Medical Adviser Vacancies at German Leprosy and TB Relief Association (GLRA)

On 10/Aug/2017 / In NGO Jobs

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 suitably qualified and experienced persons for the position below:
Position: 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 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 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 proposal writing inresponse to external calls for expression of interest
* Perform other related tasks as may be assigned by the Medical Coordinator or the Country Representative
* Postgraduate Degree in Public Health or equivalent
* 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
* Proven competence in modern training skills and/or ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship
* Knowledge and skills in proposal writing
* 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 organisations in the country.
Application Closing Date
24th August, 2017.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's to:
* The post requires extensive travelling for field-work
* Female candidates and candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply
* If you have applied previously for this post, you need not apply again
* Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview and test
* Interviews are likely to hold the following week.

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