• Ongoing Recruitment at KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation - 32 Positions

  • Posted on: 5 June, 2015 Deadline: 11 June, 2015
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  • KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation is an international non-profit organization dedicated to the fight against tuberculosis (TB), still the second most deadly infectious disease in the world.

    KNCV is an international center of expertise for TB control that promotes effective, efficient, innovative and sustainable tuberculosis control strategies in a national and international context. We are an organization of passionate TB professionals, including doctors, researchers, training experts, nurses and epidemiologists. We aim to stop the spread of the worldwide epidemic of TB and to prevent the further spread of drug-resistant TB.

    Over the past century we have built up a wealth of knowledge and expertise, initially by successfully controlling TB in the Netherlands. Since the 1970s, we have also shared our knowledge and expertise with, the rest of the world. We operate from a central office in The Hague in the Netherlands, a regional office in Central Asia and country offices worldwide. KNCV raises funds from private, institutional, corporate, and government donors.

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    Challenge TB
    KNCV is the lead partner in Challenge TB (CTB), the new 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), Family Health International (FHI 360). Interactive Research & Development (IRD), Japanese Anti Tuberculosis Foundation (JATA), Management Sciences for Health (MSH), Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), and the World Health Organization. The project in Nigeria will be for a period of 16 months supporting 12 states in Nigeria for quality implementation of TB program.

    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; to strengthen TB platforms.

    Purpose of the position and organizational position

    • The officer will be responsible for conveying project staff;
    • Maintain the vehicle & updating vehicle particulars;
    • Maintain car logbook and support general logistics of movement in the respective offices and states.

    Specific Requirements

    • Completed Secondary School education
    • Five (5) years experience in similar position
    • Trade Test Certificate
    • Valid driver's license
    • Certificate in safety and security driving
    • Good written and verbal English language skills

    What does KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation offers

    • A fixed-term contract for 15 months, with the intention to extend the contract based in availability of funding:
    • An informal work atmosphere in an international environment where initiative is appreciated.
    • A highly-motivated team of experienced, self-driven colleagues
    • A salary dependent upon education and relevant working experience.
    • KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation has its own Employment Conditions Scheme
    • Full-time employment consist of 40 houses per week

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    Accountant Assistant

     

    Challenge TB
    KNCV is the lead partner in Challenge TB (CTB), the new 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), Family Health International (FHI 360). Interactive Research & Development (IRD), Japanese Anti Tuberculosis Foundation (JATA), Management Sciences for Health (MSH), Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), and the World Health Organization. The project in Nigeria will be for a period of 16 months supporting 12 states in Nigeria for quality implementation of TB program.

    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; to strengthen TB platforms.

    Purpose of the position and organizational position

    • The officer will assist in the management of field accounts.
    • Monitor all travel & other advance accounts.
    • Ensure that all project incurred expenses are timely paid and documented.
    • Assist in annual audit process.
    • Reports to Senior Program Manager and work in close collaboration with Senior Accountant at the central office in Abuja.

    Specific Requirements

    • Bachelor's degree (Accounting, Finance and or Business management)
    • At least 4 years of experience in Accounting and working in a project setting
    • Demonstrable experience with accounting and financial reporting in USG supported projects
    • Proficiency in the use of computer.

    Common Requirements for the Position

    • Excellent written and verbal English language skills
    • Self starter, team player, dynamic, solid open, flexible, absolute integrity, organisational awareness
    • Understanding of cultural differences

    What does KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation offers

    • A fixed-term contract for 15 months, with the intention to extend the contract based in availability of funding:
    • An informal work atmosphere in an international environment where initiative is appreciated.
    • A highly-motivated team of experienced, self-driven colleagues.
    • A salary dependent upon education and relevant working experience.
    • KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation has its own Employment Conditions Scheme.
    • Full-time employment consist of 40 houses per week.

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    Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant

     

    Challenge TB
    KNCV is the lead partner in Challenge TB (CTB), the new 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), Family Health International (FHI 360). Interactive Research & Development (IRD), Japanese Anti Tuberculosis Foundation (JATA), Management Sciences for Health (MSH), Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), and the World Health Organization. The project in Nigeria will be for a period of 16 months supporting 12 states in Nigeria for quality implementation of TB program.

    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; to strengthen TB platforms.

