Management Science for Health Regional TB advisor Jobs in Ethiopia

Management Science for Health Regional TB advisor Jobs in Ethiopia


Overall Responsibilities

  • The Regional TB advisor is the lead technical TB expert for Eliminate Tuberculosis from Ethiopia (ETBE) project which is funded by USAID in the Region.

  • She/her serves as a technical expert who will provide capacity building and technical support to the Regional Health Bureau, ZHD and ETBE project technical experts.

  • Work very closely with the Regional Health Bureau, ETBE Regional PMDT advisor, Regional Laboratory advisor and Zonal TB coordinators.

  • He/she will also represent ETBE project in Regional and Zonal program review meetings.

  • He/she will coordinate regional trainings, supervisions and organize review meetings for ZHDs and Woredas health offices in collaboration with the Regional Health Bureau (RHB).

  • He/she will also participate in planning, supportive supervisions, monitoring and evaluation of the project in his/her assigned region.

    Specific Responsibilities

  • Develop close working relationships with RHB and ZHDs and other stakeholders in the Region that have responsibility for strengthening and improving tuberculosis control and prevention program.

  • Adapt existing procedures in place and capacitate the RHB TB experts to meet the needs of the Regional Health Bureau TB control and prevention program in consultation with the Regional Manager,

  • S/he will serve as a technical advisor to provide technical support for RHB, ZHDs and project technical team to ensure improved TB case finding and treatment outcome in the Region,

  • S/He will support the RHB in organizing and coordinating Regional meetings, trainings, and regular supportive supervisions,

  • S/he will conduct/coordinate regular supervision for HFs which
    require more support including high load HFs/Hospitals, MDR TICs, etc.

  • S/he will assist the Zonal TB coordinators in the capacity building activities of the TB experts in the ZHD, WoHO and health facilities,
    Work with the Regional Health Bureau and project team to effectively address operational challenges for TB case finding and treatment including accessing key population, new diagnostics and new TB drug supplies with the Zonal TB coordinators and regional Laboratory advisors/officers,

  • S/he will assist the RHB in data analysis and utilization of the data for local decision making with Regional Monitoring and Evaluation advisor,

  • Ensure the experiences from the project supported Zones and Woredas are shared to the non-supported Zones and Woredas,

  • Undertake other responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

    Job Requirements

    Qualifications

  • BSc in health sciences field or MD plus MSc/MPH from recognized university.

  • Previous experience as regional TB program advisor/coordinator or equivalent,
    5+ years of work experience in TB or HIV programs in Ethiopia.

  • Previous experience with USAID or other USG funded projects is an advantage,

  • Excellent communication, and interpersonal skills, demonstrated leadership, and the ability to work collaboratively with culturally diverse partners.

  • Computer literacy; competency with Microsoft Office, internet, and email systems.

  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required.

  • Ability to work independently as well as in collaboration with colleagues and partners.

  • Willingness to travel frequently (up to 50% time) within the Region.

    How to Apply

  • Interested applicants should send their CV and cover letter to Ethiojobs.net on or before
    COB August 7, 2020.

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