KNCV TUBERCULOSIS FOUNDATION IS LOOKING FOR A FULL-TIME REGIONAL SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER
Duty Station: Lagos, Nigeria
Information and application via www.kncvtbc.org/NG1718
KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation
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 centre 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 cantered care for TB, TB/HIV, and MDR-TB services; to prevent transmission and disease progression; and to strengthen TB platforms.
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 Lagos, Ogun, Ondo and Osun 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, and the Project Coordinator of the Building Models for the Future project and the ACF Coordinator. 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.
What do we offer?
(a) 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;
(b) An informal work atmosphere in an international environment where initiative is appreciated;
(c) A highly-motivated team of experienced, self-driven colleagues;
(d) The salary is dependent upon education and relevant working experience;
(e) 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 20th December 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.