100 Job Vacancies at Management and Development for Health (MDH)

100 Job Vacancies at Management and Development for Health (MDH)

100 Job Vacancies at Management and Development for Health (MDH) “Management and Development for Health (MDH) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization whose primary aim is to contribute to address public health priorities of the people of Tanzania and the world at large. These priorities include: communicable diseases such as HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; Reproductive, Maternal, New-born and Child health (RMNCH); Nutrition; Non-Communicable Diseases of public health significance; as well as Health System Strengthening. MDH strongly believes in and works in partnership with various local and global institutions, Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC); President’s Office Regional Authorities and Local Government (PORALG); donor agencies; academic and non-academic institutions; implementing partners; civil society, community-based and faith-based organizations and others. All job positions require significant field work and travel up to 80% of the time. MDH seeks to recruit qualified individuals to fill vacancies below:”

Project Administration Officer (1 Posts)

POSITION: Project Administration Officer (1 Posts)
LOCATION:        Geita
REPORTS TO:    Finance and Administration Manager

Job Summary:

Project Administration Officer ensures smooth running of an office on a day-to-day basis and manages a team of administrative and support staff including general services drivers. She/He ensures compliance with organization policies and donors’ requirements by performing periodic cost analysis of the organization properties, maintain fixed assets register, participate in stock taking of equipment, stationary etc.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. To manage and make personnel recommendation for decisions on staff under administration division in terms of the recruitment, professional development, performance appraisal, and training needs of the facility, procurement and supply chain department.
  2. To oversees and supervise the daily performance, giving required mentoring and support to improve performance and carry out performance evaluation to subordinates.
  3. To be responsible in preparing, maintaining/revising policies and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on respective departments.
  4. To supervise and oversee procurement processes that include but not limited to the requisitioning, quotation search, evaluation, selection, delivery, inspection and verification of goods and services.
  5. To represent department at various meetings with administration, external agencies, professional organizations, and other groups.
  6. To review, analyse, research and recommend to the management on cost cut and cost savings strategies in order to realize more targets and increase operational efficiency.
  7. To develop procurement plan on a regular basis based on work plan and budgets and ensures that procurement for program and operations are executed within the approved budget and timely with full compliance with organization and donors’ requirements.
  8. To maintain fixed asset register, participate in stock taking and analyze and reconcile variances.
  9. To perform periodic cost analysis of the organization properties.
  10. To oversee projects stock levels to avoid out of stock situation and promotes best practices
  11. To oversee fleet utilization, timely maintenance and repair
  12. To ensure office building is maintained in good condition at all times
  13. To maintain MDH Geita store through receiving, issuing, keeping records and reporting.
  14. To perform any other related activity as may be assigned by the supervisor.

 

Required Qualifications: Education, work experience and skills:

  1. Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma in Business Administration or related field.
  2. At least five (5) years of experience in operation, administration or logistics in a recognized organization.
  3. Experience in managing facility and program logistics in donor funded projects.
  4. Good communications skills with fluency in spoken and written English and Kiswahili.
  5. Computer software applications working experience such as MS Word and Excel.
  6. Ability to plan, develop and work both independently and as part of a team.
  7. A person of high-level integrity and honesty.
  8. Hardworking and ready to work under pressure to meet deadlines.

Finance Officer (2 posts)

POSITION: Finance Officer (2 posts)
LOCATION:        Geita & Tabora
REPORTS TO:    Finance and Administration Manager

Job Summary

The Finance Officer is responsible for the day-to-day tasks in the Finance Department. She/He is responsible for administration of financial transactions including entering data into the system, updating financial records, processing invoices and preparing various Finance reports.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. To process duly approved disbursements of both cash and banking adherence to policy and procedures.
  2. To ensure that all payment requisitions are complete with all the necessary support documentation such as pro-forma invoices/bids, local purchase order, selection minutes, delivery notes, tax invoices, etc. before making payment. Also, ensuring that all payments are properly coded and cancelled by PAID stamp.
  3. To record and post all approved financial transactions into the accounting system
  4. To make and process advance payments including but not limited to travel advances, sub contractors/grantee advances, etc.
  5. To ensure office costs are identified and correctly apportioned and charged to the respective projects/donors and other costs centres.
  6. To perform day to day banking activities and report and highlight items of attentions to the management.
  7. To maintain accounting records and filling them in an appropriate manner.
  8. To assist in budgeting preparation process for the program and assist out in preparation of monthly and quarterly expenditure reports.
  9. To prepare payroll accurately, timely and efficiently as approved ensuring compliance with internal guidance and laid down policies & procedures.
  10. To prepare monthly statutory returns e.g. PAYE and Statutory contributions in a timely and accurate manner and to ensure all filing is appropriately done.
  11. To prepare and follow up tax exemption processes for the organization, Management and Development for Health. Prepare MDH annual returns for filing with TRA
  12. To ensure adherence to accounting and financial standards as per IPSAs, IFRS, ISA and Tanzania legislation, with comprehensive internal policies and procedures.
  13. To perform any other task as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Requirements: Education, work experience and skills:

  1. Bachelor Degree in Business, Finance, Administration or Accounting.
  2. At least three (3) years’ experience in Finance or related function job.
  3. Professional qualification would be an added advantage.
  4. Knowledge and experience on accounts payable, receivable, cash, bank, and maintaining general ledger.
  5. Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing financial and accounting information.
  6. Ability to maintain confidentiality concerning financial and employees/vendors files.
  7. Practical knowledge and skills in Payroll preparations.
  8. Excellent interpersonal skills, bookkeeping skills, attention to details.
  9. Skills in running accounting software and the general computer literacy.
  10. Ability to manage time and observing deadlines.
  11. Honest and trustworthy, respectful and depicting sound work ethics.

Compliance Officer (2 Posts)

POSITION: Compliance Officer (2 Posts)
LOCATION:        Dar es Salaam
REPORTS TO:    Compliance Manager

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Compliance Manager, the Compliance Officer Monitors adherence and works in the organization to remediate incidents of non-compliance; Conduct reviews of organizational practices and operations in order to assess adherence to policies and regulations and, consults with others to identify root causes of non-compliance events. She/He is responsible for ensuring that MDH complies with its outside regulatory requirements and internal policies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. To perform risk assessments to understand risk level, significance and scope.
  2. To keep up to date with, and understand, relevant laws and regulations.
  3. To monitor compliance with laws, regulations and internal policies.
  4. To ensure that your findings are recorded and followed up with management so that issues can be rectified.
  5. To educate employees on not only the regulations, but also the impact on the organisation if these aren’t complied with and investigate irregularities and non-compliance issues.
  6. To report back to business functions on current risk and compliance performance and highlight or escalate areas of concern.
  7. To contribute to robust and effective compliance controls within the organization, to review marketing materials, presentations and websites to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  8. To assist in the gathering of internal information in response to regulatory requests and to perform various general administrative duties (such as file creation and maintenance of ongoing administrative projects).
  9. To collaborate with other departments to create a culture of compliance, to assist in evaluation of the effectiveness and efficiency of internal control systems and in conducting risk assessment.
  10. To assist in preparation of annual audit plans plan and tailored audit programs, execution of annual audit plan based on audit guidelines and assist in periodic assessment of reliability of financial information.
  11. To perform sites-based physical verifications and financial sport check procedures as well as perform specific compliance check on regular subgrantees financial reports.
  12. To act as custodian of compliance unit client’s files to ensure temporary and permanent information is well secured and easily accessible during and after engagements.
  13. To assist in performance of special reviews/ investigation based on specific terms of reference as well as in provision of technical assistance and capacity building to MDH-Staff and sub-grantees.
  14. To make follow-up on implementation of internal and external review or audit findings.
  15. To participate in developing innovative solution to help MDH or subgrantees response to any identified strategic, operational or compliance challenges/opportunity.
  16. To perform any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.

Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills:

  1. Bachelor Degree in Commerce/Accounting or Finance or Bachelor of Accounting and/or Finance with Information Technology, Business information system, or equivalent.
  2. Excellent English language skills (written, reading and spoken).
  3. Minimum of two (2) years’ experience with an NGO set up in Tanzania.
  4. Excellent writing, reasoning, organizational and analytical skills.
  5. Capacity building experience including training and skills development.
  6. Ability to prioritize own workload and work with minimal supervision.
  7. Must be IT/Computer literate conversant with, Microsoft Office i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, and other hand-held devices (Advanced certificate in excel is added advantage).
  8. Ability to work both independently under minimal supervision and in a team.
  9. Ability to travel frequently.

Prevention Officer (3 Posts)

POSITION: Prevention Officer (3 Posts)
LOCATION:        Dar es Salaam
REPORTS TO:    Regional Program Manager (RPM)/ Regional Clinical and SI Manager (RCSIM)

 

Job Summary:

The Prevention Officer (PO) will be responsible to ensure that MDH supported health facilities (HFs) meet national and PEPFAR standards on the recommended HIV prevention and related services. She/He will coordinate implementation of all MDH supported prevention services in collaboration with Regional/Council Health Management Team (R/CHMT) and other key stakeholders. These services include: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), Gender Based Violence (GBV) and Violence against children (VAC) prevention, Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP), Cervical Cancer Screening and Prevention (CECAP), Medically Assisted Treatment (MAT), Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) services, adolescent and youth friendly services (AYFS), Sexual Transmitted Infections (STIs) Management, Family Planning (FP) and others.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. To work with and support R/CHMTs and HFs in the provision and scale up of recommended prevention services including:
  • Identifying skills gaps and support capacity building of Health Care Providers (HCPs) through training, mentorship, CMEs and other modalities per national guidelines.
  • Support provision of minimum package of prevention services across supported HFs.
  • Coordinate demand creation activities for recommended prevention services to target priority population through sensitization meetings, SBCC, IEC materials and others.
  • Support monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) of prevention services including data collection, quality assurance, analysis, reporting and data utilization.
  1. To contribute towards development, review and dissemination of national guidelines, SOPs, job aids, IECs, training manuals, M&E and others tools for prevention services.
  2. To contribute towards developing work-plans, budgets and reports related to MDH’s prevention activities and services.
  3. To provide technical advice to her/his RPM/RCSIM, R/CHMTs on all prevention programming, activities and services.
  4. To participate in analysis, documentation and dissemination of MDHs’ prevention work through writing abstracts, posters, manuscripts, policy briefs, conference presentation and others.
  5. To contribute towards expanding MDH’s portfolio in supporting comprehensive prevention services through participating in writing grants and operational research proposals.
  6. To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

 

Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills:

  1. Bachelor Degree or Diploma in Medicine, Nursing or other related health field.
  2. Master’s degree in a health-related field will be an added advantage.
  3. At least three (3) years of experience working in PEPFAR HIV/AIDS Programs.
  4. Demonstrable competencies in HIV prevention programming, services and research.
  5. Experience working with R/CHMTs, HFs and HCPs on health programs and services.
  6. Fluent in both written and oral English and Swahili languages.

Community District Data Officer (16 Posts)

POSITION: Community District Data Officer (16 Posts)
LOCATION:        Geita, Kagera, Tabora & Dar es Salaam
REPORTS TO:    Community Project Manager

Job Summary:

The Community District Data Officer is responsible to oversee overall community data collection, analysis, and reporting. She/He is responsible to oversee data officers, community volunteers in the district including providing continuous support and mentorship on data entry and submission.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. To develop, modify and maintain database entry and cleaning programs in the respective district.
  2. To develop data input controls, range and logic checks, and other data management processes based on input from other team members.
  3. To ensure the accuracy of data entry and collaborate with program staff to resolve data entry issues.
  4. To design, modify, generate, and maintain database reports in collaboration with regional community data manager.
  5. To train data entry team and volunteers in the use of both mobile and desktop data entry and cleaning programs.
  6. To adopt and enforce standard operating procedures for QA/QC, evaluation of data entry accuracy, and work performance of the field data team staff members.
  7. To develop relevant knowledge and skills through training and self-study; remain current on new trends in DBMS; and inform program development management.
  8. To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

 

Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills:

  1. Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Health Informatics, Statistics or related field.
  2. A minimum of three (3) years’ experience working with data management systems in the community HIV/AIDS program settings.
  3. Experience with National HIV M&E system especially CTC-2, CTC3 and paper-based M&E tools (CTC-2, HTS registers).
  4. Strong knowledge in PEPFAR reporting system (DATIM) and MER indicators.
  5. Demonstrated experience with use and manipulation of mobile data collection tools such as open data kit (ODK), Commcare and Kobo toolbox.
  6. Working knowledge on intermediate excel tools such as pivot tables, COUNTIF and SUMIF functions.
  7. Working experience with various data analytic applications such as STATA and R.
  8. Ability to communicate fluently in both English and Kiswahili.
  9. Ability to work both individually and as part of a team with minimal supervision.

District Data Officer (DDO) (8 posts)

POSITION: District Data Officer (DDO) (8 posts)
LOCATION:        Kagera and Dar es Salaam
REPORTS TO:    District Project Manager

Job Summary:

District Data Officer (DDO) is a key person in the district to ensure Afya Kwanza data collection, organization, reporting and use. She/He is responsible for maintaining databases in all facilities including troubleshooting challenges reported by Data officers. DDO oversees and supports Data officers to undertake their routine tasks on day to day basis.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. To develop, modify, and maintain databases in the respective district.
  2. To develop data input controls, range and logic checks, and other data management processes based on input from other team members.
  3. To ensure the accuracy of data entry and collaborate with study-specific data supervisors to resolve data entry issues.
  4. To design, modify, generate, and maintain database reports using Microsoft Access in collaboration with other District Data Officers.
  5. To train data team in the use of data entry and cleaning programs.
  6. To train Data Supervisors to develop and implement ad hoc queries; and provide them with technical assistance in running data cleaning programs, to resolve discrepancies in data entry.
  7. To perform programming work to manipulate and clean data, create variables and format libraries, develop queries for data cleaning, and prepare analysis datasets; analyse and tabulate data; and create graphic representations of statistical information.
  8. To work with Data Supervisors to develop standard operating procedures for QA/QC, do evaluation of data entry accuracy, and work performance of the data team staff members.
  9. To monitor district progress on weekly basis and work with district project manager to report on weekly and monthly district performance.
  10. To mentor facility staff on data analysis and reporting to ensure data driven decision making.
  11. To develop relevant knowledge and skills through training and self-study; remain current on new trends in DBMS; and inform program development management.
  12. To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by supervisor.

Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills:

  1. Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma in Computer Science, Statistics or related field.
  2. At least two (2) years of experience in data management and or programming.
  3. Able to work with MS Access and Visual Basic or Visual Basic for Applications (VBA).
  4. Good in both oral and written English and Kiswahili.
  5. Able to work independently and in a team.
  6. Able to generate reports from various data bases.
  7. Experience in working in donor funded programs and clinical research trials will be an added advantage.

District Data Officer (DDO) (8 posts)

POSITION: District Data Officer (DDO) (8 posts)
LOCATION:        Kagera and Dar es Salaam
REPORTS TO:    District Project Manager

Job Summary:

District Data Officer (DDO) is a key person in the district to ensure Afya Kwanza data collection, organization, reporting and use. She/He is responsible for maintaining databases in all facilities including troubleshooting challenges reported by Data officers. DDO oversees and supports Data officers to undertake their routine tasks on day to day basis.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. To develop, modify, and maintain databases in the respective district.
  2. To develop data input controls, range and logic checks, and other data management processes based on input from other team members.
  3. To ensure the accuracy of data entry and collaborate with study-specific data supervisors to resolve data entry issues.
  4. To design, modify, generate, and maintain database reports using Microsoft Access in collaboration with other District Data Officers.
  5. To train data team in the use of data entry and cleaning programs.
  6. To train Data Supervisors to develop and implement ad hoc queries; and provide them with technical assistance in running data cleaning programs, to resolve discrepancies in data entry.
  7. To perform programming work to manipulate and clean data, create variables and format libraries, develop queries for data cleaning, and prepare analysis datasets; analyse and tabulate data; and create graphic representations of statistical information.
  8. To work with Data Supervisors to develop standard operating procedures for QA/QC, do evaluation of data entry accuracy, and work performance of the data team staff members.
  9. To monitor district progress on weekly basis and work with district project manager to report on weekly and monthly district performance.
  10. To mentor facility staff on data analysis and reporting to ensure data driven decision making.
  11. To develop relevant knowledge and skills through training and self-study; remain current on new trends in DBMS; and inform program development management.
  12. To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by supervisor.

Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills:

  1. Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma in Computer Science, Statistics or related field.
  2. At least two (2) years of experience in data management and or programming.
  3. Able to work with MS Access and Visual Basic or Visual Basic for Applications (VBA).
  4. Good in both oral and written English and Kiswahili.
  5. Able to work independently and in a team.
  6. Able to generate reports from various data bases.
  7. Experience in working in donor funded programs and clinical research trials will be an added advantage.

IT Officer Cum Software Developer (1 Post)

POSITION: IT Officer Cum Software Developer (1 Post)
LOCATION:        Dar es Salaam
REPORTS TO:    IT Manager 

Job Summary:

IT Officer Cum Software Developer will be responsible to study existing systems and procedures and develop software applications to automate various MDH programmatic and operations activities. She/He will design and develop software applications based on technical solutions and evolving MDH software requirements.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. To involve in the planning, analysis, specification, design, development, implementation and maintenance of application software systems; to work with senior IT staff and other software users on the definition and specification of requirements; to build, test and modify prototype application software based on detailed instructions; to install and maintains software systems.
  2. To participate in development of the new system that require integration of many interrelated systems and program elements.
  3. To assist in the designing, coding and debugging desktop, web-based and mobile applications in various software languages.
  4. To organize and perform unit and integrated testing, designing and utilizing test bases; assists users in acceptance testing.
  5. To assist in the preparation of technical and user documentation, as well as in the production of training materials.
  6. To provide technical support on troubleshooting and resolving routine software application problem and to install application systems software and hardware according to specifications.
  7. To provide support on software development matters, including security, data integrity and recovery; to assist with needs assessment for new systems (including modifications to existing systems); to perform ongoing reviews with users and developers and respond to requirements; requests, implements, provide operational support and maintain various applications.
  8. To evaluate and perform improvements to support user friendly interfaces and usability to promote users understand and interactions with systems.
  9. To assess software applications to determine effective use of functionality and upgrade requirements.
  10. To perform periodic and scheduled backups of application systems, testing and updating contingency measures in accordance with the MDH’s ICT policy.
  11. To evaluate new technologies and new products and suggesting the improvements to support various organisation business process.
  12. To support in data visualization and data analytics (Business Intelligence) initiatives.
  13. To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills:

  1. BSc/BEng in IT/IS/Computer Science/Computer Engineering or equivalent degree from a recognized institution.
  2. At least three (3) years of relevant working experience from a recognized institution.
  3. Strong understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies.
  4. Working knowledge of various software languages [PHP (mandatory), Java (mandatory), C/C++, .NET, Python] will be added advantage.
  5. Proven knowledge in DHTML, HTML5, CSS & CSS3, Java Script, jQuery, jQuery Mobile, SAPUI5 Photoshop, and Responsive Web Design will be added advantage.
  6. Strong understanding and hands on skills on Object Oriented Design and Analysis (OOA and OOD)
  7. Strong knowledge on MySQL, SQL and Postgre SQL Database Management Systems. Knowledge on MS SQL Server, Oracle and other DBMS will be added advantage.
  8. Possession of a relevant ICT professional certification will be an added advantage.

