2 Nov 2023

Project Officer – TB at Management and Development for Health (MDH)

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Job Description


Management and Development for Health (MDH) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization whose primary aim is to contribute to address public health priorities of the people of Tanzania and the world at large. These priorities include: communicable diseases such as HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; 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 secured an award to implement and oversee a Three (3) year Global Fund Project from 2024 to 2026. The Project is aiming to tackle systemic obstacles that hinder progress in achieving better outcomes for HIV, Tuberculosis, and Malaria while simultaneously striving for equity, sustainability, and enduring impact. In line with this endeavor, MDH, as Prime for Global Fund Project, is in search of qualified individuals to fill the following job vacancies.


Job Title: Project Officer – TB (1 Post)

Reports to: Manager-HIV and AIDS

Location: Dar Es Salaam


Job Summary:

The Project Officer–TB will be responsible for ensuring quality implementation of MDH’s community TB intervention in Regions of Coverage. S/he will work closely with local CSOs, local Government Authorities, Health Facilities and other Implementing Partners for increasing community TB cases identification and initiation of treatment. S/he will support the Project Manager – TB in the design, roll out and day – to – day management and implementation of TB interventions 9 Regions.  S/he will be responsible for ensuring quality implementation community TB interventions including providing close oversight of SRs/CSOs implementing TB Project in the Regions of implementation.


Main Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Participate fully in preparation and execution of GF Project work plans
  2. Collaborate closely with regional and district TB coordinators/focal persons and CBOs/CSOs to ensure smooth implementation of the planned TB interventions in respective regions/districts
  3. Provide start up support to the regions/districts in the implementation of the project and ensuring linkage with community-based approaches for increased access to HIV/TB services
  4. Coordinate the implementation of all planned activities in respective regions/districts
  5. Coordinate training activities and ensure adherence to national guidelines
  6. Ensure that all implementers of the project have the required guidelines
  7. Prepare detailed activity reports
  8. Prepare monthly, quarterly, semiannual and annual progress reports
  9. Provide supportive supervision to all project implementers in respective regions/districts to ensure quality implementation of project activities


Requirements, Education, work experience and skills:

  1. Bachelor degree in Public Health, Medicine, Nursing, or any related discipline.
  2. At Least Two to Five (2 – 5) years of experience in Public health, preferably in the field of HIV and AIDS, including experience in managing projects or programs related to TB.
  3. Experience with nonprofit organizations, government agencies, or international NGOs may be preferred.
  4. Strong project management skills are essential for overseeing TB projects, includes planning, budgeting, monitoring, and evaluating project progress.
  5. Strong understanding of Tuberculosis, including its treatment, prevention, and control strategies is essential.
  6. Familiarity with global TB initiatives and organizations, such as the World Health Organization (WHO) and Stop TB Partnership, is beneficial.
  7. Proficiency in data analysis and interpretation is crucial for monitoring the spread of TB, evaluating intervention strategies, and making data-driven decisions.
  8. Strong Collaboration skills with interdisciplinary teams is common in TB projects, so strong teamwork and interpersonal skills.
  9. Familiarity with TB diagnostic tools, treatment protocols, and prevention strategies.
  10. Skills in advocating for TB-related policies and influencing decision-makers.
  11. Strong interpersonal and communication skills to engage with diverse communities, build partnerships, and promote Diagnosing of TB.



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

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Submit your application before 10th November 2023

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Closing Date : 10th November, 2023.

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