CARPHA, a Public Health Agency serving 24 member countries in the Caribbean, headquartered in Trinidad and Tobago, with campuses in Saint Lucia and Jamaica, invites applications from suitably qualified individuals to fill the positions described below. An excellent opportunity to contribute to the improvement of public health in the Caribbean region exists for the selected candidates.
DIRECTOR - Surveillance, Disease, Prevention & Control (P7) – PORT OF SPAIN (Closing Date: February 24th , 2017)
The incumbent is a member of the CARPHA Executive Management Team and serves as CARPHA's technical focal point to coordinate and direct public health surveillance and response activities related to conditions of regional and international importance. The incumbent will provide technical direction in strengthening existing and developing new initiatives in surveillance, prevention and control as well as on the uses of health information, epidemiology principles and methods as applied to the areas of public health surveillance, epidemiological assessments, planning and evaluation of the health situation. The incumbent will direct and coordinate the surveillance and laboratory functions of CARPHA to include training, research, planning and evaluation, mobilization of partners and resources to support delivery of the Agency' mandate.
The post of Director- Surveillance, Disease Prevention and Control is pivotal and critical to the achievement of the Agency's mandate. The revised post description shows an additional reliance on the following competencies:• Leadership and managerial competence• Political Influence• Programming• Planning and Co-ordination
SENIOR TECHNICAL OFFICER – OECS HEALTH DESK, CASTRIES, ST. LUCIA (Closing Date March 10th, 2017)
Under the collaborative supervision of the Assistant Director - Surveillance, Disease Prevention & Control at CARPHA and the Head of Health & Social Cluster at the OECS Commission, the post holder will function in a multi-disciplinary manner and be responsible for the coordination of all public health initiatives of CARPHA within the OECS Sub-Region. This will include seeking additional funding to complement resources received by CARPHA which excludes the OECS sub region, intensive liaison with technical and management units within CARPHA, OECS Commission, and at regional and global levels with other relevant partners. At launch this programme will focus on providing support to public health programmes in the OECS Sub-region . The post holder will provide coordination between OECS Commission and CARPHA to ensure the in-country needs are clearly identified, that the services to be delivered by CARPHA are contained in the Agency's work programme and that there are clearly identified 'point persons' within the relevant ministries.The attached vacancy has been re-advertised, as such candidates who may have expressed an interest before are invited to re-submit their applications.Read More...
Applications or enquiries should be addressed to:
Human Resource Department
Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA)
P.O. Box 164
PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD
FAX: (868) 622-2792; Email: dalrymbi@CARPHA.ORG
All applicants must complete the JOB APPLICANT'S PROFILE SUMMARY FORM
Applications or enquiries should be addressed, stating the title of the post in the subject line, to:
The Human Resource ManagerCaribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA)P.O. Box 164, PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDADFAX: (868) 622-2792;Email: dalrymbi@CARPHA.ORG
A competitive salary, paid in the currency of the country of posting, is being offered with an attractive benefits package that includes group life insurance, a group health plan with vision and dental benefits and a defined contribution pension scheme or end-of-contract gratuity. Additional benefits for non-nationals and nationals whose normal place of residence is outside of the country of posting.