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2 Nov 2023

PMTCT/EID/Pediatric HIV Officer at Management and Development for Health (MDH)

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JOB VACANCY

Management and Development for Health (MDH) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization whose primary aim is to contribute to addressing the public health priorities of Tanzania and the world at large. The priorities include: HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis; Reproductive, Maternal, New-born and Child health (RMNCH), Nutrition; Non-Communicable Diseases of public health significance; as well as Health System Strengthening. MDH strongly believes in and works in partnership with various local and global institutions, Ministry of Health (MOH); President’s Office Regional Authorities and Local Government (PORALG); donor agencies; academic and non-academic institutions; implementing partners; civil society, community-based and faith-based organizations and others.

MDH (Sub recipient) in collaboration with Deloitte Consulting Limited (Prime) through USAID funded USAID Afya Yangu Southern Program seeks to recruit qualified individuals to fill the following vacancies.

 

 

POSITION TITLE: PMTCT/EID/Pediatric HIV Officer (1 Post)
  LOCATION: Ruvuma Region
 

REPORTS TO: PMTCT/EID/Pediatrics HIV Advisor Ruvuma

 

Position Summary: The PMTCT/EID/Pediatric HIV Officer works with and supports the PMTCT/EID/Pediatric HIV Advisor to ensure efficient implementation, M&E and reporting of PMTCT and EID services in her/his respective region, including Pediatric, adolescent and youth HIV prevention, testing, care and Anti-Retroviral Treatment services. She/he is responsible for the field implementation, coordination and reporting of all PMTCT/EID/Pediatric HIV initiatives in her/his respective region under the guidance of the PMTCT/EID/Pediatric HIV Advisor in collaboration with the Senior Advisor Quality Services Delivery, other project staff and R/CHMTs and supported facilities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1.  Support the PMTCT/EID/Pediatric HIV Advisor in the implementation, M&E and reporting of PMTCT/EID/Pediatric HIV services under the USAID Afya

Yangu Southern program, in line with the program work-plan

  1.  Support implementation of initiatives to address key program, donor and national priorities – such as Option B+, Index HIV testing, male involvement, Infant Virologic testing, PrEP for discordant couple and Pediatric HIV case identification, ARV optimization & HVL suppression -in line with national guidelines
  2.  Coordinate efforts to verify and assure fidelity, adherence to SOPs as well as quality of services and data on all supported PMTCT/EID/Pediatric HIV services through supervision, data quality assessment, chart/ register review, spot check, other approaches
  3. Provide TA to the R/CHMTs and supported facilities in planning, implementation, M&E and reporting of PMTCT/EID/Pediatric HIV and related programs and services
  4. Support PMTCT/EID/Pediatric HIV Advisor to asses and implement initiatives to address skill and resource needs in PMTCT/EID/Pediatric HIV services through supportive supervision, mentorship, on-job training, CQI and other approaches in collaboration with R/CHMTs
  5.  Support timely collection and submission of PMTCT/EID/Pediatric HIV data – as well as support strengthening of the related M&E systems – in collaboration with the M&E team
  6. To support the PMTCT/EID/Pediatric HIV Advisor in writing technical program documents including, reports, best practices, lessons learned and other relevant documents
  7.  Support and advise PMTCT/EID/Pediatric HIV Advisor on all PMTCT/EID/Pediatric HIV issues and perform other relevant duties as assigned by the line manager.

Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills:

  1.  Doctor of Medicine degree/ Advance Diploma in Medicine or Degree/Diploma in Nursing
  2. Minimum 3 years work experience in public health program including 2 years’ experience and technical expertise in PMTCT/Ped HIV programs at the regional level
  3.  Work experience in PEPFAR-funded HIV programs.
  4.  Experience in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL), Data Analysis, Interpretation, Utilization, CQI and Operational research in the PMTCT/Ped HIV program.
  5.  Ability to work and deliver under pressure and tight deadlines with minimum supervision.
  6.  Excellent communication (both verbal and written) and presentation skills.
  7. Fluency in both written and spoken English and Swahili Languages.
  8. Strong computer skills (MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  9. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and strong problem-solving skills.

Ability to travel to implementation districts a minimum of 80% of the time.

 

N/B:

MDH DO NOT have any agents and DO NOT charge any fees to the interested candidates.

 Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

To Apply for this Job register or login to https://recruitment.mdh.or.tz/ and from the Dashboard click on Search Vacancies button.

Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Submit your application before 10th November 2023

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Closing Date : 10th November, 2023.







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