Associate Project Manager Stop TB (Western Province)
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.
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.
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.
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.
The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time.