German Leprosy and TB Relief Association New Job

Posted on :

19 Dec, 2017

Category :

Healthcare Jobs in Nigeria

German Leprosy and TB Relief Association (GLRA) is a not-for-profit, non-sectarian, international non-governmental organisation founded in 1957. It has its headquarters in Wuerzburg, Germany.

We are recruiting a suitably qualified and experienced person, to fill the position below:

Job Title: Medical Adviser
Location: 
Enugu
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support to State Teams in medical and managerial aspects of Leprosy, Tuberculosis (TB) and Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) control in accordance with National guidelines
  • Participate in operational research, related to Leprosy, TB and NTDs Control
  • Participate in organization of training at the central level and support training carried out at sub- national level
  • Participate in preparation of quarterly, Bi-annual and annual progress reports
  • Participate in preparation of annual plan of action and budget of Leprosy, TB and NTDs Control Programme
  • Participate in formulation of policies, regulation and technical guidelines related to Leprosy, TB and NTDs Control
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation of the Leprosy, TB and NTDs activities/Programme
  • Participate in proposal writing in response to external calls for expression of interest
  • Perform other related tasks as may be assigned by the Medical Coordinator or the Country Representative.

Qualification & Experience

  • University Degree in Medicine
  • Postgraduate Degree in Public Health or equivalent
  • Proven competence in modem training skills and/or ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship
  • Good knowledge of strategies for prevention, treatment and care of HIV/AIDS
  • 5 years of practical experience in planning, implementing monitoring and evaluating disease prevention and control activities.
  • Excellent knowledge of the strategies for prevention and control of Leprosy, TB, NTDs or communicable diseases
  • Good knowledge and ability to use computer software for word processing, spreadsheets and basic epidemiological/statistical analysis
  • Demonstrated abilities for teamwork.

Additional Desirable Experience:

  • Experience in working with bilateral or multilateral organizations in the country

Remarks

  • The post requires extensive travelling for held-work
  • Female candidates and candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV’s to: [email protected]

Note

  • Interviews will hold at the end of January
  • If you have applied previously for this post, you need not apply again
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview and test

Application Deadline  7th January, 2018.

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