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Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Management Sciences for Health (MSH)


Position: Regional TB Coordinator
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Contract
Place of Work: Hawassa - Ethiopia
Posted date: 1 month ago
Deadline: Submition date is over


Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a global health nonprofit that envisions a world where everyone, everywhere, has the opportunity for a healthy life, by working shoulder-to-shoulder with countries and communities to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by building strong, resilient, sustainable health systems.

MSH collaborates with local partners, from Ministries to communities, to strengthen and complement existing health systems. Since 1971, MSH has worked in more than 150 countries to help ensure sustainable, resilient, and equitable access to quality health care around the globe.

USAID Eliminate TB is a five-year USAID-funded project implemented by MSH and its international and local partners to reduce TB incidence and mortality to achieve End TB strategy milestones and targets by increasing the quality, access, utilization, and sustainability of TB services in Ethiopia. USAID Eliminate TB project’s support focuses on improving access and utilization to quality and patient-centered comprehensive TB services.

Purpose of the Job

Under the supervision of the Regional Manager, the Regional TB Coordinator implements to strengthen TB program implementation and improve performance through high-impact activity interventions and focused health facilities support including public, private, and other health facilities in collaboration with regional, zonal, and woreda TB teams. He/ she is the lead technical TB expert for USAID Eliminate TB project which is funded by USAID in the region.

She/he will develop close working relationships with RHB and ZHDs and other stakeholders in the region that have responsibility for strengthening and improving TB control and prevention programs. She/he will lead the preparation of the regional project's annual plan and budget.

She/he will work with the RHB and project team to effectively address operational challenges for TB case finding and treatment including accessing key population and TB drug supplies. She/he will collaborate with other USAID projects and other partners in the region.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Capacity building and technical support

  • Oversight of regional-level TB (DS/DR) program implementation.
  • Facilitate monthly regional technical working group monthly meetings and share minutes.
  • Building the capacity of Regional, Zonal, Woreda & HF TB officers/ focal.
  • Work with the RHB and project team to effectively address operational challenges for TB case finding and treatment.

2. Health Facility Monitoring

  • Conduct/ coordinate regular supervision of HFs that require more support including high-load HFs/Hospitals, MDR TICs, etc.
  • Conduct selected facility mentoring and provide onsite orientation and guidance.
  • Plan and communicate monthly HF support.
  • Ensure quality of care and service provision along with the patient pathway.

3. TB Program M & E

  • Lead preparation of regional project annual plan and budget.
  • Support the RHB in organizing and coordinating regional meetings, trainings, and regular supportive supervision.
  • Assist the RHB in data analysis and utilization of the data for local decision-making in collaboration with the regional M&E Advisor.
  • Lead the quarterly and annual report preparations and submission to the regional office.
  • Develop and share best practices and success stories.

4. Partnership

  • Develop close working relationships with RHB, ZHDs, Woreda Health Offices & HFs, and other stakeholders in the region.
  • Collaborate with the other USAID projects in the region.
  • Collaborate with the other partners in the region.


Required Minimum Qualification

Required: BSc in health sciences field or MD from a recognized university.

Preferred: MPH/ MSc in the health sciences field from a recognized university.

Required Minimum Experience

Required: Minimum six (6) years of relevant experience and skills in a similar position.

Preferred: Significant experience working with an international donor or organization, and experience working with USAID-funded programs.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Previous experience as regional TB program coordinator or equivalent.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact professionally with culturally and linguistically diverse staff, clients, and consultants.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully coordinate activities with other project staff and proven ability to work successfully on a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiencies, including Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and database management.


  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and within a team, assess priorities, and manage a variety of activities with attention to detail.
  • Integrity, and friendly approachability.
  • Able to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated ability to gain the trust, and confidence of colleagues to handle confidential matters discreetly, and have experience in conflict resolution.
  • Ability to competently assess priorities; manage a variety of complex activities simultaneously in a time-sensitive environment and meet competing deadlines.

MSH is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, religion, creed, citizenship, national origin, age, veteran status, or disability unrelated to job requirements. MSH will take affirmative action to ensure that qualified applicants are employed and that employees are treated without regard to their race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran and disability status. In compliance with U.S. Department of Labor Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, and Section 4212 of the Vietnam Era Readjustment Assistance Act, MSH has developed and maintains an affirmative action program and plan.