Thursday 26 October 2023

Manager-TB at MDH Tanzania November, 2023

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Jobs in Tanzania 2023: New Job Opportunities at Management and Development for Health (MDH), 2023
Management and Development for Health (MDH) Jobs 2023
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 the people of Tanzania and the world at large.
These priorities include: communicable diseases such as HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; 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 with various local and global institutions, Ministry of Health (MoH); President’s Office Regional Authorities and Local Government (PORALG); donor agencies; academic and non-academic institutions; implementing partners; civil society, community-based and faith-based organizations and others.

MDH seeks a qualified individual to fill the job position below.....
MDH secured an award to implement and oversee a Three (3) year Global Fund Project from 2024 to 2026. The Project is aiming to tackle systemic obstacles that hinder progress in achieving better outcomes for HIV, Tuberculosis, and Malaria while simultaneously striving for equity, sustainability, and enduring impact. In line with this endeavor, MDH, as Prime for Global Fund Project, is in search of qualified individuals to fill the following job vacancies.

Manager-TB (1 Post)
Reports to:
Project Director
Location: Dar Es Salaam
Job Summary:
The Manager-TB will provide technical and leadership oversight in implementation of MDH’s community TB interventions. S/he will ensure timely, high quality and effective delivery of TB services in compliance with the national and GF guidelines, approved work plans, performance framework and budgets. S/he will provide overall leadership in design, plan and roll out of innovative approaches for effective implementations TB interventions.

S/he represent MDH and work closely with national technical working groups and relevant Government Authorities for providing oversight and leadership in implementation of TB Project in Tanzania and particularly Regions of coverage. S/he will be responsible for providing technical and leadership support to Project Officers in his/her portfolio.

Main Roles and Responsibilities:
1. Responsible for planning and management of MDH Global Fund TB Project in order to achieve agreed targets in accordance with the approved work plan and approved performance framework
2. Design, develop and review TB implementation plans and strategy in lines with MDH policy, national and GF requirements.
3. Perform oversight role on the Project as may be directed by the Project Director and undertake delegated administrative duties as decided from time to time by the Project Manager in line with appropriate MDH policies and regulations.
4. In close coordination with Project Director, prepare Management Plan for SRs implementing TB Module and ensure that all activities progress in accordance with grant agreements, completed on time, and all deliverables are of high quality.
5. Provide leadership and technical backstopping to TB teams in their work with the SRs on regular basis.
6. Foster an environment of shared learning and collaboration among all team members, including SRs and across sectors
7. Take leadership in maintaining coordination among all relevant actors involved in GF in Tanzania, including coordination and effective collaboration among SRs
8. Lead on internal and external Project/project evaluations conducted by LFA, GF, TNCM and MDH.
9. Support /conduct onsite field verifications and when necessary by LFA, GF and TNCM and ensure the execution of baseline, periodic, and final evaluations as necessary in coordination with the Projected Director
10. With the guidance from the Project Director, take lead in preparation, reviewing PRs quarterly and Semi-annually reports (PUDR), and analyzing and presentation of data during quarterly review meetings from partners implementing TB, DR-TB and TB/HIV activities. Providing feedback on performance based on in depth analysis of data reported by SRs.

11. Provide technical support across the TB Projects to ensure that activities are implemented based on evidence and adhering to national and international standards
12. Provide guidance and oversight of technical components of the project to ensure implementation that complies with PR and SR work plans, performance framework, implementation arrangement mapping and the budgets
13. Participating in national TB-related technical working groups and other fora that bring together key actors in the national TB response
14. Provide guidance in designing and conducting technical updates to enhance capacity of Project staff and implementing SRs for effective implementation of activities.
15. Proactively identify and share among SRs best practices to promote “SR to SR learning”
16. Regularly engage with appropriate national and international technical assistance providers.
17. Establish and maintain a strong and positive working relationship with the Global Fund, SRs, co-PR, relevant UN agencies (WHO, UNAIDS, UNOPS, UNFPA, UNICEF, etc.) and bilateral agencies (i.e. USAID, PEPFAR, GIZ, DFID, AUSAID, etc.) as well as Tanzania Government officials
18. Interface regularly and appropriately with national level technical mechanisms, particularly the Tanzania Health Sector Coordinating Committee and the TSGs for HIV/AIDS, and TB
19. Develop communication mechanisms and schedules to ensure efficient and effective management of information and ensure open communication and coordination among SRs and colleagues
20. Represent the TB component in all appropriate forums, meetings and workshops to share and disseminate GF experience and models of TB service delivery and TB/HIV integration.

Requirements, Education, work experience and skills:
  • BachelorDegree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Medicine, Nursing, or other related discipline and a Masters Degree in Public Health is must.
  • At Least Five to Seven (5 – 7) years of experience in Public Health, healthcare management, or HIV and TB Project management.
  • Prior experience working on TB and HIV-related projects is a significant advantage.
  • Experience with grant management and reporting for healthcare projects.
  • Proficiency in building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders, including government bodies, NGOs, and community organizations.
  • Proven ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams, manage conflicts, and ensure team cohesion.
  • Ability to analyze healthcare data, evaluate project outcomes, and make data-driven decisions to improve project performance.
  • Strong financial management skills to oversee project budgets, allocate resources efficiently, and ensure cost-effectiveness.
  • In-depth understanding of TB and HIV, their prevention, treatment, and management strategies, as well as the healthcare systems and protocols associated with them.
  • Familiarity with project management software, data analysis tools, and healthcare information systems.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for effective collaboration with multidisciplinary teams, donors, government agencies, and healthcare providers.
  • Ability to respond to unforeseen crises or emergencies related to TB and HIV effectively.
Submit your application before 10th November 2023.
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