30 May 2022

Technical Officer – TB Services at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS

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Job Description


The Technical Officer TB services (TO-TB) is a highly committed, self-motivated, and result-oriented individual. S/he will coordinate and supervise the implementation of TB and TB/HIV services within the region, towards effective and sustainable implementation. S/he will provide regional level technical assistance, mentorship, and supervision of the supported TB and TB collaborative activities, including designing and supporting the implementation of innovative approaches to ensure high quality and integrated TB and TB/HIV collaborative activities across the supported councils and facilities. S/he will be part of the Regional Acceleration Strategy team and will ensure effective collaboration with various technical officers while providing guidance and technical assistance to RTLCs and DTLCs in line with the government of Tanzania (NTLP) guidelines. The TO-TB will lead on documentation and sharing of best practices in TB and TB/HIV collaborative activities in their respective regions. The TO-TB will report to the Senior Strategic Results Manager – RAS, with a dotted reporting line for technical oversight to the Senior Technical Advisor TB Services.

Position Details

Job title: Technical Officer – TB Services

Primary manager: Senior Strategic Results Manager

Job Grade: 5

Location: Arusha.

Job Summary

The Technical Officer TB services (TO-TB) is a highly committed, self-motivated and result oriented individual. S/he will coordinate and supervise implementation of TB and TB/HIV services within the region, towards effective and sustainable implementation. S/he will provide regional level technical assistance, mentorship and supervision of the supported TB and TB collaborative activities, including designing and supporting implementation of innovative approaches to ensure high quality and integrated TB and TB/HIV collaborative activities across the supported councils and facilities. S/he will be part of the Regional Acceleration Strategy team and will ensure an effective collaboration with various technical officers, while providing guidance and technical assistance to RTLCs and DTLCs in line with the government of Tanzania (NTLP) guidelines. The TO-TB will lead on documentation and sharing of best practices in TB and TB/HIV collaborative activities in their respective regions. The TO-TB will report to the Senior Strategic Results Manager – RAS, with a dotted reporting line for technical oversight to the Senior Technical Advisor TB Services

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Leading and coordinating TB and TB/HIV collaborative activities in the region and councils including planning, implementation, monitoring, documentation, and reporting
Build capacity of HCPs to improve TB case finding including TB screening, linkage to diagnosis and treatment
Support councils to strengthen hub-and-spokes model for TB diagnostics, supporting utilization of GeneXpert and LED microscopy
Support facilities to establish client-centered service delivery models, including community contact tracing
Support facilities to enhance pediatric TB case finding and treatment.
Support provision of quality TB screening and TB Preventive Treatment (TPT) services
Supporting councils to implement quality MDR -TB services

Required Qualifications

Degree or advanced diploma in medicine, nursing, or related field with relevant national registration
A Master’s degree in public health or a related field is an added advantage
Experience of working with regional and council health management teams (RHMTs &CHMTs)
At least 2 years of experience working in public health programs/ services
At least 3 years of experience in implementation and management of TB and TB/HIV services
Ability to write reports, best practices, and lessons learned
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Excellent command of English and Swahili languages in written and oral communication.
Experience in basic computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and the internet
Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines

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Closing Date : 15th June, 2022.







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