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Zonal Coordinator (4 positions) at Tanzania Health Promotion Support (THPS)

Job Title: Zonal Coordinator (4 positions)
Reports to: Technical Manager
Position Location: Dar es Salaam, Dodoma, Mwanza and Kilimanjaro
Job Summary:
The Zonal Project Coordinator is responsible for provision of leadership, management and
technical support in the overall implementation of the USAID Police and Prisons Activity for
comprehensive HIV and TB care, treatment and prevention services across the zones in
Tanzania. Specifically, the Zonal Coordinator is responsible for the planning, coordination,
management, monitoring and evaluation of program activities at the zonal level. S/he will
oversee implementation of HIV and AIDS care, treatment and prevention programs including
HIV testing, ART initiation and retention, PMTCT cascade, TB services and viral load services
at all supported facilities in the zone in collaboration with technical advisors, regional and
district authorities. Creates good working relationships and accountability for improved
performance across all key intervention program areas. The Zonal Project Coordinator is the
primary contact in the Zone for this USAID Police and Prisons Activity and ensures that all
THPS staff in the Zone adhere to the MoHA legal framework during the implementation of
field activities.
Roles and Responsibilities:
• Oversee and manage overall all zonal staff and offices implementing USAID Police and
Prison Activity
• Provide oversight on provision of comprehensive HIV/AIDS and TB care, treatment and
prevention services in the supported facilities by supervising and supporting zonal team
• Provides primarily on-site supervision, guidance and support to facilities in the
implementation of comprehensive HIV and TB care and treatment services
• Provide leadership in the development, management and implementation, monitoring and
evaluation of program activities at the zonal level and facility level leading to desired
project results
• Liaise with the THPS central team, R/CHMTs, facility teams and other stakeholders in
coordinating implementation of the program and compliance to the national guidelines and
standards.
• Supports facility staffs to provide appropriate diagnostic and clinical services so that clients
adhere to their treatment and are virally suppressed
• Liaises with all relevant team members to ensure integration and coordination of HIV and
TB care and treatment activities with other program areas (i.e. prevention, enrollment,
tracking and retention)
• Work closely with the USAID Police and prison Activity THPS central technical team in
programmatic aspects of the supported TB services including screening for cervical cancer
among staff, inmates and surrounding community.
• Supervise the zonal office team to develop and adhere to standard operating procedures to
meet program goals and ensure compliance with national rules and regulation, THPS
policies and procedures.
• Participate and represent THPS in National Program related activities e.g. Development of
curricula/guidelines,
• Coordinate procurement of equipment and consumables for the sites in the zone
• Prepare budgets, work plans, monthly and quarterly reports and other technical reports
Perform any other related duties as assigned from time to time by supervisor.
Qualifications, Experience & Skills Required
• Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree or equivalent
• Master of Public Health or postgraduate degree in health disciplines is an added advantage
• A minimum of 5 years’ experience at HIV and/or TB programming and implementation.
• Knowledge with district-level health care systems in Tanzania is highly desired
• Strong people’s supervisory and management skills
• Experience in working with USG funded programs, USAID preferred
• Ability to build strong partnerships with relevant stakeholders at national, regional districts
and Community
• Excellent documentation skills including drafting of reports, presentations and best
practices
• Ability to work under pressure and timely meet deadlines
• Ability to plan, implement independently or in a team

How to apply:
Interested applicants should send their application cover letter one-page maximum and CV four pages’ maximum to [email protected] by (10th November 2020) with a subject line of ‘USAID Police and Prisons Activity’. Only shortlisted 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 disability are encouraged to apply

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