    Purpose of the position and organizational position

    • The M&E Assistant will work with the Senior Program Manager to assist in M&E activities in the States;
    • Assist in timely and complete reporting of CTB activities;
    • Adapt & implement tools & techniques to improve quality and use of data;
    • In collaboration with the State TB program, mentor all M&E focal persons in the facilities; and reports to Senior Program Manager in the Regional Office

    Specific Requirements

    • Bachelor or Masters' Degree in Social Sciences
    • At least 2 years of experience in M & E in Public Health Project
    • Experience in working in the fields of TB/HIV, Community TB, and MDR TB, with extensive field experience in Nigeria
    • Proficiency in statistical analysis and use of computer

    Common Requirements for the Position

    • Excellent written and verbal English language skills
    • Self starter, team player, dynamic, solid open, flexible, absolute integrity, organisational awareness
    • Understanding of cultural differences

    What does KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation offers

    • A fixed-term contract for 15 months, with the intention to extend the contract based in availability of funding:
    • An informal work atmosphere in an international environment where initiative is appreciated.
    • A highly-motivated team of experienced, self-driven colleagues
    • A salary dependent upon education and relevant working experience.
    • KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation has its own Employment Conditions Scheme
    • Full-time employment consist of 40 houses per week

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    Program Officer

     

    Challenge TB
    KNCV is the lead partner in Challenge TB (CTB), the new 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), Family Health International (FHI 360). Interactive Research & Development (IRD), Japanese Anti Tuberculosis Foundation (JATA), Management Sciences for Health (MSH), Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), and the World Health Organization. The project in Nigeria will be for a period of 16 months supporting 12 states in Nigeria for quality implementation of TB program.

    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; to strengthen TB platforms.

    Purpose of the position and organizational position

    • The Program Officer is expected to be embedded with the state TB program team and will be responsible for ensuring the implementation of all CTB activities in collaboration with the State TB team.

    Other Activities include:

    • Organize & conduct regular facility supervision to ensure quality service delivery;
    • Organize & conduct on the job facility based training for DOTS services;
    • Organize & conduct regular visits to health facilities on data quality assurance;
    • Support state program on routine data analysis & utilization;
    • Reports to Senior Program Officer in the Regional Office.

    Specific Requirements

    • A Degree in Medicine (an MPH degree will be an additional advantage)
    • At least 4 years experience working with: HIV & TB program at various levels
    • Experience with USAID or UN projects or any development partner is an advantage
    • Strong coordination, planning, and supervisory skills
    • Competent with operational plan development, implementation and evaluation of results
    • Strong coordination and planning skills

    Common Requirements for the Position

    • Excellent written & verbal English language skills
    • Self starter, team player, dynamic, solid open, flexible, absolute integrity, organisational awareness
    • Understanding of cultural differences

    What does KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation offers

    • A fixed-term contract for 15 months, with the intention to extend the contract based in availability of funding:
    • An informal work atmosphere in an international environment where initiative is appreciated.
    • A highly-motivated team of experienced, self-driven colleagues
    • A salary dependent upon education and relevant working experience.
    • KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation has its own Employment Conditions Scheme
    • Full-time employment consist of 40 houses per week

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    Laboratory Advisor

     

    Challenge TB
    KNCV is the lead partner in Challenge TB (CTB), the new 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), Family Health International (FHI 360). Interactive Research & Development (IRD), Japanese Anti Tuberculosis Foundation (JATA), Management Sciences for Health (MSH), Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), and the World Health Organization. The project in Nigeria will be for a period of 16 months supporting 12 states in Nigeria for quality implementation of TB program.

    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; to strengthen TB platforms.

    Purpose of the position and organizational position

    • The Laboratory Advisor will work in close collaboration with States' laboratory quality assurance officers in ensuring effective and quality laboratory services in selected LGAs.

    The job includes among others:

    • Support assessment of Lab services in the selected states/LGA's;
    • Liaise with State Quality Assurance Officer in facilitating quality expansion of microscopy & GeneXpert;
    • Supervise in close collaboration wth QA officer and LGATBLS all laboratory services;
    • In collaboration with National Reference Laboratories, ensure retrieval of all culture results and ensure documentation on patients' records;
    • Reports to Senior Program Manager.

    Specific Requirements

    • A Degree in the Medical Sciences - MBBS/MB.Bch or Laboratory Sciences (an MPH would be an advantage) and a minimum of 5 years experience in TB and/or HIV programs
    • Experience as laboratory quality assurance officer or laboratory manager
    • Experience in working with: HIV & TB program; USAID projects or any development partner
    • Strong coordination, planning, and supervisory skills.
    • Competent with laboratory operational plan development, implementation and evaluation of results.
    • Strong coordination and planning skills.

