Minggu, 23 November 2014

KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation

Technical Officer – TB
Duty Station: Papua, Indonesia

KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation is an international non-profit organization dedicated to the fight against tuberculosis (TB), still the second most deadly infectious disease in the world. KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation has a strong reputation in national and international TB control. KNCV is an international center of expertise for TB control that promotes effective, efficient, innovative and sustainable tuberculosis control strategies in a national and international context.  We are an organization of passionate TB professionals, including doctors, researchers, training experts, nurses and epidemiologists. We aim to stop the spread of the worldwide epidemic of TB and to prevent the further spread of drug-resistant TB. As a non-profit international organization, KNCV is active in over 40 countries in Europe, Africa, Latin America and Asia. The central office is located in The Hague, The Netherlands.  KNCV Indonesia consists of a dynamic team of over 90 staff members working in 10 provinces in Indonesia, all to help combat tuberculosis in Indonesia in close cooperation with the Ministry of Health.

Challenge TB
KNCV is the lead partner in Challenge TB (CTB), the new 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), Family Health International (FHI 360), Interactive Research & Development (IRD), Japanese Anti Tuberculosis Foundation (JATA), Management Sciences for Health (MSH), Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), and the World Health Organization.
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.

The Technical Officer – TB will be responsible  to provide technical assistance to the National TB Program to ensure the implementation of programmatic management of drug resistant TB in targeted sites are in line with the national standards and achieve the targets. The Technical Officer is also responsible to link public and private hospitals in his/her respective province/duty station into the NTP through adoption of the national DOTS strategy; and create a private-public TB control network (including referral links, uniform recording and reporting system, laboratory network with quality assurance).

The job holder will be expected to work with his/her supervisor in developing draft of work plan and budgets for preparation and implementation of the project in targeted sites, monitor the implementation of the activities in coordination with Provincial Health office, as well as to ensure accuracy, reliability and timely data report for the implementation the activities.

•    Medical Doctor
•    Experience in TB Control/programmed management for at least 2 years
•    Excellent communication and negotiation skills, team player
•    Thorough knowledge of MS Office
•    Excellent English skills, oral and written

•    Good interpersonal/communications skills
•    Coaching Skills
•    Thorough knowledge of MS Office
•    Fluent in English

“The KNCV offers a flexible and supportive work environment and strongly encourages developing your skills and abilities to further your career opportunities.”
Interested applicants are requested to submit their CV and application to recruitment.indonesia@kncvtbc.org by December 4th, 2014 at the latest.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified
KNCV is an equal employment opportunity organization

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