Retention Officer (RO) (8 Posts)

POSITIION: Retention Officer (RO) (8 Posts)
LOCATION:        Geita, Kagera, Tabora and Dar es Salaam
REPORTS TO:    District Project Manager/ Regional Retention Manager

Job Summary:

The Retention Manager (RO) is responsible for the day to day implementation of MDH’s retention and continuity of care programs and services. She/he work with Council Health Management Teams (CHMT), Health Facilities (HFs), Health Care Providers (HCPs), community program staff, community-based health service providers (CBHS) and other stakeholders to support initiatives and services to enhance continuum of care, as well as prevention and mitigation of interruption of care for patients on ART. These initiatives/ services include enhancing client centered differentiated service delivery (DSD), routine updating of patients contacts and physical address, appointment reminders, management of patient transfers, patient tracking and timely documentation of follow-up outcomes.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. To support implementation and scale-up of initiatives to enhance continuity of care including DSD (multi-month dispensing, community ART), updating patients contacts and physical address, appointment reminders, management of transferring and on-transit patients.
  2. To work with HFs/ HCPs, community program staff and community volunteers to ensure timely tracking of patients missing appointment and updating of tracking outcomes.
  3. To provide technical guidance and capacity building of CHMT, HCPs, CBHS and other key stakeholders on the implementation of continuity of care initiatives and services in-line with national and PEPFAR guidance through training, mentorship and supportive supervision.
  4. To contribute towards dissemination and operationalization of national guidelines, SOPs, job aids, IECs, training manuals, M&E and others tools on continuity of care and DSD.
  5. To support monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) of MDH’s retention program including data collection, quality assurance, analysis, reporting and data utilization.
  6. To contribute towards analysis, documentation and dissemination of retention program outcomes and best practices via abstracts, posters, manuscripts, policy briefs, presentations, and others.
  7. To support efforts to identify gaps in ART retention services and implementation of continuous quality improvement (CQI) initiatives and operational research to address these gaps.
  8. To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

 

Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills:

  1. Bachelor Degree or Diploma in Medicine, Nursing or related Health Field.
  2. At least three (3) years of experience in HIV programming and services.
  3. Demonstrable competency in overseeing ART care, DSD, patient tracking/ retention services.
  4. Experience in MEL, data analysis, interpretation and utilization in the health sector.
  5. Fluent in both written and spoken English and Swahili Languages.

Community ART Officer (CAO) (8 Posts)

POSITION: Community ART Officer (CAO) (8 Posts)
LOCATION:        Kagera, Geita & Dar es Salaam
REPORTS TO:    District Community Services Manager (DCSM)

Job Summary:

The Community ART Officer (CAO) is responsible for the day-to-day field implementation of MDH’s community ART program and services. She/He will work with the Council Health Management Teams (CHMTs), Community Volunteers, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Health Facilities (HFs)/ Health Care Providers (HCPs) and other stakeholders to support provision of recommended community ART services, tracking and continuum of care for patients on ART care.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. To support provision and scale up of community ART services as well as patient tracking and continuum of care of ART patients in line with the program workplan and national guidelines.
  2. To work with HCPs/ HFs to efficiently organize community ART delivery services including enrolment of eligible clients, working with WEO/VEO to secure preferred community locations and ensure effective scheduling and communication.
  3. To support comprehensive community ART outreach services which integrate other essential services including viral load testing, early infant diagnosis, clinical ART monitoring and others.
  4. To work with the Retention team, HFs/ HCPs to support community/home based tracking and returning to care, patients who have dropped out of care and ensure timely feedback.
  5. To support engagement, capacity building and supervision of community outreach volunteers (COVs), expert clients (CECs), HCPs, community-based Health services providers (CBHS) and other stakeholders in the provision of community ART and tracking services.
  6. To ensure efficient linkages and continuum of care between community ART and HF services.
  7. To support dissemination and operationalization of national guidelines, SOPs, job aids, IECs, training manuals, M&E and others tools on the community ART services.
  8. To support efforts to identify gaps in community HIV and KVP program, implementation of continuous quality improvement (CQI) initiatives and operational research to address gaps.
  9. To support monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) of community HIV prevention and KVP services including data collection, entry, quality assurance, analysis, reporting and utilization.
  10. To support analysis, documentation and dissemination of MDHs’ community program outcomes and best practices via abstracts, posters, manuscripts, policy briefs, presentations, and others.
  11. To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

 

Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills:

  1. Bachelor Degree or Diploma in Medicine, Nursing or related Health Field.
  2. At least three (3) years of experience in community HIV and KVP programs and services.
  3. Demonstrable competency in overseeing ART services, patient tracking/ retention services.
  4. Experience in MEL, data analysis, interpretation and utilization in the health sector.
  5. Fluent in both written and spoken English and Swahili Languages.

Community HTS and Prevention Officer (CHPO) (10 Posts)

POSITION: Community HTS and Prevention Officer (CHPO) (10 Posts)
LOCATION:        Kagera, Geita & Dar es Salaam
REPORTS TO:    District Community Services Manager (DCSM)

Job Summary:

The Community HTS and Prevention Officer (CHPO) is responsible for the day-to-day field implementation of MDH’s community HIV prevention and key and vulnerable population (KVP) program. She/He will work with the Council Health Management Teams CHMTs, Community Volunteers, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Health Facilities (HFs)/ Health Care Providers (HCPs) and other stakeholders to support provision of recommended community HIV prevention and KVP services including Index and Mobile HIV Testing Services (HTS), HIV Self Testing (HIVST), Social Network Testing (SNT), Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) and other related services.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. To support provision and scale up of recommended community HIV prevention and KVP services including Index and mobile HTS, HIVST, SNT, PrEP and SBCC in line with the program workplan and national guidelines.
  2. To support engagement, capacity building and supervision of community outreach volunteers (COVs), expert clients (CECs), HCPs and other stakeholders in the provision of community HTS, HIV prevention and KVP program and services.
  3. To conduct routine mapping/ re-mapping of hotspots and target population size estimation for community HTS, HIV prevention and KVP services.
  4. To ensure efficient linkages and continuum of care between community HTS, HIV prevention and KVP services with facility-based services.
  5. To support dissemination and operationalization of national guidelines, SOPs, job aids, IECs, training manuals, M&E and others tools on the community HIV and KVP programming.
  6. To support efforts to identify gaps in community HIV and KVP program, implementation of continuous quality improvement (CQI) initiatives and operational research to address gaps.
  7. To support monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) of community HIV prevention and KVP services including data collection, quality assurance, analysis, reporting and data utilization.
  8. To support analysis, documentation and dissemination of MDHs’ community program outcomes and best practices via abstracts, posters, manuscripts, policy briefs, presentations, and others.
  9. To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

 

Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills:

  1. Bachelor Degree or Diploma in Medicine, Nursing or Related Health Field.
  2. At least three (3) years of experience in community HIV and KVP programs and services.
  3. Demonstrable competencies in overseeing community HTS, HIV prevention, and health communication, including Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC).
  4. Experience in MEL, data analysis, interpretation and utilization in the health sector.
  5. Fluent in both written and spoken English and Swahili Languages.

HIV Testing Services (HTS) Officer (10 posts)

POSITION: HIV Testing Services (HTS) Officer (10 posts)
LOCATION:        Geita, Kagera, Tabora & Dar es Salaam.
REPORTS TO:    Regional HIV Testing Services Manager.

