TB/HIV Collaborative Service Coordinator
Eastern Provincial Health Office - Location: Chipata, Eastern Province, Zambia, Eastern
Ministry of Health
Provincial Health Office, Eastern Province
P.O Box 510023, Hospital Road, Chipata
26th December, 2018
Eastern Provincial Health Office, a government department under the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Zambia, is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Provincial TB/HIV Collaborative Services Coordinator to be based in at Eastern Provincial Health Office in Chipata District. This position is funded under the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Project through the Cooperative Agreement No. NU2G GH002047 with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
In view of the above, applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the under listed position.
Provincial TB/HIV Collaborative Services Coordinator- 1 Position
The Provincial TB/HIV Collaborative Services Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating TB/HIV Collaborative services in the province under the direct supervision of the Project Manager (HIV Prevention, Treatment, Care & Support). The jobholder will be based at Provincial Health Office whose day to day activities involves planning and coordinating TB/HIV Services ensuring that all HIV positive patients are screened for TB and vice-versa, all HIV positive patients without TB complete IPT, and all TB patients are put on treatment and cured. He/she will ensure that all supported districts and sites have the necessary human resource, equipment, and supplies for provision of TB/HIV Collaborative services that meet requirements for CDC and the National/WHO standards.
EDUCATION: Diploma in Clinical Medicine or higher
EXPERIENCE: A minimum of three years or more of progressively responsible, professional-level experience working as a TB/HIV Coordinator at National or Provincial Level particularly focusing on other TB/HIV prevention services is required, as well as experience in managing PEPFAR Programs
LANGUAGE: Fluent in English, (speaking, writing and reading) is required. (English language proficiency will be tested).SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 1) Demonstrated ability and experience in TB/HIV programming. 2) Excellent interpersonal skills, required to establish and maintain a wide range of working-level contacts with Health programs in government, non-governmental, and private-sector circles. 3) Demonstrated ability to work effectively within team and TB/HIV prevention, treatment, care & support program environments. 4) Strong management and analytical skills to strategize, develop and implement effective CDC-supported Health programs. 5) Demonstrated ability to interpret, apply, and explain program policy, guidelines, regulatory directives and related guidance. 6) Demonstrated ability to organize and present information and to draft clear, concise documents. 7) Excellent computer skills, including ease in using database, word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software applications and email.
Kindly note that, all the above advertised position is a 9 months contract jobs and renewable subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds.