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  • Vacancy Announcement - Elimination 8


    The Elimination 8 Initiative (E8) is a coalition of eight countries working across national borders to eliminate malaria in southern Africa by 2030. As the malaria response arm of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), the E8 is pioneering an ambitious regional approach and driving collective action to end this deadly disease once and for all. Guided by the belief that countries are stronger when they work together, the E8 is building a model that will inform coordinated efforts in southern Africa and beyond.

    The E8 Secretariat is the coordinating arm of the E8 Initiative.

    It is against this background that the E8 wishes to invite suitably qualified, experienced citizens of SADC to apply for the following positions tenable at its Head Office in Windhoek, Namibia.


    1. Head: Finance, Operations and Grants
    2. Executive Assistant
    3. Accountant x2
    4. Surveillance Associate
    5. Business Development Specialist

    Submission of Applications:

    Closing Date: Applications must be submitted via email to vacancies@elimination8.org no later than the 27th of January 2020, clearly indicating the position being applied for in the email subject line.

    E8  is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who meet the requirements and are being considered for the interview will be contacted. Should you not hear from the E8 within four(4) weeks after the closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

    To view the job descriptions for the position you want to apply for kindly click on the link(s) below.

    • Elimination 8 - Accountant

      The Accountant is the support person to the Finance Manager’s project financial reporting functions. The Accountant will be responsible for accounting operations by controlling and verifying project specific financial transactions and donor reporting requirements.

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    • Elimination 8 - Business Development Specialist

      The Business Development Specialist role is to translate the Elimination 8 Resource Mobilisation Strategy into operational action plans and tangible resources.

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    • Elimination 8 - Executive Assistant

      The Executive Assistant reports directly to the HR Manager, and provides executive support to the Director, Ambassador and serves as a liaison to the Board of Directors and Senior Management Team. The Executive Assistant serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external stakeholders on all matters pertaining to the office of the Director and Ambassador.

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    • Elimination 8 - Head of Finance, Grants and Operations

      The Head of Finance, Grants and Operations (HFGO) serves as the custodian of all resources in the organisation by being accountable for all Finances, Grants and Operations. The role contributes to E8’s overall mission by leading and supporting seamless grant, financial, operational and human resource management systems, procedures, and processes.

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    • Elimination 8 - Surveillance Associate

      The Surveillance Associate role is to demonstrate the success and impact of the malaria elimination activities embarked on by the E8. The responsibility will be utilising regional surveillance tools to better target interventions, identify and respond to malaria epidemics and to report on project achievements against malaria elimination targets. The Surveillance Associate for E8 is expected to support the activities of the team.

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