NAFASI ZA KAZI: UBALOZI WA MAREKANI NCHINI TANZANIA

PHS- Multidisciplinary Quality Improvement (Re-advertised)

CLOSING DATE OF THE POSITION: January 23, 2017

Vacancy Announcement Number: 16/206

OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates/ All sources

WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week

SALARY: Ordinarily Resident (OR): FSN- 10; (Step 1- TZS 51,002,394 through Step 13- 76,503,594 per annum)

Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): FP- 5(steps 5 through 14)*
*Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington.


The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position. The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.


ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS (See Appendix A for definition) MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

The US Mission in Dar es Salaam is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Public Health Specialist- Multidisciplinary Quality Improvement at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION

The Public Health Specialist for Quality Improvement of Multidisciplinary HIV/AIDS services will be an integral member of the Human and Institutional Capacity Building (HICB) team and Senior Staff at CDC Tanzania. Under the supervision of the HICB Branch Chief, the specialist will support the integration of continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities across CDC/PEPFAR and related Government of Tanzania (GOT) programs. S/he will provide a full range of cooperative agreement (coag) Program specialist oversight that includes program management, implementation, monitoring and evaluation to a number of projects conducted by Implementing Partners (IPs) under awarded CDC coags.


MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

A. Agency Advisor and Coordinator of Quality Improvement in Program Services
30% of time

The Multidisciplinary QI Specialist will ensure CDC supported programs provide quality programmatic services across all the CDC programs, including providing technical expertise in addressing QI/QA and SIMS across all the CDC technical areas. S/he will work with the CDC branches to build and strengthen both facility and community based prevention services, laboratory services, care and treatment quality assurance systems and management. S/he will anticipate and plan for linkages between clinical and community services to better meet the needs of women and girls including people living with HIV and AIDS. S/he will work with , PEPFAR technical teams in the design of QI projects; provide direction and identify opportunities for integration and expansion of existing HIV/AIDS, and TB clinical services and coordinate planning of programs through the, PEPFAR Country Operational Plans.

B. Program Management, Coordination and Advisory Functions
40% of time 

Through a health systems strengthening lens, the Public Health Specialist will provide day-to-day management of prevention, care and treatment, laboratory, and SI continuous quality improvement, activities. S/he will provide technical input on annual work plans for IPs; conduct regular site visits to review program implementation and to meet with stakeholders and beneficiaries. The incumbent will also oversee SIMS activities and in collaboration with Branch Chiefs will ensure the CDC Program officers and Partners are in compliance of this requirement. Based on the information collected during field visits, communicate findings and recommendations to the CDC leadership, HIV/AIDS team and, as appropriate, implementing partners and GOT counterparts. The specialist will review performance reports to ensure that IPs are in compliance with bilateral government agreements and with the performance expectations outlined in their work plans and as stipulated in their award(s). S/he will ensure compliance with PEPFAR and CDC policies and regulations and host government agreements. 

The specialist will collaborate with professionals and program personnel in all Mission sectors in the planning, design, budgeting, development, implementation, management, monitoring and evaluation of CDC activities. In the course of the assignment, the incumbent will represent CDC, its activities and programs to senior Government of Tanzania (GOT) counterparts, to other donor agencies, to Implementing Partners, the private sector and the broader USG interagency President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). 

The incumbent supports CDC Tanzania in the assurance of data and service quality through review, assessment and the promotion and coordination of continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities (e.g., data quality audits; DQA). 

The incumbent will support CDC Tanzania in the implementation of Site Improvement Monitoring System (SIMS) for CDC/PEPFAR to ensure CDC compliance as per new OGAC requirements. (S)he is also responsible for SIMS planning, implementation, data consolidation with support from program Administrative Assistants, data analysis and results dissemination to implementing partners and GOT and will utilize systems approaches and methodology to coordinate the ongoing follow up/remediation of issues identified during CDC to ensure SIMS remediation plans are addressed within the specified time. 

The Program Specialist will coordinate with PEPFAR interagency team to ensure a coordinated approach for SIMS is implemented. On regular basis, s/he will communicate with OGAC on all issues pertaining to SIMS as guided by the CDC senior leadership.

C. Monitoring and Reporting and Financial Management
30% of time 

The Public Health Specialist will work in collaboration with the Program Oversight and Accountability TWG to ensure that quality of services across all HIV/AIDS services related performance monitoring and reporting systems are in place and periodic, reliable measures and indicators of program quality and impact are established. S/he will maintain a regular schedule of project visits to partner headquarters and field sites, recommending adjustment to program activities as appropriate. The specialist will collect and monitor QI project performance data on an on-going basis, and prepare progress reports for use within the CDC team and TWG, and others as needed; assess progress in achieving outputs and results and evaluate and assess activities as required. The Specialist will continually work to enhance the achievement of results by periodically reviewing the development context, results indicators, and activity implementation progress, identifying problem areas and suggesting solutions. Additionally s/he will monitor the financial management of assigned activities to identify appropriate and timely funding of activities; monitor program activities to ensure activities are in compliance with CDC financial regulations and report any financial discrepancies to the HICB Branch Chief.





QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
All applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

Education: 
A Master’s degree in Public Health, Quality Health Management, and Health Systems/Admin is required.
Prior Work Experience: 
A minimum of Five years of progressively responsible, professional level experience in a public health-related area is required. Experience must have provided the opportunity for performing project design; program planning and/or implementation work in a quality improvement initiative and or diagnostic systems strengthening is required.
At least two years’ experience in development related work or related fields for international organizations, GOT organization or private sector institutions which include quality improvement and support is required.
Language:
Level IV (fluent) speaking and written communication in English and Kiswahili is required. (This will be tested)
Skills and Abilities: 
Strong competency in computer applications to carry out management and statistical analysis. Ability to apply policy directives to activity design, implementation and monitoring and evaluation is required.
Job Knowledge: 
A comprehensive understanding of quality improvement and diagnostic strengthening initiatives for HIV/AIDS, prevention, laboratory, SI and clinical services in the public sector is required as well as knowledge of development policies, principles, concepts, and practices especially as they relate to quality assurance of clinical and diagnostic services, and to how these relate to public health programs in Tanzania and the region is required.




FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: The complete position description listing all of the duties and responsibilities can be obtained on our website and/or by contacting the Human Resources Office DarRecruitment@state.gov .

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER: 
1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
2. AEFM / USEFM 
3. FS on LWOP**


* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process. Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA:

Management will consider when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.
Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR employees with an Overall Summary rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.
Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Employment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.


HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174), which is available on our website or by contacting Human Resources. (See “For Further Information” above);
Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. resume, transcripts, degrees, etc.)
Copy of Master’s Degree.
For Tanzanian Nationals: Copy of Passport, or National ID, or Voter ID
For Other Nationals: please attach current Resident/Work Permit and copy of valid Passport




WHERE TO APPLY: Effective immediately only online applications will be accepted via DarRecruitment@state.gov

When sending an online application, please indicate the position title in the subject line.
Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.

The applicants who applied earlier for this position need not re-apply.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age(below compulsory retirement age), disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs. The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.

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Public Health Administrative Management Specialist

CLOSING DATE OF THE POSITION: January 23, 2017

Vacancy Announcement Number: 16/305

OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates/ All sources

WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week

SALARY: Ordinarily Resident (OR): FSN- 10; (Step 1- TZS 51,002,394 through Step 13- 76,503,594per annum)

Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): FP- 5 (steps 5 through 14)*
*Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington.

The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position. The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.


ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS (See Appendix A for definition) MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

The US Mission in Dar es Salaam is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Public Health Administrative Management Specialist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION

Job holder provides technical, managerial and administrative advice, coordination and assistance, and recommendations to the Associate Director of Science (ADS), Principal Investigators (PIs) and Activity Managers (AMs) for USG/PEPFAR-funded scientific programs activities at CDC, the Ministry of Health, National Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) and other USG Implementing partners. The goal is to ensure the highest quality and technical accuracy of all scientific products. The job holder works with the Associate Director for Science and Strategic Information (SI) Branch to provide support for development, clearance, and implementation of CDC-funded research, routine program evaluations, surveys, and surveillance projects. This is accomplished by providing program management and coordination, complex technical communication, and administrative support. Critical monitoring of current scientific guidelines on conducting human subjects activities is essential as is monitoring HHS human subjects clearance and approval procedures and processes. This position supervises four staff and is supervised by the Associate Director for Management and Operations.


MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

A. Administrative Management 
70% of time

Provides support for development and implementation of science programs through ensuring strict adherence to current scientific guidelines on HHS, PEPFAR, MOH and NIMR activities related to human subjects’ clearance and approval procedures and processes. Conducts appropriate literature and document searches to ensure study investigators have the necessary background documents and records to appropriately design and develop protocols and scientific information products. 

The incumbent will serve in a variety of capacities, including but not limited to, preparation and submission of protocols and compliance documents, tracking and achieving renewal deadlines, collection and maintenance of research records, study standard operating procedures (SOPs), and consent documentation, review of study proposal to ensure administrative and scientific compliance, and train new staff on regulatory requirements for HHS, MOH, NIMR and USG scientific and ethical program requirements. 

