New Job Vacancy at U.S. Embassy Tanzania, PHS Multidisciplinary Strategist | Deadline: 24th July, 2019

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Job in Tanzania 2019: New Job Opportunity at U.S. Embassy Tanzania, PHS Multidisciplinary Strategist | Deadline: 24th July, 2019
Announcement Number:TANZ-2019-024
Hiring Agency: Embassy Dar Es Salaam
Position Title: Public Health Specialist(PHS) Multidisciplinary Strategist – CDC (All Interested Candidates)
Open Period: 07/10/2019 – 07/24/2019 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone: GMT+3
Series/Grade: LE – 0550 10
Salary: TZS TSh57,770,978 – TZS TSh57,770,978
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours a week work schedule.
Promotion Potential: LE-10
Duty Location(s): 1inDar Es Salaam, TZ

• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:All Interested Applicants / All Sourc
Security Clearance Required:Public Trust – Background Investigation
Appointment Type Permanent
Appointment Type Details:Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
Marketing Statement:We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
Summary: The U.S. Mission in Dar es Salaam is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Public Health Specialist – Multidisciplinary Strategist at Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Supervisory Position:No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:No
Travel Required:Occasional Travel

The incumbent serves as deputy and senior public health technical advisor to the Associate Director of Programs (ADP) and Country Director (CD). Job holder shares oversight responsibilities for the development and implementation of public health-related technical program activities and has direct responsibility for day-to-day coordination of CDC-Tanzania’s program portfolio that supports the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The main responsibility of the incumbent is creating and implementing a framework to support strategic clustering of implementing mechanisms (IMs) with the intent to streamline CDC-TZ efforts with the shared vision of PEPFAR and Government of Tanzania (GOT) for HIV epidemic control. This position will also be responsible for the programmatic and technical planning, development and coordination of the clusters to 1) conceptualize and manage the CDC-Tanzania portfolio as ONE large-scale complex public health strategy instead of individual IMs, 2) identify and address gaps in scope of the IMs; and 3) utilize IM resources for maximum impact on epidemic control. The incumbent works closely with the ADP to ensure that all office/branch activities contribute to measurable results that are in accordance with agency regulations, PEPFAR strategic objectives, GOT strategic objectives, international ethical guidelines and standards for public health care.
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Program Management Percentage of Time: 55%
Administrative Management (20%)
Interagency/Implementing Partner Coordination (25%)
Major Duties continues on a separate document attached to the Vacancy Announcement.

Qualifications and Evaluations
EXPERIENCE: Five years progressively responsible public health experience in complex public health service-delivery projects within an HIV/AIDS intervention framework is required; an additional two years managerial responsibility with multiple staffing reporting is required.

Education Requirements:
Education: A Masters Degree (or host country equivalent) in Public Health Education or Health Science is required.
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LANGUAGE: Level IV (fluency – speaking/reading/writing) in English and Kiswahili is required. (this may be tested)

The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Agency Benefits:
The U.S. Mission in Dar es Salaam offers compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.

Other Information:

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.


AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **  

Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification. A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.
For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

How to Apply:
To apply for this position, applicants MUST apply electronically via ERA.
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Required Documents:
Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:
• Master’s Degree
• Proof of Citizenship
• Other Document (if any)
• Other Document 2 (additional)