In collaboration with the Technical Director, the DR TB Specialist will provide technical and scientific knowledge to the design and implementation of technical strategies, programs or tools in the programmatic management of drug-resistant (DR) TB. Working with the project team, s/he will provide technical advice based upon expertise and knowledge of evidence-based methods and strategies, current practice, and established operational and research standards to ensure quality and rigorous design.
The DR TB Specialist will assist the National TB Program to build the capacity of country, regional and site level staff and to assess the Program’s current technical, scientific, managerial and operational efficiencies. The DR TB Specialist will work with the NTP team to ensure program implementation adheres to appropriate technical standards and guidelines, and that programs are technically sound. S/he will provide scientific knowledge by staying current on evolving technical standards, guidelines, and program developments related to drug-resistant TB.
The DR TB Specialist will be based in Tajikistan.
The recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project to FHI 360 and final USAID approval of the candidate.