MSH RECENT JOB VACANCY in Nigeria 2013

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 Nigeria
Supervise other MSH/TB CARE I staff and consultants supporting MSH/TB CARE I activities. copied from: nigerianbestforum.com-
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. copied from: nigerianbestforum.com-
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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