JOB VACANCIES, MSH

SENIOR TECHNICAL ADVISOR, TB
 GRADE: J
 JOB ID: 13-6273
 LOCATION: NG-
 CENTER/OFFICE: CHS – General
 PROJECT/PROGRAM: TBCARE
 APPLICATION DUE DATE: 2013-01-04

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES

 The Senior Technical Advisor will serve as the technical lead for MSH in the TB CARE I project in Nigeria. In collaboration with MSH TB Project Director and MSH TB Regional Advisor for
 Africa, he will provide technical assistance to the National TB and Leprosy Control programme (NTBLCP) of Nigeria and other stakeholders in accordance with the national TB policy guidelines and International Standards of TB care.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
 Model effective leadership and create conducive environment for effective collaborations with NTBLCP, partners and other stakeholders
 Foster clear communication about project activities, plans and organizational policies within MSH and between strategic projects and partners
 Work with TB CARE I team on planning, implementing as well as monitoring and evaluation of overall TB CARE I plan in NigeriaSupervise other MSH/TB CARE I staff and consultants supporting MSH/TB CARE I activities.
 Implement all MSH/TB CARE I activities in consistent with TB CARE I Nigeria plan, NTBLCP strategic plan and MSH quality standard under the supervision of MSH TB Regional Advisor for Africa.
 Provide support to NTBLCP in improving TB case detection, program management, information management for the programmatic management of Drug-resistant TB and strengthen supervision including monitoring and evaluation.
 Represent MSH in technical meetings and forum including partner and stakeholders meetings
 Liaising with other technical partners such as KNCV, WHO, FHI and other partners at national and international level
 To represent TB CARE I project in MSH meetings under the coordination of MSH Country representative
 Provide technical and managerial expertise to ensure that project activities are carried out within budget and agreed timeframe
 Ensure timely preparation and submission of information and reports to MSH, TB CARE I and relevant partners

QUALIFICATIONS
 Medical doctor with postgraduate training in public health or equivalent
 Minimum of 10 years experience in public health; at least 6 years experience in TB control
 Proven successful experience of working with the NTBLCP or TB projects
 Excellent strategic thinking and planning skills
 Strong analytical skills and experience in monitoring and evaluation
 Knowledge of and experience in training and capacity building
 Demonstrated leadership and decision making skills operating in a management culture built on consensus and results
 Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Statistical program skills (e.g. stata, SPSS, EPI info) are an added advantage
 Ability to work effectively and independently in a team-based structure.
 Ability to travel up to 40 percent of the time within Nigeria
 Fluency and excellent written and oral communication skills in English

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 https://jobs-msh.icims.com/jobs/6273/senior-technical-advisor%2c-tb/job

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