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Monday, December 20, 2010

KNCV TB CARE Project Coordinator Kenya Job Vacancy

Post title: TB CARE Project Coordinator Kenya

Reports to: KNCV Kenya Country Representative

Main purpose of the post

The holder of this position will be responsible for providing overall managerial oversight for the implementation of the USAID funded TBCARE 1 project in Kenya, for which KNCV is the lead partner, and coordinate and work closely together with other technical partners in the Tuberculosis Coalition for Technical Assistance (TBCTA) implementing TBCARE 1 in Kenya; namely American Thoracic Society (ATS), Management Sciences for Health (MSH) and Family Health International (FHI).

In this role, the person will ensure timely implementation and reporting of project activities undertaken by the National TB programme and other
implementing partners.

Main duties
S/he is the official spokesperson for TBCARE project in Kenya and maintains communication between all relevant stakeholders including the TBCARE 1 partners, DLTLD and other implementing partners, KNCV and USAID country mission.
2. Provide strategic leadership and bears primary responsibility for all administrative requirements to fulfill the project performance objectives. S/he will be the leader of the KNCV’s TBCARE 1 project management team based at the KNCV’s office in Nairobi.
Liaise with other USG and non-USG organizations implementing TB and TB/HIV activities to ensure coordination of this project with activities undertaken by such other partners.
Ensure the coordination of logistical support in the implementation of TB CARE project activities and the timely submission of reports to KNCV, the USAID mission and partners.
Monitor implementation of TBCARE 1 project activities at all levels ensuring such activities are adequately implemented.
Ensure timely collection and collation of data required for reporting on selected process and outcome indicators for TBCARE project in Kenya.
Profile of expected competencies
An advanced degree in a health related field with qualifications in public health, or a related discipline, is required.
Exceptional managerial and operational experience, preferably in managing complex activities of similar magnitude and complexity involving coordination with multiple partners.
Experience with managing a donor funded project, especially a USAID-funded project, will be an added advantage.
At least five years of experience working with public health programmes in a developing country.
Experience in the functioning of the public health sector and understanding of key TB control, and TB/HIV issues is desirable.
Fluency in English with excellent oral and written communication skills
Demonstrated intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Ability and availability to travel within Kenya and internationally as needed.
KNCV TB Foundation is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled.

To apply for this position please send a cover letter, CV and names of three (3) references to: KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation,

Email: under subject “TB CARE Project Coordinator Kenya” on or before January 15, 2011.

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