Jobs at Management and Development for Health (MDH) 2022

Jobs at Management and Development for Health (MDH) 2022

Management and Development for Health (MDH) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization whose primary aim is to contribute to address public health priorities of Tanzania and world at large. The priorities include: HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis; Reproductive, Maternal, New-born and Child health (RMNCH), Nutrition; Non-Communicable Diseases of public health significance; as well as Health System Strengthening. MDH strongly believes in and works in partnership various local and global institutions, Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC); President’s Office Regional Authorities and Local Government (PORALG); donor agencies; as academic and non-academic institutions; implementing partners; civil society, community-based and faith-based organizations and others.Nafasi za kazi MDH Tanzania 2022,Ajira mpya MDH Tanzania,Nafasi za kazi MDH Tanzania

MDH (Sub recipient) in collaboration with Deloitte Consulting Limited (Prime) through USAID funded Comprehensive Client-Centered Health Program–HIV and Tuberculosis (C3HP HIV TB) seeks to recruit qualified individuals to fill the following vacancies. 

POSITION: COMMUNITY ART OFFICER (CAO) (2 POSTS)
PROJECT: AFYA KWANZA
LOCATION: KAGERA AND GEITA REPORTS TO:
DISTRICT COMMUNITY SERVICES MANAGER
Position Summary: The Community ART Officer (CAO) is responsible for the day-to-day field implementation of MDH’s community ART program and services. She/He will work with the Council Health Management Teams (CHMTs), Community Volunteers, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Health Facilities (HFs)/ Health Care Providers (HCPs) and other stakeholders to support provision of recommended community ART services, tracking and continuum of care for patients on ART care.

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

Work experience and Skills:

1. Degree in Medicine, Diploma in Nursing or related field.
2. Postgraduate in related public health field is an added advantage.
3. At least three years’ experience working in Health-related project
4. Experience working in project related organization serving public health issues
5. Demonstrated self-starter and motivated 6. Ability to deal with work related pressure and adaptable.
7. Computer skills such as Microsoft word, power point and excel with data collection, processing and analysis.
8. Excellent command of both English and Kiswahili with strong writing and presentation skills.

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POSITION TITLE: PROGRAM OFFICER COVID-19 (CO) (1 POST)
PROJECT: AFYA KWANZA AND AFYA JUMUISHI
LOCATION: DAR ES SALAAM
REPORTS TO: REGIONAL VACCINE MANAGER
Position Summary: The Program Officer Covid-19 (CO) is a self-motivated individual who will coordinate all COVID19 vaccination activities at assigned councils collaboratively with Council Health Management team and program team to ensure objectives related to COVID19 vaccination are met. He/she is responsible in harmonizing all covid19 vaccination activities at both health facilities and community set up with quality provision of service according to ministry of health guide.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provide support to district Covid 19 vaccination program management such as updating work plans, coordinating staff and volunteer arrangements and monitoring program activities.
2. Track performance against project timelines, budget, objectives, and deliverables.
3. Serve as district point of contact and interacting independently with Facility field-based colleagues, using good judgment to monitor and address issues in a timely manner, and keeping senior district project management apprised of activity progress.
4. Assist with the preparation of project administrative reports and documenting program activities and deliverables for assigned portfolio.
5. Ensure timely implementation and achievement of project performance objectives and deliverables.
6. Rapidly prioritize and address programmatic, financial, administrative, and logistics needs and requirements generated from MDH leadership, and act as primary point of contact for select district for matters regarding Covid 19 and its vaccinations.
7. Contribute to the COVID-19 and vaccination work planning and budgeting processes.
8. Ensure compliance with MDH procurement and financial reporting procedures by field-based programs and serving as a resource to field finance and administrative staff on procurement and payment procedures. `
9. Serve as support to the DPM liaising in matters for internal units, such as Accounting, Travel, Contracts, Business Services, and others.
10. Maintain and update project tracking sheets for deliverables, as well as maintaining relevant project files.
11. Perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Required Education, Work experience and Skills:
1. Degree in Medicine, Nursing or related Health Sciences.
2. Master’s Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Administration, Health economics, Community Development or other relevant field will be an added advantage.
3. At least five years of related professional experience in managing public health programs, health systems or health service delivery with demonstrable competencies in large scale vaccination and/or other health prevention programs and services/ campaigns.
4. Demonstrated experience in Monitoring and Evaluation, reporting, data analysis and data use.
5. Demonstrated ability to plan and implement large scale vaccine interventions such as COVID-19, using a variety of methods.
6. Ability to build positive working relationships, characterized by mutual respect and professional courtesy, with counterparts and program beneficiaries across different boundaries.
7. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work successfully in multi-disciplinary team; manage multiple tasks concurrently; meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality.
8. Understanding of the Global and National COVID 19 Response Priorities and targets and program coordination with multiple stakeholders (local Gov, collaborators, Donors, CSOs, community/religion leaders.
9. Strong leadership skill and ability to transfer this skill to others.
10. Demonstrated self-starter (i.e., motivation, dealing with pressure, adaptability.
11. Computer skills such as Microsoft word, power point and excel with data collection, processing and analysis.
12. Excellent command of both English and Kiswahili with strong writing and presentation skills.

