Medical Advisor at German Leprosy and TB Relief Association

German Leprosy and TB Relief Association (DAHW/ GLRA) is an international, humanitarian, non-sectarian, non governmental organization and a member of the International Federation of Anti Leprosy Associations. DAHW/ GLRA supports the Federal Government of Nigeria in Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Buruli Ulcer Control in Southern States of the Federation.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Medical Advisor

Job Reference Number: LTR (PMU)/_2023/MA/001
Location: Plateau
Job Type: Full Time

Job Summary

  • The Medical Advisor (MA) together with other team members will be responsible for the management of all aspects of the implementation of various grants including the Global Fund (GF) Grant.

Key Responsibilities

  • To coordinate the technical aspects of the implementation of the Global Fund (GF) GC7 Grant with specific tasks.
  • To coordinate the implementation of TB prevention and treatment work plans.
  • To participate in the donor progress report writing that includes quarterly, semesterly and annual progress reports.
  • To support the team lead in the effective management of various grants including the Global Fund (GF) grant to achieve desired programme results.  
  • To provide technical support for Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance interventions at the community, LGA and state levels.
  • To support the monitoring and supervision of grant activities.
  • To support Program Management Lead/State Team Lead in the preparation of monthly or quarterly activity and reports as may be required for submission to relevant stakeholders promptly.
  • To work with Project Director in the development of the annual budget and signing of sub-agreement.
  • To monitor implementation of work plans and timely reporting to the donor.
  • To provide technical support for weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual project performance reviews, assessing progress in an objective manner.
  • To Work with Project Director / technical team members to ensure provider-driven technical assistance is available to the partners’ facilities and states.
  • To carry out regular technical assistance visits to the facilities with ongoing on-the-job training to partners.
  • To maintain good working relationships with implementing entities.
  • To provide technical support and mentorship in the implementation of the TBL prevention and treatment service delivery at the facility level.
  • To provide technical support and mentorship in the implementation of TB/HIV prevention and treatment service delivery at the facility level.
  • To perform other duties as may be required by the Executive Director

Education and Work Experience Requirements

  • A Bachelor's Degree with a Master's Degree in Public Health, Project Management or related fields.
  • Minimum of 7 years work experience in public health and health systems programs.
  • Implementation of Global Fund (GF) grant is an added advantage.
  • Knowledgeable in Leprosy and Understands various technicalities in implementing leprosy related grants.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with senior-level Government officials, NGOs, private sector, development agencies, implementing partners and donor organizations.
  • Work experience in the Nigeria health system.

Desired Competencies:

  • Strong management, supervisory, and capacity building skills.
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to respond effectively.
  • Demonstrable track record of achievements in public health programs.
  • Knowledge of health systems issues in Nigeria.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Competency in Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, and Excel skills.
  • Ability to work independently while being a strong team player.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


Application Deadline 8th December, 2023.