Author Topic: [Full-time] Senior Program Officer- Multi_Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (Global Fund Grant) Job at The Institute of Human Virology (IHVN)  (Read 232 times)

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Job Title: Senior Program Officer- Multi_Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (Global Fund Grant) Company: The Institute of Human Virology (IHVN) Job Type: Full Time Qualification: BA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA   Experience: 10 years Location: Abuja, Nigeria Job Field: Medical / Health / Safety   NGO/Non-Profit   Pharmaceutical   . The Institute of Human Virology (IHVN) is a leading and reputable indigenous non-governmental organization implementing comprehensive HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment, Multi-Drug Resistant TB, Malaria and Research Programs, in partnership with the different tiers of the Government of Nigeria, health facilities and Community Based Organizations. . As a Sub-Recipient to National Malaria Elimination Program on the Global Fund Malaria New Funding Model Grant, we require the services of an indigenous resourceful candidates for the position above. . Location: Central Office, Abuja. . Overall Responsibilities: - S/he has responsibility for coordinating all IHVN Global Fund supported MDR TB activities in the State, ensuring that Program targets are achieved within defined timelines and as outlined in the workplan. - S/he must demonstrate capacity to provide technical support to the State Ministry of Health (State Tuberculosis &Leprosy Control Team), Local Government Tuberculosis and Leprosy Supervisor (LGTBLS), and Community Based Organizations and Treatment Centers in implementing the program deliverables. . Key Working Relationship: - Internal: HOD Community Medicine, State Manager, Associate Director, GF Program Coordinator and Other members of the MDR-TB team External: National TB and Leprosy Control Program Team, Treatment Centers, Community Based Organizations and other Tuberculosis Implementing Partners. . Qualifications Skills: - MBBS and Postgraduate Medical Fellowship or a First Degree in Medicine, Nursing, or Pharmacy and a Postgraduate degree in Public Health with a minimum of 10 years proven work experience and expertise in the implementation of public health programs especially TB - Knowledge of TB/HIV - Demonstrable knowledge of the Nigerian health system and social networks strong inter-personal and public relations skills, - Excellent English language oral and written communication, with proficiency in MS Office suite, including Word, Excel and Outlook. . Specific Responsibilities: - Collaborate with the National, State, LGAs and Treatment Centers/health facility / Community on MDR- TB teams in implementation, monitoring and evaluation of program deliverables. - Ensure that program activities are implemented according to the work plans, approved deadlines, and within the budget limitations in the assigned state. - Coordinate the activities of other team members within the State to ensure smooth and efficient program planning and implementation of activities. - Advocate support for community MDR TB activities on behalf of IHVN to key stakeholders at State and LGA levels for sustainability. - Participate actively in the planning, organizing, conducting and evaluation of training for general health care workers in the public sector/DOT Centers in collaboration with the State Tuberculosis Leprosy Control Officers (STBLCOs). - Ensure relevant recording and reporting documents are available and adequately utilized. - Represent IHVN in all meetings with State Ministry of Health, development partners and other stakeholders at the State/LGA level. - Actively participate in integrated supportive supervision and hands-on organized by STBLCOs and Tuberculosis Leprosy Supervisors (TBLS) on key activities on follow up investigations for ambulatory phase of treatment. - Provide oversight functions to Lead CBOs in the activities of the Treatment Supporters. - Support the STBLCOs in developing operational work plans for State TB Leprosy Control activities - Work with the STBLCOs to mitigate challenges and proffer solutions. - Perform other roles as may be assigned by the HOD Community Health, Regional/States and Program Coordinator.

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