DRS Zonal Consultants Job in Nigeria

 KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation is an international non-profit organization dedicated to the fight against tuberculosis (TB), still the deadliest infectious disease in the world. KNCV is an international center of expertise for TB control that promotes effective, efficient, innovative and sustainable TB control strategies in a national and international context.  We are an organization of passionate TB professionals, including doctors, researchers, training experts, nurses and epidemiologists. We aim to stop the spread of the worldwide epidemic of TB and to prevent the further spread of drug-resistant TB.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: DRS Zonal Consultant

Location: Abuja
Job Type: Full Time

Reporting Line: DRS National Consultant

Purpose of the Job

  • The DRS zonal Consultant will work with the Drug Resistant Survey (DRS) National Consultant and the State TB programs to coordinate all DRS activities planned activities, financing, implementation, monitoring, and reporting.
  • S/He will ensure implementation of DRS workplan in line with approved budgets and adhere to timelines for scheduled activities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support DRS National Consultant and state TB programs in coordinating implementation of survey activities as well as monitoring and evaluation.
  • Work with KNCV Nigeria DRS Coordinator staff to establish management capacity development plan, aid the states, and clusters in planning, review and monitoring progress of DRS.
  • Support DRS KNCV Nigeria staff and DRS NTBLP staff to monitor all phases of the survey to ensure that they meet technical, administrative, financial standards.
  • Represent the DRS National Consultant in coordination meetings at state and clusters.
  • Actively participate in DRS coordination platforms at states to support collaboration between KNCV Nigeria and other stakeholders (NTBLCP, USAID, Global Fund, WHO and other IPs)
  • Support adherence to regulations in line with USAID finance policy for in the implementation of DRS.
  • Perform other additional duties assigned.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Minimum of an MBBS with an MPH degree or Master degree in other relevant Public Health disciplines
  • At least 7 years’ experience working with: HIV & TB program at various levels.
  • Experience with USAID or UN projects or any development partner is an advantage.
  • Strong coordination, planning, and supervisory skills.
  • Competent with operational plan development, implementation, and evaluation of results.
  • Comfortable planning and delivering multiple activities under pressure to strict deadlines and high levels of precision.
  • Self-motivated with a strong ability to identify and develop relevant areas of work.
  • Able to communicate complex issues in a concise, accessible, and engaging manner.

What Do We Offer?

  • A full-time (40 hours per week) fixed-term contract for a year, with the intention of extending the contract depending on funding and performance.
  • An informal work atmosphere in an international environment where initiative is appreciated.
  • A highly motivated team of experienced, self-driven colleagues.
  • The salary is dependent upon education and relevant working experience.
  • KNCV Nigeria has its own Employment Conditions Scheme.

Application Closing Date
28th February, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for the recruitment process.
  • Any successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.
  • There will be travel requirements and opportunities both within Nigeria.
  • KNCV Nigeria is an Equal Opportunity Employer.