Private Sector Advisor Manila, Philippines

KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation is looking for a

Private Sector Advisor

Duty station: Manila, Philippines

KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation
KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation is an international non-profit organization dedicated to the fight against tuberculosis (TB), the deadliest infectious disease in the world. KNCV is an international center of excellence for TB control that promotes effective, efficient, innovative and sustainable tuberculosis control strategies in a national and international context. Our multidisciplinary team of passionate professionals covers a broad range of expertise such as programmatic TB control, research, clinical management, social science, education, digital health, and project management.

Over the past century KNCV has made a significant contribution to the successful fight against TB in the Netherlands. Since the 1970s, we have shared our knowledge and expertise with the rest of the world. We operate from a central office in The Hague, the Netherlands, a regional office in Central Asia and country offices in Africa and (central) Asia. KNCV raises funds from private, institutional, corporate and government donors.

Introduction to the position
KNCV is looking for a Private sector Advisor  for a potential five-year USAID/Philippines Tuberculosis Innovations and Health Systems Strengthening Project. In partnership with the Department of Health and other stakeholders, the project aims to implement an strategy providing innovative TB detection, prevention, and treatment efforts nationwide.

This position is subject to project award and funding.

Responsibilities of the job
The Private Sector Advisor will lead the activity’s engagement and partnerships with the private sector to contribute to quality TB detection and treatment outcomes. S/he will lead the review of existing private sector strategies and work closely with national stakeholders to develop and implement new strategies and pilot innovative private sector activities. S/he will advise the National TB Program and other relevant government departments to develop new programs based on international best practices and experience. S/he will also provide guidance and  technical support to develop private sector  governance and management tools to promote sustainability and institutionalization of interventions.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Advanced degree in public health, international affairs, economics, business, or social sciences
  • At least 12 years of experience developing governance and management tools and programs that support sustainability of programs with the private sector
  • At least five (5) years working on private sector governance and management in countries outside of the Philippines
  • Experience working with national TB programs
  • Knowledge of and experience working in the field of health financing
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple stakeholders and create and maintain effective relationships with Government personnel

Desired qualifications:

  • Strong organizational and management skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing

Application and information

You can apply for this position by submitting your CV, including a motivation letter and 3 professional references, via the form below before 08 November 2017. If you have any questions, feel free to contact our HRM Team in The Netherlands: +31(0)70-41672222 or mail to

This position is only open to applicants who are in possession of a Philippine residence and work permit.

Please note that we only consider the applications that are received through the KNCV website.

KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled person.