Job Summary:

The HIV Testing Services (HTS) officer works with and supports the MDH RHTS Manager to ensure efficient implementation, M&E and reporting of HTS services in her/his respective region, including coordination of program priorities such as index HTS and focused PITC. She/He is responsible for the field implementation, coordination and reporting of all HTS initiatives in her/his respective region under the guidance of the RHTSM and in collaboration with DPMs and other MDH staff and relevant regional, council and health facility staff.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. To support implementation, M&E and reporting of HIV testing and ART linkage services, under the Afya Kwanza project, and other relevant activities.
  2. To support implementation of initiatives to address key program, donor and national priorities, including index testing, focused PITC, peer-based ART linkage, in line with national guidelines.
  3. To provide TA to the DACC, HTS focal person and HFs in planning, implementation, M&E and reporting of HIV testing and ART linkage services.
  4. To support RHTS Manager to asses and implement initiatives to address skill and resource needs on HIV testing and ART linkage services through supportive supervision, mentorship, on-job training, CQI and other approaches in collaboration with DACCs and HTS focal persons.
  5. To support timely collection and submission of HTS and ART linkage data – as well as support strengthening of the related M&E systems – in collaboration with the M&E team.
  6. To support HTS Manager in writing technical program documents including reports, best practices, lessons learned and other relevant documents, as required by the RPM.
  7. To support and advise the RHTS Manager on all HIV testing and ART linkage issues and perform other relevant duties as assigned by the RHTS Manager.
  8. To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

 

Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills:

  1. Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma in Medicine, Nursing or related field with relevant national registration.
  2. Master’s Degree in Public Health or related field will be an added advantage.
  3. At least two (2) years of experience working in public health programs/ services.
  4. At least two (2) years of experience in design, implementation, management and M&E of HIV testing, ART linkage or related clinical and public health programs and services.
  5. Experience in using CQI, PHE and OR techniques to address public health challenges.
  6. Experience in writing reports, best practices and lessons learned.
  7. Excellent command of Swahili and English languages, in written and oral communication.
  8. Experience in basic computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Power point and internet.
  9. Ability to work under pressure and stringent deadlines.

TB/HIV Officers (6 Posts)

POSITION: TB/HIV Officers (6 Posts)
LOCATION:        Geita, Kagera & Tabora
REPORTS TO:    TB/HIV Manager 

Job Summary:

The TB/HIV Officer works with and supports the MDH RTB-HIV Manager to ensure efficient implementation, M&E and reporting of TB/HIV services in her/his respective region including direct field coordination of key program priorities such as Isoniazid prevention therapy (IPT), intensified TB case finding and multi-drug resistant TB diagnosis and management. She/He is responsible for field implementation, coordination and reporting of TB/HIV initiatives in her/his respective region under the guidance of the RTB- HIVM and in collaboration with DPMs and other MDH staff and relevant regional, council and health facility staff.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. To support implementation, M&E and reporting of TB-HIV services under the Afya Kwanza project, as well as other relevant activities.
  2. To support implementation of initiatives to address key program, donor and national priorities – such as intensive TB screening and case finding among PLHIVs and IPT- in line with national guidelines.
  3. To provide TA to the DACC, DTLC and HFs in planning, implementation, M&E and reporting of TB- HIV services.
  4. To support RTB-HIV Manager to assess and implement initiatives to address skill and resource needs in TB-HIV services through supportive supervision, mentorship, on-job training, CQI and other approaches in collaboration with R/DTLC.
  5. To support timely collection and submission of TB-HIV data – as well as support strengthening of the related M&E systems – in collaboration with the M&E team.
  6. To support RTB-HIV Manager in writing technical program documents including reports, best practices, lessons learned and other relevant documents.
  7. To support and advise the RTB-HIV Manager on all TB-HIV issues and perform other relevant duties as assigned by the RTB-HIV Manager.
  8. To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

 

Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills:

  1. Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma in Medicine, Nursing or related field with relevant national registration.
  2. Master’s Degree in Public Health or related field will be an added advantage.
  3. At least two (2) years of experience working in public health programs/ services.
  4. At least two (2) years of experience in design, implementation, management and M&E of TB-HIV or related clinical and public health programs and services.
  5. Experience in using CQI, PHE and OR techniques to address public health challenges.
  6. Experience in writing reports, best practices and lessons learned.
  7. Excellent command of Swahili and English languages, in written and oral communication.
  8. Experience in basic computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Power point and internet.
  9. Ability to work under pressure and stringent deadlines.

Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Officers (7 Posts)

POSITION: Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Officers (7 Posts)
LOCATION:        Geita, Kagera, Tabora & Dar Es Salaam
REPORTS TO:    Regional Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Manager

 Job Summary:

The Maternal and Child Health (MCH) officer works with and supports the MDH RMCH Manager to ensure efficient implementation, M&E and reporting of reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH) services in her/his respective region, including pediatric, adolescent and youth HIV prevention, testing, care and anti-retroviral treatment services. She/He is responsible for the field implementation, coordination and reporting of all MCH initiatives in her/his respective region under the guidance of the RMCHM and in collaboration with DPMs and other MDH staff and relevant regional, council and health facility staff.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. To support the Regional MCH Manager in implementation, M&E and reporting of PMTCT, EID, Paediatric ART and RMNCH services under the Afya Kwanza project, in line with project work plan.
  2. To support implementation of initiatives to address key program, donor and national priorities – such as index HIV testing, Option B+, male involvement, tracking of mother-infant pairs, follow-up of EID results and accelerating children’s treatment (ACT) – in line with national guidelines.
  3. To provide TA to the DACC, DRCHCo, RCH In-charges and HCPs in planning, implementation, M&E and reporting of PMTCT, EID, Paediatric ART and related RMNCH programs and services.
  4. To support RMCH Manager to asses and implement initiatives to address skill and resource needs in PMTCT, EID, Paediatric ART & RMNCH services through supportive supervision, mentorship, on-job training, CQI and other approaches in collaboration with DACC, DRCHCo and RCH-Incharges.
  5. To support timely collection and submission of PMTCT, EID, Paediatric ART and RMNCH data as well as support strengthening of the related M&E systems – in collaboration with the M&E team.
  6. To support the RMCH Manager in writing technical program documents including, reports, best practices, lessons learned and other relevant documents.
  7. To support and advise RMCH Manager on all PMTCT, EID, Paediatric ART and RMNCH issues and perform other relevant duties as assigned by the RMCH Manager.
  8. To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

 Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills:

  1. Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma in Medicine, Nursing or related field with relevant national registration.
  2. Master’s Degree in Public Health or related field will be an added advantage.
  3. At least two (2) years of experience working in public health programs/ services.
  4. At least two (2) years of experience in design, implementation, management and M&E of PMTCT, EID, Paediatric ART, RMNCH or related clinical and public health programs and services.
  5. Experience in using CQI, PHE and OR techniques to address public health challenges
  6. Experience in writing reports, best practices and lessons learned.
  7. Excellent command of Swahili and English languages, in written and oral communication.
  8. Experience in basic computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Power point and internet.
  9. Ability to work under pressure and stringent deadlines.

