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Senior Advisor, Program Management of Multi-Drug Resistant TB (PMDT)

Afghanistan (Afghanistan)

  • Organization: MSH - Management Sciences for Health
  • Location: Afghanistan (Afghanistan)
  • Grade: Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Malaria, Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases
    • Drugs, Anti-Money Laundering, Terrorism and Human Trafficking
  • Closing Date: 2021-01-24

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Management Sciences for Health (MSH) seeks a Senior Advisor, PMDT for a potential 5 -year USAID-funded health program in Afghanistan.

This position is subject to project award and funding.

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES

As the senior MDR-TB lead, provide technical assistance to the project counterparts in integrating the management of MDR-TB in the health system of the five main urban centers in Afghanistan. S/he will ensure that MDR-TB is appropriately addressed in the overall integrated health project strategy and implementation plans. S/He will actively participate in the national PMDT Technical Working Groups(TWGs) led by MoPH, providing assistance in the design/ revision of the MDR-TB related policies, strategies, develop annual plan, budgets as well as monitoring of the integrated MDR-TB program. S/he will also assist in providing supportive supervision and mentorship to MDR-TB centers to improve the quality of patient management and treatment outcomes.

MD plus certificate in internal medicine or equivalent.

REQUIRED MINIMUM EXPERIENCE

Minimum 7 years of experience, including prior experience with TB, and MDR TB clinical and program management.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely in written and spoken English.
  • Proven ability to develop effective working relationships.
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills, and attention to detail.
  • Previous USAID experience preferred.
  • Ability to travel frequently to the project supported cities

COMPETENCIES

Excellent written and oral communication skills both in local languages and English

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