Council Project Coordinator

Location: Tabora, Tanzania
Job Code: 1149
# of openings: 1

Description

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

 

"Sometimes in life there is that moment when it's possible to make a change for the better. This is one of those moments."

-Elizabeth Glaser

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 16 countries and at over 7,000 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children, and to help those already infected. Today, because of the highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United States. With a growing global staff of over 1,000—nine of 10 who work in the field—the Foundation’s global mission is to implement prevention, care, and treatment; further advance innovative research; and to execute strategic and targeted global advocacy activities to bring dramatic change to the lives of millions of women, children, and families worldwide.

 

Position Details

 

Job title:                                 Council Project Coordinator

Primary manager                   Senior Project Manager

Locations:                               - Multiple councils: Arusha CC, Arusha DC, Meru DC, Moshi MC, Moshi DC, Dodoma MC, Manyoni DC, Iramba DC, Nzega DC, Uyui DC, Kaliua DC

- Project offices: Arusha, Dodoma, Tabora

Local candidates strongly preferred 

           

Summary

The Council Project Coordinator (CPC) is a self-motivated individual who will provide direct oversight and technical assistance to a Council Health Management Team (CHMT) to enable them to provide quality integrated and comprehensive RCH/PMTCT, FP, TB and HIV services. She/he will be a focal person representing EGPAF within the district, with the primary goal to ensure quality RCH/HIV and integrated TB and FP services delivery by supported health facilities, through effective and proper communication, coordination, technical support and monitoring of the EGPAF supported program activities and the related activities in the district CCHP. S/he reports to the Senior Project Manager who provides leadership and technical support within the region. This position requires to be stationed in the field, with frequent travel within the district to its health facilities.

 

Essential Duties and Key Responsibilities

 

  • Coordination of council implementation plan to provide integrated HIV, FP and TB services
  • Provide technical assistance to councils to build capacity of council and health facility staff to offer quality integrated HIV, TB, and FP services
  • Performance monitoring and reporting, including f inancial monitoring of sub-agreements and programmatic monitoring.

 

Required Qualifications

 

  • Graduate degree in health or social sciences
  • Master’s in Public Health would be advantageous

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

 

  • At least 5 years’ experience with MNCH and HIV/AIDS programs is essential
  • Knowledge in Project Management and Quality Improvement
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Computer literacy, with comfortable working experience with the basic Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Ms Outlook)
  • Should be fluent in both Kiswahili and English

 

 HOW TO APPLY

EGPAF is an equal opportunities employer and the position is open to all. Qualified candidates should submit a CV, cover letter and relevant Certificates explaining how the experience detailed in the CV will contribute to the requirements of the position and references to EGPAF.

Submissions to be sent to:

 

The Human Resource Manager,

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation,

P.O. BOX 1628,

Oysterbay, Haile Selasie Road Plot # 8 & 10,

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

 

Or e-mail: recruitment.tanzania@pedaids.org

Closing date: 20th October 2016.

 

Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.



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