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Tanzania Health Promotion Supports (THPS) is an indigenous NGO established under nongovernmental organization act No 24 of 2002 in 2011. THPS works in partnership with the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC), Regional Administration and Local Government (PORALG), Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) and Ministry of Health (MoH) in Zanzibar with a goal of ensuring accessible high-quality health care services to Tanzanians; through strengthening of health and community systems for comprehensive quality health services including HIV/AIDS; Tuberculosis; prevention of GBV; reproductive, maternal, neonatal, child, and adolescent health (RMNHCAH) services; laboratory systems and services and health management information systems (HIMS). THPS is currently seeking highly experienced, committed and motivated Tanzanians to fill the following vacant positions for the PEPFAR/CDC AFYA KWANZA HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment Program:
POSITION TITLE: Strategic Information Director
REPORTS TO: Executive Director
LOCATION: HQ- Dar es Salaam
OVERALL JOB FUNCTION
The Director for Strategic Information (SI) is part of THPS leadership team, responsible for leading the THPS program in the planning and implementation of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) activities. S/He leads the Strategic Information and Research Department and save as the THPS focal person for all MEL related issues with MOHCDGEC, PORALG, donors, RHMT and CHMT and other stakeholders as requested by the THPS Executive Director. As the project’s SI technical lead s/he will ensure quality data for all THPS supported projects and timely reporting to GOT, PEPFAR, and other donors. S/He will facilitate a learning environment in ensuring THPS teams and HCWs have skills in data management, and using program data for continuous quality improvement (CQI). S/He is responsible for providing leadership in all SI issues along the HIV clinical cascade among all ages, gender, and risk groups for facility and community based i.e. HTS, treatment, adherence, viral monitoring, CQI, services delivery models (SDM), cervical cancer screening, gender-based violence, voluntary medical male circumcision, laboratory and supply chain management and ensure that they are integrated into routine monitoring of program. The SID will oversee the design and implementation of effective and efficient data collection systems, quality improvement and data analysis, including information dissemination to relevant stakeholders and capacity building for strategic information use at all health system levels. The role involves ensuring program knowledge and technical evidence is effectively generated, packaged and disseminated for program learning and information, decision making and policy improvement/adaptation. Program knowledge includes all information generated through routine program implementation, analysis of routine/existing qualitative and quantitative program data and through targeted data-driven rapid assessments. The position involves at least 50% field travel.
How to apply:
Interested applicants should send an email, [email protected] attaching their application cover letter one page maximum and CV four pages maximum by April 10th 2021 with a subject line Strategic Information Director Dar es Salaam Region. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Please do not attach any certificates when submitting online.
THPS is an equal opportunity employer; women and people living with HIV/AIDS are encouraged to apply. The deadline for submitting the application is 10 April 2021