International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease The Union
Divisional Coordinator
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Jul 25 2021


Position : Divisional Coordinator

Number of Positions : 01

Organisation : International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union)

Location : Karnataka

Duration : Till 31-December-2022

Travel : 40-50%

About The Union:

Founded in 1920, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), is a non-profit institute with five scientific departments and several offices worldwide, as well as a federation of close to 3,000 organisations and individuals, who are committed to the same goals. Its scientific departments focus on tuberculosis, HIV, lung health and non-communicable diseases, tobacco control and research; and each engages in research, provides technical assistance and offers training and other capacity-building activities, leading to health solutions for the poor.

The Union’s Mission: To promote national autonomy within the framework of the priorities of each country by developing, implementing and assessing anti-tuberculosis, lung health and non-communicable disease programmes as well as other public health issues.

The Union’s Vision: Health solutions for the poor.

The Union’s Values:

Quality: The Union delivers services and products to the highest possible standards.

Accountability: The Union is responsible steward of resources and delivers on its commitments.

Independence: The Union maintains the freedom to pursue innovation and is guided by the best evidence to improve the health of the poor.

Solidarity: The Union stands together with its members and partners, as one, to overcome the greatest challenges to improve health among the communities it serves.

For more information about The Union’s work in South-East Asia, please visit

The Position: Reporting to State Project Manager, the person will be required to do

Specific responsibilities

• Assist State Project Manager in the development, review and revision of district wise action plan for implementation of comprehensive tobacco control (TC) programs in the division.

• Technical Assistance:
o Provide technical assistance to District Tobacco Control Cell for advancement of tobacco control in the project districts
o Technical support to other stakeholders including civil society, public health institutions, media for tobacco control activities in the project districts

• Capacity Building:
o Coordination and delivery of face-to-face and virtual trainings as required under the project or planned from time to time by State or District Tobacco Control Cell or under the Project.

• Coordination:
o Implement an inter-sectoral coordination approach to expand project activities in the project districts
o To liaison with key officials of all the Departments related to tobacco control activities and implementation of tobacco control laws in the district.
o Develop and maintain close and effective relationships with other agencies for their effective engagement in tobacco control in the division
• Plan, implement and coordinate a mechanism for advancing tobacco free generation and effective monitoring of tobacco control laws in all the districts of the division.
• Perform other relevant duties aligned with the project objectives as required by Project Director-cum-State Nodal Officer(TC), Government of Karnataka, State Project Manager, and Deputy Regional Director - Tobacco Control and Non-Communicable Diseases, The Union South East-Asia Office or his/her assignee.

Qualifications and Experience:

Essential: Post Graduate in Public Health or Social Sciences or Management or Law or related field from a recognized institution/university
MBBS/BDS candidates with at least 2 years of experience


• At least 3 years of work experience in the health sector.
• Experience of working in the government sector at National/ state Level.
• Experience in tobacco control issues and knowledge about international/national tobacco control policies and health programs will be given preference.
• Age limit 40 years

Knowledge and skills:
• Proficient in programme implementation with the active involvement of stakeholders.
• Technically proficient in participatory planning and developing yearly, quarterly plans with clear outcome indicators.
• Capability of carrying of trainings and IEC campaigns.
• Ability to share programme thrust areas, progress and outcome in the District Level/State Level meetings, seminars & workshops.
• Interpersonal and management skills with ability to work in a deadline-driven environment.
• Possess team working capability.
• Good command over MS-Office applications including Excel, Word and PowerPoint and Outlook /internet
• Good communication skills in English and Kannada language, both written and verbal.

Compensation offered:
The gross remuneration budgeted for this position is attractive. Offers shall be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.

How to apply:
Interested candidates must send their latest resume/CV and cover letter mentioning their motivation for the job and the specific skills and experience that makes them suitable for the job. Last date for submitting applications is 25 July 2021 and they have to be sent to indicating “Application for Divisional Coordinator” in the subject line. You must also submit the Job Application Form (to be filled online at before the deadline. Please note that applications submitted without the Job Application Form will not be accepted.

The Union is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women candidates are encouraged to apply.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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