Coordinator Childhood TB (CHTB), TB-HIV and TB Preventive Treatment  
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Job Title:   Coordinator Childhood TB (CHTB), TB-HIV and TB Preventive Treatment
Category:   Project Management
Total Positions:   1
Job Location:   Islamabad
Gender:   No Preference
Minimum Education:   Masters
Degree Title:   MBBS ‘or’ Masters’ in Public health
Career Level:   Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:   3 Years
Salary Range:   PKR 0 to 0 per Month
Apply By:   Oct 2, 2022
Job Description:

General Position Summary  

The Coordinator CHTB, TB-HIV and TB Preventive Treatment (TPT) will be responsible to provide technical support to the team in the implementation of CHTB, TB-HIV and preventive treatment interventions in implementations districts. S/he will be responsible to work in close coordination with implementing partners to ensure effective implementation of these components.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Develop/adapt/update guidelines, recording and reporting tools for Preventive TB Treatment, TB-HIV and CHTB, in line with national and international protocols and guidelines

  • Develop a comprehensive plan for the implementation of the three components.

  • Work with the technical team to support rapid start-up and implementation of these components  

  • Work with technical team at county and Head Quarters level for the development of communications material for these components including but not limited to checklists for private healthcare providers and field staff, training material for counselors, awareness raising flyers etc.

  • Conduct online/in-person trainings of program team as well as of implementing partners on the guidelines of these components

  • Participate in random quarterly review meetings at district level to orientate and update private healthcare providers on the latest guidelines related to all three components

  • Conduct provincial level events with key stakeholders including Provincial TB Control Programs, professional bodies and healthcare commissions for advocacy around TB preventive treatment and TB-HIV

  • Work in close coordination with the consultant in developing and disseminating the national TB-HIV strategy for the private sector

  • Ensure implementation of the TB-HIV strategy by building capacity of implementing partners

  • Devise methodology to engage private healthcare providers in TB-HIV testing based on the national strategy

  • Conduct periodic visits of health facilities implementing these components to ensure they are following national guidelines, review their data, identify issues, make recommendations for improvement

  • Monitor and supervise chest camps linked with preventive treatment, analyze their data and share findings with the team and implementing partners

  • Work with the TB program

  • team to ensure timely completion of project activities and problem-solve barriers.

  • Conduct quarterly (or as needed) project review with the team and implementing partners and develop action plans for any improvements.

  • Participate in monthly progress review meeting, present analysis and key field visit finds and make recommendations

  • Build PR and implementing partners’ capacity in CHTB, TB-HIV and Preventive TB Treatment protocols and guidelines; keep self and others abreast of the latest developments at national and global level in this specific area.

  • Any other task assigned by the supervisor 

Supervisory Responsibility

Senior Project Officer TPT and TB-HIV


Reports Directly To: Senior Technical Advisor    

Works Directly With: Senior Program Manager TB ProgramTechnical Advisors of Enhanced Case Finding and Active Case Finding components, M&E OfficersMEL Team, Data Management Unit and implementing partners

Minimum Qualification and Experience

MBBS with Masters in Public health  ‘or’

Masters’ in Public health with at least three years of experience in Public Health projects preferably in TB projects

Required Skills

  • Strong knowledge of national TB control guidance, implementation, and evaluation protocols.

  • Familiarity with international TB scenario.

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.

  • Excellent facilitation and negotiation skills.

  • Experience in training and capacity-building is desired.

  • Strong computer skills with experience in Microsoft Office

  • Ability to travel nationally on need basis.

Only shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview. The organization reserves the right to accept or reject any or all CV(s) without assigning any reason.

 We are an equal opportunity employer and Females are strongly encouraged to apply

Company Information
Company Name:  Mercy Corps
Company Description:
Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible.
In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions
into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within.
Now, and for the future.

Mercy Corps has operated in Pakistan since 1986. Mercy Corps’ work in Pakistan originated from its support to Afghan refugee communities, focused on providing access to water, health improvement and vocational training for the refugee community in Balochistan Province. In recent years, Mercy Corps has expanded both sectorally and geographically throughout the country, and is now one of the lead agencies providing health services especially tuberculosis control and maternal, neonatal and child health. It has been a major player in all emergency relief efforts in the country, responding to the earthquake of 2005 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa; flooding and earthquake in Baluchistan in 2007 and 2008; and to the Sindh floods of 2010 and 2011. In addition to public health and emergency response, Mercy Corps currently implements programming in the sectors of youth engagement, water/ sanitation, and economic development.

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