Grants Manager (1 Post)

POSITION:   Grants Manager (1 Post)
LOCATION:   Dar es Salaam
REPORTS TO:    Director of Grants and Compliance 

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Director of Grants and Compliance, the Grants Manager is responsible for overall oversight and coordination of donor engagement and proposal development. She/He will work with all other staff to develop and submit high quality institutional and high value donor proposals that are aligned with defined MDH priorities, demonstrate impact, and offer value for money. She/He will be responsible to build the capacity of MDH to develop and manage strategic consortium partnerships with other Local and International NGOs and private sector organizations where appropriate.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. To network, update and liaise with key in-country and international donors.
  2. To provide effective coordination for the establishment of proposal development working groups with representatives from key stakeholders within and outside MDH.
  3. To advise programme and programme quality teams, finance, working groups on relevant donor requirements/compliance, potential funding opportunities, changes in donor priorities and ensuring quality grant management for all related projects.
  4. To act as the interface between Finance and Programme quality teams to ensure grant compliance.
  5. To ensure fundraising staff have individual work plans and up to date development plans.
  6. To work closely with all the Funding Affiliates and relevant programme departments to ensure high quality and timely submission of proposals and concept notes, Project Report/Project Progress Reports to donors and funding affiliate.
  7. With support from Directorate team and CEO to identify and facilitate opportunities for relationship building with key donors.
  8. To develop and manage strategic consortium partnerships with appropriate CSOs.
  9. To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills

  1. Master’s Degree in physical science, public health, social sciences, humanities, development studies or other relevant discipline.
  2. At least seven (7) years of experience working with NGOs in a senior programme funding position(s) involving proposal development and donor liaison.
  3. Excellent writing, reasoning and analytical skills.
  4. Capacity building experience including training and skills development.
  5. In-depth understanding of logical frameworks as a tool to develop theory of change and intervention logic.
  6. Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment, often at a distance.
  7. Ability to prioritize own workload and work with minimal supervision.
  8. Ability to lead complex proposal development teams.

District Community Services Manager (9 Posts)

POSITION:  District Community Services Manager (9 Posts)
LOCATION:   Tabora, Kagera & Geita
REPORTS TO:   District Project Manager (DPM)/Regional Community Services Manager (RCSM) 

Job Summary:

The District Community Services Manager (RCSM) is responsible for the implementation of MDH’s community and key and vulnerable population (KVP) program in the district. She/he will work with the Council Health Management Teams CHMTs, Community Volunteers, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Health Facilities (HFs) and other stakeholders to support provision of recommended community HIV prevention, ART and KVP services including Index and Mobile HIV Testing Services (HTS), HIV Self Testing (HIVST) and Social Network Testing (SNT); Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP); Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC), community ART, patient tracking and continuity of care and other services.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. To work with and support CHMTs, in the provision and scale up of recommended community HIV prevention and KVP services including Index and mobile HTS, HIVST, SNT, PrEP, SBCC, community ART, and patient tracking and continuity of care.
  2. To support the DPM in the implementation, monitoring and reporting of the district workplan and ensure efficient linkages and continuum of care between community HIV and KVP services with facility-based services.
  3. To provide technical guidance and capacity building to other community program staff, CHMT, CSOs and other stakeholders on the provision of community HIV prevention, ART and KVP services in-line with national and PEPFAR guidance.
  4. To support dissemination and operationalization of national guidelines, SOPs, job aids, IECs, training manuals, M&E and others tools on the community HIV and KVP programming.
  5. To support monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) of MDH’s community program including data collection, quality assurance, analysis, reporting and data utilization.
  6. To work with CHMTs to conduct routine district feedback meetings with key stakeholders to reflect on the community program implementation and outcomes.
  7. To support efforts to identify gaps in community HIV and KVP program, and implementation of continuous quality improvement (CQI) initiatives and operational research to address gaps.
  8. To support analysis, documentation and dissemination of MDHs’ community program outcomes and best practices via abstracts, posters, manuscripts, policy briefs, presentations, and others.
  9. To contribute towards expanding MDH’s portfolio in HIV and other public health programs through writing grants and operational research proposals.
  10. To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills:

  1. Bachelor Degree in Medicine, Nursing or Related Health Field.
  2. Master’s degree in public health, community development or related is an added advantage.
  3. At least three (3) years of experience working in community HIV and KVP programs and services.
  4. Demonstrable leadership experience in public health programs and services with competencies in supervising individuals and teams to deliver intended outcomes.
  5. Experience in Health Communication and Prevention programming including Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC).
  6. Experience in MEL, data Analysis, Interpretation and Utilization in the health sector.
  7. Fluent in both written and spoken English and Swahili Languages.

District Project Manager (DPM) (1 Post)

POSITION:  District Project Manager (DPM) (1 Post)
LOCATION:   Kagera
REPORTS TO:   Regional Project Manager – (RPM) 

Job Summary:

The District Project Manager (DPM) is the head of MDH programs and services at the respective council under the guidance of the MDH RPM, CEO and senior management team. She/ He oversees all MDH staff at the council and provides technical leadership and oversight of all MDH supported programs and services under the Afya Kwanza project – including leading implementation, M&E and reporting of key program priorities – in collaboration with other program and government staff at the council, region, relevant ministries and MDH HQ. The DPM is also responsible for managing communication and collaborations with the local government authorities and other key stakeholders at the council.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. To lead and oversee planning, implementation, M&E, and reporting of the Afya Kwanza project work- plan and other MDH supported activities at council(s) level.
  2. To lead implementation of key initiatives to address program, donor, and national priorities – such as index HIV testing, and focused PITC – in line with national guidelines.
  3. To ensure efficient utilization of Afya Kwanza project resources and compliance with donor and government regulations.
  4. 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, M&E, and reporting of HIV and related health programs, including the Council Comprehensive Health Plan (CCHP).
  5. To participate in strategic dialogue with council authorities on project issues on behalf of the RPM.
  6. 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.
  7. To identify, engage and facilitate strategic collaboration with existing and new partners, in HIV and related services so as to maximize impact of Afya Kwanza project activities in the council(s).
  8. To work with the RPM and Grants Officer to develop and oversee sub-grantees plans and budgets, as well as ensure optimum resource allocation and utilization and compliance with donor and government regulations.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. To lead efforts to identify gaps in HIV and related programs and services; design and implement operational research (OR), PHEs, secondary data analyses and CQI initiatives to address the gaps.
  12. To implement and manage capacity building program, for HIV and related service providers; capitalizing on supportive supervision, mentorship, and on-job training.
  13. To supervise program staff in respective council(s).
  14. To actively participate in writing technical program documents including project proposals, work- plans, reports, best practices, lessons learned and other relevant documents, as required by the RPM.
  15. To support and advise the RPM on Afya Kwanza program implementation and related issues in her/his respective council(s) and perform other relevant duties as assigned by the RPM.
  16. To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills

  1. Bachelor Degree in Medicine with current Medical Council of Tanzania registration.
  2. Master’s degree in Public Health or related field is an added advantage.
  3. At least three (3) years of experience working in public health programs/ services.
  4. At least three (3) years of experience in design, implementation, management and M&E of HIV or related clinical and public health programs and services.
  5. Experience in using CQI, PHE and OR techniques to address public health challenges.
  6. Excellent command of Swahili and English languages, in written and oral communication.
  7. Experience in basic computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Power point and internet.
  8. Ability to work under pressure and stringent deadlines.

