basis reviewing all revenues, rents, operational and other costs.
  • Review and approve all purchase orders in line with Head Office processes.
  • Approve all recruitment and salaries in line with Head Office processes.
  • Escalate with immediate effect any concerns to the relevant Head Office Director.
  • Produce monthly Finance report, in conjunction with Finance Manager/Accountant and review with CFO Sub Saharan Africa.



Area Manager

Leading security company is seeking to employ a candidate asap in our Windhoek offices to be part of a dynamic team
Reporting to the General Manager

Responsible for the effective and efficient management of staff (recruitment, induction, training and attending to complaints)
Ensure client satisfaction and retention
Logistics management in the specified area
Wage control reporting
Visiting of sites
Grade 12

3-5 years Security management experience
Own reliable transport and driver’s license
Computer literate
Knowledge of budget control