Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ)
Posted Job
about 2 years ago

Regional Coordinator

Reports to Clinical Care Specialist. The Regional Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing the administrative and clinical implementation of the CIDRZ HIV prevention, care and treatment program in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health in the region.

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.

How to Apply

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

PO Box 34681,


Application deadline
12 Oct
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