Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ)

Environmental Health Coordinator

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Environmental Health Coordinator Ref No. EH/TB/08/12/22
Reports to Deputy Chief of Party. This position will be responsible for coordinating environmental mitigation and monitoring activities under TBLON project In collaboration with provincial environmental health officers.
Main duties

Is subject expert and advises the project on environmental health and safety
In collaboration with provincial environmental health officers, regularly reviews and updates project environmental mitigation and monitoring plan (EMMP) as needed
Works closely with the district structures, support TB chest clinics to conduct TB infection control assessments, planning, implementation and monitoring.
Coordinates technical and logistical support for implementation of integrated waste management across supported provinces
Undertakes periodic implementation of capacity building activities, including mentorships and training, on infection control and integrated waste management
In close collaboration with the Ministry of Health staff, monitors and valuates adherence to environmental standards and facilitate implementation of appropriate corrective actions.
Works collaboratively with other partners supporting environmental mitigation and monitoring activities.
Leads the process of procurement planning for the EMMP supplies
Participates in the development of all policies and frameworks related to environmental health and safety.
Works closely with the public private mix coordinator to support private companies in development of workplace policies for TB Identify research gaps and ideas related to environmental health and safety under TBLON
Updates DCOP on the progress of activities in the project environmental mitigation and monitoring plan


Bachelor’s degree in environmental health, public health or other relevant qualifications.
Master’s degree will be an added advantage
Experience in conducting/involvement in research is an added advantage
Proficient in MS Outlook, MS word and MS Excel and MS PowerPoint.
At least three (6) years relevant experience
Must be able to work with minimum supervision
Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills

Suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, only shortlisted candidates will be shortlisted.

To apply for this job please visit www.cidrz.org.

Application email or URL: http://www.cidrz.org/jobs/

Job Summary

www.cidrz.org/ Website
Lusaka, Zambia Location
Full Time Job Type
Salary Competitive package ZMW / Month Closes: December 13, 2022
Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ)

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