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Job vacancy : Management and Development for Health

- November 12, 2018
MDH seeks to recruit qualified individuals to fill vacancies in 2 regions of Kagera and Dar es Salaam, as described below:

1. Position Title: District Project Manager (DPM)- 1Post- Dar es Salaam
Reports to: Regional Project Manager (RPM), Dar es Salaam

Duties and Responsibilities
 To lead and oversee planning, implementation, M&E and reporting of the Afya Kwanza
project work-plan and other MDH supported activities, in her/his respective council(s)
 To lead implementation of key program initiatives to address program, donor and national
priorities – such as index HIV testing and focused PITC – in line with national guidelines
 To ensure efficient utilization of Afya Kwanza project resources and compliance with donor
regulations
 To actively participate in and provide technical assistance (TA) to the District Medical Officer
(DMO) and District AIDS Control Coordinator (DACC), Council Health Management Team
(CHMT) and supported health facilities in planning, implementation, M&E, and reporting of
HIV and related health programs, including the Council Comprehensive Health Plan (CCHP)
 To participate in strategic negotiations with council authorities on project issues on behalf of
the RPM
 To conduct needs assessment, on HIV and related programs and services in her/his council(s)
and organize efforts to address these needs -; including in areas of capacity building and health
system strengthening – in collaboration with the RPM, DMO and DACC.
 To identify, engage and facilitate strategic collaboration with existing and new partners, in
HIV and related services so as to maximize reach and impact of Afya Kwanza project
activities in the council(s)
 To work with the RPM and Grants Officer to develop and oversee sub-grantees plans and
budgets, as well as ensure optimum resource allocation and utilization and compliance with
donor regulations
 To ensure timely collection and submission of national HIV services and program data – as
well as support strengthening of the related M&E systems – in collaboration with the M&E
team
 Lead efforts to robustly analyse and utilize program data to inform plans, priorities and
resource allocation and write reports, best practices and lessons learned for wider
dissemination
 To lead efforts to identify gaps in HIV and related programs and services; design and
implement operational research (OR), PHEs, secondary data analyses and CQI initiatives to
address these gaps; and write abstracts, posters manuscripts, and policy briefs to widely
disseminate findings.
 To implement and manage a robust capacity building program, for HIV and related service
providers; capitalizing on supportive supervision, mentorship and on-job training
 To supervise program staff under her/him in her/his respective council(s)
 To actively participate in writing technical program documents including project proposals,
work-plans, reports, best practices, lessons learned and other relevant documents, as required
by the RPM.
 To support and advise the RPM on Afya Kwanza program implementation and related issues
in her/his respective council(s) and perform other relevant duties as assigned by the RPM

Required Qualifications: Education, Work experience and skills
 Medical Doctor degree with current registration from the Medical Council of Tanzania
 Master’s degree in Public Health or related field is an added advantage.
 At least 3 years of experience working in public health programs/ services
 At least 3 years of experience in design, implementation, management and M&E of HIV or
related clinical and public health programs and services
 Experience in using CQI, PHE and OR techniques to address public health challenges
 Experience in writing of abstracts, manuscripts, proposals and reports
 Excellent command of Swahili and English languages, in written and oral communication
 Experience in basic computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Power point and internet
 Ability to work under pressure and stringent deadlines
2. Position Title: Laboratory Officer -I post: Dar es Salaam
Reports to: Regional Project Manager. (RPM), Dar es Salaam
Duties and Responsibilities:
 The laboratory officer is responsible for ensuring that MDH supported sites meet national
standard for laboratory practices required to support all project activities, including capacity
building of laboratory personnel through trainings and mentorships.
 Ensuring good quality clinical laboratory testing in MDH supported private and public sites
by assessing site needs and addressing them, identifying areas for quality improvement and
provide technical assistance, ensure Lab manuals, guidelines, SOPs, work sheets and
forms/registers are utilized appropriately and ensure availability of reagents and other
laboratory supplies.
 Provide technical assistance to all supported facilities to ensure 100% coverage of monitoring
ART clients using viral load test
 Ensure smooth implementation of the national laboratory sample referral system to facilitate
viral load, EID and TB testing program
 Coordinate implementation of the CQI activities to strengthen the HIV rapid testing and
proficiency testing as per the national guideline
 Coordinate implementation of the laboratory biosafety and waste management practices at all
supported health facilities
 Ensure implementation of the laboratory quality assurance program at all laboratory level to
guarantee accurate and reliable laboratory test results
 Play supportive role in provision of technical assistance for the selected labs for accreditation,
as directed by the MDH Laboratory Services Manager.
 Assist the Lab Services Manager in the development of proposals, budgets, work-plans and
reports related to MDH’s Laboratory services support activities.
 Facilitate reports by preparing quarterly, semiannually and annually reports.
 Suggest innovative strategies for strengthening laboratory activities to improve quality of
clinical care.
 Carry out any other responsibilities as assigned by the Lab Services Manager.
Required Qualifications: Education, Work experience and skills
 At least degree in medical laboratory biosciences
 3 years’ experience previous work in managing laboratory HIV/AIDS prevention and Care
and Treatment program or projects
 In-depth understanding/knowledge of national and international laboratory standards, policies
and guidelines
 Excellent written and oral communication in English and Kiswahili
 Management of data base in access or other relevant software
 Experienced in computer software applications such as MS Word, Excel, and the Internet.

