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Job Title:          CSO TB Technical Officer
Organisation: University Research Co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID’s Defeat TB Project
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to
improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education
worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS),
URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.
About USAID Defeat TB project:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is implementing the USAID’s Defeat
TB project. Aligned with Objective #3 in USAID’s Country Development
Cooperation Strategy and in support of the Government of Uganda’s TB Program,
this five-year, USAID funded project’s goal is to increase TB case
notification, case detection, and treatment outcomes through health system
strengthening.  The Defeat TB project goal is to increase TB case
notification, case detection, and treatment outcomes through health system
strengthening with the aim of ending the TB epidemic in Uganda.
Job Summary: The CSO TB
Technical Officer will be responsible for CSOs in implementation of TB
infection control measures, TB case finding in accordance to the national
guidelines and also support the capacity building of CSOs to effectively
implement Defeat TB project in achievement of the project goals.
Key Duties and
  • To promote efforts of CSOs in expansion of
    TB case finding, TB case holding, and other innovations.
  • Review of CSOs technical proposals and
    offer necessary guidance.
  • Support activity planning and budgeting by
    the CSOs.
  • Provide most relevant guidance to CSOs in
    relation to the country’s TB epidemiology.
  • Train CSO staff & volunteers in
    community management of TB, TB/HIV, Paediatric TB & MDR-TB
  • Support the implementation of TB
    activities by the CSOs.
  • Ensure that adequate supplies such as
    sputum containers, x-ray vouchers, record cards, etc are available.
  • Provide regular support supervision to the
  • Maintain an up to date record of CSO
    activities and results.
  • Monitor of CSOs activities on the weekly,
    monthly and quarterly basis. Participate in evaluation of CSO performance.
  • Review of CSOs weekly technical reports on
    TB case finding, and monthly & quarterly reports on all community TB
    control activities.
  • Organize for quarterly performance review
    meetings with the CSOs to get updates on activity implementation,
    challenges faced and recommendations.
  • Advise CSOs volunteers about adherence of
    patients and treatment supporters.
  • Promote CSO collaboration & linkages
    with TB Diagnostic & Treatment Units, the TASO community linkages team
    and all private clinics, drugs shop & pharmacies.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicants for the USAID Defeat TB
    Project CSO TB Technical Officer job opportunity must hold a diploma or
    degree in medical or other related field.
  • At least two years of work experience in
  • Demonstrated clear understanding of
    current National TB trends and priorities
  • Previous experience in disseminating
    continuous quality improvement initiatives.
  • Ability to analyze, understand and discuss
    new program design, management and implementation approaches
  • Excellent proposal writing and report
    writing skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and
    supervisory skills and abilities; sound judgment, and high ethical
    standards; flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines
  • Strong oral and written communication
  • Demonstrated capacity to build and
    maintain productive working relationships with the community
Please note: Only candidates
who are eligible to work in Uganda for an indefinite period without a need for
sponsorship will be considered for this position.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the
URC should upload their updated CVs / résumés and cover letters at the link
below. Also, please complete your application form and attach a completed USAID
Form 1420 Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet as well, download it
Deadline: 30th March 2018 by 5:00 pm
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