SolidarMed is the Swiss organisation for health in Africa and improves health care for 1.5 million people in Lesotho, Moçambique, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. SolidarMed sustainably strengthens and meaningfully expands existing health services.
We offer an exciting position for a mid-career development professional. Based in Lucerne as part of the international program department, you will manage the country program portfolios of Zambia and Lesotho.
Health Program Manager Zambia and Lesotho (80%)
Your tasks and responsibilities
Strategic and thematic steering of programs and projects, together with country directors
Project and program cycle management, including planning, budgeting, monitoring, reporting, log-frame development and project document compilation
Knowledge management, documentation and operational research
National, international and internal networking
HR and financial management and administration incl. recruitment, in cooperation with the SolidarMed administration unit.
Regular program-related international travel (approximately 3 weeks per year)
To best fit into our team, you have the following qualifications:
Development professional with project management experience
Expertise in public health. Experience in HIV, malaria, MNCH or research is an asset.
2 years work experience in Africa or more
Masters-level or higher
Successful acquisition of institutional funding/mandates in the past
High motivational and team-leading skills
Fluency in English and German. Very good writing skills in both languages
Hands-on, pro-active, able to develop initiatives
Swiss or EU National; work permit Switzerland
Qualified candidates are passionate, results-oriented team players with relevant experience and expertise, strong management and leadership skills and a proven ability to deliver in a fast-paced international environment.
An attractive benefit package commensurate with Swiss standards. Flexible working times, a stimulating environment and flat hierarchies. Our team combines a great mix of ambition, dedication, experience and expertise drawn from a range of backgrounds including health, development, research, business and charity. We encourage professional development and offer access to national and international competence networks.
Send your CV, a short cover letter and copies of your qualifications to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Health Program Manager Zambia and Lesotho” as reference in the subject line of your email.
Please note that SolidarMed only accepts electronic applications and will only contact shortlisted candidates
Deadline for applications: 29th of June 2018.
Starting date: As soon as possible, flexible
For further details, please contact Jochen Ehmer at SolidarMed at +41 - 41 310 66 60
We look forward to receiving your application!
Herr Jochen Ehmer
CEO (Emails werden bevorzugt)