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Job Opportunities at JHPIEGO Tanzania, December 2017

Job Opportunities at JHPIEGO Tanzania, December 2017
JHPIEGO
NAFASI ZA KAZI JHPIEGO
Sauti is a 5-year USAID-funded award being implemented by
Jhpiego-Tanzania in collaboration with partners EngenderHealth, PACT and
NIMR/Mwanza.

The goal of Sauti is to contribute to the improved health of
all Tanzanians through a sustained reduction in new HIV infections in support
of the Government Tanzania. This is done through deploying new, and/or
enhancing existing, vulnerability-tailored high-quality combination HIV
prevention; positive health, dignity and prevention (PHDP); and family planning
(FP) services for key and vulnerable populations (KVP) in selected regions of
Tanzania. Anticipated project results include: 1) Increased and timely use of
HIV prevention and FP services; 2) Improved positive behaviors and social norms
at the individual and community levels; 3) Reduced vulnerability of women
through novel structural interventions: and 4) Increasingly sustainable
comprehensive HIV prevention services for KVP.


The project is currently implemented in selected districts
in Iringa, Njombe, Mbeya, Shinyanga, Dar es Salaam, Mtwara, Tabora, Morogoro,
Kilimanjaro. Singida. Dodoma and Arusha regions. The following position are
open for immediate filling.

Position:
Pharmacist/Logistics and commodities Advisor [One position based in Dar es
Salaam]


Position Overview

The Supply Chain Technical Advisor cum Pharmacist position
will provide overall technical management and coordination of supply chain
activities for Sauti project. The incumbent will have technical and
programmatic leadership for planning, managing, and reporting on all health
commodities supply chain management activities to the project. S/he will
provide technical guidance and leadership to ensure supplies and commodities
are available at the last mile for program effectiveness. In addition, s/he
will supervise Jhpiego’s pharmaceutical warehouse ensuring the project meets
all necessary legal and technical requirements in procuring, storing and
distribution of pharmaceuticals to project beneficiaries as prescribed by local
authorities and the donors. S/he will be expected to provide overall guidance
in logistics management and serve as Jhpiego main point of contact for supply
chain related activities.

Required
Qualifications:

• Minimum of Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy
• Active registration with the pharmacy council is required.
• At least Five years (5) years’ experience in
logistics/supply chain management and/or public health commodities management,
especially MNCH, HIV testing and family planning commodities including a
supervisory experience
• Experience in managing a pharmaceutical warehouse
• Proficiency in common computer packages (e.g. Word, Excel,
Power Point) relevant to the work and eagerness and ability to learn
Forecasting and Excellent report writing skills and high level of computer
literacy with strong communication skills (verbal and written)
• Familiar with supply chain system in Tanzania. Knowledge
of existing supply chain management software/systems is an added advantage
• Ability to handle a variety of different assignments
sometimes under pressure of deadlines.
• Strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to
advocate and bring about consensus with senior government officials and
numerous stakeholders;

Position: Case
Manager [One Positon in each of the following Districts Mbarali DC, Rungwe DC,
Msalala DC, Ushetu DC, Ludewa DC, Iramba DC and Nzega DC]


Position Overview:

Conducting the phone calls to reach the backlog and any
prospective HIV infected /post GBV/IUD and FP Permanent methods individual who
has not been linked up already with the PE / HBC volunteers / community workers
and /or hasn’t an outcome from the database; similarly for the HIV infected beneficiaries
from C&T reports, VMMC reports, PMTCT/EID reports. Coordinate the escorted
referral, tracking and partner notification from Sauti service.delivery points
(CBHTC+, HBTC+, DIC), and other non-Sauti service delivery points (C&T,
VMMC PMCT/EID) by monitoring peer educators/community workers performance
through the respective biomedical providers. Reconcile and compile data into
the regional tracking register and the regional partner listing and outcome
register, and maintain it on weekly basis.

Required
Qualifications:

 • Diploma in
community development, sociology or other relevant field.
• Minimum 3 years’ experience working in community and/or
home-based care programs.
• – Prior experience in working-with literate and
non-literate audiences; experience in participatory methods
• Experience working with community health workers and/or
peer educators and/or community based HIV service providers/HBC providers
highly desirable.
• Demonstrated self-management (i.e. motivation, dealing
with pressure, adaptability).
• Highly flexible to accept dual multiple roles and extra
tasks as assigned by the Biomedical Advisor and /or Clinical Services Program
Officer.