    Common Requirements for the Position

    • Excellent written n verbal English language skills
    • Self starter, team player, dynamic, solid open, flexible, absolute integrity, organisational awareness
    • Understanding of cultural differences

    What does KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation Offers

    • A fixed-term contract for 15 months, with the intention to extend the contract based in availability of funding:
    • An informal work atmosphere in an international environment where initiative is appreciated.
    • A highly-motivated team of experienced, self-driven colleagues
    • A salary dependent upon education and relevant working experience.
    • KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation has its own Employment Conditions Scheme
    • Full-time employment consist of 40 houses per week

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    Senior Programme Manager

     

    Challenge TB
    KNCV is the lead partner in Challenge TB (CTB), the new 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), Family Health International (FHI 360). Interactive Research & Development (IRD), Japanese Anti Tuberculosis Foundation (JATA), Management Sciences for Health (MSH), Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), and the World Health Organization. The project in Nigeria will be for a period of 16 months supporting 12 states in Nigeria for quality implementation of TB program.

    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; to strengthen TB platforms.

    Purpose of the position and organizational position

    • This is both a technical and a managerial position, posted in a Regional office. The officer reports to the Senior Technical Adviser at the central office in Abuja.
    • The brief job description includes provide technical support to Program Officers in selected States/LGA's;
    • Monitor & supervise state implementation of CTB;
    • Organize and report monthly on the implementation of the CTB project;
    • Provide oversight to the M&E Assistant, Account Assistant and Laboratory Advisor in the Regional Office.

    Specific Requirements

    • An MPH Degree with more than 5 years experience
    • Experience in working with; HIV & TB program; USAID projects or any development partner
    • Strong coordination, planning, and supervisory skills
    • Competent with operational plan development, implementation and evaluation of results
    • Strong coordination and planning skills.

    Common Requirements for the Position:

    • Excellent written in verbal English language skills.
    • Self starter, team player, dynamic, solid open, flexible, absolute integrity, organisational awareness
    • Understanding of cultural difference

    What does KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation offers

    • A fixed-term contract for 15 months, with the intention to extend the contract based in availability of funding:
    • An informal work atmosphere in an international environment where initiative is appreciated.
    • A highly-motivated team of experienced, self-driven colleagues
    • A salary dependent upon education and relevant working experience.
    • KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation has its own Employment Conditions Scheme
    • Full-time employment consist of 40 houses per week

    go to method of application »

    IT Officer

     

    Challenge TB
    KNCV is the lead partner in Challenge TB (CTB), the new 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), Family Health International (FHI 360). Interactive Research & Development (IRD), Japanese Anti Tuberculosis Foundation (JATA), Management Sciences for Health (MSH), Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH). The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), and the World Health Organization. The project in Nigeria will be for a period of 16 months supporting 12 states in Nigeria for quality implementation of TB program.

    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; to strengthen TB platforms.

    Purpose of the position and organizational position

    • This is a technical position. The staff will be responsible for setting up the IT Unit at Abuja Central Office and states:
    • Provide continuous support on lT related issues to all project staff;
    • Provide technical support for GIS and other software;
    • Work with MSH and Abt Associates an E-TB manager & GX Alert in all CTB states.

    Specific Requirements

    • Bachelor's Degree in the relevant area (computer Science has an advantage)
    • 4 years experience setting up & maintaining IT unit for the project
    • Experience in creating and maintaining branding for programs
    • Standard information, communication and technology skills including social media skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills

    Common Requirements for the Position

    • Excellent written n verbal English language skills
    • Self starter, team player, dynamic, solid open, flexible, absolute integrity, organisational awareness
    • Understanding of cultural differenc

    What does KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation offers

    • A fixed-term contract for 15 months, with the intention to extend the contract based in availability of funding:
    • An informal work atmosphere in an international environment where initiative is appreciated.
    • A highly-motivated team of experienced, self-driven colleagues
    • A salary dependent upon education and relevant working experience.
    • KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation has its own Employment Conditions Scheme
    • Full-time employment consist of 40 houses per week

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    Communication Officer

     

    Challenge TB
    KNCV is the lead partner in Challenge TB (CTB), the new 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), Family Health International (FHI 360). Interactive Research & Development (IRD), Japanese Anti Tuberculosis Foundation (JATA), Management Sciences for Health (MSH), Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), and the World Health Organization. The project in Nigeria will be for a period of 16 months supporting 12 states in Nigeria for quality implementation of TB program.

    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; to strengthen TB platforms.

    Purpose of the position and organizational position
    The officer will be an image maker of the CTB project and will specifically:

    • Work in collaboration with the M & E unit;
    • Support the review and adaptation of TB messages for bulk SMS and radio jingles:
    • Synthesize formal reports into summary reports;
    • Identify and write success stories on the implementation of the project & prepares monthly bulletins about progress of CTB.

