Senior Program Officer, Community DR- TB in Abuja, Nigeria

Project Management
Minimum Qualification
MB/BM/BS/ChB/BChir/BCh etc
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description


  • Collaborate with the National, State, LGAs and Treatment Centers/health facility / Community on MDR- TB teams in implementation, monitoring and evaluation of program deliverables.
  • Ensure that program activities are implemented according to the work plans, approved deadlines, and within the budget limitations in the assigned state.
  • Coordinate the activities of other team members within the State to ensure smooth and efficient program planning and implementation of activities.
  • Advocate support for community MDR TB activities on behalf of IHVN to key stakeholders at State and LGA levels for sustainability.
  • Participate actively in the planning, organizing, conducting and evaluation of training for general health care workers in the public sector/DOT Centers in collaboration with the State Tuberculosis Leprosy Control Officers (STBLCOs).
  • Ensure relevant recording and reporting documents are available and adequately utilized.
  • Represent IHVN in all meetings with State Ministry of Health, development partners and other stakeholders at the State/LGA level.
  • Actively participate in integrated supportive supervision and hands-on organized by STBLCOs and Tuberculosis Leprosy Supervisors (TBLS) on key activities on follow up investigations for ambulatory phase of treatment.
  • Provide oversight functions to Lead CBOs in the activities of the Treatment Supporters.
  • Support the STBLCOs in developing operational work plans for State TB Leprosy Control activities
  • Work with the STBLCOs to mitigate challenges and proffer solutions.
  • Perform other roles as may be assigned by the HOD Community Health, Regional/States and Program Coordinator.
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