Project Coordinator Vacancy at KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation
KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation
Abuja, Nigeria
1d ago
source : MyJobNigeria

INTRODUCTION : -

Project Coordinator job opportunity is available at KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation for individuals who possess relevant qualifications.

Details

  • The Digital Adherence Technologies (DATs) project is funded by Stop TB Partnership and focuses on using digital tools to support patients with TB treatment and improve treatment outcomes.
  • DATs are tools designed to assist people TB patients on treatment to take their medications at a place and time convenient to them while remaining connected to their health care provider.
  • Also, it helps to facilitate the identification of high-risk patients who may need additional in-person support.

  • KNCV TB Foundation Nigeria will be implementing Digital Adherence Technologies (DATs) in 8 states of Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Benue, Imo, Nasarawa, Kano, Katsina, and Rivers to promote adherence to TB treatment and ensure person-centred care for TB patients in Nigeria.
  • DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : -

  • The Project Coordinator will work with and coordinate the implementation of TB Digital Adherence Technology (DAT) in Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Benue, Imo, Nasarawa, Kano, Katsina & Rivers state to deliver on key project objectives.
  • He / she will ensure the implementation of DAT project in the 8 states including monitoring progress against planned activities.

  • Hierarchically, the Project Coordinator reports to the Director of Strategic Information.
  • As a Project Coordinator you will :

  • Coordinate the implementation of the DAT grant in the focused State.
  • Lead efforts in operational plan development, project implementation as well as monitoring and evaluation.
  • Lead efforts in the engagement of key state level stakeholders, state TB programs, Ministry of health and Local government on the implementation of the DAT activities
  • Work with the DAT technical partners and establish a project management platforms project planning, review and monitoring of progress.
  • Provide technical assistance on rapid assessments, situational analysis, evaluations and other related activities with focus on DAT focused States.
  • Provide technical guidance on training and capacity building in the focused states in the implementation of DAT project.
  • With the assistance of country office staff, monitor all intervention strategies to ensure that they meet administrative, financial and programmatic goals.
  • Conduct supervision to designated DAT project focused states / LGA’s.
  • Provide technical assistance to NTP.
  • Provide technical support and oversight to State staff on implementing key intervention areas of DAT project in designated states / LGA.
  • Convene coordination platforms to support collaboration between DAT project and USAID TB LON regions 1 and 2 support for State and LGA TB Control Programs.
  • Monitor & supervise the implementation of project activities in the designated state / LGAs.
  • Support rigorous monitoring and a strong focus on evaluation system to track the progress of all activities and outputs.
  • Organize and report monthly on the implementation of the project in the states.
  • Perform other additional duties assigned.
  • DESIRED EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATION : -

    Education :

  • Minimum of MPH or Master’s Degree in other relevant Public Health disciplines.
  • Knowledge / experience :

  • At least 3 to 5 years’ experience working with : TB & HIV program at various levels.
  • Experience with USAID or UN projects or any development partner is an advantage.
  • Strong coordination, planning, and supervisory skills.
  • Competent with operational plan development, implementation, and evaluation of results.
  • Comfortable planning and delivering multiple activities under pressure to strict deadlines and high levels of precision.
  • Self-motivated with a strong ability to identify and develop relevant areas of work.
  • Able to communicate complex issues in a concise, accessible, and engaging manner.
  • Behavioral competencies and skills :

  • A team leader who is results-oriented and can motivate staff.
  • Able to delegate tasks.
  • Able to communicate within the organization and the partnership network.
  • Planning and organizing.
  • Culturally sensitive
  • REMUNERATION : -

  • A full-time (40 hours per week) short-term contract with the intention to extend the contract depending on funding and performance.
  • An informal work atmosphere in an international environment where initiative is appreciated.
  • A highly motivated team of experienced, self-driven colleagues.
  • KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation has its own Employment Conditions Scheme.
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