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New Jobs at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation Tanzania, January 2018

- January 05, 2018
New Jobs at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation Tanzania, January 2018
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 1,000—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.

Position Summary
Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officers (3 posts)
Immediate Supervisor: Senior Advisor TB services,
Dotted line supervisor: Senior Manager Health information system
Location: Dar es Salaam

Roles Summary:
The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer will work as a key member of EGPAF’s
Technical team, under the day to day management of the Senior Advisor TB
services and the dotted technical leadership of Senior HIS manager 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:

• 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, analysis 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 Statistics, Health Sciences or any field providing the
essential skills and experience for Monitoring and Evaluation
 Three or more years work experience in monitoring and evaluation in donor
funded
projects, including experience with M&E tools 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 program monitoring 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
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Position Details
Job title: Program Coordinator Paediatric TB Services
Immediate Supervisor: National Paediatric TB focal person (TBHIV Coordinator)
Dotted line supervisor: Senior Advisor TB service (EGPAF)
Location: NTLP office Dar es Salaam

Job Summary
The Project Coordinator Paediatric TB services, is a highly committed, selfmotivated
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 5 years of proven experience in program management and
implementation of TB
programs in developing countries, including supervision and reporting

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• 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.

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Job Title: Early Childhood Development (ECD) Coordinator
Immediate Supervisor: ECD Senior Project Manager
Location: Tabora

Job Summary

The ECD coordinator will be responsible for closely follow up of overall Malezi
activities in Tabora region. He/she will be responsible for planning, implementing
and monitoring of Malezi II activities implemented in 82 sites in 3 districts (Igunga,
Nzega and TaboraMunicipal).

The coordinator will be the contact person in relation to ECD activities in the
region working closely with R/CHMTs and EGPAF other projects.
Quality and research being an emphasis of the project, ECD coordinator will
work closely with HIS, Research and implementation teams to ensure good
coordination. Overall, the ECD coordinator will work closely with EGPAF’s other
projects to ensure linkages and integration of services.

Key roles of ECD project Coordinator
1. Lead and coordinate the overall activities of Malezi II in Tabora region including
planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting.
• Coordinate with other project team member and Tabora team to inform the
development of quarterly work plan
• Coordinate with media partner – DMI to ensure that their activities are in
cooperated in the main work plan
• Take a lead to ensure that Malezi II work plan is included into regional and
council’s project plans.
• Compile quarterly and annual report as per developed work plan
2. Support the Malezi II project to ensure provision quality ECD activities
• Work with R/CHMTs teams to ensure existence of support and supervision tools in
relation to ECD activities

• Organize and support roll out of quality CCD training to HCWs& CHWs in their
respective districts
• Organize and conduct joint quarterly supportive supervision visit with CHMTs in
Malezi sites
• Conduct monthly sites visits to monitor quality ECD service delivery in the health
facilities and communities
• Continue providing in house capacity building to the HCWs & CHWs to ensure
quality
CCD provision
• Build technical capacity of project staff based in the field including Community
Engagement and CPCs so they are able to continue supervising and monitoring
implementation planned project activities.

3. Collaborate with MOHCDGEC and other stakeholders on improving ECD services
• Organize ECD/CCD orientation meeting to R/CHMTs so to build their capacity
• actively share project reports and updates with the R/CHMTs as required
• Work closely with R/CHMTs teams to identify potential ECD champions in their
areas
and develop individual capacity building plans.
• Participate in stakeholders meetings happening in Tabora to share project
updates and
progress.

4. Documentation and research
• Work closely with HIS Officer and health facilities to pilot identified ECD
indicators for
documentation and sharing with the ministry



• Ensure accurate data completion and report writing in Malezi sites using
developed tools
• Use quarterly visits to get feedback from HCWs and CHWs on tools and means for
improvement
• Support the Research Coordinator and his/her team on research activities
happening in the project
• Work with CE, HIS and research coordinator to identify any promising trends,
ideas with
potential of documentation.
Representation and Other Duties
• Link with other EGPAF’s projects including Boresha Afya and CIFF to support the
integration of services
• Representing EGPAF at meetings and workshops related to ECD activities in the
region level
• Perform other relevant program related duties as assigned by the direct manager

Required Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in Health, Early Childhood Development or Nutrition; or
related Social
Sciences
• Minimum five (05) years of experience and demonstrated skills in coordinating
and
managing child health, nutrition, and development projects.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• At least two (02) years in a role that involved working with the government at
regional or district levels and other stakeholders.
• Knowledge and experience in child related projects and capacity building.
• Good oral and written communication skills.
• 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 coordinate and work as a team in the organization with an integrated
approach.

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Job Title: Community Engagement Officer
Immediate Supervisor: Senior Manager Community Engagement
Location: Dar es Salaam

Roles Summary
The Community Engagement Officer will work as a key regional cross cutting
member of EGPAF’s technical team, coordinating and providing technical
assistance to respective regions councils` facilities and communities to maximize
comprehensive health services uptake, strengthening referral and linkages across
service areas and retention into continuum of care for improved quality of life of
clients and communities at large.