POSITION TITLE: SENIOR ADVISOR – QUALITY SERVICE DELIVERY (1 POST)
LOCATION: MTWARA
REPORTS TO: REGIONAL PROGRAM MANAGER
Position Summary: The Senior Advisor Quality Service Delivery will be responsible for providing overall technical leadership and oversight of all USAID Afya Yangu Southern Zone programs and services in the 3 respective region. She/he will be responsible to the RPM and will work in close collaboration with other regional project staff, relevant region and district level health management teams in program implementation.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provide technical leadership to supported USAID Afya Yangu Southern Zone programs including planning, execution, M&E and reporting of the entire program work-plan in the assigned region
2. Lead regional implementation of key program initiatives including HIV Testing (HTS) Services, Care and Treatment (C&T), PMTCT/EID, Ped HIV, Laboratory Support, Supply Chain Management and Retention and Community based health services, TB &TBHIV services to address program, donor and national priorities at her/his region
3. Actively participate and provide technical assistance (TA) to the R/CHMTs in planning, implementation, M&E, and reporting of HIV and TB and related health programs, including the regional and council health plans.
4. Oversee needs assessment, on HIV and TB 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/CHMTs.
5. In collaboration with the RPM, the Senior Advisor Quality Service Delivery will be 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.
6. Lead efforts in identification of gaps in HIV and TB programs; design and implement/oversee improvement initiatives to address these gaps; and write abstracts, posters manuscripts, and policy briefs to widely disseminate findings.
7. In collaboration with the RPM, the Senior Advisor Quality Service Delivery 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.
8. Identify, engage and facilitate strategic collaboration with existing and new partners, in HIV and related services so as to maximize reach and impact of USAID Afya Yangu Southern Zone program activities in the region.
9. Collaborate with RPM, grants team and regional technical team in reviewing district subgrantees’ proposals and ensure implementation as per budgeted workplan so as to assure realistic target setting and adequate allocation of resources.
10. Lead efforts in writing technical program documents including work-plans, reports, best practices, lessons learned, and other relevant documents as required for wider dissemination and also for program evaluation.
11. 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.
12. Ensure timely program monitoring and reporting activities for HIV and TB programs data including supporting strengthening of the related M & E systems- in collaboration with the ME&L team.
13. To supervise all regional technical staff under her/him and support them to achieve maximum potential. 4
14. Support and advise the Quality Service Delivery Manager on USAID Afya Yangu Southern Zone program implementation in her/his respective region and perform any other work-related duty as may be assigned by supervisor.
15. Perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Required Education, Work experience and Skills:
1. Medical degree (MD or equivalent).
2. Master’s degree in the following fields: Public Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, or related discipline is preferred.
3. At least five years’ work experience in public health program including 3 years’ experience with facility-based HIV services program planning and implementation at the national or regional level.
4. Working knowledge with PEPFAR-funded HIV programs.
5. Demonstrable leadership experience in public health programs and services with competencies in supervising individuals and teams to deliver intended outcomes.
6. Experience in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL), Data Analysis, Interpretation, Utilization and Operational research in the HIV and TB programs.
7. Fluency in both written and spoken English and Swahili Languages.
8. Strong computer skills (MS Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint).
9. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and strong problem-solving skills.
10. Ability to travel to implementation districts a minimum of 80% of time.

