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.
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.
Position: Regional Senior Program Manager
Purpose of the position
This is both a technical and a managerial position, based in a Regional office. The Senior Program Manager will supervise Program Officers in Nasarawa, Benue and Niger states as well as oversee the activities of the M&E Officer, Account Officer, Technical Advisor PMDT, Assistant Technical Advisor PMDT and Regional Laboratory Advisor in the region. The job holder will report to the KNCV Country Director.
Who are we looking for?
MBBS degree and MPH degree or relevant Master’s degree in a Public Health discipline.
At least 5 years work experience with HIV & TB program at various levels.
Experience with USAID or UN projects or any development partner is an advantage.
Experience working at community level
Competent with operational plan development, implementation and evaluation of results.
Comfortable planning and delivering multiple activities under pressure to strict deadlines and high levels of precision
Experience working with non-project staff (Government or private health care workers)
Behavioral competencies and skills:
Strong coordination, planning, and supervisory skills.
Competent with project implementation at State and Local Government areas.
Ability to build, lead and supervise teams
Self-motivated with a strong ability to identify and develop relevant areas of work.
Able to communicate complex issues in a concise, accessible and engaging manner.
What do we offer?
A full-time (40 hours per week) fixed-term contract for a year, with the intention to extend the contract. Depending on funding and performance;
An informal work atmosphere in an international environment where initiative is appreciated;
A highly-motivated team of experienced, self-driven colleagues;
The salary is dependent upon education and relevant working experience;
KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation has its own Employment Conditions Scheme.
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 29th November 2017. If you have any questions, feel free to contact our HRM Team in Nigeria: +234 (0)9030349255 or mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that we only consider the applications that are received through the KNCV website.