He/she will be working close collaboration with EGPAF councils project
coordinators across the supported regions, the councils community development
officers, home based care coordinators, community health workers coordinators,
councils HIV/AIDS coordinators, social welfare officers and other community
stakeholders including IPs, CSO and CBOs to support implementation, supervision
and monitoring of community activities that will increase access to health services
at the community including strengthen linkages, referral systems, and client
tracking and implementing community care models to improve access and
retention into continuum of care.

Under the supervision of Senior Manager – Community Engagement and support
from ECD
coordinator, the CE Officer will work closely with councils project coordinators, to
provide
technical assistance to councils community stakeholders in implementation of ECD,
HIV, TB and Family planning, Nutrition activities in the supported program regions,
Councils and health facilities.

Essential Duties and Key Responsibilities
Coordination Community Engagement Activities in EGPAF supported Regions and
Councils
• Work closely with the councils project coordinators and ECD Coordinator to
ensure all
community based supported priority areas are captured in the annual and
quarterly work plans
• Ensure adequate integration of facilities and community based activities that will
increase
identification, enrolment & retention of clients in provided services
(developmental delays,
malnutrition, HTS, PMTCT/EID, ART, TB and family planning).
• He/ she will work closely with Facilities & Community actors (CSO/FBO, support
groups and CHW) in project regions to coordinate facility community based
treatment supportive activities
that increase access & demand of health services provided at health facility and
community

level such as ECD, ART, PMTCT, Family Planning, Adolescents and youth friendly
services, Nutrition, TB and gender services.
• Work with regional managers, councils project coordinators, ECD coordinator and
officers to
facilitate networks and linkages between the sub-grantees with potential
organizations that
are involved in supporting PLHAs (in counseling, child disability, nutrition and
income
generating programs) in the projects’ facilities catchment areas for referral and
linkages of
clients
• Guide implementation being done by community HBC and CHWs services focal
person at
regional, district and facility levels on planning, implementation and reporting of
the
community engagement activities ensuring increased awareness of ECD services,
HIV testing,
referral, enrolment and retention.
• In collaboration with CHMT, engage community actors to support health facilities
to improve community based treatment supportive services to improve treatment adherence
and clinic attendance. This includes using opportunity through ECD activities to facilitate
testing and adherence.

• Work with Coordinators (CHAC, DCBHSC, Supervisors, active CSO) to coordinate
the CHW and lay counselors effort to attain maximum output through their
community based activities Capacity building, supervision and Monitoring of
Community engagement implementation
• In collaboration with CPCs, oversee and support CHMTs to implement community
based programs activities to enable clients’ particularly vulnerable population access
ECD, HIV, TB and Family planning services through demand creation campaigns
• Build the capacity of CHMTs in the development of work plans, and council
budgets and monitor implementation of planned activities through health facilities

• Conduct trainings for community volunteers (CHWs, lay counselors, Home based
care providers, home based care supervisors) in the project areas like Care for Child
Development (CCD), HIV community family Planning, TB and home based HIV testing services.
• Build capacity of health facilities staff and CHW to improve treatment adherence
and
Psychosocial Support Counseling and provision of PHDP1 package for clients quality
of life and retention on services
• Provide TA to Health facility staff and CHW to strengthen paper based
management referrals system which include proper filling of referral forms, monitoring of returned
referral forms and keeping records appropriately

• With the support from the coordinator-community linkages; ensure planned
trainings and workshops or meetings for community stakeholders (lay counselors, CHW,
Treatment adherence counselors, CBHS Coordinators/supervisors, Local leaders, CSOs,
community members etc) in the project areas are well coordinated and implemented in high
quality and follow up is made for expected output or outcome
Documentation, reporting and sharing
• With the support from SMCE, she/he will coordinate the Stakeholders inventory
list and contacts and update from time to time (this include CHW, Lay Counselors, Support
groups, CSO, CHMT etc)

• Ensure project teams and partners are capable of documenting and compiling
monthly, quarterly or semiannual and annual community engagement activities
• Support the data collection, recording and reporting by volunteers using the
appropriate formats and submitted reports at the site;
• Compile monthly and quarterly report on community based health services
• Share experiences of implementing community based activities with other EGPAF
staffs and other partners;

• Document for sharing best practices in form of case studies, success stories,
abstracts, video clips and experiences from implemented community linkages
innovative interventions and activities both internally and externally to the
councils, ministry, development partners and donors 7 Representation and other
• Liaise with projects and other organization implementing community based
services for information sharing to further improve planning for facility and community
linkages and referral systems

• Travel up to 50% in supporting community based activities implementation and

representation to relevant meetings, workshop and conferences as much as
required by the projects


• Represent the organization in different collaboration meetings between the
government and other CBOs and NGOs that focus on strengthening continuum of
care in the community
• Undertake any other relevant duties as assigned by the direct supervisor or
senior management team.

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, Morocco
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Or e-mail: recruitment.tanzania@pedaids.org

Closing date: 08th January 2018. 
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