Current Openings

Malaria Elimination Technical Officer – Lusaka, Zambia

Our malaria portfolio is growing. Therefore, we are seeking a skilled MPH- or PhD-level technician who can support continued innovation, contextualization and implementation of malaria surveillance and response platforms operating at decentralized and central levels. The Malaria Elimination Technical Officer would backstop a number of our malaria–related programs. The position is based in Lusaka, Zambia, with frequent travel to Rwanda, across sub-Saharan Africa, Honduras, and Haiti. More than 60% travel is anticipated.

Akros, in partnership with Ona, is redefining intervention precision with Reveal, formerly mSpray. Reveal uses geospatial information to manage household-level interventions, like indoor residual spraying, insecticide treated net distribution, reactive case detection, and mass drug administration, to ensure accurate and effective coverage. The Reveal tool is currently supporting three separate programs at Akros. The Malaria Elimination Technical Officer will support Reveal-related activities across all three programs concurrently.

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Data Visualization and Use Specialist – Lusaka, Zambia

Akros programs intersect many different types of individuals including community based volunteers (community health workers), chiefs and local traditional leaders, and government and partner officials. We aim to ensure the data that are collected through systems we support are the right data, and are understood and interacted with by many different types of people to ensure good decisions are made in how to allocate health, education and other development resources.  Akros is seeking a Data Visualization and Use Specialist who will support Akros projects by bringing a good understanding of the value of data, methodologies to support data uptake, a strong understanding of the use of data feedback loops, and familiarity with various data visualization platforms.

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Information Systems Portfolio Lead – Lusaka, Zambia

Akros is seeking a Portfolio Lead to provide technical, strategic, and programmatic oversight for multiple information systems strengthening projects for health and education. This individual will be responsible for establishing and maintaining positive client relationships, implementing Akros’ standard program management quality assurance procedures, and providing leadership for more junior program managers.

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Communications Officer – Lusaka, Zambia

Akros has achieved success in bringing improved health to the communities in which they work – we seek to document our unique approaches, as well as share success stories with the global community. The Communications Officer would be central to working with our in-country field staff to understand the nature of Akros’ work and achievements, and to document them in the most tangible, real-life and boots on the ground way possible.

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