POSITION TITLE: MANAGER – HTS & FACILITY HIV PREVENTION SERVICE DELIVERY (1 POST)
LOCATION: DAR ES SALAAM
REPORTS TO: SENIOR MANAGER – QUALITY SERVICE DELIVERY
Position Summary: The Manager – HTS & Facility HIV Prevention Service Delivery is a technical expert in matters pertaining to HIV testing services (HTS) and HIV prevention. She/ He provides technical leadership and oversight of all HIV testing and prevention interventions and services. This includes; keeping abreast with key advances in the area of HIV testing and prevention; translating into practice, key program, national and global priorities in HTS and HIV prevention; as well as working with and providing technical support to other project staff at supported regions, key stakeholders at national, regional and local government authorities and other partners.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Lead and oversee planning, implementation, M&E and reporting of HIV testing and prevention services and other relevant activities across all supported regions and councils.
2. Oversee implementation of initiatives to address key program, donor and national priorities, including index testing, focused PITC, peer-based ART linkage, HIV self- testing, PrEP in line with national guidelines.
3. Forge strong partnership with key government ministries and offices at national, regional and council level, support national efforts and provide TA to relevant ministries, RHMTs and CHMTs in planning, implementation, M&E and reporting of HIV testing and prevention services.
4. Oversee needs assessment, on HIV testing and prevention services and organize efforts to address these needs; including capacity building and health system strengthening – in collaboration with the R/CHMTs. 2
5. Oversee and ensure efficient management project expenditure and other resources as per approved work-plan and budget.
6. Work with the project M&EL unit to put in place an efficient system for routine HIV testing and prevention data recording, cleaning, reporting and utilization.
7. Lead efforts to robustly analyse and utilize HIV testing and prevention data to inform plans, priorities and resource allocation and write reports, best practices and lessons learned for wider dissemination.
8. Lead efforts to identify gaps in HIV testing and prevention services; design and implement operational research (OR), PHE, secondary data analyses and CQI initiatives to address these gaps; and write abstracts, posters manuscripts, and policy briefs to widely disseminate findings.
9. Implement robust capacity building programs, for HIV testing and prevention services; capitalizing on supportive supervision, mentorship and on-job training in line with national guidelines.
10. Supervise program staff under her/him across supported regions.
11. Lead efforts in writing technical program documents including project proposals, work-plans, reports, best practices, lessons learned and other relevant documents, as required by the supervisor.
12. Support and advise the project leadership on all HIV testing and prevention issues and perform other relevant duties as assigned by her/his supervisor.
13. Perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Required Education, Work experience and Skills:
1. Medical degree (MD or equivalent).
2. Master’s degree in Public Health or related discipline is preferred.
3. At least eight years’ work experience in facility-based HIV services including 5 years’ experience with HIV testing services and/or prevention program planning and implementation at the national or regional level.
4. Working knowledge with PEPFAR-funded HIV programs.
5. Demonstrable leadership experience in public health programs and services with competencies in supervising individuals and teams to deliver intended outcomes.
6. Experience in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL), Data Analysis, Interpretation, Utilization, CQI and Operational research in the HTS and PreP.
7. Fluency in both written and spoken English and Swahili Languages.
8. Strong computer skills (MS Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint).
9. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and strong problem-solving skills.
10. Ability to travel to implementation regions a minimum of 50% of time.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates for any of the above position should submit the application letter, a detailed copy of their CV, names and contact information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of three work related referees. The candidate MUST clearly indicate the Title of the position applied for (as it appears in the advertisement) on the heading of the email.

Applications should be submitted to the Human Resource Director through email hr@mdh.or.tz by 10th August 2022.

MDH DO NOT have any agents and DO NOT charge any fees to the interested candidates. Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.