Regional Community Data Manager (1 Post)

POSITION: Regional Community Data Manager (1 Post)
LOCATION: Head Office – Dar es Salaam
REPORTS TO:    Regional Project Manager

 Job Summary:

The Regional Community Data Manager is responsible to oversee data management activities in the community program of respective region. S/he is responsible to maintain and update all supported databases, train and mentor community district data officers, and communicate all database challenges to Senior Data Manager. S/he is also responsible to build capacity for program staff in data manipulation and translation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. To develop and maintain a core database and associated data entry and analysis applications.
  2. To design, implement and maintain a database management system using SQL, SAS and Microsoft Access.
  3. To manage and support the Ministry of Health CTC-2 database and other ad hoc databases geared to improve community data collection and reporting.
  4. To perform and/or oversee software and application development, installation, and upgrades.
  5. To train community data officers to develop and implement ad hoc queries; and provide them with technical assistance in running data cleaning programs, to resolve discrepancies in data entry.
  6. To train staff on the current software applications and data related issues.
  7. To develop and maintain software applications using respective programming language
  8. To support coordination of community data management, quality control, analysis and report writing.
  9. To perform programming to manipulate and clean data, create variables and format libraries, develop queries for data cleaning, and prepare analysis datasets; analyse and tabulate data; and create graphic representations of statistical information.
  10. To support the development of supportive supervision and data auditing guidelines for community data recording and reporting systems.
  11. To coordinate the support and mentorship to districts and community teams on data management processes.
  12. To develop and conduct various training and instruction for system users on operating systems, relational databases, and other applications.
  13. To produce all relevant reports timely that is required by the organization, donors and the MoH.
  14. To coordinate appropriate documentation of all activities performed in the SI unit.
  15. To perform any other related duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills

  1. Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Health Informatics, Database Development or Management of Data Systems.
  2. Additional training in statistics or public health will be an added advantage.
  3. A minimum of five (5) years of experience working at a mid-level position for data systems especially in HIV care and treatment in the community settings.
  4. Experience with National HIV M&E system especially CTC-2, CTC3 and paper-based M&E tools (CTC-2, HTS registers).
  5. Experience designing and implementing additional M&E systems to complement community data collection.
  6. Strong knowledge in PEPFAR reporting system (DATIM) and MER indicators.
  7. Working knowledge of various software languages [PHP (mandatory), Java (mandatory), C/C++, .NET, Python] will be added advantage.
  8. Demonstrated experience with development of and management of mobile data collection tools such as open data kit (ODK), Commcare and Kobo toolbox.
  9. Strong knowledge on advanced excel tools such as power pivot, VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, Power query and What if functions.
  10. Experience with various data analytic applications such as SAS, STATA and R.
  11. Ability to communicate fluently in both English and Kiswahili.
  12. Ability to work both individually and as part of a team with minimal supervision.

Regional Retention Manager (2 Posts)

POSITION: Regional Retention Manager (2 Posts)
LOCATION: Geita & Kagera
REPORTS TO: Regional Clinical and Strategic Information Manager (RCSIM)

Job Summary:

The Regional Retention Manager (RRM) is responsible for the overall leadership of MDH’s retention and continuity of care services in the region. She/he will oversee initiatives and services to enhance continuum of care as well as prevention and mitigation of interruption of care for patients on ART, in collaboration with Regional and Council Health Management Teams (R/CHMTs), Health Facilities (HFs)/ Health Care Providers (HCPs), community program staff, community health service providers (CBHS) and other stakeholders. These initiatives/ services include enhancing client centered differentiated service delivery (DSD), routine updating of patients contacts and physical address, appointment reminders, management of patient transfers, patient tracking and timely documentation of follow-up outcomes.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Lead planning, implementation, oversight and reporting of MDH’s regional retention work-plan and ensure synergies with other MDH programs/ services.
  2. Oversee implementation and scale-up of initiatives to enhance continuity of care including DSD (multi-month dispensing, community ART), updating patients contacts and physical address, appointment reminders, management of transferring and on-transit patients.
  3. Work with HFs/ HCPs, community program staff and community volunteers to ensure timely tracking of patients missing appointment and updating of tracking outcomes.
  4. Provide technical guidance and need-based capacity building of program staff, R/CHMTs, HCPs and other key stakeholders on the implementation of MDH’s retention program in-line with national and PEPFAR guidance through training, mentorship and supportive supervision.
  5. Contribute towards development, review and dissemination of national guidelines, SOPs, job aids, IECs, training manuals, M&E and others tools on continuity of care and DSD.
  6. Lead monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) of MDH’s retention program including data collection, quality assurance, analysis, reporting and ensure data-driven programming.
  7. Lead analysis, documentation and dissemination of MDHs’ retention program outcomes and best practices via abstracts, posters, manuscripts, policy briefs, presentations, and others.
  8. Lead efforts to identify gaps in ART retention services, design and implement continuous quality improvement (CQI) initiatives and operational research to address these gaps.
  9. Contribute towards expanding MDH’s portfolio in HIV and other public health programs through writing grants and operational research proposals.
  10. To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills

  1. Bachelor Degree in Medicine, Nursing or Related Health Field with Master’s degree in public health, community development and/or related field.
  2. At least five years of experience in HIV programming and services.
  3. Demonstrable leadership experience in public health programs and services with competencies in supervising individuals and teams to deliver intended outcomes.
  4. Experience in client centered DSD and continuity of care initiatives and services.
  5. Experience in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL), Data Analysis, Interpretation and Utilization as well as CQI and Operational research in the health sector.
  6. Fluent in both written and spoken English and Swahili Languages.

Regional Community Services Manager (3 Posts)

POSITION: Regional Community Services Manager (3 Posts)
LOCATION: Geita, Kagera & Tabora
REPORTS TO: Regional Program Manager (RPM)

 

Job Summary:

The Regional Community Services Manager (RCSM) is responsible for the overall leadership of MDH’s community and key and vulnerable population (KVP) program in the region. She/he will oversee provision of recommended community HIV prevention, ART and KVP services including Index and Mobile HIV Testing Services (HTS), HIV Self Testing (HIVST) and Social Network Testing (SNT); Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP); Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC), community ART, patient tracking and continuity of care, and other services, in collaboration with Regional and Council Health Management Teams (R/CHMTs), Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), other community stakeholders and Health Facilities (HFs).

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. To lead development, implementation, oversight and reporting of MDH’s regional work-plan on community and KVP services and ensure synergies with other MDH programs/ services.

