Jobs at KNCV in Uganda- Technical Field Officers

Job Title:Technical Field Officers (02)

KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation (KNCV) FULL TIME
About this Job:

Position title: Two Technical Field Officers.

Reports to: Deputy Director Technical Services

Purpose: The Field technical officers will support implementation of DOTS in Kampala division. The officers will also support the implementation of TB/HIV and MDR TB activities in the division. The two officers will work alongside the Zonal TB/Leprosy supervisors as well as the divisional TB focal persons to ensure quality delivery of TB services. This will be through conducting trainings, support supervision/ mentoring of health workers and participation in quarterly meetings, and ensure that patients are started on DOT The officers will participate in monitoring and evaluation activities.

Main duties:

* Participate in planning for activities at divisional level in Kampala district
* Provide technical support for implementation of DOT, TB-HIV and MDR-TB activities in project area.
* Strengthens networks and referrals systems to improve access to, coverage and utilization of DOT, HIWTB and MDR-TB services.
* Participate in supervision of health facilities in Kampala in liaison with the Zonal TB/leprosy supervisor of Kampala and the division TB focal persons.
* Prepare and participate in training related activities and on job support and mentoring activities.
* Compile activity reports for trainings, workshops and all activities implemented.
* Support and compile TB epidemiological data on a monthly basis
* Organize, support and participate in quarterly TB meetings.
* Participate in projects’ monitoring and evaluation activities, including field visits.
* Participate in compiling project reports.
* Other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.


Profile of expected competencies

* A medical doctor with postgraduate qualifications in public health or other.
* Must possess technical expertise in TB control for about 2 years with experience in implementation of the Stop TB Strategy in Uganda.
* Conversant with TB technical support supervision, and other quality improvement approaches
* Excellent oral and written communication skills; as well as computer skills
* Fluency in English with excellent oral and written communication skills.
* Demonstrated intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

How to apply:

KNCV TB Foundation is an equal opportunity employer To apply for these positions please send by email clearly indicating the job title applied for a cover letter and CV with names of three (3) references to: on or before February 27, 2012.

Deadline: February 27th 2012


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