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  • Posted: Nov 25, 2022
    Deadline: Nov 30, 2022
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  • KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation is an international non-profit organization dedicated to fighting tuberculosis (TB) worldwide and to strengthening health systems against TB, globally and locally. The organization is an international center of expertise for TB control. We are an organization of passionate TB professionals; this includes doctors, researchers, ...
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    LGA TB/HIV Referral Coordinator

    Purpose of the position

    • With the support of the LGA TBLS & the KNCV Nigeria TB/HIV State Program Officer, the TB/HIV referral coordinator will provide technical, programmatic and laboratory support to implement high-quality LGA level, TB, TB/HIV, and HTS services to MARP (Most at Risk Population) at the facility cluster-level in supported LGAs.
    • In addition, s/he will work with others in the state office and local implementing partners to ensure that LGA-level TB/HIV monitoring and evaluation activities are appropriate and meet the donor and project’s M&E needs. S/he will regularly collect, collate, and submit program data to the PO TB/HIV (state office) for subsequent analysis, especially at stand-alone DOTS sites. Their primary location will be at the highest HIV burden site in each LGA from where support will also be provided to other sites within the LGA clusters.
    • Hierarchically, the LGA TB/HIV Referral Coordinator reports to the KNCV Nigeria State TB/HIV Program Officer – ACE-6 Project

    As an LGA TB/HIV Referral Coordinator you will:

    • Support the implementation of facility-based TB and TB/HIV Prevention, Care & Treatment activities; including strengthening referrals and linkages between the HIV and TB service delivery points.
    • Support the integration of TB/HIV services into routine health services.
    • Work with the facility staff to ensure that the quality of TB and TB/HIV services adheres to standard operating procedures and guidelines.
    • Support facility-based DECs to ensure correct and current reporting of TB/HIV efforts on available electronic data management systems (LAMIS) and MSFs (Monthly Summary Forms).
    • Support monitoring of the ACE-6 Project Workplan and key interventions across the states;
    • Ensure timely and complete submission of reports, Weekly Activity Plans, Timesheets, Program Learnings, etc.;
    • Perform administrative, secretariate, and knowledge management duties;
    • Participate as necessary in data entry, collection, compilation, and reporting;
    • Support existing program structure and implementation of activities across states;
    • Assist in data management for rapid assessments, situational analysis, surveys, evaluations, and research as required;
    • Perform other additional duties assigned

    Who are we looking for?

    Education:

    • A minimum qualification of a Community Health Officer or its equivalent in any public health-related field

    Knowledge/experience:

    • He or she should have a minimum of 3 years of working experience in the public health field of which 2 years were related to TB and TB/HIV programming;
    • Knowledge of Nigerian TB and TB/HIV control guidelines;
    • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political, and ethical issues surrounding TB and TB/HIV infections;
    • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain cordial relationships among project staff;
    • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver on expectations with minimal supervision; Experience with USAID or UN projects or any development partner is an advantage.

    Behavioral competencies and skills:

    • He or she should be fluent in oral and written English;
    • A high degree of proficiency in written and spoken English (knowledge of local dialect will be an added advantage);
    • He or she should be computer literate (MS WORD, MS POWERPOINT, MS EXCEL) with the ability to conduct simple data analysis and have access to a computer;
    • Possess an android device with WhatsApp & Zoom capabilities; and
    • Resident in the relevant LGA.

    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.

    Method of Application

    You can apply for this position by indicating the job position, location and vacancyas the subject of the email and in your motivation letter subject heading, as well as submit 3 professional referees. Email your application to recruitment@kncvnigeria.org.

    Applications sent by any other means or delivered to other addresses will not be considered under this application.

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