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New Job Openings At KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation – 4 Positions

KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation is an international non-profit organization dedicated to the fight against tuberculosis (TB), the deadliest infectious disease in the world. KNCV is an international center of excellence for TB control that promotes effective, efficient, innovative and sustainable tuberculosis control strategies in a national and international context. Our multidisciplinary team of passionate professionals covers a broad range of expertise such as programmatic TB control, research, clinical management, social science, education, digital health, and project management.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Accounts Officer
Location:
 Abuja
Purpose of the Position

  • The Account Officer keeps accurate, complete and update office records for KNCV country office, and assists the senior accounts officer with monitoring of the balance sheet and the supply of relevant information to internal stakeholders.

As  Account Officer you will:

  • Checks and assigns codes to all financial documents
  • Enters all financial documents into the accounting system
  • Prepare and process payments in the banking system
  • Assist in the annual audit process and related activities
  • Assist procurement process
  • Maintain the petty cash accounts
  • Assist preparing financial reports for internal and external stakeholders
  • Assist preparing budgets and budget modifications
  • Ensure compliance with all US Government (USG) and KNCV financial management and accounting policies and regulations
  • Monitor all advance accounts and reports outstanding balances to Senior Accountant and Senior Finance & Admin Officer on a regular basis
  • Ensure that all project incurred expenses are timely paid, documented and filed
  • Engage in financial and related tasks as required by the Senior Finance & Admin Officer and the Country Representative
  • Ensure adherence to all major financial rules and regulations which are described in the KNCV Field Office Manual and operations manual of USAID
  • Perform other additional duties as assigned by management in relation with project implementation and daily management of the organization.

Requirements
Education:

  • Bachelor degree (Accounting, Finance and or Business Management)

Knowledge/experience:

  • At least 4 years of experience in accounting and working in a project setting
  • Demonstrable experience with accounting and financial reporting in USG supported projects
  • Knowledge of relevant accounting software systems.

Behavioral competencies and skills:

  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Proficiency in the use of computer applications (e.g. Microsoft office etc.)
  • Excellent written and verbal English language skills
  • Must be self-starter with the ability to work in a team, dynamic, solid and open
  • Must be flexible with absolute integrity, organizational awareness and understanding of cultural differences.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

Job Title: Technical Advisor, PMDT
Location
: Nasarawa
Challenge TB

  • KNCV is the lead partner in Challenge TB, a USAID-funded 5-year global program to decrease TB mortality and morbidity in high burdened countries. We lead an international consortium with eight partner organizations: American Thoracic Society (ATS), FHI 360, Interactive Research & Development (IRD), Japan Anti-Tuberculosis Foundation (JATA), and Management Sciences for Health (MSH), PATH, The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), and the World Health.
  • The overarching strategic objectives of Challenge TB are to improve access to quality patient centered care for TB, TB/HIV, and MDR-TB services; to prevent transmission and disease progression; and to strengthen TB platforms.

Purpose of the Position

  • In the position of the Technical Advisor PMDT you provide in-country technical coordination of programmatic management of Drug Resistant TB activities in the region (Nasarawa, Niger and Benue state).

Responsibilities
As Technical Advisor PMDT you will:

  • Monitor the diagnosis and notification of drug-resistant (DR-TB) patient in collaboration with KNCV Program Officers, State Quality Assurance Officers (QAOs) and State DR-TB Focal persons
  • Ensure uninterrupted supply of second line anti-TB drugs, commodities, social welfare support to DR-TB patients, and ambulatory treatment using existing channels
  • Provide sufficient pharmacovigilance to al patents ( monitor and document all ADRs)
  • Ensure proper documentation of the records of DR-TB patients on ambulatory treatment and follow-up with treatment outcomes of the patients on ambulatory treatment
  • Promote DR-TB prevention and infection control through the use of proper channels
  • Strengthen collaboration platform and linkage for regular follow-up clinical visits and laboratory evaluations/state DR-TB review meeting
  • Ensure proper work-up of DR-TB patients before enrollment on treatment (baseline investigations, patient consent forms, complete and correct documentation of an R&R tools, line listing and e-TB manager
  • Promote a patient-centered approach and ensure enrollment of DR-TB patients on treatment in the community
  • Ensure monthly ODP evaluation for clinical, laboratory and radiological review (retrieve and document all results)
  • Promote and support effective coordination and referrals of patients for ambulatory and hospital based DR-TB management
  • Participate in PMDT joint supportive supervisory visits to ensure quality of care/funds disbursement from enrollment to treatment completion
  • Perform other additional duties as assigned.

Requirements
Education:

  • An MBBs
  • An MPH degree will be an advantage.

Knowledge/Experience:

  • At least 3 years work experience with: HIV and TB/DR-TB program at various levels; USAID projects and/or any development partner.
  • Experience working at community level
  • Experience working with non-project staff (Government or private health care workers)

Behavioral Competencies and Skills:

  • Strong coordination, planning, and supervisory skills and willingness to travel on short notice.
  • Competent with project implementation at State and Local Government areas
  • Able to communicate complex issues in a concise, accessible and engaging manner.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Assistant Technical Advisor, PMDT
Location: Nasarawa
Purpose of the position

  • The Assistant Technical Advisor PMDT works closely with the Technical Advisor PMDT to coordinate the Programmatic Management of Drug Resistant TB activities in the region (Nasarawa, Niger and Benue state).

As Assistant Technical Advisor PMDT you will:

  • Monitor initiation of enrollment for ambulatory DR-TB treatment in collaboration with KNCV Program officers, state Quality Assurance officers (QAOs) and state DR-TB focal persons
  • Ensure counselling on drug adherence through direct observation of treatment (DOT); family education, social support
  • Agree on Treatment supporter to ensure DOT
  • Strengthen DR-TB prevention and infection control and contact investigations in the community
  • Ensure up to date documentation of patients’ treatment records; hand cards (including national recording and reporting tools) on ambulatory DR-TB treatment
  • Ensure proper work up of DR-TB patients before enrollment on treatment (baseline investigations, patient consent form, complete and correct documentation of all R&R tools
  • Monitor patients for adverse drug reactions through quality baseline and regular follow up on clinic and laboratory evaluations
  • Participate in PMDT joint supportive supervisory visits to ensure quality of care/funds disbursement from enrolment to treatment completion.

Requirements
Education:

  • A Diploma in Nursing or Bachelor degree in Nursing will be an add advantage.

Knowledge/experience:

  • A community health officer (CHO) with more than 5 years working experience.
  • At least 3 years’ work experience with: HIV and TB/DR-TB program at various levels; USAID projects and/or any development partner.
  • Experience in DR-TB patient initiation and monitoring of treatment.
  • Experience with community interventions.

Behavioral competencies and skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal English language skills
  • Self-starter, team player, dynamic, solid, open, flexible, absolute integrity, organizational awareness, understanding of cultural differences.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

Note

  • You can apply for this position by submitting your CV, including a motivation letter and 3 professional references
  • Please note that we only consider the applications that are received through the KNCV website.

 

Application Deadline: 10th October, 2017.

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