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Published: Aug 25, 2022 (2 months ago)

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The CSO coordinator under the USAID LPHS-TB Activity shall be responsible for supporting the CSOs in Kampala, Mukono and Wakiso districts to carry out TB control activities. The support will be focused on optimizing access to community services along the continuum of TB care: use of Advocacy Communication and Social Mobilization (ACSM) and community-based differentiated TB service delivery models.The CSO coordinator under the USAID LPHS-TB Activity shall be responsible for supporting the CSOs in Kampala, Mukono and Wakiso districts to carry out TB control activities. The support will be focused on optimizing access to community services along the continuum of TB care: use of Advocacy Communication and Social Mobilization (ACSM) and community-based differentiated TB service delivery models.

Person Specification

  • A Degree in social work, public health, community psychology, M&E or health related field. A Masters Degree in public health is an added advantage
  • At least two years’ work experience in health-related community work. Experience in community-related TB work will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrable understanding of current National TB trends and priorities
  • Ability to analyze, understand and discuss new program design, management and implementation approaches
  • Strong managerial skills to operate independently with limited direct supervision of day-to-day activities and to lead results-driven project teams and work groups
  • Strong oral and written communication skills are required to develop and maintain effective, sustainable working relationships with national and international working partners and to accomplish reporting requirements
  • Detailed knowledge of USAID administrative policies and regulations
  • Demonstrated experience in onsite training, mentorship and QI coaching approaches
  • Demonstrable capacity in building and maintaining productive working relationships with a wide network of partners and stakeholders
  • Demonstrated organizational and supervisory skills and abilities, sound judgement, and high ethical standards; flexible and ability to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Fluency in English and local languages commonly used in Kampala, Mukono and Wakiso districts.


Responsibilities
The CSO coordinator under the USAID LPHS-TB Activity shall be responsible for supporting the CSOs in Kampala, Mukono and Wakiso districts to carry out TB control activities. The support will be focused on optimizing access to community services along the continuum of TB care: use of Advocacy Communication and Social Mobilization (ACSM) and community-based differentiated TB service delivery models.The CSO coordinator under the USAID LPHS-TB Activity shall be responsible for supporting the CSOs in Kampala, Mukono and Wakiso districts to carry out TB control activities. The support will be focused on optimizing access to community services along the continuum of TB care: use of Advocacy Communication and Social Mobilization (ACSM) and community-based differentiated TB service delivery models.

Person Specification

  • A Degree in social work, public health, community psychology, M&E or health related field. A Masters Degree in public health is an added advantage
  • At least two years’ work experience in health-related community work. Experience in community-related TB work will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrable understanding of current National TB trends and priorities
  • Ability to analyze, understand and discuss new program design, management and implementation approaches
  • Strong managerial skills to operate independently with limited direct supervision of day-to-day activities and to lead results-driven project teams and work groups
  • Strong oral and written communication skills are required to develop and maintain effective, sustainable working relationships with national and international working partners and to accomplish reporting requirements
  • Detailed knowledge of USAID administrative policies and regulations
  • Demonstrated experience in onsite training, mentorship and QI coaching approaches
  • Demonstrable capacity in building and maintaining productive working relationships with a wide network of partners and stakeholders
  • Demonstrated organizational and supervisory skills and abilities, sound judgement, and high ethical standards; flexible and ability to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Fluency in English and local languages commonly used in Kampala, Mukono and Wakiso districts.


  • Support the selection and engagement of CSOs in Kampala, Mukono and Wakiso (KMW) districts to enhance community participation in TB control.
  • Support introduction of successful CSO to health facilities and establishment of Community-facility linkages between the CSO and health facility teams
  • Coordinate capacity building efforts for project-supported CSOs in KMW
  • Coordinate CSO activities and targeted health facilities.
  • Support CSOs to integrate the differentiation of TB guidelines for improved TB case identification and adherence
  • Support CSOs in planning and budgeting for community TB activities.
  • Support CSOs with the most up-to-date guidance on TB management in line with the national guidelines through training, support supervisions and mentorships.
  • Work with other project staff to ensure a consistent supply of key logistical items used in TB case detection and management for the CSOs.
  • Maintain an up-to-date record of CSO activities, and progress reports and closely track their implementation against the set targets. Monitoring shall be done on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Support capturing of CSO outputs into the health facility and community recommended national HMIS systems
  • In collaboration with the project and district teams, support ongoing review and learning between health facility and CSO teams for improved community impact on TB control.
  • Spearhead regular review meetings with CSOs to assess progress and lead on the initiation of quality improvement projects to address any observed gaps.
  • Identify and coordinate opportunities for showcasing CSO capacity and contribution to TB control.
  • Any other responsibilities as may be agreed with the supervisor.


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