    Specific Requirements

    • Bachelor's Degree in the relevant area
    • Experience with working in Public Health Programs
    • 4 years experience in Communications, Marketing & Image making for health projects
    • Experience in Creating & Maintaining branding for programs
    • Experience in identifying communication channels in different communities
    • Standard information, communication & technology skills including social media skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills

    Common Requirements for the Position

    • Excellent written in verbal English language skills
    • Self starter, team player, dynamic, solid open, flexible, absolute integrity, organisational awareness
    • Understanding of cultural difference.

    What does KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation offers

    • A fixed-term contract for 15 months, with the intention to extend the contract based in availability of funding:
    • An informal work atmosphere in an international environment where initiative is appreciated.
    • A highly-motivated team of experienced, self-driven colleagues
    • A salary dependent upon education and relevant working experience.
    • KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation has its own Employment Conditions Scheme
    • Full-time employment consist of 40 houses per week

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    Human Resource Manager

     

    Challenge TB
    KNCV is the lead partner in Challenge TB (CTB), the new 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), Family Health International (FHI 360). Interactive Research & Development (IRD), Japanese Anti Tuberculosis Foundation (JATA), Management Sciences for Health (MSH), Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), and the World Health Organization. The project in Nigeria will be for a period of 16 months supporting 12 states in Nigeria for quality implementation of TB program.

    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; to strengthen TB platforms.

    Purpose of the position and organizational position

    • This is a management position which requires staff support, motivation and ensuring good work ethics by all staff of the organization.
    • The job will include: develop, implement and secure HR policies;
    • Ensure that all HR issues meet local labor law;
    • Co-develop short and long term staffing plan;
    • Provide effective, reliable high level recruitment advice;
    • Provide high quality advice on HR to managers

    Specific Requirements

    • Bachelor's Degree, an MBA or additional Degree in Human Resource Management is an advantage
    • A minimum of 5 years working experience, 2 years experience with an international organization is an advantage
    • Competent with organizational HR analysis, development of HR policies and advising about a positive work climate for all staff
    • Ability to stimulate staff in their personal professional development
    • Good numerical skills
    • Strong social and communicating skills

    What does KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation offers

    • A fixed-term contract for 15 months, with the intention to extend the contract based in availability of funding:
    • An informal work atmosphere in an international environment where initiative is appreciated.
    • A highly-motivated team of experienced, self-driven colleagues.
    • A salary dependent upon education and relevant working experience.
    • KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation has its own Employment Conditions Scheme.
    • Full-time employment consist of 40 houses per week.

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    Senior TB/HIV Technical Advisor

     

    Challenge TB
    KNCV is the lead partner in Challenge TB (CTB), the new 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), Family Health International (FHI 360). Interactive Research & Development (IRD), Japanese Anti Tuberculosis Foundation (JATA), Management Sciences for Health (MSH), Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), and the World Health Organization. The project in Nigeria will be for a period of 16 months supporting 12 states in Nigeria for quality implementation of TB program.

    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; to strengthen TB platforms.

    Purpose of the position and organizational position
    This is both a technical and managerial position, where you are expected to:

    • Coordinate all USAID TB/HIV implementing partners;
    • Support USAID TBIHIV implementing partners to ensure quality planning and harmonization of approaches;
    • Organize the coordination platform with the implementing In-country Partners (IP) to review progress and identify obstacles and develop immediate action;
    • Support linkages and liaisons between the IP's and USAID, NTP NASCP and NACA.
    • The officer is responsible to the KNCV Country Director and/or Deputy Director Operations.

    Specific Requirements

    • An MPH Degree with more than 6 years experience
    • Experience in working with: HIV & TB programs; USAID projects and/or any development partner
    • Competent with operational plan development, implementation and evaluation of results
    • Strong coordination and planning skills

    What does KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation offers

    • A fixed-term contract for 15 months, with the intention to extend the contract based in availability of funding:
    • An informal work atmosphere in an international environment where initiative is appreciated.
    • A highly-motivated team of experienced, self-driven colleagues
    • A salary dependent upon education and relevant working experience.
    • KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation has its own Employment Conditions Scheme
    • Full-time employment consist of 40 houses per week

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their application (Curriculum vitae, Motivation letter, 3 professional references) to: The Country Representative KNCV Nigeria Challenge TB Project at jobskncvnigeria@gmail.com The position you apply for should be the subject of your email. Application submitted after the closing date stated above will not be considered.

    Note:
    Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.

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