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Program Officer Job at KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation
« on: Mar 23, 2016, 11:31 AM »
Job Title: Program Officer

Company: KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND  

Experience: 4 years

Location: Abia, Nassarawa, Ogun, Nigeria

Job Field: Medical / Health  

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KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation is an international non-profit organization dedicated to the fight against tuberculosis (TB), still the second most deadly infectious disease in the world. KNCV is an international center of expertise for TB control that promotes effective, efficient, innovative and sustainable tuberculosis control strategies in a national and international context. We are an organization of passionate TB professionals, including doctors, researchers, training experts, nurses and epidemiologists. We aim to stop the spread of the worldwide epidemic of TB and to prevent the further spread of drug-resistant TB.

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Over the past century we have built up a wealth of knowledge and expertise, initially by successfully controlling TB in the Netherlands. Since the 1970s, we have also shared our knowledge and expertise with the rest of the world. We operate from a central office in The Hague in the Netherlands, a regional office in Central Asia and country offices worldwide. KNCV raises funds from private, institutional, corporate, and government donors.

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Description:

Challenge TB: – KNCV is the lead partner in Challenge TB (CTB), the new USAID-funded 5-year global program to decrease TB mortality and morbidity in high burdened countries. We lead an international consortium with eight partner organizations: American Thoracic Society (ATS), Family Health International (FHI 360), Interactive Research & Development (IRD), Japanese Anti Tuberculosis Foundation (JATA), Management Sciences for Health (MSH), Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), and the World Health Organization. – The project in Nigeria will be for a period of 6 month a supporting 15 states in Nigeria for quality implementation of TB program. – The overarching strategic objectives of CTB are to improve access to quality patient centered care for TB, TB/HIV, and MDR-TB services; to prevent transmission and disease progression; to strengthen TB platforms.

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Purpose of the Position and Organizational Position: – The Program Officer is expected lobe embedded with the State TB Team and will be responsible for ensuring the implementation of all CTB activities in collaboration with the State TB Team. – Other activities include: organize & conduct regular facility supervision to ensure quality service delivery; organize & conduct on-the-job facility-based training for DOTS services; organize & conduct regular visits to health facilities on data quality assurance; support state program on routine data analysis & utilization. – The Program Officer reports to Senior Program Officer in the Regional Office.

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Specific Requirements: – A degree in Medicine (an MPH degree will be an additional advantage); – At least 4 years experience working with: HIV& TB program at various levels; – Experience with USAID or UN projects or any development partner is an advantage; – Strong coordination, planning, and supervisory skills; – Competent with operational plan development, project implementation and monitoring & evaluation of results

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Common Requirements: – Excellent written and verbal English language skills; – Self-starter, team player, dynamic, solid, open, flexible, absolute integrity, organizational awareness; – Understanding for cultural differences.

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Remuneration :

What does KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation offer? – A fixed-term contract for 6 months, with the intention to extend the contract based on availability of funding; – An informal work atmosphere in an international environment where initiative is appreciated; – A highly-motivated team of experienced, self-driven colleagues; – A salary dependent upon education and relevant working experience; – KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation has its own Employment Conditions Scheme; – Full-time employment consists of 40 hours per week.

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