The job holder serves as point of contact (POC) to organize and coordinate relevant information for the ADS office. In liaison with the SI Branch, the incumbent works with partners to ensure adherence to all administrative regulatory reporting requirements stipulated in the terms and conditions in the notice of award. This includes ensuring that all reports such as quarterly and progress reports are submitted in a timely manner. Incumbent will work with partners to ensure that they have the appropriate templates and formats for submission. 

Incumbent will develop and/or improve current systems of maintaining research records and initiate and maintain initial and continuing renewal study approvals from applicable committees, and CDC and NIMR IRBs. In accordance with CDC Operational Policy that requires public access to CDC-funded publications, the incumbent will regularly compile and update DGHT Science Office Publication information website with CDC’s DGHT-supported publications produced by in-country office, and partner organizations, with and without CDC co-authors. 

Incumbent reviews all documents related to scientific activities, study protocols, reports, and information products for completeness. Job Holder develops and updates guidelines and recommendations for cooperative agreement recipients regarding CDC science clearance, reporting and implementation of the various CDC funded studies. This includes preparing monthly and annual calendars of actions related to the management of science activities, providing site visit schedules, routine trainings for staff and grantees, setting deadlines for important actions necessary for science program management conference submission deadlines and other date-sensitive elements. 

Job holder is responsible for the establishment and maintenance of an electronic and paper system that accounts for the receipt and location of all science-related documents such as approved research and non-research determinations, protocols, manuscripts, reports, abstracts, human subjects restrictions etc. In coordination with ADS and team leads, closely monitors science program activities, assuring proper maintenance of program records and documentation, maintaining an inventory of such records and requesting any updates as needed. 

Coordinates with in-country Grants Team, Activity Managers, and Procurement and Grants Office (PGO) to ensure that requests to lift human subject restrictions or redirect restricted funds are processed. In coordination with ADS, participates in the review of scientific information submission requests for extensions and makes recommendations on how administrative and regulatory issues and concerns may be addressed. 

Liaises with partners in preparing for and hosting of technical assistance (TA) visitors and temporary duty staff (TDY). In collaboration with the TDY POCs, develops itineraries and agendas for visits, and works with the Communication Specialist to ensure the necessary briefing documents are available.

B. Supervision 
20% of time 

This position is responsible for the direct supervision of four subordinate administrative positions: 
Project Assistant assigned to Clinical Services and Laboratory Branches
Project Assistant assigned to Prevention and Strategic Information Branches
Project Assistant assigned to Human Institutional Capacity Building Branch and Site 
Improvement Monitoring System Team 
Executive Assistant assigned to the Executive Team 

Assign duties to ensure the proper functioning of the Executive Team and the Program Branches. Coordinates with Branch Chiefs to ensure that program needs are being met. Effectively resolve conflicts arising among staff and provide overall guidance. 

Mentor Staff in order to reinforce motivation, understanding of policies and procedures and to ensure teamwork for successful outputs. 

Assess career development needs, evaluate performance, and address performance issues of subordinates. 

Reports to the Associate Director for Management and Operations (direct supervisor) on a continual basis regarding the state of matters under his/her supervision and provides recommendations regarding changes and improvements.

C. Interagency Coordination 
10% of time 

Incumbent serves as a member on selected technical workgroups that propose and coordinate inter-agency program components and funding levels for HIV/AIDS activities. Recommendations from the technical working groups play a key role in the development of the overall PEPFAR program in country. 

Job holder routinely represents the Agency at administrative and planning sessions called for the purpose of discussion and evaluation of financial commitments for overall HIV/AIDS programs. Such meetings include all USG PEPFAR implementing agencies, host country government officials, and collaborating agencies and organizations. 

Other duties as assigned.





QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
All applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

Education: 
Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Public Health, Management, or Finance, or Master of Public Health or Health Policy is required.
Experience: 
This position requires a total of five years of experience. Specifically:
a) three years of progressively responsible administrative experience in a public health field or a health-related international development organization is required; and 
b) two years of experience that includes direct supervision of staff is required.
Language:
Level IV (fluent) speaking and written communication in English and Kiswahili is required. (This will be tested)
Skills and Abilities: 
Excellent inter-personal skills in order to coordinate with USG and implementing/cooperating partners to ensure mutual cooperation are required.




FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: The complete position description listing all of the duties and responsibilities can be obtained on our website and/or by contacting the Human Resources Office DarRecruitment@state.gov.

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER: 
1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
2. AEFM / USEFM 
3. FS on LWOP**

* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process. Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA:

Management will consider when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.
Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR employees with an Overall Summary rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.
Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Employment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.


HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174), which is available on our website or by contacting Human Resources. (See “For Further Information” above);
Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. resume, transcripts, degrees, etc.)
Copy of Master’s Degree.
For Tanzanian Nationals: Copy of Passport, or National ID, or Voter ID
For Other Nationals: please attach current Resident/Work Permit and copy of valid Passport
WHERE TO APPLY: Effective immediately only online applications will be accepted via DarRecruitment@state.gov

When sending an online application, please indicate the position title in the subject line. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.




EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age(below compulsory retirement age), disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs. The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.

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Chauffeur

CLOSING DATE OF THE POSITION: January 23, 2017

Vacancy Announcement Number: 16/306

OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates/ All sources

WORK HOURS: Full-time; 48 hours/week

SALARY: Ordinarily Resident (OR): FSN- 3; (Step 1- TZS 14,388,405 through Step 13- 21,582,609 per annum)

Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): FP- BB*
*Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington.

The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position. The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.


ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS (See Appendix A for definition) MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

The US Mission in Dar es Salaam is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Chauffeur in the General Services Section.


BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION

Serves as a Chauffeur in the US Embassy motor pool with responsibility for seeing to the safety and comfort of passengers in transit, proper loading and unloading of vehicles and security of cargo when assigned to drive truck. As required, act as a messenger in delivering invitations and other various documents.


MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

60%
1. Operates all terrain and passenger vehicles and flat-bed trucks. Performs routine duties and may act as a messenger in delivering documents or invitations to other embassies, government bodies or associated U.S. Agencies and may be assigned up-country trips. Must communicate in English on the radio anytime he is in the vehicle.

20%
2. Responsible for safety operation and maintenance of Embassy vehicles assigned. Schedule and deliver vehicles to the garage for time-ups. Responsible for proper loading and unloading of vehicles, security of cargo and safety of passengers on transit. Also assist visitors and TDY ers at the airport when necessary.

20%
3. Makes daily appropriate entries on trip tickets and record in the systems through WEB PASS. Immediate preparation of accidents report and advises Motor pool supervisor of any vehicles defects.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
All applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

Education: 
Completion of Primary School is required.
Prior Work Experience: 
Must have three years driving experience from private corporations or government agencies is required.
Language Proficiency:
Level III (good working knowledge) in English and Level IV (fluent) in Kiswahili is required.
Skills and Abilities: 
Class C local driver's license appropriate to drive all types of vehicles and motorcycles is required.
Job Knowledge: 
Must be familiar with local traffic laws and area traffic patterns. Should have thorough knowledge of roads and streets in Dar es Salaam. Must be familiar with simple auto mechanics is required.




FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: The complete position description listing all of the duties and responsibilities can be obtained on our website and/or by contacting the Human Resources Office DarRecruitment@state.gov .

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER: 
1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
2. AEFM / USEFM 
3. FS on LWOP**


* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process. Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA:

Management will consider when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.
Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR employees with an Overall Summary rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.
Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Employment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.


HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174), which is available on our website or by contacting Human Resources. (See “For Further Information” above);
Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. resume, transcripts, degrees, etc.)
Copy of School Certificate.
For Tanzanian Nationals: Copy of Passport, or National ID, or Voter ID
For Other Nationals: please attach current Resident/Work Permit and copy of valid Passport




WHERE TO APPLY: Effective immediately only online applications will be accepted via DarRecruitment@state.gov

When sending an online application, please indicate the position title in the subject line.
Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age(below compulsory retirement age), disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs. The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.

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PHS- Human and Institutional Capacity Building (HICB)

CLOSING DATE OF THE POSITION: January 23, 2017

Vacancy Announcement Number: 16/301

OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates/ All sources

WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week

SALARY: Ordinarily Resident (OR): FSN- 11; (Step 1- TZS 69,442,538 through Step 13- 104,133,810 per annum)

Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): FP- 4*
*Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington.

The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position. The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.


ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS (See Appendix A for definition) MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.


The US Mission in Dar es Salaam is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Public Health Specialist- Human and Institutional Capacity Building (HICB) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION 

Job holder serves public health specialist and principal advisor to the branch chief, responsible for the day-to-day contact for key collaboration processes and issues related to the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) in country, including planning for, implementing, and monitoring the results of the Emergency Plan across the participating USG implementing agencies. Assists the Human and Institutional Capacity Building (HICB) team by providing technical expertise, as well as management and monitoring of the U.S. government-funded policy and systems strengthening portfolio in Tanzania. Job holder shares oversight responsibilities for the development and implementation of public health-related technical HICB program activities that implement or support the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Duties and responsibilities include program planning and development of a broad range of support to health training institutions, professional associations/councils for professional training for clinician and nurses, pharmacists, laboratory personnel, social workers and other selected cadres working with projects led by and organizations-supported by CDC, guidance of HICB branch staff, and grants, contracts and cooperative agreement oversight. Incumbent works closely with the Branch Chief to ensure that all HICB Branch activities contribute to measurable results that are in accordance with agency regulations, PEPFAR strategic objectives, international ethical guidelines and standards for public health care. Job holder reports to the Human and Institutional Capacity Branch Chief.



MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Program Management 
50%
A. Job holder is the principal public health technical analyst and advisor to the HICB Branch Chief in developing and formulating new programs and initiatives that are in accord with PEPFAR public health programs goals, objectives and policies specifically related to Health Systems Strengthening and Strategic Information. This includes playing a lead role in strategic planning, project development and drafting of the HICB Branch input into the technical areas of the Country Operational Plan (COP) for PEPFAR. In the absence of the Branch Chief, incumbent is responsible for: supervision of all branch activities and staff; communication and coordination with most or all other programmatic and operational/administrative branches within CDC Tanzania and in this capacity, the incumbent will report to the Associate Director of programs. 

Serves as project officer for assigned cooperative agreements related to human capacity development and health systems strengthening in Tanzania. Provides guidance and participates with partners in the development of annual work plans for implementation of activities following cooperative agreement awards. Reviews and provides feedback on partner reports. Meets regularly with partners to endure documentation of key action plans and decisions. Monitors implementation and the impact of partner activities. 

Job holder must also stay abreast of changes in the host country public health infrastructure, advising agency management on observed strengths, weakness and opportunities. Specific areas job holder must follow are new levels and trends in health conditions, status of key policies, and legal and regulatory changes that could affect the implementation of PEPFAR-funded programs. Job holder meets frequently with in-country mid- to senior-level host government health professionals and informatics program directors, as well as HIV/AIDS programs counterparts in non-government organizations, private sector, and international organizations to provide guidance on matters pertaining to human capacity development and health systems strengthening. Through these contacts, the incumbent stays informed and up-to-date on public health matters, especially the use of informatics technology to monitor and evaluate HIV/AIDS programs in the country. 

Job holder condenses the information gathered, analyzes in-country needs and opportunities against PEPFAR program strategic objectives and advises senior management on how best to deliver in- country public health products and services that reflect international standards and host country policies and regulations for such programs. Recommendations are made both orally and in writing to PEPFAR inter-agency groups, embassy management and agency mission and headquarters management. 

Job holder takes the lead in managing the life cycle of Human Development and Health System Strengthening PEPFAR programs for which the branch is responsible. This requires close cooperation with implementing and/or cooperative agreement partners, facilitation during implementation, frequent monitoring and, in liaison with the Program, Care and treatment, Laboratory, Strategic Information and Prevention units, evaluating partner performance against desire results that are in accordance with standard guidelines and protocols. 

Job holder ensures that program requirements of the grants, contracts and/or cooperative agreement are correctly followed and according to USG and international HIV/AIDS program standards for patient care. Independently or in coordination with other team leads and/or other experts, the job holder prepares and presents comprehensive program reviews to include recommendations on curtailing or expanding programs and program effectiveness. 

As the primary public health technical liaison, job holder is a key source for keeping host government public health contractors and non-governmental health program counterparts informed about new PEPFAR initiatives, policies and procedures. Job holder provides timely technical updates that are useful to partners and counterparts in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

Administrative Management
25%
Job holder assists in the day-to-day management of the work of the office/branch. This includes providing guidance to the branch staff, which includes health professionals, technicians and support staff. Working in tandem with the Branch Chief, job holder develops orientation/training programs for new employees to ensure consistency of application of grants contracts and implementing agreement procedures. Position delivers training and briefings to new employees, coaches, formally monitors and evaluates progress. 

Job holder provides input in operational management of the branch. This includes budget monitoring, facilities and equipment assessments and purchase recommendations, and re-allocation of office staff to meet peak demand in order to ensure that program goals and objectives are met. 

Incumbent coordinates high level short-term projects with other internal and/or external organizations to meet broad agency and PEPFAR goals. As needed, the incumbent recommends and organizes site visits for high level visitors such as U.S Government Executive and Legislative Branch Officials, interested donors and business leaders. The incumbent liaises with other offices of the Mission, the Embassy, and with counterparts in order to receive the greatest impact from such visits. 

Job holder works with technical specialist in the Operations Management Office to oversee the development, implementation, controlled access, and ongoing maintenance of technical and administrative filling systems for the program. Program files include reports, meeting summaries and minutes, copies of all cooperative agreements, research determinations, panels, awards and sensitive medical data collected for statistical purposes. Whenever possible these records are electronically filed and entered into the reference system.

