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Technical Advisor PMDT, Assistant Technical Advisor PMDT at KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation

Vacancies: Technical Advisor PMDT, Assistant Technical Advisor PMDT

KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation is an international non-profit organization dedicated to the fight against tuberculosis (TB), the deadliest infectious disease in the world. KNCV is an international center of excellence for TB control that promotes effective, efficient, innovative and sustainable tuberculosis control strategies in a national and international context. Our multidisciplinary team of passionate professionals covers a broad range of expertise such as programmatic TB control, research, clinical management, social science, education, digital health, and project management.

Over the past century KNCV has made a significant contribution to the successful fight against TB in the Netherlands. Since the 1970s, we have shared our knowledge and expertise with the rest of the world. We operate from a central office in The Hague, the Netherlands, a regional office in Central Asia and country offices in Africa and (central) Asia. KNCV raises funds from private, institutional, corporate and government donors.

Challenge TB

KNCV is the lead partner in Challenge TB, a 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), FHI 360, Interactive Research & Development (IRD), Japan Anti-Tuberculosis Foundation (JATA), and Management Sciences for Health (MSH), PATH, The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), and the World Health.

The overarching strategic objectives of Challenge TB are to improve access to quality patient centered care for TB, TB/HIV, and MDR-TB services; to prevent transmission and disease progression; and to strengthen TB platforms.

We are recruiting for the following positions; 

Position: Technical Advisor PMDT

Duty Station: Nasarawa, Nigeria

Purpose of the position

The main responsibility of the Technical Advisor PMDT is to provide in-country technical coordination of programmatic management of Drug Resistant TB activities in the region (Nasarawa, Niger and Benue state).

Who are we looking for?

You have a MBBs degree.

An MPH degree will be an advantage.

You have at least 3 years work experience with HIV and TB/DR-TB programs.

You have experience with USAID projects and/or any development partner.

You have experience working at community level and Government or private health care workers.

You have strong coordination, planning, and supervisory skills and willingness to travel.

You are able to communicate complex issues in a concise, accessible and engaging manner.

Position: Assistant Technical Advisor PMDT

Duty Station: Nasarawa, Nigeria

Purpose of the position

The main responsibility of the Assistant Technical Advisor PMDT is to work closely with the Technical Advisor PMDT to coordinate the Programmatic Management of Drug Resistant TB activities in the region (Nasarawa, Niger and Benue state).

Who are we looking for?

You have a diploma in Nursing, Bachelor degree in Nursing will be an advantage.

You have at least 5 years work experience in a similar position and experience in DR-TB patient initiation and monitoring of treatment.

You have excellent written and verbal English language skills, you are a self-starter and a team player.

Application and Information

More information can be found on www.kncvtbc.org/vacancies. You can apply for this position by submitting your CV, including a motivation letter and 3 professional references, via www.kncvtbc.org/ vacancies before 10th October, 2017. If you have any questions, feel free to contact our HRM Team in Nigeria: +234 (0)9030349255 or mail to recruitnigeria@kncvtbc.org Please note that we only consider the applications that are received through the KNCV website.

 

 

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