HIV/Tuberculosis Coordinator – STEER Project at Save the Children

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Each year, we and our partners reach millions of children in communities around the world. Join our dedicated and diverse staff in their work to improve the well-being of children everywhere.We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: HIV/Tuberculosis Coordinator - STEER ProjectLocation: KadunaJob DescriptionAs a member of the STEER Team, The TB coordinator will be responsible for working closely with the STEER technical team to achieve the strategic objectives of the project - focusing primarily on TB prevention, Care & Support but also supporting cross-cutting themes and integration efforts across the project with other areas of OVC programming including Household Economic Strengthening and Nutrition.S/he will lead planning and capacity strengthening efforts while putting in place operational strategies for achieving project aims, results and performance expectations through adherence to high standards of programmatic and management quality.Key Areas of AccountabilityProvide a coordinating role primarily in the areas of TB prevention; Community based TB Care & Support for project beneficiaries.Responsible for strengthening the linkages between the community-based care activities and health facilities providing TB care and treatment towards ensuring a continuum of care.Support the strengthening of the capacity of implementing CSOs in the area of TB prevention, awareness creation, community mobilization for TB counselling and testing, and Early Identification and contact tracing,  improving referral and counter-referral systems between communities and facilities.Support the implementation of evidence-based interventions aimed at addressing TB risk behaviours, TB transmission, and gender-based violence.The TB coordinator will utilize approaches that support integration and maximize country and community-ownership.Work in close collaboration with the M&E Coordinators, OD Specialists and other STEER Project stakeholders at the states.Coordinate periodic monitoring/reviews of the TB Prevention, Care & Support services of the project, identify successes, and using lessons learned to make contribution to the overall strategies of the project.Contributes to the development of monthly, quarterly and annual workplans.Prepares, collates and submits periodic reports to the Technical Advisor on TB activities.Comply with the requirements of Save the Children’s child protection policies; comply strictly with security procedures and other staff policies.Place of WorkEach coordinator will be based in either of Kano or Bauchi States, and will require about 50% of travel to the implementing LGAs and communities within the state. 

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