Interagency Coordination
15%
Incumbent represents CDC at technical, policy and strategic planning meetings, including meetings with collaborators and donor agencies. Sits on numerous ad hoc PEPFAR working groups; in turn, serves as rotating chair of inter-agency PEPFAR working group for Health Systems Strengthening to ensure coordination of Annual PEPFAR/Tanzania Health Systems Strengthening strategy, Country Operational Plan, work plan development, implementation strategies, and evaluation plans for all USG agency HICB Branch activities in Tanzania. Job holder communicates to supervisor and colleagues, both orally and in writing, the recommendations and result of meetings. Job holder serves as the primary liaison between the in-country technical working group (TWG) on Human and Institutional Capacity Building issues and the HQ-based TWGs. Based on the close working relationship with implementing partners, job holder provides technical advice and guidance to headquarters and other agency country teams.

10%
Incumbent will be required to perform other duties as assigned by the agency.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
All applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

Education: 
Master’s degree (or host country equivalent) in Public Health Education or Development is required.
Experience: 
Five years’ experience in program which includes significant responsibilities in human capacity development or health systems development, including one year experience in an international organization or setting is required.
Language:
Level IV (fluent) speaking and written communication in English and Kiswahili is required. (This will be tested)
Skills and Abilities: 
Strong leadership and interpersonal skills to work with all levels of staff in a team setting to accomplish program goals are required.
Job Knowledge: 
A detailed technical working knowledge of administrative, budgeting and fiscal management systems in support of funding mechanisms such as contracts, cooperative agreements, grants and purchase requisitions is required.


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: The complete position description listing all of the duties and responsibilities can be obtained on our website and/or by contacting the Human Resources Office DarRecruitment@state.gov .



HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER: 
      1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
      2. AEFM / USEFM
      3. FS on LWOP**




* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process. Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.



ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA:

Management will consider when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.
Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR employees with an Overall Summary rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.
Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Employment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.


HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174), which is available on our website or by contacting Human Resources. (See “For Further Information” above);
Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. resume, transcripts, degrees, etc.)
Copy of Master’s Degree.
For Tanzanian Nationals: Copy of Passport, or National ID, or Voter ID
For Other Nationals: please attach current Resident/Work Permit and copy of valid Passport.
WHERE TO APPLY: 

Effective immediately only online applications will be accepted via DarRecruitment@state.gov

Applicants MUST follow instructions in the notice on the website.
When sending an online application, please indicate the position title in the subject line.
Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.




EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age(below compulsory retirement age), disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs. The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.

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PHS- HIV/AIDS Treatment Advisor

CLOSING DATE OF THE POSITION: January 23, 2017

Vacancy Announcement Number: 16/304

OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates/ All sources

WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week

SALARY: Ordinarily Resident (OR): FSN- 12; (Step 1- TZS 90,260,155 through Step 13- 135,390,235 per annum)

Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): FP- 3*
*Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington.

The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position. The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.


ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS (See Appendix A for definition) MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

The US Mission in Dar es Salaam is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Public Health Specialist – HIV/AIDS Treatment Advisor at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR).

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION

The position is the key treatment advisor position to the WRAIR Country Director and provides comprehensive public health technical, administrative and managerial advice and assistance in support of treatment activities provided under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The jobholder participates in program management as part of the PEPFAR Tanzania management team and is responsible for developing, implementing treatment programs as part of the USG effort in Tanzania.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

I. Program Management for PEPFAR Treatment Projects 
70% 
Incumbent serves as a public health expert technical advisor for the development, implementation and monitoring of USG-supported HIV/AIDS treatment activities in by taking a proactive role in Treatment initiatives. 

Job holder is the Treatment Program Technical Advisor to the host country Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, TPDF, partners and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in the implementation of Treatment programs and activities through one or more PEPFAR grants/cooperative agreements and contracts, as well as partners funded by the government or Global Fund as indicated. 

Job holder provides technical evaluation of assigned proposals for treatment programs of PEPFAR partners, working with representatives to make sure that most current treatment protocols are included and recommends amendments/approval to supervisor. 

Incumbent provides technical guidance and direction to grantees, program collaborators and contractors on management and implementation of activities to be consistent with PEPFAR policies and guidance and host country policies and regulations. 

Incumbent works closely with host government Ministry of Health, TPDF, international organizations and non-governmental organizations, also private sector providers to make sure PEPFAR treatment programs are being carried out as designed. In liaison with the Strategic Information unit/advisors position develops program evaluation strategies, methodologies and indicators for monitoring programs in accordance with standard guidelines and protocols. Recommends procedural modifications as warranted to align with treatment protocols. Contacts are with medical staff to provide updated information on treatment of HIV/AIDS patients. Deals with high level counterparts in all areas. 

