The Tuberculosis Europe Coalition (TBEC) is looking for an experienced full-time Capacity Building Manager to join its international team. The TBEC Capacity Building Manager will support the capacity building of tuberculosis (TB) affected communities and civil society to be meaningfully engaged in the TB response and transition to people-centered care in the WHO Europe region, with a particular focus on the countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA).


Established in 2009, TBEC is a regional advocacy network of civil society organisations and individuals from across the WHO Europe region, comprising Western and Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia. The network aims to strengthen the role of civil society within the regional response to TB, and ensure political and financial commitments to end TB.  Currently TBEC has more than 200 members from more than 30 countries in the region. In 2017, TBEC was registered as a legal entity in the Netherlands to step up its regional and national advocacy, capacity building and support to country-led TB advocacy initiatives. The TBEC Secretariat is responsible for the coordination, communication, administration, programmatic and policy management of the network.


The Capacity Building Manager’s main responsibility will be to carry out activities under the Regional EECA project “Advancing People-Centered Quality TB Care – From the New Model of Care Towards Improving DR-TB Early Detection and Treatment Outcomes” (“TB-REP2”) and the Community Rights and Gender Strategic Initiative project, specifically on components related to the support and capacity building of TB civil society and affected communities. She/he is also expected to contribute to the further integration of TBEC and its growth into a well-established, accountable and representative organisation. The Capacity Building Manager will work under the supervision of the TBEC Executive Director.

Within this framework, the Capacity Building Manager will:

  • Coordinate the selection process of civil society partners under the “TB REP2” grant;
  • Reinforce TBEC’s capacity building activities in the WHO Europe region providing guidance, mentorship and technical support to TBEC members; also via online channels;
  • Organise monitoring and support visits in the countries of the projects;
  • Coordinate the development of training modules and guidelines with the support of international and local consultants;
  • Assist in the development of national advocacy plans for civil society organisations’ involvement in service delivery with the support of international and local consultants;
  • Organise regional capacity building workshops for TB civil society and communities, including key and vulnerable populations;
  • Ensure coordination with TBEC partners and regional civil society and community networks on capacity building activities;
  • Implement monitoring, evaluation and reporting duties specific to the projects;
  • Carry out other capacity-building activities foreseen by TBEC’s strategy.


  • Minimum 4 years of experience in program management;
  • Proficient knowledge of English and Russian;
  • Proven experience in coordinating regional networks, preferably civil society networks;
  • Proven experience in capacity building and mentorship of civil society organisations;
  • Proven experience in the development of programs, methodological recommendations on evidence-based service delivery, piloting service delivery programs, preferably in the area of TB;
  • Proven experience in development of training materials, conducting trainings and facilitating meetings;
  • Proven experience in programme monitoring and evaluation, particularly on evidence-based outcomes of service delivery impact;
  • Proven experience of coordinating the work of international and local consultants;
  • Self-motivated, ability to multi-task, able to work independently and take responsibility and initiative;
  • Understanding of NGO philosophy and methods of work;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills;
  • Commitment to the values, vision and mission of TBEC


Contract: we offer a consultancy contact until December 2019 (renewable depending on further funding opportunities). Remuneration is competitive, and will be based on the candidate’s profile and experience.

Location: WHO Europe region, preferably in Kyiv, Ukraine.

Starting date: January 2019


Please send your CV and cover letter in English to  with the subject line: “Capacity Building Manager*your name*” by 12 November, 2018 6pm CET.

Your cover letter should highlight how your skills and experience are well-suited to the requirements of this position and why you specifically want to work for TBEC. Short-listed candidates will be contacted by 16 November, 2018.