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AMF is hiring an Operations Manager


Our activities and commitments have grown over time and AMF is now the world's third largest funder of nets. In the coming years, we expect to buy and distribute between 25 and 50 million nets per year. As a result, we wish to add talent to our operations.

The Operations Manager will join the five person operations team and be involved in all aspects of AMF’s operations. S/he will work closely with the Head of Analytics and the Operations Director and have both general and specific responsibilities.

General: Operations support and analysis

The Operations Manager will assist with a wide range of activities, including day-to-day operational matters, and longer term analysis.

Specific: Net management, Decision-related data analysis

Net management: Primary responsibility within the team to ensure that AMF nets are procured, tested, inspected, shipped, transported to their final destination in a timely fashion; and for all associated systems and reporting.

Decision-related data analysis: malaria case rate data, net performance data and insecticide resistance data are generated or gathered and analysed to support key operational decisions.

Other responsibilities will be added over time as the individual and role develops.

Further information in the attached document.

We are looking for someone who has strong analytical skills, strong interpersonal and intellectual skills, who works collaboratively in a team and relishes responsibility and the opportunity to learn and develop their abilities. The ideal candidate will be motivated to help improve the lives of those affected by the wider impacts of malaria.

Required

  • Strong, demonstrated analytical ability
  • A self-starter with excellent organisational skills and the ability to work independently and manage working time effectively
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to build and maintain strong working relationships
  • An interest in driving efficiency through procedure changes and the use of technology
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Fluent English
Desirable (but not required)
  • Fluent French
  • Experience working with large datasets
  • Some logistics experience

No prior operations experience is necessary.

Location: Remote working (all the AMF team work remotely) within Africa/UK/Europe time zones.

Job description and details of how to apply.


AMF is hiring - Software Engineer


Our activities and commitments have grown over time and AMF is now the world's third largest funder of nets. In the coming years, we expect to buy and distribute between 25 and 50 million nets per year. As a result, AMF is adding to the technology team and is now seeking exceptional candidates for the role of Software Engineer, specialising in .Net 5+, C#, VB and SQL Server.

Reporting to AMF's Head of Technology, and working closely with all other members of the AMF team, the successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

Coding

  • .Net 5, C#, ASP.Net, VB.Net, SQL Server; competence level: excellent; likely years’ experience: 5
  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, Responsive design
General
  • Strong analytical capabilities – for both website functionality and database design
  • Able to react quickly to any critical issues which may arise
  • Able to focus on detail whilst retaining the bigger picture
  • Project/time management skills, self‐motivated with the ability to work to deadlines
  • Strong communication skills at both a technical and non‐technical level
Additional skills
  • Knowledge of non-web coding – i.e. console apps, desktop apps, web services – which may be required to support the site or back‐office users
  • Knowledge and experience of source-control solutions (specifically Git)
  • Python and Jupyter notebooks experience for initial analysis and preparation of data would also be beneficial
  • Some experience of .Net Core, C# for future use
  • Awareness of social media platforms and how to best integrate/exploit them
  • Fluency in French would be desirable

The successful candidate is likely to be in the UK/Europe/Africa time zones.

Job description and details of how to apply.


AMF (Switzerland) established with tax-deductible status for donors in Switzerland


We are delighted to report that AMF (Switzerland) is now a registered charity in Switzerland with tax-deductible status for Swiss donors.

This status is effective 15th October 2021 so any donations made to AMF on or after that date can be considered tax-deductible by the donor.

Note: All online donations from Swiss residents are automatically considered to be to AMF (Switzerland) and an acknowledgement sent with a link to a downloadable tax receipt. For those wishing to make donations by bank transfer or cheque, the relevant bank account and address information can be found on our donations page, and tax receipts are sent on request.




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