Thursday, November 30, 2017

Vacancies at The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Vacancies at The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 19 countries and supporting close to 6,000 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children, and to facilitate access to services for those already infected. Today, because of the highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United States. With a growing global staff of over 2,500 — nine of 10 who work in the field—the Foundation’s global mission is to implement prevention, care, and treatment; further advance innovative research and to execute strategic and targeted global advocacy activities to bring dramatic change to the lives of millions of women, children, and families worldwide.
Under USAID BORESHA AFYA PROJECT (NORTH AND CENTRAL), EGPAF Tanzania is currently implementing   comprehensive Health Service Delivery Award by USAID which focuses on Comprehensive health services delivery for preventive and curative services for FP, HIV/AIDS and TB. Under this project, we are looking for passionate members to join our team in the capacity of Technical officer for TB services.
In addition, EGPAF Tanzania has been awarded funds to implement a four year project aiming at Catalyzing Pediatric TB Innovations (Unitaid Cap-TB project) to reduce morbidity and mortality associated with Childhood TB in three (3) regions (Kilimanjaro, Arusha and Tabora). The project is looking for committed members to join our team in the capacity of Health information System officer, Project Coordinator at EGPAF’s office and 1 Paediatric TB coordinator to be seconded at National TB and Leprosy Program (NTLP) for more detailed Job description and to apply visit the corresponding link below.
Position Details            
Job title: Technical Officer TB services
Reporting to: Senior Advisor TB services
Location: Tabora (1) Dodoma (1).
Roles Summary
The Technical officer TB service is a highly committed, self-motivated and result oriented individual. S/he will support council’s project coordinators and respective CHMTs to translate, coordinate and supervise implementation of EGPAF’s USAID Boresha Afya TB and TB/HIV technical area, towards effective and sustainable implementation. S/he will provide regional  level technical assistance, mentorship and supervision of the EGPAF supported TB and TB collaborative activities, including designing and supporting implementation of innovative approaches to ensure high quality and integrated TB and TB/HIV collaborative activities across the supported councils,  and facilities.  S/he will assure an effective collaboration with various technical officers, regional project managers and Councils project coordinators, while providing guidance and technical assistance to RTLCs and DTLCs in line with the government of Tanzania (NTLP) guidelines. The Technical officer TB services will lead and advise the project office team including project managers and project coordinators on documentation and sharing of best practices in TB and TB/HIV collaborative activities in their respective regions
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Leading and coordinating TB and TB/HIV collaborative activities in the region and councils including planning, implementation, monitoring, documentation and reporting
  • Take a lead in TB and MDRTB case finding including supporting Decentralization of MDRTB services 
  • Support councils to Strengthen TBHIV collaborative activities at council and site levels
Required Qualifications
  • MD or BSC Nursing from recognized  university, Masters degree  will be added advantage
  • At least 3 years of proven experience in program management and implementation of TB and TB/HIV programs in developing countries, including supervision and reporting
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Knowledge and experience in TB and TB/HIV program management
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Creative imagination in designing interventions using Quality Improvement  principles
Position Details Job title: Program coordinator Paediatric TB servicesReporting to:  National Paediatric TB focal person (TBHIV Coordinator)
Location: NTLP office Dar es Salaam
Job Summary
The Project Coordinator Paediatric TB services, is a highly committed, self-motivated and result oriented individual. S/he will work at the ministry of health, (NTLP) to support, supervise and coordinate implementation of all activities related to Childhood TB in the country. S/he will be supervised by the TBHIV coordinator who serves as a National Paediatric TB focal person and receive TA from Senior Technical advisor TB services at EGPAF. S/he will be responsible to ensure that childhood TB services are effectively provided, coordinated, monitored and reported to MOH and donors. S/he will work closely with TB implementing partners, RHMTs and CHMTs to push the childhood TB agenda forward using new innovations in diagnosis and treatment of childhood TB. S/he will ensure childhood Tb services are provided at highest quality according to WHO and national guidelines by creating enabling environment to the regions and through provision of Technical assistance to implementation teams
 Essential Duties and Responsibilities 
  • Coordinating Paediatric TB activities in the country including planning, implementation, monitoring, and documentation and reporting: Under the leadership of National Paediatric TB focal person;
  • Support Cap-TB project regions, councils and facilities to provide high quality services
  • Ensure good Documentation and reporting of national and project TB  activities
  • •Representing NTLP and EGPAF at meetings and workshops related to Paediatric TB
Required Qualifications
  •  MD or /Pediatrician from recognized  university, MPH  will be added advantage
  • At least 3 years of proven experience in program management and implementation of TB programs in developing countries, including supervision and reporting
  • Experience in clinical management of TB in children in resource poor settings
  • strategic ideas into implementation
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Tanzania health system and national Tuberculosis program is essential
  • Knowledge and experience in writing proposals and reports for international donor agencies.
