KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation
KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation is an international non-profit organization dedicated to the fight against tuberculosis (TB), the first deadliest infectious disease in the world. KNCV is an international center of expertise for TB control that promotes effective, efficient, innovative and sustainable tuberculosis control strategies in a national and international context.
We are an organization of passionate TB professionals, including doctors, researchers, training experts, nurses and epidemiologists. We aim to stop the spread of the worldwide epidemic of TB and to prevent the further spread of drug-resistant TB. We operate from a central office in The Hague in the Netherlands, a regional office in Central Asia and country offices worldwide.
KNCV is the lead partner in Challenge TB (CTB), the USAID-funded 5-year (2014-2019) global flagship program for implementing USAID’s TB strategy to decrease TB mortality and morbidity in high burdened countries as well as contributing to TB/HIV activities under the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). To implement the project, we lead a unique international consortium of eight partner organizations: American Thoracic Society (ATS), FHI 360, Interactive Research & Development (IRD), Japan Anti-Tuberculosis Foundation (JATA), Management Sciences for Health (MSH), PATH, The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), and the World Health Organization (WHO).
The overarching strategic objectives of CTB are to improve access to quality patient-centered care for TB, TB/HIV, and MDR-TB services; to prevent transmission and disease progression; and to strengthen TB platforms.
Purpose of the Position
The Program Officer is expected to be embedded with the state TB program team and will be responsible for ensuring the implementation of all CTB activities in collaboration with the State TB team.
The Program Officer reports to the Senior Regional Program Manager.
Duties and Responsibilities:
As Program Officer you will:
Who are we looking for?
Behavioral competencies and skills:
What does KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation offer?
You can apply for this position, by submitting your CV including a motivation letter and 3 professional references, via the KNCV website before the 28th August 2018. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us via +234 (0)9030349255 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information on KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, please see www.kncvtbc.org.
KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled person.