Global Fund HSS Project Jobs – TB Focal Person

Job
Title: TB Focal Person
Organisation: Ministry of Health
Project: The Global Fund Health Systems
Strengthening (HSS) Grant
Duty
Station:
Uganda
Reports
to:
Team Leader
About
Grant:
Uganda signed the Round 10
Health System/Community Strengthening (HSS/CSS) grant with the Global Fund on
15th December 2011.  The grant is
intended to support strengthening the national and community health systems to
improve service delivery and reporting.
Job
Summary:
The TB Focal
Person will supervise and oversee  individual
health units located within the region to provide training and ongoing
mentoring of core program staff on information and management skills.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Monitoring
and documentation of program progress, identifying weaknesses, Technical
Assistance needs, lessons learnt, and best practices
·        
Providing
technical assistance for performance improvement and implementation of the TB
Control activities in the respective region.
·        
Coordinating
regular tracking of results relevant to core TB program targets and report to
the respective national level program offices
·        
Conducting
quarterly performance audits and feedback in their respective regions, taking
care to involve the participation of district authorities, Area Teams, FCC and
other stakeholders
·        
Collating
program monitoring and evaluation reports on quarterly, semester and annual
basis to the National AIDS Control Program, HMIS and the
·        
Liaising
with the FCO Quality Assurance Manager to ensure that all Global Fund
Sub-Recipients/health units are reporting correctly, following the set
guide-lines
·        
Develop
mentoring guidelines and conduct on-job training as well as mentoring of
relevant programmatic staff in TB reporting and basic M&E in line with the
National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Program guidelines.
·        
Performing
any other duties as assigned by the team leader.

Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:
·        
The
TB Focal Person must possess either MBChB or Bachelors of Medical Laboratories
with Post Graduate qualifications in Public Health or the equivalent from a
reputable university. 
Specific training in TB or related courses is of an added
advantage
·        
A
minimum of three years of postgraduate working experience is required.
·        
Past
or present work experience in a rural health facility is an added advantage.
·        
Work
experience within a TB program setting is a strong advantage.
·        
Computer
literacy is a MUST.
·        
Competences
in management, team building skills
·        
Knowledge
of policies and guidelines that impact on TB are preferred.
·        
Knowledge
of key country level TB control and treatment interventions is of an advantage.
How
to Apply:
All candidates should send
their applications should submit a copy of their curriculum vitae (CV), academic
documents and cover letter to; The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health
Headquarters, Plot 6 Lourdel Road Nakasero, Kampala, Room 0213, Uganda.
Deadline:
Friday, 23rd July, 2013 by 12:00 Noon
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