Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia Job Vacancy Regional Coordinator -

Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia...

Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia  -  Senanga,    Closes: October 12, 2018

Education / Teachers / Professors / Lecturers / Academics

Job Description

Main duties

  • Functions as a liaison between the Provincial, District and CIDRZ and to coordinate the cooperation and communication between the institutions.
  • In collaboration with the PMO and other stakeholders, to strategically plan, oversee and support implementation of the HIV program with a view of Achieving Control of the HIV Epidemic in Zambia.
  • Supports capacity building, resulting in timely and accurate reporting by CIDRZ teams as well as DMO and PMO on required indicators, using specified tools and technology.
  • Promotes operational research and innovation to improve access and quality of care for people living with HIV
  • Coordinates logistics related to availability of both human and material resources within the CIDRZ provincial office
  • Ensures that continuous staff development takes place, required for the task, focussed on improved staff motivation and retention.
  • Provides oversight to ensure accountable and transparent resource management.
  • Responsible for creating a realistic project budget and tracking expenditures and reviewing and approving all project expenses in line with USG regulations.
  • Responsible for ensuring project budget is updated to reflect necessary changes and adjustments, e.g., based on cost increases or savings or new requirements identified during the course of project implementation.
  • Responsible for monitoring expenses against current budget and ensuring project spending remains within budget limits.
  • Responsible for constantly identifying areas for cost savings and efficiencies so that the project can have the greatest health impact possible within its given budget.
  • Works with Finance and Audit departments to ensure compliance with U.S. government/ donor and CIDRZ financial regulations and guidelines.
  • Develop and submit all program reports and requirements within stipulated time frames


  • Registered Medical Doctor or Clinical Officer/MSc Nurse or relevant medical discipline equivalent.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the principles of HIV healthcare.
  • Demonstrated experience in health systems programming and/or health systems research
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant clinical experience
  • Proven team leadership skills and team player
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Closing Date for receiving applications is 12th October, 2018.

Suitably qualified candidates are invited to apply; however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please send application letter quoting Reference Number above, relevant academic and professional certificates, and detailed CV with day-time telephone number(s) to:

CIDRZ Human Resources Director

P. O. Box 34681, LUSAKA

or email: [email protected]

Posted on October 02, 2018
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