Placement Partner - Workplacesolutions

23 Feb '21
Project Manager - ComBaCol - Medical Doctor

NGO, Lesotho Butha Buthe

Negotiable - Monthly

SolidarMed is committed to providing health care for 2.5 million people in rural Africa. A Swiss NGO based in Lucerne, in strengthening medical facilities and health systems.ComBaCoL is a project funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. Solidarmed is looking for an exceptional and motivated Medical Doctor and Global Health Professional to head the project.

ComBaCol (Community Based Chronic disease Care Lesotho) Needs a medical Doctor and Global Health Professional to be Project Manager on the Project. The project will run from (2021 -2025) and the employment contract will be for a minimum of 3 years. 

  • Lead the implementation of the ComBaCaL project, together with the dedicated project team.
  • Plan, coordinate, supervise, and monitor all ComBaCaL project activities towards agreed targets; design remediation interventions to address identified gaps.
  • In Collaboration with the SolidarMed Country Director, lead the engagement of all local, national, and international partners involved at the district and national level to ensure the smooth running of the project activities.
  • Provide technical and clinical expertise in guidelines/policy development and implementation.
  • Contribute both operationally and strategically to the development of the social enterprise activities of the ComBaCaL project.
  • Assume responsibility for the management of the project cycle. This includes report writing based on agreed indicators, budget management, and quality assurance.
  • Collaborate in the development and implementation of the science agenda, abstracts and manuscript development, following the ComBaCaL workplans.
  • Engage together with the country director in policy dialogue at the national level
  • Promote cross-learning within the NCDs field, through collaboration with other countries and other partner programs in the region and globally.


Medical degree plus at least one of the additional qualifications:

  • Medical specialization or equivalent, preferably in internal medicine
  • Master of Science in public health or other health sciences
  • Demonstrated experience with clinical management of NCDs

Skills and Required experience and competencies

  • A minimum of 5 years of demonstrated experience implementing medium to large-scale health projects or programs in resource-limited settings.
  • At least 2 years’ experience at the international level.
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic planning and program implementation, including large, multi-year international development projects that have successfully implemented activities in areas such as comprehensive HIV, TB, NCD or maternal and child health programmes.
  • Demonstrable working knowledge and experience using data and evidence to inform and improve public health programmes.
  • Proven leadership and management experience including supervising other professionals, motivating team members.
  • Excellent verbal and written English, including reports and peer-reviews writing, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to interact with established networks of senior-level international health professionals, donors, universities, and other partners.
  • Positive overview in a complex working environment, strong interpersonal skills
  • Valid driving license.
  • Experience working in Sub-Saharan Africa or similar setting.
  • Traceable experience in research, including peer-review publications in the field of Global Health.

We offer

  • An exciting role which brings clear scope for innovation and creativity, as well as the chance to apply expert skills in a challenging delivery environment.
  • You will be part of a motivated team in a professionally run, innovative programme.
  • Possibility of Family posting
  • An international network providing the possibility for further professional and academic development.


Ad Visible Until: 5 March 2021
Ref: LS000053/MPK

Vacancy Type: Contract