Project Officer – International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The UNION)

Organisation: International Union Against Tuberculosis
and Lung Disease (The Union)
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to:
Director
About
US:
The International Union Against
Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) is an international non-governmental
organization strong in technical assistance, operational research and
education, addressing the challenges of tuberculosis, lung disease, HIV/AIDs
and tobacco control in low- and middle-income countries. It is also a
Federation with more than 15,000 members and subscribers from 150 countries
committed to the same vision: health solutions for the poor.
Job
Summary:
 The Project Officer will offer support to the TB-Diabetes
Project in the areas of TB and Diabetes and develop training material for
health providers in the public sector in Kampala.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Work
closely with the District Health Officer, the Division Health Officers and the
Project staff to provide technical support on TB and Diabetes.
·        
The
incumbent will also work in liaison with the Division Health Officers and the
public health facilities identify training needs, develop action plans and
implement the desired actions to address the recognized needs.
·        
Develop
training materials and take part in trainings for the public health providers
in regard to TB and Diabetes.
·        
Oversee
the implementation of project activities within his/her assigned project area
and serve as first point of contact on all project related enquiries within the
assigned region/Division.
·        
Coordinate
all monitoring and evaluation activities within assigned region/division and
drafts regular monthly and quarterly reports using specific project tools.
·        
Work
in close collaboration with Division Health Officer to collect and organize
data related to TB and Diabetes from the public health facilities.
·        
Coordinate
and provide support supervision and mentorship to the public facilities within
his/her assigned region/Division.
·        
Performs
other tasks as assigned by the Project Manager.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
applicant must be a fully qualified and registered Clinical Officer or Nursing
Officer
·        
A
minimum of two years’ experience in coordinating public health projects at
district level.
·        
Broad
working knowledge and understanding of Tuberculosis and Diabetes Mellitus control
will be added advantage.
How
to Apply:
All qualified candidates are required to
send a cover letter and resume to szawedde@theunion.org.
Deadline:
31st December 2015

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