  • Good oral and written communication skills and strong work ethics
  • Good knowledge of basic IT skills including Microsoft word, excel, power point, and outlook and Internet).
  • Creative imagination in designing interventions using Quality Improvement  principles
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects while working as part of a team.
  • Strong ability to think strategically, with equally strong practical ability to translate
  • Excellent oral and written English skills.
Position Details            Job title:   Cap-TB Project Coordinator                            Reporting to:  Senior Advisor TB services
Location: Dar es Salaam

Job Summary
The cap-TB project coordinator is responsible for providing the day-to-day coordination to effectively implement the CaP TB project in Tanzania. He/she will work under leadership and direct supervision of Senior Advisor TB services, EGPAF Tanzania. He/she will also work closely with project coordinator Paediatric TB at the National TB and Leprosy program, as well as other national TB implementing partners. 
S/he will provide country level technical assistance, mentorship and supervision of the cap-TB project supported activities, including designing and supporting implementation of innovative approaches to ensure high quality services across the supported regions. The coordinator will assure an effective collaboration with various technical staff at county and project offices, while providing guidance and technical assistance to RTLCs and DTLCs in line with the government of Tanzania (NTLP) guidelines.
 Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Leading and coordinating Cap-TB project activities in the supported regions and councils including planning, implementation, monitoring, and documentation and reporting
  • Support Cap-TB project regions, councils and facilities to provide high quality services
  • Ensure good documentation and reporting of all project activities
Required Qualifications
  • MD or Bsc Nursing from recognized  university, Master’s degree  will be added advantage
  • At least 3 years of proven experience in program management and implementation of TB and TB/HIV programs in developing countries, including supervision and reporting
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Experience in clinical management of TB/HIV in adults and children in resource poor settings.
  • Training and experience in TB, TB/HIV collaborative activities  and  HIV& AIDS interventions
  • Knowledge and experience in TB and TB/HIV program management and capacity building.
  • Knowledge and experience in writing proposals and reports for international donor agencies.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of the functioning of the country's Ministry of Health policies and care and treatment guidelines.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices governing USG and/or other federal grant programs an advantage.
  • Good knowledge of basic IT skills including Microsoft word, excel, power point, and outlook and Internet).
  • Creative imagination in designing interventions using Quality Improvement  principles
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects while working as part of a team.
Position Summary
 Job Title: Health Information System (HISOfficerImmediate Supervisor: Senior Advisor TB serviceDotted line supervisor :  Senior Manager Health information systemLocation:  Dar es Salaam
Roles Summary:              
The HIS Officer will work as a key member of EGPAF’s Technical team, under the day to day management of the  Senior HIS manager  and the dotted technical leadership of the Associate  Manager SIE of the country office. The HIS Officer will work in close collaboration with other staff members to ensure that all Cap-TB project data well recorded in the system, design and review of different TB record and reporting tool, generate and analyze data and reports and presenting data to end user and monitor and evaluate Cap-TB project activities are performed in EGPAF Tanzania’s cap-TB regions with required standards.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Play a major role in project data management
  • Take lead in Monitoring implementation of the Cap-TB project activities
  • Capacity building to sub grantees as well as EGPAF staffs at project offices
  • Participate in report collection, compilation, and submission to EGPAF Country office, HQ, donors and other stakeholders;
  • Reviewing of all reporting tool used by EGPAF or its sub grantees where necessary
  • Evaluation and use of data of the program to inform management of proper decision making process
  • Support and work with Quality Improvement team to implement activities:
 Required Qualifications
  • A university degree in Information technology, Statistics, Health Sciences or any field providing the essential skills and experience for HIS and M&E.
  • Three or more years work experience in monitoring and evaluation, including experience with M&E tool development at field and reporting levels, the DHIS, data capture and data management programs (Excel, Access, Power BI, etc.).
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Training and experience in Monitoring and Evaluation and the development of M&E tools; preferably of HIV& AIDS interventions or a related field, or otherwise the capacity and motivation to acquire an in-depth knowledge of this field in a short time.
  • Experience in database management, tool development and developing and conducting training.
  • Previous experience in HIS management, program management and reporting; preferably under US Government regulations.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (English and Kiswahili); strong critical thinking, problem solving and attentiveness to detail.
  • Experience with using national CTC2 database and DHIS2
HOW TO APPLY
EGPAF is an equal opportunities employer and the position is open to all. Qualified candidates should submit a CV, cover letter and relevant certificates explaining how the experience detailed in the CV will contribute to the requirements of the position and references to EGPAF.
Submissions to be sent to:
The Senior Human Resource Manager,Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation,P.O. BOX 1628,395 Ursino Park , Mwaikibaki Road, MoroccoDar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Or e-mail: recruitment.tanzania@pedaids.org
Closing date: 06TH December 2017
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.