Regional Coordinator Position Vacancy Announcement University Research Co., LLC

Position Vacancy Announcement
Regional Coordinator
University Research Co., LLC
Tbilisi, Georgia
Commensurate with required experience and qualifications
University Research Co., LLC (URC)
Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, University Research Co, LLC (URC), along with its non-profit
affiliate Center for Human Services (CHS), is a leader in public health consulting. Established in 1965, our
work spans over 30 countries around the globe. Our mission is to provide innovative, evidence-based
solutions to health and social challenges worldwide. Please join us in carrying out our mission
Project Overview:
The Tuberculosis (TB) Prevention Project is a cooperative agreement with the US Agency for
International Development (USAID) to support the national TB and multi-drug resistant TB program in
Georgia. The project will facilitate implementation of strategies to improve case detection and strengthen
and expand treatment for TB.
The project acts as a mechanism to adapt and integrate cost-effective and successful tools and
approaches, which have the potential to achieve a measureable impact, and help in integrating these at
the facility and regional levels.
URC LLC intends to hire a regional coordinator who will support the project implementation in Tbilisi,
Mtskheta-Mtianeti; Shida Kartli, Kvemo Kartli and Samtskhe-Javakheti.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Regional coordinator’s overall responsibility is to coordinate implementation of the project activities at a
regional level. Specific responsibilities include:
 Provide assistance in planning and implementing the project activities in the designated regional
 Function as the liaison between the project, the National TB program, official health structures,
community groups and other stakeholders locally
 Oversee implementation of the planned activities in the regions including performance of subgrantees
 Conduct and facilitate training at the regional and facility levels related to TB, MDR TB, and TB
infection control clinical and programmatic management
 Assist in organizing workshops and site visits locally
 Maintain regular communication with the project CoP and the office in Tbilisi
 Prepare monthly reports on regional activities as required by the project performance management
 Implement any other duties as requested by the Chief of Party
Minimum Qualifications
Advanced degree in medicine or public health
A minimum of 3 years of post qualification work experience in public health
Should have proven experience in project coordination.
Experience with tuberculosis service delivery programs preferred
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Excellent communication and presentation skills, analytical and interpersonal abilities, excellent oral
and written communication skills in English
Proven ability to relate effectively at senior management level
Ability to work under pressure and in a team environment
Computer literacy, which includes the use of databases
Driver’s license (mandatory) and ability to travel at least 50% of time in country with own car
To Apply:
Please send your cover letter and CV to [email protected]. If you have a completed USAID
biodata form, please also attach it to your email. All final candidates selected will be requested to fill out
and submit a biodata form prior to hiring if they have not done so upon application for the position. The
application deadline is April 25 2014.
Due to the large number of inquiries we receive, only candidates clearly meeting the requirements for this
position will be considered. Only those candidates short-listed for an interview will be contacted.
However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV
in our consultant database against other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise. Thank you.
URC is an E-Verify Employer
URC is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
We value and seek diversity in our workforce.
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