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