3. Position Title: Regional Clinical & SI Manager (RCSIM): 1Post: Kagera
Reports to: Regional Project Manager (RPM)
Job Summary: The Regional Clinical and SI Manager (RCSIM) will be responsible for providing
overall technical support in program implementation and SI activities at regional, district and facility
site level. She/he will responsible to the RPM and will work in close collaboration with the relevant
region and district level health management teams in program implementation.



Duties and Responsibilities
CLINICAL SERVICES SUPPORT:
 The RCSIM provides technical leadership to supported Afya Kwanza Project programs
including HIV Testing (HTS) Services, PMTCT, Care and Treatment (C&T), TBHIV
integration, Laboratory Support, Supply Chain Management and Retention and Community
Linkages, QI initiatives and Data Management in the assigned region.
 He/She oversees needs assessment, on HIV and related programs in the region and organize
efforts to address these needs including areas of capacity building through on-job training,
mentorship and supportive supervision and health system strengthening in collaboration with
the R/DACCs.
 In collaboration with the RPM, the RCSIM is responsible for the timely development of
efficient work plans for the region and the monitoring of the progress versus planned activities
and targets in these work plans
 To lead and oversee implementation, monitoring and reporting of ART Retention, TB/HIV
and Community linkage services in the region under the Afya Kwanza project
 To lead efforts in identification of gaps in ART retention, TB and community-based services;
design and implement/oversee PHE, secondary data analyses and CQI initiatives to address
these gaps; and write abstracts, posters manuscripts, and policy briefs to widely disseminate
findings.
 To provide technical assistance to the Regional and district health management teams, QI
teams and HFs in planning, implementation, M&E and reporting of CQI and PHE initiatives
 To lead implementation of CQI and PHE initiatives to address key program, donor and
national priorities, including index HIV testing, focused PITC, differentiated service delivery
models (SDMs), ART retention and viral load suppression in line with national guidelines
 In collaboration with the RPM, the RCSIM is responsible for distribution, follow up and
weekly/monthly monitoring of set targets of key performance indicators by the region,
districts and respective health facility
 To identify, engage and facilitate strategic collaboration with existing and new partners, in
HIV and related services so as to maximize reach and impact of Afya Kwanza project
activities in the region
 Collaborates with RPM, grants team and District Project Mangers in reviewing district subgrantees’
proposals and ensure implementation as per budgeted workplan so as to assure
realistic target setting and adequate allocation of resources
 To lead efforts in writing technical program documents including project proposals, workplans,
reports, best practices, lessons learned, and other relevant documents as required.
STRATEGIC INFORMATION SUPPORT:
 The RCSIM will work closely with M&E and Data Units in assuring data and quality of
reporting is up to required standards and in using M&E approach for effective program
management
 Provide technical assistance in strengthening the national M&E system for both HIV testing
services, Care and treatment services, PMTCT, TB/HIV, Retention and Community Linkage
services.
 To ensure timely collection and submission of national HIV services and program data – as
well as support strengthening of the related M&E systems.
 To oversee efforts to robustly analyse and utilize program data to inform plans, priorities and
resource allocation, write reports, best practices and lessons learnt for wider dissemination
and also for program evaluation.
 Responsible in coordinating timely program monitoring and reporting activities for HTS,
C&T, TB/HIV and PMTCT programs by districts at regional level for efficient data
collection, compilation and timely reporting at site level
 Participate in periodic data quality assessment activities to track progress in data management
at individual facilities, district and regional level.
 Perform a final review and verification of the quality and completeness of the quantitative
quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports from respective region, district and facilities.
 To ensure programmatic trainings conducted are done timely, are of national standards
following the national curriculum and are recorded timely in trainsmart
 To oversee ICT equipment are procured and recorded accordingly with periodic inventory
done on ICT materials at regional, district and facility level
 Performing any other work-related duty assigned by supervisor or SMT
Required Qualifications: Education, Work experience and skills
 Medical Doctor degree with current registration from the Medical Council of Tanzania
 Master’s degree in Public Health or related field is an added advantage.
 At least 3 years of experience working in public health programs/ services
 At least 3 years of experience in design, implementation, management and M&E of HIV or
related clinical and public health programs and services
 Experience in using CQI, PHE and OR techniques to address public health challenges
 Experience in writing of abstracts, manuscripts, proposals and reports
 Excellent command of Swahili and English languages, in written and oral communication
 Experience in basic computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Power point and internet
 Ability to work under pressure and stringent deadlines

4. Position Title: M&E Officer: 1Post – Dar es Salaam
Reports to: Senior M&E Manager

Job Summary: The M&E Officer is a self-motivated individual who will set and analyze data and
monitor achievements of project targets and goals. He/She will work in close collaboration with the
project team members in receiving and analyzing laboratory data and monitor performance.
Duties and responsibilities;
 Provide overall leadership in the statistical analysis of data including data management
 Provide coordination of project monitoring and reporting activities
 Build capacity of project staff to set a functional groundwork for efficient data collection,
compilation and timely reporting at site level
 Ensure completeness and comprehensiveness of project routine reports to respond to
stakeholders
 Perform statistical analysis of data collected from the facilities and assess the progress in
achievements of project targets
 Develop and implement monitoring and evaluation framework of the project including
indicator mapping
 Develop and implement SOP for how data for each indicator are to be collected, managed,
verified and used at each level of the health information system
 Develop and implement a capacity building plan for other technical staff to improve their
analysis skills
 Participate in developing and implementation of data quality assurance mechanisms
 Develop and facilitate implementation of M&E reporting calendar and coordinate reporting
activities during reporting period
 Prepare qualitative quarterly, semiannual and annual progress reports for MoHCDGEC,
partners and donor
 Participate in secondary analysis of data and writing conference abstracts and manuscripts for
publications
 Carry out any other responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor
Required Qualifications: Education, Work experience and skills
 A degree or master’s degree in biostatistics and M&E related fields
 Additional training in public health will be added advantage
 A minimum of 3 years experience in working at M&E and statistical data analysis position
especially in public health settings
 Ability to work both as individual and as a team with minimum supervision

5. Position Title: Compliance Manager: 1Post – Dar es Salaam
Report to: Director of Grants

Job summary: This position will ensure the organization and sub grantees complies with laws,
regulations, donors terms and conditions as well as third parties’ contractual terms and conditions.
Duties and Responsibilities:
 Ensure that the organization complies with all applicable laws, rules, regulation and USG federal
regulations.
 Review and evaluate accounting and related control systems policies and procedures for
compliance, adequacy and effectiveness in line with code of federal regulation and accounting
best practices.
 Conduct periodic compliance tests on financial and administrative controls to ensure their
effectiveness, reliability and integrity.
 Identify and develop risk management strategy for the organization, projects and sub recipients
and report progress on quarterly.
 Develop, mentor and develop sub recipients on compliance and work.
 Prepare reports to MDH management on observations and findings, making improvement and
follow up of implementation of past recommendations by the management, compliance
department, auditors and evaluators
 Verify assets and liabilities and make appropriate recommendations.
 Diagnose and develop enhanced procedures to ensure compliance with all regulatory, financial,
program, projects, strategic information and core operational system requirements.
 Conducting pre award assessment and continuous assessment to all sub grantees on their
capabilities to deliver expected results and donor terms and conditions.
 Review organization grants manual to ensure it aligns with donor expectations in financial and
programmatic project management
 Follow up of implementation of internal, external, evaluator and OIG recommendations
Required education and experience
 Professional accounting qualifications required e.g. CPA (T),ACCA,CIMA
 Master’s degree on Business administration or related field
 4 years’ experience in the same or equivalent position with auditing firm or NGOs or funding
agencies
 4 years’ work experience in donor funded programs and projects
 Experienced in USG grants management policies, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and
relevant applicable circulars
 Knowledge of grants management
 4 years’ work experience in compliance audit or internal audit or external auditing
 Analytical and report writing skills on finance, accounting, program and strategic information
and present to the management
 Conversant with Tanzania laws and regulations, and donors laws and regulations
 Experienced in risk management strategy from identification, assessment, evaluation,
mitigation strategies and follow up of implementation
 Ability to transfer compliance skills and knowledge through training and mentoring

TO APPLY:
Interested candidates for any of the above positions should submit an application letter
indicating clearly the position applied for, a detailed copy of their CV, and names and contact
information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of three work related referees.
Applications should be submitted by Monday 18th November, 2018, to the Director of Human
Resources and Administration through e-mail hr@mdh-tz.org or dropped by hand at the
MDH Head Office in Mikocheni, along Mwai Kibaki Road, Plot No. 802.
Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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