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2 HIV Care and Treatment Program Officer New Jobs at HJFMRI

2 HIV Care and Treatment Program Officer New Jobs at HJFMRI

2 HIV Care and Treatment Program Officer New Jobs at HJFMRI

Job Title: HIV Care and Treatment Program Officer, TPDF Program– 2 Positions

Reports to: HIV Care and Treatment Technical Advisor

Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the C&T Technical Advisor, the Program Officer will support the coordination and monitoring of the imple­mentation of HIV/AIDS care and treatment activities at WRP-T supported TPDF health facilities in Tanzania mainland and Zanzi­bar.

The Program Officer will play a key role in ensuring program activities are carried out in alignment with the current Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar guidelines.

He/she will take on responsi­bilities in terms of providing regular supportive supervision and remediation plans for gaps identified at health facilities.

S/he will assist in identifying and supporting capacity development of facil­ity staff, as well as conducting basic M&E activities to monitor HIV care and treatment programs.

The Program Officer will be based at the WRP-T, TPDF program office in Dar es Salaam with regular travel to program sites across 16 regions and Zanzibar.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with TPDF health facilities to coordinate program planning, implementation and monitoring of integrated care and treatment services, RCH/PMTCT ac¬≠tivities, early infant diagnosis (EID), TB/HIV collaborative activities, as well as VMMC activities at facility level and through outreach activities
  • Build the capacity of health care workers and facilities by performing regular supportive supervision, mentorship
  • and technical assistance visits at HJFMRI supported Care and Treatment facilities in line with project objectives and MoHCDGEC guidelines and in cooperation with TPDF HQ
  • Collaborate with facility staff, expert clients and commu¬≠nity based HIV services providers to strengthen linkages of clients into care and treatment, PMTCT and EID
  • Facilitate and provide overall leadership and sound ad¬≠vice at facility and community settings and improve client adherence to ART
  • Work with the M&E team to ensure availability of M&E tools and their correct use for data recording and report¬≠ing
  • Liaise with the M&E team to ensure that program com¬≠ponents are functional (e.g. clarity of indicators, quality of M&E data collection tools, data quality and reporting)
  • Ensure quality implementation, achievement of results for program activities and collaborate with other HJFMRI TPDF and SHZ program staff to ensure effective team¬≠work
  • Timely activity and trip report writing and support tech¬≠nical advisors in preparation of quarterly narrative and other reports as may be required
  • Perform any other assignment or duties that may be re¬≠quired to support the general program

Requirements:

  • Medical Degree is mandatory from a recognized insti¬≠tution and must be registered with the relevant profes¬≠sional body in Tanzania; a postgraduate training in public health or infectious diseases will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 3 years‚Äô experience providing HIV/AIDS clinical care in Tanzania or previous experience work¬≠ing in HIV/AIDS care and treatment or research programs
  • Experience and knowledge of PEPFAR program imple¬≠mentation
  • Some knowledge of the current developments and best practices in the field of HIV and AIDS prevention
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili required
  • Basic competency with Computer Applications [Word, Ex¬≠cel, PowerPoint]
  • Up to 60% travel required

Key personal competencies:

  • Self- motivated and able to demonstrate high initiative
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work independently and in a team setting
  • Proven ability for program coordination, data analysis and report writing; ability to troubleshoot
  • Dynamic, persuasive and convincing
  • Excellent interpersonal Skills

 Applications Instructions

Cover letters and resumes should be sent by mail through post/ EMS/DHL/ or any reliable Courier to Senior Manager, Human Re¬≠sources, P.O. Box 6396, Mbeya, or sent through e-mail to recruitment@wrp.or.tz

NOTE: To be considered, applicants must put the TITLE OF THE JOB in the SUBJECT LINE. . Applications that are hand-de­livered will not be accepted. The deadline for applying is De­cember 15th, 2021. As detailed in the job description(s) below, those who do not meet the minimum requirements will not be considered.

HJFMRI is an equal opportunity employer

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