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Job Openings

JOB OPPORTUNITIES AT CHAM

Healthcare Workers

Background 
The Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) is an ecumenical umbrella association co-owned by Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) and Malawi Council of Churches (MCC). CHAM is the second largest provider of health services in Malawi, it has 184 Health Facilities and 11 Training Colleges which are located in all parts of the country. 

CHAM health facilities are situated in remote and hard to reach areas. The objectives of CHAM are to facilitate, provide technical support, and develop health services among all its member facilities to achieve equity in access to health care, patient care and in all matters, to act for the benefit of the people of Malawi.
 
Therefore, CHAM wishes to fill the following vacant positions to be based in various CHAM health facilities across the country:

  1. Senior Medical Officers (7) – (Grade H):  Applicants must have a minimum of MBBS or its equivalent from a well-recognised institution and fully registered with the Medical Council of Malawi.
  2. Pharmacists (9) – (Grade I):  Applicants must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy or its equivalent from a well-recognised institution and fully registered with the Pharmacy & Medicines Regulatory Authority (PMRA).
  3. Clinical Officers (9) –  (Grade I):   Applicants must have a minimum of Degree in Clinical Medicine or its equivalent from a well-recognised institution and fully registered with the Medical Council of Malawi. 
  4. Nursing Officers (14) – (Grade I):  Applicants must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and Midwifery, Degree in Community Health Nursing, Degree in Mental Health Nursing or its equivalent from a well-recognised institution and fully registered with the Nurses Council.
  5. Pharmacy Technicians (7) – (Grade K):  Applicants must have a minimum of a Diploma in Pharmacy from a well-recognised institution and fully registered with the Pharmacy & Medicines Regulatory Authority.
  6. Clinical Technicians (10) – (Grade K): Applicants must have a minimum of Diploma in Clinical Medicine from a well-recognised institution and fully registered with the Medical Council of Malawi.
  7. Radiography Technicians (9) – (Grade K): Applicants must have a minimum of a Diploma in Radiography from a well-recognised institution and fully registered with the Medical Council of Malawi.
  8. Assistant Environmental Health Officer (4) – (Grade K): Applicants must have a minimum of a Diploma in Environmental Health or Public Health, fully registered by the Medical Council of Malawi.

 
Employer and Location: All CHAM health facilities, across the country.
 
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Applicants must submit electronic application letters together with updated CVs with at least three traceable referees to the following address:
The Executive Director CHAM Secretariat
P.O Box 30378
LILONGWE 03
Email: recruitment@cham.org.mw

Applicants must clearly indicate the position that they are applying for on the subject line of the email. Applications must be sent by close of business on 13th April, 2022  

Note:
Applicants must be registered with their relevant professional regulatory body. Proof of registration and renewal of registration must be attached to the application letters. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

Disclaimer:
Christian Health Association of Malawi uses very competitive recruitment and selection process. It, therefore, does not accept any bribes/gifts in any form for the purpose of offering employment to any candidate.

Health Services Manager

Background
​The Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) is an ecumenical association of Church- owned health facilities in Malawi and the CHAM Secretariat is the central coordination unit of the Association. CHAM is the second largest provider of health services in Malawi, with member facilities in remote and hard to reach areas. The objectives of CHAM are to facilitate, provide technical support, and develop health services among all its member facilities in order to achieve equity in access to health care, patient care and in all matters, to act for the benefit of the people of Malawi.
 
CHAM Secretariat wishes to recruit a qualified and suitable candidate for the position of Health Services Manager to be based in Lilongwe.
 
HEALTH SERVICES MANAGER
 
Job Grade:                  CM3
Department:               Health Programmes
Reports to:                  Director of Health Programmes
 
Scope of work 
The Health Services Manager provides leadership in health services delivery by ensuring adherence to quality standards in CHAM health facilities and training colleges.
Key Responsibilities and Duties

  1. Providing and coordinating quality assurance programmes in CHAM health facilities and training colleges.
  2. Coordinating accreditation of CHAM facilities to ensure that they meet the required standards.
  3. Mentoring and coaching CHAM facilities on quality health service standards.
  4. Facilitating the adoption and implementation of MOH Policies and guidelines in CHAM health facilities.
  5. Facilitating supportive supervision of CHAM health facilities and training college in liaison with the regulatory bodies such as Medical Council of Malawi, Nurses Council and Pharmacy and Medicines Poisons Authority etc.
  6. Conducting training of health management teams in effective leadership and management of CHAM health facilities and training colleges.
  7. Facilitating development of essential health care service package for church owned health facilities and ensure that these are accessible and available to the poorest of the poor.
  8. Performs any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience 

  • Interested applicants should have a Master’s Degree from a well-recognised University in any of the following fields; Health Care management, Nursing Science, Clinical Medicine and Public Health, with a bias in Quality Management.
  • Four years’ experience in managing quality assurance programmes in a health care setting.
  • Experience in implementation and management of local and international health and development programmes funded by development partners.

Requisite Knowledge, Abilities and Skills 

  • Skills in management, staff supervision, leadership and networking.
  • Knowledgeable of the health care services delivery and health management in resource poor settings.
  • Good understanding of church based health care delivery.
  • Self-starter and results oriented.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Team player and ability to work in a diverse group.

 
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
 

  1. Interested candidates must download a standard Employment Application Form from the CHAM website, at www.cham.org.mw
  2. Candidates must submit a completed Employment Application Form, recent CV with three traceable referees and a covering letter to recruitment@cham.org.mw addressed to:

The Executive Director
Christian Health Association of Malawi P O Box 30378
LILONGWE
 

  1. The e-mail’s subject line must include the post being applied for.
  2. Applications must be received by close of business on 25th April 2022

 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
Disclaimer
CHAM uses very competitive recruitment and selection processes. Therefore, the organisation does not accept bribes or gifts in any form for the purpose of offering employment to any candidate.