Nurse Training Project Manager

Website SolidarMed; @DannyZambia Solidarmed

For Health in Africa

Nurse Training Project Manager, Zambia

Contract Type: Full time (3 years)

Place of Assignment: Lusaka and surrounding vicinity with frequent visits to rural training sites.

Start of Contract: 1st January 2019.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Manage the implementation and development of the SolidarMed Nursing Project at St Luke’s College of Nursing. Midwifery and Public Health
  • Support the College in designing, implementing and monitoring an innovative, decentralized blended training model for nurses, midwives and public health nurses.
  • Contribute to the capacity building of teaching staff both in the College and at the clinical training sites, including through e-learning.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with donors, partners and relevant stakeholders at all levels.
  • Expert use of project cycle management tools (planning, reporting, budget control etc.)
  • Support the roll-out of this model to other training colleges.

Your profile

  • Advanced clinical skills in Nursing, Midwifery or Public Health or demonstrable clinical experience in a strongly relevant field.
  • Experience in healthcare education, ideally involving curriculum design/review and implementation.
  • Experience in project management, financial management and human resource development (project cycle management)
  • Management and appraisal skills; ideally combined with experience in capacity building or institutional development.
  • Interest in knowledge sharing, applied field research and scientific exchange.
  • Academic qualifications to degree level or higher.
  • Strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills able to form valuable working partnerships at all levels.
  • Fluency in English with good writing skills
  • Solid computer skills (MS Word, Excel).
  • Willingness to live and work in a rural area of Africa
  • Competent driver
  • Previous experience of working in Sub-Saharan Africa; or other relevant development setting.

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