TB Officer USAID RHITES-N Project Jobs – John Snow, Inc (JSI)

Job Title:      TB Officer
Organization: John
Snow, Inc (JSI)
Funding Source: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Infectious Disease Advisor
About US:
John Snow, Inc.
(JSI) is a leader in improving the health of individuals and communities by
providing high-quality technical and managerial assistance to public health
programs worldwide. JSI has implemented projects in 100 countries, and
currently operates from eight U.S. and 81 international offices for the past 30
years. The JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. ID a leading public
health research and consulting organization.
About USAID RHITES-N Project:
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.
Key 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

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the TB Officer USAID RHITES-N Project job
    placement should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and fully registered
    with Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioner’s Council;
  • 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.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their updated cover letters and updated CVs
to ug-rhites-n@ug.jsi.com
Deadline: 21st September 2018
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