Regional Technical Coordinator

📁 Health Care
➡️ Full time
🕒  Jan 17, 2024
🗺️ Afar & Somali Regional States

Job Information

👉 Salary : As per organization scale
👉 Job Level : Senior Level (5+ years experience) 👉 Deadline : Jan 25, 2024

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Job Description

The Regional technical coordinator is the lead regional TB program technical lead for USAID TB LON KAP in the assigned region. She/he serves as a technical expert as well as technical coordinator who will provide capacity building and technical support to the Regional Health Bureaus, ZHDs and zonal TB coordinators. Work very closely with the Regional Health Bureaus, Zonal Health Departments and woreda health offices in the implementation of high impact interventions in the region and monitor progress. S/he will also represent the TB LON KAP project in regional and zonal program review meetings. S/he will coordinate regional training, supervision and organize review meetings for ZHDs and woredas health offices in collaboration with the Regional Health Bureaus (RHBs). He/she will also participate in planning, supportive supervision, monitoring, and evaluation of the project in his/her assigned region

Main duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide a technical leadership role to build the capacity of zonal TB coordinators (ZTCs) in project implementation, monitoring, and evaluation.
  • Develop close working relationships with RHBs, ZHDs, Woreda health offices, health facilities and other stakeholders that have responsibility for strengthening and improving integrated TB care services.
  • Lead the implementation of high impact TB/MDR TB interventions in the region and monitor progress using agreed upon M&E tools.
  • Coordinate targeted supervision to project-supported health facilities that required focused monitoring and supervision.
  • Coordinate capacity building to RHB/ZHD and health care workers in TB/MDR TB technical areas and program monitoring (50% of the time).
  • Work with central TB LON staff to effectively address operational challenges such as training preparation, supply needs, and the timely cascade of the project’s interventions.
  • Regularly monitor the data collection, monitor the implementation, and prepare progress reports.
  • Manage financial payment related to project activities.
  • Guide and supervise ZTCs on their weekly, monthly, and quarterly activities.
  • Lead preparation of regional/ Zonal project annual plan.
  • Lead the implementation & monitoring of zonal project activity plan.
  • Manage program performance review meetings, supervisions, and trainings on technical areas (TB, DR TB, TPT, TB/HIV and lab).
  • Closely work with and support sub granted local organization(s) on community TB care.
  • Share /communicate the weekly and monthly zonal level activity implementation status and progress summary reports Perform other duties appropriate to the position as needed and as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly, and annual project progress report.
  • Perform other duties assigned by the supervisor

Emergency response

  • Beza Posterity is committed to responding to emergencies efficiently and effectively in order to help affected people meet their basic needs, alleviate suffering, and maintain their dignity. To this end, when emergencies strike and all Program is to respond, all staff are required to actively participate in the response, regardless of location and contribute to the efforts aimed at achieving the humanitarian objective of the organization.

Gender Equity

  • Demonstrate understanding of BPDO’s Gender Equality Strategy
  • Contribute to ensuring that Beza posterity Development Organization is a place where men and women are treated equally and with dignity and respect.
  • Demonstrate gender equality awareness and gender sensitivity and an ability to integrate a gender equality perspective into tasks and activities.

What we offer

  • A competitive salary and benefit package
  • Good medical benefits including dependents with limited amount as per duration.
  • 18 days annual leave
  • 17 weeks (paid) maternity leave, 5 days paternity leave

Reports to: Technical and Regional Implementation Director

Direct reports: None 

Contacts/Key Relationships: Donners, Employees, sub grants and partners 

Contract Details: Definite periods

No of Post : 2

Opening Date:  17 January 2024

Closing Date: 25 January 2024

Grade: 8 (Eight)

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • BSc in health sciences field such as public health officer, clinical nurse with a MSc/MPH from a recognized university is a plus.
  • At least five years of work experience in TB/MDR TB, HIV, or other related infectious diseases.
  • Sound knowledge of TB/MDR TB diagnosis, treatment, and associated challenges.
  • Previous experience as technical/regional coordinator or equivalent experience in infectious disease program preferably in TB control program.
  • Experience in working with the RHB/ZHD and building the capacity of health care workers.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with culturally diverse partners.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Amharic is required. Additional fluency in the region-specific language is a plus.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in collaboration with colleagues and partners.
  • Willingness to travel frequently (up to 40% time) within the regions.
  • Good interpersonal skills with experience in networking with partners at all levels (region, zones, districts, health facilities, and local community-based organizations).
  • Ability to cope with a demanding work environment and to organize and prioritize workload.


  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Data Quality and Data use
  • Capacity building
  • Coaching and supervision
  • Reporting & Documentation
  • Good interpersonal skills and team player with sensitivity to cultural diversity
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to speak a local language is advantageous.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send non-returnable C.V & application letter outlining how their experience and education fit this vacancy through this LINK

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

BPDO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability.

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