CharityJob Jobs in Tanzania : NTD Programme Manager
- Company: CharityJob
- Location: Tanzania
- State: Dar Es Salaam Jobs
- Job type: Full-Time
- Job category: NGO Jobs in Tanzania
Job Title: NTD Programme Manager Contract: 2 year fixed term contract Office location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Salary: Local Terms and Conditions apply Sightsavers is recruiting for an NTD Programme Manager to lead on programmatic management for the implementation of NTD. The role will focus upon the trachoma elimination initiative and on integration of mass drug administration against NTDs. The role will also be responsible for overseeing the delivery of programme targets, provision of programme management guidance and direct technical support to build the development of integrated NTD programmes and advocacy for the elimination of NTDs on a national basis. This role is responsible for the following areas; Strategic Programme Planning and Development
Participating in strategic planning processes
Collaborating with key stakeholders to scale up Trachoma Trichiasis management, integrated mass drug administration, FE initiatives and support to the five leading NTDs – trachoma, Ocho, lymphatic filariasis, soil transmitted helminths and schistosomiasis.
Providing leadership and guidance in the mapping of NTDs in Tanzania Country Programme Management
Providing effective management, coordination, technical advice and resource allocation
Supporting the country teams to establish and maintain effective relationships with the Ministry of Health and Social welfare (MoHSW) and other partners in order to advance sustainable national plans
Identifying, developing and evaluating new approaches and tools for programme implementation.
Monitoring and Evaluation
Leading on supporting implementing country teams in developing a system for monitoring and evaluating NTD programme performance.
Providing direction and support to assist country research teams
Advocacy and Strategic Alliances
Building and maintaining meaningful working relationships with a variety of partners and other stakeholders at a national and international level
Developing relationships with other NGOs to support funding and delivery of services
Representing Sightsavers at appropriate forums Fundraising
Providing assistance in identifying possible funding sources to support programme delivery
Working with TCO management team and global teams for new project design and donor engagements Research
Assisting the wider project teams in disseminating information on NTD activities The ideal candidate will have significant experience of strategic programme development and technical knowledge of two or more of the five leading NTDs.