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Associate Project Manager Stop TB (Western Province)

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Associate Project Manager will support the Project Manager (PM) to strategically manage the project. S/He ensures that the PHO, NDoH, and partners are provided technical assistance to support the capacity building of their staff in the different districts. S/he assists in representing the project, liaising with partners, stakeholders and the community, and supervising the staff to ensure that the project is successful and effectively implemented.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Effective Program Planning and Implementation:

  • Represent WV and the STOP TB in the Western Province Project to the government and other partners during management/technical/clinical meetings.

  • Coordinate with top-level management of NDOH, WHO, NTP, and partners.

  • Manage project implementation.

  • Monitor project deliverables and timeliness, notify supervisor/s when issues arise, and take corrective actions, as needed.

  • Conduct monitoring and supervisory visits with partners.

  • Coordinate with the Associate Area Program Manager (AAPM) for all Administrative, Financial and Logistical needs.

  • Regularly report and coordinate with the PM.

Technical leadership and Capacity Development to Partners:

  • Train and supervise Health Workers [Nursing Officers (NOs)/Community Health Workers (CHWs)] and Treatment Supporters(TS).

  • Establish and train Community- and Faith-based groups (CBGs and FBGs) to support the implementation of the TB Program.

  • Train Workplaces to support the implementation of the TB Program and assist in the creation of a TB in the Workplace Policy.

  • Participate in planning, capacity-building, and reviews of strategy, health system and other initiatives undertaken or to be undertaken by NDOH, other partners.

  • Review and develop SOPs, form/tools.

  • Support partners in organizing and conducting project-related meetings.

Documentation and Reports:

  • Assist the PM in developing quarterly and semi-annual reports and ensure that these are submitted on time to donors (i.e. DFAT, HHISP, WHO, NDOH) and WV management.

  • Present Regular progress reports at appropriate meetings.

  • Assist in Monitoring and Evaluation for timely and effective data collection.

Capacity Development:

  • Undertake assessment, identify gaps, and plan and execute capacity building activities for WV Stop TB staff to ensure full integration of the project with the national and provincial TB program.

  • Proactively work with AAPM, Project Coordinators and Officers to build the capacity of the WV Stop TB staff.

Representation and Advocacy:

  • In consultation with the PM, represent WV to influence government and partners to create and/or support the implementation of TB related policies.

  • Ensure WV actively engage in health network in Western Province.

  • In collaboration with the PM and other partners, empower affected populations to be advocates to stop TB infection and disease.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Doctor of Medicine and/or Post Graduate Qualification in Health Discipline such as Public Health.

  • Knowledgeable about TB-DOTS, TB-HIV, PMDT, TB in Children, Nutrition and Health Extension.

  • Computer Proficiency especially Microsoft Office.

  • 5 to 10 years work experience in TB control efforts whether government, international NGOs and/or Global Fund TB grant.

  • Experience of managing and implementing projects funded by external grants.

  • Strong planning, organizational and project management skills.

  • Experience in working in a developing country context.

  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Excellent leadership and organizational development skills.

  • Proven track record in working with various stakeholders including government.

  • Team player.

Preferred:

  • Proven leadership skills.

  • Ability to work cross-culturally.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Demonstrate commitment to World Vision Core values and philosophy and the capacity to engage with the broader community in living these values.

  • Experience in the coordination of a geographically-dispersed team.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time.