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21 Nov, 2018
21 Nov, 2018
URC is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.
Established in 1965, URC offers a range of technical assistance to strengthen health and social systems and service quality by empowering communities and health workers to identify and scale up locally appropriate solutions to critical problems. Internationally, we expand access to and improve the quality of services addressing maternal, newborn, and child health; infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria; reproductive health and family planning; food and nutrition; and vulnerable children and families. In the US, we focus on improving communication related to issues like substance abuse, with a particular focus on reaching underserved populations.
Job Title: District Coordinator – Cape Winelands District
Type: Regular/Full Time
Salary: Commensurate with required experience and qualifications
Reports to: Provincial Manager: Western Cape
Location: Cape Winelands
The USAID TB South Africa Project is a five-year contract which builds upon interventions and achievements from URC’s 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, provincial and district partners to close identified gap areas and further develop sustainable systems that can carry forward long-term improvements in drug sensitive 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 the burden of TB, with the ultimate goal of ending TB once and for all. To reach this goal, the USAID TB South Africa Project continues to improve interventions to reduce TB Infections, the long-term sustainability of effective TB response systems and improve TB care and treatment for vulnerable populations.
Roles and Responsibilities
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:
Coordination and Collaboration
Please send your CV/Résumé, Cover Letter and completed USAID Form 1420 Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet (link: https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/AID1420-17.doc) to [email protected].
Closing date: 23 November 2018
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear from us within 3 months, kindly accept that your application was unsuccessful.
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