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Job Title: Senior Program Manager

Company: KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: MBA/MSc/MA   

Experience: 5 years

Location: Nasarawa, Nigeria

Job Field: Medical / Health  


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.


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.



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.

Purpose of the Position and Organizational Position – This is both a technical and a managerial position, posted in a Regional office. The Senior Program Officer reports to the Senior Technical Adviser at the central office in Abuja. The main tasks include: – Provide technical support to Program Officers in selected states/LGA’s; – Monitor& supervise state implementation of TB; – Organize and report monthly on the implementation of the CTB project; – Provide oversight to the M&E Assistant, Accounts Assistant and Laboratory Advisor in the Regional Office.


Specific Requirements: – An MPH degree with more than 5 years experience; – Experience in working with: HIV &TB program; USAID projects or any development partner; – Strong coordination, planning, and supervisory skills; – Competent with operational plan development, project implementation and monitoring & evaluation of results.


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.



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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