Position: Community
ART Coordinator [1 for Shinyanga, 1 for Dar es Salaam and 1 for
Iringa/Morogoro]


Position Overview:

The Community ART Coordinator will provide technical
oversight for the Community ART interventions in the regions. S/he will
collaborate with the Sauti project Community ART 6pecialist to provide
technical assistance on the provision of ART to KVP. The incumbent will also
provide guidance, monitoring and technical assistance on Community ART services
to the R/CHMTs and to the sub awarded CSOs; as well coordinate the Community
ART operations through the CBHTC+. S/he will provide technical and programmatic
assistance that incorporates evidence-based best practices in the coordination,
monitoring and assessment of Community ART programming and ensure adherence to
approved protocols.

Required
Qualifications:

• Medical or Nursing degree required, with additional
post-graduate training in public health desirable
• At least 5 years demonstrated experience working in one or
more areas of biomedical HIV prevention including: HIV care and treatment
(required), HIV Testing Services, TB and TB/HIV, PMTCT, and Community Based HIV
Services
• Proven supervision and leadership skills, as well as
skills in training, facilitation, team building and coordination
• Strong leadership and technical capacity to support
service delivery, especially at the community level
• Excellent grasp of clinical issues and current literature
HIV/AIDS, family planning, TB and STIs
• Strong change management, results-oriented and
decision-making skills
• Excellent written and oral communication and presentation
skills in English and Kiswahili.
• Experience in KVP or related programs
• Experience in planning, developing, implementing and
evaluating HIV public health programs
• Experience working in the Tanzanian public health sector
highly desirable particularly in areas of HTC, HIV care and treatment, family
planning, and TB.
• Experience working with USG programs is highly desirable
• Experience and understanding of the PEPFAR framework is
desirable
• Ability to travel in and out of the region for up to 70%.

Position: Pharmacist/Logistics
and Commodities Advisor [One position based in Dar es Salaam]


Position Overview:

The Supply Chain Technical Advisor cum Pharmacist position
will provide overall technical management and coordination of supply chain
activities for Sauti project. The incumbent will have technical and
programmatic leadership for planning, managing, and reporting on all health
commodities supply chain management activities to the project. S/he will
provide technical guidance and leadership to ensure supplies and commodities
are available at the last mile for program effectiveness. In addition, s/he
will supervise Jhpiego’s pharmaceutical warehouse ensuring the project meets
all necessary legal and technical requirements in procuring, storing and
distribution of pharmaceuticals to project beneficiaries as prescribed by local
authorities and the donors. S/he will be expected to provide overall guidance
in logistics management and serve as Jhpiego main point of contact for supply
chain related activities.

Required Qualifications:
• Minimum of Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy
• Active registration with the pharmacy council is required.
• At least Five years (5) years’ experience in
logistics/supply chain management and/or public health commodities management,
especially MNCH. HIV testing and family planning commodities including a
supervisory experience
• Experience in managing a pharmaceutical warehouse
• Proficiency in common computer packages (e.g. Word, Excel,
Power Point) relevant to the work and eagerness and ability to learn
Forecasting and Excellent report writing skills and high level of computer
literacy with strong communication skills (verbal and written)
• Familiar with supply chain system in Tanzania. Knowledge
of existing supply chain management software/systems is an added advantage
• Ability to handle a variety of different assignments
sometimes under pressure of deadlines.
• Strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to
advocate and bring about consensus with senior government officials and
numerous stakeholders;
• Previous experience working with USG funded programs,
development agencies, URT and local implementing partners
• Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple
tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.
• Excellent written and oral communication and presentation
skills in English and Kiswahili.
• Ability to travel.

Send your application with email subject mentioning the
position and location you are applying for, through [email protected] Please note that only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted. The closing of this advert in 2 weeks after first
publication.

Caution to the applicants There have been some bogus job
adverts online that require candidates to apply through some email addresses of
public domains e.g. Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc. Kindly note: [email protected] is the
address to use all the time. Please ignore any of those adverts. We also do not
charge any application fee nor entertain any meetings or telephone calls. If
shortlisted, you will receive an official call from our office and receive
required steps. If you suspect any wrong — doing kindly write to the Director
of Human Resource [email protected]

Source: The Guardian December 18, 2017
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