Minggu, 26 April 2015

KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation

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 centre 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 9 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 centred care for TB, TB/HIV, and MDR-TB services; to prevent transmission and disease progression; and to strengthen TB platforms.

Currently KNCV is looking for a:

Technical Officer PMDT 
Duty Station: Representative Office, Jakarta

The Technical Officer – PMDT (Programmatic Management of Drug Resistance Tuberculosis) will be responsible to provide technical assistance to the National TB Program to ensure the implementation of PMDT is in line with the national standards and achieve the targets. The Technical Officer is also expected to provide qualified technical assistance to NTP to ensure that program directions are in line with the National Strategic Plan. 
The job holder will be expected to work with his/her supervisor in developing draft of work plan. S/he also expected to collaborate with project management unit for budgets preparation and monitor the implementation of the activities in a technically qualified manner, as well as to collaborate with Strategic Information and Knowledge Management unit in ensuring accuracy and reliability data of the program including the project report.

Key Responsibilities include:
•    Provide technical assistance to NTP on policy development, planning and development of more supportive regulation for DR TB case finding, care and prevention, including providing technical assistance to NTP for initiating new approach in case finding and quality treatment and care.
•    Provide technical assistance to NTP to ensure access to diagnosis and treatment of MDR-TB expanded  
•    Provide technical support to ensure implementation of regular enhanced cohort review
•    Supervise and monitor the overall implementation of Challenge TB work plans related to PMDT in the CTB areas in close coordination with the respective Provincial Coordinator, CTB TO in province and DHO 
•    Plan, maintain and ensure the effectiveness of the use of budget in coordination with project management unit
•    Identify problems, advise on necessary corrective actions, follow-up on these actions, and prepare brief visit reports on findings and recommendations. 

Qualifications and Competencies:  
•    Medical Doctor, preferably with relevant master degree from reputable university 
•    Experience in TB Control/programme management for at least 2 years, preferably in DR-TB
•    Excellent communication and negotiation skills, team player
•    Coaching Skills
•    Thorough knowledge of MS Office 
•    Excellent English skills, oral and written.

“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 8 May 2015 at the latest.

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

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