KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation Nigeria Internal/External Vacancies
KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation Nigeria is a local non-profit organization dedicated to the fight against tuberculosis (TB), the deadliest infectious disease in the Nigeria. KNCV Nigeria is a local center of excellence for TB control that promotes effective, efficient, innovative and sustainable tuberculosis control strategies in a national 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.
USAID Nigeria TB LON Region 1 and 2 Project
The TB LON Project is funded by USAID Nigeria and focuses on locally generated solutions to provide TB prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment and notification, while addressing stigma and discrimination. The TB LON region 1 and 2 project is to be implemented by KNCV TB foundation Nigeria to expand the provision of and increase access to TB services among formal and informal health providers through the engagement of the private sector, umbrella and local chapters of health and allied professional organizations, faith-based institutions, communities and civil society. The project is targeted at increasing the number of tuberculosis (TB) cases that are detected, treated and notified to 437,895 within the five year grant implementation period 2020 to 2025 and implemented across 14 states in Nigeria; Bauchi, Kaduna, Katsina, Kano, Nasarawa, Plateau, Taraba, Anambra, Akwa Ibom, Benue, Cross River, Delta, Imo and Rivers State. The project’s four intermediate results are as follows;
KNCV Nigeria is working with a consortium of partners- two sub recipients- CCCRN and KNCV International and six strategic service package providers- Intrasat Global, IPCD, Jana Health Foundation, Diadem Consult, Public Health Concerns Ltd and TB Network. Towards meeting the project set targets, KNCV Nigeria and partners adopted a mixed model of community and facility based, health systems strengthening strategies and digital solutions to find TB cases in a Roll in, Roll on and Roll out staged approach. Roll in is in year 1 which is the planning stage, collaborations and capacity building, Roll on is the saturation stage in Year 2,3 and 4 while Roll out in year 5 is the transitioning Stage.
1) TB Advisors
(Vacancy number KN29)
Location: 14 states (Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bauchi, Imo, Rivers, Cross River, Delta, Nasarawa, Benue, Taraba, Kano, Katsina, Kaduna, and Plateau)
Purpose of the position
The TB Advisor will support the KNCV TB LON Team. The Advisor will aim to strengthen TB surveillance systems in Nigeria and provides technical assistance as well as conduct in-country data analysis within the assigned state. S/he will ensure that USAID-supported TB surveillance interventions are in-line with the US Government (USG) TB Strategy, USAID’s technical implementation approach, and other international policies and guidelines. This will include mapping and analyzing current systems, improving the quality of the systems, and supporting the implementation of strategic quality improvement interventions. The Advisor will coordinate with key stakeholders in-country including National TB Control Programs; local technical partners; and other donors like the Global Fund. The Advisor will provide support to USAID TB/HIV surveillance activities. S/he will work within the NTBLCP structure with a functional reporting line to the NTBLCP National Coordinator and at the State level, the State TB PM.
The TB Advisor will receive technical guidance from the KNCV Director of Programs and in the assigned state, will work directly with the KNCV TB LON SPO with direct managerial oversight within the Cluster by the TB LON Cluster lead.
Hierarchically, the TB Advisor reports to the Cluster Team Lead/ Senior Program Manager.
As a TB Advisor you will:
Who are we looking for?
Behavioral competencies and skills:
Application and Information
You can apply for this position by indicating the job position and vacancy number as the subject of the email and in your motivation letter subject heading. Submit a short motivation letter and an updated CV via email@example.com Deadline for Submission is Tuesday 6 October 2020.