2. To work with R/CHMTs to support implementation and scale-up of recommended community-based HIV prevention and KVP programs and services including Index and mobile HTS, HIVST, SNT, PrEP, SBCC, community ART, and patient tracking and continuity of care.

3. To provide technical guidance and capacity building to other community program staff, R/CHMTs, CSOs and other key stakeholders on the implementation of MDH’s community program in-line with national and PEPFAR guidance.

4. To contribute towards development, review and dissemination of national guidelines, SOPs, job aids, IECs, training manuals, M&E and others tools on the community and KVP programming.

5. To lead monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) of MDH’s community program including data collection, quality assurance, analysis, reporting and ensure data-driven programming.

6. To work with R/CHMTs to conduct routine regional feedback meetings with key stakeholders to reflect on the community program implementation and outcomes.

7. To lead analysis, documentation and dissemination of MDHs’ community program outcomes and best practices via abstracts, posters, manuscripts, policy briefs, presentations, and others.

8. To lead efforts to identify gaps in community HIV and KVP program, design and implement continuous quality improvement (CQI) initiatives and operational research to address gaps.

9. To contribute towards expanding MDH’s portfolio in HIV and other public health programs through writing grants and operational research proposals.

10. To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills

1. Bachelor Degree in Medicine, Nursing or Related Health Field with Master’s degree in public health, community development and/or related field.

2. At least five (5) years of experience in community HIV and KVP programs and services.

3. Demonstrable leadership experience in public health programs and services with competencies in supervising individuals and teams to deliver intended outcomes.

4. Experience in Health Communication and Prevention programming including Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC).

5. Experience in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL), Data Analysis, Interpretation, Utilization, CQI and Operational research in the health sector.

6. Fluent in both written and spoken English and Swahili Languages.

 

POSITION:  Regional HIV Testing Services Manager (RHTSM (1 post)

LOCATION:    Kagera

REPORTS TO:    Regional Project Manager

Job Summary:

The Regional HIV Testing Services Manager is MDH’s overall regional technical expert in all matters pertaining to HIV testing services (HTS) and programs. She/ He provides technical leadership and oversight of HTS related interventions and services – including focused HTS that employ symptom and risk screening by expert patients prior to HTS, index HIV testing services, HTS among key and vulnerable populations as well as linkage to anti-retroviral therapy- in collaboration with other program and government staff at the region, relevant ministries and MDH HQ.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. To lead and oversee planning, implementation, M&E and reporting of HIV testing and ART linkage services, under the Afya Kwanza project, and other relevant activities in her/his respective region.
  2. To lead implementation of initiatives to address key program, donor and national priorities, including index testing, focused PITC, peer-based ART linkage, in line with national guidelines.
  3. To provide TA to the R/DMOs, R/DACCs, R/CHMTs, HTS focal persons and HFs in planning, implementation, M&E and reporting of HIV testing and ART linkage services.
  4. To conduct needs assessment, on HIV testing and ART linkage services in her/his region, and organize efforts to address these needs -; including capacity building and health system strengthening – in collaboration with the RPM, R/DACCs, R/CHMTs and HTS focal person.
  5. To ensure timely collection and submission of HTS and ART linkage data – as well as support strengthening of the related M&E systems – in collaboration with the M&E team.
  6. Lead efforts to robustly analyse and utilize HTS and ART linkage data to inform plans, priorities and resource allocation and write reports, best practices and lessons learned for wider dissemination.
  7. To lead efforts to identify gaps in HIV testing and ART linkage services; design and implement operational research (OR), PHE, secondary data analyses and CQI initiatives to address the gaps.
  8. To implement robust capacity building programs, for HIV testing and ART linkage services; capitalizing on supportive supervision, mentorship and on-job training in line with national guidelines
  9. To supervise program staff under her/him in her/his respective region.
  10. To actively participate in writing technical program documents including project proposals, work-plans, reports, best practices, lessons learned and other relevant documents, as required by the RPM.
  11. To support and advise the RPM on all HIV testing and ART linkage issues.
  12. To perform any other relevant duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

 Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills

  1. Bachelor Degree in Medicine with current registration from the Medical Council of Tanzania.
  2. Master’s degree in Public Health or related field is an added advantage.
  3. At least three (3) years of experience working in public health programs/ services.
  4. At least three (3) years of experience in design, implementation, management and M&E of HIV testing, ART linkage or related clinical and public health programs and services.
  5. Experience in using CQI, PHE and OR techniques to address public health challenges.
  6. Excellent command of Swahili and English languages, in written and oral communication.
  7. Experience in basic computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Power point and internet.
  8. Ability to work under pressure and stringent deadlines.

HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates for any of the above positions should submit an application letter, a detailed copy of their CV, names and contact information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of three work related referees.

The candidate MUST clearly indicate the Title of the position applied for (as it appears in the advertisement) on the heading of the email. Applications should be submitted to the Human Resource Director through email hr@mdh.or.tz by 30th September 2021. MDH DO NOT have any agents and DO NOT charge any fees to the interested candidates. Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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    0624726640
    Thanks.

  6. I’m JULIUS KAVISHE.. a diploma holder of nursing and midwifery acquired from Dodoma institute of health and allied science, as a nurse i’m interested in enhancing my nursing and midwifery skills. I’m so very interesting to join the MDH Organization
    When necessary, contact me by phone 0769651891. Or 0623146615
    Email address: lesimakawishe22@gmail.com

  7. Am Joram Jesse a degree holder of Sociology acquired from the University of Dar es Salaam. Kindly, i’m interested in enhancing my social and community skills. It is a big pleasure to me and very interesting to join the MDH Organization. Thanks.
    #0744093963
    rwelengerayoram@gmail.com
    Bukoba – Kagera

  8. I’m Oresta Aureusi Mwingira,from Bunju-Dar es salaam Tanzania. A diploma holder of PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION acquired from TANZANIA PUBLIC SERVICES COLLEGE(TPSC) .I would like to work with MDH Organisation in any position that PUBLIC ADMINITRATOR can fit. I’m able to work with a team and achieve the predetermined objectives and goals of the organisation. When necessary contact me by phone 0769346203, 0672775021

  9. Am benson kamugisha france from karagwe kagera incomplete a diploma in pharmaceutical science at decca college of health and allied science am ready to work with you to promote health within our community
    0753972972
    0624163444
    am ready to work with you

  10. Am Edda Philipo, 27years hold. A Diploma holder of Community development in TANZANIA RESEARCH AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE (TRACDI) in Dodoma regional. I would like to work with you in your organization in order to archive organization goals through working as team,

  11. Am Eunice Katumwa Linus.from Bukoba Kagera Tanzania. A diploma holder of Community development acquired from (LGTI) Hombolo Dodoma .I would like to work with MDH Organization that community development can fit.Am ready to work with MDH to promote health in community.I hope my application it will be answered.My Contact 0744073054/0693804443. eunicelinus54@gmail.com

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