VdE | Especialista em Diagnóstico de Tuberculose | FHI 360

 


The FHI 360 is hiring a TB Diagnostic Specialist for Maputo.

Responsibilities

  • Implement tuberculosis-focused technical assistance, diagnostic network and facilities strengthening, and quality improvement interventions in line with national priorities;
  • Support developing or updating national diagnostic network strategic plans, SOPs, and policies;
  • Review adherence to diagnostic algorithms and use of those algorithms to make clinical decisions;
  • Conducts assessments of diagnostic facilities and the follow-up of corrective and preventive actions and initiatives;
  • Provides technical oversight for data management and reporting of MDR TB and monitors and reports progress with diagnostic network enhancement activities as per the approved country workplan;
  • Work collaboratively and coordinate with other technical staff as well as project partners on development and implementation of the project workplans;
  • Build capacity in local TB diagnostic stakeholders and leaders to identify and oversee enhancements in diagnostic networks;
  • Provide technical assistance and training to TB diagnostic facilities and the overall diagnostic network as part of overall capacity building and continuous improvement programs;
  • Support strategies to ensure functional TB diagnostic equipment including systems to maintain laboratory equipment, securing maintenance contracts, and establishing a cadre of trained biomedical engineers;
  • Build capacity of TB laboratories to perform more TB diagnostic tests (culture, Xpert, drug sensitivity tests, and line probe assay including resistance to second line drugs);
  • Develop and implement a package of comprehensive and linked interventions enabling functional GX sites at the national and sub national levels;
  • Work closely with the IDDS team to define and adjust annual work plans as well as implementing technical activities;
  • Coordinate and work with a diverse group of national organizations including the Government and other diagnostic network leaders, development partners, other regional and global IDDS staff and USAID;:
  • Follow established processes to guarantee the technical and programmatic quality of IDDS work in Tanzania.

Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • A minimum of a BSc in clinical diagnostics, laboratory science, or an equivalent. A master’s degree will be an added advantage;
  • At least four years of experience in TB-focused diagnostic strengthening and capacity building in the country;
  • Technical competency in the diagnosis of infectious diseases (including TB) and AMR including specific hands-on diagnostics experience;
  • Competent in current diagnostic methods for tuberculosis including point-of-care tests;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English;
  • Strong interpersonal skills in facilitation and stakeholder engagement/coordination;
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 25% of the time;
  • Authorization to work in Mozambique.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Global Laboratory Initiative standards;
  • Familiarity with USG programs.


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