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Position Title: Technical Director
Reports to: Chief of Party-SAFE VMMC Project
Supervisory role: 4 Deputy Directors (Deputy Director Clinical services, Demand Creation, Project Coordination and Monitoring and Evaluation
Location: Dar es Salaam
APHFTA is an umbrella organization of the private (self-sustaining) health sector in Tanzania established in 1994, as a Non-State organization. It serves as a public forum for the private health sector and provides a comprehensive array of advocacy, administrative, knowledgesharing, and networking products and services to the Private Health Care Sector (PHCS). It endeavors to link the PHCS with the community and thereby contribute towards poverty alleviation. Over the years, it has engaged the PHCS in the delivery of public health goods under the Ministry of Health Community Development Gender Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC) partnering to improve the quality of care in health sector and to achieve the objectives of the Health Sector Strategic Plans, the National Strategy for Poverty Reduction and Economic Growth (MKUKUTA) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
APHFTA is currently implementing a 3 years USAID SAFE VMMC project in Iringa, Njombe, Tabora, Singida and Morogoro regions in Tanzania. The Project’s Goal is to contribute to the reduction of new HIV infections in Tanzania and the Project Purpose is to increase circumcision coverage to 95 percent among males 15-29 years old. In this project APHFTA works with over 200 public and private health facilities in the targeted regions to deliver quality Male Circumcision services. Specifically APHFTA as contractor focuses on strengthening the capacity of service delivery teams to provide comprehensive, high quality and sustainable VMMC services aligned to National and PEPFAR guidelines and policies.
APHFTA is looking for a qualified, experienced and interested individual to apply for the position of Technical Director for the USAID SAFE VMMC Project at its Headquarters in Dar es Salaam.
Objective of this Role
The Technical Director’s overall roles and responsibilities of are to provide technical guidance in the assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of VMMC services by strengthening the capacity of service delivery teams to provide comprehensive VMMC services aligned to National and PEPFAR guidelines and policies and promotes adherence to COP20 VMMC technical considerations.
Roles and Responsibilities
Required Qualifications and experience
Instructions to interested applicants
Deadline of Submission
The Expression of Interest must be in English and should be submitted electronically or physically to APHFTA offices and addressed to:
Chief Executive Officer,
Association of Private Health Facilities in Tanzania (APHFTA),
Lumumba Street, Kidongo Chekundu, P.O.Box 13234, Dar es Salaam-Tanzania.
E-mail [email protected]
The closing date is 20th January 2021 at 18hr00 EAT. Interested applicants should ensure that Expression of Interest are delivered timely and to the correct address as indicated above. In case of late submission, the application will not be considered for evaluation.
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