Job holder monitors activities by each partner organization on a regular basis to ensure goals and objectives are being met, treatment protocols are followed. This involves periodic site visits and meetings with representatives of each organization to review progress and provide updated technical information. 

Ensure that treatment courses follow established protocols. 

Job holder makes sure that all partners for which the job holder is responsible and MOHSW medical facilities are following guidelines and best practices and have adequate facilities and staffing. Reviews and gives feedback on all data generated by partners on a quarterly/semi-annual basis. Conducts regular training sessions to ensure staff are up-to-date with treatment protocols. Develops partner specific strategies to address challenges in implementation based on the data reviews. 

Collaborates with local partners to make sure that program results are achieved and that all appropriate programmatic activities and study protocols meet human subject requirements and pass through ethical review with the appropriate agency authority. 

Serves as project officer and main point of contact for treatment cooperative agreements and contracts. Once cooperative agreements/contracts are in place, oversee performance of cooperating partners/contractors, carries out technical reviews, reviews progress, identifies potential issues and informs supervisor, recommending actions for amelioration. The job holder manages cooperative agreements/contracts totaling approximately $20 million per year. 

Jobholder participates in project management as part of the PEPFAR Tanzania senior management team and is responsible for developing and implementing HIV treatment programs/activities as part of USG support of expanded care and treatment services in Tanzania. 

Advises the WRAIR Country Director on treatment maters and coordinates with senior technical staff on all related program activities. 

The jobholder plays the leading technical role in defining strategic vision and managing a portfolio purposed to work with the Ministry of Health, TPDF, contractors and cooperative agreement partners to build laboratory capacity services that will allow the achievement of USG goals in identification of world health risks. 

Responsible for providing technical assistance to external partners to progressively build national capacity: Plans and coordinates training on related laboratory technologies of public health personnel in country. Drafts, reviews and edits laboratory training tools and documents. Develops regional operational plans and activities based on the needs assessment to improve treatment programs supported by WRAIR. 

Job holder monitors implementation activities and collaborates with each partner organization on a regular basis to ensure program results are achieved. This involves regular site visits and meetings with representatives of each organization to review progress. 

Job holder oversees treatment technical aspects in development of the Scope of Work, Funding Opportunity Announcement, Request for Application, or Annual Program Statement and reviews applications, supplemental awards, and requests for extensions for activities under his/her purview. Once grant/cooperative agreement/contract is in place, participates with implementing partners in the development of work plans for implementation of activities and oversees performance of partners Works very closely with implementing partners and other USG staff to coordinate activities—harmonizing treatment activities. All of this is done in conjunction with other in country partners and according to the national laboratory strategic plan. 

Jobholder works very closely with NACP, MOHSW, and TACAIDS. The annual budget for treatment in fiscal year FY 2013 is $20 million. 

Incumbent is responsible for planning and drafting the treatment portion of the Country Operational Plan (COP) each year and working with male circumcision, Counseling & Testing, Prevention and Strategic Information colleagues to ensure that programs are working together to complement support and capacity building. 

Incumbent provides guidance and direction to grantees, program collaborators and contractors on management and implementation of activities to be consistent with USG and international policies and guidance. 

Job holder collaborates with host government Ministry of Health, TPDF, international organizations and non-governmental organizations on their activities to make sure programs are being carried out as designed.

II. Program Administration
15% 
Incumbent is responsible for providing oversight and monitoring the budgets allocated to Treatment implementing/cooperative agreement partners within the job holder's portfolio. This includes reviewing budget requests for appropriateness, monitoring use of funds for adherence to proposed activities; quarterly pipeline reviews/budget status reports, following up on irregular findings, providing advice for realignments of budgets, accruals. 

Incumbent participates in budget development based on WRAIR/host country goals and monitors expenditures during the year. Responsible for tracking all funds and expenditures by PEPFAR treatment program area and submitting detailed financial status reports to WRAIR Country Director. 

Adjusts targets and accruals as necessary and provides appropriate feedback to WRAIR Country Director. This includes reviewing budget requests for appropriateness, monitoring use of funds for adherence to proposed activities, producing quarterly pipeline reviews/budget status reports, following up on irregular findings, providing advice for realignments of budgets and accruals. 

Job holder is responsible for permanent project files management in accordance with WRAIR regulations and in conjunction with the national guidelines, working in collaboration with other USG partners to ensure accuracy and avoid parallel systems. 

Incumbent is responsible for developing evaluation strategies in order to collect data and prepare reports as required on monthly, quarterly, annual basis. 

Manages the data collection process, ensuring personal data integrity and security of information in the reporting databases is carefully guarded. 

Prepares briefings for VIP visitors, participates in making arrangements for visits and serves as spokesman as required on matters within his/her technical expertise. 

