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.
The KNCV office in Addis Ababa is responsible for the implementation of the CTB project in Ethiopia. As lead partner, KNCV implements the project together with MSH and WHO and operates in close communication with the National TB program (NTP), the USAID Mission and other stakeholders.
The project focusses specifically on four major areas: 1) technical support (TA) to the national level of the NTP; 2) TA to two Regions; 3) TA to three urban areas, and 4) tailored support to key populations. At the main office in Addis Ababa, a mix of KNCV and MSH senior technical staff provide both national TA and policy support, and regional/zonal TA.
Purpose of the Position
The Regional M&E Advisor is primarily responsible in the compilation of CTB/KNCV routine data for Gambela region and supporting the management of database both for the health facilities and community activities. They ensure the smooth operation of the database design, entry, cleaning, processing and analysis in Gambela region. The successful applicant will lead the data safety, data quality, analysis and write-up of regional quarterly and annual reports as well as other reports when the need arises. The advisor is a point of contact with regard to M&E for CTB/KNCV staffs in the region, zones, sub-cities and the regional health bureau, and they will work closely with Gambela Regional Health Bureau program planning and TB Team.
The Regional M&E advisor reports to KNCV/CTB Regional Laboratory Advisor and works closely with Gambela regional team.
Duties and Responsibilities
As regional M&E Advisor you will:
In coordination with the NTP M&E Technical Advisor the M&E advisor:
The M&E Advisor will spend about 40% of the time in the field.
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 August 3rd 2018. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us via + 251116673801 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.