Posted on :
7 Jan, 2020
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Job Title: District Coordinator:
Location: KZN – uMkhanyakude District
Project Name: USAID TB South Africa Project
Location: uMkhanyakude District: KZN
Type: Regular/Full Time
Salary: Commensurate with required experience and qualifications
Reports to: Provincial Manager: KZN
The USAID TB South Africa Project is five-year contract which builds upon interventions and achievements from URC’s current USAID TB CARE II South Africa and the prior TB Program South Africa. TB CARE II activities supported the South African National Department of Health’s (NDOH) TB prevention and control efforts, working closely with national and provincial partners to close identified gap areas and further develop sustainable systems that can carry forward long-term improvements in TB and drug-resistant (DR) TB diagnosis, care, and treatment services.
The USAID TB South Africa Project is supporting the government of South Africa to further reduce TB infections, with the ultimate goal of ending TB once and for all. To reach this goal, the USAID TB South Africa Project will continue to improve the long-term sustainability of effective TB response systems and improve TB care and treatment for vulnerable populations.
The District Coordinator will be responsible for the overall TB support activities for the project in the supported district. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Minimum Roles and Responsibilities:
Coordination and Collaboration
Minimum Educational Qualifications, Skills and Experience required:
Suitable and interested candidates should send CV/Résumé, Cover Letter “quoting the position name on the email subject line and completed USAID Form 1420 Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet (link: https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/AID1420-17.doc) to [email protected].
Application Deadline: 19th January 2020