Prepares regular and ad hoc reports on progress of each PEPFAR treatment partner activities. Ensures accurate and on-time monthly, semi-annual and annual reporting on WRAIR treatment programs. 

Job holder prepares and occasionally presents briefings for Congressional and Executive delegations, industry leaders and other high-level visitors; participates in making arrangements for visits and serve as spokesperson as required. S/he serves as control officer for site visits for agency and inter-agency PEPFAR senior-level officials. These will be included in regular reports to WRAIR/Washington and ultimately to the U.S. Congress.

III. Interagency Coordination
15% 
As a regional and international expert on matters pertaining to HIV treatment, job holder represents WRAIR/Tanzania technical, policy and strategic planning meetings, including meetings with collaborators and donor agencies. Briefs senior agency officials on the results of such meetings and prepares written reports for submission to other interested parties. 

Represents the agency in discussing and developing financial commitment proposals for HIV treatment programs at administrative and strategic planning meetings. This includes all USG agencies (Departments of State, Defense, and Health and Human Services (including Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Health Resources and Services Administration, National Institutes of Health, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Food and Drug Administration), USAID, and Peace Corps). 

Participates in internal and interagency technical working groups to ensure adherence to internationally accepted/directed standards for treatment of AIDS patients. 

Serves as the primary liaison between the Department of Health and the interagency PEPFAR working group in country on all areas related to HIV treatment. Serves as the primarily liaison between the in-country technical working group (TWG) on treatment and the HQ-based TWGs. Provides technical expertise and guidance to HQ and other country teams. 

Facilitates partnership between implementing partners through daily/weekly collaboration with colleagues and health professionals and contributes to an environment of teamwork among partners and the host government military. 

Communicates regularly (through oral presentations and written reports) with all interested parties: other health team members, the Ministries of Defense and Health, other partners and other USG donors. Submits a monthly written report to the HQ office summarizing progress and deliverables. 

Works to harmonize tools, strategies and reporting formats among partners. In working with partners, reports on and prepares presentations of WRAIR's views, targets and accomplishments. Monitors, provides guidance to and oversees results of programs funded through grants, contracts, cooperative agreements and other mechanisms to accomplish strategic objectives. 

Job holder serves as the in-country WRAIR representative on inter-agency technical working groups (TWGs) for purposes of: 
a) Assessing existing in-country assets and activities aimed at prevention of HIV infection and treatment for those with AIDS; 
b) Developing approaches to strengthening such activities with minimal overlap and unnecessary duplication; and 
c) Ensuring effective coordination of work plan development, implementation strategies, and evaluation plans for all USG agency HIV/AIDS activities in country. 

On behalf of the WRAIR Office, incumbent may participate with other PEPFAR professionals on in-country committees for HIV/AIDS issues. The purpose of such committees is to assess program needs and issues at the local level and develop strategies for communicating these needs/issues to the national level. The committees help to ensure consistency in the implementation of best practices on a national level.





QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
All applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

Education: 
Doctoral level (DrPH, MD or PhD) degree in medicine, nursing, public health, epidemiology, behavioral or social sciences field is required.
Experience: 
Five years of mid-to-senior level public health experience in developing, implementing and evaluating HIV/AIDS treatment programs or other relevant public health programs that involve coordination with an international agency or implementing partner is required. 
One additional year of experience at the managerial level with multiple staff is required.
Language:
English Level IV (fluent) in English and Kiswahili ability is required (speaking, reading and writing). (This will be tested)
Skills and Abilities: 
Strong skills with interpretation of program monitoring and evaluation of data are required.
Job Knowledge: 
Comprehensive knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS treatment is required. Thorough public health knowledge of current HIV/AIDS issues is required. Strong skills in the clinical management of HIV/AIDS is required.




FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: The complete position description listing all of the duties and responsibilities can be obtained on our website and/or by contacting the Human Resources Office DarRecruitment@state.gov .

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER: 
      1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
      2. AEFM / USEFM 
      3. FS on LWOP**




* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process. Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.



ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA:

Management will consider when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.
Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR employees with an Overall Summary rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.
Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Employment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.


HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174), which is available on our website or by contacting Human Resources. (See “For Further Information” above);
Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. resume, transcripts, degrees, etc.)
Copy of Degree.
For Tanzanian Nationals: Copy of Passport, or National ID, or Voter ID
For Other Nationals: please attach current Resident/Work Permit and copy of valid Passport.
WHERE TO APPLY: Effective immediately only online applications will be accepted via DarRecruitment@state.gov

When sending an online application, please indicate the position title in the subject line.
Otherwise your application will not be considered.




EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age(below compulsory retirement age), disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs. The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.

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Source: The Guardian 9 January, 2017
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