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AFYA HATUA HIV Care and Treatment Director New Job Opportunity at THPS 2021

AFYA HATUA HIV Care and Treatment Director New Job Opportunity at THPS 2021

Job Title:  AFYA HATUA HIV Care and Treatment Director

Reports to:  Principal Investigator (PI)

Position Location:   Dar es Salaam with 35 % field travel

Job Summary

The Care and Treatment Director provides programmatic and technical leadership of all key components of the client-centered comprehensive facility and community-based HIV prevention, care, and treatment services throughout the HIV cascade at supported regions (Shinyanga, Pwani, and Kigoma).

S/He shall have in collaboration with the PI, day-to-day technical oversight of the project to provide strategic vision, management guidance.

S/He will work with technical leads to develop and implement individual staff action plans in line with the approved work plan and budget for the project year, manage the work plan and activities budgets to meet project objectives.

S/He will be responsible for reporting on project performance and progress on the regular level to the PI; and ensure that all deliverables in the HIV and TB cascades, service delivery models are met with technical excellence and that THPSs adapts evidence-based innovations.

S/He will engage with CDC as directed by the PI to ensure THPS supports

MOHCDGEC, PORALG to provide client-centered, family and community-centered HIV prevention, care, treatment, and support services.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with PI on all technical matters related to AFYA HATUA Project
  • Lead the development and implementation of the project technical strategies, in the implementation of comprehensive HIV and Prevention, Care and Treatment services including targeted HIV testing services (HTS), same day ART initiation, retention to ART, TB preventive treatment, Voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC), methadone assisted treatment for people who inject drugs (PWIDs).
  • Provide technical assistance in planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of client centered comprehensive HIV prevention Care and Treatment, TB and Opportunistic infections (OIs) programs for both general, priority and key populations in AFYA HATUA supported sites.
  • Lead the preparation of the comprehensive client centered HIV prevention, care and treatment and TB technical annual work plan with targeted benchmark indicators and evaluate them on weekly, monthly and quarterly.
  • Oversee the Facility services, Community services Technical Leads to ensure clear roles and responsibilities and lines of communication are maintained amongst the team members to meet project outcomes.
  • Lead the project monthly, quarterly and annual program review meetings; provide quarterly and annual progress reports on technical activities
  • Work closely with PI to harmonize annual, semi-annual, quarterly and monthly work plan
  • Ensure that all set comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment targets are met; come up with rapid change interventions for any targets lagging
  • Work with technical leads to compile and submit to PI monthly technical reports summarizing key achievements and areas for improvement for previous months
  • Work closely with the AFYA HATUA SI Director to lead technical review discussions meetings on selected indicators, weekly and monthly.
  • Represent the project in technical meetings, conferences, coordination platforms including National Technical working
  • Accompany the PI in all PEPFAR/CDC meetings and discussions related to the AFYA HATUA project; and prepare relevant presentations for review by the PI.
  • Advise the PI on efficiencies in implementation and ways to foster program sustainability by the
  • Perform others duties assigned by the

Qualifications, Experience & Skills required

  • Medical Doctor with a Master’s Degree in Public Health or other relevant advanced
  • 7 years plus experience in a senior technical position implementing comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment services including the newly adapted service delivery
  • Proficient in project management and leadership with a proven track record of managing a successful teams and program.
  • Demonstrated ability through previous experience leading a technical activity through evidence and data driven decision making; preferably in Tanzania
  • Vast experience working with national counterparts i.e. MoHCDGEC, PORALG and participating in National TWGs, participation in the development of various national policies
  • Experience with managing donor funding especially USG funding will be an added advantage
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, proven ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse partners, and proven ability to lead a multi-disciplinary
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing complex projects that are strategic in nature and national/international in scope.

AFYA HATUA HIV Care and Treatment Director New Job Opportunity at THPS 2021

How to apply:

Interested applicants should send an email recruitment@thps.or.tz attaching their application cover letter one-page maximum and CV four pages maximum by September 23rd, 2021 with a position title as a subject line, for example: “Community Service Technical Advisor’’.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Please do not attach any certificates when submitting online. 

THPS is an equal opportunity employer; women, people living with HIV/AIDS, and people living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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