Overview

Position: HIV ADVISOR: 1 Post
Location: NJOMBE
Reports to: Regional Technical Manager (RTM)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To strengthen and assure the technical performance as per national standards of the programs that
    are supported by Boresha Afya in the respective regions, including HIV services across the health
    facilities.
  • To lead implementation of key program initiatives to address program, donor and national priorities
    – such as index HIV testing and focused PITC – in line with national guidelines
  • To implement and manage a robust capacity building program, for HIV and related service
    providers; capitalizing on supportive supervision, mentorship and on-job training
  • To actively participate in and provide technical assistance (TA) to the District Medical Officer
    (DMO) and District AIDS Control Coordinator (DACC), Council Health Management Team
    (CHMT) and supported health facilities in planning, implementation of HIV and related health
    programs
  • To conduct needs assessment, on HIV and related programs and services in her/his council(s) and
    organize efforts to address these needs -; including in areas of capacity building and health system
    strengthening – in collaboration with the RPM, DMO and DACC.
  • Work with Regional and Council health management teams R/CHMT to ensure that CHSD
    supported sites implement integrated and comprehensive package of HIV collaborative services at
    all levels through:

    • Participation in supportive supervision with regional and district teams
    • Collaborate with R/CHMTs to identify training needs for sites, districts and regional
      personnel and organize trainings for site level staff using currently recommended
    • Be responsible with the achievements of program targets for HIV care and treatment area
      and support monthly & quarterly reporting accordingly
    • Collaborate with M & E team to strengthen systems for M&E of HIV and ensure care and
      treatment (paper tool and/or software) are available and properly used while assuring
      quality data, reporting and using M&E for effective program management at all CHSD
      supported sites
  • To ensure timely collection and submission of national HIV services and program data – as well
    as support strengthening of the related M&E systems – in collaboration with the M&E team
  • Lead efforts to robustly analyse and utilize program data to inform plans, priorities and resource
    allocation and write reports, best practices and lessons learned for wider dissemination
  • Collaborates with other Program advisors and grants team in developing and reviewing district
    sub-grantees’ proposals to assure realistic target settings and adequate allocation of resources
    and utilization in compliance with donor’s requirement.
  • Responsible for the timely submission of work plans, reports on activities performed,
    preparation of monthly and quarterly reports or any other report, as required by the supervisor
    and CHSD project management
  • Perform other relevant program related duties as assigned by the Regional Technical Manager

Requirements: Experience, educational and professional qualifications:

  1. Medical Doctor degree
  2. Master’s degree in Public Health or related field is an added advantage.
  3. At least 3 years of experience working in public health programs/ services
  4. Ability to work under pressure and stringent deadlines

 

TO APPLY:

  • Interested candidates should submit an application letter indicating clearly the position applied
    for, a detailed copy of their CV, and names and contact information (email addresses and
    telephone numbers) of three work related referees.
  • Applications should be submitted by Sunday May 19th 2019, to the Director of Human Resource
    through e-mail  or dropped by hand at the MDH Head Office in Mikocheni,
    along Mwai Kibaki Road, Plot No. 802.

Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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About Management and Development for Health (MDH)

Management and Development for Health (MDH) is a not for profit organization in Tanzania
contributing to address public health priorities. MDH works with the Ministry of Health,
Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children; as well as academic and non-academic
institutions to address the problems of Tuberculosis, Malaria, HIV/AIDS, Nutrition, Maternal
and Child Health and to undertake initiatives to advance public health research, education, and
services for improving the lives of people. MDH (Sub recipient) in collaboration with Deloitte
Consulting Limited (Prime) through USAID BORESHA AFYA SOUTHERN ZONE PROGRAM
seeks to recruit a qualified individuals to fill the following positions: