Zonal Program Manager New Job at Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Mwanza | Deadline: April 17th, 2019

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Jobs in Tanzania 2019: Zonal Program Manager New Job at Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Mwanza | Deadline: April 17th, 2019
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Tanzania is a non-government organization (NGO) dedicated to supporting the provision of high-quality, comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and treatment to HIV – exposed and infected children and adolescents in the Lake and Southern Highlands Zones of Tanzania through service delivery, training and research. Baylor Tanzania is part of the Baylor International Pediatric AIDS initiative (BIPAI) clinical centers of Excellence Network which is headquartered at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
Through collaboration with the United State Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Government of Tanzania Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW), Baylor – Tanzania is looking for highly motivated, well-qualified individual to join its growing program team in the following vacant positions:

Posted by: Baylor Tanzania
Posted date: 2019-Apr-05
Location: Mwanza

Position Summary:
The Zonal program Manager will work in close collaboration with the Technical Director to oversee day to day clinical operations to ensure smooth program implementation at the Zonal COE and outreach sites including leadership for clinical staff meetings and representation at all appropriate meetings. Will be responsible in providing supervision to clinical staff in provision of family centered pediatric and adolescent HIV/AIDS care and treatment for patients in the zonal referral hospitals, LZ COE including more than 20% travel to Scale Up districts

Duties and Responsibilities
• Spearhead provision of comprehensive pediatric HIV services at the COEs and in the Scale up districts by supervising and supporting regional program officers and all clinical staff at LZ COE
• Fostering positive internal and external relations with Government officials and the implementing partners
• Organize regular data/technical implementation review meetings for Comprehensive Pediatric Testing, Care and Treatment to program staff
• Provides continuous coaching and improvement of the quality of care and treatment by regular application of quality improvement and Site improvement and Monitoring Systems approaches
• In collaboration with the Technical Director develop and scale up change packages that address the gaps and challenges to ensure continuum of care and response in attaining the 90-90-90 targets in scale up districts towards the global eradication of HIV.
• Participate in developing program annual work plan, and budgeting activities, as well as review monthly budget Vs actual to advise clinical team on fund expenditure
• Coordinates the focal groups in the development and writing of project reports, and ensures that all donor reports and project write-ups, including but not limited to annual reports, success stories and program briefs, are data driven and articulate a compelling story
• Work with Technical Director and Chief of Party in resource mobilization and strategic plan development to guarantee programme sustainability and achieving Baylor-Tanzania mission
• Supervise the clinical team to develop and adhere to standard operating procedures to meet program goals and ensure compliance with national rules and regulation, Baylor -Tanzania policies and procedures, and local laws
• Facilitates information flow between management and clinical staff to ensure Zonal clinical operations align with program and donor requirements, and are in compliance with National standard operating procedures
• Set annual objectives, Job Descriptions and conduct performance appraisal of the clinical staff at least twice in a year and provides a report to Technical Director
• Prepare monthly duty roster for the clinical staff, review their timesheets, review and approve clinical staff leave
• Review activity proposals, cash advance, requests for medical supplies, LPOs and accountabilities for program technical activities
• Lead research activities in the zone
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Qualifications / Skills
• Masters of Medicine in Pediatrics or the equivalent from a recognized and accredited medical school
• Registered by the Tanganyika Medical Council as a Medical Doctor with at least two years of working experience
• Excellence in general pediatric medical care
• Familiarity with general HIV care and treatment
• Experience with program development, implementation and evaluation
• Experience with medical education and leadership preferred
• Familiarity with word processing and spreadsheet computer programs
• Knowledge of computer skills is an added advantage

How to apply:
If you are qualified and wish to join Baylor – Tanzania, Apply in confidence by submitting an application letter, a detailed CV, relevant copies of your certificates, and the names and contact information for three referees should be addressed to:

Executive Director, Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Tanzania
P.O. Box 5208 Mwanza, Tanzania.

An electronic copy of ONLY the application letter and CV should also be sent via email address: [email protected].or.tz
Application should reach Baylor – Tanzania no later than April 17th, 2019.
Note: Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.