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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

TB officer (re-advertised) Job at JSI - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
TB officer (re-advertised) 

Jobs at:
JSI 

Deadline of this Job:
September 21st, 2018. 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Summary
Date Posted: 10th September 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time 

 

About the Company
JOB DETAILS:
Background:
John Snow, Inc. (JSI), a leader in the field of international public health, is currently recruiting for a various position for the USAID-Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services-North, Lango (USAID-RHITES-N, Lango) Project. USAID-RHITES-N, Lango will improve the use of integrated health services in Northern Uganda’s Lango region and strengthen the health system to sustain gains made by earlier projects. USAID-RHITES-N, Lango will contribute to improving key population-based national health indicators; build the capacity of the Ugandan government to carry out a sustainable and locally-driven response to the HIV epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria, nutrition, MNCH+A, and WASH outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders to design and implement health system strengthening strategies to scale up high-impact, evidence-based interventions at the national, sub-regional, district, and community levels. Interventions will include VMMC, virtual elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and condom education and distribution. JSI will focus where the greatest impact can be realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence locations. RHITES-N, Lango is a five-year contract. The JSI team includes Amref Health Africa, Doctors with Africa CUAMM, Another Option, and Medical Concierge Group.

Job Title: TB officer (re-advertised)
report to: senior infectious disease advisor
contract terms: Fixed Term

Duties and responsibilities:
  • Actively participate in coordination of implementation of TB case management including diagnosis treatment and prevention activities in RHITES-N, Lango supported districts;
  • Participate in the MOH planning and coordination meetings and activities;
  • Coordinate provider skills strengthening activities for TB activities in the project supported health facilities
  • Actively contribute to collaborative efforts with a wide array of organizations, including district-level partners and other government counterparts to plan, implement, and monitor TB-related activities including capacity building efforts;
  • Contribute to provision of technical expertise on scopes of work for local organizations to implement TB-related demand-generation and service delivery activities that target health units and communities, support community health worker and community health group efforts to reduce the burden of TB, and support the integration of TB-specific activities into other related health initiatives;
  • Work with the Senior Infectious Disease Advisor to provide inputs for annual reviews and project strategic planning exercises, and ensure the accurate and timely submission of all required technical reporting and deliverables for malaria-related activities;
  • Work with M&E Team and Technical Director to help develop, maintain, and monitor the activities set in the work plan for TB activities; and
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and fully registered with Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioner’s Council;
Qualifications:
  • At least three years’ work experience in TB program management;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills coupled with project management abilities;
  • Ability and willingness to travel within the supported districts.
Job application procedure
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements, should send their applications by email to ug-rhites-n@ug.jsi.com addressed to the Human resource Manager attaching their application letters and CV to not later than September 21st, 2018. JSI is an equal opportunity employer so women are encouraged to apply.