Consultancy for operational support for malaria elimination in Belize under the Regional Malaria Elimination Initiative in Mesoamerica and the Dominican Republic (RMEI)

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Thanks for your interest in the Consultancy for operational support for malaria elimination in Belize under the Regional Malaria Elimination Initiative in Mesoamerica and the Dominican Republic (RMEI) position. Unfortunately this position has been closed but you can search our 27 open jobs by clicking here.

What you´ll need:
  • Citizenship: You are either a citizen of Belize or citizen of one of our 48-member countries with residency or legal permit to work in Belize.
  • Consanguinity: You have no family members (up to fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB Group.
  • Education: Professional in health or other social science with graduate or a master’s degree in public health and/or epidemiology. Experience in vector control will be a plus
  • Experience: Minimum five years of experience in public health fieldwork, preferably in prevention / care / control of vector-borne diseases.
  • Languages: English and Spanish (preferred).  
Core and Technical Competencies:
  • Strategic understanding and operative action: define, articulate, shared vision, results of organization and meeting targets in the short- and medium-term.
  • Planning and organization: execution, prioritization and sequence of actions for maximum efficiency and meeting schedules.
  • Develop procedures: meet commitments and deadlines, direct, coordinate work effectively with other individuals and groups.
  • Team work: encourage participation, involvement of all team members to build consensus and effective negotiation.
  • Communications: engage others; tailor communication to audience needs, interests and style. Clearly express facts and positions, organized writing and speech.
  • Conflict resolution: make key decisions based on systematic analysis and good judgment. Analytical, proactive.
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Technical assistance in program evaluation, follow-up on large-scale health projects in Latin American and the Caribbean.

Opportunity Summary:

  • Type of contract: Consultant
  • Length of contract: 18 months, with possible extension based on performance
  • Starting date:  June 1st, 2019
  • Location:  Place of residence. The Consultant will attend meetings on a regular basis in IDB Country Office, the MOH, and sites of active foci, as identified by the Project, and will travel to Mexico upon request, once the RMEI project has been approved for that country.
  • Supervisor: Lead health specialist – Principal Coordinator RMEI with feedback from TL in Belize and Mexico.
  • Requirements: You must be a citizen of one of the IDB´s 48 member countries and have no family members currently working at the IDB Group.

Our culture: Our people are committed and passionate about improving lives in Latin-America and the Caribbean, and they get to do what they love in a diverse, collaborative and stimulating work environment. We are the first Latin American and Caribbean development institution to be awarded the EDGE certification, recognizing our strong commitment to gender equality. As an employee you can be part of internal resource groups that connect our diverse community around common interests.


We encourage women, afro-descendants, people of indigenous origins, and persons with disabilities to apply.


About us: At the IDB, we’re committed to improving lives. Since 1959, we’ve been a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social, and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. We do more than lending though. We partner with our 48-member countries to provide Latin America and the Caribbean with cutting-edge research about relevant development issues, policy advice to inform their decisions, and technical assistance to improve on the planning and execution of projects. For this, we need people who not only have the right skills, but also are passionate about improving lives.


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